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Jansen Gomes - BJJ Black Belt and 2023 IBJJF World Champion

Jansen Gomes - BJJ Black Belt and 2023 IBJJF World Champion

1. Jensen Gomes’ Details

Jensen Gomes’ Details
Name Jansen Gomes Ramos
Nickname “Nenego”
Born Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Date of Birth October 20, 2001
Nationality Brazil
College N/A
Last Fight 2023 IBJJF World Championship
Last Weigh In Middleweight
Weight Class Meio Pesado (88.3 kg / 195 lbs)
Weight 88.3 kg / 195 lbs
Height N/A
Disclosed Career Earnings N/A
Fighting out of Brazil
Foundational Style Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu
Favorite Technique / Position Guard Passing
Rank BJJ Black Belt
Awarded by Antonio Carlos “Bode”
Head Coach Antonio Carlos “Bode”
Lineage Carlos Gracie > Helio Gracie > Rolls Gracie > Romero Cavalcanti > Ricardo Vieira > Antonio Carlos > Jansen Gomes
Team Association CheckMat Jiu-Jitsu
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2. Jansen Gomes’ Biography

Jansen Gomes is a BJJ black belt under his father Antonio “Bode” Carlos. Gomes trained under Professor Ricardo and Leonardo Vieira while representing CheckMat Jiu-Jitsu. He joined a BJJ program led by Ricardo “Ricardinho” Vieira. Gomes is an active grappler who has competed in multiple color belt divisions. His brother, Jonata Gomes, is also an active grappler who represents CheckMat Academy internationally.

2.1. Jansen Gomes's Early Life

Gomes was born in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, on October 20, 2001. He was raised in the Comunidade do Cantagalo in the southern zone of Rio de Janeiro, where the community is known for producing world champions. The credit goes to the hardworking nature of the native people.

2.2. Influenced By his Father and Coach

Carlos, Gomes’s father, is a BJJ black belt and the reason behind Gomes’ successful grappling career. During Gomes’s childhood, he watched his father practice BJJ techniques that later caught the attention of the young talent. Being an athletic child, Gomes started jiu-jitsu at a very young age, with his father becoming Gomes’s first BJJ instructor.

2.3. Joining Coach Ricardo Vieira’s BJJ Social Project

Gomes met Ricardo Vieira through his father as Vieira was once Carlos’s teacher. Gomes joined Vieira’s social project in Cantagalo while actively training at Fightzone Academy in Copacabana. The social project focused on the development of teenagers who wished to learn jiu-jitsu.

2.4. Trained Under Leonardo Vieira and Lucas Leite

Gomes moved to the United States to learn more about IBJJF competitions. In the U.S, Gomes trained under Leonardo Vieira and Lucas Leite, the teachers at CheckMat Jiu-Jitsu.

3. Jansen Gomes’ BJJ Matches

3.1. Gomes’s Success as a Yellow Belt

Soon after starting jiu-jitsu, Gomes was awarded his yellow belt. Gomes then started competing at the Mirim age group (6 to 7 years old) and won his first national title. This success boosted Gomes’s confidence.

3.2. 2019 IBJJF World Championship as a Purple Belt

As a purple belt, Gomes began to compete in international championships. Gomes won first place at the 2019 IBJJF World Championship.

3.3. 2021 IBJJF World Championship No-Gi

At the 2021 IBJJF World Championship No-Gi, Gomes won first place in the brown belt division.

3.4. Promoted to Black Belt

At the 2021 IBJJF World Championship, Gomes was also promoted to a black belt by his father, Carlos, while Gomes was standing at the 1st position on the podium.

3.5. 2023 IBJJF European Open Championship

At the 2023 IBJJF European Open Championship, Gomes won first place as a black belt.

3.6. 2023 IBJJF World Championship

Jansen Gomes became the 2023 IBJJF World Champion as a black belt.

