Table of Contents
- 1. Thamires Monteiro’s Details
- 2. Thamires Monteiro’s Biography
- 2.1. Thamires Monteiro’s Early Life
- 2.2. Wasn’t an Athletic Child
- 2.3. Supported Her Grappler Friend
- 2.4. Joined BJJ Academy
- 2.5. Decided to Pursue BJJ Professionally
- 2.6. Team New School Brotherhood
- 2.7. Represented Team Atos
- 2.8. Checkmat La Habra Academy
- 2.9. Personal Life
- 3. Thamires Monteiro’s BJJ Combats
- 3.1. CBJJ Brazilian Nationals No-Gi
- 3.2. Promoted to Purple Belt
- 3.3. IBJJF Pan Champion
- 3.4. IBJJF Pan Championship No-Gi
- 3.5. Promoted to Black Belt
- 3.6. Fight 2 Win SUBVERSIV Tournament
- 4. Thamires Monteiro’s Historic Fights
- 5. Thamires Monteiro’s Championships
- 6. Thamires Monteiro’s Main Achievements (Belts)
- 7. Thamires Monteiro’s Main Achievements
- 8. Thamires Monteiro’s BJJ Professional Record Breakdown
- 9. Thamires Monteiro’s BJJ Fight History
- 10. Thamires Monteiro’s Top Fight Links
1. Thamires Monteiro’s Details
|Name||Thamires Arruda Monteiro|
|Born||Vila Mariana, São Paulo, Brazil|
|Date of Birth||8 January 1998|
|Last Fight||IBJJF Los Angeles No-Gi Open 2023|
|Last Weigh In||Middleweight|
|Weight Class||Peso Leve (64 Kg / 141.5 lbs)|
|Weight||64 Kg / 141.5 lbs|
|Career Disclosed Earning||N/A|
|Fighting out of||Brazil|
|Foundational Style||Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu|
|Favorite Technique||Pressure Passing|
|Rank||BJJ Black Belt|
|Awarded by||Lucas Leite|
|Head Coach||Lucas Leite|
|Lineage||Carlos Gracie > Helio Gracie > Rolls Gracie > Romero Cavalcanti > Leonardo Vieira > Lucas Leite > Thamires Monteiro|
|Team Association||Checkmat BJJ|
2. Thamires Monteiro’s Biography
Thamires Monteiro is a BJJ Black Belt under Lucas Leite. She is a representative of CheckMat Jiu-Jitsu on an international scale. She gained fame as a Brown Belt when she won various medals in the International Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Federation (IBJJF) competitions. She is an adept Gi and No-Gi grappler.
2.1. Thamires Monteiro’s Early Life
Thamires was born in Vila Mariana, São Paulo on 8 January 1998. She was brought up in Mogi das Cruzes.
2.2. Wasn’t an Athletic Child
Unlike other practitioners, Thamires wasn’t an athletic child. She was never fascinated by sports and other such activities. She enjoyed her time in school. She was just involved in dance and swimming and even this wasn’t on any competitive level. Despite being a Brazilian, Thamires didn’t opt for any form of martial arts in her early life.
She is often called “Tammi”, short for Thamires.
2.3. Supported Her Grappler Friend
In 2014, Tammi went to a BJJ academy just to accompany her grappler friend. But little did Tammi know that she was going to be a part of the sport soon. She just went with her enthusiastic friend but came back as a girl who got admired by the gentle art of BJJ.
2.4. Joined BJJ Academy
Soon after getting to know what BJJ is, Tammi joined a BJJ academy. At that time, Tammi just followed her instincts. She didn’t think for how long she would practice BJJ or rather carry it as her career.
2.5. Decided to Pursue BJJ Professionally
But soon after dedicating some years to BJJ, Tammi finally decided to pursue it professionally. She even started competing as soon as she decided to become a professional BJJ athlete.
2.6. Team New School Brotherhood
Meanwhile, Tammi decided to join a more famous academy. She then joined the team New School Brotherhood. She then trained under Leandro Lo as he was the head coach of the team. She was very much inspired by Leandro Lo’s fighting style and that is why she chose New School Brotherhood as her new BJJ home.
2.7. Represented Team Atos
As Thamires competed in international tournaments, she used to travel to the US. There she got the chance to meet Andre and Angelica Galvao. It was then that Thamires decided to join Team Atos.
2.8. Checkmat La Habra Academy
Thamires represented Team Atos on the international scale for a short time and then left to join her husband at the Checkmat La Habra Academy. Lucas Leite was the team’s coach. Thamires Monteiro then trained under Lucas Leite and was promoted to other belts by none other than Lucas Leite.
2.9. Personal Life
Thamires Monteiro is married to Jackson Douglas, who is a BJJ Black Belt under Lucas Leite. He was promoted to Black Belt in December 2020 but he has been on the IBJJF’s radar since he was a colored belt.
