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Rudson Mateus - Proficient BJJ Submission Grappler

Rudson Mateus - Proficient BJJ Submission Grappler

1. Rudson Mateus Details

Rudson Mateus Details
Name Rudson Mateus Sarmento Teles
Nickname N/A
Date of Birth 15 July 1995
Nationality Brazilian
Born Amazonas, Brazil
Age 27 Years
College/University N/A
Profession Martial Artist
Last Fight 26-06-2021
Last Weigh in 88.30 Kg (195.0 lbs)
Weight Class Division Meio Pesado (88.30 kg (195.0 lbs)
Height N/A
Career Disclosed Earning N/A
Fought Out of Brazil
Foundational Style Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu
Favorite Technique Armbar
Belt Rank Black Belt
Awarded by Caio Terra
Head Coach Caio Terra
Lineage Mitsuyo Maeda -> Carlos Gracie Sr. -> Reylson Gracie -> Paulo Strauch -> Caio Terra -> Rudson Mateus
Team/Association CTA
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2. Rudson Mateus Biography

2.1. Early Life

The Jiu-Jitsu elite grappler, Hudson Mateus was born on 15th July 1995 in a Brazilian state, Amazonas. He spent his childhood in Manacapuru.

2.2. Started Jiu-Jitsu Training

Hudson Mateus started practicing his first combat sport at the age of 9. He has begun his Jiu-Jitsu training under the guidance and great mentorship of Nilton Ricardo.

2.3. First Instructor

Nilton, being a great teacher, always brings out the best in his students. Nilton also evaluated the strengths and weaknesses of Hudson and developed his interest in Jiu-Jitsu. Mateus decided to make his career in Jiu-Jitsu due to the sincere efforts of his first instructor.

2.4. Promoted to Blue Belt

Hudson’s dedication on the mat didn’t go unnoticed. His coach always praised him due to his sincerity and dedication. Nilton Ricardo promoted him to Blue Belt in appreciation of all his hard work.

2.5. Relocated to the UK

Continued appreciation from his mentor and his sheet training, motivated him and raised his passion. His quest to learn the elite skills of Jiu-Jitsu always pushed him to achieve the next level. Hudson Mateus knew that while residing in Manacapuru, he could not achieve his goals. That is why he relocated to the UK.

2.6. Joined Game-Fight Academy

In the UK, he joined Game-Fight Academy which was the fastest-growing Jiu-Jitsu organization in the world. He had the chance to learn grappling techniques under the iconic figure of Jiu-Jitsu, Vinicius Amaral. Rudson Mateus became an unbeatable Purple Belt champion under Vinicius Amaral.

2.7. Met with Caio Terra

After receiving his purple belt, Rudson went to Portugal in 2015 to compete in the IBJJF (Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Federation) tournament. During the championship event, he met the great grappler and renowned coach of Jiu-Jitsu, Caio Terra. The bond between both BJJ lovers got stronger with time. Rudson often traveled with Caio Terra to train at his academy. 

2.8. Joined CTA

Joined CTA

The friendship of both grapplers got more defined when Rudson decided to join the Caio Terra Association (CTA). He started practice at CTA to become a master in his Jiu-Jitsu techniques.

2.9. Earned Brown Belt

Rudson received the invitation to compete in the World Championship 2015. In preparation for the big championship, he moved to San Jose, California. After getting a double gold medal on the mat in the California Jiu-Jitsu world championship, Caio Terra awarded him the Brown Belt.

2.10. Promoted to Black Belt

In 2017, Rudson Mateus was promoted as a Black Belt champion under Caio Terra due to his excellent victories in Jiu-Jitsu. He is among the top grapplers with the highest percentage of submissions in BJJ.

2.11. Coaching at CTA

In 2018, Rudson Mateus started coaching at CTA and coaching 5 grappling classes in a week.