4. Jansen Gomes’ Historic Fights

4.1. Jansen Gomes Vs. Andy Varela

Video Credits: FloGrappling

Andy Varela is a 10th Planet BJJ black belt under Casey Halstead. Varela and Gomes competed at the Who’s Next (WNX), hosted by Who’s Number One (WNO), on July 14, 2022. This competition is a submission fighter challenge that only allows submission techniques. At the start of the fight, Varela went for Gomes’s head. Varela tried to grab ahold of Gomes’s head, but Gomes managed to escape every single time. Gomes played defensively at the start of the fight to learn Varela’s fighting style. Eventually, Gomes submitted Varela via an armlock within seven minutes.

Year Event Opponent W/L/D Method Stage Weight Class Location
2022 Who’s Next Andy Varela Win Submission By Armlock R1 Absolute N/A

4.2. Jansen Gomes Vs. Bruno Tosto

Video Credits: IBJJF

Bruno Tosto is a BJJ black belt who competed against Gomes at the finals of the 2022 IBJJF Victoria Open Championship. Gomes went for an armbar two minutes into the match, but Tosto managed to defend himself very well and got out of the submission. Gomes was dominating throughout the match, even maintaining back control. Unfortunately, Tosto’s defense was too strong. Unfortunately, Tosto couldn’t defend himself forever, and Gomes eventually submitted Tosto via an armbar and won the finals.

Year Event Opponent W/L/D Method Stage Weight Class Location
2022 IBJJF Victoria Open Bruno Tosto Win Submission By Armbar Finals Medium Heavyweight N/A

4.3. Jansen Gomes Vs. James McClughen

Video Credits: IBJJF

James McClughen is a BJJ black belt under Mark Turner, known for his defensive fighting style. Gomes tried to initiate the single-leg takedown, but McClughen managed to escape. McClughen tried to escape Gomes’ strong hold but tapped out upon submission. Eventually, Gomes applied a kimura and forced McClughen to tap out. Gomes submitted McClughen via a kimura in only one minute and 35 seconds. This match marked Gomes becoming the 2019 IBJJF World Champion as a purple belt.

Year Event Opponent W/L/D Method Stage Weight Class Location
2019 IBJJF World Championship James McClaughen Win Submission By Kimura Finals Medium Heavyweight Long Beach, California

5. Jansen Gomes’s Performance at the 2023 IBJJF World Championship

Video Credits: FloGrappling

At the 2023 IBJJF World Championship, Gomes won the gold medal in the middleweight division and won first place by defeating the undefeated BJJ champion, Tainan Dalpra. Gomes competed in the middleweight division and won the gold medal. He also defeated Tye Ruotolo, WNO Middleweight and Welterweight Champion, in the semifinals and the undefeated BJJ champion, Tainan Dalpra, in the finals.

In the finals of the championship, Gomes won against Dalpra by advantage and broke Dalpra’s 60 match winning streak. It was the most important fight of the whole championship. It shocked the audience and the whole BJJ community and proved what Gomes is capable of.

6. FloGrappling Who's Next Series

Video Credits: FloGrappling

Gomes was one of the 16 contestants on the reality show broadcasted by FloGrappling, Who’s Next: Submission Fighter Challenge. Gomes also competed at the Who’s Next Championship because of his contract with FloGrappling.

“People can be better than me—more skilled—but I want it more, so I think that makes me different.”
(Jansen Gomes)

7. Jansen Gomes's Championship Record

7.1. IBJJF World Championship

Year Weight Division Medal
2021 Middleweight Gold Gold Medal Icon
2021 Middleweight Gold Gold Medal Icon

