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Igor Schneider

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Igor Schneider, commonly known as “Tigrão” is a Brazilian jiu-jitsu black belt under Cicero Costha and a representative of the New School Brotherhood academy in the sport’s international circuit. Regarded as a hot prospect since he was a juvenile blue belt, Schneider cemented that claim by earning important medals across all belt levels, including a world title and numerous Brazilian National gold medals.

Igor Schneider Jiu-Jitsu

Full Name: Igor Gregório Schneider

Nickname: “Tigrão” which means Big Tiger in Portuguese. The nickname started with his first jiu-jitsu instructor, Lino Cotti. Cotti’s gym was a few blocks from Igor’s home, as such 10-year-old Schneider would often borrow his mother’s keys and walk by himself to the gym. One day Igor forgot his key at the gym, which had a miniature tiger as a keyring. Coach Lino Cotti found the tiger amusing and started calling Igor “Little Tiger”. As Schneider grew, the name changed to Big Tiger.

Lineage: Carlos Gracie > Helio Gracie > Rickson Gracie > Marcelo Behring > Waldomiro Perez > Roberto Godoi > Marco Barbosa > Cicero Costha > Igor Schneider

Main Achievements:

  • 1st Place IBJJF European Open (2020)
  • 1st Place IBJJF São Paulo Open (2016)
  • 1st Place IBJJF Rio BJJ Pro (2019)
  • 1st Place CBJJF Mundial Championship (2019)
  • 2nd Place CBJJ Brazilian Nationals (2016 / 2017 / 2018)
  • 2nd Place ACB South American Championship (2018)
  • 2nd Place IBJJF South American Championship (2016)
  • 3rd Place IBJJF European Open (2019)
  • 3rd Place UAEJJF Grand Slam, RJ (2017)

Main Achievements (Colored Belts):

  • 1st Place IBJJF World Championship (2011 blue juvenile)
  • 1st Place CBJJ Brazilian Nationals (2011** blue juvenile, 2013 purple, 2014 / 2015 brown)
  • 2nd Place IBJJF World Championship (2010 blue juvenile, 2011* blue juvenile, 2015 brown)
  • 2nd Place CBJJ Brazilian Nationals (2010 blue juvenile, 2015 brown, 2016)
  • 2nd Place IBJJF São Paulo Open (2012 purple)
  • 3rd Place CBJJ Brazilian Nationals (2010* blue juvenile, 2012 purple, 2014* brown)
  • 3rd Place IBJJF Rio Open (2013 purple)
  • 3rd Place IBJJF São Paulo Open (2013** purple)

* Absolute
** Weight and absolute

Favorite Position/Technique: Half-Guard

Weight Division: Pesadíssimo (+100kg/+221lbs)

Team/Association: New School Brotherhood

Igor Schneider Biography

Igor Schneider was born on the 1st of February, 1994 in São Paulo – Brazil, growing up in the municipality of Osasco, also in SP.

It was in Osasco that Igor stepped on a jiu-jitsu mat for the first time, at the age of 10, encouraged by his parents as a way to lose weight. Schneider’s first coach was Lino Cotti, also known as “Palito”, a student of Charles Faria – from the Equipe Godoi academy (later became G13).

Igor alternated his training between coach Palito and coach Faria up until his blue belt, then changing definitely to instructor Faria throughout his blue and purple belt campaigns.

By the end of 2012, Tigrão was already being pointed by the local media as one of the rising stars of the sport, after eye-opening performances at the Brazilian nationals and São Paulo Open. Believing in his talent, Igor decided to switch to a team that was more driven towards competition, finding the perfect environment at Cicero Costha‘s PSLPB academy.

Schneider’s talent truly came alight when training at PSLPB, earning both his brown and his black belt from the famed Cicero Costha – the latter awarded in June 2015.

In September 2015 internal divergences between head coach Costha and the team’s top competitor, Leandro Lo led the team to split, with many of the top competitors choosing Lo’s side. The group, which included Igor Schneider, founded a new academy later that year named New School Brotherhood.

Banner photo by Anderson Almeida of BJJ Mag.