2.12. Close Guard By Rudson Mateus

To beef up their elite grappling skills, Jiu-Jitsu practitioners can take advantage of the close guard techniques by Rudson. This course will help the grappler to level up their skill set. Because Rudson tried to cover all the tips to put down the opponents.                                

2.13. Submission of the Year Award

In 2018, Rudson won the submission of the year award by using his lethal 50/50 armbar.

2.14. Rudson Mateus Seminar

After winning the 2019 IBJJF European Championship, Rudson was invited by BJJ Lab Zurich to talk about his Jiu-Jitsu experience in a seminar. In the seminar, he shared all his grappling tips that can help BJJ practitioners on the mat. He also presented his most famous 50/50 armbar guard through which he won multiple championships. 

3. Historic Fights of Rudson Mateus

3.1. Rudson Mateus Vs. Micheal Perez

In 2019, a worth-watching match of the world Jiu-Jitsu Championship was held between the US grappler Micheal Perez and Rudson. This match was among the fastest submissions of Jiu-Jitsu.

Rudson Mateus started the match with his proficient close guard and was successful in maintaining his dominant position. He used his extraordinary grappling skills and submitted his opponent with the Armbar after 1 minute.

Year Event Opponent W/L/D Method Weight Class
2019 IBJJF World Jiu-Jitsu Championship Micheal Perez Win Submission by Armbar Medium Heavyweight

3.2. Rudson Mateus Vs. Gabriel Almeida

The final of the 2019 European Championship was held between the top Jiu-Jitsu champion Gabriel Almeida and the close guard expert Rudson Mateus.

Rudson's prompt was attacked by his potential close guard and made the match worth watching from the beginning. He controlled Gabriel Almeida with his close guard and didn't allow him to escape. However, Gabriel Almeida continuously tried to get back in the game and tried to regain his advantageous position. But Almeida failed in his close-guard attempt.

Rudson Mateus incredibly finished the match with his deadly armbar attack. Gabriel Almeida failed to bear his brutal armbar attack and tapped out. 

Year Event Opponent W/L/D Method Weight Class
2019 European Jiu-Jitsu Championship Gabriel Almeida Win Submission (Armbar) Medium Heavyweight

3.3. Rudson Mateus Vs. Michael Perez

In the Pan Championship of 2017, Rudson Mateus and Michael Perez faced each other on the mat.

Rudson Mateus proved himself a proficient submission grappler in this bout with his fastest armbar attempt. Michael tried his best to escape his strong attack but failed in his attempt.

The match ended with the winning title in Rudson Mateus's hand.

Year Event Opponent W/L/D Method Weight Class
2017 IBJJF Pan Jiu-Jitsu Championship Michael Perez Win Submission (Armbar) Medium Heavyweight

4. Main Achievements

Year Event Positions
2013 IBJJF World Championship Bronze Bronze Medal Icon
2013 IBJJF World Championship Gold Gold Medal Icon
2014 IBJJF Pans Championship Bronze Bronze Medal Icon
2014 CBJJ Brazilian Nationals Gold Gold Medal Icon
2015 IBJJF World Championship Gold Gold Medal Icon
2015 IBJJF Pans Championship Gold Gold Medal Icon
2015 IBJJF European Open Championship Gold Gold Medal Icon
2015 IBJJF World Championship Bronze Bronze Medal Icon
2015 CBJJ Brazilian Nationals No-Gi Gold Gold Medal Icon
2016 UAEJJF Abu Dhabi Pro Championship Bronze Bronze Medal Icon
2016 UAEJJF Abu Dhabi Pro Championship Silver Silver Medal Icon
2016 IBJJF Curitiba Winter Open Championship Gold Gold Medal Icon
2016 IBJJF Rio Winter Open Championship Gold Gold Medal Icon
2016 IBJJF Manaus Open Championship Gold Gold Medal Icon
2016 IBJJF Sao Paulo BJJ Pro Championship Gold Gold Medal Icon
2017 IBJJF World Championship Gold Gold Medal Icon
2018 CBJJ Brazilian Nationals Championship Gold Gold Medal Icon
2018 UAEJJF Grand Slam, TYO Championship Gold Gold Medal Icon
2018 IBJJF World Championship Silver Silver Medal Icon
2018 IBJJF Pans Championship Silver Silver Medal Icon
2019 UAEJJF King of Mats HW Championship Bronze Bronze Medal Icon
2019 UAEJJF Grand Slam, ABDB Championship Silver Silver Medal Icon
2019 CBJJ Brazilian Nationals Championship Silver Silver Medal Icon
2019 UAEJJF Grand Slam, MSK Gold Gold Medal Icon
2019 UAEJJF Abu Dhabi Pro Gold Gold Medal Icon
2019 CBJJ Brazilian Nationals Gold Gold Medal Icon
2019 IBJJF European Open Gold Gold Medal Icon

