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The Spartan was born in the year 1973 in Ipatinga, Minas Gerais. Lucio is a second degree brazilian jiu-jitsu black belt and a professional mixed martial artist, currently training and living in Helsinki, Finland.

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MMA record


Result Record Opponent Method Event Date Round Time Location
Loss 13-5 Rousimar Palhares Submission (heel hook) UFC 107 December 12, 2009 2 3:21 Memphis, Tennesee
Win 13-4 Mikhail Zayats Submission M-1 Global: Breaktrough August 28, 2009 1 1:00 Kansas City, Kansas
Win 12-4 Valdir Araujo KO (punch) M-1 Challenge 16 USA June 5, 2009 1 1:25 Kansas City, Kansas
Win 11-4 Sean Salmon Submission Fight Festival 25 March 14, 2009 1 2:07 Helsinki, Finland
Win 10-4 Kamil Uygun Submission M-1 Challenge 12 USA February 21, 2009 1 1:22 Tacoma, Washington
Win 9-4 Karl Amoussou TKO M-1 Challenge 10 Finland November 26, 2008 1 4:52 Helsinki, Finland
Loss 8-4 Mikhail Zayats Decision M-1 Challenge 4 June 27, 2008 2 5:00 St.Petersburg, Russia
Win 8-3 Moyses Gabin Submission M-1 Challenge 3 May 31, 2008 1 4:30 Gran Canaria, Spain
Loss 7-3 LimHyun Gyu Lim KO (punch) M-1 Challenge April 3, 2008 1 N/A St.Petersburg, Russia
Win 7-2 Tor Troeng Decision Shooto Finland November 17, 2007 2 5:00 Lahti, Finland
Win 6-2 Nordin Asrih Submission Fight Festival 22 September 22, 2007 1 1:56 Helsinki Finland
Win 5-2 Matti Makela Submission Karelia Fight 3 September 1, 2007 2 1:53 Imatra, Finland
Win 4-2 Toni Valtonen KO (punch) Fight Festival 19 Septempber 16, 2006 1 2:41 Helsinki, Finland
Loss 3-2 Tomasz Drwai TKO The Cage Vol. 4 December 3, 2005 1 3:32 Helsinki, Finland
Win 3-1 Robert Jocz Decision The Cage Vol. 3 September 24, 2005 3 5:00 Helsinki, Finland
Win 2-1 Grzegorz Jakubowski Decision The Cage Vol. 2 March 12, 2005 3 5:00 Helsinki, Finland
Loss 1-1 Thales Leites TKO Vitória Extreme Fighting 1 May 29, 2004 1 N/A Victória, Brazil
Win 1-0 Julio Cesar Alves Decision Vitória Extreme Fighting 1 May 29, 2004 3 5:00 Victória, Brazil

Spartan the instructor

Aside being a succesful professional fighter, Lucio is also respected and wanted teacher, sharing his insights in the art of brazilian jiu-jitsu in seminars all over the world. Lucio's seminars are always long waited events, jam-packed with BJJ and MMA enthusiasts, wanting to learn from the master.

Lucio's contribution to brazilian jiu-jitsu has been immerse. He is responsibe for spreading BJJ in several countries, notably in Finland. Many finnish BJJ fighters and teachers has been teached by him. For example all the BJJ instructors at Hipko (also known as Helsingin itsepuolustuskoulu. Translates as Self Defence School of Helsinki.) has been trained and certificated by Lucio.