Igor Paiva is a 1st Degree Black Belt under Soul Fighters. Igor was born in 1990 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil and started his BJJ journey in 2008. Igor was influenced to get into BJJ because of his friends and his brother Vinicius, who is also black belt.
Igor in an accomplished fighter with several world titles, Brazilian National titles, state titles and Pro-Super fights championships. Igor still enjoys competing, and he balances that with teaching his students, and sharing his passion of the sport.
Igor is the Head Professor at Soul Fighters Highland Park school. Igor runs the Jiu Jitsu curriculum with the assistance of the other professors and instructors. Igor believes that every single person in the world should learn Jiu Jitsu because all the benefits it brings to people’s lives. Igor chooses his curriculum with care to make sure we deliver the best service to our students. He is very grateful and proud to work with each one of them.
Hélio Gracie > Francisco Mansour > Álvaro Mansour > Bruno Mendes (Tank) e Augusto Mendes (tanquinho) > Igor Paiva
1x IBJJF WORLD CHAMPION
3x IBJJF PAN AMERICAN CHAMPION
2x IBJJF AMERICAN NATIONAL CHAMPION
2x IBJJF BRAZILIAN NATIONAL CHAMPION
UNDEFEATED AT KASAI / F2W / SUBMISSION HUNTER PRO
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