Felipe “Preguica” Pena is one of the most complete and well-rounded black belt jiu jitsu grapplers in the world… and he is only 25 years old. He is a representative of the Gracie Barra Team and a black belt under Marcelo Azevedo. Pena is widely regarded as one of the top jiu jitsu competitors of his generation, a status cemented through his many wins in events such as the ADCC, Copa Pódio’s HW GP, Brazilian Nationals (Brasileiro) and Abu Dhabi Pro championships.
His us known for his amazing guard, especially with his attacks from x-guard and 50/50. His ability to off balance his opponents in these positions is legendary.
He also has a very fun jiu jitsu style to watch. His grappling game is sometimes acrobatic and beautiful to watch in it’s flawless execution of technique. Have you seen the way he takes his opponent’s back?? It is almost magical!
He competes in the 195lb and 218lb divisions, and recently lost a 40 minute match in ADCC against the legendary Rodolfo Vieira.
Gi or no gi Felipe Pena is one of the most dangerous and talented grapplers in the world. His game is flawless and getting better daily… we expect to see a lot more from his especially since he’s only 25 years old.