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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
5210Victor SilverioVictor SilverioLChokeEtapa 2 FJJR82KGF2014
6313Isaque PaivaIsaque PaivaLChoke from backThe Team Trials76KGF2014
6637Davi RamosDavi RamosLPointsSharjah Open85KGF2015
6648Claudio CalasansClaudio CalasansLReferee DecisionBerkut OpenABSSF2015
7842Renato CardosoRenato CardosoLKneebarSP Open88KGSF2015
9514Dany GerardDany GerardLPointsWorld ProABSR12016
9595Jhonny LoureiroJhonny LoureiroLPts: 0x0, AdvWorld Pro77KG8F2016
10815Jose JuniorJose JuniorLPointsAl Ain Int. Pro85KGF2016
11432Faisal AlKitbeFaisal AlKitbeLPointsAD Grand Slam NG83KGF2017
11455Gabriel ArgesGabriel ArgesLChoke from backGrand Slam AD85KG4F2017
12353Stefano CorreaLN/AEuropean NoGi85KGF2017
12659Claudio CalasansClaudio CalasansLPts: 2x0World Pro85KGSF2017
13387Jaime CanutoJaime CanutoLPts: 0x0, AdvGrand Slam TYO85KGSF2017
13389Lucas BarbosaLucas BarbosaLPts: 2x0Grand Slam TYO85KG3RD2017
14050Gabriel LimaLPts: 0x0, AdvBrasileiro NoGi85KGF2017
14162Igor SousaLPts: 0x0, AdvAl Ain Pro85KGF2017
14748Igor SousaLReferee DecisionDubai Nat. Pro85KGSF2017
14832C. NegromonteC. NegromonteLPts: 3x0Grand Slam AD85KGSF2018
15503Jaime CanutoJaime CanutoLPts: 0x0, AdvGrand Slam LDN77KGF2018
16074Flavio ViannaFlavio ViannaLPts: 0x0, AdvWP Br Qualifier77KGSF2018
16411Luiz HenriqueLPts: 0x0, PenZayed Sports108KGSF2018
18720Igor SousaLPts: 0x0, AdvDubai Pro85KGF2018
18798Diego RamalhoDiego RamalhoLPts: 2x0Grand Slam AD77KGSF2019
18801Roberto SatoshiRoberto SatoshiLPts: 4x2Grand Slam AD77KG3RD2019
19249Ali MonfaradiAli MonfaradiLPts: 4x2Ras Alk. Pro77KGSF2019
19828Sebastian BroscheSebastian BroscheLN/ARome Open82KGSF2019
19838Sebastian BroscheSebastian BroscheLN/ARome OpenABS4F2019
19846Sebastian BroscheSebastian BroscheLPointsRome NGO85KGSF2019
22885Igor SousaLPts: 0x0, AdvDubai Pro85KGF2019
5208UnknownWPointsEtapa 1 FJJR82KGSF2014
5209Luis VenturinoWPts: 6x0Etapa 1 FJJR82KGF2014
6407Hitalo MachadoWPointsDubai Open85KGSF2015
6408Igor SousaWPointsDubai Open85KGF2015
6635UnknownWPointsSharjah Open85KGSF2015
7840UnknownWPointsSP Open88KG4F2015
10813Tiago BravoTiago BravoWPointsAl Ain Int. Pro85KG4F2016
10814Andre CamposWSubmissionAl Ain Int. Pro85KGSF2016
11359Nino AmbrosioWPointsAjman Pro85KGSF2016
11360Luis VenturinoWPointsAjman Pro85KGF2016
11411Igor de SousaWPts: 0x0, PenSharjah Pro85KGSF2017
11412Ygor DantasWPts: 2x2, AdvSharjah Pro85KGF2017
11431Luis VenturinoWSubmissionAD Grand Slam NG83KGSF2017
11451Ygor DantasWReferee DecisionGrand Slam AD85KGR12017
12297Luca AnacoretaLuca AnacoretaWPointsRome Open88KGSF2017
12298Adriano LimaWPointsRome Open88KGF2017
12351Felipe MotaFelipe MotaWN/AEuropean NoGi85KGSF2017
12657William DiasWPts: 4x2World Pro85KG4F2017
12665Kit DaleKit DaleWPts: 2x0World Pro85KGRPC2017
12667William DiasWPts: 4x2World Pro85KG3RD2017
14048Jeancemy SantosWBotinhaBrasileiro NoGi85KG4F2017
14049Pedro ContiWPts: 2x0Brasileiro NoGi85KGSF2017
14159Flavio ViannaFlavio ViannaWPts: 2x0Al Ain Pro85KG4F2017
14160Nino AmbrosiniWPts: 0x0, AdvAl Ain Pro85KGSF2017
14749Nino MoreiraWPts: 2x0Dubai Nat. Pro85KG3RD2017
14830Bradley HillWTriangleGrand Slam AD85KG4F2018
15159Vibhudatta RoutWPts: 2x0Ras Al khaimah75KGF2018
15495Kenji SetteWPts: 4x2Grand Slam LDN77KG8F2018
15500Oliver LovellWPts: 0x0, AdvGrand Slam LDN77KG4F2018
15501Rafael MansurRafael MansurWPts: 2x0Grand Slam LDN77KGSF2018
16072Antonio SilvaWPts: 0x0, AdvWP Br Qualifier77KG4F2018
16410Edward BertoliWPts: 0x0, AdvZayed Sports108KG4F2018
16414Hugo FernandesWPts: 4x0Zayed Sports108KG3RD2018
18000Robson NascimentoWSubmissionAl Ain Pro85KGSF2018
18002Igor SousaWPts: 2x0Al Ain Pro85KGF2018
18719Huggo MacielWPts: 6x0Dubai Pro85KGSF2018
18796Andre CantanhedeWPts: 2x0Grand Slam AD77KG4F2019
19827Chad ShauleWN/ARome Open82KG4F2019
19837Ivan ChumakovWN/ARome OpenABSR12019
22883Huggo MacielWPts: 6x0Dubai Pro85KGRR2019

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