World Champion


World Champion


Almiro Barros

Instructor Profile

Almiro Barros is an Instructor at Evolve Mixed Martial Arts in Singapore. He is a Mundials World Championship Silver Medalist in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu with over 20 years of experience. He is the winner of numerous regional and national competitions in Brazil. Almiro’s favorite techniques are the armbar and the choke.

Almiro holds a Black Belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu.

Fighter Profile

14 Feb 1985
165 cm / 64 kilos
1 - 1
Ubatuba, Brazil
  • Mundials World Championship Silver Medalist
  • Winner of numerous regional and national competitions in Brazil
  • Favorite techniques: the armbar and the choke
Almiro Barros

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Quick facts on Almiro Barros

  • Prof. Almiro started BJJ in August 1999 after watching Royce Gracie choke out his opponent in the first UFC.
  • Prof. Almiro was always the smallest and skinniest amongst his peers, and he used his BJJ for self-defense.
  • To compensate for his small size, Prof. Almiro developed a highly technical BJJ game.
  • In his first big competition Prof. Almiro was placed in a division above his current belt level, but he still won.
  • Prof. Almiro’s Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu inspirations include Marcelo Garcia and Rubens “Cobrinha” Charles.
  • Prof. Leandro “Brodinho” Issa and Prof. Almiro have been friends since they were teenagers.