Professor Carlos Carvalho is a Brazilian Jiu Jitsu (BJJ) black belt and the head instructor of Carlson Gracie Team - Virginia Beach and the director of Carlson Gracie Teams in Ohio and Colorado. He is also the CEO of the Abu Dhabi Combat Club (ADCC) North America Federation. Professor Carvalho is a world ranked BJJ competitor.
ADCC North America will be promoting an event in Concord, NC on July 12th as part of the "Nationals Tournament" Series. There will be a featured superfight as well as gi and no-gi divisions for every weight class and skill level. The winner of the absolute pro division will take home the coveted ADCC Sword which the North American Federation has recently become famous for. The Superfight will be a heavyweight bout featuring Rodrigo Artilheiro vs. Jeff Monson.