Otavio Souza Megre
Otavio Souza Megre, also known as ‘Pink’, is a Black belt under (former Gracie Barra) Professor Aldo Januario “Caverinha”. Practicing and competing actively in BJJ since 1998, Otavio become world champion in 2003, In Brazil, he had the opportunity to train with several high profile athletes, including UFC’s Rafael dos Anos and Gracie Barra founder Carlos Gracie Jr.. Otavio has also finished in 3rd place in Brazilian Nationals (Brasileiro) in 2004 and 2007.
as a Jiu-Jitsu Professor since 2006, he has taugh many students while also earning his civil & environmental engineering degree at university.
Upon graduating, Otavio moved to northern Brazil for work, there he started teaching Brazilian JiuJitsu at social projects supporting low income families from the poor communities in the region.