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 competitions, and collecting a number of regional titles. When his instructor Jucao moved to Rio, Robson started training under Master Andre Pederneiras and Wendel. 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.
World class instruction: Robson Moura holds a 5th degree black belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu under world renowned master Andre Pederneiras. Robson attained the rank of 1st degree black belt at the age of 18!
In addition to Elite Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, Robson directs two academies in Brazil that are run by his accomplished black belt instructors.
World Championships: 8
Years: 1996 / 1997 / 1998 / 1999 / 2000 / 2002 / 2007 / 2012
Brazilian Championships for Team: 6
Years: 1997 / 1998 / 2000 / 2001 / 2002 / 2003
Pan American Championships: 2
Years: 1996 & 2007 – Los Angeles, CA
Rio de Janiero Championships: 8
Years: 1990 / 1991 / 1992 / 1993 / 1994 / 1995 / 1996 / 1997
Netherlands Open Championship: 1
Challenge Med Cannibal Champion: 1
LA Sub X Champion: 2006
U.S. Nationals Pro Black Belt Champion: 2007
Sao Paulo Championships: 3
Rickson Gracie Tournament: 2009
1st Place – Featherweight Division