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Matheus Costa

Matheus Costa

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Matheus Costa is a Brazilian jiu jitsu black belt under Guto Vicente, and a representative of Julio César‘s GF Team. Well known within Brazil’s national grappling circuit, Matheus is revered for his aggressive style and finishing accuracy, attributes that helped him earn medals at important tournaments such as the CBJJ Brazilian Nationals (Brasileiro) with and without the gi (NOGI), as well as IBJJF’s Rio International Open, Curitiba International Open and several other prestigious events.

Matheus Costa Jiu Jitsu

Full Name: Matheus Guilherme da Costa

Nickname: N/A

Lineage:  Mitsuyo Maeda > Carlos Gracie > Helio Gracie > Orlando Barradas > Gustavo Vicente > Matheus Costa

Main Achievements:

  • IBJJF Rio Winter Int. Open Champion (2017)
  • IBJJF Curitiba Fall Int. Open Champion (2017)
  • UAEJJF Petrópolis National Pro Champion (2016*)
  • IBJJF Curitiba Winter Int. Open 2nd Place (2016)
  • UAEJJF Petrópolis National Pro 2nd Place (2016)
  • CBJJ Brasileiro 3rd Place (2017)
  • CBJJ Brasileiro NOGI 3rd Place (2016)
  • IBJJF Rio Summer Int. Open 3rd Place (2016)

Main Achievements (Colored Belts):

  • CBJJ Brasileiro 3rd Place (2012 purple)
  • IBJJF European Open 3rd Place (2015 brown)

Favorite Position/Technique: Overhook-Armlock

Weight Division: Peso Leve (76,00 kg / 168.0 lbs)

Team/Association: GF Team

Matheus Costa Biography

Matheus Costa was born on January 27, 1994 in Niterói, a municipality of the state of Rio de Janeiro in the southeast region of Brazil. He started learning how to grapple at the age of 8 through judo, a sport he practiced for 2 years.

Matheus’ early teens coincided with a time when the (now defunct) Japanese mixed martial arts promotion Pride Fc was at the peak of its popularity. Influenced by the good performances of jiu jitsu athletes such as Rodrigo Minotauro and Ricardo Arona inside the ring, Matheus set his sights on BJJ. Although his parents tried to veto Matheus’ decision – believing jiu jitsu was too violent for their son, Costa managed to convince them to accept his decision in exchange for higher grades at school.

Instructor Guto Vicente was Matheus’ first instructor, himself a direct student of two historic Niterói figures – Luis Carlos and Master Barradas (RIP). Vicente graded Costa through all belts, including his black belt, Which Matheus received on June 17, 2015.

The decision to become a jiu jitsu pro-athlete occurred as a brown belt, but working with a smaller team made it harder for Costa to reach his full potential. Understanding this issue, and with his instructor’s approval, Matheus decided to join GF Team on June 2016.

Cover photo by Arena Jiu Jitsu.

Matheus Costa Grappling Record

31 WINS
  • BY POINTS
    6 (19%)
  • BY ADVANTAGES
    3 (10%)
  • BY SUBMISSION
    21 (68%)
  • BY DECISION
    1 (3%)
  • BY PENALTIES
    0 (0%)
  • BY DQ
    0 (0%)

21 SUBMISSIONS WINS

#214eb8
Armlock
33
7
#86e620
Armbar
19
4
#5AD3D1
Choke from back
19
4
#d1212a
Choke
10
2
#fad11b
Submission
5
1
#f58822
Amassa pao choke
5
1
#224aba
Toe hold
5
1
#ff9124
Triangle
5
1
21
(100%) SUBMISSIONS
20 LOSSES
  • BY POINTS
    7 (35%)
  • BY ADVANTAGES
    2 (10%)
  • BY SUBMISSION
    10 (50%)
  • BY DECISION
    0 (0%)
  • BY PENALTIES
    0 (0%)
  • BY DQ
    1 (5%)

10 SUBMISSIONS LOSSES

#214eb8
Armbar
40
4
#86e620
Choke from back
20
2
#5AD3D1
Triangle
10
1
#d1212a
Kneebar
10
1
#fad11b
Choke f/ omoplata
10
1
#f58822
Footlock
10
1
10
(100%) SUBMISSIONS

