Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Team History, Fighter Stats, Biographies and News

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Marcio Feitosa, one of the biggest names in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, is a black belt under Carlos Gracie Junior, being also his master’s right hand man in relation to Gracie Barra‘s affairs.  A true ambassador of sport, Marcio Feitosa conquered the World Jiu Jitsu Championship on multiple occasions as well as the ADCC (Abu Dhabi Combat Club), the world’s most prestigious Submission Wrestling event. When Gracie Barra moved its headquarters to the United States, Marcio Feitosa did the same, being made the international team’s main coach and front man.

Marcio Feitosa Jiu Jitsu

Full Name: Marcio Feitosa

Nickname: n/a

Lineage:  Mitsuyo Maeda > Carlos Gracie Sr. > Helio Gracie > Carlos Gracie Junior > Marcio Feitosa

Main Competitive Achievements:

  • World Champion (1997, 2001, 2002)
  • ADCC Champion (2001)
  • ADCC Brazilian Trials Winner (1999, 2000)
  • Pan American Champion (1996, 1997, 1998, 1999)
  • Brazilian National Champion (1996, 1997, 1998, 1999)
  • World Silver Medallist (2006, 2003, 2000, 1999, 1998)

Weigh Division: Peso Leve – Lightweight (76kg/167lbs)

Team/Association: Gracie Barra

Marcio Feitosa’s Biography

Marcio Feitosa was born on the 16th of May 1976 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. He was raised within an upper class family environment in Barra da Tijuca, one of the best burgs in Rio de Janeiro, but unfortunately his father abandoned the family leaving Marcio and his brother in charge of the household at the age of 12.

Marcio trained extensively at the Gracie Barra academy from a very young age, and when he reached 15, his master Carlos Gracie Junior invited him to be an assistant coach at the gym. This allowed Feitosa to help his mother putting some much needed money towards the bills.

Feitosa’s hard training ethics paid off and by the age of 19 he received his black belt, just two years after this, he wrote his name in BJJ history by winning the first Pan American BJJ games and the Brazilian Nationals. Feitosa would go on to win the Mundials the next year and become one of the strongest competitors of his generation winning against legendary fighters such as Leonardo Vieira and Vitor Ribeiro.

Marcio Feitosa is also one of the most famous Jiu Jitsu fighters among the Brazilian Jet Set media for his long term relationship with TV actress Taís Araújo.

Marcio Feitosa Grappling Record

32 WINS
  • BY POINTS
    23 (72%)
  • BY ADVANTAGES
    4 (13%)
  • BY SUBMISSION
    3 (9%)
  • BY DECISION
    1 (3%)
  • BY PENALTIES
    1 (3%)
  • BY DQ
    0 (0%)

3 SUBMISSIONS WINS

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Armbar
67
2
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Ezekiel
33
1
3
(100%) SUBMISSIONS
10 LOSSES
  • BY POINTS
    4 (40%)
  • BY ADVANTAGES
    4 (40%)
  • BY SUBMISSION
    1 (10%)
  • BY DECISION
    0 (0%)
  • BY PENALTIES
    1 (10%)
  • BY DQ
    0 (0%)

1 SUBMISSION LOSSES

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Guillotine
100
1
1
(100%) SUBMISSION

Marcio Feitosa Fight History

ID Opponent W/L Method Competition Weight Stage Year
223Leonardo VieiraLeonardo VieiraLAdvWorld Champ.76KGF1998
281Vitor ShaolinVitor ShaolinLPts: 2x2, AdvWorld Champ.76KGF1999
371Leonardo VieiraLeonardo VieiraLN/ALPJJ75KGF2000
387Vitor ShaolinVitor ShaolinLPenWorld Champ.76KGF2000
421Renzo GracieRenzo GracieLGuillotineADCC77KGSF2000
773Pablo PopovitchPablo PopovitchLPointsADCC77KGR12003
877Daniel MoraesDaniel MoraesLAdvWorld Champ.76KGF2003
1107Reinaldo RibeiroReinaldo RibeiroLPts: 0x0, AdvGP Blackbelt70KG4F2004
1162Rany YahyaRany YahyaLN/AADCC66KGSF2005
1411Rubens CharlesRubens CharlesLPts: 8x0World Champ.70KGF2006
71Bob BassWPts: 2x0Pan American76KG4F1996
72Cleber LucianoWPts: 4x2Pan American76KGSF1996
74Renato BarretoRenato BarretoWPointsPan American76KGF1996
114Leonardo VieiraLeonardo VieiraWAdvWorld Champ.76KGF1997
136Royler GracieRoyler GracieWPts: 2x0Copa PeleN/ASPF1997
209Andre MarolaWPts: 5x0Team Nationals76KGF1998
250Royler GracieRoyler GracieWPts: 4x2Oscar de JJ74KGSPF1998
270Wender BragaWPointsPan American76KGF1999
386Leonardo SantosLeonardo SantosWAdvWorld Champ.76KGSF2000
413Caol UnoWPts: 2x0ADCC77KGR12000
419Carlos MachadoCarlos MachadoWPts: 2x0ADCC77KG4F2000
424Leonardo VieiraLeonardo VieiraWAdvADCC77KG3PLC2000
505Peter AngererWArmbarADCC77KGR12001
512F. VasconcelosWPointsADCC77KG4F2001
513Rodrigo GracieWPointsADCC77KGSF2001
515Matt SerraMatt SerraWPenADCC77KGF2001
587YamashiraWPts: 16x0World Champ.76KG4F2001
588Leonardo SantosLeonardo SantosWAdvWorld Champ.76KGF2001
619Daniel MoraesDaniel MoraesWPointsArnold Classic73KGF2001
659Crezio SouzaCrezio SouzaWEzekielWorld Champ.76KGR12002
660Rafael BarbosaRafael BarbosaWPts: 5x0World Champ.76KG4F2002
662Marcelo PupoWReferee DecisionWorld Champ.76KGF2002
871A. CandidoWPts: 12x0World Champ.76KGR12003
873A. BrittesWArmbarWorld Champ.76KG4F2003
875Marcos PachecoWPts: 11x8World Champ.76KGSF2003
895Sean WilliamsWPts: 6x0Brazil vs USA76KGSPF2003
1103UnknownWPointsGP Blackbelt70KGR12004
1157Urija FaberWPointsADCC66KGR12005
1406Antonio Jr.WPts: 8x0World Champ.70KG4F2006
1410Reinaldo RibeiroReinaldo RibeiroWPts: 2x0World Champ.70KGSF2006
1779Wilson ReisWilson ReisWPts: 6x2NoGi Pan Am.76KG4F2007
1781Lucas LeiteLucas LeiteWPts: 2x0NoGi Pan Am.76KGF2007

Marcio Feitosa vs Urijah Faber

 

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