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Bruno Malfacine is a jiu jitsu black belt under Vinicius Amaral who is widely regarded as the best rooster weight in the history of the sport with 7 world titles(IBJJF) at black belt, having surpassed the world championships gold medal record established by Omar Salum in 2000. Malfacine started his career in Game Fight/UGF‘s academy, but moved to the Alliance camp where he became one of the star figures of the team.

Bruno Malfacine Jiu Jitsu

Full Name: Bruno da Silva Malfacine

Nickname: He is called “Bad Boy”, the name was given by his training partners when he was still a child.

Lineage: Mitsuyo Maeda > Carlos Gracie > Helio Gracie > Carlson Gracie > Vinicios Amaral > Bruno Malfacine

Main Achievements:

  • IBJJF World Champion (2004 purple, 2005 brown, 2007/2009/2010/2011/2012/2014/2015/2016 black belt)
  • IBJJF Pan American Champion (2005 purple, 2007/2008/2015/2017 black belt)
  • IBJJF European Open Champion (2010)
  • IBJJF Rio International Open Champion (2008/2009)
  • CBJJ Brazilian Champion (1999 child yellow, 2002/2003 juvenile blue, 2005 purple. 2008/2009/2010 black)
  • CBJJ Brazilian No-Gi Champion (2009)
  • IBJJF Pan American Championship Runner-up (2011)
  • IBJJF European Open Runner-up (2011)

Favourite Position/Submission: Butterfly Guard & Taking the back

Weight Division: Peso Galo (54.4Kg – 126lbs)

Team/Association: Alliance (formerly GF/UGF/GFT)

Bruno Malfacine Biography

Bruno Malfacine was born on the 28th of August, 1986 in Duque de Caxias (Rio de Janeiro State), Brazil. Bruno started training Brazilian Jiu Jitsu when he was 11 years old (1998) under the instruction of Carlos Santana. He began training via his uncle’s influence, a BJJ enthusiast who was also training BJJ at the time. Unfortunately Malfacine had to interrupt his training at orange belt because the coach, Mr Santana, stopped coaching.

Malfacine’s Jiu Jitsu career almost ended there and then, but with his family’s support (specially from his uncle) he restarted his training routine with Vinicius Amaral from the Academia Game Fight, an affiliate of GFT (Gama Filho Team – now Grappling Fight Team). With Professor Vinicius Amaral Bruno Malfacine achieved his blue, purple, brown and black belt. In the end of 2008 Malfacine had the opportunity to train with “The General” Fabio Gurgel, one of the best BJJ coaches in the World and the leader of Alliance’s Team in Brazil. Bruno did not turn down such an opportunity and moved to São Paulo to train at Alliance’s HQ.

Bruno Malfacine Grappling Record

56 WINS
  • BY POINTS
    15 (27%)
  • BY ADVANTAGES
    4 (7%)
  • BY SUBMISSION
    35 (63%)
  • BY DECISION
    2 (4%)
  • BY PENALTIES
    0 (0%)
  • BY DQ
    0 (0%)

35 SUBMISSIONS WINS

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Armbar
26
9
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Choke from back
11
4
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Toe hold
9
3
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Bow and arrow
9
3
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Submission
9
3
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Kneebar
6
2
#224aba
Triangle
6
2
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Footlock
6
2
#bf1f6c
RNC
6
2
#22c9a5
Choke
3
1
#fad223
Wristlock
3
1
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Flying armbar
3
1
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Crucifix choke
3
1
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Heel hook
3
1
35
(100%) SUBMISSIONS
8 LOSSES
  • BY POINTS
    6 (75%)
  • BY ADVANTAGES
    1 (13%)
  • BY SUBMISSION
    1 (13%)
  • BY DECISION
    0 (0%)
  • BY PENALTIES
    0 (0%)
  • BY DQ
    0 (0%)

1 SUBMISSION LOSSES

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RNC
100
1
1
(100%) SUBMISSION

