IBJJF World Champion

  • He’s Got Your Back! – Felipe “Preguiça” Pena

    The Portuguese term “Preguiça” roughly translates into “lazy” or “sloth” and just happens to be the nickname of one of, if not the hottest rising star in jiu-jitsu. If you’ve watched Gracie Barra’s Felipe Pena compete, you’d know that his nickname is far different from his character, as he’s...
  • Felipe Pena Accepts 1 Year Ban

    Although the rumors had been circulating for a month or so, rising black belt star Felipe Pena has accepted a 1 year ban from USADA sanctioned competition for a positive result for testosterone. The result was confirmed by urine analysis conducted as last year’s World Championship had concluded. Felipe...