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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 World Championship (2021)
  • 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.

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Igor Schneider Grappling Record

109 WINS
  • BY POINTS
    72 (66%)
  • BY ADVANTAGES
    8 (7%)
  • BY SUBMISSION
    23 (21%)
  • BY DECISION
    6 (6%)
  • BY PENALTIES
    0 (0%)
  • BY DQ
    0 (0%)

23 SUBMISSIONS WINS

#214eb8
Cachecol choke
30
7
#86e620
Choke from back
30
7
#5AD3D1
Choke
9
2
#d1212a
Bread slicer
9
2
#fad11b
Submission
9
2
#f58822
Verbal tap
4
1
#224aba
Lapel choke
4
1
#ff9124
Toe hold
4
1
23
(100%) SUBMISSIONS
63 LOSSES
  • BY POINTS
    26 (41%)
  • BY ADVANTAGES
    8 (13%)
  • BY SUBMISSION
    23 (37%)
  • BY DECISION
    6 (10%)
  • BY PENALTIES
    0 (0%)
  • BY DQ
    0 (0%)

23 SUBMISSIONS LOSSES

#214eb8
Choke from back
17
4
#86e620
Armbar
13
3
#5AD3D1
Choke
9
2
#d1212a
Kneebar
9
2
#fad11b
Short choke
9
2
#f58822
Triangle
4
1
#224aba
Mounted X choke
4
1
#ff9124
Kimura
4
1
#bf1f6c
Crucifix choke
4
1
#22c9a5
Clock choke
4
1
#fad223
Aoki lock
4
1
#03861f
Omoplata choke
4
1
#039a1f
Omoplata
4
1
#03b41f
Lapel choke
4
1
#03c61f
Arm in Ezekiel
4
1
23
(100%) SUBMISSIONS

