Jeff Glover

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Jeff Glover
Born (1983-04-15) April 15, 1983 (age 39)
East Los Angeles, California, U.S.
Other namesThe Pipelayer
ResidenceGoleta, California
Weight145 lb (66 kg; 10.4 st)
Fighting out ofGoleta, California
TeamGoodland Jiu Jitsu
Teacher(s)Ricardo Miller
Rank  4th degree Black belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu
Mixed martial arts record from Sherdog
Jeff Glover
Medal record
Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu/Grappling
ADCC World Championship
Bronze medal – third place 2011 -66kg[1]
World No-Gi Championship
Silver medal – second place 2008 Featherweight (black)[2]
Gold medal – first place 2007 Featherweight (black)[3]
Pan-American Championship
Gold medal – first place 2006 Featherweight (brown)[4]
Gold medal – first place 2005 Featherweight (brown)[5]

Jeff Glover (born April 15, 1983) is an American submission wrestler and Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu black belt. He is known for his competitive achievements in both gi and no-gi competition.


Glover has competed in numerous exhibition matches, including at the inaugural World Jiu-Jitsu Expo where he scored a win over 7-time World black belt champion Caio Terra. Glover also holds a notable submission win over 6-time black belt World champion Robson Moura at the 2011 ADCC Submission Wrestling World Championship.[6][7]

Glover is known for his particularly playful and unorthodox style of grappling. After their super-fight in 2012, Chris Haueter said of Glover’s grappling style – “It’s like grappling a monkey or a cat. He never loses balance.”[8][9]

In 2014, Glover was a color commentator for Metamoris III[10] and IV.[11] At Metamoris IV he and Baret Yoshida were surprise competitors in the much-hyped "secret match", that ended in a draw.

Grapplers Quest record[edit]

As of 2012, Glover, a 27-time Grapplers Quest champion, held the best record in the event's history, having lost only 4 times over 8 years of active competition.[12]


  1. ^ KJ Gould (September 24, 2011). "ADCC 2011 Live Results and Blog". Bloody Elbow. Retrieved June 19, 2012.
  2. ^ "Results". Official IBJJF results. Archived from the original on May 31, 2012. Retrieved June 19, 2012.
  3. ^ "Results". Official IBJJF results. Archived from the original on May 31, 2012. Retrieved June 19, 2012.
  4. ^ "Pan 2006". Official IBJJF results. Archived from the original on September 28, 2011. Retrieved June 19, 2012.
  5. ^ "Pan 2005". Official IBJJF results. Archived from the original on August 3, 2009. Retrieved June 19, 2012.
  6. ^ "Jeff Glover (Paragon JJ)". BJJ Heroes. August 30, 2010. Retrieved June 19, 2012.
  7. ^ Brian Hemminger (May 12, 2012). "Nick Diaz vs Braulio Estima results and LIVE match coverage from World Jiu-Jitsu Expo TONIGHT (May 12)". MMA Mania. Retrieved June 19, 2012.
  8. ^ "Jeff Glover Interview – On Being a Student of the Game". BJJ Heroes. June 5, 2013. Retrieved December 22, 2013.
  9. ^ "Chris Haueter On Jeff Glover's Style:"It's Like Grappling A Monkey Or A Cat. He Never Loses Balance."". BJJ Eastern Europe. October 13, 2012. Retrieved December 22, 2013.
  10. ^ "It's On! Metamoris 3, 29th March 2014". January 20, 2014. Retrieved 25 June 2014.
  11. ^ "Metamoris 4: Sonnen vs. Galvao Live Results, Stream info and Discussion". August 9, 2014. Retrieved 11 August 2014.
  12. ^ Brian Cimins (January 20, 2012). "Jeff Glover Proudly Makes Cover of Jiu Jitsu Magazine". Grapplers Quest. Retrieved June 19, 2012.

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