Gustavo Batista His Record, Net Worth, Weight, Age & More!
Who Is Gustavo Batista?
Gustavo Espindola Batista is a Brazilian Jiu Jitsu competitor that currently trains out of Atos Brazilian Jiu Jitsu. Atos Brazilian Jiu Jitsu is one of the highest level training facilities in the sport and is owned and run by Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Superstar Andre Galvao. Gustavo Batista is no stranger to world class training, he is a Black Belt as of 2017 under Leandro Lo Pereira do Nascimento who is one of the most decorated Brazilian Jiu Jitsu practitioners there ever was.
Gustavo is currently 25 years old as of 2022 being born on March 11th, 1996. Batista was born in Florianopolis which is the capital of Brazil’s Santa Catarina state. His given nickname, “Braguinha” came about because his peers and those around him often labeled him as a doppelganger for the Brazilian Jiu Jitsu world champion Antonio Braga Neto. Similar to many young Brazilians, Gustavo Espindola grew up playing football (soccer). He was an avid soccer player up until around 2012. Gustavo’s older brother was a practitioner of Brazilian Jiu Jitsu and that was Gustavo’s introduction to the art. He decided to follow the footsteps of his older brother, joining a Brazilian Jiu Jitsu gym when he was 15 years old. The gym that Gustavo joined was coached by Felipe Teixeira who was a major part in the start of Batista’s Brazilian Jiu Jitsu career. He later moved to Sao Paulo, Brazil to further his career and joined the Projecto Social Lutando Pelo Bem gym. This new gym is where Gustavo Batista and Leandro Lo first met and Gustavo ended up sticking with Leandro all the way to Black Belt. Gustavo did exceptional in his lower belts, especially brown belt where he started gaining traction and notoriety as a competitor. He competes in the 88.3 kg (195 lbs) weight division. Gustavo became the number one ranking of the United Arab Emirates Jiu Jitsu Federation UAEJJF, winning against Alexandre Ribeiro, Jose Junior, John Combs and Kevin Mahecha. In January 2018 Gustavo made the move to Atos Brazilian Jiu Jitsu in California with his then girlfriend Luiza Monteiro. Gustavo is a freequent competitor with his last win being against Tex Johnson at the Fight to Win organization in 2021. Gustavo Batista’s Brazilian Jiu Jitsu lineage is Carlos Gracie, Helio Gracie, Rickson Gracie, Marcelo Behring, Waldomiro Perez, Roberto Godoi, Marco Barbosa, Cicero Costha, to Leandro Lo.
How Old Is Gustavo Batista?
Gustavo Batista was born in Brazil on March 11th, 1996. He is 25 years old as of 2022.
Gustavo Batista’s early life?
Gustavo Batista played soccer as a child like a major portion of Brazilian children. Gustavo was inspired by his brother to join a Brazilian Jiu Jitsu gym when he was 15. The gym that Gustavo joined was coached by Felipe Teixeira who was a major part in the start of Batista’s Brazilian Jiu Jitsu career. He later moved to Sao Paulo, Brazil to further his career and joined the Projecto Social Lutando Pelo Bem gym. Gustavo has been training, competing and dominating the opposition for over a decade!
How Much Is Gustavo Batista Worth?
There isn’t any information on Gustavo Batista’s net worth available online. Gustavo receives income as a professional Brazilian Jiu Jitsu competitor, competing for cash prizes!
How Tall Is Gustavo Batista?
Gustavo Batista stands at 5 foot 10 inches.
How Much Does Gustavo Batista Weigh?
Gustavo Batista weighs and competes at the weight of 88.3 kg or 195 lbs.
Gustavo Batista’s Record!
Here is Gustavo Batista’s list of accomplishments!
A total of 92 wins
- 40 by pts
- 4 by advantages
- 31 by sub
- 16 by dec
His 31 sub wins
- 5 by choke from the back
- 5 from choke
- 3 katagatame
- 2 bow and arrow
- 2 kneebar
- 1 crucifix choke
- 4 arm in ezekiel
- 3 mounted x choke
- 3 armbar
- 2 submission
- 1 footlock
- 1 rnc
Black Belt Achievements
- 1st Place IBJJF World Championship (2018*** / 2021***)
- 1st Place IBJJF Pans Championship (2018 / 2020 / 2021)
- 1st Place IBJJF European Open (2019**)
- 1st Place UAEJJF King Of Mats (2019)
- 1st Place 3CG Kumite Grand Prix 195lbs (2020)
- 2nd Place IBJJF World Championship (2019)
- 2nd Place IBJJF Pans Championship (2020* / 2021*)
- 2nd PlaceUAEJJF Grand Slam, RJ (2017)
Colored Belt Achievements:
- UAEJJF #1 Ranked Brown Belt (2017)
- 1st Place IBJJF World Champion (2015** blue)
- 1st Place IBJJF Pans Champion (2015** blue)
- 1st Place IBJJF European Open Champion (2017** brown, 2016** purple, 2015** blue)
- 1st Place CBJJ Brasileiro Champion (2017** brown, 2016* purple, 2015** blue) ● 1st Place IBJJF Manaus International Open Champion (2016 purple) ● 1st Place UAEJJF Abu Dhabi Pro Champion (2017 brown, 2016 purple) ● 1st Place UAEJJF Manaus Brazil Pro Champion (2017 brown)
- 1st Place UAEJJF Gramado Brazil Pro Champion (2016 purple) ● 1st Place UAEJJF Grand Slam, Abu Dhabi (2017 brown)
- 1st Place UAEJJF Grand Slam, Tokyo (2016 brown)
- 2nd Place UAEJJF Grand Slam, RJ (2017)
- 2nd Place IBJJF World Championship (2017 brown, 2016 purple) ● 2nd Place IBJJF Pans Championship (2016* purple)
- 2nd Place CBJJ Brazilian Nationals (2016 purple)
- 3rd Place IBJJF Pans Championship (2016 purple)
- 3rd Place Copa Pódio MW Grand Prix (2017)
** Weight and absolute
*** Closed division with teammate
Gustavo Batista’s Injuries
Though competing dozens of times ever since he was a child, Gustavo Batista has had no significant injuries to report about.
Is Gustavo Batista Retired?
After over a decade and countless competitions, Gustavo doesn't look like he's slowing down any time soon! Gustavo Batista has been consistently racking in the wins with his last win being against Tex Johnson in 2021. Gustavo is a competitor that everyone needs to keep their eye on and is an inspiration for all practitioners of Brazilian Jiu Jitsu!
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