Vanessa English is a Brazilian jiu jitsu black belt under Victor Estima and representative of the Gracie Barra – Nottingham (UK) academy. Vanessa broke out as one of BJJ’s hottest prospects in 2013, as a purple belt, after sequential wins at the International Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Federation (IBJJF) European Open, World Championship and European No-Gi Open. Vanessa would later cement her status as one of the sport’s top featherweight athletes, as a black belt, through more high level victories in jiu jitsu’s main competitive circuit.
Vanessa English Biography
Full Name: Vanessa English
Lineage: Mitsuyo Maeda > Carlos Gracie > Helio Gracie > Carlos Gracie Jr > Victor Estima > Vanessa English