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Hygor Brito da Silva is a Brazilian jiu-jitsu black belt under Nabil Abdel Aziz, having also worked extensively with coach Cicero Costha at the Projeto Social Lutando Pelo Bem (PSLPB) academy. Originally from Manaus, Hygor made a name for himself while competing in São Paulo’s BJJ circuit, where he conquered important titles such as the CBJJ Brazilian Nationals and IBJJF São Paulo International Open.

Hygor Brito Jiu Jitsu

Full Name: Hygor Brito da Silva

Nickname: N/A

Lineage: Mitsuyo Maeda > Carlos Gracie > Helio Gracie > Royler Gracie > Omar Salum > Nabil Aziz > Hygor Brito

Main Achievements:

  • 1st Place IBJJF South American Championship (2018)
  • 2nd Place IBJJF South American Championship (2018*)
  • 2nd Place ACBJJ European Open No-Gi (2018**)

Main Achievements (Colored Belts):

  • 1st Place CBJJ Brazilian Nationals (2017 brown)
  • 1st Place IBJJF São Paulo Open (2017 brown)
  • 1st Place IBJJF São Paulo BJJ Pro (2017 brown)
  • 1st Place IBJJF Manaus Open (2014** blue)
  • 3rd Place CBJJ Brazilian Nationals (2014 blue)

* Absolute
** Weight and absolute

Favorite Position/Technique: Footlocks

Weight Division: Meio Pesado (88,30 kg / 163.5 lbs)

Team/Association: Cicero Costha – PSLPB

Hygor Brito Biography

Hygor Brito was born on February 10, 1996, in Manaus, on the banks of the Negro River in northwestern Brazil, the capital of the vast state of Amazonas inside the Amazon Rainforest.

While growing up Hygor had friends who practiced jiu-jitsu and it was by their influence that Brito joined the sport/martial art at the age of 13, under the tutelage of instructor Othon Sevalho – founder of the Academia Clube Sevalho team.

Brito climbed jiu-jitsu’s teen belt system guided by Othon, though as Hygor reached the blue belt rank, the club closed down for an extended period. This was when the young teenager joined Master Nabil (Nabil Abdel Aziz), a former student of the legendary Omar Salum.

Competing in the colored belt divisions of Manaus local BJJ circuit, Hygor became recognized as one of the region’s most promising competitors. In trying to focus on making jiu-jitsu his profession, in 2016 Hygor moved to São Paulo to train with Cicero Costha where his good friend Diego Oliveira (Pato) already lived.

The experience with Cicero Costha exposed Hygor to a higher level of training partners and to one of the toughest competitive tours in the sport (São Paulo). Soon Brito’s name went from a state level rising star to nationwide hot prospect, which ultimately led to Hygor Brito’s black belt promotion on December 12, 2017.

Hygor Brito Grappling Record

31 WINS
  • BY POINTS
    10 (32%)
  • BY ADVANTAGES
    4 (13%)
  • BY SUBMISSION
    14 (45%)
  • BY DECISION
    2 (6%)
  • BY PENALTIES
    0 (0%)
  • BY EBI/OT
    1 (3%)

14 SUBMISSIONS WINS

#214eb8
Botinha
50
7
#86e620
Submission
14
2
#5AD3D1
Footlock
14
2
#d1212a
Armbar
7
1
#fad11b
Toe hold
7
1
#f58822
50/50 armbar
7
1
14
(100%) SUBMISSIONS
17 LOSSES
  • BY POINTS
    5 (29%)
  • BY ADVANTAGES
    2 (12%)
  • BY SUBMISSION
    6 (35%)
  • BY DECISION
    2 (12%)
  • BY PENALTIES
    1 (6%)
  • BY EBI/OT
    1 (6%)

6 SUBMISSIONS LOSSES

#214eb8
Armbar
17
1
#86e620
Clock choke
17
1
#5AD3D1
Triangle
17
1
#d1212a
Choke from back
17
1
#fad11b
Short choke
17
1
#f58822
Botinha
17
1
6
(100%) SUBMISSIONS

