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Vinicius Magalhaes His Record, Net Worth, Weight, Age & More!
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Vinicius Magalhaes His Record, Net Worth, Weight, Age & More!

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Who is Vinicius Magalhaes?

Vinicius Bittencourt Almeida Magalhães, better known as Vinicius Magalhaes or by his nickname Draculino, is a sixth degree Brazilian Jiu Jitsu black belt from Brazil. Vinicius Magalhaes has competed at a high level in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu as well as Judo, Muay Thai and even in Professional Mixed Martial Arts. 

Effective Old School Passing by Vinicius "Draculino" Magalhaes

Vinicius Magalhaes first got his nickname, “Draculino” from a math teacher that he had in elementary school. The word Draculino means “little Dracula” in Portuguese and Vinicius Magalhaes’ teacher gave him the name because he always looked sombre as a young boy. 

Vinicius Magalhaes’ first introduction to martial arts was when he started to train in Judo at the young age of 7 years old. Eventually, Vinicius Magalhaes would earn his orange belt in Judo. However years later, sometime in either 1984 or 1985, Vinicius Magalhaes would discover Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. 

Vinicius Magalhaes would first start training under Totila Jordan, who is more commonly known in the Jiu-Jitsu circuit by his nickname, ‘Pitoco’. After training under Pitoco for almost a year Vinicius Magalhaes would move on to train at the Gracie Jiu-Jitsu Club, which would go on to have its name changed to Gracie Barra.

At that gym, Vinicius Magalhaes would train under both Jean Jacques Machado and Carlos Gracie, Jr. alongside other big names in the sport like Ryan Gracie, Ralph Gracie, and Renzo Gracie, who Vinicius Magalhaes was actually childhood friends with growing up. 

Vinicius Magalhaes would train hard and as often as he could at the Gracie Jiu-Jitsu Club and eventually Jean Jacques Machado would give him his purple belt. After this, the Gracie Jiu-Jitsu club was renamed to become the first Gracie Barra location and Carlos Gracie Jr. would begin coaching more often. This led to Vinicius Magalhaes being awarded both his brown belt and eventually in 1995, his black belt by Carlos Graice Jr. 

In 1996 Vinicius Magalhaes moved to Belo Horizonte in the State of Minas Gerais, Brazil. Here Vinicius Magalhaes would open up the first Gracie Barra location outside of Rio de Janeiro. At this time Vinicius Magalhaes also earned his law degree and even became a lawyer for a short period. However, it didn’t take long for Vinicius Magalhaes to learn that being a lawyer wasn’t for him and he decided to quit that career and focus on Jiu-Jitsu full time. 

In 2003, Vinicius Magalhaes made the jump to MMA, where he would defeat his opponent in the first round via submission. The next time that Vinicius Magalhaes would compete in MMA would be in 2005. However, in this match, Vinicius Magalhaes would lose by TKO due to a cut he received in the first round. 

The last time that Vinicius Magalhaes would compete in MMA would be in 2010, where he would have his first and only MMA fight outside of Brazil in Strikeforce in the United States. There Vinicius Magalhaes would defeat his opponent by unanimous decision. 

Vinicius Magalhaes would eventually move to Texas, where he would open up another Gracie Barra location, where he still coaches people to this day and acts as the gyms Regional Director. Vinicius Magalhaes now holds a 6th-degree black belt in BJJ, a brown belt in Judo and trains in Muay Thai. Vinicius Magalhaes also trains high level BJJ players and MMA fighters. 

Effective Old School Guard by Vinicius "Draculino" Magalhaes

How Old is Vinicius Magalhaes?

Vinicius Magalhaes was born on July 30, 1971, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. This makes Vinicius Magalhaes 50 years old at the time of writing. 

Vinicius Magalhaes’ Family

There is not much information available about Vinicius Magalhaes’ family. 

What is Vinicius Magalhaes’ Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Lineage?

Mitsuyo Maeda > Carlos Gracie Sr. > Carlos Gracie Junior >Vinicius Magalhães “Draculino”

How Much is Vinicius Magalhaes Worth?

Vinicius Magalhaes estimated net worth in 2022 is currently unknown. 

How Tall is Vinicius Magalhaes

Vinicius Magalhaes stands at 5 foot 7 inches tall or 1.70 meters tall.

What is Vinicius Magalhaes’s Reach? 

Vinicius Magalhaes’ reach is currently unknown 

How Much Does Vinicius Magalhaes Weigh?

In MMA, Vinicius Magalhaes competed at featherweight, which was 145 pounds. In BJJ Vinicius Magalhaes mainly competed at Pluma, or super featherweight, which is 141 pounds or 64 kilograms. 

Vinicius Magalhaes’ Fight List

Vinicius Magalhaes’ MMA fight list starts in 2003 at Heat FC 2: Evolution in Natal, Rio Grande do Norte, Brazil. Vinicius Magalhaes won this match against Kleber Gaudino via arm-triangle choke at the end of the first round. 

Vinicius Magalhaes then competed in MMA again against Mello at Storm Samurai 8 in Brasília, Brazil in 2005. Vinicius Magalhaes lost the match by TKO due to a cut. 

Vinicius Magalhaes’ final MMA match would be for the now-defunct Strikeforce promotion. This event took place in 2010 at Strikeforce: Houston which was naturally held in Houston, Texas, United States. Here Vinicius Magalhaes faced off against Rocky Long and would win the match by a unanimous decision. 

Who Did Vinicius Magalhaes Lose to?

The only loss that Vinicius Magalhaes has suffered in MMA was to Fábio Mello at Storm Samurai 8 in Brasília, Brazil in 2005. Vinicius Magalhaes lost the match by TKO due to a cut he suffered in the first round. 

What is Vinicius Magalhaes’ Fight Record?

In MMA Vinicius Magalhaes has a fight record comprised of 2 wins and 1 loss. This gives him a win percentage of 66.7 percent. 

What Titles Has Vinicius Magalhaes Held?

 Vinicius Magalhaes has won many titles during his career, including

  • 4x Pan American Champion (once in the master division, 3 times as a black belt)
  • Pan American No-Gi Champion in the masters division
  • 2x Brazilian National Champion
  • 2x Silver Medalist of World BJJ Championships
  • No-Gi International Master and Senior Champion
  • Abu-Dhabi Contender

Has Vinicius Magalhaes Had Any Serious Injuries?

Vinicius Magalhaes’ history of injuries is currently unknown. 

Is Vinicius Magalhaes Retired?

Vinicius Magalhaes has not competed in either BJJ or MMA in a long time. However, while he might be retired from competing, Vinicius Magalhaes has not retired from teaching students and coaching competitors.

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