5. Main Achievements (Belts)

5.1. Rudson Mateus Colored Belts Achievements

Year Event Belt Medal
2013 IBJJF World Championship Blue Bronze Bronze Medal Icon
2013 IBJJF World Championship Blue Gold Gold Medal Icon
2014 IBJJF Pans Championship Purple Bronze Bronze Medal Icon
2014 CBJJ Brazilian Nationals Purple Gold Gold Medal Icon
2015 IBJJF World Championship Purple Gold Gold Medal Icon
2015 IBJJF Pans Championship Purple Gold Gold Medal Icon
2015 IBJJF European Open Championship Purple Gold Gold Medal Icon
2015 IBJJF World Championship Purple Bronze Bronze Medal Icon
2015 CBJJ Brazilian Nationals No-Gi Brown Gold Gold Medal Icon
2016 UAEJJF Abu Dhabi Pro Championship Brown Bronze Bronze Medal Icon
2016 UAEJJF Abu Dhabi Pro Championship Brown Silver Silver Medal Icon
2016 IBJJF Curitiba Winter Open Championship Brown Gold Gold Medal Icon
2016 IBJJF Rio Winter Open Championship Brown Gold Gold Medal Icon
2016 IBJJF Manaus Open Championship Brown Gold Gold Medal Icon
2016 IBJJF Sao Paulo BJJ Pro Championship Brown Gold Gold Medal Icon
2017 IBJJF World Championship Brown Gold Gold Medal Icon
2017 IBJJF Pans Championship Brown Gold Gold Medal Icon

5.2. Rudson Mateus Black Belts Achievements

Year Event Belt Medal
2018 CBJJ Brazilian Nationals Championship Black Gold Gold Medal Icon
2018 UAEJJF Grand Slam, TYO Championship Black Gold Gold Medal Icon
2018 IBJJF World Championship Black Silver Silver Medal Icon
2018 IBJJF Pans Championship Black Silver Silver Medal Icon
2019 UAEJJF King of Mats HW Championship Black Bronze Bronze Medal Icon
2019 UAEJJF Grand Slam, ABDB Championship Black Silver Silver Medal Icon
2019 CBJJ Brazilian Nationals Championship Black Silver Silver Medal Icon
2019 UAEJJF Grand Slam, MSK Black Gold Gold Medal Icon
2019 UAEJJF Abu Dhabi Pro Black Gold Gold Medal Icon
2019 CBJJ Brazilian Nationals Black Gold Gold Medal Icon
2019 IBJJF European Open Black Gold Gold Medal Icon