Hygor Brito Fight History

ID Opponent W/L Method Competition Weight Stage Year
16909Diego RamalhoDiego RamalhoLPts: 2x0ACBJJ NG Poland85KGF2018
16919Adam WardzinskiAdam WardzinskiLShort chokeACBJJ NG PolandABSF2018
16923Piotr FrechowiczLReferee DecisionACBJJ Poland85KG4F2018
17263Tony FerrazLPointsSao Paulo Open94KGSF2018
17674Fellipe AndrewFellipe AndrewLBotinhaCuritiba Sp. Open94KGF2018
18108Horlando MonteiroHorlando MonteiroLPts: 4x4, AdvSouth AmericanABSF2018
18611Henrique CardosoHenrique CardosoLPointsEuropean Open88KG4F2019
18708Gabriel AlmeidaGabriel AlmeidaLEBI/OTWAR SKC2ABSF2019
19977Kaynan DuarteKaynan DuarteLArmbarBrasileiroABSR32019
20141B. LimaLClock chokeSYR ClashABSSF2019
20268Dan BorovicDan BorovicLTriangleWorld Champ.94KGR12019
20312Felipe PenaFelipe PenaLChoke from backWorld Champ.ABSR12019
20713Ronaldo JuniorRonaldo JuniorLPts: 2x0Fresno OpenABSF2019
21206Fernando ReisFernando ReisLReferee DecisionGrand Slam LA94KGSF2019
21210Rafael VasconcelosRafael VasconcelosLPts: 2x2, PenGrand Slam LA94KGRPC2019
21600Adam WardzinskiAdam WardzinskiLPts: 2x0European NoGi91KG4F2019
21971Yan LucasYan LucasLPts: 2x2, AdvSouth AmericanABS4F2019
16789G. CasellaWBotinhaItalian Nat.ABSSF2018
16790Luca AnacoretaLuca AnacoretaWPts: 2x0Italian Nat.ABSF2018
16791G. CronembergWBotinhaItalian Nat.88KGF2018
16907Sergio RiosSergio RiosWReferee DecisionACBJJ NG Poland85KGSF2018
16916Kacper RotWFootlockACBJJ NG PolandABS4F2018
16918Andrzej MigajWPts: 6x0ACBJJ NG PolandABSSF2018
17166Paulo P.WBotinhaCircuito Interior88KGF2018
17671Mateus LascoWArmbarCuritiba Sp. Open94KG4F2018
17672Diogo NascimentoWAdvCuritiba Sp. Open94KGSF2018
17678Gabriel AzevedoWPts: 7x6Curitiba Sp. OpenABS4F2018
18096Alex GoulartWAdvSouth American94KGR12018
18097Antonio CarlosAntonio CarlosWPts: 2x0South American94KG4F2018
18099Flavio JunqueiraWPts: 2x0South American94KGSF2018
18101Gerard LabinskiGerard LabinskiWPts: 2x0South American94KGF2018
18103N/AWBotinhaSouth AmericanABSR12018
18105Advilson JuniorWAdvSouth AmericanABS4F2018
18107Antonio de PaduaWBotinhaSouth AmericanABSSF2018
18215Caue RodriguesWN/ABrasilia Open94KGSF2018
18216Vitor ToledoVitor ToledoWN/ABrasilia Open94KGF2018
18702Max BickertonWFootlockWAR SKC2ABSR12019
18704Omar CondeWToe holdWAR SKC2ABS4F2019
18706Charlie CawleyWEBI/OTWAR SKC2ABSSF2019
19909Henrique RiedlingerWN/ABrasileiro88KGR12019
19971J. OliveiraWAdvBrasileiroABSR22019
20139J. RiekstinsWPts: 5x0SYR ClashABSR12019
20140Luke HolnessWBotinhaSYR ClashABS4F2019
20542Nisar LoynabNisar LoynabWReferee DecisionF2W Pro 11788KGSPF2019
20709Alessandro SilvaWSubmissionFresno OpenABS4F2019
20712Piter FrankWBotinhaFresno OpenABSSF2019
21597Jacob StaaderWSubmissionEuropean NoGi91KGR12019
21965Paulo DantasW50/50 armbarSouth AmericanABSR12019
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