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Igor Schneider

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5050 Guard Instructional by Lachlan Giles

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 Grappling Record

66 WINS
  • BY POINTS
    48 (73%)
  • BY ADVANTAGES
    5 (8%)
  • BY SUBMISSION
    9 (14%)
  • BY DECISION
    4 (6%)
  • BY PENALTIES
    0 (0%)
  • BY DQ
    0 (0%)

9 SUBMISSIONS WINS

#214eb8
Bread slicer
22
2
#86e620
Cachecol choke
11
1
#5AD3D1
Choke
11
1
#d1212a
Choke from back
11
1
#fad11b
Verbal tap
11
1
#f58822
Lapel choke
11
1
#224aba
Toe hold
11
1
#ff9124
Submission
11
1
9
(100%) SUBMISSIONS
40 LOSSES
  • BY POINTS
    13 (33%)
  • BY ADVANTAGES
    6 (15%)
  • BY SUBMISSION
    17 (43%)
  • BY DECISION
    4 (10%)
  • BY PENALTIES
    0 (0%)
  • BY DQ
    0 (0%)

17 SUBMISSIONS LOSSES

#214eb8
Choke from back
24
4
#86e620
Choke
12
2
#5AD3D1
Triangle
6
1
#d1212a
Mounted X choke
6
1
#fad11b
Kneebar
6
1
#f58822
Kimura
6
1
#224aba
Crucifix choke
6
1
#ff9124
Short choke
6
1
#bf1f6c
Omoplata choke
6
1
#22c9a5
Omoplata
6
1
#fad223
Lapel choke
6
1
#03861f
Armbar
6
1
#039a1f
Arm in Ezekiel
6
1
17
(100%) SUBMISSIONS

