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Roberto Satoshi, also known as Roberto “Toshi”, is one of five successful grappling siblings: Mauricio Dai de Souza, Marcos Yoshio de Souza, and Cristiane Yukari de Souza, all children of the late Master Adilson de Souza. Roberto became a big name in Jiu Jitsu after his win at the World Championship in 2010 (brown belt), being considered after that tournament one of the hottest prospects in BJJ. A status well solidified in the years that followed with wins at the European Open, Rickson Gracie Cup and many other tournaments.

Roberto Satoshi Jiu Jitsu

Full Name: Roberto Satoshi de Souza

Nickname: His father always called him “Toshi” (short for Satoshi), and that name is still used regularly amongst friends and media.

Lineage: Mitsuyo Maeda > Carlos Gracie > George Gracie > Octávio de Almeida > Adilson de Souza > Roberto Satoshi

Main Achievements:

  • European Open Champion (2012 black, 2011 brown)
  • World Professional Championship Champion (2012, 2014)
  • Asian Open Champion (2010 absolute)
  • World Champion (2006 blue weight & absolute, 2009 purple, 2010 brown)
  • Rickson Gracie Cup Champion (2008 purple, 2010 brown open weight)
  • DEEP XGP Champion (2007)
  • Sao Paulo State Champion (2007)

Favourite Position: Guard

Weight Division: Peso Leve (76kg/167lbs)

Team/Association: Academia Bonsai

Merchandise:

Roberto Satoshi Biography

Roberto Satoshi de Souza was born on the 19th of September, 1989 in Sao Paulo, Brazil. Roberto started training martial arts as a child under his father’s tutelage, learning Judo at first and later Jiu Jitsu. Reaping the profits of being one of the youngest of a family fully dedicated to Jiu Jitsu, Roberto started making a dent in the BJJ junior divisions by winning several trophies, including the World Championship in both his weight category and the open weight, immediately standing out as one of the sports rising starts. Unfortunately, after 2006, the World Jiu Jitsu championship was taken away from Brazil and started being held in California, USA, as Satoshi could not get strong sponsorships to compete abroad he missed a couple of years, making his return in 2009 with a successful run for the world title.

As Mauricio (Roberto’s oldest brother) settled in Japan, opening an academy there, Satoshi decided to visit the country both to compete and to see his brother. The experience was so successful that Roberto decided to stay for good, at first living as he could, working in factories to survive, but shortly after he managed to break through and started making a living solely out of competing and teaching Jiu Jitsu.

On the 1st of May 2011, Roberto Satoshi received the well deserved black belt from the hands of his father, hours after the cerimony Master Adilson de Souza passed away on the hospital due to a prolonged illness.

Roberto Satoshi Grappling Record

Roberto Satoshi de Souza’s record at black belt in the main tournaments of the jiu jitsu circuit.

Roberto Satoshi Grappling Record

35 WINS
  • BY POINTS
    12 (34%)
  • BY ADVANTAGES
    3 (9%)
  • BY SUBMISSION
    20 (57%)
  • BY DECISION
    0 (0%)
  • BY PENALTIES
    0 (0%)
  • BY DQ
    0 (0%)

20 SUBMISSIONS WINS

#214eb8
Choke from back
20
4
#86e620
Choke
15
3
#5AD3D1
Bow and arrow
15
3
#d1212a
Clock Choke
10
2
#fad11b
Armbar
10
2
#f58822
Flying armbar
5
1
#224aba
Submission
5
1
#ff9124
Triangle
5
1
#bf1f6c
Estima lock
5
1
#22c9a5
Reverse triangle
5
1
#fad223
Triangle/armbar
5
1
20
(100%) SUBMISSIONS
7 LOSSES
  • BY POINTS
    5 (71%)
  • BY ADVANTAGES
    0 (0%)
  • BY SUBMISSION
    2 (29%)
  • BY DECISION
    0 (0%)
  • BY PENALTIES
    0 (0%)
  • BY DQ
    0 (0%)

