Geo Martinez His Record, Net Worth, Weight, Age & More!
Who Is Geo Martinez?
Geovanny Martinez, or better known as Geo is a Black belt in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu. He is one of the worlds best No Gi grapplers under the tutelage of Eddie Bravo and the 10th Planet System. Geo has beaten some of the worlds best grapplers so far in his career and has won many tournaments including; EBI Invitational 3 times, 1st place in the Gracie Nationals, 1st place in the ADCC US Trials and 1st place at the Quintet 2. Geo also helped team USA to a win at the most recent Polaris Squads event.
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In 2011 Geo Martinez was approached by Ryan Ford and asked if he would teach his son dancing at the 10th Planet school in Vista California. Geo would accept the offer to teach in exchange for free Jiu Jitsu lessons. Training under Sean Bolinger, Geo would get hooked on Jiu Jitsu as he already had many of the attributes needed for the sport due to his expertise in breakdancing.
Geo moved through the ranks fast and by the time he was awarded his purple belt, he was training at 10th Planet headquarters directly under Eddie Bravo. In January 2014 Geo Martinez was awarded his Black belt by Eddie Bravo, only 3 years after he started training.
In his first competition as a black belt Geo entered the ADCC US Trials, and submitted his first 3 opponents with ease. Progressing into the final he took on Ostap Manastyrski and defeated him by securing an extremely tight Darce choke. Geo entered the EBI Invitational with high expectations and boy he delivered. Geo defeated Toni Pinedo in round 1 with a heel hook and Erick Rios in the quarter finals with a twister (an Eddie Bravo special) In the semi final Geo took out Clark Gracie’s student Brandon Walensky with a calf slicer setting up a final against the famous Jeff Glover. Geo fought extremely well and as the fight went into EBI overtime, Geo Martinez won the match, showcasing his skills and putting himself on the map.
By the end of 2014 Geo had won 13 straight fights as a Black belt and secured another EBI Invitational Championship, this time defeating Fabbio Passos in the final. His next success would come in 2016 winning another EBI Invitational, submitting his first 3 opponents, before winning in EBI overtime again this time against Eddie Cummings.
Geo Martinez enjoyed more success as he was a part of Quintet 2. Geo submitted Haisam Rida with a Guillotine, and drew with Satoshi Ishii and Hideo Tokoro. Geo who was a part of team 10th Planet that defeated team Reebok and were crowned Quintet 2 Champions. Geo would take on other legends in the sport and compete in other prestigious events like Polaris Squads, Kasai Pro, WNO and Subversiv.
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How Old Is Geo Martinez?
Geo Martinez was born in San Diego California in the US on the 2nd of March 1987, he is currently 34 years of age.
Geo Martinez’s Family!
Growing up in California for Geo was full of excitement, as he and his brother Richie were raised by a single mother who was a former Mexican actress and Miss Los Angeles. Geo and his older brother Richie were very creative, and after seeing their next door neighbor doing a breakdancing move called the windmill they began copying moves off of MTV. Shortly after the brothers began competing in B-boying tournaments in a group called “The Freak Show”. Geo was given the nickname “The Freakazoid'' by his brother Richie due to the countless hours Geo spent watching a cartoon series called Freakazoid. The Martinez brothers became well known for their exciting breakdancing routines as they travelled around the world competing.
How Much Is Geo Martinez Worth?
Geo Martinez has had a superb run through the grappling world, with wins over high class grapplers like Jeff Glover, Gregor Gracie and Masakazu Imanari. Geo has won the EBI Invitational 3 times along with other prestigious events. Geo has had significant notoriety throughout social media and the Jiu Jitsu community, his outstanding career so far has seen him bolster his finances. His net worth is reported to be as high as 200 thousand dollars and counting.
How Tall Is Geo Martinez?
Geo Martinez is 5 feet and 9 inches tall which equates to 180 centimetres.
How Much Does Geo Martinez Weigh?
Geo Martinez competes in the 66 kilogram (145 lbs) division, Geo has also competed at 61kg, 70kg and in the absolute division.
Geo Martinez’s Fight List!
Geo Martinez has exploded onto the world scene with his exciting and aggressive style of submission grappling. Geo has taken on some of the best grapplers on the planet like; Mark Ramos, Sergio Perez, Fabbio Passos, Jeff Glover, Alexandre Vieira, Luiz Tosta, Eddie Cummings, Nicky Ryan, Rafael Domingos, Gregor Gracie, Mikey Musumeci and Masakazu Imanari.
Geo Martinez’s Best Fight Of All Time!
Geo Martinez has won some high calibre fights against some exceptionally talented martial artists. Geo has beaten the likes of Gregor Gracie, Fabbio Passos, Alexandre Vieira, Eddie Cummings and Masakazu Imanari. The most notable win from Geo Martinez was in the final of his first ever EBI Invitational as a Black belt. After defeating his first 3 opponents by submission, Geo took on World Champion Jeff Glover. After a hard fought match Geo managed to defeat Jeff in the EBI Overtime period, this win put Geo heavily in the limelight. Furthermore the next year Geo would take on Jeff Glover again in the quarter finals of the ADCC Championships where Geo would upstage Jeff Glover again, this time winning 5 points to nil.
Who Did Geo Martinez Lose To?
Geo Martinez has had an extraordinary career so far with many exceptional wins. However like many athletes that step onto the world stage their careers are often hounded with losses. For Geo he has only lost 16 times as a Black belt and only twice been submitted. Geo has had losses to; Joe Soto, Augusto Mendes, Bill Cooper, Nicky Ryan, Mikey Musumeci, Matheus Gabriel, Paulo Miyao, John Calestine and Marcin Held.
Geo Martinez’s Record!
Geo Martinez has a win loss record as a Black belt of 35 wins with 16 losses, including 23 submission wins with only 2 submission losses. Geo Martinez achieved the rank of Black belt in only three years of training and competing. Geo has honours list that includes; EBI Invitational Championship Gold (2014, 2014, 2016) EBI Invitational Championship Silver (2018) Quintet 2 1st Place (2018) 1st Place ADCC US Trials (2014) 1st Place Gracie Nationals (2014)
Geo Martinez’s Injuries!
In 2018 Geo Martinez had to pull out of his match against AJ Agazarm scheduled for the Kasai Pro 3, due to a fracture in his elbow. Geo suffered a fracture after competing in the Quintet 2 in Japan. Geo Martinez didn’t take too long to recover from his injuries and was back up and running at Subversiv for his match with Alex Seaver.
Is Geo Martinez Retired?
Geo Martinez is still active in the world of grappling, as a 34 year old Geo is maintaining that his body is in pristine condition. Geo most recently competed in Polaris Squads team USA vs UK & Ireland. Geo defeated his opponent Dan Strauss to help team USA get the win.
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