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Murilo Santana is a Brazilian Jiu Jitsu black belt under the famous UFC referee Mario Yamasaki, who competes for the Sao Paulo based team, Barbosa Jiu Jitsu. Murilo Santana is considered one of the top grapplers in the BJJ midleweight division where he has won important tournaments such as the Brazilian Nationals, the Sao Paulo State Championship and numerous other competitions.

Murilo Santana Jiu Jitsu

Full Name: Murilo Silva Ferreira Santana

Nickname: n/a

Lineage: Mitsuyo Maeda > Carlos Gracie > Helio Gracie > Rickson Gracie > Marcelo Behring > Mario Yamasaki > Murilo Santana

Main Achievements:

    • Brazilian National Champion (2007, 2010, 2012)
    • World Champion No Gi (2013 open weight)
    • World Cup Open Weight Champion – CBJJE (2007)
    • Sao Paulo State Champion (2007 weight & absolute)
    • ADCC Brazilian Trials Winner (2011)
    • Brazilian National No-Gi Silver Medallist (2010)
    • World Championships Bronze Medallist (2014, 2008, 2007)
    • Brazilian National Open Weight Bronze Medallist (2008)
    • Pan American Championship Bronze Medallist (2016)
    • World No-Gi Bronze Medallist (2010)
    • ADCC 4th Place (2011 absolute)

Favourite Position/Technique: Miragaia Pass/Guard/Armbar

Weight Division: Médio (82kg-181lbs)

Team/Association: Barbosa Jiu Jitsu/Yamasaki

Murilo Santana’s Biography

Murilo Santana was born in the state of Sao Paulo, Brazil on the 13th of April 1983. He started training with Mario Yamasaki (the famous UFC referee) in Sao Paulo, earning his black belt training with Yamasaki. When Mario moved to the United States to open an academy (and later referee MMA events) Santana decided to move to the Equipe Barbosa, a team led by Marcos Barbosa where Murilo already had many personal friends.

Under the Barbosa banner, Murilo’s Jiu Jitsu flourished, going through his best period as a competitor. In 2015 Murilo moved to the United States, more specifically New York, where he helped kickstart the Unity BJJ academy.

Murilo Santana Grappling Record

82 WINS
  • BY POINTS
    25 (30%)
  • BY ADVANTAGES
    4 (5%)
  • BY SUBMISSION
    50 (61%)
  • BY DECISION
    3 (4%)
  • BY PENALTIES
    0 (0%)
  • BY DQ
    0 (0%)

50 SUBMISSIONS WINS

#214eb8
Armbar
34
17
#86e620
Triangle
24
12
#5AD3D1
Choke
8
4
#d1212a
Choke from back
4
2
#fad11b
Arm in guillotine
4
2
#f58822
Submission
4
2
#224aba
Katagatame
4
2
#ff9124
Triangle armbar
4
2
#bf1f6c
Heel hook
4
2
#22c9a5
Toe hold
4
2
#fad223
Kneebar
2
1
#03861f
Omoplata
2
1
#039a1f
Lapel choke
2
1
50
(100%) SUBMISSIONS
45 LOSSES
  • BY POINTS
    35 (78%)
  • BY ADVANTAGES
    4 (9%)
  • BY SUBMISSION
    1 (2%)
  • BY DECISION
    2 (4%)
  • BY PENALTIES
    3 (7%)
  • BY DQ
    0 (0%)

1 SUBMISSION LOSSES

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Guillotine
100
1
1
(100%) SUBMISSION