3. Thamires Monteiro’s BJJ Combats
3.1. CBJJ Brazilian Nationals No-Gi
In 2016, as a Blue Belt, Thamires Monteiro won the first position at the CBJJ Brazilian Nationals No-Gi.
3.2. Promoted to Purple Belt
Thamires was training at New School Brotherhood when she was promoted to Purple Belt. That belt promotion worked as a booster for Thamires as she claimed a number of IBJJF championships after that.
3.3. IBJJF Pan Champion
Thamires Monteiro became the IBJJF Pan Champion in 2020 as a Purple Belt. And then later in 2021 as a Brown Belt.
3.4. IBJJF Pan Championship No-Gi
Tammi earned second place as a Brown Belt in the 2021 IBJJF No-Gi Pan Championship.
3.5. Promoted to Black Belt
In December 2021, Thamires Monteiro was promoted to Black Belt by Lucas Leite.
3.6. Fight 2 Win SUBVERSIV Tournament
After becoming a Black Belt, Thamires competed at the Fight 2 Win SUBVERSIV tournament and secured the first position.
4. Thamires Monteiro’s Historic Fights
4.1. Thamires Monteiro Vs. Marcia Figueiredo
Video Credit: @IBJJF
Thamires Monteiro faced Marcia Figueiredo at the finals of the 2023 IBJJF Memphis Open. The fight and Tammy had strong grips over Marcia. Tammi scored 3 points via guard pass. Tammy scored more points via back control. Marcia tried to resist Tammy’s techniques but Tammy stopped her using her own bodyweight. Thamires Monterio then won the fight via points against Marcia Figueiredo.
|2023||IBJJF Memphis Open||Marcia Figueiredo||W||Points||Final||Middleweight||Memphis, Tennessee|
4.2. Thamires Monteiro Vs. Isa Bruno
Video Credit: @IBJJF
At the 2023 IBJJF Los Angeles No-Gi Open 2023, Thamires Monteiro faced Isa Bruno. The fight started and Tammy scored 3 points from the guard pass in the very start of the fight. Her pressure passing technique is the one that grants her dominant positions. Isa Bruno had strong leglocks on Tammy but Tammy escaped it and applied her submission. She went for the Armlock and submitted Isa Bruno via Verbal Tap.
|2023||IBJJF Los Angeles No-Gi Open||Isa Bruno||W||Submission By Armlock||Final||Middleweight||Los Angeles, California|
5. Thamires Monteiro’s Championships
|2021||Fight 2 Win SUBVERSIV Tournament||Lightweight||1st|
6. Thamires Monteiro’s Main Achievements (Belts)
|2021||IBJJF World Championship No-Gi||Brown||1st|
|2020||IBJJF Pan Championship||Purple||1st|
|2021||IBJJF Pan Championship||Brown||1st|
|2020||IBJJF American Nationals No-Gi||Brown||1st|
|2016||CBJJ Brazilian Nationals No-Gi||Blue||1st|
|2021||IBJJF World Championship||Brown||2nd|
|2017||IBJJF Pan Championship No-Gi||Blue||2nd|
|2021||IBJJF Pan Championship No-Gi||Brown||2nd|
|2016||IBJJF World Championship No-Gi||Blue||3rd|
|2020||IBJJF American Nationals||Brown||3rd|
7. Thamires Monteiro’s Main Achievements
7.1. Gi Tournaments
|2020||IBJJF Pan Championship||Lightweight||1st|
|2021||IBJJF Pan Championship||Lightweight||1st|
|2021||IBJJF World Championship||Lightweight||2nd|
|2020||IBJJF American Nationals||Lightweight||3rd|
7.2. No-Gi Tournaments
|2021||IBJJF World Championship No-Gi||Lightweight||1st|
|2016||IBJJF World Championship No-Gi||Lightweight||3rd|
|2020||IBJJF American Nationals No-Gi||Lightweight||1st|
|2016||CBJJ Brazilian Nationals No-Gi||Lightweight||1st|
|2017||IBJJF Pan Championship No-Gi||Lightweight||2nd|
|2021||IBJJF Pan Championship No-Gi||Lightweight||2nd|
8. Thamires Monteiro’s BJJ Professional Record Breakdown
|2 Matches||2 Wins||0 Losses||0 Draws|
8.1. Submission W/L Methods
|Submission Method||1 Wins||0 Losses|
9. Thamires Monteiro’s BJJ Fight History
|2023||IBJJF Los Angeles No-Gi Open||Isa Bruno||W||Points||Middleweight||Final|
|2023||IBJJF Memphis Open||Marcia Figueiredo||W||Armlock||Middleweight||Final|
10. Thamires Monteiro’s Top Fight Links
Thamires Monteiro v Isa Bruno / Los Angeles Open No-Gi 2023
Photo Credit: @monteirotami