2 SUBMISSIONS LOSSES

#214eb8
Injury
50
1
#86e620
Botinha
50
1
2
(100%) SUBMISSIONS

Roberto Satoshi Fight History

ID Opponent W/L Method Competition Weight Stage Year
3873Leandro LoLeandro LoLPts: 7x2World Champ.76KGSF2012
4438Leandro LoLeandro LoLPointsWorld Pro76KGSF2013
5504Lucas LepriLucas LepriLPts: 20x0World Champ.76KGSF2014
5899Jake ShieldsJake ShieldsDN/AMetamoris 5ABSSPF2014
6693Lucas LepriLucas LepriLPts: 2x0World Pro75KGSF2015
6903Clark GracieClark GracieDN/AMetamoris 6ABSSPF2015
7765Celso ViniciusCelso ViniciusLInjuryGrand Slam LA77KGF2015
9006Gabriel ArgesGabriel ArgesLPts: 6x2World Pro77KGF2016
9345Thiago AbreuThiago AbreuLBotinhaWorld Champ.76KGR12016
3363Pedro BessaWFlying armbarEuropean Open76KG1/4F2012
3366Michael LanghiMichael LanghiWPts: 4x4, AdvEuropean Open76KGSF2012
3367JT TorresJT TorresWPts: 5x0European Open76KGF2012
3634Davi RamosDavi RamosWPts: 3x2World Pro.76KGR22012
3635Thiago BragaWClock ChokeWorld Pro.76KG1/4F2012
3637JT TorresJT TorresWPts: 2x0World Pro.76KGSF2012
3638Lucas LepriLucas LepriWPts: 2x0World Pro.76KGF2012
3861UnknownWSubmissionWorld Champ.76KGR22012
3866Italo LinsItalo LinsWPointsWorld Champ.76KGR32012
3871JT TorresJT TorresWPts: 2x2, AdvWorld Champ.76KG1/4F2012
4196UnknownWChoke from backJapan Pro Trials76KGF2013
5364Claudio MattosClaudio MattosWChokeWorld Pro.76KGSF2014
5365Sergio BeniniWChoke from backWorld Pro.76KGF2014
5489T. KanekoWN/AWorld Champ.76KGR12014
5495AJ AgazarmAJ AgazarmWChoke from backWorld Champ.76KG1/8F2014
5499Celso ViniciusCelso ViniciusWPts: 2x0World Champ.76KG1/4F2014
5844Tatsuya KanekoWBow and arrowAsian Open76KGF2014
6287Alexandre SantosAlexandre SantosWClock chokeBoa Super 8ABS1/4F2015
6288Rodrigo CaporalRodrigo CaporalWPts: 2x0Boa Super 8ABSSF2015
6289Lachlan GilesWChokeBoa Super 8ABSF2015
6687Tomas OyarzunWTriangleWorld Pro75KGR12015
6690Samuel HertzogWPointsWorld Pro75KG1/4F2015
6695Mario ReisMario ReisWPts: 2x0World Pro75KG3RD2015
7151UnknownWChokeBullterrier CupABS1/4F2015
7152Leandro KussanoWEstima lockBullterrier CupABSSF2015
7411Rodrigo CaporalRodrigo CaporalWPts: 2x0Grand Slam Tokyo77KGSF2015
7413Celso ViniciusCelso ViniciusWAdvGrand Slam Tokyo77KGF2015
7572Choi ChoiWReverse triangleAsian Open76KGF2015
7764Tiago BravoTiago BravoWBow and arrowGrand Slam LA77KGSF2015
8976Ian ToroWTriangle/armbarWorld Pro77KGR12016
8997Gabriel ProcopioWArmbarWorld Pro77KG1/8F2016
9003Luan CarvalhoLuan CarvalhoWBow and arrowWorld Pro77KG1/4F2016
9004AJ AgazarmAJ AgazarmWPts: 4x0World Pro77KGSF2016
9818Alexandre OgawaWChoke from backAsian Open82KGSF2016
9819Rodrigo TeixeiraWArmbarAsian Open82KGF2016

Roberto Satoshi vs Samuel Kinoshita

Roberto Satoshi vs Jordon Schultz

Roberto Satoshi vs Michael Langhi

Roberto Satoshi vs Pedro Bessa

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