Alexandre Ribeiro

Xande RibeiroNickname: Xande
Born in 1981
Home: San Diego, CA – USA
Style: Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu
Team: Gracie Humaitá
Division: under 98.9 Kg

BJJ/ADCC record:
– ADCC 2007 Champion
– 2 times World Jiu-Jitsu Champion Absolute division (2006 and 2008)
– 4 times World Jiu-Jitsu Champion Heavyweight division (2008, 2007, 2006 and 2004)
– World Jiu-Jitsu Champion medium-heavyweight division – 2000
– 2 times Pan-american Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Champion Super-Heavyweight (2005 and 2006)
– Pan-american Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Champion medium-heavyweight division – 2002
– Pan-american Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Champion Absolute division – 2001
– Pan-american Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Champion Lightweight division – purple belts 1999
– Pan-american Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Champion Featherweight division – purple belts 1998
– 3 Times Grappler’s Quest Champion
– 2 Times World Cup ChampionXande Ribeiro

MMA record: 2 – 0 – 0

Xande is a two time Absolute (open weight) World Jiu-Jitsu Champion! He’s widely considered to be one of the world’s top grapplers. Ribeiro was the first person in the world to submit the American fighter Jeff Monson. Ribeiro’s techniques are planned down the tiniest detail, mapped out from second to second. His ability to take the back and finish, and his ability to catch submissions and sweeps from anywhere are going to intimidate his opponents in ADCC 2009. He is currently a competitor in Japan’s Sengoku Mixed Martial Arts and trains for his fights at The Arena, a professional MMA training gym in San Diego. Xande has a brother, Saulo Ribeiro, who is also a former Jiu-jitsu & submission fighting champion. Together they were formed in Gracie Humaitá and now they run Saulo & Xande Ribeiro’s University of Jiu Jitsu in San Diego, California.


One Response to “Alexandre Ribeiro”

  1. sebastianvalle Says:

    Aquela outra luta era tão boa! Ele perde, mas era boa…

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