Igor Schneider Fight History

ID Opponent W/L Method Competition Weight Stage Year
8050Gabriel LucasGabriel LucasLPts: 6x0Brazil Nat. ProO77KGF2015
8338Rodrigo RibeiroRodrigo RibeiroLPts: 0x0, AdvSP National ProO94KGR12015
8346Erberth SantosErberth SantosLChoke from backSP National ProO77KGSF2015
8647Gabriel LucasGabriel LucasLPts: 0x0, AdvGrand Slam RJO94KG4F2015
8664Andre CamposLReferee DecisionGrand Slam RJABSR12015
9315Joseph MokuLPts: 6x2Pan AmericanO100KGSF2016
9335Joao RochaJoao RochaLShort chokePan AmericanABSR22016
9436Keenan CorneliusKeenan CorneliusLOmoplata chokeMarianas OpenABSSF2016
9763Big MacLPts: 3x0BrasileiroO100KGF2016
9777Diego RamalhoDiego RamalhoLAdvBrasileiroABS8F2016
10110Rodrigo RibeiroRodrigo RibeiroLOmoplataSP BJJ ProO94KGF2016
11169Victor HonorioVictor HonorioLLapel chokeSouth AmericanABSSF2016
11196Victor HonorioVictor HonorioLPts: 0x0, AdvSouth AmericanO100KGF2016
12625Victor HonorioVictor HonorioLPts: 9x0BrasileiroABSRDS2017
12741Victor HonorioVictor HonorioLPts: 3x0BrasileiroO100KGF2017
12949Marcus AlmeidaMarcus AlmeidaLArmbarWorld Champ.ABS8F2017
13130Marcus AlmeidaMarcus AlmeidaLPts: 13x7World Champ.O100KG4F2017
13657Dimitrius SouzaDimitrius SouzaLPointsSao Paulo OpenABSSF2017
14280Guilherme CordiviolaGuilherme CordiviolaLPts: 3x0Grand Slam RJ110KG4F2017
14287Guilherme CordiviolaGuilherme CordiviolaLReferee DecisionGrand Slam RJ3RDRPC2017
14989Rodrigo RibeiroRodrigo RibeiroLReferee DecisionACB S. AmericanO95KGF2018
14993Isaque BahienseIsaque BahienseLPointsACB S. AmericanABSSF2018
16152Nicholas MeregaliNicholas MeregaliLArm in EzekielBrasileiro100KGF2018
16167Kitner MouraLPointsBrasileiroABS8F2018
16456Nicholas MeregaliNicholas MeregaliLTriangleWorld Champ.100KG4F2018
16487Felipe PenaFelipe PenaLMounted X chokeWorld Champ.ABS8F2018
16691Seif HoumineSeif HoumineLChokeACBJJ WorldO95KGF2018
16694Hugo MarquesHugo MarquesLPts: 2x0ACBJJ WorldABS4F2018
18136Erberth SantosErberth SantosLPts: 0x0, AdvGrand Slam RJ110KGSF2018
18140Guilherme CordiviolaGuilherme CordiviolaLReferee DecisionGrand Slam RJ110KG3RD2018
18714Seif HoumineSeif HoumineLChokeEuropean OpenO100KG4F2019
18733Gustavo BatistaGustavo BatistaLPts: 2x0European OpenABSSF2019
20054Rodrigo RodriguesLKneebarBrasileiro100KG4F2019
20091Rudson MateusRudson MateusLChoke from backBrasileiroABS4F2019
20409Mahamed AlyMahamed AlyLKimuraWorld Champ.100KG4F2019
20434Felipe PenaFelipe PenaLChoke from backWorld Champ.ABSR22019
20896Erberth SantosErberth SantosLChoke from backMundial CBJJEABSSF2019
22144Pedro SouzaLPts: 0x0, AdvSouth AmericanO100KGR12019
22517Rodrigo RibeiroRodrigo RibeiroLPointsGrand Slam AD120KGF2020
22541Fellipe TrovoFellipe TrovoLCrucifix chokeEuropean OpenABS4F2020
8045Igor RibeiroWReferee DecisionBrazil Nat. ProO77KGR12015
8046Gilmar OliveiraWAdvBrazil Nat. ProO77KG4F2015
8048Renato CardosoRenato CardosoWPts: 5x2Brazil Nat. ProO77KGSF2015
8643Otavio CoutinhoWPts: 8x0Grand Slam RJO94KG8F2015
9311Otavio NalatiWAdvPan AmericanO100KG8F2016
9314James PuopoloJames PuopoloWPts: 6x4Pan AmericanO100KG4F2016
9319Rodrigo FreitasRodrigo FreitasWPts: 0x0, AdvPan AmericanABSR12016
9432Bryant PangelinanWPts: 8x0Marianas OpenABS4F2016
9438Terrence AflagueWChokeMarianas OpenABS3RD2016
9756Max FreitasWPts: 6x0BrasileiroO100KGR12016
9761Otavio NalatiWPts: 6x0BrasileiroO100KG4F2016
9762Bruno NovaesWPts: 8x0BrasileiroO100KGSF2016
9765Rodrigo RibeiroRodrigo RibeiroWPts: 5x4BrasileiroABSRD2016
10108UnknownWPts: 11x0SP BJJ ProO94KG4F2016
10109Otavio NalatiWReferee DecisionSP BJJ ProO94KGSF2016
10543Felipe MouraWPts: 6x0Sao Paulo OpenO100KGSF2016
10544Kitner MouraWPts: 4x2Sao Paulo OpenO100KGF2016
11161Ricardo A.WChoke from backSouth AmericanABSR12016
11165Renato CardosoRenato CardosoWPts: 8x4South AmericanABS4F2016
11194Otavio NalatiWPointsSouth AmericanO100KGSF2016
12618Icaro OliveiraWPointsBrasileiroABSRDS2017
12738Otavio SerafimWPointsBrasileiroO100KG4F2017
12740Herico HesleyWPointsBrasileiroO100KGSF2017
12941Eliot KellyEliot KellyWPts: 4x0World Champ.ABSR12017
13124Hideki SekineWPts: 19x0World Champ.O100KG8F2017
13654Fernando BritoWPointsSao Paulo OpenO100KGSF2017
13655Kitner MouraWPointsSao Paulo OpenO100KGF2017
14285Gustavo DiasGustavo DiasWPointsGrand Slam RJ110KGRPC2017
14286Andre NettoWVerbal tapGrand Slam RJ110KGRPC2017
14986N/AWLapel chokeACB S. AmericanO95KGR12018
14987Fellipe TrovoFellipe TrovoWPts: 7x0ACB S. AmericanO95KG4F2018
14988Otavio NalatiWBread slicerACB S. AmericanO95KGSF2018
14990Guilherme AugustoGuilherme AugustoWReferee DecisionACB S. AmericanABSR12018
14992Renato CardosoRenato CardosoWPts: 2x0ACB S. AmericanABS4F2018
16145Bruno FerreiraBruno FerreiraWPointsBrasileiro100KGR12018
16147Marco AntonioWPointsBrasileiro100KG8F2018
16150Fernando ReisFernando ReisWPointsBrasileiro100KGSF2018
16453Charles KilyanWToe holdWorld Champ.100KG8F2018
16477Dainis NguyenWSubmissionWorld Champ.ABSRD2018
16617Otavio SerafimWReferee DecisionSP BJJ ProO94KGSF2018
16688Gabriel LucasGabriel LucasWPts: 5x0ACBJJ WorldO95KG4F2018
16690Otavio NalatiWPts: 5x0ACBJJ WorldO95KGSF2018
16693Otavio NalatiWPts: 5x2ACBJJ WorldABSR12018
18124Maik MatosWPts: 0x0, AdvGrand Slam RJ110KGR12018
18132Luiz HenriqueWPts: 12x0Grand Slam RJ110KG4F2018
18138Raphael SouzaWPts: 0x0, AdvGrand Slam RJ110KGRPC2018
18727Nicolas PenzerWPointsEuropean OpenABSR22019
19102Marcos MartinsMarcos MartinsWPts: 4x0CBJJE NG PanABSSF2019
19103N/AWPointsCBJJE NG PanABSF2019
19654Eduardo LopesEduardo LopesWPointsCuritiba ProO100KGSF2019
20047Rafael CabralWPointsBrasileiro100KGR12019
20072Cleyton FloresWCachecol chokeBrasileiroABSR22019
20401Rodrigo CavacaRodrigo CavacaWPts: 10x4World Champ.100KGR12019
20422Francisco IturraldeFrancisco IturraldeWPts: 11x2World Champ.ABSR12019
20891Otavio NalatiWPointsMundial CBJJEO100KG4F2019
20892N/AWPointsMundial CBJJEO100KGSF2019
20893Jonas MacielWPointsMundial CBJJEO100KGF2019
22021Felipe PinheiroWPointsRio BJJ ProO94KGSF2019
22022Pedro AgrizziWPointsRio BJJ ProO94KGF2019
22146Brenno NovaesWBread slicerSouth AmericanABSR12019
22154Harryson PereiraWPts: 4x0South AmericanABS4F2019
22515M. MakhmakhanovWPts: 5x0Grand Slam AD120KGSF2020
22535Igor MarquesWPts: 2x0European OpenABSR22020
22635Rodrigo RibeiroRodrigo RibeiroWPts: 3x0European OpenO100KG4F2020
22639Matheus FelipeMatheus FelipeWPts: 4x0European OpenO100KGSF2020
22640Seif HoumineSeif HoumineWPts: 5x0European OpenO100KGF2020

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