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Fábio Gurgel

Fábio Gurgel

Fábio Duca Gurgel do Amaral (born January 18, 1970 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil) is an 8 time Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu World champion. He has been practicing Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu (BJJ) since the age of 13. He received his black belt at the age of 18 from Romero "Jacaré" Cavalcanti. Along with Cavalcanti he is co-founder of the Alliance Jiu Jitsu Team. [undefined]

He is the teacher of BJJ and ADCC World Champion Marcelo Garcia. He is President of the Brazil based Professional League of Jiu- Jitsu

Fábio Gurgel
Medal record
Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu
World Championship
1996Rio de Janeiro, Brazil-94kg
1997Rio de Janeiro, Brazil-94kg
2000Rio de Janeiro, Brazil-94kg
2001Rio de Janeiro, Brazil-94kg
Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu
European Championship
2010Lisbon, Portugal-94kg
Brazilian National Championship
1996Rio de Janeiro, Brazil-94 kg

Brazilian Jiu Jitsu

Awards and achievements:

  • 1986 - Awarded purple belt

  • 1988 - Awarded brown belt

  • 1989 - Awarded black belt

  • 1993 - Founded Alliance

  • 1994 - Brazilian National Champion

  • 1995 - Brazilian National Champion

  • 1996 - Brazilian National Champion, World Champion

  • 1997 - World Champion

  • 1999 - Brazilian National Champion

  • 2000 - World Champion

  • 2001 - World Champion

  • 2007 - European Champion

  • 2008 - Awarded 5th Degree black belt by CBJJ, Pan-Am Champion

  • 2009 - European Champion

  • 2010 - European Champion

  • 2013 - Awarded 6th Degree black belt

Instructor Lineage

Mitsuyo "Count Koma" Maeda → Carlos Gracie, Sr. → Helio Gracie → Rolls Gracie → Romero "Jacare" Cavalcanti → Fabio Gurgel


  • Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Advanced Techniques (2007)

  • Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Basic Techniques (2007)

Mixed martial arts record

Professional record breakdown
5 matches3 wins2 losses
By knockout00
By submission30
By decision02
Loss3-2Mark KerrDecision (Unanimous)World Vale Tudo Championship 3January 19, 1997130:00Brazil
Win3-1Michael PacholikSubmission (Punches)World Vale Tudo Championship 3January 19, 199714:50Brazil
Win2-1Patrick SmithSubmission (armbar)World Vale Tudo Championship 3January 19, 199710:50Brazil
Loss1–1Jerry BohlanderDecision (Unanimous)UFC 11September 20, 1996115:00Augusta, Georgia
Win1–0Denilson MaiaSubmission (Punches)Desafio: Jiu-Jitsu vs. Luta LivreSeptember 26, 199119:55Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

  • List of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu practitioners


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