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Master Osvaldo Alves dies at the age of 83, ‘encyclopedia of Amazonian jiu-jitsu’ – Portal CM7 – Notícias de Manaus i Amazonas

Written by Lindivan on July 18, 2022 at 10:35 pm | Updated July 18, 2022 at 11:00 p.m

Manaus – Grandmaster Osvaldo Alves de Albuquerque, one of the biggest names in Jiu-Jitsu in the Amazon and responsible for creating great world champions even in MMA, died this Monday night (18) of cancer at the age of 83.

In the enviable history of students appear names such as: Vitor Belfort, Amaury Bitetti, Paulo Filho, Rodrigo Minotauro, João Roque, Zé Mario Sperry, Paulo Caruso, Carlos Gracie Júnior, Fredson Paixão, Sérgio Penha and some Amazons like Ronald Jacaré, Bibiano Fernandes.

Born in Acre on December 10, 1938, raised in Rio de Janeiro, and with permanent residence in the city of Manaus, Grand Master Osvaldo Alves Albuquerque wears the red belt 9. Dan around his waist and in his memory the incredible story of evolution. jiu-jitsu jitsu It doesn’t bear the title of ‘jiu-jitsu encyclopedia’ for nothing.

On the social networks of the Amazonas Jiu-Jitsu Federation (FJJAM), clubs and sports entities also expressed their solidarity with the family and mourned the death of one of the greatest references in the sport.

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