Alexandre Vieira His Record, Net Worth, Weight, Age & More!
Who Is Alexandre Vieira?
Alexandre de Souza Vieira is a Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Black belt under the famous Brazilian Top Team professor Murilo Bustamante. Alexandre is a world class grappler who competes on the current world circuit, he has achieved many famous wins in his career. Alexandre also has had a short and successful career in Mixed Martial Arts. Alexandre is well known and highly acclaimed for his unique style of high class Jiu Jiu. Alexandre has achieved tournament wins as a Black belt at the Brazilian Nationals, NoGi Grand Slam, Continental Pro and the Rio Open.
In 2012 Alexandre would step into the cage for the first time through the WOC promotion. Although he was highly unprepared and had little training in the lead up to the fight, Alexandre made short work of his opponent. After his fight his opponents corner man Alexandre Pimentel approached and befriended Alexandre, he saw a talent and a potential training partner in Alexandre Vieira and invited him to visit the Brazilian Top Team academy. Alexandre accepted the invitation and after meeting the head coach Murilo Bustamante, Alexandre decided to join the team.
After two years of training with Brazilian Top Team, Alexandre won the IBJJF NoGi World Championship as a Brown belt he also secured first place at the CBJJ Brasileiro NoGi Championships. After his successes Murilo Bustamante awarded Alexandre Vieira with the rank of Black belt. Alexandre would now set his sights on becoming a Black belt world class grappler by competing in the Brazilian Jiu Jitsu world circuit. Alexandre was extremely active in his first year as a Black belt, as he competed in the Rio Fall Open finishing second and winning the Rio Fall NoGi Gold by submitting Rodrigo Socorro with a crucifix choke. Alexandre also competed at the Rio de Janeiro ADCC trials where he placed third by submitting Bruno Celio with a rear naked choke, later that year he finished second at the Sao Paulo ADCC trials after losing 3 - 0 to Gabriel Marangoni.
In 2016 Alexandre won the Rio Grand Slam by defeating Geovan Carmo with a rear naked choke. The following year Alexandre secured the Bronze medal at the Tokyo Grand Slam by shocking the BJJ community with a savage submission on the popular Japanese icon Tomoshige Sera. Alexandre also secured a bronze medal at the ACBJJ World's after submitting Asadulaev Agate with a rear naked choke. In 2018 Alexandre lost twice to Rodrigo Dias securing a Silver medal at the Guarapari Nat. Pro, later that year he took out the Gold medal at the SA Continental Pro by choking out Jonathans Veiga.
At the end of 2018 and all of 2019 saw Alexandre Vieira win multiple Gold medals at events like; The BH Winter Open, The Fortaleza Open, The Rio Open and The Brasileiro NoGi Championships. Alexandre shook the Black belt world circuit as he made a name for himself as a lethal submission specialist.
How Old Is Alexandre Vieira?
Alexandre Vieira was born in the famous Zona Sul, Copacabana district in Rio De Janeiro on the 12th of April in 1990, he is currently 31 years of age.
Alexandre Vieira’s Early Life!
Growing up in the heart of Rio De Janeiro for Alexandre was inspiring, as the rich and colourful culture of Brazil’s capital captured the aspirations of young athletes. From a 5 year old boy Alexandre has been heavily involved with Capoeira, which is a Brazilian martial art that involves high intensity striking movements. Alexandre talks about one of his early coaches Master Rodrigo Escopiao who not only taught him martial arts but taught him all about the rich history and culture behind Capoeira. At the age of 7 Alexandre was approached by the Carlson Gracie Black belt Marcelo Saporito. Marcelo spent time watching Alexandre train in Capoeira and offered him a scholarship to enter into a kids Jiu Jitsu program. Alexandre spent a short time training under Marcelo before he moved to Flavio Nobre’s Bushido academy. Alexandre trained under Flavio for years and as Bushido closed its doors a few years later, Alexandre moved to Paulo Mauricio Strauch’s gym. Alexandre trained in BJJ and Kickboxing under Paulo, and before long he was competing in the ring under a full contact ruleset. A couple of years passed by and Alexandre was awarded his Black belt in kickboxing, Alexandre would then turn his attention towards Mixed Martial Arts as he looked forward to a successful career.
How Much Is Alexandre Vieira Worth?
Alexandre Vieira has excelled within his Brazilian Jiu Jitsu career, most of his money has come from his competition prowess. Alexandre has secured sponsorship deals and increased his net worth considerably. Alexandre has a net worth of over five hundred thousand dollars.
How Much Does Alexandre Vieira Weigh?
Alexandre Vieira weighs in at 70 kilograms which is the equivalent of 154 lbs, Alexandre has also competed extensively in absolute divisions during his Jiu Jitsu career.
Alexandre Vieira’s Fight List!
