1.82 m (6 ft 0 in)
Mixed martial artist
| January 20, 1981 (age 34)
Manaus, Brazil (1981-01-20) |
204.1 lb (92.6 kg; 14.58 st)
Alexandre Ribeiro Wikipedia
Alexandre "Xande" Ribeiro (born January 20, 1981 in Manaus-Amazonas, Brazil), is a Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu practitioner, mixed martial artist and submission wrestler. He is a two-time World (Mundial) Black Belt Absolute (open weight) World Jiu-Jitsu Champion, five-time World (Mundial) Black Belt Heavy Weight Champion, and three-time World Black Belt Pro Division Champion.
Xande was born in Manaus, Amazonas Brazil and moved to USA in 2002. He began training Jiu-Jitsu at the Associacao Monteiro de Jiu-Jitsu under the supervision of Binho, Guto, Yano e Lucinho Monteiro. He lived in Toledo, Ohio for 5 years, after in 2007 he moved to San Diego, CA, where he teaches at the University of Jiu Jitsu and train MMA at The Arena MMA.
Xande Ribeiro has a brother, Saulo Ribeiro, who is also a Jiu-jitsu and submission wrestling champion. They have both won multiple ADCC and together, they hold the most titles in World Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Championships.