Nicholas Meregali His Record, Net Worth, Weight, Age & More!
Who Is Nicholas Meregali?
Nicholas Meregali is a Brazilian Jiu Jitsu practitioner and competitor, who holds the distinguished rank of Black Belt. Nicholas is a two time World Champion and is considered one of the best Gi fighters in the world. Nicholas, who is well known for his systematic guard principles, executes a phenomenal style of Jiu Jitsu that is mainly driven by submission rather than the points system.
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Nicholas, who is predominantly a guard player, has taken on and beaten some of the best fighters on the international stage. With his expertise in the De La Riva Guard, Nicholas has an 80% win rate in his matches. Nicholas also boasts a 66% submission rate in all of his wins, including 50% of his overall submissions are recorded as chokes from back control. Nicholas is also a deadly submission specialist from his guard with 75% of his submissions from guard coming from his triangle.
Nicholas received his black belt under Mario Reis and Jeferson Adan with their lineage a direct line from the great Carlos Gracie. Nicholas is one of the world's most exciting new talents to come out of Rio Grande Do Sul in Brazil and he trains out of the famed Alliance Academy. Nicholas made a name for himself as a lower ranked BJJ student by winning double gold medals in high profile tournaments like The World Championship, The Abu Dhabi World Pro and the Pan American Championships.
He began training Jiu Jitsu at the age of 16 at the ACJJ Academy in Santo Antonio. As he rose through the ranks he became a formidable young talent, winning the IBJJF Worlds as a purple and brown belt competitor.
Nicholas Meregali has achieved worldwide notoriety for his specialised submission attack, and his unmatched intensity that he brings through his skill and athleticism. Nicholas has caught the eye of famous grapplers like Gordon Ryan who praise him for his submission attack style.
The dominance of Nicholas Meregali lies within his ability to play a very dangerous and attacking style of open guard. With his trademark De La Riva position that he utilises with a sleeve and collar grip, makes Nicholas a true agent of the Gi. His expertise in exploiting his opponents into giving up their back is a strategy that Nicholas has perfected. 60% of Nicholas’s guard passes end up with him taking his opponents back, it’s no wonder he is a multiple world champion.
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How Old Is Nicholas Meregali?
Nicholas Meregali was born in Porto Alegre, Rio Grande Do Sul in Brazil on the 27th of May in 1994. Making this young martial artist only 27 years of age.
Nicholas Meregali’s Family!
Growing up in the Capital city in Rio Grande, Nicholas was lucky enough to escape Brazil’s infamous crime rate, as the culture in Porto Alegre was a higher standard of living than most of Brazil. As a young teenager Nicholas was inspired by his brother Matheus, who heavily influenced him into practising Brazilian Jiu Jitsu. At the age of 16 Nicholas would join up with ACJJ Academy in Santo Antonio, Porto Alegre. It was here that he began his passion for Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, and he flew through the ranks to become a black belt in only seven years.
How Much Is Nicholas Meregali Worth?
Nicholas Meregali’s rise in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu was fast and full of outstanding achievements. Winning numerous tournaments including world titles and national titles, Nicholas has vastly improved his financial status. His net worth is steadily increasing and his worldwide notoriety has seen him build a fortune ranging somewhere near the millions.
How Tall Is Nicholas Meregali?
Nicholas Meregali stands at 6 feet and 6 inches tall or 198 centimetres, making him a very imposing figure on the mats.
How Much Does Nicholas Meregali Weigh?
Nicholas Meregali weighs in at 207 lbs which is 94 kilograms. He has also competed in the 100 kg division.
Nicholas Meregali’s Fight List!
Nicholas Meregali has fought the absolute toughest guys on the planet, and at such a young age he has proven himself to be a submission specialist. Nicholas has fought guys like Lucas Barbosa, Leandro Lo, Marcus Reis, Alexandre Ribeiro, Mahamed Aly, Lucas Leite, Dimitrius souza, Felipe Pena, Kaynan Duarte, Marcus Almeida and Keenan Cornelius. With 34 submissions out of 44 wins, Nicholas is known for finishing fights.
Nicholas Meregali’s Best Fight Of All Time!
Nicholas Meregali rose through the coloured ranks by winning tournament after tournament. In 2017 he became a black belt and in that same year Nicholas pulled off a win that would shock the world. At the age of 25 and in his first year as a black belt Nicholas would win the 2017 World Jiu Jitsu Championships in the Gi. Taking on the world famous Leandro Lo and beating him 2 - 0 on points, gave Nicholas Meregali worldwide fame. He became one of the faces of Brazilian Jiu Jitsu and would etch his name into the history books.
Who Did Nicholas Meregali Lose To?
At the age of 26 Nicholas Meregali would again enter the World Jiu Jitsu Championships. Fighting in the absolute division he went on a submission rampage, defeating Pedro Palharas by a rear naked choke. He then took on Ricardo Evangelista and finished him off with a devastating kimura. Next on the list was the world famous Felipe Pena and Nicholas would make short work of him by submitting Pena with an arm in Ezekiel. Nicholas went on to claim the bronze medal in the tournament by losing to Marcus Almeida 5 - 2 on points.
Nicholas has only lost 12 fights as a black belt and has never been submitted wearing the highest rank. Other notable losses have been to formidable opponents like Leandro Lo twice in the Pan American championships in 2017, Mahamed Aly in the World Championships in 2018, Keenan Cornelius at the World Championships in 2019 and Kaynan Duarte in the Spyder Invitational in 2019. His most recent loss came at the hands of Gutemburg Pereira by an advantage at the BJJ Stars 5 in 2021.
Nicholas Meregali’s Record!
As a black belt Nicholas Meregali has a record of 44 wins with 12 losses, with 34 of his wins coming by submission. Nicholas has an impressive list of honours as a black belt including; IBJJF World Champion (2017,2019) CBJJ Brazilian National Champion (2018,2019) BJJ Stars Grand Prix Champion (2019)
Nicholas has also won; IBJJF World Championships in 2016 as a brown belt and 2014 and 2015 as a purple belt. He also won the UAEJJF Abu Dhabi Pro in 2015 and 2016 as a brown belt and in 2014 as a purple belt. Other tournament wins include IBJJF European Open in 2016 as a brown belt and 2014 as a purple belt. IBJJF Pan Championship in 2016 as a brown belt and 2014 and 2015 as a purple belt. CBJJ Brazilian Nationals in 2014 and 2015 as a purple belt.
Nicholas Meregali’s Injuries!
Nicholas Meregali has not had any significant injuries in his career, his preparation and conditioning for Jiu Jitsu is second to none. Even though Nicholas fights at an intense pace with an appetite for submissions he has managed to keep his body in pristine condition.
Is Nicholas Meregali Retired?
Nicholas Meregali is still an active competitor on the world stage in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu. His hunger to be the best practitioner in the world is highly regarded by the community. Throughout the covid pandemic, Nicholas has still been training hard and competing when possible. His future aspirations to win more World Championships is a high focus of his, and you can bet you will see this incredible athlete lighting up the stage for many years to come!
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