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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 RR 2017
Eliot Kelly W 0 2 0 World RR 2017
Marcus Almeida L 1 2 0 World 4F 2017
Hideki Sekine W 5 1 0 World RR 2017
Charles McGuire W 0 1 0 World 4F 2018
Dainis Nguyen W 3 1 0 World RR 2018
Rodrigo Cavaca W 2 2 0 World RR 2019
Francisco Iturralde 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
11
1
#5AD3D1
Choke from back
11
1
#d1212a
Verbal tap
11
1
#fad11b
Lapel choke
11
1
#f58822
Toe hold
11
1
#224aba
Submission
11
1
#ff9124
Cachecol 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
Kneebar
6
1
#d1212a
Kimura
6
1
#fad11b
Crucifix choke
6
1
#f58822
Short choke
6
1
#224aba
Omoplata choke
6
1
#ff9124
Omoplata
6
1
#bf1f6c
Lapel choke
6
1
#22c9a5
Armbar
6
1
#fad223
Arm in Ezekiel
6
1
#03861f
Triangle
6
1
#039a1f
Mounted X choke
6
1
17
(100%) SUBMISSIONS

Igor Schneider Fight History

ID Opponent W/L Method Competition Weight Stage Year
8054Gabriel LucasGabriel LucasLPts: 6x0Brazil Nat. ProO77KGF2015
8342Rodrigo RibeiroRodrigo RibeiroLPts: 0x0, AdvSP National ProO94KGR12015
8350Erberth SantosErberth SantosLChoke from backSP National ProO77KGSF2015
8651Gabriel LucasGabriel LucasLPts: 0x0, AdvGrand Slam RJO94KG4F2015
8668Andre CamposLReferee DecisionGrand Slam RJABSR12015
9332Joseph MokuLPts: 6x2Pan AmericanO100KGSF2016
9352Joao RochaJoao RochaLShort chokePan AmericanABSR22016
9457Keenan CorneliusKeenan CorneliusLOmoplata chokeMarianas OpenABSSF2016
9785Big MacLPts: 3x0BrasileiroO100KGF2016
9799Diego RamalhoDiego RamalhoLAdvBrasileiroABS8F2016
10133Rodrigo RibeiroRodrigo RibeiroLOmoplataSP BJJ ProO94KGF2016
11198Victor HonorioVictor HonorioLLapel chokeSouth AmericanABSSF2016
11225Victor HonorioVictor HonorioLPts: 0x0, AdvSouth AmericanO100KGF2016
12677Victor HonorioVictor HonorioLPts: 9x0BrasileiroABSRDS2017
12793Victor HonorioVictor HonorioLPts: 3x0BrasileiroO100KGF2017
13004Marcus AlmeidaMarcus AlmeidaLArmbarWorld Champ.ABS8F2017
13185Marcus AlmeidaMarcus AlmeidaLPts: 13x7World Champ.O100KG4F2017
13717Dimitrius SouzaDimitrius SouzaLPointsSao Paulo OpenABSSF2017
14346Guilherme CordiviolaGuilherme CordiviolaLPts: 3x0Grand Slam RJ110KG4F2017
14353Guilherme CordiviolaGuilherme CordiviolaLReferee DecisionGrand Slam RJ3RDRPC2017
15056Rodrigo RibeiroRodrigo RibeiroLReferee DecisionACB S. AmericanO95KGF2018
15060Isaque BahienseIsaque BahienseLPointsACB S. AmericanABSSF2018
16225Nicholas MeregaliNicholas MeregaliLArm in EzekielBrasileiro100KGF2018
16240Kitner MouraLPointsBrasileiroABS8F2018
16532Nicholas MeregaliNicholas MeregaliLTriangleWorld Champ.100KG4F2018
16563Felipe PenaFelipe PenaLMounted X chokeWorld Champ.ABS8F2018
16775Seif HoumineSeif HoumineLChokeACBJJ WorldO95KGF2018
16778Hugo MarquesHugo MarquesLPts: 2x0ACBJJ WorldABS4F2018
18241Erberth SantosErberth SantosLPts: 0x0, AdvGrand Slam RJ110KGSF2018
18245Guilherme CordiviolaGuilherme CordiviolaLReferee DecisionGrand Slam RJ110KG3RD2018
18841Seif HoumineSeif HoumineLChokeEuropean OpenO100KG4F2019
18860Gustavo BatistaGustavo BatistaLPts: 2x0European OpenABSSF2019
20204Rodrigo RodriguesLKneebarBrasileiro100KG4F2019
20241Rudson MateusRudson MateusLChoke from backBrasileiroABS4F2019
20564Mahamed AlyMahamed AlyLKimuraWorld Champ.100KG4F2019
20589Felipe PenaFelipe PenaLChoke from backWorld Champ.ABSR22019
21064Erberth SantosErberth SantosLChoke from backMundial CBJJEABSSF2019
22403Pedro SouzaLPts: 0x0, AdvSouth AmericanO100KGR12019
22792Rodrigo RibeiroRodrigo RibeiroLPointsGrand Slam AD120KGF2020
22826Fellipe TrovoFellipe TrovoLCrucifix chokeEuropean OpenABS4F2020
8049Igor RibeiroWReferee DecisionBrazil Nat. ProO77KGR12015
