Augusto “Tanquinho” Mendes is turning 31 years old this Monday, March 3.
The current black belt featherweight world champion wrote about the date on his Facebook page.
“I’m getting old today! I turned 31 today! One more year has passed and I keep looking in the future there are still lots of things I want to accomplish! Thanks God for everything in my life and thanks so much everyone for all the support and affection!”
We celebrate with Tanquinho by remembering his greatest achievement in his BJJ career.
Watch the 2013 Worlds featherweight final between Tanquinho and Rafael Mendes, a thrilling match decided in the very last seconds.
And don’t forget to leave your birthday message to Tanquinho.