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World Championship Black Belt Category List

World Championship Black Belt Category List

BLACK / Adult / Male / Rooster

Alive -Fumiaki Kobayashi
Alliance -Bruno da Silva Malfacine
Alliance Los Angeles -Fabbio Passos de Alencar
Axis Jiu-Jitsu- Joao Carlos Hiroshi Kuraoka
Axis Jiu-Jitsu- João Paulo Akira Kuraoka
Brasa Warrior International -Felipe P. da Costa e Silva
Brazilian Fight -Pablo Souza Texeira
Brazilian Top Team- Alex Gonzaga da Silva
Check Mat Brasil -Igor Rodrigues dos Santos
Evolve Gordo Jiu-Jitsu -Jorge Rodrigo Nascimento de Azevedo
GF Team- Luiz Fernando Theodoro de Andrade
Gracie Barra -Rafael  Freitas
Gracie Barra Netherlands -Jordy A. Jean Antoon Peute
Gracie Barra Texas- Brandon Mullins
Gracie Fighter -Caio Terra
Gracie Humaita DF- Raul Gomes Marcello
Paraestra Kawasaki - Takuya Kitade
Paragon BJJ Academy -Milton Carlos Bastos P. do Nascimento
Parestra Sapporo -Hisashi Ezaki
Renzo Gracie- Joseph Capizzi
Tri-Force Jiu-Jitsu Academy- Koji Shibamoto
Trust Jiu-jitsu Academy -Lee Sangsu

BLACK / Adult / Male / Light-Feather

Academy of Combative Arts- Daniel Beleza G. de Andrade
Alive- Yuta Kuwahara
Alliance Marcelo Garcia -Henrique Rezende Costa e Silva
Alliance SP- Francielio Fernandes da Costa
AOA Champion BJJ- Michael Anthony Reyna
Atos Jiu Jitsu -Guilherme Mendes Godoy
Atos Jiu-Jitsu- Ary de Melo Farias
Barbosa JJ- Daniel Mariano Ramalho Abe
Brazilian Fight- Gabriel Willcox Furley
Caique Jiu-JItsu -Luis Alejandro Vega
CheckMat USA -Carlos Vieira Holanda
Drysdale BJJ -Sonny Keola Nohara
Equipe 1 / CheckMat -Mayko de Araujo Girotto Borges
Evolve Gordo Jiu-Jitsu International -Almiro Barros dos Santos
GF Team- Igor do Nascimento Santos
Gracie Barra Texas- Pablo da Silva Santos
Gracie Barra Texas- Samuel Braga Olivar da Cruz
Grappling Unlimited- William Earl Hagerty
Jean Jacques Machado BJJ -Matthew Thomas Larey
Lótus Club -Laercio Fernandes
Nova União- Bernardo Pitel
Nova União -Thiago Otávio Cecchi Paraguassu
Ogawa Jiu Jitsu- Alexandre Ogawa
Paraestra Kitakyushu- Kouhei Ebashi
Paraestra Tokyo- Kenji Urabe
Pogona Club Gym- Ichiro Kaneko
Pogona Club Gym- Yoshihiro Yamada
Ricardo "Rey" Diogo BJJ -Mark Daniel Ramos
Tokyo Yellowmans -Dai Yoshioka

