Felipe Andrew His Record, Net Worth, Weight, Age & More!
Who Is Felipe Andrew?
Felipe Andrew Leandro Silva is a Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Black belt, who was graded under Rodrigo Cavaca at Zenith Jiu Jitsu. Felipe is a world class competitor with a vicious submission attacking style. Felipe has achieved multiple title wins including an IBJJF World Championship as a Purple belt, ACB World Champion, CBJJ Brazilian Nationals and multiple European Open and Pan American Championships. Felipe Andrew has become one of the world’s most successful grapplers, as he has a phenomenal submission record of 92. Felipe is now an athlete training and competing under the Alliance Academy in Brazil.
In 2017 Felipe Andrew was promoted to the rank of Black belt by the esteemed Rodrigo Cavaca and Adriano Estanislau. Felipe won his first 11 matches as a Black belt including title wins like; the ACB American Championship with a win in the final against Guilherme Augusto and double Gold at the Mexico Winter Open with wins over Nick Schrock and Sergio Rios. Felipe had an outstanding 2018 as he tallied a win loss record of 42 wins and 6 losses. Felipe won multiple Gold medals including; Double Gold at the Curatiba Open defeating Fernando Reis and Henrique De Lima, a win over Dimitrius Souza saw Felipe claim the Brasileiro Championship. Felipe beat some high level Black belts as he took out the Copa Podio Grand Prix and defeated Ruan Oliveira securing Gold at the SP BJJ Pro. Felipe earnt a Gold and a Silver medal at the ACBJJ World Championships taking on Kaynan Duarte in both finals. Felipe finished off 2018 tremendously, as he secured 4 Gold medals at the Curatiba Spring Open with wins over powerhouse grapplers like; Lael Rodrigues, Admilson Gobi and Felipe Cesar.
In 2019 Felipe only lost 5 matches out of 48 as he went on another winning rampage. He began with a win over Helton Jose in the final of the European Open and followed up with another victory over Fernando Reis to take out the Curatiba Summer Open. Felipe dominated Mahamed Aly on points 18 - 2 to win the Pan American Championship in his weight class, but lost the quarter final in the Absolute division against the ferocious Lucas Barbosa. Felipe went on to win 3 Gold medals at the Florida Fall Open and Gold at the Curatiba Pro. He made it through to the final at the Brasileiro Championships, but was choked out by the talented Nicholas Meregali. Felipe finished off 2019 with Gold medal wins at; the American Nationals, the SP BJJ Pro and the Floripa Winter Open. Felipe also won Gold in the Gi and NoGi divisions at the Sao Paulo Open, including a win in the Gi final against the world famous Marcus Ribeiro.
Felipe began 2020 with a domination at the European Open in the Absolute division. He defeated Santeri Lilius, Patrick Gaudio, Felipe Trovo before taking on Keenan Cornelius in the final, securing a Triangle victory. Felipe also won Silver in his weight class after losing to Patrick Gaudio. Felipe avenged his loss against Patrick Gaudio by defeating him with an ankle lock at Sub Stars in a super fight. Felipe won another Gold medal competing at the Kansas Open after beating Elliot Kelly. Felipe competed at the 3CG Kumite 2 losing to Victor Hugo with an Estima Lock in the final, and after heading back into the 4th edition of the 3CG Kumite again, he won Silver with a Guillotine loss to Roberto Abreu. Felipe continued his winning formula with Championship wins at the Miami Grand Slam and the Pan American Championship. In Felipe's last fight for 2020 he was submitted with an Inside Heel Hook at Third Coast Grappling against the exciting new talent William Tackett.
Felipe was winning everything there was to win in the world of Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, and in 2021 it was no different. Felipe tallied Double Gold at the American Nationals and a single Gold at the Austin Open. Felipe secured a referee decision win against Max Gimenis at Fight 2 Win 181 in a super fight, and then went on to win double Gold at the Pan American Championships. Felipe fought at Fight 2 Win 183 and 185 as he split the difference losing to Yuri Simoes and defeating the veteran Felipe Trovo with a Katagatme. Felipe competed at the NoGi World Championships defeating Rafael Lovato, but lost in the quarter final against Devhonte Johnson. Felipe was determined to win that elusive IBJJF World Championship, and after losing in the semi final of the Absolute division to Felipe Pena, he took his chances in his weight class. Felipe beat Richard Turner, Marcelo Gomide and Devhonte Johnson leading into the final, where he was narrowly edged out by an advantage after a 2 all score against Erich Munis.