Bruno Malfacine Fight History

ID Opponent W/L Method Competition Weight Stage Year
1381Felipe CostaFelipe CostaLPts: 4x2World Champ.57KG1/4F2006
1880Caio TerraCaio TerraLRNCWorld Champ.57KGSF2008
2774Ary FariasAry FariasLPts: 6x4European64KGF2011
2803Caio TerraCaio TerraLPts: 2x0Pan American64KGF2011
2836Rafael MendesRafael MendesLPts: 7x0World Pro.65KGSF2011
2869Bruno FrazattoBruno FrazattoLPts: 2x2, AdvWorld P. NoGi64KG1/4F2011
4409Caio TerraCaio TerraLPts: 2x0Pan American64KGF2013
4625Caio TerraCaio TerraLPts: 4x2World Champ.57KGF2013
1708Felipe CostaFelipe CostaWFootlockWorld Champ.57KG1/4F2007
1712Oga MikioWPointsWorld Champ.57KGSF2007
1713Yusuke HonmaYusuke HonmaWRNCWorld Champ.57KGF2007
1866Felipe CostaFelipe CostaWArmbarBrasileiro57KGF2008
2083Narciso VilacaWRNCBrasileiro CBJJE57KG1/4F2009
2084William CamposWToe holdBrasileiro CBJJE57KGSF2009
2085Jonas FortunatoWToe holdBrasileiro CBJJE57KGF2009
2167Leandro EscobarLeandro EscobarWKneebarBrasileiro NoGi64KGF2009
2280Mikio OgaWChoke from backWorld Champ.57KG1/4F2009
2282Felipe CostaFelipe CostaWArmbarWorld Champ.57KGSF2009
2283Caio TerraCaio TerraWAdvWorld Champ.57KGF2009
2446Andrea VerdimariWKneebarEuropean57KGSF2010
2447Wekcilley CruzWToe holdEuropean57KGF2010
2496Felipe CostaFelipe CostaWChoke from backPan American57KGF2010
2613Felipe CostaFelipe CostaWPts: 9x0Brasileiro57KGF2010
2630Marcelo PereiraWChokeWorld Champ.57KG1/4F2010
2631Caio TerraCaio TerraWAdvWorld Champ.57KGF2010
2773Leandro MartinsLeandro MartinsWPointsEuropean64KGSF2011
2800UnknownWWristlockPan American64KG1/4F2011
2801Wellington DiasWellington DiasWFlying armbarPan American64KGSF2011
2831Reinaldo RibeiroReinaldo RibeiroWPts: 2x0World Pro.65KGR12011
2835Bruno FrazattoBruno FrazattoWPointsWorld Pro.65KG1/4F2011
2866Wellington DiasWellington DiasWTriangleWorld P. NoGi64KGR12011
2879Felipe CostaFelipe CostaWPts: 23x0Brasileiro57KGF2011
2928Koji ShibamotoKoji ShibamotoWChoke from backWorld Champ.57KGRDS2011
3022Brandon MullinsBrandon MullinsWPts: 13x0World Champ.57KG1/4F2011
3056Josef ManuelJosef ManuelWPts: 10x0World Champ.57KGSF2011
3072Caio TerraCaio TerraWPts: 4x2World Champ.57KGF2011
3478Daniel BelezaDaniel BelezaWFootlockPan American64KG1/4F2012
3481Guilherme MendesGuilherme MendesWPts: 2x0Pan American64KGF2012
3613Samir ChantreSamir ChantreWPointsNYC World Trials65KGF2012
3816Jordy PeuteWArmbarWorld Champ.57KGR22012
3823Joao Carlos HiroshiWArmbarWorld Champ.57KG1/4F2012
3826Rafael FreitasRafael FreitasWBow and arrowWorld Champ.57KGSF2012
3827Caio TerraCaio TerraWReferee DecisionWorld Champ.57KGF2012
4251Jeff GloverJeff GloverWPts: 5x2World ExpoABSSPF2013
4405Takahiko YashiokaWArmbarPan American64KG1/4F2013
4407Felipe CostaFelipe CostaWSubmissionPan American64KGSF2013
4619Raul MarcelloWSubmissionWorld Champ.57KG1/4F2013
4623Felipe CostaFelipe CostaWTriangleWorld Champ.57KGSF2013
5536Joao KuruokaWArmbarWorld Champ.57KGRDS2014
5541Brandon MullinsBrandon MullinsWBow and ArrowWorld Champ.57KG1/4F2014
5545Jorge Elias BucaramWSubmissionWorld Champ.57KGSF2014
5546Joao MiyaoJoao MiyaoWReferee DecisionWorld Champ.57KGF2014
6524Koji ShibamotoKoji ShibamotoWPts: 3x2Pan American57KGSF2015
6525Caio TerraCaio TerraWChoke from backPan American57KGF2015
7129Washington LimaWCrucifix chokeWorld Champ.57KG1/4F2015
7131Rafael FreitasRafael FreitasWArmbarWorld Champ.57KGSF2015
7132Joao MiyaoJoao MiyaoWAdvWorld Champ.57KGF2015
7288Rafael FreitasRafael FreitasWHeel hookW. Fitness ExpoABSSPF2015
9553Rodnei BarbosaRodnei BarbosaWPts: 7x0World Champ.57KG1/4F2016
9555Tiago BarrosTiago BarrosWArmbarWorld Champ.57KGSF2016
9556Caio TerraCaio TerraWPts: 0x0, AdvWorld Champ.57KGF2016
9930Jeff GloverJeff GloverD---Metamoris 7ABSSPF2016
11520Chad LundyWArmbarPan American58KG1/4F2017
11522Eduardo BarbozaEduardo BarbozaWBow and ArrowPan American58KGSF2017
11524Lucas PinheiroLucas PinheiroWPts: 9x2Pan American58KGF2017
Bruno Malfacine vs Bernardo Pitel

Bruno Malfacine vs Pablo Teixeira (2009)

Bruno Malfacine vs Emanuel de Jesus (2012)

Picture taken by Ross Finlayson

 

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3 Comments

  • Mario N says:

    Parabéns, meu amigo…vc merece…que o grande arquiteto de ilumine e proteja em td sua trajetória para o td e sempre…Assim Seja… (Mario N.'. – Piu RJ…rsrsrs..)

  • Mario N says:

    Parabéns, meu amigo…vc merece…que o grande arquiteto de ilumine e proteja em td sua trajetória para o td e sempre…Assim Seja… (Mario N.'. – Piu RJ…rsrsrs..)

  • Allan says:

    Boa!!! muito suor pra vc, nesse e nos próximos anos!!! saúde bixooo!!

    Rio de Janeiro.

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