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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

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
5202Victor SilverioVictor SilverioLChokeEtapa 2 FJJR82KGF2014
6296Isaque PaivaIsaque PaivaLChoke from backThe Team Trials76KGF2014
6616Davi RamosDavi RamosLPointsSharjah Open85KGF2015
6627Claudio CalasansClaudio CalasansLReferee DecisionBerkut OpenABSSF2015
7821Renato CardosoRenato CardosoLKneebarSP Open88KGSF2015
9493Dany GerardDany GerardLPointsWorld ProABSR12016
9574Jhonny LoureiroJhonny LoureiroLPts: 0x0, AdvWorld Pro77KG8F2016
10794Jose JuniorJose JuniorLPointsAl Ain Int. Pro85KGF2016
11406Faisal AlKitbeFaisal AlKitbeLPointsAD Grand Slam NG83KGF2017
11429Gabriel ArgesGabriel ArgesLChoke from backGrand Slam AD85KG4F2017
12327Stefano CorreaLN/AEuropean NoGi85KGF2017
12633Claudio CalasansClaudio CalasansLPts: 2x0World Pro85KGSF2017
13361Jaime CanutoJaime CanutoLPts: 0x0, AdvGrand Slam TYO85KGSF2017
13363Lucas BarbosaLucas BarbosaLPts: 2x0Grand Slam TYO85KG3RD2017
14021Gabriel LimaLPts: 0x0, AdvBrasileiro NoGi85KGF2017
14128Igor SousaLPts: 0x0, AdvAl Ain Pro85KGF2017
14713Igor SousaLReferee DecisionDubai Nat. Pro85KGSF2017
14791C. NegromonteC. NegromonteLPts: 3x0Grand Slam AD85KGSF2018
15451Jaime CanutoJaime CanutoLPts: 0x0, AdvGrand Slam LDN77KGF2018
16022Flavio ViannaFlavio ViannaLPts: 0x0, AdvWP Br Qualifier77KGSF2018
16357Luiz HenriqueLPts: 0x0, PenZayed Sports108KGSF2018
18636Igor SousaLPts: 0x0, AdvDubai Pro85KGF2018
18713Diego RamalhoDiego RamalhoLPts: 2x0Grand Slam AD77KGSF2019
18716Roberto SatoshiRoberto SatoshiLPts: 4x2Grand Slam AD77KG3RD2019
19148Ali MonfaradiAli MonfaradiLPts: 4x2Ras Alk. Pro77KGSF2019
19712Sebastian BroscheSebastian BroscheLN/ARome Open82KGSF2019
19722Sebastian BroscheSebastian BroscheLN/ARome OpenABS4F2019
19730Sebastian BroscheSebastian BroscheLPointsRome NGO85KGSF2019
22721Igor SousaLPts: 0x0, AdvDubai Pro85KGF2019
5200UnknownWPointsEtapa 1 FJJR82KGSF2014
5201Luis VenturinoWPts: 6x0Etapa 1 FJJR82KGF2014
6386Hitalo MachadoWPointsDubai Open85KGSF2015
6387Igor SousaWPointsDubai Open85KGF2015
6614UnknownWPointsSharjah Open85KGSF2015
7819UnknownWPointsSP Open88KG4F2015
10792Tiago BravoTiago BravoWPointsAl Ain Int. Pro85KG4F2016
10793Andre CamposWSubmissionAl Ain Int. Pro85KGSF2016
11338Nino AmbrosioWPointsAjman Pro85KGSF2016
11339Luis VenturinoWPointsAjman Pro85KGF2016
11385Igor de SousaWPts: 0x0, PenSharjah Pro85KGSF2017
11386Ygor DantasWPts: 2x2, AdvSharjah Pro85KGF2017
11405Luis VenturinoWSubmissionAD Grand Slam NG83KGSF2017
11425Ygor DantasWReferee DecisionGrand Slam AD85KGR12017
12271Luca AnacoretaLuca AnacoretaWPointsRome Open88KGSF2017
12272Adriano LimaWPointsRome Open88KGF2017
12325Felipe MotaFelipe MotaWN/AEuropean NoGi85KGSF2017
12631William DiasWPts: 4x2World Pro85KG4F2017
12639Kit DaleKit DaleWPts: 2x0World Pro85KGRPC2017
12641William DiasWPts: 4x2World Pro85KG3RD2017
14019Jeancemy SantosWBotinhaBrasileiro NoGi85KG4F2017
14020Pedro ContiWPts: 2x0Brasileiro NoGi85KGSF2017
14125Flavio ViannaFlavio ViannaWPts: 2x0Al Ain Pro85KG4F2017
14126Nino AmbrosiniWPts: 0x0, AdvAl Ain Pro85KGSF2017
14714Nino MoreiraWPts: 2x0Dubai Nat. Pro85KG3RD2017
14789Bradley HillWTriangleGrand Slam AD85KG4F2018
15107Vibhudatta RoutWPts: 2x0Ras Al khaimah75KGF2018
15443Kenji SetteWPts: 4x2Grand Slam LDN77KG8F2018
15448Oliver LovellWPts: 0x0, AdvGrand Slam LDN77KG4F2018
15449Rafael MansurRafael MansurWPts: 2x0Grand Slam LDN77KGSF2018
16020Antonio SilvaWPts: 0x0, AdvWP Br Qualifier77KG4F2018
16356Edward BertoliWPts: 0x0, AdvZayed Sports108KG4F2018
16360Hugo FernandesWPts: 4x0Zayed Sports108KG3RD2018
17932Robson NascimentoWSubmissionAl Ain Pro85KGSF2018
17934Igor SousaWPts: 2x0Al Ain Pro85KGF2018
18635Huggo MacielWPts: 6x0Dubai Pro85KGSF2018
18711Andre CantanhedeWPts: 2x0Grand Slam AD77KG4F2019
19711Chad ShauleWN/ARome Open82KG4F2019
19721Ivan ChumakovWN/ARome OpenABSR12019
22719Huggo MacielWPts: 6x0Dubai Pro85KGRR2019

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