Evilázio Feitoza is Grand Master of Muay Thai, the maximum graduation of the modality. And to achieve this feat, it took more than 44 years of non-stop practice, with the aim of also contributing to the development of sport in Brazil. Evilázio travels the world to publicize the sport and when he is in the gym, in any country or city he visits, he makes a point of guiding each practitioner, be it professional or beginner. He also acts as a consultant, speaker, trainer and sports promoter in other countries in South America and across Europe.
At 58 years of age, the Grand Master is considered the precursor of martial arts in Ceará, is a world reference and holds one of the highest degrees of the sport, boasting the 15th Khan (Grand Master) of muay thai, black belt 8th Dan of kickboxing , 5th Dan in full contact and, as a competitor, he was five times Brazilian kickboxing champion (1983 to 1987). Evilázio says that his mission is to reveal new talents for the sport he loves so much, also present in the USA, he has representatives in Brazil, distributed in the states of Ceará (in Fortaleza and in the Cariri region), Paraíba and São Paulo.
Born in Sobral, 230 km from Fortaleza, Evilazio Feitoza started training Karate Shotokan at the age of 7 and at the age of 14 he moved to the city of São Paulo, where he started his practice of Kung-Do-Te, Full Contact with the Portuguese master living in Brazil, Adriano Silva, and also perfected his techniques with the world boxing champion, Miguel de Oliveira and Jiu Jitsu with the renowned black belt, Marcelo Behring. When Evilázio returns to the city of Fortaleza after years of battles in São Paulo, he effectively begins to build his legacy, working in large academies, clubs and colleges in Fortaleza – until in 1998 the Fighter Sport Academy opens in Fortaleza. this being a reference gym in the fitness and fights segment – revealing for 17 years great athletes and teachers who today continue their work worldwide.
In parallel at that time, Feitoza also acted as promoter of major events such as: Ceará Kick Boxing Championship, North-Northeast Kick Boxing Championship, BadBoy Rider Fight, Cearense Vale Tudo Circuit and Thai Boxing, Super Badboy Fight, Champions Night (17 Editions), Hunter Cup, MuayThai Cearense Championship, Jungle Fight Qualifying, New Talent Fight, among other events.
In addition to these events in Ceará, the Grand Master had promoted several events in São Paulo, such as: Brazilian Kick Boxing Championship 1993 (São Paulo), Interstate Kick Boxing Championship 1993 (São Paulo), Intercontinental Kick Boxing Championship 1994 (São Paulo) ), South American Kick Boxing Championship 1995 (São Paulo), Open Brazil Kick Boxing 1995 (São Paulo).
It is noteworthy that in the last event mentioned we have athletes today renowned as: Wanderley Silva, José Pelé Landi, Rafael Cordeiro
As a competitor, Evilázio maintains an enviable curriculum: Five times Brazilian champion (1983-1987) and his record has 37 fights, 35 of which are victories . In 1987 Evilazio returns to Ceará where he establishes the contact fight in the state (Muay Thai, Kick Boxing, Vale Tudo).
On your resume:
Former President of the Brazilian MuayThai Confederation (CBM)
President of the Brazilian Kickboxing Confederation (CKBB)
President of the Ceará Boxing Federation (FCP)
President of the MuayThai Cearense Federation (FCMT)
Member of the Muaythai Brazilian Masters Council
Team leader Evilazio Fight Team / Fighter Sport
South America ISKA Coordinator (1994)
Regional Council for Physical Education – CREF 2392 / CE
MuayThai Grand Master – Khan 15 Sib Hah Gold (CBM)
MuayThai Master – Khan 14 Silver (CBMTT)
MuayThai Master – Khan 14 Silver (WTBF)
MMA Fight Instructor (COBRAM)
7th Dan in Kick Boxing (ISKA)
8th Dan in Kick Boxing (OMTRS)
5th Dan in full contact (AASAM)
Black Belt of Jiu Jitsu SAS Team (CBJJ)
Representative of Martial Arts Team Brazilian Jiu Jitsu
Currently, Grand Master Evilazio Feitoza is considered one of the most important names in Brazil and in the world when it comes to Muay Thai, Kickboxing and MMA, and is also one of the biggest names of ISKA (International Sport Kickboxing Association) .
In his work as a coach, he has already revealed to the world several high-performance athletes, among them Thiago “Pitbull” Alves, (currently a UFC fighter), Paulo Guerreiro, Andrezinho Nogueira, Junior Killer and Antonio Samuray besides having already worked with names of the ported by Jorge Patino “Macaco”, James Adler, Ricardo Freire, Gabriel Napão and Assuério Silva, among others.
With this vast experience in the martial arts, the Grand Master accepted another challenge: he moved to the USA where he resides in New York (precisely in Long Island, Suffolk County). In addition to teaching private lessons, he also teaches at the academy of renowned athlete Matt Serra, a former UFC fighter and Jiu-jitsu black belt, Renzo Gracie.