7.2. AJP Grand Slam World Tour

Year Weight Division Medal
2022 85 Kg Gold Gold Medal Icon

7.3. Brazilian No-Gi Championship

Year Weight Division Medal
2022 Middleweight Gold Gold Medal Icon

7.4. European Championship

Year Weight Division Medal
2023 Middleweight Gold Gold Medal Icon

7.5. IBJJF Pan American Championship

Year Weight Division Medal
2023 79.5 Kg Silver Silver Medal Icon

7.6. IBJJF World Championship

Year Weight Division Medal
2023 Middleweight Gold Gold Medal Icon

8. Jansen Gomes' Main Color Belt Achievements

Year Event Belt Position
2019 IBJJF World Championship Purple 1st
2019 AJP Abu Dhabi World Pro Purple 1st
2019 AJP Grand Slam, LA Purple 1st
2019 IBJJF Pan Championship Purple 2nd
2020 IBJJF American Nationals Brown 1st
2020 IBJJF American Nationals No-Gi Brown 1st
2020 IBJJF European Open Purple 3rd
2020 IBJJF American Nationals No-Gi Brown 3rd
2021 IBJJF World Championship Brown 1st
2021 IBJJF World Championship No-Gi Brown 1st
2021 IBJJF Pan Championship Brown 1st
2021 IBJJF American Nationals No-Gi Brown 1st
2021 Subversiv 6 Brown 1st
2021 AJP Grand Slam, MIA Brown 2nd

8.1. Teen/Juvenile Belts

Year Event Weight Class Position
2013 IBJJF Brazilian Nationals N/A 1st
2014 IBJJF Brazilian Nationals Medium Heavyweight 1st
2015 IBJJF Brazilian Nationals Medium Heavyweight 3rd
2016 IBJJF Brazilian Nationals Medium Heavyweight 1st
2017 IBJJF World Championship Medium Heavyweight 1st
2017 IBJJF South American Championship Medium Heavyweight 1st
2017 IBJJF World Championship Medium Heavyweight 2nd
2017 IBJJF European Open Championship Medium Heavyweight 2nd
2017 IBJJF Brazilian Nationals No-Gi Medium Heavyweight 2nd
2018 IBJJF World Championship Medium Heavyweight 1st
2018 IBJJF Pan Championship No-Gi Medium Heavyweight 1st
2018 IBJJF European Open Championship Medium Heavyweight 1st
2018 IBJJF American Nationals Medium Heavyweight 1st
2018 IBJJF American Nationals No-Gi Medium Heavyweight 1st
2018 IBJJF European Open Championship Medium Heavyweight 2nd
2018 IBJJF American Nationals Medium Heavyweight 2nd
2018 IBJJF World Championship Medium Heavyweight 3rd

9. Jansen Gomes's Main Achievements

9.1. Gi Tournaments

Year Event Weight Class Position
2019 IBJJF World Championship Medium Heavyweight 1st
2021 IBJJF World Championship Medium Heavyweight 1st
2021 IBJJF Pan Championship Medium Heavyweight 1st
2022 AJP Grand Slam, RJ Medium Heavyweight 1st
2022 CBJJ Brazilian Nationals No-Gi Medium Heavyweight 1st
2023 IBJJF World Championship Medium Heavyweight 1st
2023 IBJJF European Open Championship Medium Heavyweight 1st
2023 IBJJF Pan Championship Medium Heavyweight 2nd

9.2. No-Gi Tournaments

Year Event Weight Class Position
2021 IBJJF World Championship No-Gi Medium Heavyweight 1st
2020 IBJJF American Nationals No-Gi Medium Heavyweight 1st
2021 IBJJF American Nationals No-Gi Medium Heavyweight 1st
2020 IBJJF American Nationals No-Gi Medium Heavyweight 3rd

10. Jansen Gomes's BJJ Professional Record Breakdown

79 Matches 70 Wins 9 Losses 0 Draws
By Submissions 32 2 0
By Points 30 4 0
By Advantages 2 2 0
By Decision 5 0 0
By Penalties 0 0 0
By DQ 1 0 0
By Others 0 1 0
Draws 0 0 0

10.1. Submission W/L Methods

Submission Method 32 Wins 2 Losses
Rear Naked Choke 11 0
Armbar 4 0
Triangle 1 0
Kimura 1 0
Armlock 1 0
Submission 1 0
Choke from Back 4 0
Short Choke 3 0
Baseball Bat Choke 1 0
Bread Cutter Choke 1 0
Bow and Arrow 2 0
Tarikopata 1 0
Americana 1 0
Inside Heel Hook 0 1
Kneebar 0 1

