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Welcome To Renzo Gracie Latham

Our Story

In 2001 Professor Bruno Tostes moved to the United States from Brazil and began training under Master Renzo Gracie at Renzo’s main facility in New York City. In 2005, he opened up his own school in the Capitol Region under the Renzo Gracie name. In 2009 he received his black belt from Master Renzo.

Professor Bruno has been responsible for the BJJ instruction and training of UFC fighter Matt Hamill and has worked with some of the best names in MMA including John Danaher and George St. Pierre. In 2009 Professor Bruno helped prepare UFC welterweight champion Georges St. Pierre for his successful title defense on July 11, 2009.

Professor Bruno frequently participates in professional-level grappling events, such as Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu World Championships, Pan American Championships, Grapplers Quest, ACOM Ironman Superfight, and many others.

On July 1st, 2018 Bruno was promoted to 3rd degree Black Belt by his master, Renzo Gracie. 


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