Emyr "Shark" Bussade (born March 25, 1980) is a Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Black Belt and Professional Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) Fighter.
BJJ career Edit
Born and raised in the city of Niteroi, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Shark started training under the legendary Carlson Gracie where he competed for 5 years. After the split, Shark followed his Master (Liborio) to BTT where he trained for 2 years before coming to Florida in May 2002 to join ATT.
Shark won the World (Mundials) Championship in 2001, and was runner-up in 2000. He was also a Brazilian Champ '99, and competed in the prestigious Abu Dhabi tournament where he placed 3rd in 2001. Shark received his black belt from Ricardo Liborio in 2002.
He is known as an extremely hard worker, tough fighter, world class instructor, and a great teammate at American Top Team.
Shark taught Brazilian Jiu Jitsu at American Top Team's main headquarters in Coconut Creek, FL for several years. Shark recently opened up his own school, American Top Team Wellington, where he trains the Shark Competition Team.
Brazilian Jiu Jitsu TitlesEdit
BJJ Black Belt under Ricardo Liborio (Carlson Gracie), 1998 Brazilian Meeting Champion CBJJ, 1999 Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Champion CBJJ, 1999 Silver Medal Winner Pan-American Championship, 2000 Brazilian Meeting Champion CBJJ, 2000 Silver Medal World Jiu Jitsu Championship, 2000 State Champion (Rio De Janeiro), 2001 3rd Place ADCC World Submission Championship, 2001 World Jiu Jitsu Champion, 2001 Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Champion CBJJ, 2002 NAGA Over All Points Champion
MMA career Edit
Shark is the Current Cage Fighting Championships Middleweight Champion. Shark won his IFL Debut Fight against Jesse Lennox, April 4th, 2008
Record: 11 - 5 - 0 (Win - Loss - Draw), Wins: 1 (T)KOs (11%), 9 Submissions (89%), 1 Decisions (11.11%), Losses: 5 Decisions (100.00%), Association: American Top Team, Height: 6'1 (185cm), Weight: 170, Style: Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, City: Ft. Lauderdale, State: Florida, Country: USA