Marcio is a Professional MMA fighter with a record of 6-3 with 1 draw. He is also 3rd degree Black Belt in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu. He started training 26 years ago and has trained with the best in the world. He has trained under Jiu Jitsu legends Ricardo De La Riva, Ricardo Carvalho and in 2002 he received his Black Belt from World Champion Fernando Boi. He has also trained at the world famous Chute Boxe gym in Brazil to train his Muay Thai. Marcio owned and operated his own academy Jiu Jitsu Fight Club which has over 200 students in Salvador Brazil before relocating to the United States. There are Jiu Jitsu Fight Club schools in Australia, Portugal and Spain also. He also taught the Brazilian national police self defense and Jiu Jitsu training when living in Brazil. Marcio is also a highly respected MMA referee in Brazil and the US and is a wealth of MMA knowledge. He is a 2 Time European Jiu Jitsu Champion and has won hundreds of competition all over the world. He is an amazing professor and takes pride in teaching his students the details that will make the difference between winning and losing.