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Silvio Duran - Highly Proficient BJJ Grappler

Silvio Duran - Highly Proficient BJJ Grappler

1. Silvio Duran’s Details

Silvio Duran’s Details
Name Silvio Duran de Barros Saraiva
Nickname “Silvinho”
Born Santos, Brazil
Date of Birth May 03, 1989,
Net worth NA
Weight Division Featherweight
Last Weigh-in N/A
Height N/A
College N/A
Rank 2nd Degree Black Belt
Last Fight N/A
Favorite Position Botinha footlock
Head Coach Rodrigo Cavaca
Lineage Lineage 1: Carlos Gracie > Carlson Gracie > Élcio Figueiredo > Rodrigo Cavaca > Silvio Duran
Lineage 2: Carlos Gracie > Carlson Gracie > Andre Pederneiras > Vitor Ribeiro > Silvio Duran
Fighting out of N/A
Team Association Vitor Shaolin Ribeiro BJJ NYC
Affiliation N/A
Current Streak N/A
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2. Silvio Duran’s Biography

2.1. Who is Silvio Duran?

Silvio Duran is an accomplished black belt in jiu-jitsu. Duran is considered a promising figure in the BJJ community. He gained prominence in his jiu-jitsu career after earning the blue belt by winning in numerous International Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Federation tournaments.

2.2. Silvio Duran's Early Life

Silvio Duran was born on 3 May 1989 in Santos, Brazil. Just like other BJJ fighters, Duran’s martial arts passion was evoked at an early age. He started practicing judo and Karate at the age of 3. Duran gained experience in both games and then at the age of 14, he joined the Muay Thai program.

2.3. Decided to Join Jiu-Jitsu

When Duran was 18 years old, his uncle Ricardo Duran and his two best friends, Caio Ramos and Rafael Cavaca influenced him to join Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. Although Duran was practicing MT then, he also thought of quitting Muay Thai due to his tough schedule. After taking a decision, Duran entered the BJJ world and started practicing grappling. With continuous practicing of BJJ, Duran’s interest also increased with time.

2.4. Silvio Duran’s First Grappling Instructor

Rodrigo Cavaca, a top BJJ fighter in the Super Heavyweight division was the first grappling coach of Silvio Duran. Due to the hectic daily schedule, Duran could not attend the regular classes so he was also trained under his assistant instructors, Rafael Cavaca and Marcus Buchecha.

2.5. Silvio’s Achievements

As a top Jiu-Jitsu grappler, Duran earned various titles in a series of tournaments including the American National NoGi Championship, World NoGi Championship, CBJJ Brazilian National Champions, and many more. Duran gained popularity by winning both Gi and no gi tournaments and extending his list of achievements.

2.6. Silvio Joined the NYC gym

In 2015, Vitor Ribeiro who is also known as Shaolin invited Silvio Duran to America to join his his gym as his sparring partner. Duran learned various significant factors related to BJJ by training under the Ribeiro.

2.7. Silvio’s Black Belt Rank

On 21 November 2016, an award ceremony was held in which Duran successfully earned his black belt under both instructors, Ribeiro and Rodrigo.

3. Silvio Duran’s Top Historic Fights

3.1. Silvio Duran VS Ron Henderson

In 2020, Austin Open Championship, Silvio Duran faced Ron Henderson. Duran’s performance in the battle was extremely epic. Henderson tried hard to submit the Duran but ultimately Duran applied the Rear Naked Choke and won the match.

Year Event Opponent W/L/D Method Stage Weight Class
2020 Austin Open Ron Henderson Win Rear Naked Choke Final Super Heavyweight

3.2. Felipe Simplicio vs Silvio Duran

In 2017, the Summer Open Championship was held in which Silvio Duran competed against Felipe Simplicio. Both fighters showcased their exceptional grappling skills. But at the end of the match, Duran secured the victory by applying the Botinha technique against Felipe Simplicio.

Year Event Opponent W/L/D Method Stage Weight Class
2017 Boston SM. Open Felipe Simplicio Win Botinha F Featherweight

3.3. Silvio Duran vs Danilo Moreira

In the 2021 Miami Open Championship, Silvio Duran faced Danilo Moreira. Moreira won the match based on the points.

