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Megaton

Wellington "Megaton" Dias

Wellington “Megaton” Dias is the Founder and Owner of Megaton Brazilian Jiu- Jitsu Academy, the premier training center for Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu in Arizona. Megaton has over 30 years of experience in training and competing in the art of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. He is one of the world’s most renowned, respected and sought-after instructors. Born and raised in Rio de Janeiro, Megaton began training in Brazilian Jiu-Jistu at the age of five. He received his black belt under Royler and Rolker Gracie and has trained at and is one of the few Black Belts in the United States to represent Gracie Humaita Academy. Megaton is the only Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Black Belt to have competed as a Black Belt in every World Jiu-Jitsu Championship since its inception in 1996. Megaton is also the Founder and President of the Arizona Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Federation which sponsors local tournaments and oversees the enforcement of the rules and regulations of the International Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Federation in Arizona.
CERTIFICATIONS 5th Degree Black Belt, Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Third Degree Black Belt, Judo

AWARDS

European Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Championship

  • Individual Gold Medalist 2004
  • Individual Gold Medalist 2005
  • Individual Gold Medalist 2006
  • Individual Gold Medalist 2011
  • Individual Gold Medalist 2013
  • Open Division Gold Medalist 2011
  • Open Division Gold Medalist 2013
  • Team Gold Medalist (Team Brazil v. World)
  • 2005 Team Gold Medalist (Team Brazil v. World)
  • 2007 (Team Brazil v. France)
  • 2008 (Team Brazil v. World)
  • 2009 (Team Brazil v. France)
  • Individual Silver Medalist 2007
  • Individual Silver Medalist 2009
  • Individual Silver Medalist 2014
  • Open Division Silver Medalist 2014
  • Individual Bronze Medalist 2008
  • Individual Bronze Medalist 2010
  • Open Division Bronze Medalist 2008

Master Senior World Championships

  • Individual Silver Medalist 2013
  • Open Division Gold Medalist 2012
  • Individual Silver Medalist 2012

International Master and Senior Jiu-Jitsu Championship, Rio de Janeiro

  • Individual Gold Medalist  2002
  • Individual Gold Medalist  2003
  • Individual Gold Medalist  2006
  • Individual Gold Medalist  2007
  • Individual Gold Medalist  2008
  • Individual Gold Medalist  2009
  • Individual Gold Medalist  2010
  • Gold Medalist Open Division 2007
  • Open Division Silver Medalist 2006
  • Open Division Silver Medalist 2010
  • Individual Bronze Medalist 2002
  • Individual Bronze Medalist 2004

U.S. National Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Championship

  • Individual Gold Medalist 2005
  • Individual Silver Medalist 2006
  • Individual Silver Medalist 2010
  • Individual Bronze Medalist 2011
  • Bronze Open Class 2005
  • Bronze Open Class 2006

World Jiu-Jitsu Championship, Rio de Janeiro – Individual Silver Medalist 1996 and Individual Bronze Medalist 1999, 2001 and 2002

Pan American Jiu-Jitsu Championship

  • Individual Gold Medalist 1998
  • Individual Gold Medalist 2000
  • Individual Gold Medalist 2001
  • Individual Gold Medalist 2014
  • Individual Silver Medalist 2002
  • Individual Bronze Medalist 2003
  • Individual Bronze Medalist 2006
  • Individual Bronze Medalist 2007
  • Individual Bronze Medalist 2011
  • Open Bronze Medalist 2014

Long Beach Fall Open

  • Bronze Medalist 2012

Chicago Summer International Open Championship

  • Individual Gold Medalist 2014

Korea Black Belt Challenge

  • Individual Gold Medalist

Rickson-Gracie International Championship, Los Angeles, CA

  • Individual Gold Medalist 1997
  • Individual Gold Medalist 1999

Competed in World Submission Wrestling Championship in Abu Dhabi

Awarded Best Technical Ability by Rickson Gracie

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