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Marcos Silva, also known as Tinoco or “Lekinho”, is a Brazilian jiu jitsu black belt under Marcelo Garcia, who belongs to a fantastic generation of competitors developed by the legendary “Marcelinho”. A member of the multiple time world champion team Alliance in New York, and a former pupil of Juarez Soares in Brazil, Marcos turned heads his way after an incredible 2014 brown belt campaign, where he won important tournaments such as the world championships and the New York Pro.

Marcos Tinoco Jiu Jitsu

Full Name: Marcos Vinícius da Silva Tinoco

Nickname: “Lekinho” is a jovial or upbeat way of saying “Muleke” or “Muleque” which stands for “young” in Brazilian slang. This is usually attributed to a person with a playful personality.

Lineage: Mitsuyo Maeda > Carlos Gracie > Helio Gracie > Rolls Gracie > Romero Cavalcanti > Fabio Gurgel > Marcelo Garcia > Marcos Tinoco

Main Achievements:

  • CBJJ Brazilian Champion (2018)
  • IBJJF European Open Champion (2018/2017)
  • IBJJF Pan American No-Gi Champion (2018/2015)
  • IBJJF New York Summer Open Champion (2017)
  • IBJJF Worlds 2nd Place (2017)
  • IBJJF World No-Gi 2nd Place (2018/2016)
  • IBJJF New York Summer Open 2nd Place (2017*)
  • IBJJF Worlds 3rd Place (2018)

Main Achievements (Colored Belts):

  • IBJJF World Champion (2014 brown)
  • IBJJF NYC Pro Champion (2014 brown)
  • IBJJF New York Summer International Champion (2014** brown)
  • IBJJF World Championship 2nd Place (2013 brown, 2011** purple)
  • IBJJF World Pro Championship 2nd Place (2012 purple)

* Absolute
* Weight and absolute

Favorite Position/Technique: Lasso Guard and Armbar

Weight Division: Peso Médio (181lbs/82kg)

Team/Association: Alliance

Marcos Tinoco Biography

Marcos Silva Tinoco was born on the 18th of December, 1988 in Araruama – state of Rio de Janeiro. Marcos started his jiu jitsu training at the age of 16 under Master Juarez Soares’ guidance, himself a former student of Monir Salomao, a legendary coach who graded GFTeam‘s Julio Cesar and world champion Marcos Barreto.

At Araruama Jiu Jitsu, the team founded by Juarez Soares, Marcos Silva Tinoco found a tournament driven team, led by one of the top coaches in the region. Being raised in such a tenacious environment, Marcos soon became a tough competitor himself, winning a substantial amount of tournaments, local and statewide.

Always trying to improve on previous goals, Marcos started seeking tougher tournaments to compete in. With the help of his team mates André de Freitas and Bruno Lima, Tinoco managed to get the funding and the visa permit that allowed him to travel to the US, where he participated in the Pan American Jiu Jitsu Championship (purple belt). Shortly after the tournament, Tinoco accepted an offer that allowed him to stay in America and work as a coach, the offer was made by his friend Eder Perciliano.

During the World Pro Championship of 2012 in Abu Dhabi, Marcos met a girl (Hana) that would later become his wife. Hana worked for a Marcelo Garcia affiliate gym (MBJJ in Memphis) and pushed for Marcos Silva to go and train with Marcelo Garcia. After a few training sessions at the MG headquarters in New York, Marcos decided to stay, switching teams with the full consent of his former instructor Soares in 2013.

With the help of Marcelo Garcia and the support of the team, Tinoco’s jiu jitsu blossomed, earning him important titles such as the world title in 2014. This fantastic year would lead to his black belt, awarded on the 19th of January, 2015 by Marcelo Garcia, on the same day as Jonathan Satava, another great competitor from the MG camp.

Marcos Tinoco Grappling Record

70 WINS
  • BY POINTS
    34 (49%)
  • BY ADVANTAGES
    10 (14%)
  • BY SUBMISSION
    20 (29%)
  • BY DECISION
    5 (7%)
  • BY PENALTIES
    0 (0%)
  • BY DQ
    1 (1%)

20 SUBMISSIONS WINS

#214eb8
Armbar
35
7
#86e620
North south choke
20
4
#5AD3D1
Cross choke
10
2
#d1212a
Botinha
5
1
#fad11b
Estima lock
5
1
#f58822
Armlock
5
1
#224aba
Kneebar
5
1
#ff9124
Straight ankle lock
5
1
#bf1f6c
Choke from back
5
1
#22c9a5
Choke
5
1
20
(100%) SUBMISSIONS
25 LOSSES
  • BY POINTS
    9 (36%)
  • BY ADVANTAGES
    5 (20%)
  • BY SUBMISSION
    10 (40%)
  • BY DECISION
    1 (4%)
  • BY PENALTIES
    0 (0%)
  • BY DQ
    0 (0%)