Year Event Opponent W/L/D Method Stage Weight Class
2021 Miami Open Danilo Moreira Loss Points F Featherweight

4. Silvio Duran’s National and International Achievements

Year Event Medal/Position Weight Division
2016 San Antonio F. O. Gold Gold Medal Icon Featherweight
2016 Long Beach Open Gold Gold Medal Icon Featherweight
2017 Atlanta W. Open Silver Silver Medal Icon Featherweight
2017 San Jose Open Silver Silver Medal Icon Featherweight
2017 NY Spring Open Bronze Bronze Medal Icon Featherweight
2017 Boston Sp. Open Gold Gold Medal Icon Featherweight
2017 American NG Nats Gold Gold Medal Icon Featherweight
2017 American Nats Bronze Bronze Medal Icon Featherweight
2017 NY Summer Open Gold Gold Medal Icon Featherweight
2017 NY S. No-Gi Open Gold Gold Medal Icon Featherweight
2017 Boston SM. Open Gold Gold Medal Icon Featherweight
2017 Seattle Open Gold Gold Medal Icon Featherweight
2017 Chicago SMO Gold Gold Medal Icon Featherweight
2017 San Diego Pro Bronze Bronze Medal Icon Featherweight
2017 Atlanta SM Open Silver Silver Medal Icon Featherweight
2017 Charlotte Open Gold Gold Medal Icon Featherweight
2017 Miami FO Silver Silver Medal Icon Featherweight
2017 BJJ NY Pro Silver Silver Medal Icon Featherweight
2017 Cincinnati Open Silver Silver Medal Icon Featherweight
2017 Cincinnati Open Silver Silver Medal Icon Absolute Division
2017 NoGi Worlds Bronze Bronze Medal Icon Featherweight
2018 Atlanta W. Open Bronze Bronze Medal Icon Featherweight
2018 Continental Pro Bronze Bronze Medal Icon Featherweight
2018 Chicago Sp. Open Gold Gold Medal Icon Featherweight
2018 San Jose NGO Gold Gold Medal Icon Featherweight
2018 Atlanta Sp. Open Gold Gold Medal Icon Featherweight
2018 NY Spring NGO Gold Gold Medal Icon Featherweight
2018 NY Spring NGO Gold Gold Medal Icon Absolute Division
2018 NY BJJ Pro Bronze Bronze Medal Icon Featherweight
2018 No Gi Pan Am. Bronze Bronze Medal Icon Featherweight
2018 Twin Cities Open Gold Gold Medal Icon Medium Heavyweight
2018 Charlotte Open Gold Gold Medal Icon Super Heavyweight
2019 Portland Open Bronze Bronze Medal Icon Featherweight
2019 Cincinnati Open Silver Silver Medal Icon Featherweight
2019 NY Spring Open Bronze Bronze Medal Icon Featherweight
2019 NY Spring Open Bronze Bronze Medal Icon Absolute Division
2019 Miami SPO Bronze Bronze Medal Icon Featherweight
2019 New Orleans Open Gold Gold Medal Icon Mediumweight
2019 New Orleans Open Gold Gold Medal Icon Absolute Division
2019 Twin Cities Inv. Gold Gold Medal Icon Featherweight
2019 Charlotte Open Silver Silver Medal Icon Featherweight
2019 Atlanta SM Open Silver Silver Medal Icon Super Heavyweight
2019 Atlanta SM NGO Gold Gold Medal Icon Mediumweight
2019 Kansas Open Gold Gold Medal Icon Super Heavyweight
2020 Miami WO Bronze Bronze Medal Icon Featherweight
2020 Kansas Open Silver Silver Medal Icon Featherweight
2020 Houston WO Gold Gold Medal Icon Featherweight
2020 Austin WO Gold Gold Medal Icon Featherweight
2021 Miami Open Silver Silver Medal Icon Featherweight
2021 Miami Open Bronze Bronze Medal Icon Absolute Division
2021 Atlanta Open   Bronze Bronze Medal Icon Featherweight
2021 Oklahoma Open Silver Silver Medal Icon Featherweight

