Robson Moura

Robson Moura Fonseca is a Brazilian Jiu Jitsu competitor, instructor and a mixed martial artist. He started training in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu at the age of 10 in Teresópolis, Brazil. His first Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu teacher was Ailson "Jucão" Brites,[1] though Moura attained the rank of black belt at the age of 16 from Nova União co-founder Andre Pederneiras.[2] Today Moura holds a 5th degree black belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu under Professor Brites.[citation needed] He has a mixed martial arts record of 2-1-1.[citation needed]

Robson Moura
Born (1978-03-23) March 23, 1978 (age 42)
Teresópolis, Brazil
Other namesRobinho
ResidenceTampa, Florida, United States
Height5 ft 5 in (1.65 m)
Weight145 lb (66 kg; 10.4 st)
Fighting out ofTampa, Florida, United States
TeamRobson Moura
TrainerAilson "Jucão" Brites[1] Andre Pederneiras[2]
Rank 5th degree black belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu'
Mixed martial arts record
By decision2
By decision1
Other information
Mixed martial arts record from Sherdog
last updated on: 2011-02-16

Moura is known for his innovative style and ever-evolving technique in the world of jiu-jitsu. He won his division in the BJJ Mundials from 1996 through 2000, and again in 2007.[3] He is recognized by the IBJJF, CBJJF & CBJJO. Having established and taught at academies in Brazil, he runs his Robson Moura Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Academy at 11220 W. Hillsborough, Tampa, Florida.

In addition to his position as Head Instructor at RMNU Headquarters in Tampa, Florida, Moura directs additional academies in Brazil that are run by his black belt instructors. Moura travels frequently across the country sharing his knowledge and experience with other jiu jitsu players. In 2008, he established the Robson Moura Association, with over 45 affiliates around the world. He continues to compete, recently winning his division at the Rickson Gracie Invitational, and competing at Polaris and the Abu Dhabi World Pro in 2016..[4]

Mixed martial arts recordEdit

Professional record breakdown
4 matches 2 wins 1 loss
By decision 2 1
Draws 1
Res. Record Opponent Method Event Date Round Time Location Notes
Draw 2-1-1 Mamoru Yamaguchi Draw Shooto: 9/26 in Kourakuen Hall September 26, 2004 3 5:00 Tokyo, Japan
Win 2-1 Junji Ikoma Decision (unanimous) Shooto - Year End Show 2003 December 14, 2003 3 5:00 Tokyo, Japan
Loss 1-1 Yasuhiro Urushitani Decision (split) Shooto - 5/4 in Korakuen Hall May 4, 2003 3 5:00 Tokyo, Japan
Win 1-0 Mamoru Yamaguchi Decision (unanimous) Shooto: Treasure Hunt 10 September 26, 2002 3 5:00 Tokyo, Japan

See alsoEdit


  1. ^ a b " » Blog Archive » Robson Moura interview". Archived from the original on 2010-09-28. Retrieved 2010-09-18.
  2. ^ a b He is 7-time World Jiu Jitsu Champion and 8-time Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Champion"» ASSOCIATION SPOTLIGHT - ROBSON MOURA NOVA UNIAO - BJJ WEEKLY #042". Archived from the original on 2011-09-10. Retrieved 2011-03-28.
  3. ^ [1] Archived September 4, 2009, at the Wayback Machine
  4. ^ "Tournament Results Tuesday: Rickson Gracie Cup 2009". The FightWorks Podcast - Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu (BJJ) Radio and News.

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