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Diego Brandao Fighter Statistics

Pro MMA Record: 28-20-0

Brandão made his MMA debut against Michel Bastos, winning via submission. He went 3-1 before fighting against UFC veteran Ronys Torres. He lost the fight by TKO due to punches. He then fought longtime UFC veteran Brian Foster and won via KO in the first round. Following the contest he won 6 and lost four of his next ten fights, with 3 wins by KO, 2 by submission and 1 by decision, before signing with the UFC.

Last Fight: Bibert Tumenov
Age: 35
Height 5'7"
Weight 145 lbs
Nick Name: "Ceara"
Nationality: Brazil
Association: Jackson-Wink MMA
28 Wins
KO / TKO
17
60%
Submission
6
21%
Decisions
5
17%
20 Losses
KO / TKO
10
50%
Submission
2
10%
Decisions
7
35%

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Reach 69 in (175 cm)
Style Muay Thai, BJJ
Team Jackson's Mixed Martial Arts
Rank Second Degree Black belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu
Years active 2005-present

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Diego Brandao next fight?
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Diego Brandao last fight?
Diego Brandao lost his last fight against Bibert Tumenov by KO (Punch to the Body) on Feb. 26, 2022 at ACA 136 - Vagaev vs. Gadzhidaudov.
Is Diego Brandao retired?
Diego Brandao last fought Bibert Tumenov 6 months and 30 days ago, and should be considered active.
Should I bet on Diego Brandao?
Diego Brandao has a 58% win percentage, and has been favored to win in 50% of his fights.
Out of the 14 fights we have recorded, his opening odds average is a -245 favorite, and out of 7 favored matches, he has won 85% of them.
As an underdog he has been in 7 matches, with a win rate of 0% and an odds average of +262.
According to online odds, if you had bet $100 on all 14 of Diego Brandao betting fights, you would have lost $514.
Conversely if you had bet $100 on all of his opponents, you would have lost $62.
Where is Diego Brandao from?
Diego Brandao is from Fortaleza, Ceara, Brazil.
Has Diego Brandao ever been knocked out?
Diego Brandao has lost 10 times by KO/TKO. He was last defeated by KO (Punch to the Body) from Bibert Tumenov on Feb. 26, 2022 at ACA 136 - Vagaev vs. Gadzhidaudov
How long has Diego Brandao been fighting?
Diego Brandao has been fighting for a period of 10 years 7 months and 19 days, his first fight was on Jun. 07, 2011 at UFC - The Ultimate Fighter Season 14 Elimination Fights. He has accumalated roughly 5 hours, 52 minutes and 17 seconds of professional combat.