4.1. Silvio Duran’s Main Achievements

Year Event Position Belt
2018 IBJJF Chicago Spring Open Champion 1st Black
2018 IBJJF Miami Spring Open Champion 1st Black
2018 IBJJF Atlanta Spring Open Champion 1st Black
2018 IBJJF New York Spring Open Champion 1st Black
2018 IBJJF Pan NoGi Championship 3rd Black
2018 UAEJJ North America Continental Pro 3rd Black
2017 IBJJF American National NoGi Champion 1st Black
2017 IBJJF New York Summer Open Champion 1st Black
2017 IBJJF Boston Spring Open Champion 1st Black
2017 IBJJF Boston Summer Open Champion 1st Black
2017 IBJJF Seattle Open Champion 1st Black
2017 IBJJF New York Pro 2nd Black
2017 IBJJF Miami Fall Open 2nd Black
2017 IBJJF World NoGi Championship 3rd Place 3rd Black
2017 IBJJF Pan Ams NoGi Championship 3rd Black
2017 IBJJF American National 3rd Black
2016 IBJJF Long Beach Open Champion 1st Black
2016 IBJJF San Antonio Open Champion 1st Black

4.2. Silvio Duran’s Main Achievements (Colored Belts)

Year Event Position Belt
2016 IBJJF New York BJJ Pro Champion 1st Brown
2016 IBJJF Pan Ams NoGi Championship 3rd Brown
2015 IBJJF New York BJJ Pro Champion 2nd Brown
2015 IBJJF São Paulo Open Champion 2nd Brown
2015 IBJJF Pan Ams Championship 2nd Brown
2015 IBJJF World NoGi Championship 3rd Brown
2015 IBJJF Pan Ams NoGi Championship 3rd Brown
2014 CBJJ Brazilian National Champion N/A Purple
2014 CBJJ Brazilian National Teams Champion N/A Purple
2014 CBJJ South-Brazilian National Champion N/A Purple
2014 UAEJJ National Pro Champion / Gramado Trials N/A Purple
2014 IBJJF São Paulo Open Champion 1st Purple
2014 IBJJF São Paulo Open NoGi Champion 1st Purple
2012 CBJJ Brazilian National Champion N/A Blue
2012 CBJJ Brazilian National NoGi Champion N/A Purple
2011 IBJJF World NoGi Championship 2nd Blue
2011 CBJJ Brazilian National NoGi 2nd Blue
2010 CBJJ Brazilian National NoGi 2nd Blue

5. Silvio Duran BJJ Professional Record Breakdown

115 matches 76 Wins 39 Losses
By Points 33 11
By advantages 8 13
By Submission 25 11
By Decision 8 3
By Penalties 0 1
By DQ 2 0

5.1.  Methods of Submission W/L

Methods 25 Wins 11 Losses
BOTINHA 18 0
TOE HOLD 2 1
KNEEBAR 1 0
BODY LOCK 1 0
CHOKE FROM BACK 1 3
TRIANGLE 1 0
RNC 1 1
CHOKE 0 2
BOW AND ARROW 0 2
KIMURA 0 1
KNEEBAR 0 1