BLACK / Adult / Male / Feather

Braga Fight Team Los Angeles- Peter Han
Alliance Los Angeles -Rubens Charles Maciel
Alliance SP- Mario Sergio Names Reis
Ataide Junior -Gabriel Rivera V. B. Cantanhede
Atos Jiu Jitsu- Michael Lee Fowler
Atos Jiu Jitsu -Rafael Mendes Godoy
Atos Jiu-Jitsu- David Juliano Lemes
Atos Jiu-Jitsu- Eduardo Ramos da Silva
Barbosa JJ- Edson Francisco de Oliveira
Big Brother -Noah Douglas Booth
Brasa Warrior International- Tiago Bravo dos Santos
Brazilian Top Team- Leonardo Fernandes Saggioro
Check Mat International- Lahat Noadya
Fredson Paixao BJJ- Las Vegas Fredson Paixão da Silva Melo
Fukuzumi Jiu-Jitsu -Takayuki Koyama
GF Team- Denilson de Carvalho Pimenta
GF Team- Oscar Amaral Prata
Global Jiu Jitsu Academy / GF Team -Richard Flood
Gracie Barra Benfica, Lisboa- Pakisi Manuel da Cunha Nginga
Gracie Barra Japan -Yasuhito Nakatsuka
Gracie Barra -Yakima Cristiano Renato Q. de Oliveira
Gracie Fighter -Samir José Chantre Dahás
Gracie Humaita- Hildon Alex Machado Ferreira
Gracie Humaita- Wellington Leal Dias
Grappling Shoot Boxers -Takuto Kako
Lovato Jiu-Jitsu -Justin S. Rader
Nova União -Marcelino Bernardo de Freitas
PSLPB Cicero Costha- Isaque Alberto de Oliveira Paiva
Purebred Omiya- Kazumasa Sekiguchi
Relson Gracie- Douglas Dale Moore
Renato Tavares Association -Renato Sampaio Tavares Filho
Roger Machado -Kahlil Moreland
Ryan Gracie Team -Mario Sergio Yokoyama
Sandro Batata Brazilian Jiu-jitsu, Santa Cruz - Julio Armando Echeverria Dulon Neto
Sandro Batata Brazilian Jiu-jitsu, Santa Cruz- Sandro Ribeiro Santiago
UAE Jiu-jitsu Team- Samuel Hertzog Canquerino
Undisputed- Baret Yoshida

BLACK / Adult / Male / Light

Academia CM System- Ocimar da Costa Santos
Alive -Akira Hosokawa
Alliance Atlanta -Rafael Rosendo dos Santos
Alliance JJ -Lucas Alves Lepri
Alliance Marcelo Garcia- Alexandre L. Martins Meadows
Alliance MG -Tiago Coelho P. Rocha
Alliance RJ -Elan Pereira Santiago
Alliance RJ -Fredy Gomes Simões
Atos Jiu Jitsu -Davi Ramos Pinheiro da Silva
Atos JJ International -Rodrigo Benedito Caporal
BJJ Revolution Team- Alfredo Vasconcelos Barum
Brazilian Top Team -Boston Renan Borges
Bull-Terrier Bonsai -Roberto Satoshi de Souza
Check Mat Brasil -Thiago Aragão de Abreu
CheckMat- Robson Camargo Rodrigues
Cia Paulista International - Carlos Eduardo de Souza Vieira
Frontline Academy - Nic Ruben Nikolaisen
GF Team - Ítalo Silva Lins de Albuquerque
GF Team - Vinícius Tavares Marinho
GF Team - Sergipe Gabriel Marinho Rodrigues
Gracie Barra - Les Dewayne Tate
Gracie Barra - Rodrigo Simoes Lamounier de Freitas
Gracie Barra BH - Claudio de Mattos Cardoso
Gracie Barra BH - Sergio Rodrigo de  Oliveira Benini
Gracie Barra Rio de Janeiro - Diogo Alves Ferreira
Gracie Barra Rio de Janeiro - Philipe Cançado Della Monica
Gracie Fighter - Alessandro Ferreira da Silva
Gracie Humaita USA - Zachary Lantz Maxwell
Guetho JJ Filial Passo Fundo - Roger Roberto Ribas dos Santos
Impacto Japan B.J.J. - Rogerio Yoski Suto
Itadaki Jiu Jitsu - Gen Isono
Jean Jacques Machado BJJ - Raphael Guidotti Carrão
K2 Martial Arts - Christian Castro de Carvalho
Lotus Club Jiu-Jitsu - Timothy Lee Peterson
Lovato Jiu-Jitsu - Robert Oron Harper
M S American Fight Team - Marcos Tulio De Melo Machado
Macaco Gold Team - Antônio Ferreira do Valle Júnior
Miguel Torres BJJ - Andre Luiz Leite
New Breed Academy - Kaleo-o-Kalani Joseph Lopez
New Breed Academy, Oregon - Eben Kaneshiro
Nova União International - Makoto Ogasawara
Pagels BJJ - Emmanuel Maielo Maximiano Alves
Paraestra - Koiwa Takashi Ouchi
Paraestra Tokyo - Tatsuya Kaneko
Paragon BJJ Academy - Choi Won Choi
PSLPB Cicero Costha - Leandro Pereira do Nascimento
Purebred - Omiya Takuma Tokito
Ralph Gracie - Luis Eduardo Gonçalves Fraga
Ricardo "Rey" Diogo BJJ - Robson Barbosa
RJJ - Yuji Okamoto
SAS Team - Francisco Daniel Pires Tavares
Street Sports BJJ - John Rickel
Striker JJ / Góes - Thiago de Oliveira Dutra
Team Lloyd Irvin - Jonathan Torres
Team Lloyd Irvin - Marcos Alejandro Pagliere Torregrosa
Team Royce Gracie - Jason Palacios
The Avengers - Marcel Goulart Cubel Gonçalves
Tri-Force Jiu-Jitsu Academy - Toru Nakayama
Vitor Oliveira Jiu Jitsu Team / GF Team - Theodoro Gabriel Canal Almeida
Werdum Combat Team USA - Gustavo Gasperin

