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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

35 WINS
  • BY POINTS
    23 (66%)
  • BY ADVANTAGES
    5 (14%)
  • BY SUBMISSION
    5 (14%)
  • 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
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
5159Victor SilverioVictor SilverioLChokeEtapa 2 FJJR82KGF2014
6235Isaque PaivaIsaque PaivaLChoke from backThe Team Trials76KGF2014
6552Davi RamosDavi RamosLPointsSharjah Open85KGF2015
6563Claudio CalasansClaudio CalasansLReferee DecisionBerkut OpenABSSF2015
7750Renato CardosoRenato CardosoLKneebarSP Open88KGSF2015
9402Dany GerardDany GerardLPointsWorld ProABSR12016
9483Jhonny LoureiroJhonny LoureiroLPts: 0x0, AdvWorld Pro77KG8F2016
10680Jose JuniorJose JuniorLPointsAl Ain Int. Pro85KGF2016
11260Faisal AlKitbeFaisal AlKitbeLPointsAD Grand Slam NG83KGF2017
11283Gabriel ArgesGabriel ArgesLChoke from backGrand Slam AD85KG4F2017
12148Stefano CorreaLN/AEuropean NoGi85KGF2017
12445Claudio CalasansClaudio CalasansLPts: 2x0World Pro85KGSF2017
13150Jaime CanutoJaime CanutoLPts: 0x0, AdvGrand Slam Tokyo85KGSF2017
13152Lucas BarbosaLucas BarbosaLPts: 2x0Grand Slam Tokyo85KG3RD2017
13788Gabriel LimaLPts: 0x0, AdvBrasileiro NoGi85KGF2017
13883Igor SousaLPts: 0x0, AdvAl Ain Pro85KGF2017
14434Igor SousaLReferee DecisionDubai Nat. Pro85KGSF2017
14466C. NegromonteC. NegromonteLPts: 3x0Grand Slam AD85KGSF2018
15086Jaime CanutoJaime CanutoLPts: 0x0, AdvGrand Slam LDN77KGF2018
15600Flavio ViannaLPts: 0x0, AdvWP Br Qualifier77KGSF2018
15918Luiz HenriqueLPts: 0x0, PenZayed Sports108KGSF2018
5157UnknownWPointsEtapa 1 FJJR82KGSF2014
5158Luis VenturinoWPts: 6x0Etapa 1 FJJR82KGF2014
6321Hitalo MachadoWPointsDubai Open85KGSF2015
6322Igor SousaWPointsDubai Open85KGF2015
6550UnknownWPointsSharjah Open85KGSF2015
7748UnknownWPointsSP Open88KG4F2015
10678Tiago BravoTiago BravoWPointsAl Ain Int. Pro85KG4F2016
10679Andre CamposWSubmissionAl Ain Int. Pro85KGSF2016
11215Nino AmbrosioWPointsAjman Pro85KGSF2016
11216Luis VenturinoWPointsAjman Pro85KGF2016
11239Igor de SousaWPts: 0x0, PenSharjah Pro85KGSF2017
11240Ygor DantasWPts: 2x2, AdvSharjah Pro85KGF2017
11259Luis VenturinoWSubmissionAD Grand Slam NG83KGSF2017
11279Ygor DantasWReferee DecisionGrand Slam AD85KGR12017
12094Luca AnacoretaLuca AnacoretaWPointsRome Open88KGSF2017
12095Adriano LimaWPointsRome Open88KGF2017
12146Felipe MotaFelipe MotaWN/AEuropean NoGi85KGSF2017
12443William DiasWPts: 4x2World Pro85KG4F2017
12451Kit DaleWPts: 2x0World Pro85KGRPC2017
12453William DiasWPts: 4x2World Pro85KG3RD2017
13786Jeancemy SantosWBotinhaBrasileiro NoGi85KG4F2017
13787Pedro ContiWPts: 2x0Brasileiro NoGi85KGSF2017
13880Flavio VianaWPts: 2x0Al Ain Pro85KG4F2017
13881Nino AmbrosiniWPts: 0x0, AdvAl Ain Pro85KGSF2017
14435Nino MoreiraWPts: 2x0Dubai Nat. Pro85KG3RD2017
14464Bradley HillWTriangleGrand Slam AD85KG4F2018
14771Vibhudatta RoutWPts: 2x0Ras Al khaimah75KGF2018
15078Kenji SetteWPts: 4x2Grand Slam LDN77KG8F2018
15083Oliver LovellWPts: 0x0, AdvGrand Slam LDN77KG4F2018
15084Rafael MansurRafael MansurWPts: 2x0Grand Slam LDN77KGSF2018
15598Antonio SilvaWPts: 0x0, AdvWP Br Qualifier77KG4F2018
15917Edward BertoliWPts: 0x0, AdvZayed Sports108KG4F2018
15921Hugo FernandesWPts: 4x0Zayed Sports108KG3RD2018
17323Robson NascimentoWSubmissionAl Ain Pro85KGSF2018
17325Igor SousaWPts: 2x0Al Ain Pro85KGF2018

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