Favorite Technique: "I do it all at the table."
Rivalries: "Anyone across the table."
EFT (Elbow to Fingertips): 20 inches/51 cm
2016 - WAL Championships - 3rd Place, Heavyweight - Right Hand
2015 - WAL Championships - 2nd Place, Heavyweight - Right Hand
2015 - WAL Championships - 2nd Place, Heavyweight - Left Hand
2015 - WAL Southern Regionals - 1st Place, Heavyweight - Right Hand
2015 - WAL Eastern Regionals - 1st Place, Heavyweight - Right Hand
2014 - WAL Championships – 1st Place, Heavyweight – Right Hand
2014 - WAL Championships - 2nd Place, Heavyweight - Left Hand
* Ratings were compiled from a committee of experts including referees, directors and retired competitors
About Marcio Barboza
Marcio, who hails from Brazil, first competed in an armwrestling tournament at the age of 17 and it didn’t take him long to become a household name in the sport. A year later he was crowned State and National Champion. Two years after that, Marcio announced himself on the international stage by winning the World Armwrestling Championships.
Barboza is a powerhouse; his raw power and strength make him a feared opponent with the potential to beat anyone. The “Phenom” has built an illustrious armwrestling career by dominating the heavyweight division and winning several World Championship along the way. “It has been a blessed long road, I will keep going until I can no longer compete, I love the sport” he says.
Marcio is married to Simoni Barboza. Marcio is the father to three boys, Leonardo, Joshua and Matthew Barboza.
Motto: “Believe and achieve”