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Saturday, 09 August 2008 02:49

Gabriel 'Gladiator' Santos was born in Niteroi, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil and at a very young age got into Jiu Jitsu of the renowned Master Carlson Gracie. Gabriel Gladiator is a Jiu Jitsu Black Belt 3rd Degree, has 4 Times accomplished the State Championship in Rio de Janeiro, Brazilian National Champion, 2 Times NAGA Champion and holds the Second Place in the World Championship.

In 2001 he started preparing for MMA and throughout the years has been training with athletes such as Ricardo Liborio, Murilo Bustamante, Jose Mario Sperry, Amaury Bitetti, Wallid Ismail, Vitor Belfort, Carlos Barreto, Nogueira Brothers, Ricardo Arona, Paulo Filho, Allan Goes, Roberto Bebeo Duarte, Marcos 'Parrumpinha' Damatta and Leonardo Vieira to name a few.

16 MMA Professional fights

In 2005 premiered with success at Cage Rage 10, which is the biggest MMA event in Europe.

Gabriel Gladiator is nowadays one of the greatest outstanding fighters in the MMA world scenario in the middleweight division (185lbs)

Lineage: Mitsuyo Maeda > Carlos Gracie > Helio Gracie > Carlson Gracie > Ricardo Liborio > Murilo Bustamante > Paulo Filho > Gabriel 'Gladiator' Santos

SPORT RESUME:

JIU-JITSU

Practicing Jiu-Jitsu since 1992 - Black Belt

  • National Brazilian Championship (Super League) – 1997/ 185lb/ 1st place
  • I Big Tournament CONDE KOMA – 1997/ 185lb/ 1st place
  • National Brazilian Championship (CBJJ) – 1998/ 185lb/ 3rd place
  • National Brazilian Team Championship (CBJJ) – 1998/ Open Weight/ 1st place
  • World Championship (CBJJ) – 1998/ 185lb/ 2nd place
  • Championship Rio de Janeiro, Brazil (FJJRJ) – 2001/ 185lb/ 1st place
  • 8 Times Niteroi Championship – 1999 to 2005/ 185lb and Open Weight/ 1st place
  • Big Challenge Rio de Janeiro versus Niteroi – 2003/ 185lb/ 1st place
  • World Cup (CBJJO) – 2002/ 185lb/ 3rd place
  • NAGA New England – 2009/ 185lb/ 1st place

SUBMISSION WRESTLING (NO GI)

Practicing Submission Wrestling since 1992 - Black Belt

  • Rio de Janeiro State Champion – 2003/ Open Weight/ 1st place
  • Sao Paulo State Champion – 2004/ 185lb/ 1st place
  • ADCC Trials ( Campos , RJ) – 2004/ 185lb/ 2nd place
  • I Rio de Janeiro Summer Cup – 2004/ Open Weight/ 1st place
  • National Brazilian Championship – 2005/ 185lb/ 1st place
  • Fight Zone (USA) – 2008/ Open Weight/ 1st place
  • Arnold Grappling Championship (USA/ OH) – 2008/ Open Weight/ 3rd place
  • NAGA New England- 2010/189lbs/1st place

VITAL STATISTICS

Name Gabriel Santos
Nick Name Gladiator
Record 10 - 6 - 0 (Win - Loss - Draw)
Wins 2 (T)KOs (20%)
4 Submissions (40%)
3 Decisions (30%)
1 Other (10%)
Losses 2 (T)KOs ( 33.33 %)
4 Decisions ( 66.67 %)
Association American Fight Team / Gladiator Team
Height 5'8" (173cm)
Weight 185lbs (78kg)
Birth Date 1975-10-20
City Niteroi, Rio de Janeiro
Country Brazil

MIXED MARTIAL ARTS (MMA) CAREER

Result Opponent Method Event Title Date Round Time
Win
 Elias Rivera  Submission (Rear-Naked Choke)  PFC - Premier Fighting Championship 5 4/9/2011 3 3:39
Win Keith Jeffrey Decision (Majority) ICE - Fright Night 2010 10/29/2010 3 5:00
Loss Nate Kittredge Decision (Unanimous) FFP - Untamed 23 9/27/2008 N/A N/A
Win Jerry Spiegel Decision (Unanimous) FFP - Untamed 21 5/30/2008 N/A N/A
Win Julio Feliciano Submission (Arm-Triangle Choke) USFL - War in the Woods 3 5/9/2008 1 3:27
Win Josh Hesser Submission (Ankle Lock) USFL - War in the Woods 2 2/23/2008 1 4:55
Win Fernando Rivera Submission (Kimura) EFI - Battle in the Field 10/27/2007 1 N/A
Win Rigo Dominicci TKO WFL 19 - Calloway Cup 7 9/29/2007 1 N/A
Loss Vinicius Bhorer TKO Juiz de Fora - Fight 4 4/14/2007 1 3:41
Loss Daniel Aspe Decision GC 3 - El Choque 10/13/2006 N/A N/A
Loss Fabio Nascimento Decision (Unanimous) PFC - Predador FC 2 8/11/2006 3 5:00
Loss Pedro Santos Decision (Unanimous) Juiz de Fora - Fight 3 4/8/2006 3 5:00
Win Mark Weir Decision (Unanimous) Cage Rage 10 - Deliverance 2/26/2005 3 5:00
Win Marcao Marcao KO US - UltraShock 8/14/2004 3 N/A
Win Raider Soares KO OVTC 1 - Open Vale Tudo Challenge 1 11/15/2003 1 N/A
Loss Evangelista Santos KO (Knee) K - NOCK 7/23/2003 1 2:51
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