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Thiago Macedo His Record, Net Worth, Weight, Age & More!

Thiago Macedo His Record, Net Worth, Weight, Age & More!


Who Is Thiago Macedo?

Thiago Macedo is a Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Black belt under famous Black belts Faustino Neto also known as Mestre Pina, and Rodrigo Pinheiro. Thiago has become a world class grappler since his promotion to Black belt in 2015. He has won an abundance of IBJJF tournament Gold medals including titles like; the Pan American Championships, the American Nationals, and numerous open tournaments in Austin, Los Angeles, Atlanta, San Antonio, Longbeach, Dallas and Miami. Thiago has also won superfights in shows like Third Coast Grappling, Fight 2 Win, King of the Mats and Onnit Invitational.

Who Is Thiago Macedo?

Thiago Macedo is a Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Black belt under famous Black belts Faustino Neto also known as Mestre Pina, and Rodrigo Pinheiro. Thiago has become a world class grappler since his promotion to Black belt in 2015. He has won an abundance of IBJJF tournament Gold medals including titles like; the Pan American Championships, the American Nationals, and numerous open tournaments in Austin, Los Angeles, Atlanta, San Antonio, Longbeach, Dallas and Miami. Thiago has also won superfights in shows like Third Coast Grappling, Fight 2 Win, King of the Mats and Onnit Invitational.

The Turtle and Back Defense Blueprint by Thiago Macedo

In Thiago's first two years as a Black belt he posted a record of 26 wins with 12 losses. He won tournaments like the All Valley Open on 3 occasions, the San Antonio Open and the Irvine Open, where he defeated guys like; Marcelo Motta, Ed Ramos, John Barberra and Joao Rocha. Thiago was setting a standard as he showcased his exceptional grappling capabilities. Thiago continued on his winning ways by claiming more tournament Gold at the Dallas Open, the Austin NoGi Open, the San Antonio Fall Open and the Long Beach Open, where he secured wins over AJ Agazarm and Julian Vega. Thiago also lost against Osvaldo Moizinho in the final at the Austin Open and finished second at the American Nationals losing to Paulo Miyao.

During 2017 and 2018 Thiago was exceptional as he fought 73 times including 50 wins and 23 losses. Thiago won multiple events at open tournaments in Cincinnati, Austin, Los Angeles, San Antonio and Long Beach. Thiago also won the Los Angeles Grand Slam on the Abu Dhabi tour. Thiago defeated opponents like Brian Mahecha, Gabriel Martins, Silvio Duran and Bruno Carvalho. Thiago was on fire as he tore up the competition scene with more Gold medal wins in Seattle, Denver, New York and Houston. Thiago also became the American National Champion with a well documented win over Richar Nogueira.

Over the last three years Thiago has won multiple fights, posting a record of 57 wins with 28 losses. Thiago secured wins at the Atlanta Open, the Austin Open, the Orlando Open, the Mexican Pro and the New Orleans Open, he dominated opponents like Yuri Santos, Yijad Moussa, Michael Pepio and Vinicius Gimenes. Thiago would have the best win of his career at the 2020 Pan American Championships. He defeated Gabriel Silva with a Triangle and Adam Benayoun with a 50/50 Armbar, before defeating Gianni Grippo and Samuel Nagai on points. In the final Thiago defeated Matheus Gabriel to take home the Pan American crown.

Throughout Thiago's career he has won many titles on the IBJJF circuit. Alongside all of his tournament achievements he has had an extremely successful superfight career. Thiago has won fights at; the Fight 2 Win promotion against: Zachary Rapadas, Chris Westfall, Levi Mowles and Cole Franson. Thiago has competed at other events and won fights against challengers like; Todd Kornfield at the Texas Grappling promotion, Paul Woo at the Texas Sub Hunter and Johnny Tama at the Third Coast Grappling promotion. Thiago has proven himself to be one of the best featherweights of his generation, and at 27 he is continuing on his path towards becoming a World Champion.

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How Old Is Thiago Macedo?

