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Mica Galvao Injured & Sidelined From WNO 23 Match Against Tommy Langaker

It’s just been announced that Mica Galvao is out of his WNO 23 match against Tommy Langaker, due to injury. Stepping up on short notice to fill the void is Andrew Tackett:   View this post...

Mica Galvao Reveals He Suffered Intestinal Infection & Foot Injury Ahead Of IBJJF Pans 2024

The 2024 season continues to shine for Mica Galvao. Following his victory at the European Championship in January, Galvao added yet another medal to his collection – by winning the IBJJF 2024...

WNO 23: Mica Galvao vs Tommy Langaker Title Match Announced

Mica Galvao is gearing up to defend his WNO welterweight title – against none other than IBJJF no-gi world champion Tommy Langaker! The welterweight title match will take place at WNO 23, in...
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Mica Galvao Announces That He’ll Compete In All IBJJF Grand Slam Events In 2024

Mica Galvao has recently announced his goal to compete in all four major International Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Federation (IBJJF) events in 2024! This decision puts him in the running for the prestigious...

The Emotional Reason Mica Galvao Started Training BJJ: “Jiu-Jitsu Was Something He Never Missed”

At the age of just 20 years old, Mica Galvao is already as a formidable force in the world of Jiu-Jitsu. And, well, his journey in BJJ began when he was just two years old – a decision he took...

Mica Galvao Set To Defend Welterweight Title Against Nicky Ryan At WNO 22

Yes, it’s official… Mica Galvao will defend his Who’s Number One (WNO) welterweight title against Nicky Ryan! This much-anticipated showdown is set for WNO 22 on February 9th, 2024....
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Nicholas Meregali “Not Doing This Fight” Against Mica Galvao

Will we see a match between Nicholas Meregali and Mica Galvao anytime soon? Well, it appears not – as Meregali doesn’t seem to be very enticed by the possibility of a bout against his...

Mica Galvao Confirms MCL Injury, Out Of Competition For 2-3 Months

It was obvious to anyone who watched Mica Galvao‘s latest match against Kaynan Duarte, in the quarter-final of the BJJ Stars 10 event, that he suffered a knee injury. Now, Mica has confirmed...

Nicholas Meregali On People Who Think Kaynan Intended To Break Mica’s Leg: “The People’s Lack Of Neurons…”

The BJJ Stars 10 event took place a few days ago, with one of the matches being between Mica Galvao and Kaynan Duarte. During the match, Kaynan went for a leg lock. And when Mica defended it...
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Craig Jones On Mica Galvao’s IBJJF Ban: “I Would Have Failed The Drug Test Too”

Mica Galvao has tested positive for clomiphene, a banned substance – and has been stripped off his world title, as well as issued a ban from competing at IBJJF events for one year. Craig Jones...

Mica Galvao Starts Training MMA – With Rodolfo Vieira

Mica Galvao, one of the most exciting young prospects in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, seems to have his eyes set on an MMA career as well! He’s put on gloves and been training with fellow BJJ black...

Mica Galvao Defends Traditional Jiu-Jitsu: “I Feel Responsible To Not Let Tradition Die”

As the popularity of no-gi Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu grows, many feel like traditional Jiu-Jitsu – the one fought in the gi – is slowly decaying away… And so does Mica Galvao. The young...
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Mica Galvao’s Armbar From Knee Slice Pass Setup

Did you know that there’s a really cool Armbar setup you can go for when passing the opponent’s guard with a Knee Slice? Yup! It’s one of Mica Galvao‘s favorite submission...

The Heel Hook Which Kade Ruotolo Used To Submit Mica Galvao at ADCC 2022

Image Credits: Gracie Mag On October 21, Kade Ruotolo will face Uali Kurzhev, a 4x world champion in Sambo, for the ONE Championship’s inaugural Lightweight Submission Grappling world title....

Mica Galvao On How To Get Better and Learn Faster in Jiu-Jitsu

Every Jiu-Jitsu practitioner wants to get better in BJJ as fast as possible, right? Yup, we know that’s true for you as well. And so… How are you supposed to go about it? How are you...
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Mica Galvao: “I Was 13 When My Dad Dropped Me Out Of School So I Could Do Full-Time Jiu-Jitsu”

Mica Galvao is one of the fastest-rising stars of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. He’s already defeated a number of elite champions, such as Leandro Lo and Lucas “Hulk” Barbosa, despite being just 18...

Melqui Galvão: “I’m Just A Father Who Admires His Son, Mica Galvão”

Mica Galvão is a brand new IBJJF lightweight world champion! He steamrolled through his bracket, facing and beating the all-powerful Tye Ruotolo in the finals. With him being just 18 years old and...

Abu Dhabi World Pro: Mica Galvao Becomes Youngest Champion in History

The Abu Dhabi World Pro Jiu-Jitsu Championships took place from November 14 and 19, with the black belts going head-to-head on the last day of the tournament. In the 77kg division, it was Mica Galvao...
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Watch: Mica Galvao Submits Opponent in Under 2 Minutes At ADWPJJC

The Abu Dhabi World Pro Jiu Jitsu Championships (ADWPJJC) are well under way and are featuring some phenomenal bouts. Most recently, it was Mica Galvao – the 18 year old phenom – who...

WNO Middleweight Finals: Tye Ruotolo Beats Mica Galvao

The middleweight finals match of the WNO Championships featured a competition between Tye Ruotolo and Mica Galvao. And, although the match wasn’t as high-paced as many expected it would be,...

Mica Galvao: “I Don’t Focus On My Opponent’s Game, I Focus On What I Want To Do”

Mica Galvao, a 17-year old BJJ phenomenon, will compete in the No Gi Grand Prix at Who’s Number One on September 24. This is yet another challenge at the beginning of his journey as a Jiu-Jitsu...
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Mica Galvao Earns His Jiu-Jitsu Black Belt at Age 17

The 17 year-old BJJ phenom Mica Galvao has just earned his black belt. He’s long been establishing himself as one of the rapidly rising stars of Jiu-Jitsu, and he took to sharing the good news...