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Larissa Campos - BJJ Black Belt

Larissa Campos - BJJ Black Belt

1. Larissa Campos Details

Larissa Campos Details
Name Larissa Campos Carvalho
Nickname Lari
Born Araraquara, São Paulo, Brazil
Date of Birth 24 October 1994
Nationality Brazilian
College/University N/A
Age 28 Years
Last Fight IBJJF Los Angeles Open 2022
Last Weigh In Featherweight
Weight Class Peso Pluma (53.5 Kg / 118 lbs)
Weight 53.5 Kg / 118 lbs
Height N/A
Career Disclosed Earning N/A
Fighting out of Brazil
Foundational Style Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu
Favorite Technique Triangle & Hip-Bump Sweep
Rank BJJ Black Belt
Awarded by Thiago de Guimarães
Head Coach Thiago de Guimarães
Lineage Carlos Gracie Senior -> Hélio Gracie -> Royler Gracie -> Wellington Dias -> Thiago de Guimarães -> Larissa Campos Carvalho
Team Association Gracie Humaita Reunion BJJ
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2. Larissa Campos Biography

Larissa Campos Carvalho, also called Lari, is a BJJ Black Belt under Thiago de Guimarães. She represents the Gracie Humaita Reunion BJJ which is located off the coast of Africa. She is one of the female light featherweight competitors who have won the IBJJF World Championships.

2.1. Larissa Campos Early Life

Larissa Campos was born in Araraquara which is situated in Sao Paulo in Brazil, on 24 October 1994. She was brought up in Araraquara.

2.2. Larissa Campos Met Thiago de Guimarães

When Larissa Campos was 19 years old, she met Thiago de Guimarães in May 2013. Soon, they became friends. At that time Thiago was a Black Belt in BJJ. He taught BJJ to the people of Reunion Island which is located off the coast of Africa.

Thiago was the one who initiated BJJ on Reunion Island. People on that island were not aware of Jiu-Jitsu.

2.3. Started Training in Jiu-Jitsu

As Larissa and Thiago both fell in love quickly. By August 2013, Larissa had moved to Reunion Island. She was aware of BJJ her whole life as it was a famous and trending sport in Brazil. But she never felt the urge to start training.

After only 1 month of living on the island, Larissa became so inspired by BJJ that she started training. She was aware of BJJ a long time ago, but now she started to closely observe her favorite BJJ practitioners.

She had been watching students train in BJJ. As Thiago was the head coach of Gracie Humaita Reunion BJJ, Larissa watched him teach BJJ techniques to his students. Having a sharp memory helped her remember the BJJ technique which she had been noticing for a long time.

Only after some months, she had the requisite knowledge of BJJ submissions and techniques. It was a surprise for Larissa herself because she was not an athlete. She never participated in any competitive sport, but she embraced Jiu-Jitsu. She even imagined instructing BJJ to her fellow women who wanted to grapple. When Thiago saw Larissa’s admiration and fascination with BJJ, he started coaching her.

2.4. Started Coaching to Women and Children

Larissa's grappling skills brought her into the focus of the BJJ community. Her consistency towards BJJ let her win many BJJ championships and tournaments. Her grappling skills were improved enough that his coach gave her the responsibility of coaching women and children.

It was like her dream had come true. She gave her life and heart to BJJ and inspired women.

3. Larissa Campos Pro BJJ Combats

Larissa Campos Pro BJJ Combats

3.1. Promoted to Blue Belt

Larissa was shortly promoted to Blue Belt after she started grappling. She even competed in the IBJJF Championships as a Blue Belt. She started teaching BJJ at Thiago’s BJJ institute while she was a Blue Belt. She had earned that place through her sheer determination and hard work.

3.2. IBJJF European Open Champion

Larissa Campos earned the 1st position at the IBJJF European Open Championship in 2015 and 2016, while being a BJJ Blue Belt.

3.3. Promoted to Brown Belt

After Larissa's consecutive successes, Larissa was promoted to Brown Belt in 2018. Her win streak did not break; rather she became more serious and enthusiastic about BJJ.

3.4. IBJJF World Champion

Larissa won the 1st position at the IBJJF World Championship in 2018 as a Brown Belt. Larissa is the kind of fighter who keeps on struggling to get to the top position and then retains it no matter what.

3.5. Received Her Black Belt

Larissa Campos had a phenomenal and outstanding performance in the BJJ color belt divisions. She had won many national and international championships along with world titles. At last, she received her BJJ Black Belt from Thiago de Guimarães in December 2018.

