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

Murilo Santana

Murilo Santana is a Brazilian Jiu Jitsu black belt under the famous UFC referee Mario Yamasaki, who fights for the Sao Paulo based team, Barbosa Jiu Jitsu. Murilo Santana is considered one of the top grapplers in the BJJ midleweight division where he has won important tournaments such as the Brazilian Nationals, the Sao Paulo State Championship and numerous other competitions.

Murilo Santana Jiu Jitsu

Full Name: Murilo Silva Ferreira Santana

Nickname: n/a

Lineage: Mitsuyo Maeda > Carlos Gracie > Helio Gracie > Rickson Gracie > Marcelo Behring > Mario Yamasaki > Murilo Santana

Main Achievements:

    • Brazilian National Champion (2007, 2010, 2012)
    • World Champion No Gi (2013 open weight)
    • World Cup Open Weight Champion – CBJJE (2007)
    • Sao Paulo State Champion (2007 weight & absolute)
    • ADCC Brazilian Trials Winner (2011)
    • Brazilian National No-Gi Silver Medallist (2010)
    • World Championships Bronze Medallist (2014, 2008, 2007)
    • Brazilian National Open Weight Bronze Medallist (2008)
    • World No-Gi Bronze Medallist (2010)
    • ADCC 4th Place (2011 absolute)

Favourite Position/Technique: Miragaia Pass/Guard/Armbar

Weight Division: Médio (82kg-181lbs)

Team/Association: Barbosa Jiu Jitsu/Yamasaki

Murilo Santana’s Biography

Murilo Santana was born in the state of Sao Paulo, Brazil on the 13th of April 1983. He started training with Mario Yamasaki (the famous UFC referee) in Sao Paulo, earning his black belt training with Yamasaki. When Mario moved to the United States to open an academy (and later referee MMA events) Santana decided to move to the Equipe Barbosa, a team led by Marcos Barbosa where Murilo already had many personal friends. Under the Barbosa banner, Murilo’s Jiu Jitsu flourished. Although Santana had been a top competitor for a while, at Barbosa, a more competition driven team, helped Murilo raise the bar of his BJJ.

Murilo Santana Fight Stats

13
WINS
1 by sub
7 by Points (54%)
Pts
0 by Advantages (0%)
Adv
0 by Penalties (0%)
Pens
5 by Submission (38%)
Subs
1 by Decision (8%)
Dec
0 by Disqualified (0%)
DQ
5
SUBMISSION WINS
3 by Armbar (60%)
Armbar
1 by Choke (20%)
Choke
1 by Submission (20%)
Submission
15
LOSSES
12 by Points (80%)
Pts
1 by Advantages (7%)
Adv
1 by Penalties (7%)
Pens
1 by Submission (6.67%)
Subs
0 by Decision (0%)
Dec
0 by Disqualified (0%)
DQ
1
SUBMISSION LOSSES
1 by Guillotine (100%)
Guillotine

Fight History

ID Opponent W/L Method Competition Weight Stage Year
427Marcelo GarciaMarcelo GarciaLPts: 8x2World Champ.U82kg1/4 final2010
520Gregor GracieGregor GracieLPts: 3x0ADCCU77kgRd 12009
882Kron GracieKron GracieLPts: 0x0, PenADCCU771/4 Finals2011
927Andre GalvaoAndre GalvaoLPointsPan AmericanAbsolute1/4 final2014
929Alexandre RibeiroAlexandre RibeiroLPts: 2x0ADCCAbsolute3rd & 4th Place2011
935Marcelo GoncalvesLPointsNo Gi WorldsAbsolute1st2011
959Thiago BaianoLGuillotineNo Gi WorldsU82kg1/4 final2011
1034Marcus AlmeidaMarcus AlmeidaLPts: 10x0Pan AmericanAbsolute1/4 final2012
1096Jake MackenzieJake MackenzieLPts: 4x0Pan AmericanU82kgRd 22012
1240Roberto AbreuRoberto AbreuLPts: 6x4World Champ.AbsoluteRd 22012
1395Diego BorgesLPts: 6x2World Champ.U82kgRd 22012
1706Vitor HenriqueVitor HenriqueLAdvWorld Champ.U82kg1/4 Final2013
1862Keenan CorneliusKeenan CorneliusLPts: 4x2Pan AmericanU88kg1/4 final2014
1930Alexander TransAlexander TransLPts: 6x2World Champ.AbsoluteRd 42014
2031Braulio EstimaBraulio EstimaLPts: 8x2World Champ.U88kgSemi f.2014
849Jorge BrittoWArmbarADCCU77kg1st2011
923Marko HelenWArmbarADCCAbsolute1st2011
925Vinny MagalhaesVinny MagalhaesWRefree DecisionADCCAbsolute1/4 Finals2011
1020Brent PrimusWPts: 11x0Pan AmericanAbsoluteRd 12012
1027Rodrigo CaporalRodrigo CaporalWArmbarPan AmericanAbsoluteRd 22012
1226Felipe DiasWSubmissionWorld Champ.AbsoluteRd 12012
1388Clark GracieClark GracieWPointsWorld Champ.U82kgRd 22012
1771Gybson SaWPts: 4x0Pan AmericanAbsoluteRd 22014
1782James PuopoloJames PuopoloWPointsPan AmericanAbsoluteRd 32014
1857Jurandir ConceicaoWPointsPan AmericanU88kgRd12014
1910Seth GarverWN/AWorld Champ.AbsoluteRd 12014
2024Mario RossiWChokeWorld Champ.U88kgRounds2014
2030Diego GamonalWPointsWorld Champ.U88kg1/4 Final2014

Murilo Santana vs Vinicius Corrales

Murilo Santana vs Claudio Calasans

Murilo Santana vs Frank Unol

Murilo Santana vs Lucas Leite

 

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