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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
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 Points2016 BJJ Tour TexasMiddleweight2016
L M. Tinoco Points2015 IBJJF New York Pro ChampionshipHeavyweight2015
W Y. Simões Points2015 BJJ Tour US OpenAbsolute Division2015
L P. Miyao Points2015 BJJ Tour Connecticut-88kgs2015
L P. Miyao Points2015 Grapplers Quest All Star ProAbsolute Division2015
LV. HenriquePoints2014 IBJJF Dallas OpenMiddleweight2014
L C. Calasans Points2014 World Jiu-Jitsu IBJJF ChampionshipMiddleweight2014
W T. Rice Points2014 World Jiu-Jitsu IBJJF ChampionshipMiddleweight2014
L D. Jackson Wrist Lock2013 Pan Jiu-Jitsu IBJJF ChampionshipMiddleweight2013
L A. Galvao Choke From the Back2012 IBJJF Pro League94kgs2012
L L. Lo Points2012 Copa Podio Middleweight GP85kgs2012
L D. Jackson Points2012 WPJJC New York City TrialsMiddleweight2012
L K. Gracie Choke2011 World Jiu-Jitsu IBJJF ChampionshipLightweight2011
L G. Burns Points2010 WPJJC Gramado Trials75kgs2010
L M. Langhi Points2008 Pan Jiu-Jitsu IBJJF ChampionshipLightweight2008
LM. ReisAdvantage2006 World Jiu-Jitsu IBJJF ChampionshipLightweight2006
LD. BaptistaArmbar2006 Pan Jiu-Jitsu IBJJF ChampionshipAbsolute Division2006
L C. Vinicius Points2005 World Jiu-Jitsu IBJJF ChampionshipLightweight2005
L M. Feitosa Points2002 World Jiu-Jitsu IBJJF ChampionshipLightweight2002