Robson Moura Bio

Robson “Robinho” Moura has been winning Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu competitions and titles since he was 13 years old. With an excellent martial philosophy, hard working style and love of the game, he is among the greatest of the world’s jiu-jitsu players. Get to know this Brazilian athlete’s brilliant career. 


Name: Robson Moura
Call Sign: Robinho
Date of Birth: 1978
Town: Teresopolis-Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Jiu Jitsu Category: Bantamweight
Weight: 64kg 140lbs
Height: 1.65M 5’6”

The sport history of this ‘Carioca’ begins in 1988 at the age of 10 when he started training Jiu Jitsu in his hometown of Teresopolis (a small town in the mountains of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil). His first Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu teacher was Jucao. Robinho was supported and encouraged by his family, especially his father. Robhino quickly grew his skills, becoming a champion of many competions, and collecting a number of regional titles. When his instructor Jucao moved to Rio, Robson started training under Master Andre Pederneiras and Wendel from the elite team Nova Uniao. He continued to grow his skills and abilities, achieving national and international titles, becoming very well respected and esteemed. He is considered to have a very proficient and competitive way of fighting. By 18 Robson had achieved his greatest dream by becoming a Black Belt and today his is one of the most valued players in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu.