Roberto “Spider´” TravenSEMIANR

Considered one of Jacare’s greatest students, Traven began traning at the age of 15 in Ipanema, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. At 17, Traven was showing promise as one of Brazil’s new BJJ stars. In a generation that included the Machados, Murilo Bustamente, Fabio Gurgel, Bolão, Amaury Bitreti, Gigi, and others, Traven established himself as one of the best.

As a purple belt, Traven won the prestigious Copa Company. As a black belt, he has won many titles including the Rio State Championship, the Brazilian Championship, and the Mundial (World) Championship two times in the super heavy weight division. He defeated John Machado in 1998 and Rodrigo “Minotauro” Nogoeira (former Pride champion) in 1999. Traven has also won the 1999 Abu-Dhabi Absolute Division Championship. He is an accomplished MMA fighter with experience in the UFC, Rings of Japan, and he won three matches in one night to acquire the Russian Absolute Fighting Championship.

Traven brings a lot of experience as coach and co-founder of the famous Alliance Team in Brazil. The Alliance Team is 2x World Champion and many times Brazilian Team Champion. He now lives in Atlanta, Ga. and teaches at the newest Alliance Martial Arts Center indowntown Atlanta.



1607-G Montford Drive Charlotte, NC 28209

:: DATES:June 4th : GI – 3 – 6 pmJune 5th : no GI – 1 -3pm Fees:$75 one day$130 for both days

**If pre paid before May25!!!**

At door ( DAY OF) add $20 to above prices!!!

**DISCOUNT FOR ALLIANCE MEMBERS – $10.00 off if pre paying before May 25!! ONLY!!!**

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