So far in 2022 Felipe Andrew is undefeated with 13 wins including 10 submission victories. Felipe won the Rio Summer Open after defeating Maique Azevedo, Matheus Marques and Davi Souza. Felipe competed in this year's first big event, the European Championships. After submitting 5 out of 8 opponents Felipe took home Gold in his weight class after a 5 nil result against Vinicius Trator, and Gold in the Absolute division with a narrow advantage win against Yatan Bueno. Felipe is highly determined this year to win that elusive IBJJF World Championship crown.
How Old Is Felipe Andrew?
Felipe Andrew grew up in Caruaru in Pernambuco, Brazil. He was born on the 24th of October in 1994, he is currently 27 years of age.
Felipe Andrew's Rise To Black Belt!
Felipe Andrew grew up in a Brazilian municipality in a state called Pernambuco. Growing up was tough in a poor neighborhood, so his interest in martial arts was a natural progression. During his teenage years Fellipe would train in kung Fu, as his passion for Martial Arts grew. In 2011, Fellipe was convinced by his friends to give Brazilian Jiu Jitsu a go, and straight away he was hooked. Felipe's first instructor was Adriano Estanislau as the pair have maintained a close relationship all the way to Felipe's Black belt. Being affiliated with the Checkmat team had its perks as he was regularly able to train with high level athletes like Marcus Almeida, Gabriel Marangoni and Michelle Nicolini and legendary coaches like Rodrigo Cavaca.
In 2013 Felipe Andrew would leave the Checkmat team to form Zenith JJ, but he kept the bond and an affiliation with Professor Adriano Estanislau. As a purple belt, Fellipe moved to Santos to focus more intently on his grappling career. Living miles away from his family had its challenges, but training at Rodrigo Cavaca’s Sao Paulo state headquarters was worth the distance between homes. Fellipe's career took off as he won an IBJJF World Championship and other prestigious events leading to his promotion to Brown belt. Felipe continued on his winning ways by dominating the Brazilian national and international circuits. In 2017 Felipe's Silver medal performance at the prestigious Copa Podio Grand Prix was outstanding, where Andrew was matched up with some of the world's highest ranked Black belts. After an amazing run leading up to that event Felipe Andrew was promoted to Black belt in a special ceremony hosted by Rodrigo Cavaca and Adriano Estanislau.
How Much Is Felipe Andrew Worth?
Felipe Andrew has fought brilliantly on the world stage of Jiu Jitsu. His thirst to be the best is translating into first class results. Throughout his career he has accumulated a net worth of a few hundred thousand dollars, as he is more focused on his sporting accolades than financial security. Felipe has begun working with the extremely popular and premier distributor of Martial Arts instructionals, BJJ Fanatics. Felipe has filmed "Submission Hunting" where Felipe goes into details about his strength in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, submission attack. Felipe's instructional is available exclusively for purchase on bjjfanatics.com.
How Tall Is Felipe Andrew!
Felipe Andrew stands at 6 feet and 2 inches tall which is the equivalent of 187 centimetres.
How Much Does Felipe Andrew Weigh?
Felipe Andrew competes in the Super Heavyweight division, as he weighs in at just over 100 kilograms or (222 pounds) he has also competed at 94 kilograms and extensively in Absolute divisions.
Felipe Andrew's Fight List!
Felipe Andrew competes in probably the toughest division in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu. Fighting as a Super Heavyweight Felipe has battled against some of the toughest athletes in competitive Jiu Jitsu. Felipe has a fight list that includes guys like; Dimitrius Souza, Erick Barbosa, Sergio Rios, Felipe Trovo, Lucas Barbosa, Roberto Torralbas, Mahamed Aly, Renato Cardoso, Kaynan Duarte, Gustavo Batista, Felipe Cesar, Gutemberg Pereira, Henrique Lima, Rafael Cabral, Felipe Pinheiro, Patrick Gaudio, Keenan Cornelius, Gabriel Almeida, Nathan Mendelsohn, Roberto Jimenez, Murilo Santana, Bruno Lima and Rafael Lovato.
Felipe Andrew's Best Fight Of All Time!
