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José Carlos Lima Sobrinho, also known as José Carlos Lima or “Cocó” is a Brazilian jiu jitsu black belt under Master Júlio César Pereira of GF Team, being also regarded as one of the top rooster weights of his generation in the sport. José Carlos Lima built his reputation as one of the world’s best in the lower belt divisions of jiu jitsu by conquering important titles such as the IBJJF World Championship and the UAEJJF Abu Dhabi World Pro.

José Carlos Lima Jiu Jitsu

Full Name: José Carlos Souza Lima Sobrinho

Nickname: “Cocó” which in Brazilian jargon stands for something along the lines of “cock-a-doodle-doo”. This started as a joke among friends due to the division in which Jose Carlos competes (rooster weight).

Lineage: Mitsuyo Maeda > Luis França > Oswaldo Fadda > Monir SalomãoJulio Cesar Pereira > José Carlos

Main Achievements:

  • IBJJF Rio Winter Open Champion (2017)
  • UAEJJF Abu Dhabi World Pro Champion (2018)
  • UAEJJF Abu Dhabi Grand Slam Champion – Abu Dhabi (2018)
  • UAEJJF Abu Dhabi Grand Slam Champion – Los Angeles (2017)
  • UAEJJF Abu Dhabi Grand Slam Champion – Rio de Janeiro (2017)
  • IBJJF Pan American Championship 3rd Place (2017)

Main Achievements (Colored Belts):

  • IBJJF World Champion (2016 brown)
  • UAEJJF Abu Dhabi World Pro Champion (2016 brown)
  • CBJJ Brazilian National No-Gi Champion (2014 brown)
  • CBJJ Brazilian National Champion (2012 purple)
  • CBJJ Brazilian National Teams Champion (2015 brown)
  • IBJJF Rio International Open Champion (2011/2012 purple)
  • IBJJF Rio Summer Open Champion (2016 brown)
  • IBJJF Rio Summer Open No-Gi Champion (2016 brown)
  • CBJJ Brazilian National No-Gi Championship Runner-up (2015 brown)
  • CBJJ Brazilian National Championship 3rd Place (2011 purple)

Favorite Position/Technique: Berimbolo, Spider Guard and Toreando

Weight Division: Peso Galo (57kg/128lbs)

Team/Association: GF Team

Jose Carlos Lima Biography

José Carlos Lima was born on September 14, 1992 in Rio de Janeiro – Brazil.

José’s martial arts career started at the young age of 5, through capoeira. At the time Lima lived with his father in the rural outskirts of Rio, but as he moved to Catete in the city’s south Zone at the age of 11, his training habits changed. There he continued training capoeira, but also added jiu jitsu to his after school activities, a sport that gained his admiration from the very first class.

Lima’s first coaches were Marcos Alexandre (Xandao) and Felipe Frank who instilled in José Carlos a great love for the sport/martial art. Within 3 years Jose was hooked on grappling, dropping capoeira to focus solely on the development of his jiu jitsu.

Marcos Alexandre’s academy was an affiliate of GF Team, as such, shortly after receiving his blue belt José Carlos Lima started training occasionally at the GFT headquarters. Lima’s talent was obvious, and as he reached the purple belt grade, Master Júlio César Pereira requested him to train at the Méier gym (HQ) where José Carlos would have tougher sparring and his evolution could be followed closely by the team’s head coach.

After a brilliant brown belt campaign where José Carlos Lima earned 2 world titles (IBJJF and UAEJJF), plus a Brazilian national title (no-gi), Master Júlio César Pereira promoted Lima to black belt, while on the podium of the IBJJF World Championship, on June 2, 2016.

Jose Lima Grappling Record

28 WINS
  • BY POINTS
    17 (61%)
  • BY ADVANTAGES
    1 (4%)
  • BY SUBMISSION
    6 (21%)
  • BY DECISION
    2 (7%)
  • BY PENALTIES
    1 (4%)
  • BY DQ
    0 (0%)

6 SUBMISSIONS WINS

#214eb8
Choke from back
33
2
#86e620
Armbar
33
2
#5AD3D1
Bow and arrow
17
1
#d1212a
Choke
17
1
6
(100%) SUBMISSIONS
14 LOSSES
  • BY POINTS
    4 (29%)
  • BY ADVANTAGES
    3 (21%)
  • BY SUBMISSION
    7 (50%)
  • BY DECISION
    0 (0%)
  • BY PENALTIES
    0 (0%)
  • BY DQ
    0 (0%)

