Magalhaes has had an amazing 2011 year so far. Going up in weight in the ADCC tournament to compete in the 99kg and over division. Defeating the reigning champion Fabricio Werdum by points to earn his first ADCC gold medal.
Also having gone 4-0 this year in his mma career, with victories over Robert Scott, Jake Doerr, Viktor Nemkov, and Mikhail Zayats. Capturing the vacant M-1 light heavyweight championship along the way.
Shortly after Vinny’s last fight there was a falling out with M-1 Global.
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