Alexandre Ribeiro

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Alexandre Ribeiro
Xande Ribeiro at 2008 Mundials.jpg
Born (1981-01-20) January 20, 1981 (age 34)[1]
Manaus, Brazil[1]
Other names Xande
Nationality Brazilian
Height 1.82 m (6 ft 0 in)[1]
Weight 204.1 lb (92.6 kg; 14.58 st)[2]
Division 205
Fighting out of San Diego, California, U.S.

The Arena

Gracie Humaita/ Ribeiro Jiu Jitsu[1]
Rank 3rd degree black belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu
black belt in Judo
Years active 2008 - 2009
Mixed martial arts record
Total 2
Wins 2
By knockout 2
Losses 0
Mixed martial arts record from Sherdog
Alexandre Ribeiro
Medal record
ADCC Submission Wrestling World Championship
Bronze 2005 -99kg[3]
Gold 2007 -99kg[4]
Gold 2009 -99kg[5]
Silver 2009 Absolute
Bronze 2011 -99kg
Bronze 2011 Absolute
Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu
World Jiu-Jitsu Championship
Bronze 2002 Absolute
Gold 2004 -94kg
Bronze 2004 Absolute[6]
Silver 2005 -100kg
Gold 2006 -94kg[7]
Gold 2006 Absolute[7]
Gold 2007 -94kg[8]
Bronze 2007 Absolute[8]
Gold 2008 -94kg[9]
Gold 2008 Absolute[9]
Silver 2010 -94kg [10]
Bronze 2010 Absolute[10]
Silver 2012 -94kg [10]
Bronze 2013 -94kg [10]
Nogi World Championship
Gold 2012 -97.5kg
Gold 2012 Absolute
Pan American Championships
Gold 2006 Super-heavyweight (black) [11]
Silver 2006 Absolute (black)[11]
Gold 2005 Super-heavyweight (black)[12]
Silver 2005 Absolute (black)[12]
Gold 2002 Light-heavyweight (black)[13]
Bronze 2002 Absolute (black)[13]
Bronze 2001 Light-heavyweight (black)[14]
Gold 2001 Abolute (black)[14]
Gold 1999 Lightweight (purple)[15]
Gold 1998 Featherweight (purple)[16]
Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu
World Cup
Gold 2012 Abu Dhabi, UAE -100kg
Nogi World Cup
Gold 2011 Abu Dhabi, UAE +92kg

Alexandre "Xande" Ribeiro (born January 20, 1981 in Manaus-Amazonas, Brazil), is a Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu practitioner, mixed martial artist and submission wrestler. He is a two-time World (Mundial) Black Belt Absolute (open weight) World Jiu-Jitsu Champion, four-time World (Mundial) Black Belt Heavy Weight Champion, and three-time World Black Belt Pro Division Champion.[17]


Xande was born in Manaus, Amazonas Brazil and moved to USA in 2002. He began training Jiu-Jitsu at the Associacao Monteiro de Jiu-Jitsu under the supervision of Binho, Guto, Yano e Lucinho Monteiro. He lived in Toledo, Ohio for 5 years, after which he moved to San Diego, CA, where he taught at the University of Jiu Jitsu and trained MMA at The Arena MMA. In 2011 he relocated in Los Angeles, California, where he runs the Xande Ribeiro Jiu Jitsu Association and his school Xande Jiu Jitsu. In October 2012 he competed in Metamoris, a submission grappling promotion against Dean Lister where he fought to a twenty minute draw.[18] He returned to Brazil in December 2013, though still makes frequent trips to the Unites States.

Personal life[edit]

Ribeiro has a brother, Saulo Ribeiro, who is also a Jiu-jitsu and submission wrestling champion. They have both won multiple ADCC and World Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Championships.

Mixed martial arts record[edit]

Res. Record Opponent Method Event Date Round Time Location Notes
Win 2-0 Japan Keiichiro Yamamiya KO (punch) World Victory Road Presents: Sengoku 8 May 2, 2009 3 0:51 Tokyo, Japan
Win 1-0 Japan Takashi Sugiura TKO (strikes) World Victory Road Presents: Sengoku 5 September 28, 2008 3 4:18 Tokyo, Japan

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