Lana was born and raised in Cleveland, Ohio where she initially discovered her true life passion for the art of Brazilian Jiu Jitsu. In 2006 after winning both a gold medal at the Pan American and her debut Pro MMA fight, she relocated to Northern California to progress her journey.
Today Lana Stefanac is a World, Pan American, and US National Champion in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu. She is an IBJJF licensed Black Belt who’s achievements include numerous metals, awards, titles, and one phenomenal record.
Undefeated in competition from White to Black Belt (Gi) without a point scored against her.
First American to Double Gold Medal in the Mundials (Gi)
Earned her BJJ Black Belt in <5 years.
Awarded “Best Female Grappler” – 2009
Inducted in the Black Belt Hall of Fame – 2010
5X Pan American Champion (Gi & No Gi)
Gracie Pro Am Champion
World Series Pro Division Champion
3X ADCC Veteran and Multiple Time Finalist
Multiple Time Grapplers Quest and Naga Champion
3 Professional MMA Title Belts in 2 weight divisions
207-3 BJJ Gi
148-4 BJJ No Gi