— When talent meets dedication
"When Talent Meets Dedication"
Brasa & PHD Aalst
Brown Belt under Wim Deputter and Koen De Kleyne
Fran is a sports addict! She loves to move, train and get exhausted while doing so. In her BJJ game she tries to combine pressure work with movement yet she loves a great crushing cross face. Jiujitsu for her is the challenge of continuous learning and improving yourself with the knowledge you’ll never master it all. The pursuit of the impossible, the challenge is on.
Brasa : Mitsuyo Maeda > Carlos Gracie > Helio Gracie > Rolls Gracie > Romero Cavalcanti > Rodrigo Medeiros > Felipe Costa > Wim Deputter > Fran Vanderstukken
PHD : Mitsuyo Maeda > Carlos Gracie > Helio Gracie > Flavio Behring- > Mario D'Hoker > Koen Smets > Fran Vanderstukken
10 years of judo experience, national and international victories, 3th degree black belt
Started MMA in 2009 and practiced BJJ in function of MMA for the first couple of years
MMA record: 7 – 1 – 0 (3 amateur fights, 5 professional ones)
Around 2 years ago the decision was made to focus mainly on BJJ
Vice European IBJJF gi champion (brown belt, lightweight) – 2016 3th place European ADCC Championship – 2016 World Champion ne waza jiujitsu (-62) – 2016- 2017Vice European IBJJF no gi champion (brown belt, open weight) – 2017NAGA UK and German champion gi and no gi (elite division) – 2017National Pro UAEJJF Champion in Brown Belt featherweight - 2018 Nation AGF Belgium Championship Gent GOLD 2018
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