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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
Eliot Kelly W 0 2 0 World RR 2017
Marcus Almeida L 1 2 0 World RR 2017
Dainis Nguyen W 3 1 0 World RR 2018
Charles McGuire W 0 1 0 World 4F 2018
Francisco Iturralde W 2 2 0 World RR 2019
Rodrigo Cavaca W 2 2 0 World RR 2019

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
Choke from back
11
1
#5AD3D1
Verbal tap
11
1
#d1212a
Lapel choke
11
1
#fad11b
Toe hold
11
1
#f58822
Submission
11
1
#224aba
Cachecol choke
11
1
#ff9124
Choke
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
Short choke
6
1
#d1212a
Omoplata choke
6
1
#fad11b
Omoplata
6
1
#f58822
Lapel choke
6
1
#224aba
Armbar
6
1
#ff9124
Arm in Ezekiel
6
1
#bf1f6c
Triangle
6
1
#22c9a5
Mounted X choke
6
1
#fad223
Kneebar
6
1
#03861f
Kimura
6
1
#039a1f
Crucifix choke
6
1
17
(100%) SUBMISSIONS

Igor Schneider Fight History

ID Opponent W/L Method Competition Weight Stage Year
8052Gabriel LucasGabriel LucasLPts: 6x0Brazil Nat. ProO77KGF2015
8340Rodrigo RibeiroRodrigo RibeiroLPts: 0x0, AdvSP National ProO94KGR12015
8348Erberth SantosErberth SantosLChoke from backSP National ProO77KGSF2015
8649Gabriel LucasGabriel LucasLPts: 0x0, AdvGrand Slam RJO94KG4F2015
8666Andre CamposLReferee DecisionGrand Slam RJABSR12015
9328Joseph MokuLPts: 6x2Pan AmericanO100KGSF2016
9348Joao RochaJoao RochaLShort chokePan AmericanABSR22016
9451Keenan CorneliusKeenan CorneliusLOmoplata chokeMarianas OpenABSSF2016
9778Big MacLPts: 3x0BrasileiroO100KGF2016
9792Diego RamalhoDiego RamalhoLAdvBrasileiroABS8F2016
10126Rodrigo RibeiroRodrigo RibeiroLOmoplataSP BJJ ProO94KGF2016
11186Victor HonorioVictor HonorioLLapel chokeSouth AmericanABSSF2016
11213Victor HonorioVictor HonorioLPts: 0x0, AdvSouth AmericanO100KGF2016
12651Victor HonorioVictor HonorioLPts: 9x0BrasileiroABSRDS2017
12767Victor HonorioVictor HonorioLPts: 3x0BrasileiroO100KGF2017
12975Marcus AlmeidaMarcus AlmeidaLArmbarWorld Champ.ABS8F2017
13156Marcus AlmeidaMarcus AlmeidaLPts: 13x7World Champ.O100KG4F2017
13687Dimitrius SouzaDimitrius SouzaLPointsSao Paulo OpenABSSF2017
14314Guilherme CordiviolaGuilherme CordiviolaLPts: 3x0Grand Slam RJ110KG4F2017
14321Guilherme CordiviolaGuilherme CordiviolaLReferee DecisionGrand Slam RJ3RDRPC2017
15024Rodrigo RibeiroRodrigo RibeiroLReferee DecisionACB S. AmericanO95KGF2018
15028Isaque BahienseIsaque BahienseLPointsACB S. AmericanABSSF2018
16193Nicholas MeregaliNicholas MeregaliLArm in EzekielBrasileiro100KGF2018
16208Kitner MouraLPointsBrasileiroABS8F2018
16500Nicholas MeregaliNicholas MeregaliLTriangleWorld Champ.100KG4F2018
16531Felipe PenaFelipe PenaLMounted X chokeWorld Champ.ABS8F2018
16739Seif HoumineSeif HoumineLChokeACBJJ WorldO95KGF2018
16742Hugo MarquesHugo MarquesLPts: 2x0ACBJJ WorldABS4F2018
18199Erberth SantosErberth SantosLPts: 0x0, AdvGrand Slam RJ110KGSF2018
18203Guilherme CordiviolaGuilherme CordiviolaLReferee DecisionGrand Slam RJ110KG3RD2018
18788Seif HoumineSeif HoumineLChokeEuropean OpenO100KG4F2019
18807Gustavo BatistaGustavo BatistaLPts: 2x0European OpenABSSF2019
20135Rodrigo RodriguesLKneebarBrasileiro100KG4F2019
20172Rudson MateusRudson MateusLChoke from backBrasileiroABS4F2019
20492Mahamed AlyMahamed AlyLKimuraWorld Champ.100KG4F2019
20517Felipe PenaFelipe PenaLChoke from backWorld Champ.ABSR22019
20986Erberth SantosErberth SantosLChoke from backMundial CBJJEABSSF2019
22277Pedro SouzaLPts: 0x0, AdvSouth AmericanO100KGR12019
22661Rodrigo RibeiroRodrigo RibeiroLPointsGrand Slam AD120KGF2020
22686Fellipe TrovoFellipe TrovoLCrucifix chokeEuropean OpenABS4F2020
8047Igor RibeiroWReferee DecisionBrazil Nat. ProO77KGR12015