Thiago Macedo was born on the 27th of November in 1994, he is currently 27 years of age. Thiago grew up in Manaus, the capital of Amazonas, a northwestern state in Brazil.

Thiago Macedo's Early Life!

Thiago Macedo grew up in Manaus in Brazil, a place where many BJJ superstars have come from. At the age of 7 Thiago was introduced to Jiu Jitsu by his brother. Thiago would start taking lessons at Orley Loboto's academy under Joao Bosco, Francimar Barroso and Orley Loboto. Thiago was not heavily interested in Martial Arts, as he was training in Jiu Jitsu just for a bit of extra fun and fitness. By his 11th birthday he started to take the sport more seriously as he began competing at higher levels. Thiago decided to move to a more competitive style of Jiu Jitsu academy, so he found Faustino Neto one of Brazil's most reputable coaches. 

After graduating from high school, Thiago's brother helped him travel to the United States of America, where he would commence training with the former Manaus coach now living in America, Rodrigo Pinheiro. Thiago entered into an exchange student program facilitated by Rodrigo Pinheiro and Joao Bosco. After spending a period of time in the US, Thiago was considering staying in the states, and when Pinheiro offered him a permanent place in his academy, Thiago could not refuse. Thiago would stay and compete and help promote Pinheiro's academy. Thiago would still remain affiliated to Faustino Neto and in 2015 the young prodigy was promoted to Black belt.

How Much Is Thiago Macedo Worth?

Thiago Macedo has fought extremely hard throughout his career, to become one of the best grapplers in the world. He has fought in a tremendous amount of tournaments and superfights, as he tries to build himself a wealth of income. Thiago has built a net worth of a couple hundred thousand dollars, and most of his earnings goes back into his competitive journey. Thiago competes more than most grapplers with his average of fights per year being up around 35. Thiago has also begun filming instructional videos with the famous online platform BJJ Fanatics. His video titled "The Turtle And Back Defense Blueprint" is available exclusively for purchase through

How Tall Is Thiago Macedo?

Thiago Macedo stands at 6 feet and 0 inches tall which is the equivalent of 182 centimetres. 

How Much Does Thiago Macedo Weigh?

Thiago Macedo weighs in at 70 kilograms or 154 pounds, Thiago has also competed in the 76 kg, 94 kg, 100 kg and absolute divisions. 

Thiago Macedo's Fight List!

Thiago Macedo has fought for over six years as a Black belt, and has faced some of the world's best grapplers. At such a young age Thiago has already become a veteran on the world circuit of Jiu Jitsu, conquering events like the American Nationals, the Pan American Championships and a plethora of US Open tournaments. Thiago has compiled a list of fights against weapons like; Michael Laviola, Alberto Serrano, Lucas Pinheiro, Matheus Gabriel, Gianni Grippo, Gabriel Silva, Raphael Cadena, Giovanni Carvalho, Yuri Santos, Alexis Alduncin, Rafael Mansur, Richar Noguiera, Cleber Sousa, Tomoyuki Hashimoto, Gabriel Martins, Vitor Morales, Alexandre Molinaro, Murilo Amaral, Marcelo Oliveira, Samir Chantre, Kennedy Maciel, Kevin Mahecha, Alexandre Vieira, Kim Terra, Johnny Tama, AJ Agazarm and Ed Ramos.

Thiago Macedo's Best Fight Of All Time!

Thiago Macedo has become an extremely successful competitor on the professional grappling circuit. Although he has yet to win a World Championship, he has done exceptionally well in many other IBJJF tournaments. Thiago has won an incredible amount of IBJJF open tournaments including places like; Dallas, Austin, Los Angeles, Orange County, Cincinnati and Atlanta. Thiago has also won an American National Championship with a win in the final against Richar Noguiera by an advantage. Thiago has recorded his best result in 2020 at the Pan American Championships, he defeated greats like Gianni Grippo, Gabriel Silva and Samuel Nagai on his way to the final. Thiago would compete against his fellow Manaus native Matheus Gabriel, and at the end of the fight Thiago would claim the victory 2 points to nil. 