Fight Record

W / L Opponent Event/Date Method Referee Round Time
loss Bibert Tumenov ACA 136 - Vagaev vs. Gadzhidaudov
Feb/26/2022
KO (Punch to the Body) Gerikhan Shibilov 2 4:56
loss Alexey Polpudnikov ACA 134 - Bagov vs. Koshkin
Dec/17/2021
TKO (Punches) Lukasz Bosacki 3 0:54
loss Salman Zhamaldaev ACA 127 - Kerefov vs. Albaskhanov
Aug/28/2021
Decision (Majority) Lukasz Bosacki 3 5:00
loss Salman Zhamaldaev ACA 120 - Froes vs. Khasbulaev
Mar/26/2021
Disqualification (Illegal Kick) Lukasz Bosacki 2 1:06
loss Dzhihad Yunusov ACA 112 - Absolute Championship Akhmat
Oct/04/2020
Decision (Unanimous) Maxim Protasov 3 5:00
loss Marat Balaev ACA 103 - Yagshimuradov vs. Butorin
Dec/14/2019
Decision (Split) Herb Dean 3 5:00
win Dzhihad Yunusov ACA 100 - Grozny
Oct/04/2019
Decision (Unanimous) Lukasz Bosacki 3 5:00
loss Marcin Held ACA 96 - Lodz
Jun/08/2019
Decision (Unanimous) Greg Kleynjans 3 5:00
win Vener Galiev Russian Cagefighting Championship - RCC 5
Dec/15/2018
TKO (Doctor Stoppage) Marc Goddard 1 0:50
loss Daron Cruickshank Rizin FF - Rizin 13
Sep/30/2018
KO (Flying Knee) Jason Herzog 2 0:17
win Satoru Kitaoka Rizin FF - Rizin 11
Jul/29/2018
KO (Punches) Hirokazu Takamoto 1 1:30
loss Akhmed Aliev FNG - Fight Nights Global 73
Sep/04/2017
TKO (Retirement) Jan Vobornik 2 3:44
win Vener Galiev FNG - Fight Nights Global 67
May/25/2017
KO (Punches) Jan Vobornik 1 0:39
win Murad Machaev FNG - Fight Nights Global 58
Jan/28/2017
Submission (Armbar) Stanislav Novitsky 2 0:58
loss Brian Ortega UFC 195 - Lawler vs. Condit
Jan/02/2016
Submission (Triangle Choke) John McCarthy 3 1:37
win Katsunori Kikuno UFC Fight Night 75 - Barnett vs. Nelson
Sep/26/2015
TKO (Punches) Steve Perceval 1 0:28
win Jim Hettes UFC on Fox 15 - Machida vs. Rockhold
Apr/18/2015
TKO (Doctor Stoppage) Dan Miragliotta 1 5:00
loss Conor McGregor UFC Fight Night 46 - McGregor vs. Brandao
Jul/19/2014
TKO (Punches) Leon Roberts 1 4:05
loss Dustin Poirier UFC 168 - Weidman vs. Silva 2
Dec/28/2013
KO (Punches) Mario Yamasaki 1 4:54
win Daniel Pineda UFC Fight Night 26 - Shogun vs. Sonnen
Aug/17/2013
Decision (Unanimous) Mario Yamasaki 3 5:00
win Pablo Garza UFC on Fuel TV 9 - Mousasi vs. Latifi
Apr/06/2013
Submission (Arm-Triangle Choke) Marko Gyllenland 1 3:27
win Joey Gambino UFC 153 - Silva vs. Bonnar
Oct/13/2012
Decision (Unanimous) Fernando Yamasaki 3 5:00
loss Darren Elkins UFC 146 - Dos Santos vs. Mir
May/26/2012
Decision (Unanimous) Herb Dean 3 5:00
win Dennis Bermudez UFC - The Ultimate Fighter 14 Finale
Dec/03/2011
Submission (Armbar) Josh Rosenthal 1 4:51
win Nick Buschman ECSC - Friday Night Fights 2
Feb/11/2011
KO (Punches) 1 2:14
win Richard Villa JMMAS - Jackson's MMA Series 3
Dec/18/2010
Submission (Rear-Naked Choke) Raul Barata 2 3:31
win Michael Casteel ECSC - Evolution 1
Oct/30/2010
KO (Punches) 1 0:30
loss Ururahy Rodrigues UWC 8 - Judgment Day
May/22/2010
Decision (Unanimous) Todd McGovern 3 5:00
win Derek Campos KOK 8 - The Uprising
Feb/27/2010
Decision (Split) 3 5:00
loss Gert Kocani RIE 2 - Battle at the Burg 2
Jan/30/2010
TKO (Punches) 2 3:30
loss Ran Weathers SWC 7 - Discountenance
Jun/20/2009
KO (Punch) 1 2:56
win Fernando Vieira Mr. Cage Championship - Mr. Cage 2
Mar/27/2009
TKO (Punches) 2 3:31
win James King KOK 5 - Season's Beatings
Nov/22/2008
Submission (Rear-Naked Choke) 1 1:53
loss Matt Veach Pro Battle MMA - Immediate Impact
Oct/04/2008
TKO (Injury) 2 1:28
win Brian Foster TAP Entertainment - Fight Night
Jun/27/2008
KO (Punches) 1 1:34
win Orlean Smith ATK 1 - Amazon Tribal Kombat 1
Mar/29/2008
TKO (Punches) 1 3:18
loss Jorge Clay AC - Amazon Challenge 2
Mar/01/2008
Decision (Unanimous) 3 5:00
win Fabiano Silva da Conceicao AC - Amazon Challenge
Sep/29/2007
Decision (Split) 3 5:00
win Juarez Harles AC - Amazon Challenge
Sep/29/2007
KO 1 1:27
win Arilson Paixao CF 4 - Cassino Fight 4
Sep/15/2007
TKO (Punches) 1 2:11
loss Ronys Torres CF 3 - Cassino Fight 3
Apr/21/2007
TKO 2 0:00
loss Daniel Trindade RC 3 - Roraima Combat 3
Apr/01/2007
Submission (Rear Naked Choke) 3 2:25
win Jorge Dalton MMF - Manaus Moderna Fight
Mar/28/2007
TKO (Punches) 1 0:00
win Elifrank Cariolano CF - Cassino Fight
Dec/16/2006
TKO (Punches) 1 3:41
win Michel Addario Bastos MCVT - Mega Combat Vale Tudo
Oct/01/2005
Submission 3 3:20
win Bryan Caraway UFC - The Ultimate Fighter Season 14 Semifinals, Day 2
Jul/13/2011
TKO (Punches) Josh Rosenthal 1 4:15
win Steven Siler UFC - The Ultimate Fighter Season 14 Quarterfinals, Day 6
Jul/06/2011
KO (Punches) Josh Rosenthal 1 0:31
win Jesse Newell UFC - The Ultimate Fighter Season 14 Elimination Fights
Jun/07/2011
KO (Punches) Herb Dean 1 0:46