6. Silvio Duran Fight History

Opponent W/L Method Event Weight Division Stage Year
John Rickel W Toe hold San Antonio F. O. Featherweight F 2016
Jordan Gomez W Botinha Long Beach Open Featherweight F 2016
Andre Luchesi W Pts: 4x2 Long Beach Open Featherweight 4F 2016
Wallace Santos W Botinha Long Beach Open Featherweight SF 2016
Franciscso Matos W Pts: 0x0, Adv Atlanta W. Open Featherweight SF 2017
Windson Ramos L Pts: 0x0, Adv Atlanta W. Open Featherweight F 2017
Osvaldo “Queixinho” Moizinho L Pts: 6x0 San Jose Open Featherweight F 2017
Marcus Wilson W Referee Decision San Jose Open Featherweight 4F 2017
Nicollas Welker W DQ San Jose Open Featherweight SF 2017
Nicollas Welker W Pts: 0x0, Adv Pan American Featherweight 8F 2017
Jamil ‘Bruxo’  Hill-Taylor L Bow and arrow Pan American Featherweight 4F 2017
Thiago  “Unstoppable” Alves W Pts: 4x2 Boston Sp. Open Featherweight F 2017
Jamil ‘Bruxo’ Hill-Taylor L Pts: 2x2, Adv NY Spring Open Featherweight SF 2017
Paulo Silva W Botinha Boston Sp. Open Featherweight SF 2017
Jonathan “Macarrão” Thomas L Bow and arrow World Champ. Featherweight R1 2017
Rene Lopez W Referee Decision American NG Nats Featherweight F 2017
Andre “Tim” Monteiro W Pts: 4x2 NY Summer Open Featherweight F 2017
Osvaldo “Queixinho”  Moizinho L Pts: 8x6 American Nats Featherweight SF 2017
Joao Pereira W Pts: 4x2 NY Summer Open Featherweight SF 2017
Bruno Dias W Botinha NY S. No-Gi Open Featherweight SF 2017
Joao Alves W Pts: 2x2, Adv NY S. No-Gi Open Featherweight F 2017
Joao Pereira W Botinha Boston SM. Open Featherweight SF 2017
Benjamin Brosbe W Botinha Seattle Open Featherweight F 2017
Felipe Simplicio W Botinha Boston SM. Open Featherweight F 2017
Jason Gagnon W Referee Decision Seattle Open Featherweight SF 2017
Bruce Guevara W Botinha Chicago SMO Featherweight SF 2017
Wallace Santos W Kneebar Chicago SMO Featherweight F 2017
Vitor Moraes W Botinha San Diego Pro Featherweight 4F 2017
Gianni Paul Grippo L Choke Atlanta SM Open Featherweight F 2017
Hiago George Santos Silva L Pts: 0x0, Adv San Diego Pro Featherweight SF 2017
Jonathan Buren W Pts: 4x2 Atlanta SM Open Featherweight SF 2017
Scott Dance W Botinha Charlotte Open Featherweight SF 2017
Samuel Cruz Braga W Pts: 2x0 Charlotte Open Featherweight F 2017
Brian Mahecha W Pts: 2x0 BJJ NY Pro Featherweight 4F 2017
Brandon Walensky W Pts: 6x2 Miami FO Featherweight SF 2017
Thiago Macedo L Adv Miami FO Featherweight F 2017
Kevin Mahecha W Pts: 2x0 BJJ NY Pro Featherweight SF 2017
Jamil Hill-Taylor L Choke from back BJJ NY Pro Featherweight F 2017
Robby Malof W Pts: 4x4, Adv Cincinnati Open ABS 4F 2017
Adam Ferrara W Pts: 4x2 Cincinnati Open Featherweight SF 2017
Thiago Macedo L Pts: 0x0, Adv Cincinnati Open Featherweight F 2017
Matt Leighton W Referee Decision Cincinnati Open ABS SF 2017
Osvaldo “Queixinho” Moizinho L Pts: 4x4, Adv NoGi Worlds Featherweight SF 2017
Vitor ‘Vitinho’ Oliveira L Choke Cincinnati Open ABS F 2017
Matthew Aragoni W Botinha NoGi Worlds Featherweight R1 2017
Evan Ramsden W Referee Decision NoGi Worlds Featherweight 4F 2017
Jeffrey Cummings L N/A Atlanta W. Open Featherweight SF 2018
Gilson “Nenem” Nunes L Pts: 0x0, Adv Pan American Featherweight 8F 2018
Thiago Brito W Pts: 4x2 Continental Pro Featherweight 4F 2018
Paulo Miyao L Pts: 4x0 Continental Pro Featherweight SF 2018
Chris Kriebel W Pts: 4x4, Adv Chicago Sp. Open Featherweight SF 2018
Thiago Macedo W Pts: 10x8 Chicago Sp. Open Featherweight F 2018
Jose Leon W Pts: 14x2 San Jose NGO Featherweight F 2018
Fellipe Trovo L Kimura San Jose Open ABS 4F 2018
Jose Leon W Pts: 6x0 San Jose NGO Featherweight SF 2018
Adam Benayoun W Pts: 8x6 Atlanta Sp. Open Featherweight F 2018
Adam Benayoun L Adv NY Spring Open Featherweight 4F 2018
Jeffrey Cummings W Pts: 2x0 World Champ. Featherweight R1 2018
