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Bruno Frazatto is one of the top jiu jitsu featherweights in the world (who also fights at lightweight on occasion). Bruno has won important competitions in BJJ such as the Brazilian National Championship and the Pan American, having competed for different academies in the process of becoming one of the best fighters of his generation, though he is mostly recognized by his spell at the the prestigious Atos Team, one of the best academies in the World.

Bruno Frazatto Jiu Jitsu

Full Name: Bruno Frazatto Xavier de Campos Barbosa

Nickname: n/a

Lineage: Mitsuyo Maeda > Carlos Gracie > Helio Gracie > Rickson Gracie > Marcelo Behring > Waldomiro Perez > Roberto Godoi > Bruno Frazatto

Main Achievements as a Black Belt (BJJ):

  • 1st Place IBJJF Pans Championship (2011)
  • 1st Place CBJJ Brazilian Nationals (2006 /2009)
  • 1st Place IBJJF European Open (2012)
  • 1st Place IBJJF World Championship (2008)
  • 2nd Place IBJJF Pan Championship (2016)

Weight Division: Featherweight

Favorite technique/Position: Open guard

Team/Affiliation: Atos Academy – Formerly from Godoi Jiu-Jitsu, Brazilian Top Team (BTT) and Brasa.

Merchandise: Guard Passing Seminar

Bruno Frazatto’s Biography

Not much is known from Frazatto, a fighter who has always been reserved with the media. It is known however that Bruno was born in Campinas on the 12th of July 1984. He started his BJJ training when he was 16 years old, and his fast rise to the Black Belt came due to his numerous titles, fighting many times in the adult division when he was still underage.

His black belt came from the hands of Roberto Godoi, the illustrious Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu coach from Sao Paulo in 2005 and straight away he made his first Mundial (World Championship) podium (3rd Place). In 2006, Frazatto debuted in Mixed Martial Arts with a victory at the Max Fight 1, winning the fight by submission. In that same year won his first big tournament at black belt, the Brasileiro (Brazilian Nationals), he continued fighting MMA as well with two more victories.

Frazatto managed to continue his winning streak on both fronts (grappling and MMA) throughout 2007 winning another fight at a local MMA event while competing (and winning) the Brazilian trials for the ADCC. He fell short that year at the World Championship with another bronze medal.

For 2008 Bruno Frazatto decided to re-think his training schedule, and in trying to get his long term goal of achieving world title, he called off his MMA career and focused solely on gi work. This decision brought him to change up his training partners and to move to a more competitive camp, stepping away from the Godoi Jiu Jitsu Academy to start his training with Leozinho Vieira at the Brasa academy in Sao Paulo. He split his training between Leozinho in Sao Paulo and Ramon Lemos‘s camp in Rio Claro. The change did improve Frazatto’s performances but didn’t get him the desired gold as Bruno lost to his nemesis, Rubens Charles in the final of both the Mundial and the Pan Ams.

In 2009 with the split in Brasa, Frazatto moved for good with the Ramon Lemos’ team (Atos). Together with Frazatto, several other big names followed, this was one of the finest moments in Bruno’s career with several big tournaments wins. In 2013 Frazatto shifted his focus almost completely to MMA, training at Team Nogueira and fighting for the famous academy on several occasions.

Bruno Frazatto Grappling Record

50 WINS
  • BY POINTS
    27 (54%)
  • BY ADVANTAGES
    10 (20%)
  • BY SUBMISSION
    10 (20%)
  • BY DECISION
    3 (6%)
  • BY PENALTIES
    0 (0%)
  • BY DQ
    0 (0%)

10 SUBMISSIONS WINS

#214eb8
Triangle
30
3
#86e620
RNC
30
3
#5AD3D1
Triangle armbar
20
2
#d1212a
Armbar
20
2
10
(100%) SUBMISSIONS
26 LOSSES
  • BY POINTS
    13 (50%)
  • BY ADVANTAGES
    1 (4%)
  • BY SUBMISSION
    5 (19%)
  • BY DECISION
    5 (19%)
  • BY PENALTIES
    2 (8%)
  • BY DQ
    0 (0%)

5 SUBMISSIONS LOSSES

#214eb8
Toe hold
60
3
#86e620
Triangle
20
1
#5AD3D1
Crucifix choke
20
1
5
(100%) SUBMISSIONS