Igor Schneider Fight History

ID Opponent W/L Method Competition Weight Stage Year
8081Gabriel LucasGabriel LucasLPts: 6x0Brazil Nat. ProO77KGF2015
8369Rodrigo RibeiroRodrigo RibeiroLPts: 0x0, AdvSP National ProO94KGR12015
8377Erberth SantosErberth SantosLChoke from backSP National ProO77KGSF2015
8678Gabriel LucasGabriel LucasLPts: 0x0, AdvGrand Slam RJO94KG4F2015
8695Andre CamposLReferee DecisionGrand Slam RJABSR12015
9359Joseph MokuLPts: 6x2Pan AmericanO100KGSF2016
9379Joao RochaJoao RochaLShort chokePan AmericanABSR22016
9484Keenan CorneliusKeenan CorneliusLOmoplata chokeMarianas OpenABSSF2016
9812Big MacLPts: 3x0BrasileiroO100KGF2016
9826Diego RamalhoDiego RamalhoLAdvBrasileiroABS8F2016
10160Rodrigo RibeiroRodrigo RibeiroLOmoplataSP BJJ ProO94KGF2016
11225Victor HonorioVictor HonorioLLapel chokeSouth AmericanABSSF2016
11252Victor HonorioVictor HonorioLPts: 0x0, AdvSouth AmericanO100KGF2016
12710Victor HonorioVictor HonorioLPts: 9x0BrasileiroABSRDS2017
12826Victor HonorioVictor HonorioLPts: 3x0BrasileiroO100KGF2017
13037Marcus AlmeidaMarcus AlmeidaLArmbarWorld Champ.ABS8F2017
13218Marcus AlmeidaMarcus AlmeidaLPts: 13x7World Champ.O100KG4F2017
13753Dimitrius SouzaDimitrius SouzaLPointsSao Paulo OpenABSSF2017
14387Guilherme CordiviolaGuilherme CordiviolaLPts: 3x0Grand Slam RJ110KG4F2017
14394Guilherme CordiviolaGuilherme CordiviolaLReferee DecisionGrand Slam RJ3RDRPC2017
15115Rodrigo RibeiroRodrigo RibeiroLReferee DecisionACB S. AmericanO95KGF2018
15119Isaque BahienseIsaque BahienseLPointsACB S. AmericanABSSF2018
16286Nicholas MeregaliNicholas MeregaliLArm in EzekielBrasileiro100KGF2018
16301Kitner MouraLPointsBrasileiroABS8F2018
16593Nicholas MeregaliNicholas MeregaliLTriangleWorld Champ.100KG4F2018
16624Felipe PenaFelipe PenaLMounted X chokeWorld Champ.ABS8F2018
16841Seif HoumineSeif HoumineLChokeACBJJ WorldO95KGF2018
16844Hugo MarquesHugo MarquesLPts: 2x0ACBJJ WorldABS4F2018
18342Erberth SantosErberth SantosLPts: 0x0, AdvGrand Slam RJ110KGSF2018
18346Guilherme CordiviolaGuilherme CordiviolaLReferee DecisionGrand Slam RJ110KG3RD2018
18948Seif HoumineSeif HoumineLChokeEuropean OpenO100KG4F2019
18967Gustavo BatistaGustavo BatistaLPts: 2x0European OpenABSSF2019
20348Rodrigo RodriguesLKneebarBrasileiro100KG4F2019
20385Rudson MateusRudson MateusLChoke from backBrasileiroABS4F2019
20713Mahamed AlyMahamed AlyLKimuraWorld Champ.100KG4F2019
20738Felipe PenaFelipe PenaLChoke from backWorld Champ.ABSR22019
21218Erberth SantosErberth SantosLChoke from backMundial CBJJEABSSF2019
22610Pedro SouzaLPts: 0x0, AdvSouth AmericanO100KGR12019
23022Rodrigo RibeiroRodrigo RibeiroLPointsGrand Slam AD120KGF2020
23063Fellipe TrovoFellipe TrovoLCrucifix chokeEuropean OpenABS4F2020
24794Wallace CostaWallace CostaLPts: 7x0Grand Slam RJ120KGF2020
24899Wallace CostaWallace CostaLPointsSouth AmericanABS4F2020
24961Pedro AlexPedro AlexLShort chokeSouth AmericanO100KG4F2020
25360Pedro AlexPedro AlexLReferee DecisionRio OpenO100KGSF2021
26475Felipe BezerraFelipe BezerraLPts: 2x1SA Cont. Pro120KG4F2021
26480Pedro AlexPedro AlexLPts: 4x1SA Cont. Pro120KGRPC2021
28604Roosevelt SousaRoosevelt SousaLPts: 6x4Grand Slam RJ120KG4F2021
28611Roosevelt SousaRoosevelt SousaLArmbarGrand Slam RJ120KG3RD2021
29603Max GimenisMax GimenisLPts: 8x0World Champ.O100KGSF2021
30184Victor HugoVictor HugoLReferee DecisionF2W 193O93KGSPF2022
31732Roosevelt SousaRoosevelt SousaLPts: 2x0Pan AmericanO100KG4F2022
33037Wallace CostaWallace CostaLPts: 6x5World Champ.O100KG4F2022
