Antoine Jaoude

Antoine JaoudeNickname: “The Diplomat”
Born in 1977
Home: Rio de Janeiro – Brasil
Style: Wrestling
Team: Ruas Vale-Tudo
Division: over 99 Kg

Wrestling/ADCC record:
- South America ADCC 2009 Trials winner
- Silver medal in 2003 Pan American Games
- Competitor of Athens 2000 Olympics

MMA record: 8 – 3 – 0

Bio: Jaoude spent a good portion of his childhood in Lebanon, growing up during the Lebanese Civil War. He later on represented Brazil in wrestling as an Olympiad in the Athens games, where he was the only South American wrestler. He was also a silver medalist in wrestling at the Pan Am games. Jaoude is currently pursuing a law degree, and speaks five languages, hoping to one day work with the United Nations.
Murilo Bustamante sobre Antoine Jaoude: “Uma grande pessoa, atleta dedicado, disciplinado, tem tudo para se tornar um dos maiores pesos pesados do Mundo!

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