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Born in Rio de Janeiro on January 8, 1983, Rafael 'Formiga' Barbosa is a Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu black belt and champion grappler known for being a four-time IBJJF World Masters champion, having taken gold medals in 2014, 2015 and double gold (weight and absolute) in 2018. 

W/L Methods

MethodWinsLosses
Submission74
Points312
Decision23
Other10
Advantage02

Submission W/L Methods

Submission MethodWinsLosses
Armbar31
Choke21
Ezekiel Choke10
Wrist Lock01
Choke From the Back01

Match History

W/L/DOpponentReplayMethodEventWeightDate
L J. Hinger Replay Decision Fight to Win 170 2021
W J. Souza Replay Other Fight to Win 163 2021
W A. Martins Replay Decision Fight to Win 152 Middleweight2020
W R. Lang Replay Points 2020 KASAI Pro 7 185lbs2020
L V. Oliveira Replay Decision Fight 2 Win 127 Welterweight2019
L C. Calasans Points2019 Pantheon InvitationalMiddleweight2019
L K. Gracie Choke2019 Pantheon InvitationalLightweight2019
LM. ReisAdvantage2019 Pantheon InvitationalLightweight2019
W T. Rice Points2019 Pantheon InvitationalMiddleweight2019
W Y. Simões Points2019 Pantheon InvitationalAbsolute Division2019
L C. Vinicius Points2019 Pantheon InvitationalLightweight2019
L M. Feitosa Points2019 Pantheon InvitationalLightweight2019
W D. Tavares Replay Ezekiel Choke Fight 2 Win 108 Welterweight2019
W A. Pimentel Replay Choke Fight 2 Win 106 Welterweight2019
W N. Greene Replay Armbar Fight 2 Win Pro 104 Welterweight2019
L L. Valente Replay Decision Kasai Super Series 1 175lbs2019
W R. Melo Replay Decision Fight 2 Win Pro 94 Welterweight2018
W L. Eduardo Replay Choke Fight 2 Win Pro 87 180lbs2018
W C. Werneck Replay Armbar Fight 2 Win Pro 83 175lbs2018
W J. Lawton Replay Armbar Fight 2 Win Pro 44 185lbs2017
L G. Rollo Advantage 2016 World Jiu-Jitsu IBJJF Championship Lightweight2016
W R. Freitas Other 2016 World Jiu-Jitsu IBJJF Championship Lightweight2016
L M. Filho Points 2016 BJJ Tour Texas Middleweight2016
L M. Tinoco Points 2015 IBJJF New York Pro Championship Heavyweight2015
L P. Miyao Points 2015 BJJ Tour Connecticut -88kgs2015
L P. Miyao Points 2015 Grapplers Quest All Star Pro Absolute Division2015
LV. HenriquePoints 2014 IBJJF Dallas Open Middleweight2014
L D. Jackson Wrist Lock 2013 Pan Jiu-Jitsu IBJJF Championship Middleweight2013
L A. Galvao Choke From the Back 2012 IBJJF Pro League 94kgs2012
L L. Lo Points 2012 Copa Podio Middleweight GP 85kgs2012
L D. Jackson Points 2012 WPJJC New York City Trials Middleweight2012
L G. Burns Points 2010 WPJJC Gramado Trials 75kgs2010
L M. Langhi Points 2008 Pan Jiu-Jitsu IBJJF Championship Lightweight2008
LD. BaptistaArmbar 2006 Pan Jiu-Jitsu IBJJF Championship Absolute Division2006