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Maurício Oliveira Neto is a Brazilian jiu-jitsu black belt under Júlio César Pereira who represented the GFT academy in the sport’s international circuit during the early stages of his career, later switching to the Dream Art Project team in São Paulo, Brazil. Maurício Oliveira made a name for himself as one of the sport’s biggest stars after sequential International Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Federation (IBJJF) World titles in the blue, purple and brown belt divisions (2016, 2017, 2018) becoming instantly recognized as one of the top grapplers of his generation.

Maurício Oliveira Jiu Jitsu

Full Name: Maurício de Oliveira Santos Neto

Nickname: N/A

Lineage: Luis França > Oswaldo Fadda > Monir Salomão > Júlio César > Maurício Oliveira

Main Achievements:

  • 1st Place IBJJF European Championship (2024)
  • 1st Place CBJJ Brazilian Nationals (2021)
  • 1st Place AJP Grand Slam, ABD (2021)
  • 1st Place AJP Grand Slam, LA (2019)
  • 2nd Place IBJJF South American Championship (2023)
  • 3rd Place BJJ Stars Grand Prix (2022)

Main Achievements (Colored Belts):

  • 1st Place IBJJF World Championship (2016 blue / 2017 purple / 2018 brown)
  • 1st Place IBJJF Pans Championship (2018 brown)
  • 1st Place CBJJ Brazilian Nationals (2016 blue)
  • 1st Place UAEJJF Abu Dhabi Pro (2017 purple)
  • 1st Place UAEJJF Grand Slam – RJ (2016 purple)
  • 2nd Place IBJJF World Championship (2016* blue)
  • 3rd Place IBJJF World Championship (2018* brown)

Favorite Position/Technique: Back Attack

Weight Division: Meio Pesado (88,30 kg /195.0 lbs)

Team/Association: Dream Art

Maurício Oliveira Biography

Maurício Oliveira Neto was born on October 24, 1997 in Salvador, the capital of Brazil’s northeastern state of Bahia. Growing up in an impoverished area (São Caetano) of Salvador, Maurício spent his days playing street soccer and didn’t see his life without this activity.

The always present street violence felt in his neighborhood helped Oliveira’s brother-in-law convince Maurício to try a jiu-jitsu class when he was 14 years old, under the pretext of learning self-defense. Coach Zé Carlos taught BJJ classes for free at a local association and it was he who initiated the young teenager in grappling.

Carlos was forced to abandon the project after a few months, leading Maurício to join Zé Carlos’ own instructor Master Sinho Baiano. He stayed with Master Sinho for over 1 year, and in the meantime befriended another well-known Salvador instructor, Mr. Grimaldo Oliveira a GF Team representative in the region.

Grimaldo saw tremendous potential in Maurício Oliveira and invited him to come and train at the GFT headquarters in Rio. Given that Maurício was just 16 years old, Master Oliveira helped convince the boy’s mother who allowed Neto to come and live his dream in the big city.

Maurício Oliveira arrived as a blue belt and spent the following 3 years living at GFT’s academy, in a room the students nicknamed “Cachanga” which was located above the mats (Cachanga usually translates to a place inhabited by people of lower social strata). There Maurício had the opportunity to live and breathe jiu-jitsu 24 hours per day, training under Júlio César.

In 2016 a good friend and teammate of Maurício – Gutemberg Pereira moved to Ohio in the United States. Gutemberg knew Oliveira from the days of Salvador when they had trained together, having also been a part of the same GFT flag also for a few years. The friendship between the two athletes kept very much alive and in 2017 Pereira invited Maurício to visit the United States to train in Ohio at the local GFTeam camp, an offer accepted by the young grappler. After this first contact Oliveira remained as a regular member and representative of the Ohio-based GFT.

In June 2018, after conquering his third IBJJF world title in a row, Maurício Oliveira Neto was promoted to black belt by his longtime instructor Júlio César Pereira. In 2020, however, after returning to Brazil, Oliveira joined the São Paulo based team, Dream Art.

Mauricio Oliveira Grappling Record

46 WINS
  • BY POINTS
    26 (57%)
  • BY ADVANTAGES
    4 (9%)
  • BY SUBMISSION
    11 (24%)
  • BY DECISION
    4 (9%)
  • BY PENALTIES
    0 (0%)
  • BY DQ
    1 (2%)

11 SUBMISSIONS WINS

#214eb8
Choke from back
45
5
#86e620
Toe hold
18
2
#5AD3D1
Armbar
9
1
#d1212a
Mir lock
9
1
#fad11b
Verbal tap
9
1
#f58822
Triangle
9
1
11
(100%) SUBMISSIONS
14 LOSSES
  • BY POINTS
    0 (0%)
  • BY ADVANTAGES
    2 (14%)
  • BY SUBMISSION
    5 (36%)
  • BY DECISION
    5 (36%)
  • BY PENALTIES
    1 (7%)
  • BY DQ
    0 (0%)

5 SUBMISSIONS LOSSES

#214eb8
Armbar
40
2
#86e620
Kneebar
20
1
#5AD3D1
RNC
20
1
#d1212a
Katagatame
20
1
5
(100%) SUBMISSIONS

