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Maurício Oliveira Neto is a Brazilian jiu-jitsu black belt under Júlio César Pereira being also one of the main representatives of the GFT academy in the sport’s international circuit. 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: Mitsuyo Maeda > Luis França > Oswaldo Fadda > Monir Salomão > Júlio César > Maurício Oliveira

Main Achievements:

  • 1st Place IBJJF New York BJJ Pro (2019)
  • 1st Place IBJJF Chicago Summer Open (2018**)

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: GF Team

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.

On 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.

Mauricio Oliveira Grappling Record

24 WINS
  • BY POINTS
    15 (63%)
  • BY ADVANTAGES
    2 (8%)
  • BY SUBMISSION
    4 (17%)
  • BY DECISION
    3 (13%)
  • BY PENALTIES
    0 (0%)
  • BY DQ
    0 (0%)

4 SUBMISSIONS WINS

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Triangle
25
1
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Armbar
25
1
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Toe hold
25
1
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Choke from back
25
1
4
(100%) SUBMISSIONS
4 LOSSES
  • BY POINTS
    0 (0%)
  • BY ADVANTAGES
    0 (0%)
  • BY SUBMISSION
    0 (0%)
  • BY DECISION
    3 (75%)
  • BY PENALTIES
    1 (25%)
  • BY DQ
    0 (0%)

0 SUBMISSION LOSSES

Mauricio Oliveira Fight History

ID Opponent W/L Method Competition Weight Stage Year
18571Matheus DinizMatheus DinizLReferee DecisionNoGi Worlds85KG4F2018
21552Marcos TinocoMarcos TinocoLPts: 0x0, PenGrand Slam LA85KGSF2019
22087Manuel RibamarManuel RibamarLReferee DecisionF2W 13082KGSPF2019
24493Yan LucasYan LucasLReferee DecisionGrand Slam RJ77KGSF2020
17135Jeffrey AkeWTriangleChicago SM Open88KGSF2018
17136Stephen PattersonWPts: 7x0Chicago SM Open88KGF2018
17142Pedro M.WPts: 8x0Chicago SM OpenABS4F2018
18322Chris PassareloWPointsKOTM InvitationalABSR12018
18324Abdul NasirWArmbarKOTM InvitationalABS4F2018
18326Daniel McGuireWToe holdKOTM InvitationalABSSF2018
18556Abner SoaresWPts: 6x0NoGi Worlds85KGR12018
18567Servio TulioServio TulioWPts: 2x2, AdvNoGi Worlds85KGR22018
20949Charles MurdockWPointsNY BJJ Pro82KG4F2019
20951Lucas ValleWChoke from backNY BJJ Pro82KGSF2019
20952Levi JonesLevi JonesWPts: 2x0NY BJJ Pro82KGF2019
21549Fabricio SilveiraWPts: 8x0Grand Slam LA85KGR12019
21554Guthierry BarbosaGuthierry BarbosaWPts: 7x0Grand Slam LA85KGRPC2019
21555Mathias LunaMathias LunaWPts: 2x0Grand Slam LA85KG3RD2019
22072Matt LeightonMatt LeightonWReferee DecisionF2W 12988KGSPF2019
24472Vinicius SantosWPts: 3x1Grand Slam RJ77KGR12020
24487Thiago SilvaWPts: 11x1Grand Slam RJ77KG8F2020
24489Leonardo LaraLeonardo LaraWPts: 4x2Grand Slam RJ77KG4F2020
24916Servio TulioServio TulioWReferee DecisionBig Deal Pro 285KGSPF2021
25064Lucas LaetWPts: 0x0, AdvRio Open88KG4F2021
25069Reyson NevesWPts: 2x0Rio Open88KGSF2021
25274Claudio CalasansClaudio CalasansWReferee DecisionGrand Slam AD85KGR12021
25278Lionel BareiroWPts: 3x0Grand Slam AD85KG4F2021
25281Wellington LuisWellington LuisWPts: 2x1Grand Slam AD85KGSF2021

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