Sidemar Honorio W DQ NY Spring NGO Featherweight SF 2018
Christian Mueckay W Botinha NY Spring NGO Featherweight F 2018
Daniel Davis W Pts: 2x0 NY Spring NGO ABS F 2018
Gianni Paul Grippo L Pts: 9x0 World Champ. Featherweight R2 2018
Thiago Macedo L Pts: 0x0, Adv NY BJJ Pro Featherweight SF 2018
Matt Maney W Botinha Twin Cities Open Medium Heavyweight SF 2018
Eduardo Goncalves W Botinha Kasai Pro 3 Featherweight SPF 2018
Ian Sanders L RNC No Gi Pan Am. Featherweight SF 2018
Michael Zaniewski W Pts: 4x2 Twin Cities Open Medium Heavyweight F 2018
Kayo Cesar W Botinha NoGi Worlds Featherweight R1 2018
Fabio Melo W Pts: 2x0 Charlotte Open 100KG F 2018
Tony Bergamo W Pts: 2x0 Kasai Pro 4 Featherweight SPF 2018
Gilson “Nenem” Nunes L Pts: 0x0, Adv NoGi Worlds Featherweight 4F 2018
Vitor Paschoal L Points Portland Open Featherweight SF 2019
Jeremy Jackson L Choke from back Cincinnati Open Featherweight F 2019
Rodrigo Rotardi W Referee Decision Cincinnati Open Featherweight 4F 2019
Jeovany Ortiz W Pts: 4x2 Cincinnati Open Featherweight SF 2019
Victor Paschoal L Referee Decision NY Spring Open Featherweight SF 2019
David Garmo W Pts: 4x2 NY Spring Open ABS R1 2019
Rodrigo Francioni L Referee Decision Miami SPO Featherweight SF 2019
Charles McGuire W Body lock NY Spring Open ABS R2 2019
Gilvan Costa L Pts: 4x4, Pen NY Spring Open ABS SF 2019
Felipe “Felipinho” Linhares L Pts: 0x0, Adv World Champ. Featherweight R1 2019
Thomas Ingram W Botinha New Orleans Open Mediumweight SF 2019
Emilio Ferreira W Botinha New Orleans Open ABS F 2019
Santiago Farina W Referee Decision New Orleans Open Mediumweight F 2019
Ben Peco W Toe hold New Orleans Open ABS SF 2019
Vinicius Gimenes W Adv Twin Cities Inv. Featherweight F 2019
Thiago Abud L Pts: 0x0, Adv No Gi Pan Am. Featherweight 4F 2019
Giovanni Carvalho W N/A Charlotte Open Featherweight SF 2019
Emilio Hernandez L Kneebar Charlotte Open Featherweight F 2019
Evan Cole W Pts: 2x0 Atlanta SM NGO Medium Heavyweight N/A 2019
Estras Junior W N/A Atlanta SM Open Super Heavyweight DF 2019
Thiago Macedo L Points Atlanta SM Open Super Heavyweight F 2019
Danny Vega W Pts: 13x0 Atlanta SM NGO Mediumweight SF 2019
Giovanni Carvalho W Points Kansas Open Super Heavyweight F 2019
Renan Lopez W Pts: 4x2 NoGi Worlds Featherweight R1 2019
Cole Franson L Pts: 8x2 NoGi Worlds Featherweight 4F 2019
Emilio Hernandez L Referee Decision Kansas Open Featherweight F 2020
Rodrigo Francioni L Points Miami WO Featherweight SF 2020
Adam Benayoun W N/A Kansas Open Featherweight SF 2020
Juan Garcia W Pts: 4x0 Houston WO Featherweight SF 2020
Joao Figueiredo W Pts: 4x2 Austin WO Featherweight F 2020
Richar Nogueira W Pts: 0x0, Adv Houston WO Featherweight F 2020
Emilio Lima W Botinha Austin WO Featherweight SF 2020
John Gagne W Triangle Gaman JJ N/A SPF 2020
Juan Garcia W Referee Decision F2W 145 Featherweight SPF 2020
Ronald Henderson W RNC Austin Open Super Heavyweight RR 2020
Danilo Moreira L Choke from back F2W 146 Featherweight SPF 2020
Mike Calimbas W Choke from back Austin Open Super Heavyweight RR 2020
Todd Walling W Points Oklahoma Open Lightweight SF 2020
David Judson W N/A Miami Open ABS 4F 2021
Damion Oranday W Adv Miami Open Featherweight SF 2021
Danilo Moreira L Pts: 4x2 Miami Open Featherweight F 2021
Damion Oranday L Toe hold Oklahoma Open Featherweight F 2021
Lucas Valle L N/A Miami Open ABS SF 2021
Luan Silva L Pts: 2x2, Adv Atlanta Open Featherweight SF 2021

7. Silvio Duran Top Fights

Damion Oranday v Silvio Duran / Oklahoma City Open 2021

Shane Hill Taylor vs Silvio Duran / New York BJJ Pro 2017

Silvio Duran VS Todd Walling / Oklahoma City Open 2020

Gianni Grippo vs Silvio Duran / Atlanta Summer Open 2017

Silvio Duran vs Benjamin Brosbe / Seattle Open 2017

Photo Credit: @silvioduran

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