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Victor Nithael de Oliveira Marques, commonly known as Victor Nithael, is a jiu-jitsu pro athlete and a black belt under Rodrigo Feijão, who represented both the Clube Feijão and Nova União teams on the sport’s international circuit. Working extensively with coaches Feijão and Ivan Lima – the latter in the earlier stages of his career – Nithael became widely regarded as one of grappling’s top prospects, particularly after his wins on the International Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Federation (IBJJF) league, namely in tournaments such as the World Championships and the Brazilian Nationals.

Victor Nithael Jiu-Jitsu

Full Name: Victor Nithael de Oliveira Marques

Nickname: N/A

Lineage: Carlos Gracie > Helio Gracie > Carlson Gracie > André Pederneiras > Rodrigo Feijão > Victor Nithael

Main Achievements:

  • 1st Place IBJJF South American Championship (2021)
  • 1st Place IBJJF Rio Open (2021)
  • 2nd Place Copa Podio FW GP (2021)

Main Achievements (Colored Belts):

  • 1st Place IBJJF World Championship (2017 purple)
  • 1st Place CBJJ Brazilian Nationals (2016 blue)
  • 1st Place CBJJ Brazilian Team Nationals (2019 brown)
  • 1st Place CBJJE Brazilian Nationals (2020 brown)
  • 1st Place UAEJJF Grand Slam, LDN (2018 purple)
  • 2nd Place CBJJ Brazilian Nationals (2018 brown)
  • 3rd Place CBJJ Brazilian Nationals (2017 blue)
  • 3rd Place IBJJF European Open (2018 purple, 2020 brown)

Favorite Position/Technique: Open Guard

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

Team/Association: Nova União / Clube Feijão

Victor Nithael Biography

Victor Nithael was born on December 17, 1997, in Aracaju, the capital of Sergipe state on Brazil’s northeast coast.

Growing up Victor was a football (soccer) addict, playing the sport at a club level, regionally. As he grew into his early teens, Nithael’s older brother started taking him to watch jiu-jitsu classes at a local club, a sport Victor’s brother had started at the time. Seeing Victor’s growing interest in grappling, his brother decided to pay for 13-year-old Nithael’s tuition.

Professor Emilio was Victor’s first instructor in this martial art, a classroom he joined in August 2011. Nithael trained under the guidance of Emilio up until his blue belt, a time when he relocated and left the gym. Victor’s tuition was then passed on to coach Ivan Lima, Nithael was 15 years old at the time of the transition.

Nithael continued to prosper in the sport under the guidance of Lima up until his 17th birthday. At that point, coach Ivan incentivized Victor to seek a more professional training environment for his career progression, leading the star pupil to Rodrigo Feijão’s academy in Maringá – a world-famous gym for its continuous production of top tier talent.

Arriving as a blue belt, Victor Nithael grew exponentially as an athlete under the experienced tuition of Feijão, quickly being referenced by the specialized media as one of the sport’s hottest prospects – particularly after he conquered his purple belt world title (2017).

After an exciting career as a colored belt, in November 2020, Victor Nithael was awarded his black belt from his long-time instructor, Rodrigo “Feijão” Silva.

Cover photo by Vitor Freitas (IG @vitorgmfreitas)

Victor Nithael Grappling Record

17 WINS
  • BY POINTS
    9 (53%)
  • BY ADVANTAGES
    4 (24%)
  • BY SUBMISSION
    3 (18%)
  • BY DECISION
    0 (0%)
  • BY PENALTIES
    0 (0%)
  • BY DQ
    1 (6%)

3 SUBMISSIONS WINS

#214eb8
Armbar
33
1
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Terra footlock
33
1
#5AD3D1
Triangle
33
1
3
(100%) SUBMISSIONS
7 LOSSES
  • BY POINTS
    6 (86%)
  • BY ADVANTAGES
    0 (0%)
  • BY SUBMISSION
    0 (0%)
  • BY DECISION
    1 (14%)
  • BY PENALTIES
    0 (0%)
  • BY DQ
    0 (0%)

0 SUBMISSION LOSSES

Victor Nithael Fight History

ID Opponent W/L Method Competition Weight Stage Year
24538Lucas GualbertoLucas GualbertoLPts: 2x0Grand Slam RJ77KGR12020
24930Yan SilveiraLPointsBrazil Nat. Pro77KG4F2021
26172Murilo AmaralMurilo AmaralLReferee DecisionSA Cont. Pro69KG4F2021
26182Diego OliveiraDiego OliveiraLPts: 9x1SA Cont. Pro69KGRPC2021
26570Vinicius PereiraVinicius PereiraLPointsRio Winter Open76KGSF2021
26951Vinicius PereiraVinicius PereiraLPts: 2x0Copa Podio70KGF2021
27826Sergio SoaresLPts: 10x8Brasileiro76KGSF2021
24929Carlos SedlacekWPts: 5x2Brazil Nat. Pro77KGR12021
25118Leo DomingosWPts: 5x0Rio Open76KG4F2021
25120Marlus SalgadoWPts: 2x2, AdvRio Open76KGSF2021
25121Jonata GomesJonata GomesWPts: 4x2Rio Open76KGF2021
26162Jonathan LopesWPts: 7x0SA Cont. Pro69KGR12021
26170Cristian PolnovWPts: 7x3SA Cont. Pro69KG8F2021
26180Leandro LimaWPts: 1x0SA Cont. Pro69KGRPC2021
26566Ricardo SorancoWArmbarRio Winter Open76KG4F2021
26929Oziel SantosWPts: 4x0Copa Podio70KGRR2021
26937Ademir BarretoWPts: 2x0Copa Podio70KGRR2021
26940Patrick PossamaiWPts: 2x2, AdvCopa Podio70KGRR2021
26945Julio ArantesWTerra footlockCopa Podio70KGRR2021
26949Raul BasilioRaul BasilioWPts: 4x4, AdvCopa Podio70KGSF2021
27172Lucas CasteloWTriangleSul Americano76KG4F2021
27178Marlus SalgadoWPts: 4x4, AdvSul Americano76KGF2021
27820Everton FreitasWDQBrasileiro76KGR12021
27822Bruno BressanWPts: 6x2Brasileiro76KG4F2021

Victor Nithael x Andy Murasaki (2018)

 

 

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