Igor Schneider MATCH STATS

Overall Positions

CONQUERED MOVES AVERAGE 2.25

OVERALL CONQUERED

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Bottom Game

Top Game

Stand-up-game

Breakdown
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Bottom Game

Top Game

Stand-up-game

OPPONENT W/L TOP BOTTOM STAND UP EVENT ROUND YEAR
Marcus Almeida L 1 2 0 World 4F 2017
Hideki Sekine W 5 1 0 World RR 2017
Marcus Almeida L 1 2 0 World RR 2017
Eliot Kelly W 0 2 0 World RR 2017
Charles McGuire W 0 1 0 World 4F 2018
Dainis Nguyen W 3 1 0 World RR 2018
Francisco Iturralde W 2 2 0 World RR 2019
Rodrigo Cavaca W 2 2 0 World RR 2019

Igor Schneider Grappling Record

78 WINS
  • BY POINTS
    52 (67%)
  • BY ADVANTAGES
    7 (9%)
  • BY SUBMISSION
    14 (18%)
  • BY DECISION
    5 (6%)
  • BY PENALTIES
    0 (0%)
  • BY DQ
    0 (0%)

14 SUBMISSIONS WINS

#214eb8
Choke from back
21
3
#86e620
Choke
14
2
#5AD3D1
Bread slicer
14
2
#d1212a
Submission
14
2
#fad11b
Cachecol choke
14
2
#f58822
Verbal tap
7
1
#224aba
Lapel choke
7
1
#ff9124
Toe hold
7
1
14
(100%) SUBMISSIONS
48 LOSSES
  • BY POINTS
    18 (38%)
  • BY ADVANTAGES
    6 (13%)
  • BY SUBMISSION
    19 (40%)
  • BY DECISION
    5 (10%)
  • BY PENALTIES
    0 (0%)
  • BY DQ
    0 (0%)

19 SUBMISSIONS LOSSES

#214eb8
Choke from back
21
4
#86e620
Short choke
11
2
#5AD3D1
Armbar
11
2
#d1212a
Choke
11
2
#fad11b
Omoplata choke
5
1
#f58822
Omoplata
5
1
#224aba
Lapel choke
5
1
#ff9124
Arm in Ezekiel
5
1
#bf1f6c
Triangle
5
1
#22c9a5
Mounted X choke
5
1
#fad223
Kneebar
5
1
#03861f
Kimura
5
1
#039a1f
Crucifix choke
5
1
19
(100%) SUBMISSIONS

