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Fabio Leopoldo-Silva (born April 17, 1977 in Sao Paulo, Brazil) is a professional mixed martial artist (MMA) and Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu fighter.


After graduating college with a degree in International Business, Leopoldo started his own Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu academy in Sao Paulo, Brazil. He has been the owner and primary instructor at the academy for the past seven years.


In Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, Leopoldo is a three-time world champion, two-time Brazilian champion, and three-time Pan American champion. Fabio Leopoldo is also the head instructor at Gracie Barra Ventura.

Personal lifeEdit

Leopoldo has been married to Claudine Leal Leopoldo Silva since July 2007.[1]

MMA recordEdit

5-3-0 (wins-losses-draws)
Record Result Opponent Method Event Title Date Round Time
5-3 Loss United States flag Ryan McGivern TKO (Strikes) IFL: 2007 Team Championship 9/20/2007 2 1:35 United States flag Hollywood, Florida, USA
5-2 Loss Canada flag Brent Beauparlant TKO (Injury) IFL - Las Vegas 6/16/2007 3 2:22 United States flag Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
5-1 Win United States flag Gerald Harris Decision (Split) IFL: Connecticut 4/13/2007 3 4:00 United States flag Uncasville, Connecticut, USA
4-1 Win United States flag Chris Albandia Submission (Guillotine Choke) IFL: Atlanta 2/23/2007 1 1:48 United States flag Atlanta, Georgia, USA
3-1 Win United States flag Ryan McGivern Submission (Kneebar) IFL: Gracie vs. Miletich 9/23/2006 2 2:49 United States flag Moline, Illinois, USA
2-1 Loss United States flag Matt Lindland Submission (Rear Naked Choke) GFC: Team Gracie vs Team Hammer House 3/3/2006 3 3:25 United States flag Columbus, Ohio, USA
2-0 Win Japan flag Yuki Sasaki Decision (Majority) Pancrase 2004 Neo-Blood Tournament (semi-finals) 7/25/2004 3 5:00 Japan flag Tokyo, Japan
1-0 Win United States flag Brendan Seguin TKO (Cut) MMA: Eruption 4/30/2004 1 0:43 United States flag Lowell, Massachusetts, USA


  1. [Stated on an episode of IFL: Battleground]

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