6. Accomplishments and Positions

Year Event Positions
2013 IBJJF World Championship 3rd
2013 IBJJF World Championship 1st
2014 IBJJF Pans Championship 3rd
2014 CBJJ Brazilian Nationals 1st
2015 IBJJF World Championship 1st
2015 IBJJF Pans Championship 1st
2015 IBJJF European Open Championship 1st
2015 IBJJF World Championship 3rd
2015 CBJJ Brazilian Nationals No-Gi 1st
2016 UAEJJF Abu Dhabi Pro Championship 3rd
2016 UAEJJF Abu Dhabi Pro Championship 2nd
2016 IBJJF Curitiba Winter Open Championship 1st
2016 IBJJF Rio Winter Open Championship 1st
2016 IBJJF Manaus Open Championship 1st
2016 IBJJF Sao Paulo BJJ Pro Championship 1st
2017 IBJJF World Championship 1st
2018 CBJJ Brazilian Nationals Championship 1st
2018 UAEJJF Grand Slam, TYO Championship 1st
2018 IBJJF World Championship 2nd
2018 IBJJF Pans Championship 2nd
2019 UAEJJF King of Mats HW Championship 3rd
2019 UAEJJF Grand Slam, ABDB Championship 2nd
2019 CBJJ Brazilian Nationals Championship 2nd
2019 UAEJJF Grand Slam, MSK 1st
2019 UAEJJF Abu Dhabi Pro 1st
2019 CBJJ Brazilian Nationals 1st
2019 IBJJF European Open 1st

7. Rudson Professional Record Breakdown

84 Matches 62 Wins 22 Losses
By Submission 37 3
By Points 11 6
By Advantage 7 8
By Decision 7 4
By DQ 0 1

8. Rudson Mateus Submission Breakdown

Submission Techniques 37 Wins 3 Loss
Kata Gatame 0 1
Toehold 1 2
Foot Lock 1 0
Arm Lock 1 0
50/50 Armbar 1 0
RNC 1 0
Triangle Armbar 1 0
Flying Armbar 2 0
Submission 3 0
Choke from Back 5 0
Armbar 21 0