Who Did Thiago Macedo Lose To?

Thiago Macedo has lost 63 fights out of his 196 matches as a Black belt. He has only been submitted 10 times in competition to athletes like; Inacio Neto by Armbar at the 2015 Irvine Open, Vinny Magalhaes by Kneebar at the 2017 Houston Open, Jamil Hill Taylor by Ezekiel Choke at the 2017 World Championships, Gianni Grippo by Rear Naked Choke at the 2017 San Antonio Pro, Isaac Doederlein by Armbar at the 2018 San Francisco Open and Kennedy Maciel in the final of the Miami Grand Slam. Thiago has also lost to other world class grapplers like; Israel Sousa, Leo Saggioro, Gabriel Sousa, Diego Oliveira, Osvaldo Moizinho, Paulo Miyao, Sergio Rios, Samir Chantre, Johnny Tama and Isaque Paiva.

Thiago Macedo's Record!

Thiago Macedo has become an international superstar in the world arena of competitive grappling. Thiago has compiled an impressive record throughout his time as a Black belt. Thiago has won an incredible 133 wins with 63 losses, including 32 submission wins and only 10 submission losses. Thiago has a list of accolades that includes;

IBJJF Pan American Champion (2020) IBJJF American National Champion (2018) IBJJF Austin Open Champion (2017, 2018, 2020) IBJJF Orlando Spring Open Champion (2019) IBJJF Los Angeles Open Champion (2018) IBJJF Atlanta Winter Open Champion (2018) IBJJF Atlanta Summer Open Champion (2020) IBJJF New Orleans Open Champion (2020) IBJJF San Antonio Open Champion (2015, 2016, 2017) IBJJF Longbeach Open Champion (2016, 2017) IBJJF Irvine Open Champion (2015) IBJJF Dallas Open Champion (2016) Mexican Pro Champion (2020) IBJJF Dallas Fall Open Champion (2017) IBJJF Dallas Summer Open Champion (2020) EU Continental Pro Champion (2021)  IBJJF Cincinnati Open Champion (2017) IBJJF Miami Fall Open Champion (2017) IBJJF Miami Winter Open Champion (2019) OC Open Champion (2019) IBJJF Seattle Open Champion (2018) IBJJF Denver NoGi Open Champion (2018) IBJJF Denver Open Champion (2018) AJP Los Angeles Grand Slam Champion (2017) All Valley Champion Gi/NoGi/Absolute (2015) IBJJF Orange County Open Champion (2019) AJP Grand Slam LA (2017) IBJJF NoGi Austin Open (2016) IBJJF American Nationals Runner Up (2015, 2016, 2019) IBJJF Austin Open Runner Up (2015, 2016) IBJJF Dallas NoGi Open Runner Up (2015) AJP Grand Slam - Tokyo Runner Up (2019) AJP Grand Slam - London Runner Up (2020) AJP Grand Slam - Miami Runner Up (2020, 2021) AJP Grand Slam - Moscow Runner Up (2019) AJP Grand Slam - Los Angeles Third Place (2019) IBJJF World Championship Third Place (Purple Belt 2012) IBJJF Pan American Championship Third Place (Brown belt 2015) 

Thiago Macedo’s Injuries!

Thiago Macedo has been able to steer clear from any significant injuries. Throughout his career he has suffered from minor complaints, like strains and bruised ribs. Like most world class grapplers there is always an element of injury involved, especially considering the high demand within the IBJJF competition scene. Thiago has become an accomplished grappler with a high standard of strength and conditioning. He has worked extensively with Faustino Neto in the past and Rodrigo Pinheiro more recently on his mental and physical preparation. 

Is Thiago Macedo Retired?

Thiago Macedo has become a veteran in the world of professional grappling. At the age of 27 the young prodigy is very active on the world scene, as he looks to achieve future World Champion status. Thiago has an outstanding wealth of experience and with his coach Rodrigo Pinheiro behind him, Thiago is on his way to becoming a legend of the sport.

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