March 23, 1978 |
|Residence||Tampa, Florida, United States|
|Height||5 ft 5 in (1.65 m)|
|Weight||145 lb (66 kg; 10.4 st)|
|Fighting out of||Tampa, Florida, United States|
|Team||Robson Moura Nova União|
|Rank||4th degree black belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu'|
|Mixed martial arts record|
|Mixed martial arts record from Sherdog|
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. Moura attained the rank of 1st degree black belt at the age of 18. Today Moura holds a 4th degree black belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu under Andre Pederneiras. He has a mixed martial arts record of 2-1-1. 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. He is recognized by the IBJJF, CBJJF & CBJJO. Having established and taught at academies in Brazil, he runs his Robson Moura Nova Uniao Jiu Jitsu Academy at 11220 W. Hillsborough, Tampa, Florida. Moura is a member of the Nova União academy that also counts BJ Penn, Jose Aldo, Renato Verissimo, Tony DeSouza, Wendell Alexander and Gustavo Dantas among its many notable members.
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 25 affiliates around the world. He continues to compete, recently winning his division at the Rickson Gracie Invitational.
Mixed martial arts record
|Professional record breakdown|
|4 matches||2 wins||1 loss|
|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|
- "KombatClinic.com » Blog Archive » Robson Moura interview". Retrieved 2010-09-18.
- He is 7-time World Jiu Jitsu Champion and 8-time Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Champion"BJJWeekly.com» ASSOCIATION SPOTLIGHT - ROBSON MOURA NOVA UNIAO - BJJ WEEKLY #042". Retrieved 2011-03-28.
- "Nova Uniao Brazilian Jiu Jitsu and MMA | Official USA Team Site". Retrieved 2010-09-26.