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Victor Hugo is a black belt under Saulo and Xande Ribeiro, and a no-gi world champion, recognized as one of the most promising young competitors of the next generation. Born in Fortaleza, Brazil on May 1, 1997, Hugo won all four of the IBJJF majors at the purple belt and brown belt levels, and won his first black belt no-gi world title after just six months at the rank.

7. Victor Hugo's No-Gi Potential

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Victor Hugo's No-Gi Potential, The Munis Bros Rule Rio & More | Grappling Bulletin (Ep. 7)

Mar 22, 2021

Victor Hugo made a big statement by dispatching Tim Spriggs with a nasty inside heel hook at Fight to Win 167. By taking out a big name in his first no-gi match in over a year Hugo has showed he belongs in the conversation when it comes to contenders. Before we get too excited let's examine his no-gi pedigree and try to plan out what could come next.

0:25 – GORDON RYAN TO MMA

ONE Championship announce they’ve signed Gordon 

4:26 – VICTOR MAKES A STATEMENT

The man-mountain scores a submission vs Spriggs 

14:47 – F2W 167 RESULTS

Notable results from Fight to Win 167

20:24 – IBJJF RIO OPEN

Jiu-jitsu is back in Brazil: Munis bros, Pessanha shine

27:06 – WNO BETTING LINES

Check out the favorites and underdogs 

37:36 – UPCOMING EVENTS

F2W 168: All-Female Fight Card 

EUG Promotions: 160lb 8-Man tournament in the gi

ECI 170lbs No-Gi Invitational