9. Rudson Mateus Fight History

Year Event Opponent W/L/D Method Weight
2021 BJJ Stars VI Championship Dimitrius Souza L Advantage N/A
2020 Fight to Win 137 Jake Watson L Decision 195 lbs
2019 BJJ Stars 2 Lucas Barbosa L Arm Triangle Choke Heavyweight
2019 Fight 2 Win 125 Gutemberg Pereira W Armbar 210lbs
2019 King of Mats Moscow Donghwa Choi W Other Heavyweight
2019 King of Mats Moscow Adam Wardzinski W Points Heavyweight
2019 King of Mats Moscow Jonnatas Gracie W Other Heavyweight
2019 Abu Dhabi Grand Slam Jiu-Jitsu World Tour Moscow Igor Sousa W Other 85kgs
2019 King of Mats Moscow Kaynan Duarte L Points Heavyweight
2019 Abu Dhabi Grand Slam Jiu-Jitsu World Tour Moscow Philippe Pomaski W Decision 85kgs
2019 King of Mats Moscow Jonnatas Gracie W Other Heavyweight
2019 King of Mats Moscow Ricardo Evangelista L Other Heavyweight
2019 World Jiu-Jitsu IBJJF Championship Renato Cardoso L Advantage Medium Heavyweight
2019 World Jiu-Jitsu IBJJF Championship Michael Perez W Other Medium Heavyweight
2019 Brasileiro Championship Alexandre Vieira W Armbar Medium Heavyweight
2019 Brasileiro Championship Henrique Cardoso W Armbar Medium Heavyweight
2019 Brasileiro Championship Igor Schneider W Choke From the Back Absolute Division
2019 Brasileiro Championship Danilo Sousa W Choke From the Back Absolute Division
2019 Brasileiro Championship Pedro Teixeira W Armbar Medium Heavyweight
2019 Brasileiro Championship Eduardo Lopes W Advantage Absolute Division
2019 Brasileiro Championship Henrique Moreira W Decision Medium Heavyweight
2019 Brasileiro Championship Nicholas Meregalli W DQ Absolute Division
2019 Brasileiro Championship Diogo Nascimento W Points Absolute Division
2019 2019 Abu Dhabi World Professional Jiu-Jitsu Championship Faisal Al-Ketbi W Decision 85kgs
2019 Abu Dhabi World Professional Jiu-Jitsu Championship David Willis W Other 85kgs
2019 Abu Dhabi World Professional Jiu-Jitsu Championship William Dias W Decision 85kgs
2019 Pan Jiu-Jitsu IBJJF Championship Gustavo Batista L Points Medium Heavyweight
2019 Pan Jiu-Jitsu IBJJF Championship Leandro Lo L Decision Absolute Division
2019 Pan Jiu-Jitsu IBJJF Championship Matheus Spirandeli W Points Medium Heavyweight
2019 Pan Jiu-Jitsu IBJJF Championship Max Gimenis W Advantage Absolute Division
2019 Pan Jiu-Jitsu IBJJF Championship Nisar Loynab W Other Medium Heavyweight
2019 Spyder BJJ Invitational Championship Qualifier Tim Spriggs L Points -99kgs
2019 European Jiu-Jitsu IBJJF Championship Horlando Montiero W Other Medium Heavyweight
2019 European Jiu-Jitsu IBJJF Championship Gabriel Almeida W Other Medium Heavyweight
2019 European Jiu-Jitsu IBJJF Championship Claudio Calasans W Other Medium Heavyweight
2019 King of Mats Abu Dhabi Caio Caetano W Other Middleweight
2019 King of Mats Abu Dhabi Espen Mathiesen W Points Middleweight
2019 King of Mats Abu Dhabi Gabriel Arges L Advantage Middleweight
2019 King of Mats Abu Dhabi Lucas Barbosa W Decision Middleweight
2019 King of Mats Abu Dhabi Isaque Bahiense L Advantage Middleweight
2019 Abu Dhabi Grand Slam Abu Dhabi Bradley Hill W Armbar 85kgs
2019 Abu Dhabi Grand Slam Abu Dhabi Lucas Barbosa L Decision 85kgs
2019 Abu Dhabi Grand Slam Abu Dhabi Gabriel Arges W Advantage 85kgs
2018 Abu Dhabi Grand Slam Rio De Janeiro Kaynan Duarte L Advantage 94kgs
2018 Abu Dhabi Grand Slam Rio De Janeiro Matheus Felix W Armlock 94kgs
2018 Rio BJJ Pro Championship Marcus Ruiz W Armbar Heavyweight
2018 Rio BJJ Pro Championship Victor Bonfim W Armbar Heavyweight
2018 Rio BJJ Pro Championship Victor Neves W Points Heavyweight
2018 Gracie Pro Championship Guilherme Cordiviola W Decision Absolute Division
2018 Gracie Pro Championship Antonio Assef W Points Absolute Division
2018 Gracie Pro Championship Matheus Spirandeli W Advantage Absolute Division
2018 King of Mats Los Angeles Championship Jackson Sousa L Points Heavyweight
2018 King of Mats Los Angeles Championship Alexandro Ceconi W Armlock Heavyweight