Murilo Santana Fight History

ID Opponent W/L Method Competition Weight Stage Year
1249Andre GalvaoAndre GalvaoLPts: 6x0World Cup82KG1/4F2005
1417Marcelo GarciaMarcelo GarciaLPts: 2x0World Champ.82KG1/4F2006
1863Alexandre SouzaAlexandre SouzaLReferee DecisionBrasileiroABSSF2008
1929Braulio EstimaBraulio EstimaLN/AWorld Champ.88KGSF2008
2212Gregor GracieGregor GracieLPts: 3x0ADCC77KGR12009
2366Gustavo JunqueiraLPointsFull FightABSSPF2009
2390Lucas LeiteLucas LeiteLPts: 2x0NoGi Worlds79KGSF2009
2579Pablo PopovitchPablo PopovitchLPointsNo Gi Worlds86KGSF2010
2589JT TorresJT TorresLPointsNo Gi WorldsABSR12010
2657Marcelo GarciaMarcelo GarciaLPts: 8x2World Champ.82KG1/4F2010
2669Romulo BarralRomulo BarralLPointsWorld Champ.88KG1/4F2010
3173Kron GracieKron GracieLPts: 0x0, PenADCC77KG1/4F2011
3222Andre GalvaoAndre GalvaoLPts: 0x0, PenADCCABSSF2011
3224Alexandre RibeiroAlexandre RibeiroLPts: 2x0ADCCABS3PLC2011
3237Marcelo GoncalvesLPointsNo Gi WorldsABSR12011
3261Thiago AbreuThiago AbreuLGuillotineNo Gi Worlds82KG1/4F2011
3459Marcus AlmeidaMarcus AlmeidaLPts: 10x0Pan AmericanABS1/4F2012
3528Jake MackenzieJake MackenzieLPts: 4x0Pan American82KGR22012
3750Nivaldo OliveiraNivaldo OliveiraLPts: 2x2, AdvBrasileiroABSSF2012
3786Roberto AbreuRoberto AbreuLPts: 6x4World Champ.ABSR22012
3945Diego BorgesDiego BorgesLPts: 6x2World Champ.82KGR22012
3952Clark GracieClark GracieLPointsWorld Champ.82KG1/8F2012
4132Clark GracieClark GracieLPts: 2x0NoGi Worlds82KG1/4F2012
4165Kleber BuiuLPointsNoGi WorldsABS1/8F2012
4249Rafael LovatoRafael LovatoDN/AWorld ExpoABSSPF2013
4651Vitor OliveiraVitor OliveiraLAdvWorld Champ.82KG1/4F2013
5066Jaime CanutoJaime CanutoLPts: 2x0World Pro Trial82KGF2014
5144Andre GalvaoAndre GalvaoLPointsPan AmericanABS1/4F2014
5213Keenan CorneliusKeenan CorneliusLPts: 4x2Pan American88KG1/4F2014
5524Alexander TransAlexander TransLPts: 6x2World Champ.ABSRD 42014
5642Braulio EstimaBraulio EstimaLPts: 8x2World Champ.88KGSF2014
5804Tim SpriggsTim SpriggsLAdvNo Gi WorldsABSRDS2014
5841Keenan CorneliusKeenan CorneliusLPts: 2x0No Gi Worlds88KGSF2014
6606Keenan CorneliusKeenan CorneliusLPts: 4x0Pan American88KGSF2015
7116Alexander TransAlexander TransLPts: 2x0World Champ.ABS1/8F2015
7195Victor EstimaVictor EstimaLReferee DecisionWorld Champ.82KG1/4F2015
8969Romulo BarralRomulo BarralLPts: 4x2Pan American88KGSF2016
9027Joao RochaJoao RochaLPts: 4x0Pan AmericanABS1/8F2016
9248Rodrigo ReisLPts: 6x0World Pro85KGR12016
9494Vitor OliveiraVitor OliveiraLPointsAtlanta BJJ Pro94KGF2016
9665Romulo BarralRomulo BarralLPts: 2x0World Champ.88KG1/4F2016
9710Pedro MouraLPts: 0x0, AdvWorld Champ.ABSR22016
9910Matheus DinizMatheus DinizLPts: 5x0NY NoGi OpenABSF2016
10078Erberth SantosErberth SantosLPts: 6x0G. Slam NG - LA92KGF2016
10246Dillon DanisDillon DanisLPts: 2x0NoGi Pan Ams83KGF2016
10535Yuri SimoesYuri SimoesLPts: 0x0, PenNoGi WorldsABSF2016
1414Gustavo CamposGustavo CamposWTriangleWorld Champ.82KGR12006
1499Fernando PieroFernando PieroWTriangleTeam NationalsO88KG1/4F2006
1527Frank UnoWTrianglePaulista FPJJABSN/A2007
1528Eduardo TellesEduardo TellesWPts: 0x0, AdvPaulista FPJJABSF2007
1529Andre GalvaoAndre GalvaoWPts: 4x0Paulista FPJJ82KGF2007
1572UnknownWSubmissionBrasileiro82KG1/4F2007
1573Orlando ZanettiWTriangleBrasileiro82KGSF2007
1574Robert FonsecaWTriangleBrasileiro82KGF2007
1921Marcel AguilarWArmbarWorld Champ.88KGR12008
1927Eduardo SantoroEduardo SantoroWPointsWorld Champ.88KG1/4F2008
2013Rodrigo BlazioWOmoplataBrasileiro CBJJE88KGF2008
2166Nilson RicardoWKatagatameBrasileiro NoGiABSF2009
2177Rafael dos AnjosWPointsADCC Trials77KG1/4F2009
2182Daniel MoraesDaniel MoraesWPointsADCC Trials77KGSF2009
2183Claudio CalasansClaudio CalasansWTriangle armbarADCC Trials77KGF2009
2744Adriano SilvaAdriano SilvaWPointsWorld Pro Trial82KGNA2011
2745Vinícius CorralesWLapel chokeWorld Pro Trial82KGNA2011
