ADCC Absolute World Champion to MMA: Braulio Estima

Braulio Estima is a Ze Radiola black belt and world champion in Brazilian Jiu-jitsu. He received his black belt on January 4, 2003. His highest achievements include winning the CBJJ World Championship in 2004, 2006, and 2009, Absolute World Cup Champion 2006, European CBJJ Absolute Champion 2006 and 2009 and ADCC 2007 silver medalist.

At ADCC 2009, Estima won both the -88 kg and Absolute divisions, defeating Andre Galvao (inverted triangle choke) and Xande Ribeiro (injury) in the respective finals.

Braulio is the head instructor and owner of the Gracie Barra Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu academy in Birmingham, England.

He could make his debut as early as this spring in the new promotion, Sh1ne Fights. They held two events in the United States last year (Columbus/Miami) and are looking to run a show possibly in April. Sh1ne includes the likes of Yves Edwards, Luiz Firmino, Brian Foster and Antwain Britt and contracts signed with Din Thomas, Renan Barao, Murilo Rua and former WBA and WBO champion Ricardo Mayorga.

Braulio Estima Highlights

2009 World Pro BJJ Cup Absolute Semi-Final between Braulio Estima and Marcelo Garcia. Garcia is considered possibly the best pound for pound submission grappler (for no-gi) in the world.

Sh1ne Fights Video Package


~ by admin on February 2, 2010.

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