Fabio Prado Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu
Fabio “Pateta” Prado is a world renowned practitioner of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu (BJJ) and Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) currently teaching in Vacaville CA.
Fabio is a 3rd degree Jiu-Jitsu black belt under Marcelo Clemente from the famous Gracie Ilha BJJ camp. Since moving to the United States, Fabio has established himself as one of the foremost BJJ/grappling coaches in the country, longtime coach of UFC MMA superstar Urijah Faber and fellow Team Alpha Male/UFC teammates Chad Mendes, Joseph Benavidez, Danny Castillo and TJ Dillashaw. Fabio instructs daily at his jiu-jitsu school, Fabio Prado BJJ, located in Vacaville, CA. Though there is no doubting Fabio’s influence on the professional athlete’s career, he is revered for his ability to coach students of all skill levels and ability.
- Worlds No Gi Champion (2009 master)
- Worlds Gi 3rd Place
- 2 Times Brazilian National Teams 2nd Place (1998 blue)
- World Bronze Medallist (1999 purple)
- Brazilian National Bronze Medallist (1998 blue)
- 5 Times States Champion Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu in Brazil
- 2 Times Vice Champion Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu
- Super Fights 1st Place in Brazil