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Beatriz Mesquita
Born 7 April 1991 (1991-04-07) (age 30)
Other names "Bia" Mesquita
Residence Rio de Janeiro. Brazil
Nationality Brazilian
Team Gracie Humaita
Rank 2nd Degree Black belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu
Beatriz Mesquita
Medal record
Competitor for  Brazil
Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu
ADCC Submission Wrestling World Championship
Gold 2017 Espoo, Finland –60kg
World Championship
Gold 2012 California, USA –64kg
Gold 2013 California, USA Absolute
Gold 2013 California, USA –64kg
Gold 2014 California, USA Absolute
Gold 2014 California, USA –64kg
Gold 2015 California, USA –64kg
Gold 2016 California, USA –64kg
Gold 2018 California, USA –64kg
Gold 2019 California, USA –64kg
Pan American Championship
Gold 2011 California, USA –64kg
Gold 2012 California, USA –64kg
Gold 2014 California, USA Absolute
Gold 2014 California, USA –64kg
Gold 2015 California, USA –64kg
Gold 2016 California, USA –64kg
Gold 2018 California, USA –64kg
Gold 2018 California, USA Absolute
European Championship
Gold 2010 Lisbon, Portugal Absolute
Gold 2010 Lisbon, Portugal –69kg
Gold 2017 Lisbon, Portugal –64kg
Gold 2018 Lisbon, Portugal –64kg
Brazilian National Championship
Gold 2017 Sao Paulo, Brazil –64kg
Gold 2019 Sao Paulo, Brazil –69kg
Gold 2019 Sao Paulo, Brazil Absolute
Worlds Nogi Championship
Gold 2010 California, USA –61.5kg
Gold 2011 California, USA –61.5kg
Gold 2012 California, USA –61.5kg
Gold 2018 California, USA –66.5kg
Gold 2018 California, USA Absolute
Brazilian Nationals Nogi Championship
Gold 2009 Rio de Janeiro, Brazil –61.5kg
Gold 2011 Rio De Janeiro, Brazil Absolute
Gold 2011 Rio de Janeiro, Brazil –61.5kg
Gold 2014 Rio De Janeiro, Brazil Absolute
Gold 2014 Rio De Janeiro, Brazil –66.5kg
Gold 2016 Rio De Janeiro, Brazil Absolute
Gold 2016 Rio De Janeiro, Brazil –66.5kg

Beatriz Mesquita is a Brazilian Jiu Jitsu (BJJ) competitor with arguably the best competitive record in both Gi and Nogi of all time having won 23 titles at black belt level in the 4 major Gi Championships. With 9x gold medals, as of Worlds 2019, she holds the record for the most IBJJF World Championship titles at black belt level.

Beatriz began training in 1996 aged five and received her brown belt in 2009 from her professor Leticia Ribeiro. She went on to receive her black belt in 2011 again from professor Ribeiro.

In 2017 she defeated UFC fighter and 2x World Jiu Jitsu Black Belt Champion Mackenzie Dern in 64 seconds at their first competitive meeting in the Rio Falls Jiu Jitsu open.

In June 2018 Beatriz became the Eddie Bravo Invitational (EBI) Women's Bantamweight Champion submitting Luana Alzuguir in the Semi Final and Bianca Basilio in the final.

Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Competitive Summary

In the major gi championships she is a:-

9x World Championship champion
7x Pan-American Championship champion
4x European Championship champion
3x Brazilian Nationals champion

In the major Nogi championships she is a:-

5x World Nogi Championship champion
7x Brazilian Nationals Nogi Championship champion

She also won a gold medal at the 2017 ADCC Submission Wrestling World Championship in the 60kg category.

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