33726Manuel RibamarManuel RibamarLPointsAustin SMOABSF2022
35634Francisco CuneoFrancisco CuneoLPts: 0x0, AdvNoGi PanABS4F2022
40007Pedro AlexPedro AlexLClock chokeHouston OpenO100KGSF2023
40037Giancarlo BodoniGiancarlo BodoniLArmbarHouston OpenABSF2023
41651Pedro AlexPedro AlexLPointsAustin SMOO100KGSF2023
41674Pedro AlexPedro AlexLPointsAustin NGOO97KGF2023
41679Bruno MatiasBruno MatiasLN/AAustin NGOABS4F2023
41682Alejandro TolmosLN/AAustin NGOABSSF2023
43464Roosevelt SousaRoosevelt SousaLKneebarNoGi PanO97KGSF2023
45648Austin OrandayAustin OrandayLAoki lockWaco NGOABSSF2023
45823Gabriel OliveiraGabriel OliveiraLPts: 0x0, AdvNoGi WorldO97KG4F2023
8076Igor RibeiroWReferee DecisionBrazil Nat. ProO77KGR12015
8077Gilmar OliveiraWAdvBrazil Nat. ProO77KG4F2015
8079Renato CardosoRenato CardosoWPts: 5x2Brazil Nat. ProO77KGSF2015
8674Otavio CoutinhoWPts: 8x0Grand Slam RJO94KG8F2015
9355Otavio NalatiWAdvPan AmericanO100KG8F2016
9358James PuopoloJames PuopoloWPts: 6x4Pan AmericanO100KG4F2016
9363Rodrigo FreitasRodrigo FreitasWPts: 0x0, AdvPan AmericanABSR12016
9480Bryant PangelinanWPts: 8x0Marianas OpenABS4F2016
9486Terrence AflagueWChokeMarianas OpenABS3RD2016
9805Max FreitasWPts: 6x0BrasileiroO100KGR12016
9810Otavio NalatiWPts: 6x0BrasileiroO100KG4F2016
9811Bruno NovaesWPts: 8x0BrasileiroO100KGSF2016
9814Rodrigo RibeiroRodrigo RibeiroWPts: 5x4BrasileiroABSRD2016
10158UnknownWPts: 11x0SP BJJ ProO94KG4F2016
10159Otavio NalatiWReferee DecisionSP BJJ ProO94KGSF2016
10593Felipe MouraWPts: 6x0Sao Paulo OpenO100KGSF2016
10594Kitner MouraWPts: 4x2Sao Paulo OpenO100KGF2016
11217Ricardo A.WChoke from backSouth AmericanABSR12016
11221Renato CardosoRenato CardosoWPts: 8x4South AmericanABS4F2016
11250Otavio NalatiWPointsSouth AmericanO100KGSF2016
12703Icaro OliveiraWPointsBrasileiroABSRDS2017
12823Otavio SerafimWPointsBrasileiroO100KG4F2017
12825Herico HesleyWPointsBrasileiroO100KGSF2017
13029Eliot KellyEliot KellyWPts: 4x0World Champ.ABSR12017
13212Hideki SekineWPts: 19x0World Champ.O100KG8F2017
13750Fernando BritoWPointsSao Paulo OpenO100KGSF2017
13751Kitner MouraWPointsSao Paulo OpenO100KGF2017
14392Gustavo DiasGustavo DiasWPointsGrand Slam RJ110KGRPC2017
14393Andre NettoWVerbal tapGrand Slam RJ110KGRPC2017
15112N/AWLapel chokeACB S. AmericanO95KGR12018
15113Fellipe TrovoFellipe TrovoWPts: 7x0ACB S. AmericanO95KG4F2018
15114Otavio NalatiWBread slicerACB S. AmericanO95KGSF2018
15116Guilherme AugustoGuilherme AugustoWReferee DecisionACB S. AmericanABSR12018
15118Renato CardosoRenato CardosoWPts: 2x0ACB S. AmericanABS4F2018
16279Bruno FerreiraBruno FerreiraWPointsBrasileiro100KGR12018
16281Marco AntonioWPointsBrasileiro100KG8F2018
16284Fernando ReisFernando ReisWPointsBrasileiro100KGSF2018
16590Charles KilyanWToe holdWorld Champ.100KG8F2018
16614Dainis NguyenWSubmissionWorld Champ.ABSRD2018
16763Otavio SerafimWReferee DecisionSP BJJ ProO94KGSF2018
16838Gabriel LucasGabriel LucasWPts: 5x0ACBJJ WorldO95KG4F2018
16840Otavio NalatiWPts: 5x0ACBJJ WorldO95KGSF2018
16843Otavio NalatiWPts: 5x2ACBJJ WorldABSR12018
18330Maik MatosWPts: 0x0, AdvGrand Slam RJ110KGR12018
18338Luiz HenriqueWPts: 12x0Grand Slam RJ110KG4F2018
18344Raphael SouzaWPts: 0x0, AdvGrand Slam RJ110KGRPC2018
18961Nicolas PenzerWPointsEuropean OpenABSR22019
19366Marcos MartinsMarcos MartinsWPts: 4x0CBJJE NG PanABSSF2019
19367N/AWPointsCBJJE NG PanABSF2019
19944Eduardo LopesEduardo LopesWPointsCuritiba ProO100KGSF2019