Alexandre Vieira has competed exceptionally well on the world stage of the Brazilian Jiu Jitsu circuit. His career is filled with tournament wins and fights against world class grapplers. Alexandre’s fight list includes athletes like; Kim Terra, Victor Dias, Rodrigo Socorro, Bruno Celio, Thomas Lisboa, António Guimarães, Pedro Neto, Bruno Frazatto, Tomoshige Sera, Raphael Cadena, Jorge Nakamura, Henrique Gomes, Tiago Barros, Pedro Teixeira, Davi Oliveira, José Robson, Eduardo Botega, Edward Hohl, Johnathans Veiga, Helder Campoz and Brandon Walensky.
Alexandre Vieira's Best Fight Of All Time!
Alexandre Vieira has fought extensively against some of the best grapplers in the world. His audacious style of submission grappling has taken many grapplers by surprise. Alexandre has impressed many high level coaches with his energy and expertise in competition grappling. Alexandre has won a world championship as a Brown belt and numerous other titles including; National and international tournaments. One of Alexandre’s best wins came against the high level Japanese Black belt Tomoshige Sera. Alexandre fought in the UAEJJF Abu Dhabi Tokyo Grand Slam in 2017, after submitting Tomoshige with a rear naked choke in the quarter final he was set to face him again in the Bronze medal fight. Alexandre received worldwide notoriety after winning the Bronze medal against Tomoshige Sera. Alexandre submitted his opponent with what would later be recognised as a world famous loop choke. Alexandre would put himself on the map as many grapplers worldwide would look to learn how to incorporate the famous loop choke into their arsenal.
Who Did Alexandre Vieira Lose To?
Alexandre Vieira has lost against some exceptional grapplers in his outstanding career. Some of his losses include grapplers like; Kim Terra, Fernando Carsadale, Geo Martinez, Isaque Paiva, Rafael Mansur, Rubens Charles, Victor Genovesi, Shiraki Daisuke, Vitor Moraes, Rodrigo Dias, Max Campos, Matheus Gonzaga, Dante Leon, Cleber Sousa, Endres Barbosa, Omar Telles, Felipe Araujo and Lucas Silva. One of Alexandre’s most notable losses would come in 2015 at the Sao Paulo ADCC Trials. Alexandre would submit all three of his opponents in the previous rounds with a crucifix choke and two rear naked chokes. Alexandre challenged Gabriel Marangoni in the final in a match that was highly anticipated by many. In an extremely close match Gabriel defeated Alexandre 3 points to nil in what was a bitter disappointment for Alexandre, as he had high expectations of winning ADCC Championship Gold.
Alexandre Vieira’s Record!
Alexandre Vieira has had an exceptional amount of fights as a Black belt competitor. Alexandre has secured a record of 47 wins with 30 losses, with an outstanding 98% submission win rate with 46 submission wins including; 14 rear naked chokes and 12 crucifix chokes. Alexandre has secured many championship wins including;
As a Brown belt; IBJJF World NoGi Champion (2014) CBJJ Brasileiro NoGi Champion (2013) IBJJF Rio International Champion (2013, 2014) IBJJF Rio International Absolute Champion (2014)
As a Black belt; IBJJF Rio Open (2019) CBJJ NoGi Brazilian Nationals (2019) UAEJJF Rio NoGi Grand Slam (2016) UAEJJF S.A Continental Pro (2018) UAEJJF Rio Fall Open Runner Up (2015) Sao Paulo ADCC Trials Runner Up (2015) Rio De Janeiro ADCC Trials Third place (2015) ACBJJ World NoGi Championship Third Place (2017) CBJJ NoGi Brazilian Nationals Third Place (2016) IBJJF Fortaleza Open Third Place (2019 in his weight category and absolute) UAEJJF Tokyo Grand Slam Third Place (2017)
Alexandre Vieira’s Injuries!
Alexandre Vieira has recently struggled with lower back injuries, his absence from the world scene has been a huge disappointment to him. Alexandre is currently training and has done some exceptional work to get himself back in shape so he can once again light up the world stage of Brazilian Jiu Jitsu.
Is Alexandre Vieira Retired?
As a 31 year old Alexandre Vieira has many good years ahead of him. Although his injuries have set him back, he has vowed to be back on the world circuit again. Alexandre has aspirations to become a world champion in both IBJJF and ADCC World Championships.
Best Submission of 2017--Loop Choke (featuring Bernardo)
By controlling with his foot the direction in which the opponent is able to pass, he guides him directly into the loop choke set up. As the opponent moves to side control and continues to feel the pressure of the choke, he will naturally begin to stand up. Alexandre then follows and achieves a fireman's carry style position with the opponent across the shoulders.
Loop Choke from Top Split Guard from BJJ Fanatics
In this variation, the opponent is playing open guard and hoping to sweep Alexandre, Vieira will bait the opponent into the loop choke and he is able to simply lean through into the choke.
Crucifix from Back With Hooks from BJJ Fanatics
In this technique, Alexandre begins on the opponent's back and sets up a sneaky crucifix.
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Famous Loop Choke
In this match from the 2017 Abu Dhabi Grand Slam in Tokyo, Alexandre Vieira earned the top submission of 2017 from FloGrappling with this amazing finish.
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Alexandre Vieira versus Tuomas Tammilehto
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