Robson Moura

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Robson Moura
Born (1978-03-23) March 23, 1978 (age 36)
Teresópolis, Brazil
Other names Robinho
Residence Tampa, Florida, United States
Nationality Brazilian
Height 5 ft 5 in (1.65 m)
Weight 145 lb (66 kg; 10.4 st)
Division Flyweight
Fighting out of Tampa, Florida, United States
Team Robson Moura Nova União
Trainer

Ailson "Jucão" Brites[1]

Andre Pederneiras[2]
Rank 4th degree black belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu'
Mixed martial arts record
Total 4
Wins 2
By decision 2
Losses 1
By decision 1
Draws 1
Other information
Mixed martial arts record from Sherdog
last updated on: 2011-02-16

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] Moura attained the rank of 1st degree black belt at the age of 18.[2] Today Moura holds a 4th degree black belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu under Andre Pederneiras.[citation needed] He has a mixed martial arts record of 2-1-1.[citation needed] 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 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.[4]

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.[5]

Mixed martial arts record[edit]

Res. Record Opponent Method Event Date Round Time Location Notes
Draw 2-1-1 Mamoru Yamaguchi Draw Shooto - Year End Show 2003 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 July 3, 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

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