"Alliance is one of the most prominent Brazilian jiu-jitsu associations and the current defending World team champion, having won the titles at the World Championships 13x. Alliance was founded by Romero "Jacare" Cavalcanti and his students: Fabio Gurgel, Alexandre Paiva. Alliance Global headquarters is in São Paulo (São Paulo, Brazil). Alliance won all major competitions: European Championship, Pan American Championship, and the World Jiu-Jitsu Championship; an accomplishment which has never been achieved by any other team in history."