Vinicius Magalhães (born July 2, 1984), is a Brazilian mixed martial artist. He was a participant in The Ultimate Fighter: Team Nogueira vs. Team Mir. He is the current M-1 Global Light Heavyweight Champion. Vinny was promoted to Black Belt by his Instructors Vinicius Aieta and Royler Gracie, on the Podium after winning thirteen matches (Ten by Submissions), and take home two Gold Medals in the 2005 World Jiu-Jitsu Championship as a Brown Belt. In 2007, Vinny would become the first Jiu-Jitsu No Gi World Champion in the Super Heavy Weight Division as a Black Belt. In 2009, Vinny had an impressive performance in the most prestigious Grappling Tournament in the World, the ADCC Submission Wrestling World Championship, winning 2 Bronze Medals (Under 99 kg Division and Absolute Division).