10 SUBMISSIONS LOSSES

#214eb8
Choke from back
40
4
#86e620
Armbar
10
1
#5AD3D1
Kneebar
10
1
#d1212a
Footlock
10
1
#fad11b
Guillotine
10
1
#f58822
Choke from mount
10
1
#224aba
North south choke
10
1
10
(100%) SUBMISSIONS

Marcos Tinoco Fight History

ID Opponent W/L Method Competition Weight Stage Year
6497Jaime CanutoJaime CanutoLReferee DecisionEuropean82KG4F2015
6745Otavio SousaOtavio SousaLPts: 4x4, AdvPan American82KGR32015
7364C. NegromonteC. NegromonteLChoke from backWorld Champ.82KGR12015
7469Michael LieraMichael LieraDN/ASub Series ProABSSPF2015
7573Francisco IturraldeFrancisco IturraldeLPointsNY Summer Open82KGSF2015
8028Alec BauldingAlec BauldingLChoke from backDallas Open88KGF2015
8044Lucas BarbosaLucas BarbosaLPts: 2x0Dallas NoGi Open88KGF2015
8353C. NegromonteC. NegromonteLArmbarNoGi Worlds85KG4F2015
8999Felipe CesarFelipe CesarLPts: 4x2UAEJJF NYC Pro77KGSF2016
9017Felipe CesarFelipe CesarLPts: 4x2UAEJJF NYC ProLWABSSF2016
9197JT TorresJT TorresLPts: 10x0Pan American82KG4F2016
9260Murilo SantanaMurilo SantanaLPointsPan AmericanABSR12016
9470Davi RamosDavi RamosLPts: 4x2World Pro77KGR12016
9904Gabriel ArgesGabriel ArgesLKneebarWorld Champ.82KGSF2016
10537Felipe CesarFelipe CesarLFootlockNoGi Pan Ams79KGSF2016
10792Marcelo MafraLPts: 0x0, AdvNoGi Worlds79KGSF2016
11007Otavio SouzaLPts: 12x0NY BJJ Pro82KGF2016
11998John CombsJohn CombsLGuillotinePan American82KGR12017
12946Gabriel ArgesGabriel ArgesLChoke from backWorld Champ.82KGF2017
13207Mahamed AlyMahamed AlyLChoke from mountNY Summer OpenABSF2017
14172Manuel RibamarManuel RibamarLPts: 2x2, AdvBJJ NY Pro82KGSF2017
15069Gabriel ArgesGabriel ArgesLPts: 0x0, AdvPan American82KGF2018
15377Thomas KeenanLPointsWashington SPO82KGSF2018
16114Tommy LangakerTommy LangakerLChoke from backWorld Champ.82KGSF2018
16864Tim SpriggsTim SpriggsLPts: 0x0, AdvWashington SU.O.ABSSF2018
18025Josh HingerJosh HingerLNorth south chokeNoGi Worlds85KGF2018
6483A. VieiraWArmbarEuropean82KGR12015
6491E. DimitropoulosWArmbarEuropean82KGR22015
6732Sergio da SilvaWPts: 2x0Pan American82KGR12015
7572Youngam NohWPts: 2x0NY Summer Open82KG4F2015
7589Jordan LutskyWPts: 8x0NY No Gi Open88KGSF2015
7590Brian BeauryBrian BeauryWPts: 7x4NY No Gi Open88KGF2015
8025Lucas BarbosaLucas BarbosaWPts: 6x2Dallas Open88KG4F2015
8027Manuel DiazWPointsDallas Open88KGSF2015
8043Philip MillerWPts: 6x0Dallas NoGi Open88KGSF2015
8094David RaabWPts: 2x0NoGi Pan Ams88KG4F2015
8096Thiago SaThiago SaWPts: 2x0NoGi Pan Ams88KGSF2015
8347Gabriel VieiraWKneebarNoGi Worlds85KG8F2015
8444Thiago SaThiago SaWPts: 2x2, AdvIBJJF NY Pro94KGSF2015
8445Rafael BarbosaRafael BarbosaWPts: 4x2IBJJF NY Pro94KGF2015
8997Sean FisherWPts: 2x0UAEJJF NYC Pro77KG4F2016
9181Victor SilverioVictor SilverioWReferee DecisionPan American82KGR12016
9193Magid HageWPts: 2x0Pan American82KG8F2016
9361Sean FisherWN/ANY Spring Open82KGSF2016
9877Victor EstimaVictor EstimaWPts: 6x4World Champ.82KGR22016
9902Lucas LeiteLucas LeiteWPts: 2x2, AdvWorld Champ.82KG4F2016
