André Galvão

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André Galvão
Andrea Galvao.jpg
André Galvão setting up a choke on his opponent at the 2007 World Jiu-Jitsu Championship.
Born (1982-09-29) September 29, 1982 (age 31)[1]
São Paulo, Brazil
Residence San Diego, California
Nationality Brazilian
Height 5 ft 10 in (1.78 m)
Weight 170 lb (77 kg; 12 st)
Division Welterweight
Stance Southpaw
Fighting out of San Diego, California
Team Atos Jiu-Jitsu (2010-present)
Black House (occasionally)[1]
Wand Fight Team (2008)[2]
Team Nogueira (2010)
Team Brasa (2007-2008)
Brazilian Top Team (2010)
The Arena (occasionally)
Rank 3rd degree black belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu
Years active 2001-present
Mixed martial arts record
Total 7
Wins 5
By knockout 1
By submission 3
By decision 1
Losses 2
By knockout 1
By decision 1
Mixed martial arts record from Sherdog
André Galvão
Medal record
Grappling
ADCC Submission Wrestling World Championship
Bronze 2007 -77 kg[3]
Bronze 2007 Absolute[4]
Silver 2009 -88 kg[5]
Gold 2011 -88 kg
Gold 2011 Absolute
Gold 2013 Super Fight
World Championship
Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu
Silver 2014 -94 kg (black)[6]
Bronze 2013 -88 kg (black)[7]
Gold 2008 -88 kg (black)[7]
Bronze 2008 Absolute (black)[7]
Silver 2007 -82 kg (black)[8]
Silver 2006 -82 kg (black)[9]
Gold 2005 -82 kg (black)[10]
Gold 2004 -82 kg (brown)[11]
Gold 2004 Absolute (brown)[11]
Gold 2003 -82 kg (purple)[12]
Gold 2003 Absolute (purple)[12]
Gold 2002 -82 kg (blue)[13]
Silver 2001 -82 kg (blue)[13]
Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu
Pan American Championships
Gold 2014 Absolute (black)[7]
Gold 2014 Ultra heavy (black)[14]
Silver 2013 Absolute (black)[7]
Gold 2013 Medium heavy (black)[14]
Gold 2011 Medium heavy (black)[14]
Gold 2008 Medium heavy (black)[15]
Gold 2008 Absolute (black)[15]
Gold 2006 Middleweight (black)[16]
Gold 2005 Middleweight (black)[17]
Gold 2005 Absolute (black)[17]
Gold 2004 Middleweight (brown)[18]
Gold 2004 Absolute (brown)[18]
Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu
World Cup
Gold 2014 Abu Dhabi, UAE -88kg
Bronze 2014 Abu Dhabi, UAE Absolute
Gold 2013 Abu Dhabi, UAE -88kg
Gold 2012 Abu Dhabi, UAE -88kg
Silver 2012 Abu Dhabi, UAE Absolute

André Luis Leite Galvão (Portuguese pronunciation: [ɐ̃ˈdɾɛ ɡaɫˈvɐ̃w̃]; born September 9, 1982) is a Brazilian grappler and former professional mixed martial artist. He has won the 2011 ADCC Submission Wrestling World Championship (weight and absolute) Brazilian National Championship, World Jiu-Jitsu Championship and Pan American Championships multiple times [19] and has also taken third place in the 2007 ADCC Submission Wrestling World Championship at both -77 kg and openweight. He made his mixed martial arts debut in 2008, and in 2009 he entered DREAM's 2009 Welterweight Tournament. Since completing the tournament, he has fought in Strikeforce.[20] Galvão was a competitor in the 2009 ADCC Submission Wrestling World Championship in Barcelona, Spain where he placed second in the -88 kg class. More recently, Galvao had a standout performance in 2011, first by winning the Ultimate Absolute NYC by defeating standouts Antonio Braga Neto, Vinny Magalhaes, and Rustam Cshiev. At the 2011 ADCC Submission Wrestling World Championship Galvão captured gold in both the -88 kg and absolute weight classes defeating Rousimar Palhares and Pablo Popovitch, in each respective finals. Galvão defeated Braulio Estima by rear naked choke in their Superfight at the 2013 ADCC Submission Wrestling World Championship.

