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Raimundo Diego Pinto Sodré, commonly known as Diego Sodré, is a professional jiu-jitsu athlete and a black belt under Rodrigo Feijão, who worked extensively with coaches Nabil Aziz and Othon Sevalho. Diego broke out as one of his generation’s foremost competitors while representing the Clube Feijão-Nova União team coalition, a time when he conquered many important titles on the International Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Federation (IBJJF) circuit, including World, South American, and Brazilian National gold medals. Diego is also the younger brother of another successful grappler, Alex Sodré.

Diego Sodré Jiu-Jitsu

Full Name: Raimundo Diego Pinto Sodré

Nickname: N/A

Lineage: Carlos Gracie > Helio Gracie > Carlson Gracie > André Pederneiras > Rodrigo Feijão > Diego Sodré

Main Achievements:

  • 1st Place IBJJF Pan Championship (2022***)
  • 1st Place IBJJF European Open (2022)
  • 3rd Place IBJJF World Championship (2021)
  • 3rd Place CBJJ Brazilian Nationals (2022)

Main Achievements (Colored Belts):

  • 1st Place IBJJF World Championship (2019 purple)
  • 1st Place IBJJF South American Championship (2016 / 2017 blue)
  • 1st Place CBJJ Brazilian Nationals (2019 purple)
  • 1st Place CBJJ Brazilian Team Nats (2016 blue, 2018 purple, 2019 brown)
  • 1st Place AJP Grand Slam, RJ (2020 brown)
  • 1st Place AJP Grand Slam, LA (2020 brown)
  • 1st Place AJP Grand Slam, LDN (2019 purple)
  • 1st Place AJP Brazil National Pro (2019 purple)
  • 1st Place Spyder Invitational “Road to Black” (2020)
  • 2nd Place CBJJ Brazilian Nationals (2018 purple)
  • 3rd Place CBJJ Brazilian Nationals (2019 purple)

* Absolute
** Weight and Absolute
*** Closed the division with teammate

Favorite Position/Technique: Open Guard

Weight Division: Peso Pena (70,00 kg / 154.5 lbs)

Team/Association: Clube Feijão

Diego Sodré Biography

Diego Sodré was born in 1998, in a small town located in the Brazilian state of Amazonas named Humaitá.

The Sodré family moved to Manaus, the state capital when Diego was 7 years old. Three years later the Amazonian started learning jiu-jitsu.

Grappling appeared in Diego’s life when Mr. Othon Sevalho opened a small jiu-jitsu school in Sodré’s community, which offered free classes for the local children. Diego joined immediately. At the time Sevalho’s gym was associated with the Omar Salum team, as was coach Nabil Aziz. Both Othon and Nabil became big references in Sodré’s path in jiu-jitsu.

Othon Sevalho graded Diego up until his green belt, after this promotion, Sevalho and Aziz parted ways. Sodré decided to remain with the Nabil Academy – a gym famous for developing many top-tier athletes such as Diego “Pato”, Hygor Brito, Pedro “Bolo”, to name a few.

Coach Nabil has been referenced by Sodré as an instrumental figure in his growth as an athlete, and also important in keeping Diego in the sport at a time when he wanted to quit due to financial difficulties.

At the 2016 Brazilian Nationals, then blue belt Diego Sodré met Rodrigo Feijão through his brother, Alex Sodré – who was then a student of Feijãos at the famous coach’s scholarship program in the city of Maringá – state of Paraná. Heavily motivated by his older brother, then 17-year-old Diego joined Feijão’s Club, this way turning a page towards professional grappling.

After a stellar career in the colored belt divisions under the supervision of Rodrigo Feijão, on December 7, 2020, Diego Sodré was promoted to black belt by the former Nova União star athlete.

Diego Sodre Grappling Record

18 WINS
  • BY POINTS
    7 (39%)
  • BY ADVANTAGES
    5 (28%)
  • BY SUBMISSION
    4 (22%)
  • BY DECISION
    1 (6%)
  • BY PENALTIES
    0 (0%)
  • BY DQ
    1 (6%)

4 SUBMISSIONS WINS

#214eb8
Choke from back
50
2
#86e620
Hashimoto choke
25
1
#5AD3D1
Bow and arrow
25
1
4
(100%) SUBMISSIONS
7 LOSSES
  • BY POINTS
    5 (71%)
  • BY ADVANTAGES
    1 (14%)
  • BY SUBMISSION
    1 (14%)
  • BY DECISION
    0 (0%)
  • BY PENALTIES
    0 (0%)
  • BY DQ
    0 (0%)

1 SUBMISSION LOSSES

#214eb8
RNC
100
1
1
(100%) SUBMISSION

Diego Sodre Fight History

ID Opponent W/L Method Competition Weight Stage Year
25081Lucas AlvesLucas AlvesLPointsBrazil Nat. Pro77KG4F2021
25263Leo SaggioroLeo SaggioroLRNCRio Open70KGSF2021
26743Jonata GomesJonata GomesLPts: 6x4Rio Winter Open76KG4F2021
27516Jamil Hill-TaylorJamil Hill-TaylorLPts: 4x4, AdvPan American70KG8F2021
29442Jamil Hill-TaylorJamil Hill-TaylorLPts: 4x2World Champ.70KGSF2021
32060Kennedy MacielKennedy MacielLPts: 4x2Brasileiro70KGSF2022
32801Isaac DoederleinIsaac DoederleinLPts: 2x0World Champ.70KGF2022
25257Yago RodriguesWPts: 11x4Rio Open70KGR12021
27503Nick SallesNick SallesWPts: 4x2Pan American70KGR12021
28102Edmaicon PintoWPts: 4x2Charlotte Open76KG4F2021
28104Joao MarcoWPts: 6x2Charlotte Open76KGSF2021
29429Nick SallesNick SallesWPts: 2x2, AdvWorld Champ.70KGR12021
29434Thiago MacedoThiago MacedoWPts: 2x2, AdvWorld Champ.70KG8F2021
29437Osvaldo MoizinhoOsvaldo MoizinhoWPts: 0x0, AdvWorld Champ.70KG4F2021
30474D. RazmadzeWPts: 13x2European Open70KGR12022
30478Romao CarvalhoWPts: 7x2European Open70KG4F2022
30482Sam McNallySam McNallyWHashimoto chokeEuropean Open70KGSF2022
30483Isaac DoederleinIsaac DoederleinWPts: 0x0, AdvEuropean Open70KGF2022
31545Thiago CintraWChoke from backPan American70KGR22022
31548Daniel MairaDaniel MairaWBow and arrowPan American70KG4F2022
31552Richar NogueiraRichar NogueiraWReferee DecisionPan American70KGSF2022
32058Matheus OndaWPts: 2x0Brasileiro70KG4F2022
32793Ariel TabakWChoke from backWorld Champ.70KG8F2022
32797Thiago MacedoThiago MacedoWDQWorld Champ.70KG4F2022
32800Daniel MairaDaniel MairaWPts: 0x0, AdvWorld Champ.70KGSF2022

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