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Antonio Braga Neto

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Antonio Braga Neto is a Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu black belt world champion who learned his trade from one of the top coaches in the world, the illustrious Roberto Correa (also known as Gordo). Antonio Braga Neto became a BJJ celebrity after his two wins at the world championships in 2008 and 2011, Braga Neto has also made a successful run as a mixed martial arts fighter (MMA fighter).

Antonio Braga Neto Jiu Jitsu

Full Name: Antonio Braga Neto

Lineage: Carlos Gracie > Helio Gracie > Carlos Gracie Jr > Roberto Correa > Antonio Braga Neto

Nickname: N/A

Main Achievements:

  • 1st Place IBJJF World Championship NoGi (2009, 2008**)
  • 1st Place IBJJF World Championship (2008, 2011)
  • 1st Place IBJJF Pan Championship (2009**, 2010**)
  • 1st Place CBJJ Brazilian Nationals (2008)
  • 2nd Place IBJJF World Championship NoGi (2009*)
  • 2nd Place IBJJF Pan Championship (2010*, 2011)
  • 3rd Place IBJJF World Championship (2010)

* Absolute
** Weight and Absolute

Weight Division: Super-Pesado Under 100Kg/221Lbs

Team/Association: Gordo Evolve & Ralph Gracie

Antonio Braga Neto Biography

Antônio Braga Neto was born on the 29th of October 1987 in the city of Águia Branca from the state of Espirito Santo, Brazil, though he moved to Manaus in the Amazon jungle when he was still a toddler. Braga Neto’s Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu training started very early in his life with Professor Fábio Aníbal when he was just 4 years old in the Amazonian city. He came to Rio de Janeiro to improve his BJJ when he was around 17 years old, joining the famed “Gordo” academy from Gracie Barra. The sacrifice paid off received as he received his black belt when he was 18 years old from the hands of BJJ legendary Roberto Correa.

Coming from a humble background, Braga Neto had to rely on his sponsors in order to stay in the game, as a consequence, he always had to keep as busy as possible fighting in Jiu-Jitsu, No-Gi, and MMA whenever the opportunity arises, even when he doesn’t feel at the peak of his abilities. This has caused him a few unusual losses on his resume but takes nothing away from his warrior spirit.

In September 2009 a strange incident occurred in one of Braga Neto’s matches, as he fought Rodney Glunder at the “Art of War” event in China. Antonio shot for a takedown falling together with his opponent outside the ring area and on top of some electric equipment, as a result, the fight had to be stopped as Rodney Glunder had to be carried by ambulance to a hospital due to injuries from the fall. The fight was ruled a no contest.

Braga Neto Grappling Record

56 WINS
  • BY POINTS
    30 (54%)
  • BY ADVANTAGES
    5 (9%)
  • BY SUBMISSION
    18 (32%)
  • BY DECISION
    2 (4%)
  • BY PENALTIES
    0 (0%)
  • BY DQ
    1 (2%)

18 SUBMISSIONS WINS

#214eb8
Choke from back
33
6
#86e620
Choke
17
3
#5AD3D1
Kimura
11
2
#d1212a
Omoplata
11
2
#fad11b
Toe Hold
6
1
#f58822
Triangle
6
1
#224aba
Calf slicer
6
1
#ff9124
Wristlock
6
1
#bf1f6c
Mounted X choke
6
1
18
(100%) SUBMISSIONS
22 LOSSES
  • BY POINTS
    9 (41%)
  • BY ADVANTAGES
    1 (5%)
  • BY SUBMISSION
    10 (45%)
  • BY DECISION
    1 (5%)
  • BY PENALTIES
    0 (0%)
  • BY DQ
    1 (5%)

10 SUBMISSIONS LOSSES

#214eb8
Bow and arrow
20
2
#86e620
Footlock
20
2
#5AD3D1
Botinha
10
1
#d1212a
Guillotine
10
1
#fad11b
Ezekiel
10
1
#f58822
Choke from back
10
1
#224aba
Triangle
10
1
#ff9124
Toe hold
10
1
10
(100%) SUBMISSIONS