Igor Schneider Fight History

ID Opponent W/L Method Competition Weight Stage Year
8061Gabriel LucasGabriel LucasLPts: 6x0Brazil Nat. ProO77KGF2015
8349Rodrigo RibeiroRodrigo RibeiroLPts: 0x0, AdvSP National ProO94KGR12015
8357Erberth SantosErberth SantosLChoke from backSP National ProO77KGSF2015
8658Gabriel LucasGabriel LucasLPts: 0x0, AdvGrand Slam RJO94KG4F2015
8675Andre CamposLReferee DecisionGrand Slam RJABSR12015
9339Joseph MokuLPts: 6x2Pan AmericanO100KGSF2016
9359Joao RochaJoao RochaLShort chokePan AmericanABSR22016
9464Keenan CorneliusKeenan CorneliusLOmoplata chokeMarianas OpenABSSF2016
9792Big MacLPts: 3x0BrasileiroO100KGF2016
9806Diego RamalhoDiego RamalhoLAdvBrasileiroABS8F2016
10140Rodrigo RibeiroRodrigo RibeiroLOmoplataSP BJJ ProO94KGF2016
11205Victor HonorioVictor HonorioLLapel chokeSouth AmericanABSSF2016
11232Victor HonorioVictor HonorioLPts: 0x0, AdvSouth AmericanO100KGF2016
12684Victor HonorioVictor HonorioLPts: 9x0BrasileiroABSRDS2017
12800Victor HonorioVictor HonorioLPts: 3x0BrasileiroO100KGF2017
13011Marcus AlmeidaMarcus AlmeidaLArmbarWorld Champ.ABS8F2017
13192Marcus AlmeidaMarcus AlmeidaLPts: 13x7World Champ.O100KG4F2017
13726Dimitrius SouzaDimitrius SouzaLPointsSao Paulo OpenABSSF2017
14355Guilherme CordiviolaGuilherme CordiviolaLPts: 3x0Grand Slam RJ110KG4F2017
14362Guilherme CordiviolaGuilherme CordiviolaLReferee DecisionGrand Slam RJ3RDRPC2017
15072Rodrigo RibeiroRodrigo RibeiroLReferee DecisionACB S. AmericanO95KGF2018
15076Isaque BahienseIsaque BahienseLPointsACB S. AmericanABSSF2018
16241Nicholas MeregaliNicholas MeregaliLArm in EzekielBrasileiro100KGF2018
16256Kitner MouraLPointsBrasileiroABS8F2018
16548Nicholas MeregaliNicholas MeregaliLTriangleWorld Champ.100KG4F2018
16579Felipe PenaFelipe PenaLMounted X chokeWorld Champ.ABS8F2018
16791Seif HoumineSeif HoumineLChokeACBJJ WorldO95KGF2018
16794Hugo MarquesHugo MarquesLPts: 2x0ACBJJ WorldABS4F2018
18266Erberth SantosErberth SantosLPts: 0x0, AdvGrand Slam RJ110KGSF2018
18270Guilherme CordiviolaGuilherme CordiviolaLReferee DecisionGrand Slam RJ110KG3RD2018
18867Seif HoumineSeif HoumineLChokeEuropean OpenO100KG4F2019
18886Gustavo BatistaGustavo BatistaLPts: 2x0European OpenABSSF2019
20251Rodrigo RodriguesLKneebarBrasileiro100KG4F2019
20288Rudson MateusRudson MateusLChoke from backBrasileiroABS4F2019
20613Mahamed AlyMahamed AlyLKimuraWorld Champ.100KG4F2019
20638Felipe PenaFelipe PenaLChoke from backWorld Champ.ABSR22019
21116Erberth SantosErberth SantosLChoke from backMundial CBJJEABSSF2019
22481Pedro SouzaLPts: 0x0, AdvSouth AmericanO100KGR12019
22882Rodrigo RibeiroRodrigo RibeiroLPointsGrand Slam AD120KGF2020
22918Fellipe TrovoFellipe TrovoLCrucifix chokeEuropean OpenABS4F2020
24618Wallace CostaWallace CostaLPts: 7x0Grand Slam RJ120KGF2020
24719Wallace CostaWallace CostaLPointsSouth AmericanABS4F2020
24781Pedro AlexPedro AlexLShort chokeSouth AmericanO100KG4F2020
25164Pedro AlexPedro AlexLReferee DecisionRio OpenO100KGSF2021
26266Felipe BezerraFelipe BezerraLPts: 2x1SA Cont. Pro120KG4F2021
26271Pedro AlexPedro AlexLPts: 4x1SA Cont. Pro120KGRPC2021
28371Roosevelt SousaRoosevelt SousaLPts: 6x4Grand Slam RJ120KG4F2021
28378Roosevelt SousaRoosevelt SousaLArmbarGrand Slam RJ120KG3RD2021
8056Igor RibeiroWReferee DecisionBrazil Nat. ProO77KGR12015
8057Gilmar OliveiraWAdvBrazil Nat. ProO77KG4F2015
8059Renato CardosoRenato CardosoWPts: 5x2Brazil Nat. ProO77KGSF2015
8654Otavio CoutinhoWPts: 8x0Grand Slam RJO94KG8F2015
9335Otavio NalatiWAdvPan AmericanO100KG8F2016
9338James PuopoloJames PuopoloWPts: 6x4Pan AmericanO100KG4F2016
9343Rodrigo FreitasRodrigo FreitasWPts: 0x0, AdvPan AmericanABSR12016
9460Bryant PangelinanWPts: 8x0Marianas OpenABS4F2016
9466Terrence AflagueWChokeMarianas OpenABS3RD2016
9785Max FreitasWPts: 6x0BrasileiroO100KGR12016
9790Otavio NalatiWPts: 6x0BrasileiroO100KG4F2016
9791Bruno NovaesWPts: 8x0BrasileiroO100KGSF2016