3124Rodrigo CaporalRodrigo CaporalWTriangleADCC Rio Trials77KGNA2011
3125Raoni BarcelosRaoni BarcelosWHeel hookADCC Rio Trials77KGNA2011
3126Vitor OliveiraVitor OliveiraWHeel hookADCC Rio Trials77KGNA2011
3127Junior CrivelariWArmbarADCC Rio Trials77KGNA2011
3138Jorge BrittoWArmbarADCC77KGR12011
3217Marko HelenWArmbarADCCABSR12011
3220Vinny MagalhaesVinny MagalhaesWReferee DecisionADCCABS1/4F2011
3366Tiago RochaTiago RochaWN/ABrasileiro NoGi79KGSF2011
3367Sandro VieiraWToe holdBrasileiro NoGi79KGF2011
3445Brent PrimusWPts: 11x0Pan AmericanABSR12012
3452Rodrigo CaporalRodrigo CaporalWArmbarPan AmericanABSR22012
3740Ken PrimolaWArmbarBrasileiro82KG1/4F2012
3742Gabriel RolloGabriel RolloWArmbarBrasileiro76KGF2012
3772Felipe MotaFelipe MotaWSubmissionWorld Champ.ABSR12012
4102Eduardo SarkissianWKneebarNacional Open88KGNA2012
4103Rodrigo RibeiroWChokeNacional Open88KGNA2012
4104Rafael SilvaWArmbarNacional Open88KGNA2012
4157UnknownWTriangleNoGi WorldsABSR12012
4731Felipe PenaFelipe PenaWArmbarBrasileiro CBJJE88KGNA2013
4745Abraão AmorimWTriangleMundial CBJJE88KG1/4F2013
4747Maurício PriscoWArmbarMundial CBJJE88KGSF2013
4749Renato CardosoRenato CardosoWPts: 8x0Mundial CBJJE88KGF2013
4819Thomas LoubersanesWPointsNoGi Pan American83KGF2013
4824AJ AgazarmAJ AgazarmWChokeNoGi Pan AmericanABSSF2013
4974Lucas LeiteLucas LeiteWAdvNoGi WorldsABSSF2013
5074Renato CardosoRenato CardosoWReferee DecisionWorld Pro TrialABSF2014
5123Gybson SaWPts: 4x0Pan AmericanABSR22014
5135James PuopoloJames PuopoloWPointsPan AmericanABSR32014
5208Jurandir ConceicaoWPointsPan American88KGR12014
5503Seth GarverWPts: 7x0World Champ.ABSR12014
5632Mario RossiWChokeWorld Champ.88KGRDS2014
5640Diego GamonalWPointsWorld Champ.88KG1/4F2014
5698Stefano CorreaWAdvSP Open82KGSF2014
5701Vinicius MarinhoVinicius MarinhoWTriangleSP Open NoGiABSSF2014
5702Vitor BonfimWAdvSP Open NoGiABSF2014
5838Inacio NetoInacio NetoWToe holdNo Gi Worlds88KG1/4F2014
6494Rodrigo CaporalRodrigo CaporalWTrianglePan AmericanABSR22015
6599Kenneth PrimolaWChoke from backPan American88KG1/8F2015
6603Thiago SaThiago SaWChoke from backPan American88KG1/4F2015
6762Romulo AzevedoRomulo AzevedoWPointsNY Spring Open88KGSF2015
7007Rafael RosendoWN/ABoca Raton Open88KGSF2015
7009Matheus DinizMatheus DinizWPts: 7x4Boca Raton Open88KGF2015
7028Matheus DinizMatheus DinizWArmbarBoston Spring Open88KGSF2015
7031Matheus DinizMatheus DinizWArmbarBoston Spring OpenABSSF2015
7032Francisco IturraldeFrancisco IturraldeWKatagatameBoston Spring OpenABSF2015
7107Vinicius AgudoWTriangle armbarWorld Champ.ABSR12015
7189Victor SilverioVictor SilverioWReferee DecisionWorld Champ.82KG1/8F2015
8759Robson GracieRobson GracieWArmbarUAEJJF NYC Pro85KGRR2016
8760Nathan MedelsohnWTriangleUAEJJF NYC Pro85KGRR2016
8963Matheus DinizMatheus DinizWChokePan American88KG1/8F2016
8966Thiago SaThiago SaWArmbarPan American88KG1/4F2016
9010Marcos TinocoMarcos TinocoWPointsPan AmericanABSR12016
9109Louis ArmezzaniWN/ANY Spring Open88KGSF2016
9111Gregor GracieGregor GracieWTriangleNY Spring Open88KGF2016
9492Aaron JohnsonWN/AAtlanta BJJ Pro94KGSF2016
9656Lucas BarbosaLucas BarbosaWPts: 9x0World Champ.88KG1/8F2016
9905Gilvan GomesWArmbarNY NoGi Open79KGF2016
9907Jonathan SatavaJonathan SatavaWN/ANY NoGi OpenABSSF2016
10077William NymanWArmbarG. Slam NG - LA92KGSF2016
10245Samir AbdolkaderWArm in guillotineNoGi Pan Ams83KGSF2016
10522Marcel GoncalvesMarcel GoncalvesWPts: 6x2NoGi WorldsABS1/8F2016
10529Josh HingerJosh HingerWArm in guillotineNoGi WorldsABS1/4F2016
10534Jared DoppJared DoppWArmbarNoGi WorldsABSSF2016
11167Kaynan DuarteWPts: 5x0ADCC SP Trials88KGSF2017
11168Valdir AraujoWPts: 2x0ADCC SP Trials88KGF2017

Murilo Santana vs Vinicius Corrales

Murilo Santana vs Claudio Calasans

Murilo Santana vs Frank Unol

Murilo Santana vs Lucas Leite

 

 

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