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Roberto Satoshi, also known as Roberto “Toshi”, is one of five successful grappling siblings: Mauricio Dai de Souza, Marcos Yoshio de Souza, and Cristiane Yukari de Souza, all children of the late Master Adilson de Souza. Roberto became a big name in Jiu Jitsu after his win at the World Championship in 2010 (brown belt), being considered after that tournament one of the hottest prospects in BJJ. A status well solidified in the years that followed with wins at the European Open, Rickson Gracie Cup and many other tournaments.

Roberto Satoshi Jiu Jitsu

Full Name: Roberto Satoshi de Souza

Nickname: His father always called him “Toshi” (short for Satoshi), and that name is still used regularly amongst friends and media.

Lineage: Mitsuyo Maeda > Carlos Gracie > George Gracie > Octávio de Almeida > Adilson de Souza > Roberto Satoshi

Main Achievements:

  • IBJJF European Open Champion (2012 black, 2011 brown)
  • UAEJJF World Pro Champion (2012/2014/2016)
  • IBJJF Asian Open Champion (2010 absolute)
  • UAEJJF Grand Slam Tokyo Champion (2015/2016)
  • IBJJF World Champion (2006 blue weight & absolute, 2009 purple, 2010 brown)
  • Rickson Gracie Cup Champion (2008 purple, 2010 brown absolute)
  • DEEP XGP Champion (2007)
  • FPJJ Sao Paulo State Champion (2007)
  • UAEJJF World Pro Championship Runner-up (2016)
  • UAEJJF Grand Slam Abu Dhabi Championship Runner-up (2017)
  • IBJJF World Championship 3rd Place (2012/2014)
  • UAEJJF World Pro Championship 3rd Place (2015)

Favourite Position: Guard

Weight Division: Peso Leve (76kg/167lbs)

Team/Association: Academia Bonsai

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Roberto Satoshi Biography

Roberto Satoshi de Souza was born on the 19th of September, 1989 in Sao Paulo, Brazil. Roberto started training martial arts as a child under his father’s tutelage, learning Judo at first and later Jiu Jitsu. Reaping the profits of being one of the youngest of a family fully dedicated to Jiu Jitsu, Roberto started making a dent in the BJJ junior divisions by winning several trophies, including the World Championship in both his weight category and the open weight, immediately standing out as one of the sports rising starts. Unfortunately, after 2006, the World Jiu Jitsu championship was taken away from Brazil and started being held in California, USA, as Satoshi could not get strong sponsorships to compete abroad he missed a couple of years, making his return in 2009 with a successful run for the world title.

As Mauricio (Roberto’s oldest brother) settled in Japan, opening an academy there, Satoshi decided to visit the country both to compete and to see his brother. The experience was so successful that Roberto decided to stay for good, at first living as he could, working in factories to survive, but shortly after he managed to break through and started making a living solely out of competing and teaching Jiu Jitsu.

On the 1st of May 2011, Roberto Satoshi received the well deserved black belt from the hands of his father, hours after the cerimony Master Adilson de Souza passed away on the hospital due to a prolonged illness.

Roberto Satoshi Grappling Record

Roberto Satoshi de Souza’s record at black belt in the main tournaments of the jiu jitsu circuit.

Roberto Satoshi Grappling Record

46 WINS
  • BY POINTS
    14 (30%)
  • BY ADVANTAGES
    3 (7%)
  • BY SUBMISSION
    29 (63%)
  • BY DECISION
    0 (0%)
  • BY PENALTIES
    0 (0%)
  • BY DQ
    0 (0%)

29 SUBMISSIONS WINS

#214eb8
Choke from back
24
7
#86e620
Triangle
14
4
#5AD3D1
Choke
10
3
#d1212a
Bow and arrow
10
3
#fad11b
Clock Choke
7
2
#f58822
Submission
7
2
#224aba
Armbar
7
2
#ff9124
Flying armbar
3
1
#bf1f6c
Triangle armbar
3
1
#22c9a5
Estima lock
3
1
#fad223
Reverse triangle
3
1
#03861f
Triangle/armbar
3
1
#039a1f
Darce choke
3
1
29
(100%) SUBMISSIONS
9 LOSSES
  • BY POINTS
    7 (78%)
  • BY ADVANTAGES
    0 (0%)
  • BY SUBMISSION
    2 (22%)
  • BY DECISION
    0 (0%)
  • BY PENALTIES
    0 (0%)
  • BY DQ
    0 (0%)

