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Marcos Paulo Costa

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Submission Back Attacks Instructional by John Danaher

Marcos Paulo Costa is a Brazilian jiu jitsu black belt under Juarez Soares, and a representative of the DDR academy – a gym known for developing a range of high end grapplers such as José Junior, Marcos Tinoco, José Carlos. Marcos Costa’s recognition in the sport of BJJ occurred mainly while competing in the United Arab Emirates Jiu Jitsu Federation (UAEJJF) international circuit, particularly during his 2017 where Marcos made the podium of the Abu Dhabi World Pro and the Abu Dhabi Grand Slam.

Marcos Paulo Costa Jiu Jitsu

Full Name: Marcos Paulo Costa

Nickname: N/A

Lineage: Mitsuyo Maeda > Luis França > Oswaldo Fadda > Monir Salomão > Juarez Soares > Marcos Costa

Main Achievements:

  • IBJJF Roman Open Champion (2017)
  • UAEJJF Sharjah International Pro Champion (2017)
  • IBJJF No-Gi European Open 2nd Place (2017)
  • UAEJJF Grand Slam – Abu Dhabi 2nd Place (2017)
  • CBJJ Brasileiro No-Gi 3rd Place (2017)
  • UAEJJF Abu Dhabi Pro 3rd Place (2017)

Favorite Position/Technique: Guard

Weight Division: Peso Médio (82,30 kg / 181.5 lbs)

Team/Association: DDR

Marcos Paulo Costa Biography

Marcos Paulo Costa was born on September 29, 1989 in Rio de Janeiro – Brazil moving on to Araruama when he was 11 years old.

Like most Brazilian children, Marcos started playing competitive sports through football (soccer), only finding about jiu jitsu at the age of 16 through a group of highschool buddies. Costa’s first steps in BJJ were taken at a local academy, under the guidance of a purple belt nicknamed ‘Russo’ (Russian).

Russo followed Costa’s development all the way to blue belt, a time when Marcos’ tuition was taken by the Russian’s coach – Alessandro ‘Bacalhau’ Vieira. This arrangement was short lived as Marcos Costa ended up switching again, this time settling at Juarez Soares gym, one of the most well respected instructors in the region and leader of the DDR academy ( initials that stand for Dedicação, Disciplina, Respeito [Dedication, Discipline and Respect]). Marcos stood by Soared throughout his coloured belt career all the way to black belt – a promotion that took place on February 8, 2014.

A few months after earning his black belt Marcos Paulo was offered a job working in Dubai – coaching jiu jitsu. He decided to move to the United Arab Emirates with his wife Leticia Vargas (also a BJJ black belt), where he established himself as both an instructor and a regular competitor.

Marcos Costa Grappling Record

40 WINS
  • BY POINTS
    28 (70%)
  • BY ADVANTAGES
    5 (13%)
  • BY SUBMISSION
    5 (13%)
  • BY DECISION
    1 (3%)
  • BY PENALTIES
    1 (3%)
  • BY DQ
    0 (0%)

5 SUBMISSIONS WINS

#214eb8
Submission
60
3
#86e620
Botinha
20
1
#5AD3D1
Triangle
20
1
5
(100%) SUBMISSIONS
29 LOSSES
  • BY POINTS
    14 (48%)
  • BY ADVANTAGES
    8 (28%)
  • BY SUBMISSION
    4 (14%)
  • BY DECISION
    2 (7%)
  • BY PENALTIES
    1 (3%)
  • BY DQ
    0 (0%)

4 SUBMISSIONS LOSSES

#214eb8
Choke from back
50
2
#86e620
Choke
25
1
#5AD3D1
Kneebar
25
1
4
(100%) SUBMISSIONS

