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He tried several activities before deciding to switch his focus to Brazilian jiu-jitsu, after becoming interested through playing video games. Pucci was 13 years old when he took his first BJJ lesson, and from then on, he would train every single day, entering the State Championships three months later and coming in second. After passing by a local Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu academy and observing his first class through the academy window, Bruno decided that BJJ was the sport he had been looking for. As a World Champion, Prof. Bruno believes that excellence, whether in martial arts or our daily lives, is something that everyone should strive for. “I was the shortest kid in my class,” reveals Bruno… He currently competes in ONE Championship, Asia’s largest and most prestigious MMA event. © 2020 ONE Championship™. In total Pucci has secured podium finishes five times at the World Championship both with Gi and No Gi. The treatment made him overweight and he wanted to take up a sport and chose Jiu Jitsu, eventually becoming a BJJ. They made the official announcement of their engagement on Instagram on 21st October 2017, when the lovebirds were at Haleiwa Beach Park in Hawaii on vacation. He is a 2 time Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu No-Gi World Champion with over 10 years of experience. When Bruno received his Black Belt, his instructors broke out in tears because he had worked so hard to earn it. You will not want to miss these encounters at the Singapore Indoor Stadium this Friday. That quickly led to his ONE Championship debut, where he rapidly established a reputation as one of the most devastating grapplers in ONE Championship’s featherweight division, with all of his wins to date coming by way of stoppage. [6], On June 10, 2013 it was announced that Pucci would be fighting Bashir Ahmad at ONE Fighting Championship: Champions and Warriors. He is also a mixed martial artist who is currently signed with ONE Fighting Championship. Bruno is a 1st degree Black Belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. Prof. Bruno only started learning English after he competed in his first BJJ tournaments in the US and Europe. Bruno Pucci (born July 23, 1990) is a Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu practitioner who holds a black belt and is best known for winning gold in the featherweight division at the 2009 No Gi Grappling World Championship and 2010 No Gi Grappling World Championship. His next fight was on October 20, 2012, and he submitted Fernando Cabral in the opening round at Empire FC in Paraná.

As a child, he was encouraged to try different sports such as football and tennis. In 2009, he reached the pinnacle of his grappling career when he won gold at the No Gi Grappling World Championship two years in a row. Latest on Bruno Pucci including news, stats, videos, highlights and more on ESPN In total Pucci has secured podium finishes five times at the World Championship both with Gi and No Gi. He has secured an additional five podium finishes at World Championship competitions around the globe.
In November 2012 Pucci moved to Singapore to join the fight team at Evolve MMA which included fellow Brazilians Rafael Dos Anjos and Leandro Issa. Bucciarati appears as a mid-sized man with a slim build. Born in Curitiba, Brazil, Prof. Bruno Pucci started Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu at 13 years old. In his competitive career, Bruno has utilized many variations of the choke to submit his opponents. Bruno Pucci is an Instructor at Evolve Mixed Martial Arts in Singapore. Pucci went on to earn a black belt in BJJ, and in 2011, he made his professional cage debut. Pucci made his MMA debut on October 15, 2011 and submitted Raoni Tavares in the opening round at Adventure Fighters Tournament in Paraná. He trained at Checkmat Brazil before coming to Evolve MMA Singapore to live and teach on a permanent basis. Nickname: Pucci Bull DOB: 23 Jul 1990 Height / Weight: 180 cm / 66 kilos Fight Record: 7 - 4 Hometown: Curitiba, Brazil. Contrary to popular belief, BJJ World Champion and ONE Superstar Bruno Pucci was not born with six-pack abs. In addition to his professional MMA career, Prof. Bruno is also a highly decorated Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu competitor. After a pair of impressive wins, he moved to Singapore to be a part of the famed Evolve Fight Team in Singapore. He won gold medals in both the 2009 and 2010 No-Gi Grappling World Championships. It is his goal as an instructor to help his students evolve into the best that they can be. Privacy Policy, The Evolve Future World Champions Program, ONE Championship Superstar Featherweight Contender, World Champion in No-Gi Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, Favorite techniques: the armbar and rear naked choke. All Rights Reserved. His favorite move is the rear naked choke.