2 SUBMISSIONS LOSSES

#214eb8
Injury
50
1
#86e620
Botinha
50
1
2
(100%) SUBMISSIONS

Roberto Satoshi Fight History

ID Opponent W/L Method Competition Weight Stage Year
3919Leandro LoLeandro LoLPts: 7x2World Champ.76KGSF2012
4518Leandro LoLeandro LoLPointsWorld Pro76KGSF2013
5601Lucas LepriLucas LepriLPts: 20x0World Champ.76KGSF2014
6008Jake ShieldsJake ShieldsDN/AMetamoris 5ABSSPF2014
6844Lucas LepriLucas LepriLPts: 2x0World Pro75KGSF2015
7063Clark GracieClark GracieDN/AMetamoris 6ABSSPF2015
7947Celso ViniciusCelso ViniciusLInjuryGrand Slam LA77KGF2015
9246Gabriel ArgesGabriel ArgesLPts: 6x2World Pro77KGF2016
9603Thiago AbreuThiago AbreuLBotinhaWorld Champ.76KGR12016
10926Marcio AndreMarcio AndreLPts: 2x0Grand Slam AD75KGF2017
11978Isaque BahienseIsaque BahienseLPts: 4x2WP BR Qualifier77KGSF2017
3372Masahiro IwasakiMasahiro IwasakiWTriangleDumau NE76KGF2012
3409Pedro BessaWFlying armbarEuropean Open76KG1/4F2012
3412Michael LanghiMichael LanghiWPts: 4x4, AdvEuropean Open76KGSF2012
3413JT TorresJT TorresWPts: 5x0European Open76KGF2012
3680Davi RamosDavi RamosWPts: 3x2World Pro.76KGR22012
3681Thiago BragaWClock ChokeWorld Pro.76KG1/4F2012
3683JT TorresJT TorresWPts: 2x0World Pro.76KGSF2012
3684Lucas LepriLucas LepriWPts: 2x0World Pro.76KGF2012
3907UnknownWSubmissionWorld Champ.76KGR22012
3912Italo LinsItalo LinsWPointsWorld Champ.76KGR32012
3917JT TorresJT TorresWPts: 2x2, AdvWorld Champ.76KG1/4F2012
4266UnknownWTriangle armbarJapan Pro Trials76KG1/4F2013
4267UnknownWChoke from backJapan Pro Trials76KGSF2013
4268Daisuke SugieWTriangleJapan Pro Trials76KGF2013
5457Claudio MattosClaudio MattosWChokeWorld Pro.76KGSF2014
5458Sergio BeniniSergio BeniniWChoke from backWorld Pro.76KGF2014
5586T. KanekoWN/AWorld Champ.76KGR12014
5592AJ AgazarmAJ AgazarmWChoke from backWorld Champ.76KG1/8F2014
5596Celso ViniciusCelso ViniciusWPts: 2x0World Champ.76KG1/4F2014
5941Ilke BulutIlke BulutWChoke from backAsian Open76KG1/4F2014
5942UnknownWChoke from backAsian Open76KGSF2014
5943Tatsuya KanekoWBow and arrowAsian Open76KGF2014
6422Alexandre SantosAlexandre SantosWClock chokeBoa Super 8ABS1/4F2015
6423Rodrigo CaporalRodrigo CaporalWPts: 2x0Boa Super 8ABSSF2015
6424Lachlan GilesWChokeBoa Super 8ABSF2015
6838Tomas OyarzunWTriangleWorld Pro75KGR12015
6841Samuel HertzogWPointsWorld Pro75KG1/4F2015
6846Mario ReisMario ReisWPts: 2x0World Pro75KG3RD2015
7313UnknownWChokeBullterrier CupABS1/4F2015
7314Leandro KussanoWEstima lockBullterrier CupABSSF2015
7586Rodrigo CaporalRodrigo CaporalWPts: 2x0Grand Slam Tokyo77KGSF2015
7588Celso ViniciusCelso ViniciusWAdvGrand Slam Tokyo77KGF2015
7752Choi ChoiWReverse triangleAsian Open76KGF2015
7946Tiago BravoTiago BravoWBow and arrowGrand Slam LA77KGSF2015
9216Ian ToroWTriangle/armbarWorld Pro77KGR12016
9237Gabriel ProcopioWArmbarWorld Pro77KG1/8F2016
9243Luan CarvalhoLuan CarvalhoWBow and arrowWorld Pro77KG1/4F2016
9244AJ AgazarmAJ AgazarmWPts: 4x0World Pro77KGSF2016
10121Alexandre OgawaWChoke from backAsian Open82KGSF2016
10122Rodrigo TeixeiraWArmbarAsian Open82KGF2016
10377Anderson T.WSubmissionGrand Slam Tokyo77KGSF2016
10378Robson TannoWDarce chokeGrand Slam Tokyo77KGF2016
10921Raphael MelloWTriangleGrand Slam AD75KG1/4F2017
10924Alexandre CavaliereWChoke from backGrand Slam AD75KGSF2017
11969Igor SouzaWPts: 6x2WP BR Qualifier77KGR12017
11973Adriano AraujoWPts: 4x0WP BR Qualifier77KG1/4F2017

Roberto Satoshi vs Samuel Kinoshita

Roberto Satoshi vs Jordon Schultz

Roberto Satoshi vs Michael Langhi

Roberto Satoshi vs Pedro Bessa

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