Professor. Olavo Abreu (4th degree Carlson Gracie Black belt)
hails direct from Rio de janeiro in Brazil.
Olavo has worked as a Head Trainer at Brazilian Top Team, where he taught names such as Rodrigo Minotauro, Paulo Filho, Ricardo Arona and more. Olavo worked in Abu Dhabi for 8 years – setting up the now famous Abu Dhabi Combat Club & Championships. Olavo Abreu was awarded his black belt from the world famous Carlson Gracie. Olavo is now a 4th degree black belt teaching out of Phuket Top Team Mixed Martial Arts Training Camp in Thailand.
Brazilian Champion 1998
Rio de janeiro state champion 1999, 2000
3rd place Brazilian champion 2000
2nd Brazilian champion 2001
International champion 2000
2nd world champion 2004
2nd world champion 2005
Prof. Olavo Abreu is also a avid surfer with 20+ years experience. In his youth, before his Brazilian Jiu Jitsu career, Olavo was a sponsored surfer in Rio De Janeiro Brazil.