Larissa was in the limelight the day she started training in BJJ. Though she started training BJJ late, she proved that all her life she has only done one thing and that was BJJ. It only took 5 years and 3 months for Larissa to reach from White to Black Belt. Her enthusiasm and hard work enabled her to gain and retain a tremendous BJJ career.

3.6. IBJJF Pan American Champion

After receiving her Black Belt in 2018, Larissa conquered the 3rd position at the IBJJF Pan American Championship in 2019.

4. Larissa Campos Historic Fights

4.1. Larissa Campos Vs. Clara Dufau

Clara Dufau is a BJJ Black Belt. Larissa is a composed fighter. She neither stalls her opponent nor goes for the aggressive fighting style. She has a mature and well-constructed form of handling her opponents. Clara, on the other hand, had an aggressive fighting style.

Larissa’s ground grappling skills are the reason for her fame which she earned in no time. Both fighters scored advantage points against each other. Larissa Campos won the fight by submitting Clara Dufau via Armbar in only 7 minutes and 28 seconds.

Year Event Opponent W/L/D Method Stage Weight Class Location
2020 IBJJF European Open Clara Dufau Win Submission By Armbar Eliminator Open Lisbon, Portugal

4.2. Larissa Campos Vs. Bianca Basilio

Bianca Basilio is a BJJ Black Belt under Caio Almeida. She is one of the top BJJ grapplers of her generation. Bianca had an aggressive fighting method at the start of the match. Larissa had, as usual, a calm fighting strategy.

Larissa scored 2 points at the advent of the match and laid pressure on Bianca. Larissa had a strong grip on Bianca that did not allow her to gain the dominant position. Despite Bianca’s struggles, Larissa Campos submitted her via Armlock.

Year Event Opponent W/L/D Method Stage Weight Class Location
2020 IBJJF European Open Championship Bianca Basilio Win Submission By Armlock Semi Final Featherweight Lisbon, Portugal

4.3. Larissa Campos Vs. Claudia Do Val

Claudia Do Val is a BJJ Black Belt under Ricardo De La Riva. Claudia did not compete often when she was in colored belt divisions. Still she managed to be a strong grappler and is now one of the top female BJJ competitors.

This fight was worth watching because both grapplers had a calm fighting style. Larissa had a strong hold of grips while Claudia, most of the time, had the dominant position. Both fighters executed excellent grappling skills but Larissa Campos won the fight by scoring more points.

Year Event Opponent W/L/D Method Stage Weight Class Location
2019 IBJJF Paris Fall Open Claudia Do Val Win Points Final Open Paris

5. Larissa Campos Championships

Year Event Belt Position
2021 IBJJF World Championship Black 3rd
2020 IBJJF European Open Black 2nd
2020 IBJJF European Open Black 3rd
2019 IBJJF European Open Black 2nd
2019 IBJJF Pan American Championship Black 3rd

5.1. IBJJF World Championship

Year Medal
2021 Bronze Bronze Medal Icon

5.2. Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu European Championship

Year Medal
2020 Bronze Bronze Medal Icon
2020 Silver Silver Medal Icon

6. Larissa Campos Main Achievements

6.1. Gi Tournaments

Year Event Weight Class Position
2020 IBJJF Pan American Championship Absolute 3rd
2019 IBJJF Pan American Championship Absolute 3rd
2017 IBJJF British Nationals Weight & Absolute 1st
2016 IBJJF British Nationals Weight & Absolute 1st

6.2. No-Gi Tournaments

Year Event Weight Class Position
2018 IBJJF London Fall No-Gi Open Weight & Absolute 1st
2017 IBJJF British Nationals No-Gi Weight & Absolute 1st
2017 IBJJF Spanish Nationals No-Gi Absolute 1st
2016 IBJJF British Nationals No-Gi Weight & Absolute 1st