10155Aaron JohnsonAaron JohnsonWPointsNY Summer OpenABS4F2016
10157Paulo MiyaoPaulo MiyaoWPts: 0x0, AdvNY Summer OpenABSSF2016
10535Dustin AkbariWDQNoGi Pan Ams79KG4F2016
10785Dustin AkbariWStraight ankle lockNoGi Worlds79KGR12016
10790Brian MoriziWPts: 10x0NoGi Worlds79KG4F2016
11004Joao FerreiraWArmbarNY BJJ Pro82KG4F2016
11005Felipe CesarFelipe CesarWPts: 2x0NY BJJ Pro82KGSF2016
11417Thiago GoiabeiraWPts: 8x0European Open82KG8F2017
11423Oliver GeddesOliver GeddesWPts: 6x0European Open82KG4F2017
11426Jaime CanutoJaime CanutoWPts: 6x4European Open82KGSF2017
11427Alec BauldingAlec BauldingWPts: 4x2European Open82KGF2017
12923Oliver GeddesOliver GeddesWPts: 5x0World Champ.82KGR12017
12933Javier YamuniWArmbarWorld Champ.82KG8F2017
12941Matheus SpirandeliMatheus SpirandeliWPts: 4x2World Champ.82KG4F2017
12945Otavio SousaOtavio SousaWPts: 2x0, AdvWorld Champ.82KGSF2017
13201Thiago SousaWCross chokeNY Summer Open94KGSF2017
13202Todd MueckenheimWPointsNY Summer Open94KGF2017
13206DJ JacksonDJ JacksonWReferee DecisionNY Summer OpenABSSF2017
13952Thomas KeenanWReferee DecisionF2W Pro 5182KGSPF2017
14169Lucas ValleWNorth south chokeBJJ NY Pro82KG4F2017
14608Tommy LangakerTommy LangakerWNorth south chokeEuropean Open82KG4F2018
14610Nathan MendelsohnNathan MendelsohnWPts: 2x0European Open82KGSF2018
14719Joshua BacallaoWPts: 5x0Atlanta W. Open82KGSF2018
14720Vitor OliveiraVitor OliveiraWPts: 0x0, AdvAtlanta W. Open82KGF2018
14727Rennick KamaWNorth south chokeAtlanta W. OpenABS4F2018
14729Inacio NetoInacio NetoWAdvAtlanta W. OpenABS4F2018
15060Michael PerezMichael PerezWChoke from backPan American82KG8F2018
15068Otavio SousaOtavio SousaWPts: 2x0Pan American82KGSF2018
15180Jose LlanasWCross chokeF2W Pro 6682KGSPF2018
15222A. MustakovWChokeChicago Sp. Open82KGSF2018
15224Dante LeonDante LeonWAdvChicago Sp. Open82KGF2018
15552Manuel RibamarManuel RibamarWPts: 2x0NY Spring Open82KGSF2018
15556Nicolas PenzerWArmbarNY Spring OpenABS4F2018
15559Felipe CesarFelipe CesarWPts: 0x0, AdvNY Spring OpenABSSF2018
15561Murilo SantanaMurilo SantanaWPts: 2x0NY Spring OpenABSF2018
15810UnknownWArmbarBrasileiro82KGR12018
15817Andre Jose CostaWBotinhaBrasileiro82KG8F2018
15819Fabricio BarbarottiWNorth south chokeBrasileiro82KG4F2018
15823Romualdo AndradeWPointsBrasileiro82KGSF2018
15824Yago SouzaYago SouzaWPts: 0x0, AdvBrasileiro82KGF2018
16088Oliver GeddesOliver GeddesWPts: 2x0World Champ.82KGR22018
16102Thomas MietzWPts: 6x0World Champ.82KG8F2018
16111Yago SouzaYago SouzaWReferee DecisionWorld Champ.82KG4F2018
16858Gilvan CostaWArmbarWashington SU.O.88KGF2018
16918Piotr MarcinWEstima lockNo Gi Pan Am.85KG4F2018
16921Isaiah RightWArmlockNo Gi Pan Am.85KGSF2018
16922Nick CalvaneseNick CalvaneseWReferee DecisionNo Gi Pan Am.85KGF2018
18013Kalil MurielWPts: 2x0NoGi Worlds85KGR22018
18022Gabriel ArgesGabriel ArgesWPts: 6x4NoGi Worlds85KG4F2018
18024Murilo SantanaMurilo SantanaWPts: 0x0, AdvNoGi Worlds85KGSF2018

Marcos Tinoco @ European Open

 

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