11. Jansen Gomes's BJJ Fight History

Year Event Opponent W/L/D Method Weight Class Stage
2014 IBJJF Pan Jiu-Jitsu Championship Alejander Mariano W Bow and Arrow Medium Heavyweight N/A
2014 IBJJF Pan Jiu-Jitsu Championship Nata Lima W Rear Naked Choke Medium Heavyweight N/A
2014 IBJJF Pan Jiu-Jitsu Championship Wesley Possamai W Points Medium Heavyweight N/A
2014 IBJJF Pan Jiu-Jitsu Championship Wesley Possamai W Points Medium Heavyweight N/A
2014 IBJJF Pan Jiu-Jitsu Championship Alejander Mariano W Points Medium Heavyweight N/A
2020 Who’s Number One Rui Alves W Points Medium Heavyweight N/A
2021 Subversiv 6 Miha Perhavec W Decision N/A N/A
2021 Subversiv 6 H. Reyes W Armbar N/A N/A
2021 Subversiv 6 N. Blugel W Americana N/A N/A
2021 IBJJF World Jiu-Jitsu Championship Sean Yadimarco W Points N/A N/A
2021 IBJJF Pan Jiu-Jitsu Championship Sean Yadimarco W Other N/A N/A
2022 N. Orleans Open Augusto Maciel W Pts: 6x0 Heavyweight 4F
2022 N. Orleans Open Lucas Lisboa W Referee Decision Heavyweight SF
2022 N. Orleans Open M. Fonseca W Armbar ABS R1
2022 N. Orleans Open Helton Jose L Pts: 0x0, Adv ABS 4F
2022 IBJJF Pan American Championship Christian Yost W Baseball Bat Choke Medium Heavyweight R1
2022 IBJJF Pan American Championship Leandro Lo L Pts: 5x0 Medium Heavyweight 4F
2022 Warrior Challenger Jared Vanderaa W Kimura ABS R1
2022 Warrior Challenger Erberth Santos W Points ABS 4F
2022 Warrior Challenger Thiago Silva W Points ABS SF
2022 Warrior Challenger Austin Baker W Pts: 5x0 ABS F
2022 IBJJF Chicago Spring Open Rodrigo Tatu W Armbar Medium Heavyweight SF
2022 IBJJF Chicago Spring Open Rodrigo Tatu W Short Choke Medium Heavyweight F
2022 IBJJF Chicago Spring Open Helton Jose W Referee Decision ABS 4F
2022 IBJJF Chicago Spring Open Bryan Peterson W Bread Cutter Choke ABS SF
2022 Whos Next Andy Varela W Armlock ABS R1
2022 IBJJF World Championship Joao Cizeski W Rear Naked Choke Medium Heavyweight R1
2022 IBJJF World Championship Gustavo Batista L Pts: 2x0 Medium Heavyweight 8F
2022 Whos Next Izaak Michell L Inside Heel Hook ABS SF
2022 Grand Slam Rio de Janeiro Lucas Gualberto W Pts: 3x0 Middleweight R1
2022 Grand Slam Rio de Janeiro Lafayette Pinheiro W Pts: 6x1 Middleweight 8F
2022 Grand Slam Rio de Janeiro Uanderson Ferreira W DQ Middleweight 4F
2022 Grand Slam Rio de Janeiro Leon Brito W Rear Naked Choke Middleweight SF
2022 Grand Slam Rio de Janeiro Rafael Paganini W Pts: 5x0 Middleweight F
2022 IBJJF Vitoria Open Championship Uilton Silva W Rear Naked Choke Medium Heavyweight SF
2022 IBJJF Vitoria Open Championship Bruno Tosto W Armbar Medium Heavyweight F
2022 IBJJF Vitoria Open Championship Alisson Oliveira W Rear Naked Choke ABS R1
2022 IBJJF Vitoria Open Championship Elder Gomes W Rear Naked Choke ABS 4F
2022 IBJJF Vitoria Open Championship Gabriel Henrique W Pts: 7x2 ABS SF
2022 IBJJF Vitoria Open Championship Bruno Tosto W RNC ABS F
2022 IBJJF Vitoria No-Gi Championship Pierpaolo Chiappe W Pts: 6x0 Middleweight SF
2022 IBJJF Vitoria No-Gi Championship Gabriel Lima W Rear Naked Choke Middleweight F