9794Rodrigo RibeiroRodrigo RibeiroWPts: 5x4BrasileiroABSRD2016
10138UnknownWPts: 11x0SP BJJ ProO94KG4F2016
10139Otavio NalatiWReferee DecisionSP BJJ ProO94KGSF2016
10573Felipe MouraWPts: 6x0Sao Paulo OpenO100KGSF2016
10574Kitner MouraWPts: 4x2Sao Paulo OpenO100KGF2016
11197Ricardo A.WChoke from backSouth AmericanABSR12016
11201Renato CardosoRenato CardosoWPts: 8x4South AmericanABS4F2016
11230Otavio NalatiWPointsSouth AmericanO100KGSF2016
12677Icaro OliveiraWPointsBrasileiroABSRDS2017
12797Otavio SerafimWPointsBrasileiroO100KG4F2017
12799Herico HesleyWPointsBrasileiroO100KGSF2017
13003Eliot KellyEliot KellyWPts: 4x0World Champ.ABSR12017
13186Hideki SekineWPts: 19x0World Champ.O100KG8F2017
13723Fernando BritoWPointsSao Paulo OpenO100KGSF2017
13724Kitner MouraWPointsSao Paulo OpenO100KGF2017
14360Gustavo DiasGustavo DiasWPointsGrand Slam RJ110KGRPC2017
14361Andre NettoWVerbal tapGrand Slam RJ110KGRPC2017
15069N/AWLapel chokeACB S. AmericanO95KGR12018
15070Fellipe TrovoFellipe TrovoWPts: 7x0ACB S. AmericanO95KG4F2018
15071Otavio NalatiWBread slicerACB S. AmericanO95KGSF2018
15073Guilherme AugustoGuilherme AugustoWReferee DecisionACB S. AmericanABSR12018
15075Renato CardosoRenato CardosoWPts: 2x0ACB S. AmericanABS4F2018
16234Bruno FerreiraBruno FerreiraWPointsBrasileiro100KGR12018
16236Marco AntonioWPointsBrasileiro100KG8F2018
16239Fernando ReisFernando ReisWPointsBrasileiro100KGSF2018
16545Charles KilyanWToe holdWorld Champ.100KG8F2018
16569Dainis NguyenWSubmissionWorld Champ.ABSRD2018
16713Otavio SerafimWReferee DecisionSP BJJ ProO94KGSF2018
16788Gabriel LucasGabriel LucasWPts: 5x0ACBJJ WorldO95KG4F2018
16790Otavio NalatiWPts: 5x0ACBJJ WorldO95KGSF2018
16793Otavio NalatiWPts: 5x2ACBJJ WorldABSR12018
18254Maik MatosWPts: 0x0, AdvGrand Slam RJ110KGR12018
18262Luiz HenriqueWPts: 12x0Grand Slam RJ110KG4F2018
18268Raphael SouzaWPts: 0x0, AdvGrand Slam RJ110KGRPC2018
18880Nicolas PenzerWPointsEuropean OpenABSR22019
19276Marcos MartinsMarcos MartinsWPts: 4x0CBJJE NG PanABSSF2019
19277N/AWPointsCBJJE NG PanABSF2019
19846Eduardo LopesEduardo LopesWPointsCuritiba ProO100KGSF2019
20244Rafael CabralWPointsBrasileiro100KGR12019
20269Cleyton FloresWCachecol chokeBrasileiroABSR22019
20605Rodrigo CavacaRodrigo CavacaWPts: 10x4World Champ.100KGR12019
20626Francisco IturraldeFrancisco IturraldeWPts: 11x2World Champ.ABSR12019
21111Otavio NalatiWPointsMundial CBJJEO100KG4F2019
21112N/AWPointsMundial CBJJEO100KGSF2019
21113Jonas MacielWPointsMundial CBJJEO100KGF2019
22344Felipe PinheiroWPointsRio BJJ ProO94KGSF2019
22345Pedro AgrizziPedro AgrizziWPointsRio BJJ ProO94KGF2019
22483Brenno NovaesWBread slicerSouth AmericanABSR12019
22491Harryson PereiraHarryson PereiraWPts: 4x0South AmericanABS4F2019
22880M. MakhmakhanovWPts: 5x0Grand Slam AD120KGSF2020
22912Igor MarquesWPts: 2x0European OpenABSR22020
23012Rodrigo RibeiroRodrigo RibeiroWPts: 3x0European OpenO100KG4F2020
23016Matheus FelipeMatheus FelipeWPts: 4x0European OpenO100KGSF2020
23017Seif HoumineSeif HoumineWPts: 5x0European OpenO100KGF2020
24607Andre RudolfoWPts: 12x3Grand Slam RJ120KG8F2020
24615Rafael MiyanishiWSubmissionGrand Slam RJ120KG4F2020
24715Darlan CasacaWChokeSouth AmericanABS8F2020
24818Marcus RibeiroMarcus RibeiroWPts: 0x0, AdvBig Deal ProABS4F2020
24821Douglas PithanWCachecol chokeBig Deal ProABSSF2020
24822Harryson PereiraHarryson PereiraWPts: 0x0, AdvBig Deal ProABSF2020
25160Pablo AlmeidaWChoke from backRio OpenO100KG4F2021
26262Gabriel DanielskiWChoke from backSA Cont. Pro120KGR12021
26633Otavio NalatiWPts: 13x0Big Deal Pro 3O100KGSPF2021
27876Cleyton FloresWReferee DecisionBrasileiroO100KG4F2021
28366Andre RudolfoWPts: 3x0Grand Slam RJ120KGR12021
28376Leonardo LemosWPts: 4x0Grand Slam RJ120KGRPC2021

Igor Schneider vs Erberth Santos

 

High Percentage Chokes  Instructional by Lachlan Giles

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