BLACK / Adult / Male / Middle

Alliance Atlanta - Adam David Hunnicutt
Alliance Atlanta - Gabriel Rodrigues A. Goulart
Alliance International - Ricardo Wagner de Oliveira
Alliance RJ - Luis Gustavo Campos Lima
Alliance RJ - Rodrigo Thiago de Souza
Alliance SP - Gustavo Junqueira
Atos Jiu-Jitsu - Claudio Calasans Camargo Júnior
Barbosa JJ - Michael Jefferson Pinheiro
Barbosa JJ - Murilo Silva Ferreira de Santana
BJJ Revolution Team - Ryan Beauregard
Brasa Warrior International - Felipe Sansone de Oliveira
Carlson Gracie Clube - Willian Sales da Costa
Check Mat Brasil - Gabriel Rollo da Silva Pontes
Check Mat International - Alan Douglas Pereira do Nascimento
Check Mat International - Diego Borges Silva
CheckMat - Lucas Joas Gomes Leite
CheckMat USA - Chris Lee Coldiron
CheckMat USA - Marcelo França Mafra
CheckMat World - Ingmar Santos e Santos
Cia Paulista - Eliezer David Raab Skaf
Cia Paulista International - Alexandre dos Santos
Clube Feijão JJ - Daniel Garcia Dias
Drysdale BJJ - Abmar Marcelo Barbosa
Equipe 1 / CheckMat - Eduardo Zanetti Silva
GF Team - Marcus Vinícius Moraes dos Santos
GF Team - Sergipe Jacob Williams Mackenzie
Gracie Barra - Bruno Almeida Alves
Gracie Barra - Otavio Ferreira de Sousa
Gracie Barra Delray Beach - Timothy D. Bruce
Gracie Barra Encino - Juan Pablo Garcia Molina
Gracie Barra Midlands - Victor de Oliveira Estima
Gracie Barra Paris - Jonatas Eliaquim da Silva
Gracie Elite Team - Clark Gracie
Guerrilla Jiu Jitsu - Matthew Stephen Darcy
Itadaki Jiu Jitsu - Tetsuya Kondo
Jean Jacques Machado BJJ - Matt Jason Baker
Kron Gracie Jiu Jitsu - Rodrigo Gonçalves Martins Teixeira
Kron Gracie Jiu Jitsu - Stefan Stoianov
Movimento - Israel Reyes
Nova União - Alisson Rian Barni Zanon
Nova União - Edenilson Siqueira de Lima
Paragon BJJ Academy - William K. R. Cooper
Rickson Gracie Jiu-Jitsu - Kron Gracie
Roots BJJ - Thiago de Godoi Braga
SAS Team - Fabio Lopes Araujo
Tanque Jiu-Jitsu - Rodrigo Ferreira Reis
The Avengers - Vagner S Rocha
Vitor Oliveira Jiu Jitsu Team / GF Team - Vitor Henrique Silva de Oliveira