2022 IBJJF Brasileiro No-Gi Championship Servio Tulio W Pts: 2x0 Middleweight 4F
2022 IBJJF Brasileiro No-Gi Championship Luan Carvalho W Pts: 2x0 Middleweight SF
2022 IBJJF Brasileiro No-Gi Championship Romualdo Lucas W Pts: 6x0 Middleweight F
2022 AJP SA Team Nata Lima W Rear Naked Choke Middleweight RR
2022 AJP SA Team Wesley Possamai W Pts: 6x2 Middleweight RR
2022 AJP SA Team Alejander Mariano W Pts: 7x1 Middleweight SF
2022 AJP SA Team Marcello Lemelle W Bow and Arrow Middleweight F
2022 BJJ Stars Marcos Martins W Referee Decision Medium Heavyweight SPF
2022 WP Qualifier Joseph Ferreira W Pts: 9x0 Middleweight 4F
2022 WP Qualifier Lucas Giraud W Pts: 3x1 Middleweight SF
2022 WP Qualifier Fellipe Andrew L Pts: 2x1 Middleweight F
2023 IBJJF European Open Championship Vinicius Lessa W Choke from Back ABS R1
2023 IBJJF European Open Championship Harryson Pereira W Pts: 0x0, Adv ABS R2
2023 IBJJF European Open Championship Mason Fowler L Kneebar ABS 4F
2023 IBJJF European Open Championship Taylor Pearman W Pts: 7x0 Medium Heavyweight R1
2023 IBJJF European Open Championship Matheus Spirandeli W Pts: 2x0 Medium Heavyweight 4F
2023 IBJJF European Open Championship Wellington Luis W Choke from Back Medium Heavyweight SF
2023 IBJJF European Open Championship Pedro Machado W Pts: 2x0 Medium Heavyweight F
2023 IBJJF London Open Championship Uanderson Ferreira L Pts: 4x2 Medium Heavyweight SF
2023 IBJJF London Open Championship Andrew Santos W Choke from Back ABS R1
2023 IBJJF London Open Championship Erick Souza W Submission ABS 4F
2023 IBJJF London Open Championship Bradley Hill W Pts: 15x0 ABS SF
2023 IBJJF London Open Championship Roberto Jimenez W Pts: 6x4 ABS F
2023 AJPGD LDN Tarik Hopstock W Pts: 12x1 Middleweight 4F
2023 AJPGD LDN Faris Lamkadem W Rear Naked Choke Middleweight SF
2023 AJPGD LDN A. Murtazaliev W Tarikoplata Middleweight F
2023 IBJJF Pan American Championship Karol Kaina W Short Choke Medium Heavyweight R1
2023 IBJJF Pan American Championship Bruno Matias W Triangle Medium Heavyweight 8F
2023 IBJJF Pan American Championship Enderson Dias W Pts: 2x0 Medium Heavyweight 4F
2023 IBJJF Pan American Championship Ronaldo Junior W Referee Decision Medium Heavyweight SF
2023 IBJJF Pan American Championship Gustavo Batista L Pts: 2x2, Adv Medium Heavyweight F
2023 ADGS ABD Vahid Vazirian W Pts: 18x0 Middleweight 4F
2023 ADGS ABD Hiago Lima W Rear Naked Choke Middleweight SF
2023 ADGS ABD Uanderson Ferreira W Injury Middleweight F
2023 IBJJF World Championship Lucas Brito W Short Choke Middleweight 8F
2023 IBJJF World Championship Alexandre Jesus W Choke from Back Middleweight 4F
2023 IBJJF World Championship Tye Ruotolo W Pts: 4x0 Middleweight SF
2023 IBJJF World Championship Tainan Dalpra W Pts: 0x0, Adv Middleweight F

12. Jansen Gomes's BJJ Top Fight Links

Jansen Gomes vs Ronaldo Junior / 2023 Pan Championship

Tainan Dalpra vs Jansen Gomes | 2023 IBJJF World Championship

Jansen Gomes v Pedro Machado / European Championship 2023

Jansen Gomes v Roberto Jimenez / London Open 2023

Photo Credit: @jansengomesbjj

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