8048Gilmar OliveiraWAdvBrazil Nat. ProO77KG4F2015
8050Renato CardosoRenato CardosoWPts: 5x2Brazil Nat. ProO77KGSF2015
8645Otavio CoutinhoWPts: 8x0Grand Slam RJO94KG8F2015
9324Otavio NalatiWAdvPan AmericanO100KG8F2016
9327James PuopoloJames PuopoloWPts: 6x4Pan AmericanO100KG4F2016
9332Rodrigo FreitasRodrigo FreitasWPts: 0x0, AdvPan AmericanABSR12016
9447Bryant PangelinanWPts: 8x0Marianas OpenABS4F2016
9453Terrence AflagueWChokeMarianas OpenABS3RD2016
9771Max FreitasWPts: 6x0BrasileiroO100KGR12016
9776Otavio NalatiWPts: 6x0BrasileiroO100KG4F2016
9777Bruno NovaesWPts: 8x0BrasileiroO100KGSF2016
9780Rodrigo RibeiroRodrigo RibeiroWPts: 5x4BrasileiroABSRD2016
10124UnknownWPts: 11x0SP BJJ ProO94KG4F2016
10125Otavio NalatiWReferee DecisionSP BJJ ProO94KGSF2016
10559Felipe MouraWPts: 6x0Sao Paulo OpenO100KGSF2016
10560Kitner MouraWPts: 4x2Sao Paulo OpenO100KGF2016
11178Ricardo A.WChoke from backSouth AmericanABSR12016
11182Renato CardosoRenato CardosoWPts: 8x4South AmericanABS4F2016
11211Otavio NalatiWPointsSouth AmericanO100KGSF2016
12644Icaro OliveiraWPointsBrasileiroABSRDS2017
12764Otavio SerafimWPointsBrasileiroO100KG4F2017
12766Herico HesleyWPointsBrasileiroO100KGSF2017
12967Eliot KellyEliot KellyWPts: 4x0World Champ.ABSR12017
13150Hideki SekineWPts: 19x0World Champ.O100KG8F2017
13684Fernando BritoWPointsSao Paulo OpenO100KGSF2017
13685Kitner MouraWPointsSao Paulo OpenO100KGF2017
14319Gustavo DiasGustavo DiasWPointsGrand Slam RJ110KGRPC2017
14320Andre NettoWVerbal tapGrand Slam RJ110KGRPC2017
15021N/AWLapel chokeACB S. AmericanO95KGR12018
15022Fellipe TrovoFellipe TrovoWPts: 7x0ACB S. AmericanO95KG4F2018
15023Otavio NalatiWBread slicerACB S. AmericanO95KGSF2018
15025Guilherme AugustoGuilherme AugustoWReferee DecisionACB S. AmericanABSR12018
15027Renato CardosoRenato CardosoWPts: 2x0ACB S. AmericanABS4F2018
16186Bruno FerreiraBruno FerreiraWPointsBrasileiro100KGR12018
16188Marco AntonioWPointsBrasileiro100KG8F2018
16191Fernando ReisFernando ReisWPointsBrasileiro100KGSF2018
16497Charles KilyanWToe holdWorld Champ.100KG8F2018
16521Dainis NguyenWSubmissionWorld Champ.ABSRD2018
16661Otavio SerafimWReferee DecisionSP BJJ ProO94KGSF2018
16736Gabriel LucasGabriel LucasWPts: 5x0ACBJJ WorldO95KG4F2018
16738Otavio NalatiWPts: 5x0ACBJJ WorldO95KGSF2018
16741Otavio NalatiWPts: 5x2ACBJJ WorldABSR12018
18187Maik MatosWPts: 0x0, AdvGrand Slam RJ110KGR12018
18195Luiz HenriqueWPts: 12x0Grand Slam RJ110KG4F2018
18201Raphael SouzaWPts: 0x0, AdvGrand Slam RJ110KGRPC2018
18801Nicolas PenzerWPointsEuropean OpenABSR22019
19180Marcos MartinsMarcos MartinsWPts: 4x0CBJJE NG PanABSSF2019
19181N/AWPointsCBJJE NG PanABSF2019
19735Eduardo LopesEduardo LopesWPointsCuritiba ProO100KGSF2019
20128Rafael CabralWPointsBrasileiro100KGR12019
20153Cleyton FloresWCachecol chokeBrasileiroABSR22019
20484Rodrigo CavacaRodrigo CavacaWPts: 10x4World Champ.100KGR12019
20505Francisco IturraldeFrancisco IturraldeWPts: 11x2World Champ.ABSR12019
20981Otavio NalatiWPointsMundial CBJJEO100KG4F2019
20982N/AWPointsMundial CBJJEO100KGSF2019
20983Jonas MacielWPointsMundial CBJJEO100KGF2019
22147Felipe PinheiroWPointsRio BJJ ProO94KGSF2019
22148Pedro AgrizziWPointsRio BJJ ProO94KGF2019
22279Brenno NovaesWBread slicerSouth AmericanABSR12019
22287Harryson PereiraHarryson PereiraWPts: 4x0South AmericanABS4F2019
22659M. MakhmakhanovWPts: 5x0Grand Slam AD120KGSF2020
22680Igor MarquesWPts: 2x0European OpenABSR22020
22780Rodrigo RibeiroRodrigo RibeiroWPts: 3x0European OpenO100KG4F2020
22784Matheus FelipeMatheus FelipeWPts: 4x0European OpenO100KGSF2020
22785Seif HoumineSeif HoumineWPts: 5x0European OpenO100KGF2020

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