Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Team History, Fighter Stats, Biographies and News

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Márcio Feitosa

Marcio Feitosa, one of the biggest names in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, is a black belt under Carlos Gracie Junior, being also his master’s right hand man in relation to Gracie Barra‘s affairs.  A true ambassador of sport, Marcio Feitosa conquered the World Jiu Jitsu Championship on multiple occasions as well as the ADCC (Abu Dhabi Combat Club), the world’s most prestigious Submission Wrestling event. When Gracie Barra moved its headquarters to the United States, Marcio Feitosa did the same, being made the international team’s main coach and front man.

Marcio Feitosa Jiu Jitsu

Full Name: Marcio Feitosa

Nickname: n/a

Lineage:  Mitsuyo Maeda > Carlos Gracie Sr. > Helio Gracie > Carlos Gracie Junior > Marcio Feitosa

Main Competitive Achievements:

  • World Champion (1997, 2001, 2002)
  • ADCC Champion (2001)
  • ADCC Brazilian Trials Winner (1999, 2000)
  • Pan American Champion (1996, 1997, 1998, 1999)
  • Brazilian National Champion (1996, 1997, 1998, 1999)
  • World Silver Medallist (2006, 2003, 2000, 1999, 1998)

Weigh Division: Peso Leve – Lightweight (76kg/167lbs)

Team/Association: Gracie Barra

Marcio Feitosa’s Biography

Marcio Feitosa was born on the 16th of May 1976 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. He was raised within an upper class family environment in Barra da Tijuca, one of the best burgs in Rio de Janeiro, but unfortunately his father abandoned the family leaving Marcio and his brother in charge of the household at the age of 12.

Marcio trained extensively at the Gracie Barra academy from a very young age, and when he reached 15, his master Carlos Gracie Junior invited him to be an assistant coach at the gym. This allowed Feitosa to help his mother putting some much needed money towards the bills.

Feitosa’s hard training ethics paid off and by the age of 19 he received his black belt, just two years after this, he wrote his name in BJJ history by winning the first Pan American BJJ games and the Brazilian Nationals. Feitosa would go on to win the Mundials the next year and become one of the strongest competitors of his generation winning against legendary fighters such as Leonardo Vieira and Vitor Ribeiro.

Marcio Feitosa is also one of the most famous Jiu Jitsu fighters among the Brazilian Jet Set media for his long term relationship with TV actress Taís Araújo.

Marcio Feitosa Grappling Record

29 WINS
  • BY POINTS
    20 (69%)
  • BY ADVANTAGES
    4 (14%)
  • BY SUBMISSION
    3 (10%)
  • BY DECISION
    1 (3%)
  • BY PENALTIES
    1 (3%)
  • BY DQ
    0 (0%)

3 SUBMISSIONS WINS

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Armbar
67
2
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Ezekiel
33
1
3
(100%) SUBMISSIONS
9 LOSSES
  • BY POINTS
    4 (44%)
  • BY ADVANTAGES
    3 (33%)
  • BY SUBMISSION
    1 (11%)
  • BY DECISION
    0 (0%)
  • BY PENALTIES
    1 (11%)
  • BY DQ
    0 (0%)

1 SUBMISSION LOSSES

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Guillotine
100
1
1
(100%) SUBMISSION

Marcio Feitosa Fight History

ID Opponent W/L Method Competition Weight Stage Year
207Leonardo VieiraLeonardo VieiraLAdvWorld Champ.76KGF1998
259Vitor ShaolinVitor ShaolinLPts: 2x2, AdvWorld Champ.76KGF1999
346Leonardo VieiraLeonardo VieiraLN/ALPJJ75KGF2000
360Vitor ShaolinVitor ShaolinLPenWorld Champ.76KGF2000
394Renzo GracieRenzo GracieLGuillotineADCC77KGSF2000
709Pablo PopovitchPablo PopovitchLPointsADCC77KGR12003
804Daniel MoraesDaniel MoraesLAdvWorld Champ.76KGF2003
1048Rany YahyaRany YahyaLN/AADCC66KGSF2005
1276Rubens CharlesRubens CharlesLPts: 8x0World Champ.70KGF2006
68Bob BassWPts: 2x0Pan American76KG1/4F1996
69Cleber LucianoWPts: 4x2Pan American76KGSF1996
71Renato BarretoRenato BarretoWPointsPan American76KGF1996
106Leonardo VieiraLeonardo VieiraWAdvWorld Champ.76KGF1997
124Royler GracieRoyler GracieWPts: 2x0Copa PeleN/ASPF1997
234Royler GracieRoyler GracieWPts: 4x2Oscar de JJ74KGSPF1998
248Wender BragaWPointsPan American76KGF1999
359Leonardo SantosLeonardo SantosWAdvWorld Champ.76KGSF2000
386Caol UnoWPts: 2x0ADCC77KGR12000
392Carlos MachadoCarlos MachadoWPts: 2x0ADCC77KG1/4F2000
397Leonardo VieiraLeonardo VieiraWAdvADCC77KG3PLC2000
474Peter AngererWArmbarADCC77KGR12001
481F. VasconcelosWPointsADCC77KG1/4F2001
482Rodrigo GracieWPointsADCC77KGSF2001
484Matt SerraMatt SerraWPenADCC77KGF2001
555YamashiraWPts: 16x0World Champ.76KG1/4F2001
556Leonardo SantosLeonardo SantosWAdvWorld Champ.76KGF2001
618Crezio SouzaCrezio SouzaWEzekielWorld Champ.76KGR12002
619Rafael BarbosaRafael BarbosaWPts: 5x0World Champ.76KG1/4F2002
621Marcelo PupoWReferee DecisionWorld Champ.76KGF2002
800A. CandidoWPts: 12x0World Champ.76KGR12003
801A. BrittesWArmbarWorld Champ.76KG1/4F2003
802Marcos PachecoWPts: 11x8World Champ.76KGSF2003
820Sean WilliamsWPts: 6x0Brazil vs USA76KGSPF2003
1043Urija FaberWPointsADCC66KGR12005
1271Antonio Jr.WPts: 8x0World Champ.70KG1/4F2006
1275Reinaldo RibeiroReinaldo RibeiroWPts: 2x0World Champ.70KGSF2006
1623Wilson ReisWPts: 6x2NoGi Pan Am.76KG1/4F2007
1625Lucas LeiteLucas LeiteWPts: 2x0NoGi Pan Am.76KGF2007

Marcio Feitosa vs Urijah Faber

 

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