Bernardo Faria

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Bernardo Faria
Born (1987-01-20) 20 January 1987 (age 31)
Juiz de Fora, Minas Gerais, Brazil
Residence Bedford, Massachusetts, Massachusetts, United States
Nationality Brazil
Team Alliance Jiu Jitsu
Rank     3rd Degree black belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu
Bernardo Faria
Medal record
Representing  Brazil
Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu
World Championship
Gold medal – first place 2010 California, USA -94kg[1]
Gold medal – first place 2013 California, USA -100kg[1]
Gold medal – first place 2015 California, USA -100kg[1]
Gold medal – first place 2015 California, USA Absolute[1]
Pan American Championship
Gold medal – first place 2010 California, USA -94kg[1]
Gold medal – first place 2010 California, USA Absolute[1]
Gold medal – first place 2012 California, USA -100kg[1]
Gold medal – first place 2015 California, USA -100kg[1]
Gold medal – first place 2015 California, USA Absolute[1]
Gold medal – first place 2016 California, USA Absolute[1]
European Championship
Gold medal – first place 2011 Lisbon, Portugal -94kg[1]
Gold medal – first place 2012 Lisbon, Portugal -100kg[1]
Gold medal – first place 2013 Lisbon, Portugal -100kg[1]
Brazilian National Championship
Gold medal – first place 2010 Rio de Janeiro, Brazil Absolute[1]
European Nogi Championship
Gold medal – first place 2012 London, England Absolute[1]
Gold medal – first place 2012 London, England -86.5kg[1]
Brazilian Nationals Nogi Championship
Gold medal – first place 2009 Rio de Janeiro, Brazil +81.5kg[1]

Bernardo Faria is a 5x World Jiu-Jitsu Champion as a Black Belt from the Alliance Jiu Jitsu Team who holds an extensive competitive resume with titles at the world’ top tournaments such as the European Championship (Brazilian jiu-jitsu), Pan-American Championship (jiu-jitsu) and Brazilian National Jiu-Jitsu Championship. In February and March 2013 Bernardo was ranked first in the IBJJF World Ranking of all divisions and was chosen as the best jiu jitsu athlete of 2015. Bernardo received his black belt from his instructor Ricardo Marques in 2008[2] and moved to the Alliance Jiu Jitsu Sao Paulo team to train with mestre Fábio Gurgel in 2009.[3]

Bernardo Faria currently runs his own Jiu Jitsu academy in Bedford, Massachusetts.[4] He is a member of Alliance Jiu Jitsu team and Marcelo Garcia Association.[5] He also has a YouTube channel where he regularly posts techniques alongside other Jiu Jitsu practitioners and MMA fighters such as Dean Lister and Chael Sonnen.[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q "IBJJF Results". OfficialIBJJFresults. Retrieved 2018-02-13. 
  2. ^ "About Bernardo Faria". Retrieved 2017-12-23. 
  3. ^ "BJJ Heroes - Bernardo Faria". Retrieved 2017-12-23. 
  4. ^ "Bernardo Faria Academy". Retrieved 2017-12-23. 
  5. ^ "Marcelo Garcia and Bernardo Faria Training Footage". Retrieved 2017-12-23. 
  6. ^ "Bernardo Faria Youtube Channel". Retrieved 2017-12-23.