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Gabriel Figueiró is a Brazilian jiu-jitsu black belt under Fábio Gurgel and Michael Langhi of the Alliance ‘Matiz’ Academy (team headquarters in São Paulo, Brazil), who also worked extensively with Diogo Valença, in Portugal, and is one of the top lightweight competitors of his generation. Figueiró made a name for himself while competing in the lower belt divisions of the International Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Federation (IBJJF) circuit.

Gabriel Figueiró Jiu-Jitsu

Full Name: Gabriel Alves Figueiró

Nickname: N/A

Lineage 1: Mitsuyo Maeda > Carlos Gracie (Senior)> Helio Gracie > Rolls Gracie >Romero Cavalcanti (Jacaré) > Fábio Gurgel > Gabriel Figueiró

Lineage 2: Mitsuyo Maeda > Carlos Gracie > Helio Gracie > Rolls Gracie > Romero Cavalcanti > Alexandre Paiva > Fernando Tererê > Rubens Charles > Michael Langhi > Gabriel Figueiró

Main Achievements:

  • 1st Place IBJJF Belo Horizonte Winter Open (2019)
  • 2nd Place IBJJF Floripa Winter Open (2019)

Main Achievements (Colored Belts):

  • 1st Place IBJJF European Open (2015 blue, 2017 purple)
  • 1st Place IBJJF South American Championship (2017 brown)
  • 1st Place IBJJF São Paulo BJJ Pro (2018 brown)
  • 1st Place IBJJF São Paulo Open (2017 brown)
  • 2nd Place IBJJF World Championship NoGi (2016 purple)
  • 2nd Place IBJJF Pans Championship (2015 blue, 2016 purple)
  • 2nd Place IBJJF European Open (2019 brown)
  • 2nd Place CBJJ Brazilian Nationals (2018 brown)
  • 3rd Place IBJJF European Open (2016 purple, 2018 brown)

* Absolute
** Weight and absolute

Favorite Position/Technique: Open Guard

Weight Division: Peso Leve (76,00 kg / 168.0 lbs)

Team/Association: Alliance

Gabriel Figueiró Biography

Gabriel Figueiró was born on March 30, 1994, in Belo Horizonte, the capital city of the Brazilian state of Minas Gerais.

During his pre-teens (12), Gabriel and his family moved to Europe, establishing themselves on the Portuguese capital, Lisbon, where Figueiró started training jiu-jitsu. The interest for grappling started brewing after he watched Royce Gracie’s performances in the early Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) line-ups, and by the age of 17, he decided to join a local Gracie Barra Academy, where he started developing his skills under Diogo Valença’s supervision.

By the time Gabriel reached the blue belt rank, he had his mind set on becoming a professional jiu-jitsu athlete, and after his 19th birthday, he decided to move to São Paulo to train at the Alliance ‘Matriz’ Academy (HQ) on a full-time regimen. Back in his home country, Figueiró became a student of Thomas Lisboa, Michael Langhi and Fábio Gurgel.

As a brown belt, Figueiró started his coaching career at the Alliance HQ Academy, a tribute to how respected his jiu-jitsu qualities were regarded within the team’s leadership. Gabriel’s consistent form, competing in the local and international circuits would lead to his black belt promotion, on June 2019.

Gabriel Figueiro Grappling Record

10 WINS
  • BY POINTS
    2 (20%)
  • BY ADVANTAGES
    2 (20%)
  • BY SUBMISSION
    4 (40%)
  • BY DECISION
    2 (20%)
  • BY PENALTIES
    0 (0%)
  • BY DQ
    0 (0%)

4 SUBMISSIONS WINS

#214eb8
Triangle
25
1
#86e620
Toe hold
25
1
#5AD3D1
Botinha
25
1
#d1212a
Omoplata/choke
25
1
4
(100%) SUBMISSIONS
4 LOSSES
  • BY POINTS
    1 (25%)
  • BY ADVANTAGES
    0 (0%)
  • BY SUBMISSION
    3 (75%)
  • BY DECISION
    0 (0%)
  • BY PENALTIES
    0 (0%)
  • BY DQ
    0 (0%)

3 SUBMISSIONS LOSSES

#214eb8
Bow and arrow
33
1
#86e620
RNC
33
1
#5AD3D1
Loop choke
33
1
3
(100%) SUBMISSIONS

Gabriel Figueiro Fight History

ID Opponent W/L Method Competition Weight Stage Year
20874Ygor RodriguesYgor RodriguesLBow and arrowFloripa WO76KGF2019
21524Natan ChuengNatan ChuengLRNCBH Spring Open76KGF2019
21688Alex SodreAlex SodreLPts: 6x2Grand Slam RJ69KGF2019
21926Leandro LimaLLoop chokeSouth American76KGR12019
20660Juliano RochaWTriangleBH Winter Open76KG4F2019
20662Hugo GabinoWToe holdBH Winter Open76KGSF2019
20664Ygor RodriguesYgor RodriguesWPts: 4x2BH Winter Open76KGF2019
20870Daniel NunesWBotinhaFloripa WO76KG4F2019
20872Luciano BernertWPts: 2x2, AdvFloripa WO76KGSF2019
21522Ramon MedeirosWOmoplata/chokeBH Spring Open76KGSF2019
21674Thiago MacedoThiago MacedoWPts: 0x0, AdvGrand Slam RJ69KGR12019
21681Anselmo GomesWReferee DecisionGrand Slam RJ69KG8F2019
21685Leandro LimaWReferee DecisionGrand Slam RJ69KG4F2019
21687Ariel TabakWPts: 2x0Grand Slam RJ69KGSF2019

Gabriel Figueiró vs Ygor Rodrigues

 

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