Legacy FC Sign BJJ World Champ Augusto “Tanquino” Mendes

Legacy Fighting Championship has added another Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu world champion to their roster. They have just signed undefeated bantamweight, Augusto “Tanquino” Mendes (2-0).

Augusto Mendes, also known as Tanquinho within the Jiu Jitsu community, is a Black belt under the legendary Master of BJJ, Mr Francisco Mansur. Tanquinho is also one of the most recognized referees in BJJ and an amazing professor of the sport, being one of the head instructors at the Soul Fighters camp.

Main Achievements:

  • World Champion (2013)
  • World Pro Cup Champion (2011);
  • World No Gi Champion (2012);
  • 2x Rio Open Champion (2009, 2010);
  • 2x Brazilian Team Champion (Black Belt Division);
  • 2x World No-Gi Silver Medallist (2010, 2011);
  • Pan American Bronze Medallist (2009);
  • ADCC Brazilian Trials Champion (Submission de Campos – 2004);
  • 2x Silver Medallist at the Mundial as a Brown Belt & Black Belt (2011)
  • 3x Bronze at the Brazilian Nationals;

Source BJJHeros.com

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