Andre Galvao is a 3rd degree black belt student under BJJ legend Fernando "Tererê" Augusto and now heads the Atos Jiu-Jitsu team in San Diego, California, He is the author of the martial arts book, Drill to Win: One Year to Better Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu (Victory Belt Publishing, 2010). It focuses on learning the transitional skills of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, submission wrestling, and MMA through proper diet, calisthenics, and technical drills.

Mixed martial arts record[edit]

Res. Record Opponent Method Event Date Round Time Location Notes
Loss 5-2 United States Tyron Woodley TKO (punches) Strikeforce: San Jose October 9, 2010 1 1:48 San Jose, California, United States
Win 5-1 Brazil Jorge Patino TKO (punches) Strikeforce: Houston August 21, 2010 3 2:45 Houston, Texas, United States
Win 4-1 United States Luke Stewart Decision (split) Strikeforce Challengers: Johnson vs. Mahe March 26, 2010 3 5:00 Fresno, California, United States
Loss 3-1 United States Jason High Decision (split) Dream 10 July 20, 2009 2 5:00 Saitama, Saitama, Japan DREAM Welterweight Grand Prix Semi-Final Round
Win 3-0 Canada John Alessio Submission (armbar) Dream 8 April 5, 2009 1 7:34 Saitama, Saitama, Japan DREAM Welterweight Grand Prix Opening Round
Win 2-0 United States Mikey Gomez Submission (armbar) FSC: Evolution December 14, 2008 1 3:59 Ontario, Canada
Win 1-0 United States Jeremiah Metcalf Submission (armbar) JG and TKT Promotions - Fighting 4 Kidz August 30, 2008 2 2:05 Santa Monica, California, United States

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References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "DREAM | 選手データ | アンドレ・ガウヴァオン [ANDRE GALVAO]". Dreamofficial.com. Retrieved 2009-07-18. 
  2. ^ a b Sherdog.com. "Fight Finder - Andre Galvao's Mixed Martial Arts Statistics". Sherdog.com. Retrieved 2009-07-18. 
    Team Brasa
  3. ^ http://www.adcombat.net/adnet/Wrestling/ShowResultsDetails.asp?ShowYear=2007&Weight_Class=MU76&Level=2&
  4. ^ http://www.adcombat.net/adnet/Wrestling/ShowResultsDetails.asp?ShowYear=2007&Weight_Class=MABS&Level=2&
  5. ^ http://www.adcombat.net/adnet/Wrestling/ShowResultsDetails.asp?ShowYear=2009&Weight_Class=MU87&Level=2&
  6. ^ "World Jiu-Jitsu Championship 2014". Ibjjf.org. Retrieved 2014-06-02. 
  7. ^ a b c d e "NomeFaixaIdadePesoColocacaoAcademia". Ibjjf.org. Retrieved 2009-07-18. 
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  9. ^ "NomeFaixaIdadePesoColocacaoAcademia". Ibjjf.org. Retrieved 2009-07-18. 
  10. ^ "NomeFaixaIdadePesoColocacaoAcademia". Ibjjf.org. Retrieved 2009-07-18. 
  11. ^ a b http://www.ibjjf.org/results/2004mundial.htm
  12. ^ a b "mundial 2 0 0 3". Ibjjf.org. Retrieved 2009-07-18. 
  13. ^ a b "Mundial 2002". Ibjjf.org. Retrieved 2009-07-18. 
  14. ^ a b c "PublicResults". Ibjjf.org. Retrieved 2013-03-29. 
  15. ^ a b "NomeFaixaIdadePesoColocacaoAcademia". Ibjjf.org. Retrieved 2009-07-18. 
  16. ^ "NomeFaixaIdadePesoColocacaoAcademia". Ibjjf.org. Retrieved 2009-07-18. 
  17. ^ a b "Pan 2005". Ibjjf.org. Retrieved 2009-07-18. 
  18. ^ a b http://www.ibjjf.org/results/2004panamericano.htm
  19. ^ "Andre Galvao career on MARanking| MARanking Martial Arts Ranking". Maranking.com. 2014-01-18. Retrieved 2014-01-18. 
  20. ^ Morgan, John (2009-04-10). "Following current DREAM run, Andre Galvao heading to Strikeforce". MMAjunkie.com. Retrieved 2009-07-18. 

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