8050Gilmar OliveiraWAdvBrazil Nat. ProO77KG4F2015
8052Renato CardosoRenato CardosoWPts: 5x2Brazil Nat. ProO77KGSF2015
8647Otavio CoutinhoWPts: 8x0Grand Slam RJO94KG8F2015
9328Otavio NalatiWAdvPan AmericanO100KG8F2016
9331James PuopoloJames PuopoloWPts: 6x4Pan AmericanO100KG4F2016
9336Rodrigo FreitasRodrigo FreitasWPts: 0x0, AdvPan AmericanABSR12016
9453Bryant PangelinanWPts: 8x0Marianas OpenABS4F2016
9459Terrence AflagueWChokeMarianas OpenABS3RD2016
9778Max FreitasWPts: 6x0BrasileiroO100KGR12016
9783Otavio NalatiWPts: 6x0BrasileiroO100KG4F2016
9784Bruno NovaesWPts: 8x0BrasileiroO100KGSF2016
9787Rodrigo RibeiroRodrigo RibeiroWPts: 5x4BrasileiroABSRD2016
10131UnknownWPts: 11x0SP BJJ ProO94KG4F2016
10132Otavio NalatiWReferee DecisionSP BJJ ProO94KGSF2016
10566Felipe MouraWPts: 6x0Sao Paulo OpenO100KGSF2016
10567Kitner MouraWPts: 4x2Sao Paulo OpenO100KGF2016
11190Ricardo A.WChoke from backSouth AmericanABSR12016
11194Renato CardosoRenato CardosoWPts: 8x4South AmericanABS4F2016
11223Otavio NalatiWPointsSouth AmericanO100KGSF2016
12670Icaro OliveiraWPointsBrasileiroABSRDS2017
12790Otavio SerafimWPointsBrasileiroO100KG4F2017
12792Herico HesleyWPointsBrasileiroO100KGSF2017
12996Eliot KellyEliot KellyWPts: 4x0World Champ.ABSR12017
13179Hideki SekineWPts: 19x0World Champ.O100KG8F2017
13714Fernando BritoWPointsSao Paulo OpenO100KGSF2017
13715Kitner MouraWPointsSao Paulo OpenO100KGF2017
14351Gustavo DiasGustavo DiasWPointsGrand Slam RJ110KGRPC2017
14352Andre NettoWVerbal tapGrand Slam RJ110KGRPC2017
15053N/AWLapel chokeACB S. AmericanO95KGR12018
15054Fellipe TrovoFellipe TrovoWPts: 7x0ACB S. AmericanO95KG4F2018
15055Otavio NalatiWBread slicerACB S. AmericanO95KGSF2018
15057Guilherme AugustoGuilherme AugustoWReferee DecisionACB S. AmericanABSR12018
15059Renato CardosoRenato CardosoWPts: 2x0ACB S. AmericanABS4F2018
16218Bruno FerreiraBruno FerreiraWPointsBrasileiro100KGR12018
16220Marco AntonioWPointsBrasileiro100KG8F2018
16223Fernando ReisFernando ReisWPointsBrasileiro100KGSF2018
16529Charles KilyanWToe holdWorld Champ.100KG8F2018
16553Dainis NguyenWSubmissionWorld Champ.ABSRD2018
16697Otavio SerafimWReferee DecisionSP BJJ ProO94KGSF2018
16772Gabriel LucasGabriel LucasWPts: 5x0ACBJJ WorldO95KG4F2018
16774Otavio NalatiWPts: 5x0ACBJJ WorldO95KGSF2018
16777Otavio NalatiWPts: 5x2ACBJJ WorldABSR12018
18229Maik MatosWPts: 0x0, AdvGrand Slam RJ110KGR12018
18237Luiz HenriqueWPts: 12x0Grand Slam RJ110KG4F2018
18243Raphael SouzaWPts: 0x0, AdvGrand Slam RJ110KGRPC2018
18854Nicolas PenzerWPointsEuropean OpenABSR22019
19240Marcos MartinsMarcos MartinsWPts: 4x0CBJJE NG PanABSSF2019
19241N/AWPointsCBJJE NG PanABSF2019
19800Eduardo LopesEduardo LopesWPointsCuritiba ProO100KGSF2019
20197Rafael CabralWPointsBrasileiro100KGR12019
20222Cleyton FloresWCachecol chokeBrasileiroABSR22019
20556Rodrigo CavacaRodrigo CavacaWPts: 10x4World Champ.100KGR12019
20577Francisco IturraldeFrancisco IturraldeWPts: 11x2World Champ.ABSR12019
21059Otavio NalatiWPointsMundial CBJJEO100KG4F2019
21060N/AWPointsMundial CBJJEO100KGSF2019
21061Jonas MacielWPointsMundial CBJJEO100KGF2019
22273Felipe PinheiroWPointsRio BJJ ProO94KGSF2019
22274Pedro AgrizziWPointsRio BJJ ProO94KGF2019
22405Brenno NovaesWBread slicerSouth AmericanABSR12019
22413Harryson PereiraHarryson PereiraWPts: 4x0South AmericanABS4F2019
22790M. MakhmakhanovWPts: 5x0Grand Slam AD120KGSF2020
22820Igor MarquesWPts: 2x0European OpenABSR22020
22920Rodrigo RibeiroRodrigo RibeiroWPts: 3x0European OpenO100KG4F2020
22924Matheus FelipeMatheus FelipeWPts: 4x0European OpenO100KGSF2020
22925Seif HoumineSeif HoumineWPts: 5x0European OpenO100KGF2020

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