Marcos Costa Fight History

ID Opponent W/L Method Competition Weight Stage Year
5208Victor SilverioVictor SilverioLChokeEtapa 2 FJJR82KGF2014
6305Isaque PaivaIsaque PaivaLChoke from backThe Team Trials76KGF2014
6625Davi RamosDavi RamosLPointsSharjah Open85KGF2015
6636Claudio CalasansClaudio CalasansLReferee DecisionBerkut OpenABSSF2015
7830Renato CardosoRenato CardosoLKneebarSP Open88KGSF2015
9502Dany GerardDany GerardLPointsWorld ProABSR12016
9583Jhonny LoureiroJhonny LoureiroLPts: 0x0, AdvWorld Pro77KG8F2016
10803Jose JuniorJose JuniorLPointsAl Ain Int. Pro85KGF2016
11415Faisal AlKitbeFaisal AlKitbeLPointsAD Grand Slam NG83KGF2017
11438Gabriel ArgesGabriel ArgesLChoke from backGrand Slam AD85KG4F2017
12336Stefano CorreaLN/AEuropean NoGi85KGF2017
12642Claudio CalasansClaudio CalasansLPts: 2x0World Pro85KGSF2017
13370Jaime CanutoJaime CanutoLPts: 0x0, AdvGrand Slam TYO85KGSF2017
13372Lucas BarbosaLucas BarbosaLPts: 2x0Grand Slam TYO85KG3RD2017
14030Gabriel LimaLPts: 0x0, AdvBrasileiro NoGi85KGF2017
14137Igor SousaLPts: 0x0, AdvAl Ain Pro85KGF2017
14722Igor SousaLReferee DecisionDubai Nat. Pro85KGSF2017
14800C. NegromonteC. NegromonteLPts: 3x0Grand Slam AD85KGSF2018
15462Jaime CanutoJaime CanutoLPts: 0x0, AdvGrand Slam LDN77KGF2018
16033Flavio ViannaFlavio ViannaLPts: 0x0, AdvWP Br Qualifier77KGSF2018
16368Luiz HenriqueLPts: 0x0, PenZayed Sports108KGSF2018
18651Igor SousaLPts: 0x0, AdvDubai Pro85KGF2018
18729Diego RamalhoDiego RamalhoLPts: 2x0Grand Slam AD77KGSF2019
18732Roberto SatoshiRoberto SatoshiLPts: 4x2Grand Slam AD77KG3RD2019
19168Ali MonfaradiAli MonfaradiLPts: 4x2Ras Alk. Pro77KGSF2019
19735Sebastian BroscheSebastian BroscheLN/ARome Open82KGSF2019
19745Sebastian BroscheSebastian BroscheLN/ARome OpenABS4F2019
19753Sebastian BroscheSebastian BroscheLPointsRome NGO85KGSF2019
22754Igor SousaLPts: 0x0, AdvDubai Pro85KGF2019
5206UnknownWPointsEtapa 1 FJJR82KGSF2014
5207Luis VenturinoWPts: 6x0Etapa 1 FJJR82KGF2014
6395Hitalo MachadoWPointsDubai Open85KGSF2015
6396Igor SousaWPointsDubai Open85KGF2015
6623UnknownWPointsSharjah Open85KGSF2015
7828UnknownWPointsSP Open88KG4F2015
10801Tiago BravoTiago BravoWPointsAl Ain Int. Pro85KG4F2016
10802Andre CamposWSubmissionAl Ain Int. Pro85KGSF2016
11347Nino AmbrosioWPointsAjman Pro85KGSF2016
11348Luis VenturinoWPointsAjman Pro85KGF2016
11394Igor de SousaWPts: 0x0, PenSharjah Pro85KGSF2017
11395Ygor DantasWPts: 2x2, AdvSharjah Pro85KGF2017
11414Luis VenturinoWSubmissionAD Grand Slam NG83KGSF2017
11434Ygor DantasWReferee DecisionGrand Slam AD85KGR12017
12280Luca AnacoretaLuca AnacoretaWPointsRome Open88KGSF2017
12281Adriano LimaWPointsRome Open88KGF2017
12334Felipe MotaFelipe MotaWN/AEuropean NoGi85KGSF2017
12640William DiasWPts: 4x2World Pro85KG4F2017
12648Kit DaleKit DaleWPts: 2x0World Pro85KGRPC2017
12650William DiasWPts: 4x2World Pro85KG3RD2017
14028Jeancemy SantosWBotinhaBrasileiro NoGi85KG4F2017
14029Pedro ContiWPts: 2x0Brasileiro NoGi85KGSF2017
14134Flavio ViannaFlavio ViannaWPts: 2x0Al Ain Pro85KG4F2017
14135Nino AmbrosiniWPts: 0x0, AdvAl Ain Pro85KGSF2017
14723Nino MoreiraWPts: 2x0Dubai Nat. Pro85KG3RD2017
14798Bradley HillWTriangleGrand Slam AD85KG4F2018
15118Vibhudatta RoutWPts: 2x0Ras Al khaimah75KGF2018
15454Kenji SetteWPts: 4x2Grand Slam LDN77KG8F2018
15459Oliver LovellWPts: 0x0, AdvGrand Slam LDN77KG4F2018
15460Rafael MansurRafael MansurWPts: 2x0Grand Slam LDN77KGSF2018
16031Antonio SilvaWPts: 0x0, AdvWP Br Qualifier77KG4F2018
16367Edward BertoliWPts: 0x0, AdvZayed Sports108KG4F2018
16371Hugo FernandesWPts: 4x0Zayed Sports108KG3RD2018
17943Robson NascimentoWSubmissionAl Ain Pro85KGSF2018
17945Igor SousaWPts: 2x0Al Ain Pro85KGF2018
18650Huggo MacielWPts: 6x0Dubai Pro85KGSF2018
18727Andre CantanhedeWPts: 2x0Grand Slam AD77KG4F2019
19734Chad ShauleWN/ARome Open82KG4F2019
19744Ivan ChumakovWN/ARome OpenABSR12019
22752Huggo MacielWPts: 6x0Dubai Pro85KGRR2019

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