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Felipe Pena, also known by his nickname "Preguica", is a Brazilian jiu-jitsu black belt world champion from Belo Horizonte, Brazil. Born on October 19, 1991, Pena represents the Gracie Barra team in competition.

  1. Pena, Mica, Andrey & Vagner To Headline Honor Submission Challenge July 3

    Pena, Mica, Andrey & Vagner To Headline Honor Submission Challenge July 3

    Jun 28, 2022

    Honor has brought in a group of decorated veterans and thrilling rookie black belts for its first event: Felipe Pena, Mica Galvo, Fabricio Andrey, and Vagner Rocha are all ready to throw down in the Mediterranean.
  2. The Official Competitor List: Who's In For ADCC 2022 World Championship

    The Official Competitor List: Who's In For ADCC 2022 World Championship

    Jun 27, 2022

    We will keep this list updated as further names qualify or are invited to the 2022 ADCC World Championships.
  3. Felipe Pena Accepts Sanction for Anti-Doping Rule Violation

    Felipe Pena Accepts Sanction for Anti-Doping Rule Violation

    Jun 16, 2022

    USADA announced today that Felipe Pena, of Minas Gerais, Brazil, an athlete in the sport of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, has accepted a one-year period of ineligibility for his second anti-doping rule violation. Pena’s first violation was announced in 2015.
  4. Tickets For Two Gordon Ryan Matches On WNO Available Now!

    Tickets For Two Gordon Ryan Matches On WNO Available Now!

    May 26, 2022

    There are two massive Tezos WNO events planned for this summer, and fans wishing to attend the event in person can now purchase tickets.
  5. Grappling Bulletin: Why Felipe Pena Finally Agreed To Rematch Gordon Ryan

    Grappling Bulletin: Why Felipe Pena Finally Agreed To Rematch Gordon Ryan

    May 23, 2022

    There's never a dull moment in the jiu-jitsu world, especially when Gordon Ryan is involved. Last week we dropped the bombshell news that Gordon would return for not one, but TWO big matches prior to ADCC.
  6. Gordon Ryan Signs Summer Double-Header: vs Pena & Marinho

    Gordon Ryan Signs Summer Double-Header: vs Pena & Marinho

    May 20, 2022

    Gordon Ryan has been teasing an upcoming match all week, and now it’s official. He’ll fight Felipe Pena in a no time limit, submission-only match on Sunday, August 7 in Dallas, TX.
  7. 25-Second Sub Proves Gutemberg Pereira Will Be A Podium Contender At ADCC

    25-Second Sub Proves Gutemberg Pereira Will Be A Podium Contender At ADCC

    May 2, 2022

    Gutemberg Pereira was on a hot streak coming into his superfight against Fellipe Andrew at BJJ Stars 8. He went 4-0 at the 2nd South American ADCC Trials with a 100% submission rate; and he followed that up with back to back silver medal weekends in the gi, catching five submissions in five matches there.
  8. Grappling Bulletin: Mica Galvao Subs Hulk & Beats Leandro, Wins BJJ Stars

    Grappling Bulletin: Mica Galvao Subs Hulk & Beats Leandro, Wins BJJ Stars

    May 2, 2022

    At only 18 years of age Mica Galvao is already one of the most-talked about athletes in jiu-jitsu. If you thought the attention he has received in any way unwarranted, last weekend's events would have put those doubts to bed.
  9. BJJ Stars 8 GP Bracket Have Been Released, And They're Everything We Wanted

    BJJ Stars 8 GP Bracket Have Been Released, And They're Everything We Wanted

    Apr 29, 2022

    BJJ Stars just announced the official bracket for tomorrow's middleweight grand prix live on Instagram, and there will be no need to wait for some of the best possible matches.
  10. After 30-Month Layoff, Felipe Pena Set To Make No-Gi Return At BJJ Stars 8

    After 30-Month Layoff, Felipe Pena Set To Make No-Gi Return At BJJ Stars 8

    Apr 26, 2022

    Felipe Pena is set to return to no-gi competition for the first time in two and a half years when he takes on Henrique Ceconi at BJJ Stars 8 on Saturday, April 30 in Sao Paulo.
  11. Demian Maia To Compete In First Grappling Match in 15 Years At BJJ Stars

    Demian Maia To Compete In First Grappling Match in 15 Years At BJJ Stars

    Apr 25, 2022

    After fighting in the UFC for nearly 15 years, Demian Maia returns to grappling competition at BJJ Stars 8 on April 30 where he will face current UFC welterweight Alex 'Cowboy' Oliveira in a no-gi match as the main event of the evening.
  12. The Veterans & Next Gen Talents Coming To BJJ Stars 8 Middleweight GP

    The Veterans & Next Gen Talents Coming To BJJ Stars 8 Middleweight GP

    Apr 19, 2022

    Three IBJJF world champions will try to fend off some of the next generation’s fastest rising talent in the BJJ Stars 8 middleweight grand prix next weekend in Sao Paulo.
  13. Grappling Bulletin: Fight Sports Dominates Trials, Sends Four To ADCC

    Grappling Bulletin: Fight Sports Dominates Trials, Sends Four To ADCC

    Feb 7, 2022

    The roster for the 2022 ADCC World Championships is beginning to take shape, as three of the eight qualifying trials are now complete, and one more is coming in Brazil on Saturday, February 12.
  14. Gordon, Pena, Nicky Rod & FIVE Champs: Will +99kg Steal The Show At ADCC?

    Gordon, Pena, Nicky Rod & FIVE Champs: Will +99kg Steal The Show At ADCC?

    Jan 26, 2022

    As we said a few weeks ago, Felipe Pena is so sick of Gordon Ryan's trash talk he made the unusual request to go up from his usual weight class to the +99kg division.
  15. Grappling Bulletin: Jiu-Jitsu Fighters Poised To Take Over MMA in 2022

    Grappling Bulletin: Jiu-Jitsu Fighters Poised To Take Over MMA in 2022

    Jan 17, 2022

    Jiu-jitsu has always played a vital role both in and out of the ring, providing athletes with a path to glory and financial reward, while reminding the world that the most sophisticated grappling art is an indispensable part of any fighter’s arsenal.