Born in 1974 in Porto Velho – Brasil
Home: San Diego, CA – USA
Style: Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and Submission Fighting
Team: Gracie Humaitá
Division: over 99 Kg
Saulo Ribeiro is a third degree blackbelt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, a six time World Jiu-Jitsu Champion, and a two time ADCC Submission Fighting World Champion. He began his training in Rio De Janeiro under Royler Gracie, the son of Helio Gracie, at the legendary Gracie Humaitá. He received his black belt on November 27, 1995.
Saulo is known by his extreme versatility, he have fought and won all kind of grapplers, Olympic judo athletes, Olympic wrestlers and all top BJJ fighters of his generation. He is a very disciplined and wise competitor, he combines like no one else (maybe his brother Xande Ribeiro) technique, ability, physical training and strategy. This year at ADCC BARCELONA 2009 he will fight the division over 99kg, and even though he will be much lighter then his opponents he is always a very dangerous fighter.