Felipe Andrew has dominated competitive grappling on the world scene. His formidable presence on the mats has made him a hard obstacle to tackle for many high level grapplers. Felipe has won a multitude of prestigious tournaments including; Pan American Championships, European Championships, CBJJ Brazilian Nationals, ACB World Championships, IBJJF World Championships and many other highly respected events. Winning the IBJJF World title as a Purple belt is among one of Felipe's best moments. In 2017 as a Brown belt Felipe took on some incredibly tough Black belt opponents at the Copa Podio MW Grand Prix in the Brown and Black belt mixed division. Felipe made a name for himself after tearing through the division defeating Hugo Marques and William Dias with Footlocks before securing a Triangle in the semi final against Tommy Langaker. Felipe fought gallantly in the final as he lost by an advantage to DJ Jackson. The following year after receiving his Black belt he went back to the Copa Podio Grand Prix. Felipe tore through the competition again securing wins over Bruno Lima and Renato Cardoso, before defeating Kaynan Duarte by 2 points in the final.
Who Did Felipe Andrew Lose To?
Felipe Andrew's career as a Black belt has been outstanding, as he boasts an incredible win percentage of over 80%. Felipe has only lost 26 fights with 16 of those, submission losses. Felipe was submitted with a toe hold by Gutemberg Pereira in the quarter final of the 2018 Pan American Championships, in the absolute division. At the same event he lost the semi final in the 94 kilogram division against Leandro Lo 3 - 0 on points. Felipe was also submitted with an Armbar by Nicholas Meregali at the Brasileiro Championships. At the 2018 IBJJF World Championships, Felipe Andrew was dominated 14 - 6 by the world famous Felipe Pena in the semi final of his weight category. In the Absolute division Felipe took on Marcus Almeida in the quarter final, as Buchecha secured the Armbar finish. Felipe has also lost to other legends like; Kaynan Duarte, Lucas Barbosa, Fernando Reis, Tim Spriggs, Patrick Gaudio, Roberto Jimenez, Victor Hugo, Roberto Abreu, Devhonte Johnson, Arnaldo Maidana, William Tackett, Yuri Simoes, Erich Munis and Mahamed Aly.
Felipe Andrew's Record!
Felipe Andrew has impressed the BJJ world with his ferocious submission attack. He has amassed an incredible record since becoming a Black belt of 142 wins with only 26 losses, including a formidable 92 submission wins. Felipe has one of the world's best win percentages of 84.5% and a submission win rate of 64.7%. Felipe has secured an outstanding list of accolades that includes;
As a Black belt;
IBJJF Pan American Champion (2019, 2021) IBJJF Pan American Absolute Champion (2020, 2021) CBJJ Brazilian National Champion (2018) IBJJF European Open Champion (2019, 2022) IBJJF European Open Absolute Champion (2020, 2022) IBJJF American National Champion (2019) IBJJF American National Absolute Champion (2019) ACB World Champion (2018) ACB South American Champion (2018) Copa Podio HW Grand Prix Champion (2018) UAEJJF Grand Slam Champion- Miami (2020)
IBJJF World Championship Runner Up (2021) CBJJ Brazilian National Runner Up (2019) IBJJF European Open Runner Up (2020) IBJJF World Championship Third Place (2018) IBJJF World Championship Absolute Third Place (2021) IBJJF Pan American Championship Third Place (2018)
As a Colored Belt;
IBJJF World Champion (2016 purple) IBJJF Pan American Champion (2017 brown) CBJJ Brasileiro Champion (2017 brown, 2015 purple) IBJJF South American Champion (2016 purple) IBJJF Rio BJJ Pro Champion (2017 brown) IBJJF São Paulo BJJ Pro Champion (2016 purple) UAEJJF Rio Grand Slam Champion (2017 brown, 2016 purple) IBJJF Brasília Open Champion (2017 brown) Copa Podio MW Grand Prix Runner Up (2017) IBJJF World Championship Third Place (2017 brown, 2016 Absolute purple)
Felipe Andrew's Injuries!
Felipe Andrew has avoided injuries throughout his career. He has prepared himself for competitions with regimented strength and conditioning training. Felipe has an outstanding will to win and an expert level for high intensity grappling. Spending years at the top of the mountain, Felipe has developed his attack game style to help him stay relatively safe from injury.
Is Felipe Andrew Retired?
At the age of 27, Felipe Andrew is in the prime of his life. He is fast becoming one of the fiercest grapplers on the planet. Felipe's submission attack systems are among some of the best in the world. After the most recent IBJJF event where Felipe won Double Gold at the European Championships, he is highly determined to win the World Championships and become a Hall of Fame legend.
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