2018 King of Mats Los Angeles Championship Erberth Santos L Toehold Heavyweight
2018 Abu Dhabi Grand Slam Los Angeles  Championship Manuel Ribamar Filho L Decision 85kgs
2018 Abu Dhabi Grand Slam Los Angeles Championship Dante Leon W Points 85kgs
2018 Abu Dhabi Grand Slam Los Angeles Championship Victor Rodrigues W Other 85kgs
2018 Abu Dhabi Grand Slam Tokyo Championship Arya Esfandmaz W Points 94kgs
2018 Abu Dhabi Grand Slam Tokyo Championship Nicolas Penzer W Points 94kgs
2018 Abu Dhabi Grand Slam Tokyo Championship Anton Minenko W Armbar 94kgs
2018 World IBJJF Jiu-Jitsu Championship Bruno Emanoel W Armbar Absolute Division
2018 World IBJJF Jiu-Jitsu Championship Ashur Darmo W Armbar Medium Heavyweight
2018 2018 World IBJJF Jiu-Jitsu Championship Matheus Spirandeli W Armbar Medium Heavyweight
2018 World IBJJF Jiu-Jitsu Championship Lucas Barbosa L Advantage Medium Heavyweight
2018 World IBJJF Jiu-Jitsu Championship Victor Honorio L Advantage Absolute Division
2018 Desafio de Verão Romeu Patrick W Armbar Heavyweight
2018 Desafio de Verão Francisco Lima W Armbar Absolute Division
2018 Desafio de Verão Luiz Costa W Armbar Absolute Division
2018 Desafio de Verão Leo Lima W Choke From the Back Heavyweight
2018 Brazilian National Jiu-Jitsu Championship Horlando Montiero W RNC -88kgs
2018 Brazilian National Jiu-Jitsu Championship Renato Cardoso W Points -88kgs
2018 Brazilian National Jiu-Jitsu Championship Esdras Mendes W Triangle ArmBar -88kgs
2018 Brazilian National Jiu-Jitsu Championship Otavio Nalati W Decision Absolute Division
2018 Brazilian National Jiu-Jitsu Championship Pedro Thiago W Armbar -88kgs
2018 Brazilian National Jiu-Jitsu Championship Lucas Barbosa L Points Absolute Division
2018 IBJJF Brasileiro Championship  Lucas Barbosa L Points Absolute Division
2018 IBJJF Brasileiro Championship  Otavio Nalati W Decision Absolute Division
2018 IBJJF Brasileiro Pedro Thiago W Armbar Medium Heavyweight
2018 IBJJF Brasileiro Championship Horlando Montiero W RNC Medium Heavyweight
2018 IBJJF Brasileiro  Championship Renato Cardoso W Points Medium Heavyweight
2018 IBJJF Brasileiro Esdras Mendes W Triangle ArmBar Medium Heavyweight
2018 ACBJJ 12 Championship Ayub Magomadov W Choke From the Back Medium Heavyweight
2018 Pan Jiu-Jitsu IBJJF Championship Christian Dellevag W Armbar Medium Heavyweight
2018 Pan Jiu-Jitsu IBJJF Championship Renato Cardoso W Points Medium Heavyweight
2018 ACB JJ 11 Mathias Femandes Ribeiro W Armbar 85kgs
2018 ACB JJ 10 Braulio Estima W Decision  
2018 European Jiu-Jitsu IBJJF Championship Gustavo Batista L Points Medium Heavyweight
2017 Royal Invitational  Victor Hugo W Points Heavyweight
2017 Royal Invitational Steven Lang W Armbar Heavyweight
2014 Pan Jiu-Jitsu IBJJF Championship Henrique Moreira W Decision Medium Heavyweight
2014 Pan Jiu-Jitsu IBJJF Championship Alexandre Vieira W Armbar Medium Heavyweight
2014 Pan Jiu-Jitsu IBJJF Championship Pedro Teixeira W Armbar Medium Heavyweight
2014 Pan Jiu-Jitsu IBJJF Championship Nicholas Meregali L DQ Absolute Division
2014 Pan Jiu-Jitsu IBJJF Championship Danilo Sousa W Choke From the Back Absolute Division
2014 Pan Jiu-Jitsu IBJJF Championship Diogo Nascimento W Points Absolute Division
2014 Pan Jiu-Jitsu IBJJF Championship Henrique Cardoso W Armbar Medium Heavyweight
2014 Pan Jiu-Jitsu IBJJF Championship Igor Schneider W Choke From the Back Absolute Division
2014 Pan Jiu-Jitsu IBJJF Championship Ayub Magomadov W Choke From the Back N/A
2014 Pan Jiu-Jitsu IBJJF Championship Eduardo Lopes W Advantage Absolute Division

10. Top Fights of Rudson Mateus

Rudson Mateus vs Jonata gracie King of Mats jiu jitsu Moscow

Rudson Mateus VS Nisar Loynad / Pan Championship 2019

Rudson Mateus VS Horlando Monteiro / European Championship 2019

Rudson Mateus vs Victor Bomfim / Rio BJJ Pro 2018

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