Edwin Najmi joined the Gracie Barra gym in 2009 and trained under Romulo Barral who is a legend in the sport. The gym where Najmi trains has produced some of the sport’s most gifted fighters. It can be safely said that Edwin is one of the greatest fighters of his generation. He has racked up victories at some of the sport’s most esteemed tournaments. Edwin wows crowds with his grappling style that centers on submission.
Over the years, Najmi has gradually climbed in the rankings. Edwin has quite a few impressive wins that include the Pan-American Championships, European Open, and the World Championships. He became involved in combat sports at an early age when he would wrestle his cousin at home. This laid down the foundation that lead to his fighting career.
Lineage: Mitsuyo Maeda > Carlos Gracie > Helio Gracie > Carlos Gracie Jr > Draculino > R. Barral > Edwin Najmi