Daily Archives: January 11, 2016

The Fabulous Five Featuring Leka Vieira

Professor Yvone Magalhaes Duarte opened the door for women in BJJ by becoming the first female black belt in the sport (October 1990).  Alessandra “Leka” Vieira de Souza kicked it down in 1999 when she became the first female World Champion of the sport.  This fabulous trailblazer is an integral […]