BLACK / Adult / Male / Medium-Heavy

Academy Caveirinha - Igor Araújo Ferreira de Castro
Akxe BJJ Norway - Felipe Mota Dias
Alliance Atlanta - Ian McPherson
Alliance Ecuador - Leonardo I. Iturralde Aguirre
Alliance JJ - Dimitrius Soares Souza
Alliance JJ - Vicente Gomes C. N. Cavalcanti
Alliance SP - Paulo José Pinto
Alliance SP - Rogel Alexander Monsalve
Atos Jiu Jitsu - Andre Luiz Leite Galvão
Atos Jiu Jitsu - Leonardo Henrique D'avila Corrêa
Atos Jiu-Jitsu - Vitor Fabio Martins Toledo
Atos JJ International - Marcos Yoshio De Souza
Barbosa Jiu Jitsu - Raphael B. Carneiro Fischetti
Big Brothers - Diego Vivaldo Anjos Ferreira
Brasa JJ - Eduardo Telles Moreira
Brasa Warrior International - Fernando Walevein Nara
Check Mat Brasil - Bernardo T. de Siqueira Filho
Check Mat International - Alessandro Tomei
Check Mat International - Leonardo Francisco Lopes Neves
CheckMat - Nivaldo de Oliveira Lima
CheckMat - Sérgio Luiz Linhares e Silva
CheckMat USA - Elizandro Leite Beda
CheckMat USA - Marco Antonio Giudice Machado
Cia Paulista - Eduardo Santoro de Camargo
Cia Paulista - Gabriel Rocha Alves
Drysdale BJJ - Ranson Keola Shepherd
Evolve Gordo Jiu-Jitsu - Renan Vital Rosa de França
Evolve Gordo Jiu-Jitsu - Victor Del Corso Bomfim
GF Team - Wancler Oliveira Costa Santos
Godoi Jiu-Jitsu - Rodrigo Martins Ribeiro da Silva
Gracie Barra - Julien Cazier
Gracie Barra - America Bruno Augusto Togni Antunes
Gracie Barra - Hungary Maximiliano de Figueredo Carvalho
Gracie Barra New Mexico - Carl Don Ortega Jr.
Gracie Barra Northridge - Rômulo  Claudio Barral
Gracie Barra PE - Rogério Passos Pinheiro
Gracie Barra PE - William Martins Morais de Lima
Gracie Barra Texas - Davis Wade Smith
Gracie Humaita USA - Rodrigo Pinheiro Breves
Lovato Jiu-Jitsu - Rafael Lovato Jr.
Nova União - Leonardo de Souza Ayres Pecanha
Nova União - Ricardo Bastos Cruz
Nova União International Iran - Caldas Mascarenhas
Osvaldo Alves - Marciel Pedreiro da Trindade
Ralph Gracie - Diego da Silveira Herzog
Raul Castillo BJJ - Raul Christopher N. Castillo
Relson Gracie - Robin J Gieseler
Ribeiro Jiu-Jitsu - Antonio Antonioli
Ribeiro Jiu-Jitsu - Benjamin Ross Baxter
Rickson Gracie Jiu-Jitsu - Vince Tran
Roger Gracie Academy - Oliver Leys Geddes
Soul Fighters BJJ - Marcus Vinícius Costa Antelante
Soul Fighters BJJ Barra da Tijuca - Diogo Sampaio Araujo
The Avengers - Frederico Moncaio
The Avengers - Joao G Moncaio
Throwdown Training Center - Cameron Diffley
Xande Jiu Jitsu - Matthew Kevin Jubera

