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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

33 WINS
  • BY POINTS
    22 (67%)
  • BY ADVANTAGES
    5 (15%)
  • BY SUBMISSION
    4 (12%)
  • BY DECISION
    1 (3%)
  • BY PENALTIES
    1 (3%)
  • BY DQ
    0 (0%)

4 SUBMISSIONS WINS

#214eb8
Submission
50
2
#86e620
Botinha
25
1
#5AD3D1
Triangle
25
1
4
(100%) SUBMISSIONS
21 LOSSES
  • BY POINTS
    8 (38%)
  • BY ADVANTAGES
    6 (29%)
  • BY SUBMISSION
    4 (19%)
  • BY DECISION
    2 (10%)
  • BY PENALTIES
    1 (5%)
  • 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
5160Victor SilverioVictor SilverioLChokeEtapa 2 FJJR82KGF2014
6232Isaque PaivaIsaque PaivaLChoke from backThe Team Trials76KGF2014
6543Davi RamosDavi RamosLPointsSharjah Open85KGF2015
6554Claudio CalasansClaudio CalasansLReferee DecisionBerkut OpenABSSF2015
7735Renato CardosoRenato CardosoLKneebarSP Open88KGSF2015
9370Dany GerardDany GerardLPointsWorld ProABSR12016
9451Jhonny LoureiroJhonny LoureiroLPts: 0x0, AdvWorld Pro77KG8F2016
10637Jose JuniorJose JuniorLPointsAl Ain Int. Pro85KGF2016
11198Faisal AlKitbeFaisal AlKitbeLPointsAD Grand Slam NG83KGF2017
11221Gabriel ArgesGabriel ArgesLChoke from backGrand Slam AD85KG4F2017
12073Stefano CorreaLN/AEuropean NoGi85KGF2017
12368Claudio CalasansClaudio CalasansLPts: 2x0World Pro85KGSF2017
13070Jaime CanutoJaime CanutoLPts: 0x0, AdvGrand Slam Tokyo85KGSF2017
13072Lucas BarbosaLucas BarbosaLPts: 2x0Grand Slam Tokyo85KG3RD2017
13686Gabriel LimaLPts: 0x0, AdvBrasileiro NoGi85KGF2017
13781Igor SousaLPts: 0x0, AdvAl Ain Pro85KGF2017
14320Igor SousaLReferee DecisionDubai Nat. Pro85KGSF2017
14352C. NegromonteC. NegromonteLPts: 3x0Grand Slam AD85KGSF2018
14970Jaime CanutoJaime CanutoLPts: 0x0, AdvGrand Slam LDN77KGF2018
15475Flavio ViannaLPts: 0x0, AdvWP Br Qualifier77KGSF2018
15791Luiz HenriqueLPts: 0x0, PenZayed Sports108KGSF2018
5158UnknownWPointsEtapa 1 FJJR82KGSF2014
5159Luis VenturinoWPts: 6x0Etapa 1 FJJR82KGF2014
6312Hitalo MachadoWPointsDubai Open85KGSF2015
6313Igor SousaWPointsDubai Open85KGF2015
6541UnknownWPointsSharjah Open85KGSF2015
7733UnknownWPointsSP Open88KG4F2015
10635Tiago BravoTiago BravoWPointsAl Ain Int. Pro85KG4F2016
10636Andre CamposWSubmissionAl Ain Int. Pro85KGSF2016
11164Nino AmbrosioWPointsAjman Pro85KGSF2016
11165Luis VenturinoWPointsAjman Pro85KGF2016
11177Igor de SousaWPts: 0x0, PenSharjah Pro85KGSF2017
11178Ygor DantasWPts: 2x2, AdvSharjah Pro85KGF2017
11197Luis VenturinoWSubmissionAD Grand Slam NG83KGSF2017
11217Ygor DantasWReferee DecisionGrand Slam AD85KGR12017
12019Luca AnacoretaLuca AnacoretaWPointsRome Open88KGSF2017
12020Adriano LimaWPointsRome Open88KGF2017
12071Felipe MotaFelipe MotaWN/AEuropean NoGi85KGSF2017
12366William DiasWPts: 4x2World Pro85KG4F2017
12374Kit DaleWPts: 2x0World Pro85KGRPC2017
12376William DiasWPts: 4x2World Pro85KG3RD2017
13684Jeancemy SantosWBotinhaBrasileiro NoGi85KG4F2017
13685Pedro ContiWPts: 2x0Brasileiro NoGi85KGSF2017
13778Flavio VianaWPts: 2x0Al Ain Pro85KG4F2017
13779Nino AmbrosiniWPts: 0x0, AdvAl Ain Pro85KGSF2017
14321Nino MoreiraWPts: 2x0Dubai Nat. Pro85KG3RD2017
14350Bradley HillWTriangleGrand Slam AD85KG4F2018
14655Vibhudatta RoutWPts: 2x0Ras Al khaimah75KGF2018
14962Kenji SetteWPts: 4x2Grand Slam LDN77KG8F2018
14967Oliver LovellWPts: 0x0, AdvGrand Slam LDN77KG4F2018
14968Rafael MansurRafael MansurWPts: 2x0Grand Slam LDN77KGSF2018
15473Antonio SilvaWPts: 0x0, AdvWP Br Qualifier77KG4F2018
15790Edward BertoliWPts: 0x0, AdvZayed Sports108KG4F2018
15794Hugo FernandesWPts: 4x0Zayed Sports108KG3RD2018

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