Mixed martial artist
5 ft 9 in (1.75 m)
| Nino Schembri Team|
| Antonio Schembri
1 June 1974 (age 41)
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil (1974-06-01) |
Redondo Beach, California, U.S.
176 lb (80 kg; 12.6 st)
Nino Schembri Wikipedia
Antônio "Nino" Schembri ([ˈninu ˈʃẽbɾi]; born June 1, 1974 in Rio de Janeiro) is a Brazilian mixed martial artist. He is a former member of the Chute Boxe Academy and currently trains with Black House. He is called "Elvis" because of his long, chop-like sideburns. Schembri is highly accomplished in sport BJJ, having won the 1996 Brazilian National Championship in the absolute division world championships in his weight class back to back in 1997/1998,
Today Nino Schembri teaches at his own gym located in Lawndale, California.
Nino has a unique style at Jiu-Jitsu with focus on submission and a creative attacks.
At 1999 Pan-American he had phenomenals wins and became known as "El Nino", in analogy to the natural phenomenon El Niño.