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Hugo Marques

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Hugo Marques is a Brazilian jiu jitsu (BJJ) black belt under Alexandre Salgado and Leandro Escobar (Tatu) as well as a representative of the Soul Fighters team in this sport/martia art’s international competitive circuit. Known for his aggressive and crowd pleasing style, Hugo Marques made his reputation as one of the lightweight division’s most talented grapplers through his career in the colored belt categories of BJJ where he conquered 3 IBJJF World titles.

Hugo Marques Jiu Jitsu

Full Name: Hugo Doerzapff Marques

Nickname: N/A

Lineage: Mitsuyo Maeda > Carlos Gracie > Carlson Gracie > Crézio de Souza > André Almeida > Leandro Escobar (< Alexandre Salgado) > Hugo Marques

Main Achievements:

  • ACB World Champion (2017)
  • IBJJF World No-Gi Champion (2018)
  • CBJJ Brasileiro No-Gi Champion (2018**)
  • ACB South American Champion (2018)
  • UAEJJF Grand Slam – RJ Champion (2018/2017)
  • IBJJF European Open 3rd Place (2018)

Main Achievements:

  • IBJJF World Champion (2017 brown, 2013 blue)
  • CBJJ Brasileiro Champion (2017 brown, 2015 purple)
  • IBJJF World No-Gi Champion (2014 purple)
  • CBJJ Brasileiro No-Gi Champion (2015** brown)
  • UAEJJF Grand Slam – RJ Champion (2016 brown)
  • IBJJF Sao Paulo International Open Champion (2016 brown)
  • IBJJF Rio Summer International Open Champion (2016 brown)
  • IBJJF Rio Winter International Open Champion (2015 purple)
  • IBJJF Chicago International Open Champion (2014 purple)
  • IBJJF World No-Gi Championship Runner-up (2016 brown)
  • CBJJ Brasileiro Championship Runner-up (2013 blue)
  • CBJJ Brasileiro No-Gi Championship Runner-up (2016** brown)
  • CBJJ Brazilian Team Nationals Runner-up (2016 brown)
  • IBJJF Rio Summer International Open Runner-up (2016 brown)
  • IBJJF World Championship 3rd Place (2016 brown)
  • IBJJF Pans Championship 3rd Place (2017 brown)
  • IBJJF Chicago International Open Champion 3rd Place (2014* purple)

* Absolute
** Weight and absolute

Favorite Position/Technique: Guard Passing

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

Team/Association: Soul Fighters

Hugo Marques Biography

Hugo Marques was born on February 19, 1994 in Rio de Janeiro – Brazil.

While growing up Marques was an avid swimmer, being a competitor in water polo as well while also practicing the Brazilian kicking martial art of capoeira.

Throughout the 1980’s and 1990’s the sport/martial art of Brazilian jiu jitsu had a bad reputation due to it being directly linked with gang violence and what many called ‘Pitboys’ – troublemakers in Brazilian (particularly Rio de Janeiro) society. This stigma lasted for a long time and well into Hugo Marques’ formative years. For that reason, even though Hugo wished to try BJJ, his parents vigorously opposed their son from practicing grappling, a decision that started losing pep as Hugo approached his mid-teens.

At 16 years of age Hugo’s parents finally gave in and allowed their son to start jiu jitsu at a local gym led by Alexandre Salgado, an instructor that was behind Marques’ rise to the top of the sport’s competition ladder, from white to black belt.

As a blue belt Hugo Marques won his very first International Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Federation (IBJJF) world title, in 2013. This tremendous achievement allowed the young Soul Fighters athlete to dream of becoming one of the better competitors of his generation, a goal which would demand his full attention. With that in mind Hugo decided to become a full time athlete, adding to that life changing event the decision of spending more time at his team’s headquarters, home to one of the top grappling coaches in the world,  Leandro Escobar (Tatu).

Guided by both Alexandre Salgado and Leandro Escobar, Hugo Marques climbed up the belt ranks, winning important titles in all belts. On June 3, 2017 – after conquering the second IBJJF world title of his career, Marques was awarded his black belt.

Cover photo by Sinistro Lacerda Photos.

Hugo Marques Grappling Record

54 WINS
  • BY POINTS
    27 (50%)
  • BY ADVANTAGES
    4 (7%)
  • BY SUBMISSION
    15 (28%)
  • BY DECISION
    8 (15%)
  • BY PENALTIES
    0 (0%)
  • BY DQ
    0 (0%)

15 SUBMISSIONS WINS

#214eb8
Choke from back
47
7
#86e620
RNC
20
3
#5AD3D1
Submission
13
2
#d1212a
Cross choke
7
1
#fad11b
Guillotine
7
1
#f58822
Footlock
7
1
15
(100%) SUBMISSIONS
13 LOSSES
  • BY POINTS
    4 (31%)
  • BY ADVANTAGES
    1 (8%)
  • BY SUBMISSION
    5 (38%)
  • BY DECISION
    3 (23%)
  • BY PENALTIES
    0 (0%)
  • BY DQ
    0 (0%)

5 SUBMISSIONS LOSSES

#214eb8
Botinha
20
1
#86e620
Guillotine
20
1
#5AD3D1
Armbar
20
1
#d1212a
Kneebar
20
1
#fad11b
Choke
20
1
5
(100%) SUBMISSIONS