7 SUBMISSIONS LOSSES

#214eb8
Choke from back
29
2
#86e620
Footlock
14
1
#5AD3D1
RNC
14
1
#d1212a
Clock choke
14
1
#fad11b
Bow and arrow
14
1
#f58822
Submission
14
1
7
(100%) SUBMISSIONS

Jose Lima Fight History

ID Opponent W/L Method Competition Weight Stage Year
10780Hiago GeorgeHiago GeorgeLRNCBrasileiro NoGi61KGSF2016
10928Kevilyn BatistaLClock chokeBJJ Rio Pro70KGR12016
10971Hiago GeorgeHiago GeorgeLPts: 2x0Grand Slam RJ62KGF2016
12021Lucas PinheiroLucas PinheiroLPts: 4x2Pan American58KGSF2017
14719Koji ShibamotoKoji ShibamotoLBow and arrowEuropean Open57KG4F2018
15835Samuel CanquerinoLPts: 2x2, AdvKing of Mats69KGRR2018
15841Isaque PaivaIsaque PaivaLSubmissionKing of Mats69KGRR2018
15846Hiago GeorgeHiago GeorgeLPts: 4x2King of Mats69KGRR2018
15847Leo SaggioroLeo SaggioroLPts: 0x0, AdvKing of Mats69KGRR2018
17290Jorge NakamuraLChoke from backGrand Slam LA56KGF2018
19609Cleber SousaCleber SousaLPts: 2x2, AdvWP BR Qualifier56KGRR2019
19792Cleber SousaCleber SousaLPointsBrasileiro57KGSF2019
20645Tomoyuki HashimotoTomoyuki HashimotoLChoke from backF2W Pro 11857KGSPF2019
20985Samir ChantreSamir ChantreLFootlockF2W Pro 12365KGSPF2019
10565Fernando MarquesWPts: 10x0Copa Sicoob70KGF2016
10566Fernando MarquesWPts: 16x0Copa SicoobABSSF2016
10779Rafael GonçalvesWPts: 2x0Brasileiro NoGi61KG4F2016
10964Danilo MoreiraWPts: 6x0Grand Slam RJ62KG4F2016
10968Tiago BarrosTiago BarrosWPts: 2x0Grand Slam RJ62KGSF2016
13140Vinicius FerrerWBow and arrowRio Winter Open57KGSF2017
13141Jose FilhoWPts: 4x0Rio Winter Open57KGF2017
13667Rodnei BarbosaRodnei BarbosaWReferee DecisionGrand Slam LA56KGF2017
14175Levy FerreiraWInjuryGrand Slam RJ56KG4F2017
14176Robson SoaresWPts: 8x2Grand Slam RJ56KGSF2017
14177David HerreraWPts: 0x0, AdvGrand Slam RJ56KGF2017
14657Jose KuruokaWPts: 4x4, PenGrand Slam AD56KGSF2018
14715Gabriel AlexanderWChoke from backEuropean Open57KGR12018
14943Oliver NovellWPts: 2x0British Nat. Pro77KGRR2018
14951Oliver NovellWPts: 2x0British Nat. ProABSSF2018
15084Dalvan NunesWChokeSA Continental Pro62KG4F2018
15085Franciedson CostaWPts: 14x0SA Continental Pro62KGSF2018
15283Andre VerdemareWPts: 2x0Grand Slam LDN56KGRR2018
15284Joao KuruokaWPts: 4x2Grand Slam LDN56KGRR2018
15603Paulo PizzialiWArmbarRio Open57KGSF2018
15604David HerreraWArmbarRio Open57KGF2018
15913Takahito YoshiokaWPts: 4x2World Pro56KGRR2018
15917Rodnei BarbosaRodnei BarbosaWReferee DecisionWorld Pro56KGRR2018
15918Andrea VerdemareWChoke from backWorld Pro56KGRR2018
17288Santos RiveraWPts: 4x2Grand Slam LA56KGSF2018
19608Alex LiraWPts: 2x0WP BR Qualifier56KGRR2019
19787Marlison SantosWPointsBrasileiro57KGR12019
19791Rafael FreitasRafael FreitasWPointsBrasileiro57KG4F2019
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