7. Larissa Campos Main Achievements (Belts)

Year Event Belt Position
2018 IBJJF World Championship Brown 1st
2018 IBJJF London Winter Open Champion Brown 1st
2018 IBJJF London Fall Open Brown 1st
2018 IBJJF London Fall No-Gi Open Brown 1st
2018 IBJJF Pan American Championship Brown 2nd
2018 IBJJF European Open Brown 2nd
2017 IBJJF World Championship Purple 1st
2017 IBJJF British Nationals Purple 1st
2017 IBJJF British Nationals No-Gi Purple 1st
2017 IBJJF Spanish Nationals No-Gi Purple 1st
2017 IBJJF Rome Open Purple 1st
2017 IBJJF Pan American Championship Purple 2nd
2017 IBJJF European Open Purple 2nd
2017 IBJJF Rome Open Purple 2nd
2017 IBJJF Spanish Nationals Purple 3rd
2016 IBJJF European Open Blue 1st
2016 IBJJF British Nationals Blue 1st
2016 IBJJF British Nationals No-Gi Blue 1st
2015 IBJJF European Open White 1st

8. Larissa Campos BJJ Professional Record Breakdown

27 Matches 14 Wins 12 Losses
By Submissions 5 2
By Points 5 3
By Advantages 0 2
Other 3 6
By DQ 1 0

8.1. Submission W/L Methods

Submission Method Wins Losses
Armlock 1 0
Toehold 0 1
Armbar 1 1
Submission 2 0
Choke 1 0

9. Larissa Campos BJJ Fight History

Year Event Opponent W/L/D Method Weight Class Stage
2022 IBJJF Los Angeles Open Sophia Dalpra W Points Featherweight Final
2022 IBJJF San Diego Open Sophia Dalpra W Submission Featherweight Final
2021 IBJJF World Jiu-Jitsu Championship Bianca Basilio L Toehold Featherweight Semi Final
2021 IBJJF World Jiu-Jitsu Championship Nikki Sullivan W Points Featherweight N/A
2021 Jiu-Jitsu Con Tammi Musumeci L Points Featherweight Final
2020 IBJJF European Championship Amal Amjahid L Points Featherweight Final
2020 IBJJF European Jiu-Jitsu Championship Ffion Davies L Advantage Absolute Semi Final
2020 IBJJF European Jiu-Jitsu Championship Amal Amjahid L Advantage Featherweight Final
2020 IBJJF European Jiu-Jitsu Championship Bianca Basilio W DQ Featherweight Final
2020 IBJJF European Jiu-Jitsu Championship Bianca Basilio W Armlock Featherweight Semi Final
2020 IBJJF European Championship Clara Dufau W Armbar Absolute Eliminator
2019 IBJJF European Jiu-Jitsu Championship Bianca Basilio L Other Absolute N/A
2019 IBJJF European Jiu-Jitsu Championship Amal Amjahid L Points Light Featherweight Final
2019 IBJJF European Jiu-Jitsu Championship Amal Amjahid W Other Light Featherweight N/A
2019 IBJJF Pan Jiu-Jitsu Championship Amanda Monteiro L Other Light Featherweight N/A
2019 IBJJF Pan Jiu-Jitsu Championship Maria Malyjasiak L Other Absolute N/A
2019 IBJJF Pan Jiu-Jitsu Championship Pati Fontes W Other Light Featherweight N/A
2019 IBJJF World Jiu-Jitsu Championship Ana Carolina Schmitt L Other Featherweight N/A
2019 IBJJF British Championship Christine McDonagh W Other Absolute N/A
2019 IBJJF Paris Fall Open Claudia Do Val W Points Absolute Final
2019 IBJJF Paris Fall Open Rose Marie el Sharouni W Submission Featherweight Final
2019 IBJJF Paris Spring Open Claire France Thevenon W Choke Absolute Final
2019 IBJJF Paris Spring Open Danielle Alvarez L N/A Super Heavyweight Final
2018 IBJJF Rome Open Ffion Davies L Armbar Absolute Final
2014 IBJJF Pan Jiu-Jitsu Championship S. Flores W Points Featherweight N/A
2014 IBJJF Pan Jiu-Jitsu Championship Tammi Musumeci W Points Featherweight N/A
2014 IBJJF Pan Jiu-Jitsu Championship Kristin Mikkelson L Other Absolute N/A

10. Larissa Campos Top Fights

Larissa Campos VS Rose Marie el Sharouni / Paris Fall Open 2019

Larissa Campos v Tammi Musumeci / Nashville Open 2021

Larissa Campos v Sophia Dalpra / San Diego Open 2022

Larissa Carvalho vs Claire France Thevenon / Paris Spring Open 2019

Larissa Campos v Sophia Dalpra / Los Angeles Open 2022

Larissa Campos VS Clara Dufau / European 2020

Photo Credit: @lari.campos_

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