TEAM RABJJ | TEAM RENZO GRACIE
The Ricardo Almeida Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Association was founded in 1997. It is one of the largest and most accomplished teams in the world. Professor Ricardo Almeida is a fourth degree Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Black Belt. He studied under the legendary Renzo Gracie and became his first American Black Belt.
RABJJ is home to several UFC fighters: former UFC Champion Frankie Edgar, Edson Barbosa, Tom DeBlass, UFC Fighter Nick Catone, Dante Rivera and, of course, Ricardo Almeida.
Dante Rivera Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Founder, Professor Dante Rivera, received his black belt from Professor Almeida in December 2008.