Danilo is a Black Belt from Brazil, and have been training for over the Seventeen years. He is a coach at his own gym now, that He just opened a year ago in Rio De Janeiro, Brazil. He started train when he was 7 years old in a social project in Rio de Janeiro for a poor kid that where he came from. And now, he is so glad at that, He had this opportunity to change his life and now, He can speak English fluent also travel the World to compete, teach and pass a little bit about what he knows of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. He already been in many country's as USA, South-Africa, Europa, Thailand, UAE And West – Africa
To compete as much as possible in 2017, while continuing to teach, build relationships in the martial arts community, and develop my own skills as a martial artist. To grow the program at my school, and encourage the growth of Jiu-Jitsu all of the World, and future become a MMA Fighter!!
Competitions & Results
* 2016 - Black Belt
Champion of Arnold Cup
Vice Champion of Rio de Janeiro CUP
Vice champion of Brazilian championship CBJJO
Vice Champion NAGA NO GI
Vice Champion NAGA GI
* 2015 - Black Belt
Vice Champion championships mineirinho
* 2014 - Brown Belt
3rd place Europa championship IBJJF
* 2013 - Brown Belt
Champion of 1st cup on mineirinho championship
3rd place of Brazilian championship (MG)
Champion of State championship FJJO
Champion Brazilian championship CBJJE
World Champion CBJJE
World Champion NO GI CBJJO
World Champion GI CBJJO
Champion of World Cup CBJJO
Champion of Pan American CBJJO
* 2012 - Brown Belt
Champion combat Grappling in South Africa
Vice Champion combat grappling Open weight division SA
Vice Champion of the World CBJJO
* 2011 - Purple Belt
Champion of combat Corner Grappling Tournament in USA GI AND NO GI Vol. 6
Champion of combat Corner Grappling Tournament in USA NO GI Vol. 7
Champion of mineirinho championships
Vice Champion of Brazilian championship NO GI CBJJ
Vice Champion Sul- Americano CBJJ
3rd place of the World in USA CALIFÓRNIA IBJJF
* 2010 - Purple and Blue Belt
Champion of Rio open CBJJO
Champion of Brazilian CUP CBJJO
3rd place of the World CBJJE
3rd place championships of Novo Leblon Cup
Champion of championship No GI in USA
Vice Champion Combat Corner Grappling NO GI Vol. 5 in USA
* 2009 - Blue Belt
Champion of Brazilian Cup CBJJO
Champion of State Championship Rip Dorey
Champion of Rio CUP
Championship of Lerjji CUP
Champion Brazilian championship CBJJ
Champion of Arena JPA CUP
Champion State Championship CBJJE
Vice Champion of Yudan CUP
Vice Champion Brazilian championship CBJJE
Vice Champion of the Word CBJJE
3rd place of Thor JPA CUP
* 2008 - Blue Belt
Champion of Lerjji CUP
Vice Champion of Thor JPA CUP
3rd place of the World CBJJE
3rd place of Novo Leblon Cup
* 2007 - Yellow Belt
Champion of Beto Ferrão CUP
* 2006 - Yellow Belt
Champion of State Championship
Champion of Rio Dorey Championships
* 2005 - Yellow Belt
Champion Brazilian Championship CBJJ
* 2003 - Yellow Belt
Vice Champion of State Championship
* 2002 - Yellow Belt
Champion of State Championship
Champion of Atlântico Sul Championship
* 2001 - Yellow Belt
3rd place of Royler Gracie Championship
* 2000 - White Belt
Champion of Rio shopping Championship
Q&A Session Between Danilo B. Moreira and Elite Sports
Question: What inspires you about BJJ?
Answer: The Gracie family because they bring the BJJ for us, And the beautiful thing in BJJ is, there is no Limit and we always have something to learn, even when you become a black belt, you still white belt, because after many years your black belt become white again. and the BJJ is the Art more complete in the world. The BJJ it was created for weak people not for strong people, to show them how to defend them-self.
Question: What are your goals for this year? Next 3 years? Next 5 years?
Answer: My Goals is Win the Naga Championship and Be a Champion of The Abu Dhabi Grand Slam Jiu-Jitsu For the Next 3 years Become a champion of the World and European Tournament Of IBJJF Next 5 years Become a MMA Fighter and Champion of UFC
Question: Who inspires you, past or present? Why do they inspire you?
Answer: I have two masters, that inspire me, since, I started training, their names are Luiz Claudio and Thiago Veiga, they showed me what the BJJ can make different in your life. They spired forever past and in the present. Because they never give on me, they always motivated, care about and wants you best. and They made the best they could do it for me. and even by the time, I'm sure they have the best BJJ in The World. They know how to teach perfectly, the must funny thong between both of them, they have two stiles, one is more technician and the other is more tough. and I love it. And they still make the different in BJJ
Question: Who is your favorite legendary fighter?
Answer: Ruben Charles
Question: How often do you train?
Answer: I train every day 3 times a day, so 6 hours in the day
Question: How long have you been training?
Answer: About 17 years
Question: Any major accomplishments you’ve been able to achieve in that time?
Answer: First Become a Black Belt, second travel the World Doing what I love and also Win 3-time World championship GI and No Gi.
Question: Do you have a go-to finishing move?
Answer: Fly Ambar my best move.
Question: What sort of gear do you usually keep in your gym bag before hitting the gym? Do you have different items for specific days?
Answer: Normally, I take my Elite BJJ Gi and my BJJ Rash Guard everyday so, I can make train Gi and No-Gi, but three time a week, I take my Boxing gloves, Training shin Guard and Mouth Guard. So, can teach and practice my Muay Thai class as well.
Question: What do you think it takes to be a champion in your sports?
Answer: First thing is will, the rest, focus, discipline, faith, know what you doing, what you want and then keep going on your dream. and always remember no one can tell you that you can't do it.