Braga Neto Fight History

ID Opponent W/L Method Competition Weight Stage Year
1541Bruno BastosBruno BastosLPts: 2x1Copa Cyclone99KGSPF2006
1593Rafael LovatoRafael LovatoLPts: 4x2Brasileiro100KGSF2007
1652Cristiano TideLGuillotineADCC Trials99KGF2007
1763Robert DrysdaleRobert DrysdaleLPts: 4x0World Champ.100KGSF2007
1885Alexandre SouzaAlexandre SouzaLPts: 0x0, AdvBrasileiroABSF2008
1981Alexandre RibeiroAlexandre RibeiroLEzekielWorld Champ.ABS4F2008
2434Roberto AlencarRoberto AlencarLPointsNoGi WorldsABSF2009
2519Rodolfo VieiraRodolfo VieiraLChoke from backWPC RJ Trials92KGSF2010
2586Bernardo FariaBernardo FariaLPts: 2x0Pan AmericanABSF2010
2728Roberto AbreuRoberto AbreuLTriangleWorld Champ.O100KGSF2010
2920Marcus AlmeidaMarcus AlmeidaLToe holdWorld Pro.O92KG4F2011
2986Marcus AlmeidaMarcus AlmeidaLBow and arrowWorld Champ.ABS4F2011
3171Andre GalvaoAndre GalvaoLPts: 2x0Ultimate Abs.ABS4F2011
3269Joao AssisJoao AssisLFootlockADCC99KG4F2011
3304Sergio MoraesSergio MoraesLFootlockADCCABSR12011
3821Marcus AlmeidaMarcus AlmeidaLBotinhaWorld Pro.O99KGF2012
4414Leo NogueiraLeo NogueiraLPts: 7x0Copa Podio100KGSF2013
14974Joao AssisJoao AssisLReferee DecisionF2W Pro 61100KGSPF2018
15356Gustavo DiasGustavo DiasLBow and arrowPan AmericanO100KG4F2018
16652Admilson GobiAdmilson GobiLPts: 6x2SP BJJ ProO94KG4F2018
19460R. EvangelistaR. EvangelistaLDQPan AmericanO100KGSF2019
21534Marcus AlmeidaMarcus AlmeidaLPts: 2x0ADCCO99KGR12019
1516UnknownWChokeTeam NationalsO88KG4F2006
1519Igor SilvaIgor SilvaWChokeTeam NationalsO88KGF2006
1650UnknownWKimuraADCC Trials99KG4F2007
1651UnknownWPointsADCC Trials99KGSF2007
1772Rafael LovatoRafael LovatoWPts: 2x2, AdvWorld Champ.ABSR12007
1882Otavio SousaOtavio SousaWAdvBrasileiroABS4F2008
1884Augusto FerrariAugusto FerrariWChokeBrasileiroABSSF2008
1894T. GaiaWOmoplataBrasileiro100KGF2008
1960Marcel FortunaMarcel FortunaWKimuraWorld Champ.100KGSF2008
1962Rafael LovatoRafael LovatoWPts: 5x0World Champ.100KGF2008
2019Adriano ComoleseWPointsNoGi Worlds100KGSF2008
2021Roberto AbreuRoberto AbreuWPts: 6x0NoGi Worlds100KGF2008
2026Gabriel VellaGabriel VellaWPts: 2x2, AdvNoGi WorldsABSF2008
2176Roberto AbreuRoberto AbreuWChoke from backPan American100KGF2009
2188M. VinhasWCalf slicerPan AmericanABS8F2009
2193Romulo BarralRomulo BarralWN/APan AmericanABSSF2009
2194Otavio SousaOtavio SousaWPts: 3x0Pan AmericanABSF2009
2428Antonio PeinadoAntonio PeinadoWN/ANoGi Worlds100KGSF2009
2429Rafael LovatoRafael LovatoWPts: 0x0, AdvNoGi Worlds100KGF2009
2449Marcel FortunaMarcel FortunaWPointsCalifornia OpenABSSF2010
2450Diego HerzogWN/ACalifornia OpenABSF2010
2565Guybson SaGuybson SaWWristlockPan American100KG4F2010
2567Roberto AlencarRoberto AlencarWChoke from backPan American100KGSF2010
2571Bruno BastosBruno BastosWPointsPan AmericanABSR12010
2577Matt JuberaWChoke from backPan AmericanABSR22010
2580Daniel AzevedoDaniel AzevedoWPointsPan AmericanABS4F2010
2585Antonio PeinadoAntonio PeinadoWPointsPan AmericanABSSF2010
2723Stephen HallWMounted X chokeWorld Champ.O100KGR12010
2725Marcio CorlettaWDQWorld Champ.O100KG4F2010
2852UnknownWAdvWorld Pro Trials92KG4F2011
2853Rigoney CastroWOmoplataWorld Pro Trials92KGSF2011
2855Alexandro CeconiWPts: 11x0World Pro Trials92KGF2011
2893Big MacWPointsPan AmericanO100KGSF2011
2894Antonio PeinadoAntonio PeinadoWPts: 2x0Pan AmericanO100KGF2011
2982Roberto AlencarRoberto AlencarWReferee DecisionWorld Champ.ABSR22011
3091Luiz RibeiroLuiz RibeiroWN/AWorld Champ.O100KGRDS2011
3127Mick WilsonWToe HoldWorld Champ.O100KG4F2011
3142Roberto AbreuRoberto AbreuWPts: 9x0World Champ.O100KGSF2011
3151Rodrigo CavacaRodrigo CavacaWPts: 7x0World Champ.O100KGF2011
3180Joao AssisJoao AssisWChoke from backSan Diego TrialsO92SF2011
3182Marcus AlmeidaMarcus AlmeidaWPts: 4x0San Diego TrialsO92F2011
3184UnknownWN/ASan Diego TrialsABSSF2011
3185Andre GalvaoAndre GalvaoWPts: 7x0San Diego TrialsABSF2011
3242Igor PraporschchikovWTriangleADCC99KGR12011
3818Peter RobertsWChoke from backWorld Pro.O99KG4F2012
3820R. EvangelistaR. EvangelistaWPts: 5x2World Pro.O99KGSF2012
4395Bruno BastosBruno BastosWPts: 11x0Copa Podio100KGGP2013
4397Lucio RodriguesLucio RodriguesWPts: 3x0Copa Podio100KGGP2013
4400Alexandre SouzaAlexandre SouzaWPts: 2x2Copa Podio100KGGP2013
4402Joao RochaJoao RochaWPts: 2x0Copa Podio100KGGP2013
4661Joao RochaJoao RochaWPointsWorld Pro100KGSF2013
4662Jose JuniorJose JuniorWPts: 2x0World Pro100KGF2013
13433Alexandre CavaliereAlexandre CavaliereWChoke from backGracie ProABSR12017
19188Gustavo DiasGustavo DiasWPointsLA BJJ ProO94KGSF2019
19458Pedro AgrizziWPts: 4x2Pan AmericanO100KG4F2019
19556Gabriel LucasGabriel LucasWReferee DecisionADCC SP TrialsO99KGF2019

Braga Neto vs Andre Galvao World Pro Cup 2011

Braga Neto vs Marcelo Donald World Cup 2007

Braga Neto vs Francisco Santoro

Braga Neto vs “Chocolate”

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