Team Gaspari

Romulo Barral

This week I had a big surprise at my academy when my great friend Braulio Estima came to visit and train with us. Braulio and I have been great friends for many years now–since well before we received our black belts. It is always an honor to train with Braulio, who is one of the […]

Athlete Background

How long have you been into your sport? >

17 years

How did you get started? >

I wanted to fight in MMA because I saw Roger Gracie and Vitor Belfort and I wanted to do the same.

why do you train? >

Because i love Brazilian Jiu Jitsu

what motivates you? >

My desire to be number 1

What are your goals? >

To become a black belt World Absolute Champion

what advice would you give someone? >

Believe in yourself first, never skip a training session and there are no egos in BJJ.

Sample Off-Season Diet >

Breakfast 1
5 egg white
mushroom
vache cheese
Low Soy Turkey
2 slice wheat bread
black coffee

Breakfast 2
Oat meal Bowl
Goji berry
raisins
Hemp seeds
frozen blueberry
agave

Lunch
brown rice
chicken breast
broccoli
asparagus

Snack
greek yogurt
blueberry
agave
almonds

Snack Before Dinner
2 rice cake
1 banana
1 coconut water

Dinner
Sweet Potato
Ground Turkey

Sample Off-Season Training >

Breakfast
oatmeal

Snack
1 banana
5 strawberry

Lunch
quinoa
asparagus
chicken breast

Snack
yogurt
blueberry

Dinner
Mix green salad
olive oil
strawberry
pine apple
avocado

Sample Contest Diet >

Squats, dead lifts, clean , power cleans, rolls, pulls ups, GI pull ups and rope climb

Sample Contest Training >

Same as off season plus circuit training conditioning conditioning

Amateur and Pro Competition History >

year Event Division Result
2009 RITC 122 - Rage in the Cage 122 Adrian Valdez Win
2004 Arena BH - Arena Belo Horizonte Fabiano Fabiano Win
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stats

full name:Romulo Barral
place of birth: Belo Horizonte, Brazil
date of birth: 05-03-1982
residence: Los Angeles, CA
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