20341Rafael CabralWPointsBrasileiro100KGR12019
20366Cleyton FloresWCachecol chokeBrasileiroABSR22019
20705Rodrigo CavacaRodrigo CavacaWPts: 10x4World Champ.100KGR12019
20726Francisco IturraldeFrancisco IturraldeWPts: 11x2World Champ.ABSR12019
21213Otavio NalatiWPointsMundial CBJJEO100KG4F2019
21214N/AWPointsMundial CBJJEO100KGSF2019
21215Jonas MacielWPointsMundial CBJJEO100KGF2019
22474Felipe PinheiroWPointsRio BJJ ProO94KGSF2019
22475Pedro AgrizziPedro AgrizziWPointsRio BJJ ProO94KGF2019
22612Brenno NovaesWBread slicerSouth AmericanABSR12019
22620Harryson PereiraHarryson PereiraWPts: 4x0South AmericanABS4F2019
23020M. MakhmakhanovWPts: 5x0Grand Slam AD120KGSF2020
23057Igor MarquesWPts: 2x0European OpenABSR22020
23157Rodrigo RibeiroRodrigo RibeiroWPts: 3x0European OpenO100KG4F2020
23161Matheus FelipeMatheus FelipeWPts: 4x0European OpenO100KGSF2020
23162Seif HoumineSeif HoumineWPts: 5x0European OpenO100KGF2020
24783Andre RudolfoWPts: 12x3Grand Slam RJ120KG8F2020
24791Rafael MiyanishiWSubmissionGrand Slam RJ120KG4F2020
24895Darlan CasacaWChokeSouth AmericanABS8F2020
24998Marcus RibeiroMarcus RibeiroWPts: 0x0, AdvBig Deal ProABS4F2020
25001Douglas PithanWCachecol chokeBig Deal ProABSSF2020
25002Harryson PereiraHarryson PereiraWPts: 0x0, AdvBig Deal ProABSF2020
25356Pablo AlmeidaWChoke from backRio OpenO100KG4F2021
26471Gabriel DanielskiWChoke from backSA Cont. Pro120KGR12021
26855Otavio NalatiWPts: 13x0Big Deal Pro 3O100KGSPF2021
28106Cleyton FloresWReferee DecisionBrasileiroO100KG4F2021
28599Andre RudolfoWPts: 3x0Grand Slam RJ120KGR12021
28609Leonardo LemosWPts: 4x0Grand Slam RJ120KGRPC2021
28768M. ZadorozhniiWPts: 3x0AIGA WorldO91KGR12021
28769Eyas DayehWPts: 14x0AIGA WorldO91KG4F2021
28770Anton DmitrakovWPts: 3x0AIGA WorldO91KGSF2021
28771Mohammad H.WPts: 10x0AIGA WorldO91KGF2021
29602Anthony ZuazoWPts: 30x0World Champ.O100KG4F2021
30885Ismael SantosIsmael SantosWPointsIndianapolis OpenO100KGF2022
30887Sebastian RodriguezSebastian RodriguezWPts: 3x0Indianapolis OpenABS4F2022
30891Charles MurdockWChoke from backIndianapolis OpenABSSF2022
30893Austin OrandayAustin OrandayWCachecol chokeIndianapolis OpenABSF2022
32788Matthew TorresWChoke from backHouston OpenO100KGSF2022
32793Youngseung ChoYoungseung ChoWPts: 14x2Houston OpenABS4F2022
32822Andrew KimlerWPts: 26x2Houston NGOO97KGRR2022
32823Andrew KimlerWPts: 41x0Houston NGOO97KGF2022
33033Orlando BaccinoWChoke from backWorld Champ.O100KG8F2022
33719Theodore SandersWChoke from backAustin SMOO100KGSF2022
33721Matt TorresWCachecol chokeAustin SMOO100KGF2022
33723Felipe CostaFelipe CostaWPts: 0x0, AdvAustin SMOABS4F2022
33725Luan AzevedoLuan AzevedoWPointsAustin SMOABSSF2022
33750Alexandre SantosAlexandre SantosWPts: 20x0Austin SMNGOO100KGF2022
35627Rodrigo TatuRodrigo TatuWPts: 5x0NoGi PanABS8F2022
39927Bryce SextonWCachecol chokeDenver OpenO100KGSF2023
39928Diego FerreiraWPts: 5x0Denver OpenO100KGF2023
40006Diego RamalhoDiego RamalhoWReferee DecisionHouston OpenO100KG4F2023
40034Jackson DouglasJackson DouglasWPts: 5x2Houston OpenO100KGF2023
40036Roberto JimenezRoberto JimenezWPts: 11x4Houston OpenABSSF2023
41675Tomoshige SeraWPointsAustin NGOABSR12023
44060Pedro OliveiraWCachecol chokeOC OpenO100KGRR2023
44061Austin BakerAustin BakerWCachecol chokeOC OpenO100KGF2023
45641Gustavo OliveiraWN/AWaco OpenO100KGRR2023
45642Kalum KlausnerWN/AWaco OpenO100KGRR2023
45817Jorge EscuderoWPts: 3x0NoGi WorldO97KGR12023

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