Bruno Frazatto Fight History

ID Opponent W/L Method Competition Weight Stage Year
1409Rubens CharlesRubens CharlesLToe holdWorld Champ.70KGSF2006
1738Rubens CharlesRubens CharlesLPointsWorld Champ.70KGSF2007
1881Marcelino FreitasMarcelino FreitasLReferee DecisionBrasileiro70KGF2008
1906Rubens CharlesRubens CharlesLToe holdWorld Champ.70KGF2008
2316Rubens CharlesRubens CharlesLReferee DecisionWorld Champ.70KGF2009
2493Claudio MattosClaudio MattosLPts: 2x0WPC SD trials74KGSF2010
2668Celso ViniciusCelso ViniciusLAdvWorld Champ.76KGR22010
2892Bruno MalfacineBruno MalfacineLPointsWorld Pro.65KG4F2011
3093Augusto MendesAugusto MendesLPenWorld Champ.70KG4F2011
3206Rafael MendesRafael MendesLPts: 6x0ADCC66KGR12011
3288Gunnar NelsonGunnar NelsonLPointsADCCABSR12011
3726Isaque PaivaIsaque PaivaLTriangleGramado Trials65KGF2012
7924Rubens CharlesRubens CharlesLPts: 3x0ADCC66KGF2015
9199Paulo MiyaoPaulo MiyaoLPts: 4x2Pan American70KGSF2016
9634Mansher KheraMansher KheraLPts: 2x0San Antonio Open76KGF2016
9791Joao MiyaoJoao MiyaoLPointsAtlanta BJJ Pro70KGF2016
9895Marcio AndreMarcio AndreLPts: 9x6World Champ.70KG4F2016
10547Samir ChantreSamir ChantreLReferee DecisionAtlanta S. Open70KGF2016
10554Samir ChantreSamir ChantreLPenAtlanta S. NoGi67KGF2016
11054Gianni GrippoGianni GrippoLPts: 4x2NY BJJ Pro70KGSF2016
11626Osvaldo MoizinhoOsvaldo MoizinhoLReferee DecisionF2Win 2370KGSPF2017
12022Alexandre VieiraAlexandre VieiraLCrucifix chokePan American70KG8F2017
12883Justin RaderJustin RaderLReferee DecisionF2W Pro 3570KGSPF2017
16489Ali MagomedovLToe holdACBJJ 1465KGSPF2018
17866Geo MartinezGeo MartinezLPts: 3x2Kasai Pro 465KGR12018
19414Paulo MiyaoPaulo MiyaoLPts: 4x0Orlando SPO70KGSF2019
1147Cicero CosthaCicero CosthaWPts: 2x0Brasileiro70KGF2005
1408Wagner NascimentoWPointsWorld Champ.70KG4F2006
1488Jonatas GurgelJonatas GurgelWPts: 2x0Brasileiro70KGF2006
1634Rafa MendesWPts: 5x0ADCC Trials66KGF2007
1900Yuji UchidaWTriangle armbarWorld Champ.70KGR12008
1901Augusto MendesAugusto MendesWPointsWorld Champ.70KG4F2008
1905Mario ReisMario ReisWPointsWorld Champ.70KGSF2008
1991Denilson PimentaDenilson PimentaWPts: 4x4, AdvNoGi Worlds70KGF2008
2101Isaque PaivaIsaque PaivaWPointsBrasileiro CBJJE70KGF2009
2311Jonatas GurgelJonatas GurgelWPts: 2x2, AdvWorld Champ.70KG4F2009
2314Mario ReisMario ReisWPts: 2x0World Champ.70KGSF2009
2862Osvaldo MoizinhoOsvaldo MoizinhoWPts: 4x2Pan American70KG4F2011
2922Reinaldo RibeiroReinaldo RibeiroWPts: 2x0World P. NoGi64KGR12011
2926Bruno MalfacineBruno MalfacineWPts: 2x2, AdvWorld P. NoGi64KG4F2011
2927Reinaldo RibeiroReinaldo RibeiroWPts: 2x0World P. NoGi64KGSF2011
2941Bruno FonsecaWN/ABrasileiro70KGSF2011
2943Leo SaggioroLeo SaggioroWPointsBrasileiro70KGF2011
2996Renato TavaresRenato TavaresWTriangleWorld Champ.70KGRDS2011
3005Gabriel WillcoxWRNCWorld Champ.70KGRDS2011
3197R. VieiraWRNCADCC Rio Trials66KG4F2011
3199Gabriel MarangoniGabriel MarangoniWPts: 3x0ADCC Rio Trials66KGSF2011
3200Caio IzidroWTriangleADCC Rio Trials66KGF2011
3485Leo SaggioroLeo SaggioroWTriangleEuropean Open70KG4F2012
3486Max CamposWN/AEuropean Open70KGSF2012
3725Luciano AldiguieriWTriangle armbarGramado Trials65KGSF2012
6041AJ AgazarmAJ AgazarmWPts: 0x0, AdvWorld ExpoABSSPF2014
6985Ilke BulutIlke BulutWReferee DecisionRome Open76KGSF2015
6986Samuel HertzogWPointsRome Open76KGF2015
7909Mark RamosMark RamosWRNCADCC66KGR12015
7919Renan SancarWReferee DecisionADCC66KG4F2015
7921Geo MartinezGeo MartinezWPts: 2x0ADCC66KGSF2015
8981Lucas DantasWPointsPNBJJCABSSPF2016
9193Rodrigo CardosoWPts: 2x2, AdvPan American70KG8F2016
9197Niccolas AraujoWN/APan American70KG4F2016
9350Gianni GrippoGianni GrippoD---Polaris 370KGSPF2016
9632Marcus WilsonWPts: 4x0San Antonio Open76KGSF2016
9788Rodrigo LimaWN/AAtlanta BJJ Pro70KG4F2016
9790Victor PaschoalWN/AAtlanta BJJ Pro70KGSF2016
9890Italo LinsItalo LinsWPts: 4x4, AdvWorld Champ.70KGR22016
11053Joseph ConeryWArmbarNY BJJ Pro70KG4F2016
11276Franciscso MatosWN/AMiami Fall Open70KGSF2016
11277Rodrigo LimaWN/AMiami Fall Open70KGF2016
11328Chad BinghamWArmbarF2W Pro 2076KGSPF2017
12449Geo MartinezGeo MartinezWPts: 5x0ADCC WC Trials66KGSPF2017
15110Gabriel MarangoniGabriel MarangoniWPointsACBJJ 1165KGSPF2018
16099Nicholas WelkerWReferee DecisionACBJJ 1365KGSPF2018
19412Rodrigo FrancioniWPts: 0x0, AdvOrlando SPO70KG4F2019
19934Joshua MurdockWPts: 2x2, AdvAtlanta Spring Open70KG4F2019
19936Orlando AndavizaWPts: 0x0, AdvAtlanta Spring Open70KGSF2019
19937Rick SlombaWPts: 0x0, AdvAtlanta Spring Open70KGF2019
20743Lucas AraujoWPts: 2x0Orlando SNGO67KGF2019

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