Beatriz Mesquita

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Beatriz Mesquita
Born (1991-04-07) 7 April 1991 (age 27)[1]
Other names"Bia" Mesquita
ResidenceRio de Janeiro. Brazil
NationalityBrazilian
TeamGracie Humaita
Rank2nd Degree Black belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu
Beatriz Mesquita
Medal record
Representing  Brazil
Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu[2]
ADCC Submission Wrestling World Championship
Gold medal – first place 2017 Espoo, Finland 60kg [3]
World Championship[2]
Gold medal – first place 2012 California, USA -64kg
Gold medal – first place 2013 California, USA Absolute
Gold medal – first place 2013 California, USA -64kg
Gold medal – first place 2014 California, USA Absolute
Gold medal – first place 2014 California, USA -64kg
Gold medal – first place 2015 California, USA -64kg
Gold medal – first place 2016 California, USA -64kg
Gold medal – first place 2018 California, USA -64kg
Pan American Championship[2]
Gold medal – first place 2011 California, USA -64kg
Gold medal – first place 2012 California, USA -64kg
Gold medal – first place 2014 California, USA Absolute
Gold medal – first place 2014 California, USA -64kg
Gold medal – first place 2015 California, USA -64kg
Gold medal – first place 2016 California, USA -64kg
Gold medal – first place 2018 California, USA -64kg
Gold medal – first place 2018 California, USA Absolute
European Championship[2]
Gold medal – first place 2010 Lisbon, Portugal Absolute
Gold medal – first place 2010 Lisbon, Portugal -69kg
Gold medal – first place 2017 Lisbon, Portugal -64kg
Gold medal – first place 2018 Lisbon, Portugal -64kg
Brazilian National Championship[2]
Gold medal – first place 2017 Rio de Janeiro, Brazil +64kg
Worlds Nogi Championship[2]
Gold medal – first place 2010 California, USA -61.5kg
Gold medal – first place 2011 California, USA -61.5kg
Gold medal – first place 2012 California, USA -61.5kg
Gold medal – first place 2018 California, USA -66.5kg
Gold medal – first place 2018 California, USA Absolute
Brazilian Nationals Nogi Championship[2]
Gold medal – first place 2009 Rio de Janeiro, Brazil -61.5kg
Gold medal – first place 2011 Rio De Janeiro, Brazil Absolute
Gold medal – first place 2011 Rio de Janeiro, Brazil -61.5kg
Gold medal – first place 2014 Rio De Janeiro, Brazil Absolute
Gold medal – first place 2014 Rio De Janeiro, Brazil -66.5kg
Gold medal – first place 2016 Rio De Janeiro, Brazil Absolute
Gold medal – first place 2016 Rio De Janeiro, Brazil -66.5kg

Introduction[edit]

Beatriz Mesquita is a Brazilian Jiu Jitsu (BJJ) competitor with one of the best competitive records in both Gi and Nogi of all time having won 20 titles at black belt level in the 4 major Gi Championships.[4]

Beatriz began training in 1996 aged five and received her brown belt in 2009 from her professor Leticia Ribeiro. She went on to receive her black belt in 2011 again from professora Ribeiro. [1]

In 2017 she defeated UFC fighter and 2x World Jiu Jitsu Black Belt Champion Mackenzie Dern in 64 seconds at their first competitive meeting in the Rio Falls Jiu Jitsu open. [5]

In June 2018 Beatriz became the Eddie Bravo Invitational (EBI) Women's Bantamweight Champion submitting Luana Alzuguir in the Semi Final and Bianca Basilio in the final.[6]

Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Competitive Summary[edit]

In the major gi championships she is a:-

8x World Championship champion
7x Pan-American Championship champion
4x European Championship champion
1x Brazilian Nationals champion

In the major Nogi championships she is a:-

5x World Nogi Championship champion
7x Brazilian Nationals Nogi Championship champion

She also won a gold medal at the 2017 ADCC Submission Wrestling World Championship in the 60kg category.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Beatriz Mesquita Jiu Jitsu". Retrieved February 13, 2018.
  2. ^ a b c d e f g "IBJJF Results". Retrieved February 13, 2018.
  3. ^ a b "ADCC 2017 results: Marcus Almeida, Gabi Garcia take gold, Andre Galvao wins super fight". Retrieved February 13, 2018.
  4. ^ "Beatriz Mesquita Eying Sixth World Title For Her Collection Of Gold Medals". Retrieved February 13, 2018.
  5. ^ "BJJ star Bia Mesquita talks win over Mackenzie Dern, possible transition to MMA". Retrieved February 13, 2018.
  6. ^ "LIVE – EBI 16 RESULTS – THE FEMALE BANTAMWEIGHTS". Retrieved December 19, 2018.