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Vitor Henrique Oliveira

Vitor Henrique Oliveira, also known as “Vitinho” is a jiu jitsu black belt and a representative of the well respected GF Team academy (formerly of Pit-bull Jiu Jitsu). Vitor Henrique made himself noticed to the mainstream BJJ community around the world through his aggressive style, which awarded him one of the best fights in the 2012 world championships (against Bill Cooper), Henrique has also medaled in important competitions such as the World Cup (CBJJO), the Brasileiro (Brazilian nationals), American nationals and Rio Open.

Vitor Henrique Oliveira Jiu Jitsu

Full Name: Vitor Henrique Silva Oliveira

Nickname: ‘Vitinho’ which is a way of saying Vitor in a gentle way in Portuguese.

Lineage: Mitsuyo Maeda > Carlos Gracie Sr. > Carlos Gracie Junior > Adilson Lima > Vitor Henrique

Nickname: Vitinho, which is an affective way of saying Vitor.

Main Achievements:

  • IBJJF Pro League Champion (2014)
  • World Cup Champion (2003 blue belt)
  • American National Champion (2010)
  • New York Open Champion (2011)
  • Brazilian National Silver Medalist (2010)
  • World Silver Medalist (2003 blue belt)
  • American Nationals Silver Medalist (2010 absolute)
  • World Bronze Medalist (2013)
  • Rio Open Bronze Medallist (2010)

Favorite Technique/Position: Half Guard (Passing)

Weight Division: Peso Medio (82kg/181lbs)

Team/Association: GFT (Grappling Fight Team)

Vitor Henrique Biography

Vitor Oliveira was born on the 28 of April, 1986 in Teresópolis, state of Rio de Janeiro–Brazil. Vitor started training jiu jitsu when he was 8 years old at the famous Pitbull academy, influenced by his father who already practiced the martial art.

Adilson de Lima, also known as professor “Bitta” was Vitor Henrique’s first coach, and the man that graduated Vitor in all his jiu jitsu belts, including his black belt which happened when Vitor was 22 years old. Since receiving his black belt, Henrique became a team member for GFTeam.

Vitor Henrique Fight Stats

16
WINS
1 by sub
7 by Points (44%)
Pts
3 by Advantages (19%)
Adv
0 by Penalties (0%)
Pens
6 by Submission (38%)
Subs
0 by Decision (0%)
Dec
0 by Disqualified (0%)
DQ
6
SUBMISSION WINS
1 by Armbar (17%)
Armbar
1 by Choke from back (17%)
Choke from back
2 by Kneebar (33%)
Kneebar
1 by Mata leao (17%)
Mata leao
1 by Submission (17%)
Submission
9
LOSSES
3 by Points (33.33%)
Pts
0 by Advantages (0%)
Adv
0 by Penalties (0%)
Pens
5 by Submission (55.56%)
Subs
1 by Decision (11.11%)
Dec
0 by Disqualified (0%)
DQ
5
SUBMISSION LOSSES
2 by Armbar (40%)
Armbar
1 by Inverted triangle (20%)
Inverted triangle
1 by Kneebar (20%)
Kneebar
1 by Submission (20%)
Submission

Fight History

ID Opponent W/L Method Competition Weight Stage Year
1144Claudio MattosClaudio MattosLPts: 2x0WPC SD trialsU74kgFinal2010
1374Marcelo GarciaMarcelo GarciaLSubmissionWorld Champ.U82kg3rd2011
1791Thiago BaianoLPointsPan AmericanU82kgRd 22012
2098Bill CooperBill CooperLKneebarWorld Champ.U82kgRd 22012
2221Rafael BarbosaRafael BarbosaLRefree DecisionPro LeagueU94kg1/4 final2012
2394Marcelo LapelaLArmbarPan AmericanU82kgSemi f.2013
2547Otavio SousaOtavio SousaLArmbarWorld Champ.U82kgSemi f.2013
2652Gilbert BurnsGilbert BurnsLPts: 2x0NoGi WorldsU76kgFinal2013
2669Victor EstimaVictor EstimaLInverted trianglePro LeagueU82kgFinal2013
2086Rodrigo MartinsWN/AWorld Champ.U82kgRd 12012
2385Lucas RochaWSubmissionPan AmericanU82kgRd 22013
2392Leandro LoLeandro LoWPointsPan AmericanU82kg1/4 final2013
2430Magid HageWPointsAmerican Nat.U82kgFinal2013
2431Sean RobertsWPointsAmerican Nat.U82kgFinal2013
2434James PuopoloJames PuopoloWPointsAmerican Nat.AbsoluteSemi f.2013
2435AJ AgazarmAJ AgazarmWArmbarAmerican Nat.AbsoluteFinal2013
2544Murilo SantanaMurilo SantanaWAdvWorld Champ.U82kg1/4 Final2013
2668Francisco IturraldeWPts: 0x0, AdvPro LeagueU82kgSemi f.2013
2676Lucas LepriLucas LepriWPts: 4x2Atlanta OpenU82kgFinal2013
3100Caio TerraCaio TerraWChoke from backChicago OpenAbsoluteFinal2014
3147Nik RubenWKneebarNo Gi Pan Am.U82kgSemi f.2014
3148Francisco IturraldeWPointsNo Gi Pan Am.U82kgSemi f.2014
3149Enrique CocoWMata leaoNo Gi Pan Am.U82kgFinal2014
3244Claudio CalasansClaudio CalasansWAdvPro LeagueU82kgSemi f.2014
3246F. IturraldeWPts: 4x2Pro LeagueU82kgFinal2014

Banner picture taken by Grapple TV.

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