Fighting out of Singapore
Weight 66 kg
Name Bruno Pucci
Career start October 15, 2011
|Style Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu|
Role Mixed Martial Artist
Team Evolve MMA
Height 1.75 m
|Born July 23, 1990 (age 32)
Brazil (1990-07-23) |
Rank black belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu
Martial arts Brazilian jiu-jitsu, Mixed martial arts
Similar People Ronaldo Souza, Renzo Gracie, Shinya Aoki, Jake Shields, Nate Marquardt
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Bruno Pucci (born July 23, 1990) is a Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu practitioner who holds a black belt and is best known for winning gold in the featherweight division at the 2009 No Gi Grappling World Championship and 2010 No Gi Grappling World Championship. In total Pucci has secured podium finishes five times at the World Championship both with Gi and No Gi. He is also a mixed martial artist who is currently signed with ONE Fighting Championship.
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As a child Pucci had growth problems and needed hormone replacement because he was always short and weak. The treatment made him overweight and he wanted to take up a sport and chose Jiu Jitsu, eventually becoming a BJJ. black belt under Sebastian Lalli at Checkmat in Brazil.
Pucci made his MMA debut on October 15, 2011 and submitted Raoni Tavares in the opening round at Adventure Fighters Tournament in Paraná. His next fight was on October 20, 2012, and he submitted Fernando Cabral in the opening round at Empire FC in Paraná.
In November 2012 Pucci moved to Singapore to join the fight team at Evolve MMA which included fellow Brazilians Rafael Dos Anjos and Leandro Issa.
ONE Fighting Championship
On June 10, 2013 it was announced that Pucci would be fighting Bashir Ahmad at ONE Fighting Championship: Champions and Warriors in Jakarta. He submitted the previously undefeated Pakistani with a rear naked choke in the opening round.