Matheus Costa Fight History

ID Opponent W/L Method Competition Weight Stage Year
8122Ricardo RochaLPts: 2x2, AdvFloripa Open76KGF2015
8138Jhonny LoureiroJhonny LoureiroLTriangleFloripa NoGi Open79KG4F2015
8554Celso ViniciusCelso ViniciusLChoke from backGrand Slam RJ77KGSF2015
8557Rafael MansurRafael MansurLPts: 6x3Grand Slam RJ77KG3RD2015
9068Jaime CanutoJaime CanutoLArmbarRio Summer Open82KGSF2016
9655Jhonny LoureiroJhonny LoureiroLArmbarBrasileiro82KG4F2016
9713Renato CardosoRenato CardosoLArmbarBrasileiroABSRD2016
10941Gabriel RolloGabriel RolloLArmbarGrand Slam RJ77KG4F2016
11215Luan CarvalhoLuan CarvalhoLPointsPetropolis Pro77KGF2016
11578Rodrigo ConceicaoRodrigo ConceicaoLPointsADCC RJ77KGR12017
11632Jhonny LoureiroJhonny LoureiroLPointsManaus Nat. Pro77KG4F2017
12576Michael LanghiMichael LanghiLDQBrasileiro76KGSF2017
12904Francisco IturraldeFrancisco IturraldeLKneebarWorld Champ.76KGR12017
14102Talles SilvaLPts: 0x0, AdvGrand Slam RJ77KGR12017
15829Rodrigo ConceicaoRodrigo ConceicaoLPts: 6x2Brasileiro76KG8F2018
16098Lucas LepriLucas LepriLChoke f/ omoplataWorld Champ.76KGR32018
16604Pedro PalharesLChoke from backOrlando Open82KGF2018
17044Jeremy JacksonJeremy JacksonLFootlockAtlanta Summer O.76KGSF2018
17096Kaunan BarbozaLPts: 2x0Grand Slam LA77KG4F2018
17976Fabricio BarbarottiLN/ABH Sp Open82KGSF2018
8120Sandro VieiraWArmbarFloripa Open76KG4F2015
8121Luis SiqueiraWSubmissionFloripa Open76KGSF2015
8543Ricardo RochaWPts: 2x2, AdvGrand Slam RJ77KGR12015
8547Renan GomesWArmlockGrand Slam RJ77KG8F2015
8552Philipe ArimateaWPts: 2x0Grand Slam RJ77KG4F2015
8749Patrick AlmeidaWArmbarTop Strike 3N/ASPF2015
8750Tiano MartinsWArmbarConfere 876KGSPF2015
9066Pedro AlcântaraWPointsRio Summer Open82KG4F2016
9645George da SilvaWPointsBrasileiro82KGR12016
9652Bruno de FrançaWArmlockBrasileiro82KG8F2016
10919Luca AbayanWPts: 5x0Grand Slam RJ77KGR12016
10937Talles SilvaWReferee DecisionGrand Slam RJ77KG8F2016
11216Luan CarvalhoLuan CarvalhoWAdvPetropolis ProABSSF2016
12562Edward HohlWAmassa pao chokeBrasileiro76KGR12017
12563Caio CiprianoWChoke from backBrasileiro76KGR22017
12572Fabio CaloiFabio CaloiWToe holdBrasileiro76KG4F2017
12786Andre LuizWChokeCuritiba Fall Open76KG4F2017
12790Mateus GarciaWArmlockCuritiba Fall Open88KGF2017
13045Mauricio FernandesWChokeRio Winter Open76KGR12017
13046Lucas CostaWArmbarRio Winter Open76KG4F2017
13048Pedro FernandesWChoke from backRio Winter Open76KGSF2017
13050Rodrigo ConceicaoRodrigo ConceicaoWPts: 10x10, AdvRio Winter Open76KGF2017
13522Magno MotaWArmlockBrasileiro Equipes82KGSF2017
13523Leo LaraWChoke from BackBrasileiro Equipes82KGF2017
15821Matheus CarvalhoWArmlockBrasileiro76KGR12018
16087Oliver LovellWPts: 8x4World Champ.76KGR22018
16602Edson SilvaWArmlockOrlando Open82KGSF2018
16794Steven SilvaWArmlockFlorida States88KF2018
16795R. CadenaWTriangleFlorida StatesABSSF2018
16796R. DiasWChoke from backFlorida StatesABSF2018
17974Vagner NascimentoWN/ABH Sp Open82KG4F2018

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