25 years of Alliance Jiu-Jitsu
Born in 1952 in Rio de Janeiro, Jacare began his BJJ training at 11 years old. At the age of 16, he joined the famous Gracie School in Copacabana where he learned under Rolls Gracie. Jacare grew up in the same neighborhood as the Gracie Family, so he was able to meet and train with many of the family members, among them: Carlos Gracie Jr., Crolin Gracie, Fabio Santos, Mauricio Gomes, the Machado Brothers, and Rickson Gracie
Born in 1970 in Rio de Janeiro, Fabio began his Jiu Jitsu career at the age of 13, with Romero “Jacare” Cavalcanti. After having won many titles as a blue and purple belt, he became an instructor at Jacare’s Academy. At the age of 19 Fabio achieved his back belt; a first for both Fabio and Jacare, as Jacare had never before given a black belt to anyone. In 1993 Fabio, Alexandre Paiva and Master Romero Jacare founded Alliance Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu
Alexandre Paiva, also known as Gigi, is a black belt under Master Romero Jacare. Alexandre was one of Jacare’s most dedicated students and also considered one of the most technical.In 1993, together with Master Romero Jacare and Fabio Gurgel, he founded Alliance Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu
Bruno Malfacine is widely regarded as the best rooster weight in the history of the sport with 10 world titles (IBJJF) at black belt, having surpassed the world championships gold medal record established in 2000. The International Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Federation has awarded his accomplishments by honoring him into the Hall of Fame
Rubens Charles Maciel, aka “Cobrinha” is considered by many to be the best featherweight in history and among the best pound for pound jiu-jitsu competitors in the world. In 2017, he became the first (and only) black belt in history to complete the Super Slam by winning all 5 major tournaments (ADCC, World Championship, Pan Championship, European Championship, and Brazilian Nationals) in a single year.
Faixa preta desde 2011, Dimitrius Souza é um dos principais atletas do cenário mundial, acumulando títulos nas principais competições de Jiu Jitsu. Além da grande visibilidade e experiência que ele acumula nas competições, Dimitrius ministra aulas há mais de 10 anos, o que lhe deu uma grande bagagem como professor e ajudou a ser tido como um dos atletas mais técnicos da atualidade.
Isaque Bahiense is a Brazilian jiu jitsu black belt under Fábio Gurgel and Michael Langhi of team Alliance, having also worked extensively with Fábio Andrade of Nova União – Bangu. One of the most talented middleweights of his generation, Bahiense earned the reputation of being a masterful guard passer, in 2018 he became world champion in the black belt division
Lucas Lepri is one of the most accomplished and decorated jiu jitsu athletes in the world. He is a 8-time black belt World Champion and has won every major jiu jitsu tournament in the world, a feat accomplished by only a handful of athletes in history. Long known as one of the most prolific grapplers on the planet.
Michael Langhi is a Brazilian Jiu Jitsu black belt under the legendary Rubens Charles “Cobrinha” being widely regarded as one of the top lightweights competitors of his generation. Known as one of the most technical guard players of all time, Langhi’s sporting accolades earned him the title of “BJJ Fighter of the year” by the press in 2009, his second year as a black belt
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Alliance was founded in 1993 by Romero 'Jacare' Cavalcanti, Fabio Gurgel, Alexandre Paiva and Fernando Gurgel. Alliance is recognized as one of the best Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Schools in the world; known not only for their technicality and quality, but also for their professionalism. Alliance has made hundreds of World Champions, over 25 of them at the black belt level. We now have over 200 affiliated schools spread throughout Brazil and the World. No matter where you are, you can train at an Alliance facility.
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