Daniel Moraes Correia was born on the 18th of August 1981 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. He first started training when he was 5 years old at the “Iate Clube Jardim Guanabara”.

He trained under Master Royler Gracie and Marcelo Clemente throughout his Jiu Jitsu career in Brazil, being awarded his black belt by the pair in 2002, after having won 2 Mundial (World Championships) Gold Medals in the lower belts (Blue 1999, Purple 2000) and many other important Tournaments.[citation needed] In Daniel's BJJ career he has secured well over 350 1st place wins.[citation needed] Daniel and his brother, Diego Moraes Corriea, started Team Moraes and have a legion of students in the USA and in Brazil. Daniel and Diego are both highly sought after for training by top UFC fighters like Scott Jorgensen, Urijah Faber, Alan Belcher, and more.

Daniel also fights in Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) rules. He had a run in between 2006 and 2008, were picked up a submission win over UFC veteran Matt Brown, and is today pondering a return to the cage.

He has notable grappling wins over Marcelo Garcia, Marcio Feitosa and Fernando "Tererê" Augusto, among many other world-class competitors. He now trains and is an instructor at [[Gracie Jacksonville.[1]]]

Mixed martial arts record

Result Record Opponent Method Event Date Round Time Location Notes
Loss 1-2 Brazil Andre Tadeu KO Jungle Fight 9 - Warriors 02008-05-31May 31, 2008 2 N/A Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Win 1-1 United States Matt Brown Submission (armbar) GFC - Evolution 02007-05-19May 19, 2007 1 2:32 Columbus, Ohio, United States
Loss 0-1 United States Forrest Petz TKO (wouldn't stand up from butt scoot) GFC - Team Gracie vs Team Hammer House 02006-03-03March 3, 2006 3 2:33 Columbus, Ohio, United States


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