BLACK / Adult / Male / Heavy

Alliance Ecuador - Fernando Jose Di Pierro
Alliance JJ - Ricardo Ramos de Mesquita
Alliance SP - Fabiano Junior Leite de Souza
Alliance SP - Tarsis Carvalho Humphreys
American Top Team - Francisco Soares Costa Junior
Atos Jiu Jitsu - Alan Francisco Salgado
Barbosa JJ - Eduardo Sarkissian Silva
Big Brothers - Leonardo Nunes Dalla Costa
Ceconi Team - Alexandro Ceconi de Souza
Check Mat Brasil - Yuri Costa Simões M. da Silva
CheckMat Paulo - Tarcisio  Pessoa Jardim
Elite JJ - Ronilson Nunes Silva
GF Team - Rodolfo Vieira Srour
GF Team - Wagner Oliveira Costa Santos
Global Jiu Jitsu Academy / GF Team - Luiz Eduardo Rosa Júnior
Godoi Jiu-Jitsu - Roberto Godoi
Gracie Barra - Neiman Gracie Stambowsky
Gracie Barra New Mexico - Roberto Camargo de Alencar
Gracie Barra - PE Hugo Britto Fernandez
Gracie Barra Texas - Ulpiano Malachias Neto
Grounnd Core - Takeshi Morimoto
Michel Maia Jiu-Jitsu - Adriano Inácio de Rosa
Nova União - Ricardo Henrique de Oliveira
Relson Gracie - Nathan Zigler
Ribeiro Jiu-Jitsu - Alexandre Couceiro Ribeiro
Ryan Gracie Academy - Alberto Silva Vilanova
Ryan Gracie Team - Diogo Almeida Silva
Vitor Oliveira Jiu Jitsu Team / GF Team - Alberto Ramos de Araujo Oliveira

BLACK / Adult / Male / Super-Heavy

Alliance JJ - Antonio Carlos Alexandre Peinado
Alliance JJ - Felipe Menezes Bueno
Alliance SP - Bernardo Augusto Rocha de Faria
Alliance SP - Leonardo Pires Nogueira
Barbosa JJ - André Simões de Oliveira
Brasa Warrior International - Charles Dantas Leite
Check Mat Brasil - Aleksandro Henrique de Aráujo
CheckMat - Antônio Carlos de F. Barbosa Júnior
CheckMat USA - João Francisco de Moraes Assis
CheckMat USA - Rodrigo Ranieri de Faria
Cia Paulista - Daniel Correa de Azevedo
Coalition 95 - Carlos Jose Melo
Gracie Barra - Gustavo dos Santos Pires
Gracie Barra Joinville - André Alberto W. Campos
Gracie Barra Rio de Janeiro - Paulo Victor Velozo Martins
Ribeiro Jiu-Jitsu - James Richard Puopolo
Ryan Gracie Team - Maxmiliano Paulino de Freitas
SAS Team - Pennsauken Guybson Costa e Sá
Tanque Jiu-Jitsu - Tiago Ribeiro do Valle Giussani

BLACK / Adult / Male / Ultra-Heavy

Academia BSB - Helton Nogueira Lima
Alliance - Stephen Vincent Hall
Alliance Atlanta - Phillip Andrew Smith
Alliance RJ - Leonardo Gergis F. Leite
Brasa Warrior International - Rodrigo Leite de Medeiros
Brazilian Top Team - Alexandre Soares
Brazilian Top Team - Bruno Menezes Lopes de Oliveira
Check Mat International - Alexander Riis Hilligsoe Trans
CheckMat - Marcus Vinícius Oliveira de Almeida
GF Team - Igor Silva
GF Team - Ricardo Ferreira Evangelista
Gracie Barra - Ricardo Alexandre Testai Maia
Gracie Barra - Delray Beach Rodrigo de Mattos Mendes
Gracie Humaita - Gustavo Dias Elias
Marcio Cruz Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu - Márcio Ribeiro da Cruz
Nova Uniao Arizona - Michael Deangilo Westbrook
Peter de Been JJ - Michael George Wilson
Rigan Machado - Michael John Nickels
Roberto Traven BJJ - Carlos Eduardo de Araujo Farias
Roberto Traven BJJ - Christopher J Haraszti
Ryan Gracie Team - Kitner Mendonça de Moura
The Avengers - Roberto de Abreu Filho
Undisputed - Raymond Warren Seraile
Werdum Combat Team USA - Danny ML Richards

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