Mauricio Oliveira Fight History

ID Opponent W/L Method Competition Weight Stage Year
18669Matheus DinizMatheus DinizLReferee DecisionNoGi Worlds85KG4F2018
21699Marcos TinocoMarcos TinocoLPts: 0x0, PenGrand Slam LA85KGSF2019
22247Manuel RibamarManuel RibamarLReferee DecisionF2W 13082KGSPF2019
24732Yan LucasYan LucasLReferee DecisionGrand Slam RJ77KGSF2020
27093Lucas BarbosaLucas BarbosaLKatagatameBJJ Bet88KGSF2021
32064Mica GalvaoMica GalvaoLInjuryBJJ Stars83KGSF2022
38515Francisco LoFrancisco LoLKneebarPan American88KGR12023
39081Victor HugoVictor HugoLReferee DecisionBJJ StarsABS4F2023
40412Rolando SamsonRolando SamsonLArmbarWorld Champ.82KG4F2023
42918Uanderson FerreiraUanderson FerreiraLPts: 4x4, AdvSul Americano88KGF2023
45655Andy MurasakiAndy MurasakiLPts: 0x0, AdvThe Crown82KGSF2023
47221Tainan DalpraTainan DalpraLRNCIBJJF NGGP88KGSPF2024
49029Uanderson FerreiraUanderson FerreiraLArmbarBJJ Stars 1288KG4F2024
50263Yan LucasYan LucasLReferee DecisionWorld Champ.82KG4F2024
17205Jeffrey AkeWTriangleChicago SM Open88KGSF2018
17206Stephen PattersonWPts: 7x0Chicago SM Open88KGF2018
17212Pedro M.WPts: 8x0Chicago SM OpenABS4F2018
18415Chris PassareloWPointsKOTM InvitationalABSR12018
18417Abdul NasirWArmbarKOTM InvitationalABS4F2018
18419Daniel McGuireWToe holdKOTM InvitationalABSSF2018
18654Abner SoaresWPts: 6x0NoGi Worlds85KGR12018
18665Servio TulioServio TulioWPts: 2x2, AdvNoGi Worlds85KGR22018
21081Charles MurdockWPointsNY BJJ Pro82KG4F2019
21083Lucas ValleWChoke from backNY BJJ Pro82KGSF2019
21084Levi JonesLevi JonesWPts: 2x0NY BJJ Pro82KGF2019
21696Fabricio SilveiraWPts: 8x0Grand Slam LA85KGR12019
21701Guthierry BarbosaGuthierry BarbosaWPts: 7x0Grand Slam LA85KGRPC2019
21702Mathias LunaMathias LunaWPts: 2x0Grand Slam LA85KG3RD2019
22229Matt LeightonMatt LeightonWReferee DecisionF2W 12988KGSPF2019
24711Vinicius SantosWPts: 3x1Grand Slam RJ77KGR12020
24726Thiago SilvaWPts: 11x1Grand Slam RJ77KG8F2020
24728Leonardo LaraLeonardo LaraWPts: 4x2Grand Slam RJ77KG4F2020
25181Servio TulioServio TulioWReferee DecisionBig Deal Pro 285KGSPF2021
25332Lucas LaetWPts: 0x0, AdvRio Open88KG4F2021
25337Reyson NevesWPts: 2x0Rio Open88KGSF2021
25544Claudio CalasansClaudio CalasansWReferee DecisionGrand Slam AD85KGR12021
25548Lionel BareiroWPts: 3x0Grand Slam AD85KG4F2021
25551Wellington LuisWellington LuisWPts: 2x1Grand Slam AD85KGSF2021
26852Wellington LuisWellington LuisWPts: 3x0Big Deal Pro 382KGSPF2021
27092Mica GalvaoMica GalvaoWPts: 2x0BJJ Bet88KGSF2021
28076Wellington LuisWellington LuisWPts: 6x2Brasileiro88KGR12021
28079Rodrigo RochaWToe holdBrasileiro88KG4F2021
28083Leon BritoLeon BritoWPts: 4x2Brasileiro88KGSF2021
28085Marcos MartinsMarcos MartinsWPts: 2x0Brasileiro88KGF2021
32063Pedro MachadoPedro MachadoWReferee DecisionBJJ Stars83KG4F2022
38132Leonardo BroccaWMir lockCuritiba SMO88KG4F2023
38134Manoel RochaWVerbal tapCuritiba SMO88KGSF2023
38136Gabriel CostaGabriel CostaWPts: 3x0Curitiba SMO88KGF2023
39078Roberto AbreuRoberto AbreuWPts: 2x0BJJ StarsABSR12023
40406Elder JuniorWDQWorld Champ.82KG8F2023
42905Adrianderson SantosWChoke from backSul Americano88KG8F2023
42914Ian CerqueiraWPts: 8x0Sul Americano88KG4F2023
42917Leonardo LaraLeonardo LaraWChoke from backSul Americano88KGSF2023
45657Pedro MaiaPedro MaiaWPts: 2x2, AdvThe Crown82KG3RD2023
46360Erick DiovanoWPts: 9x2European OpenABS8F2024
46368Clayton MayfieldWPts: 11x0European OpenABS4F2024
46452Antonio AlencarWChoke from backEuropean Open88KG8F2024
46457Nolan StuartNolan StuartWChoke from backEuropean Open88KG4F2024
46461Davi VetoraciWPts: 2x2, AdvEuropean Open88KGSF2024
50261Ganriel AvilaWN/AWorld Champ.82KG8F2024

 

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