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Carlos Lemos

Carlos "Escorrega" Lemos, Jr.
Residence Downers Grove, Illinois
Nationality Brazilian
Division Pluma/Feather
Style Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, Judo
Fighting out of Downers Grove, Illinois
Team Gracie Barra
Trainer Carlos Gracie Jr., Alexandre Soca Carneiro, Roberto "Gordo" Correa, Redley Vigio, and Renzo Gracie
Rank      3rd degree black belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu
Occupation Instructor
last updated on: 2010-09-02

Carlos "Escorrega" Lemos, Jr. is a multiple world Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu champion and a third-degree black belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu under Carlos Gracie, Jr.[1]


He has placed first in World Jiu-Jitsu Championship as a purple belt in 1999[2] and became Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu world champion again as a black belt in 2002.[3] He also won and medaled in many Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and grappling competitions, including multiple Brazilian National titles, a Pan-American title, a European title, three National American Grappling Association divisional titles[4] and one National Absolute title, an American National Jiu-Jitsu No-Gi championship and, most recently, was the Black Belt Absolute champion of the Chicago International Open IBJJF Championship.[5] He teaches out of Gracie Barra Downers Grove in Downers Grove, Illinois.

Mixed martial arts record

Date Result Record Opponent Event Method Round Time Location Notes
January 15, 2011 Win 1-0 Jason Rine TFC Submission (Rear-Naked Choke) 1 1:59 Carlos showed he's more than a Jiu Jitsu fighter when he knocked down Rine in less than a minute
July 23 2011 Win 2-0 Mike Phillips TFC Decision (Unanimous) 3 5:00 Carlos had a fully extended armbar locked in at the end of round 3


  1. ^ "Carlos Gracie Jr Team: GRACIE BARRA BLACK BELTS.". Irvine, CA. Retrieved 2010-09-02. 
  2. ^ "CAMPEONATO MUNDIAL 1999" [World Championship 1999] (in Portuguese).  
  3. ^ "Mundial 2002" [World 2002] (in Portuguese).  
  4. ^
  5. ^

External links

  • Carlos Lemos BJJ Heroes Profile Page
  • Official website

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