Marcelo Cohen Age, Weight, Record, Net Worth, & More!
Who Is Marcelo Cohen?
Marcelo Cohen is a Brazilian Jiu Jitsu black belt under Marcelo Saporito, and he also spent time training at the Carlson Gracie Academy. He has a number of impressive titles on his record including IBJJF Pan American and American National Champion, and is particularly known for his successful role as a coach at The Armory academy in Florida. He has the impressively short lineage of Carlos Gracie > Carlson Gracie > Marcelo Saporito > Marcelo Cohen. He received his black belt on his 29th birthday, December 12, 2012.Kimura System by Marcelo Cohen
How Old Is Marcelo Cohen?
Born December 12, 1983, Marcelo Cohen is 37 years old.
Marcelo Cohen’s Family
Marcelo Cohen is currently single, with no children.Cross Grip Guard and Old Man Sweep by Marcelo Cohen
Currently, there is no information available on the family of Marcelo Cohen.
How Much Is Marcelo Cohen Worth?
Between sponsorships and business ventures, Marcelo Cohen is estimated to be worth approximately 500K.
How Tall Is Marcelo Cohen?
Marcelo Cohen stands at 5 feet and 6 inches tall.
How Much Does Marcelo Cohen Weigh?
Marcelo Cohen often competes at 127 pounds.
More About Marcelo Cohen’s Career
Marcelo Cohen was born in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil and began his career in martial arts with Judo at the age of 9. He was an extremely active kid so this discipline was extremely beneficial to him and he practiced it for many years. As he got older he began to desire a more self defense oriented and challenging martial art, in during his mid teens he began training at the Carlson Gracie Academy headquarters in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, where he also met head coach Marcelo Saporito.
Marcelo moved to the United States in 2004. He moved to Jupiter, Florida where he picked up his training at the well known academy, The Armory. Here he trained with several professional fighters including Kurt Pellegrino, Eduardo Guedes, and others. He kept close with his head coach Marcelo Saporito back in Rio de Janeiro, who he eventually earned his black belt from in December 2012.
Later on Marcelo became a head coach at The Armory, where other instructors such as Marcus “Buchecha” Almeida, Raphael Chaves, and Rodrigo Cavaca had done before him. Due to a combination of his success in competition and that of his coaching skills, he had received praise by a ton of different Jiu Jitsu outlets over the years. Marcelo has competed in Jiu Jitsu and combat Jiu Jitsu. He has competed in numerous different promotions and organizations such as IBJJF, Fight To Win, and many others.
While describing his game, Marcelo's states that the guard he plays is a mixture of closed and rubber guard, and he uses a combination of Kimura, tripod, and old man sweeps from these positions. He favors the toreando, baseball sliding pass, and the Kimura trap to pass the guard, and naturally his favorite submission is the Kimura.
Who Has Marcelo Cohen Lost To?
Marcelo Cohen has lost to Geo Martinez, Caio Terra, Edwin Ocasio, Mikey Musumeci, Router Lima, as well as others. In combat Jiu Jitsu he has lost to Nick Honstein and Richard Alarcon.
Marclo Cohen’s Record
An official record for Marcelo Cohen is unavailable at this time.
Marcelo Cohen Injuries
In 2022, Marcelo Cohen suffered a broken foot that is completely healed at this time.
Is Marcelo Cohen Retired?
No, Marcelo just recently competed in the 2021 World IBJJF No-Gi Championship, and is the head coach at The Armory.
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