Hugo Marques Fight History

ID Opponent W/L Method Competition Weight Stage Year
13494F. AndrewLBotinhaCopa Podio88KGRR2017
13499DJ JacksonDJ JacksonLPts: 4x2Copa Podio88KGRR2017
13501Tommy LangakerTommy LangakerLPts: 2x2, AdvCopa Podio88KGRR2017
13569Josh HingerJosh HingerLGuillotineACBJJ 785KGSF2017
14776Michael LanghiMichael LanghiLArmbarEuropean Open76KGSF2018
15240Victor SilverioVictor SilverioLReferee DecisionPan American76KG8F2018
16319JT TorresJT TorresLPts: 7x4World Champ.76KGR32018
16623Leonardo LaraLeonardo LaraLReferee DecisionACBJJ World75KGSF2018
16649Kaynan DuarteKaynan DuarteLKneebarACBJJ WorldABSSF2018
16735Masahiro IwasakiMasahiro IwasakiLPts: 2x0Spider Inv. 4F76KGSPF2018
19235Lucas ValleLPts: 2x0Pan American82KGR12019
20236Otavio SousaOtavio SousaLChokeWorld Champ.82KGR22019
20435Michael LieraMichael LieraLReferee DecisionF2W Pro 11583KGSPF2019
13498Kywan GracieWPts: 5x0Copa Podio88KGRR2017
13565Thiago SaThiago SaWPointsACBJJ 785KG4F2017
14000Gustavo SantiagoWChoke from backFloripa Sp. Open82KG4F2017
14001Jan BuatimJan BuatimWPts: 2x0Floripa Sp. Open82KGSF2017
14002Matheus CarmonaWSubmissionFloripa Sp. Open82KGF2017
14215Jan BuatimJan BuatimWPts: 7x0Grand Slam RJ77KGR12017
14219Richard FilhoWPts: 7x0Grand Slam RJ77KG8F2017
14223Caio CiprianoWPts: 0x0, AdvGrand Slam RJ77KG4F2017
14224Jaime CanutoJaime CanutoWReferee DecisionGrand Slam RJ77KGSF2017
14225Ricardo RochaWPts: 2x0Grand Slam RJ77KGF2017
14485Saadulaev YusupWPts: 6x0ACB JJ Worlds75KG4F2017
14488Gabriel RolloGabriel RolloWPts: 4x2ACB JJ Worlds75KGSF2017
14489Rafael MansurRafael MansurWPts: 2x0ACB JJ Worlds75KGF2017
14766Oliver LovellWChoke from backEuropean Open76KGR12018
14774Jake MackenzieJake MackenzieWPts: 4x2European Open76KG4F2018
14928UknownWRNCACB S. American75KGR12018
14929UknownWPts: 16x0ACB S. American75KGR22018
14930Rafael MansurRafael MansurWPts: 4x0ACB S. American75KG4F2018
14931Pedro AlmeidaWPts: 2x0ACB S. American75KGSF2018
14932Eduardo VieiraWReferee DecisionACB S. American75KGF2018
14977Sanghyun LeeWCross chokeSpyder Inv.76KG4F2018
14981J. GracieWPts: 4x2Spyder Inv.76KGSF2018
14983Victor NathielWReferee DecisionSpyder Inv.76KGF2018
15636Jorge GoncalvesWChoke from backRio Open76KG4F2018
15638Ricardo RochaWChoke from backRio Open76KGSF2018
15639Vitor MatosWChoke from backRio Open76KGF2018
16318Johnny TamaJohnny TamaWPts: 6x2World Champ.76KGR22018
16621Patrick AlmeidaWPts: 13x0ACBJJ World75KG4F2018
16644Igor SchneiderIgor SchneiderWPts: 2x0ACBJJ WorldABS4F2018
17394Fabio CaloiFabio CaloiWPts: 2x0Hadron SF76KGSPF2018
17460Ilke BulutIlke BulutWRNCBrasileiro NoGi79KGR12018
17466Leo JacintoWRNCBrasileiro NoGi79KG4F2018
17468Felipe CesarFelipe CesarWPointsBrasileiro NoGi79KGSF2018
17470Ygor RodriguesYgor RodriguesWGuillotineBrasileiro NoGi79KGF2018
17487Oswaldo A.WPts: 8x0Brasileiro NoGiABSR12018
17488Ygor RodriguesYgor RodriguesWFootlockBrasileiro NoGiABS4F2018
17491Herico HesleyWPointsBrasileiro NoGiABSSF2018
17492Felipe CesarFelipe CesarWAdvBrasileiro NoGiABSF2018
18007Caio CiprianoWChoke from backGrand Slam RJ77KGR12018
18015Luan RodriguesWPts: 5x0Grand Slam RJ77KGR22018
18020Jaime CanutoJaime CanutoWReferee DecisionGrand Slam RJ77KG4F2018
18023Leandro SouzaWReferee DecisionGrand Slam RJ77KGSF2018
18027Yan LucasYan LucasWReferee DecisionGrand Slam RJ77KGF2018
18332Khalil FadlallahWPts: 13x0NoGi Worlds79KGR12018
18342Issa AbleWPts: 10x0NoGi Worlds79KGR22018
18344Victor SilverioVictor SilverioWPts: 0x0, AdvNoGi Worlds79KG4F2018
18347Dante LeonDante LeonWPts: 0x0, AdvNoGi Worlds79KGSF2018
18349Jaime CanutoJaime CanutoWPts: 2x0NoGi Worlds79KGF2018
20223Sebastian BroscheSebastian BroscheWReferee DecisionWorld Champ.82KGR12019
20666Pedro VerasWPointsBH Winter Open82KG4F2019
20668Samuel RochaWSubmissionBH Winter Open82KGSF2019
20670Caio CaetanoCaio CaetanoWReferee DecisionBH Winter Open82KGF2019
20873Matias SimoneliWChoke from backFloripa WO82KGSF2019
20874Pedro VerasWPts: 11x4Floripa WO82KGF2019

Hugo Marques vs Bruno Aparecido (2017)

Hugo Marques vs Joao Fontonele (2016)

 

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