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Rafael Carvalho Fighter Statistics

Pro MMA Record: 16-7-0

Carvalho made his professional mixed martial arts debut against Julio Cesar Araujo Fernandes on 17 December 2011 at Samurai FC 6. Carvalho lost the fight via submission in the first round. Following the loss, Carvalho went on a nine-fight unbeaten streak that included a unanimous decision win over Gustavo Machado that won him the Smash Fight middleweight championship, before signing with Bellator MMA.

Last Fight: Dovletdzhan Yagshimuradov
Age: 36
Height 6'3"
Weight 205 lbs
Nick Name: N/A
Nationality: Brazil
Association: LA SportsAmerican Top Team
16 Wins
KO / TKO
12
75%
Submission
0
0%
Decisions
4
25%
7 Losses
KO / TKO
2
28%
Submission
2
28%
Decisions
3
42%

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Reach 78 in (198 cm)
Team American Top Team (2019–present) Evolução Thai (formerly) Madison TeamSiam Team MMA CollegeNoguchi TeamLA Sports
Rank Brown belt in Brazilian jiu-jitsu
Years active 2011–present

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Rafael Carvalho next fight?
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Rafael Carvalho last fight?
Rafael Carvalho lost his last fight against Dovletdzhan Yagshimuradov by TKO (Elbows and Punches) on Apr. 15, 2022 at Bellator 277 - McKee vs. Pitbull 2.
Is Rafael Carvalho retired?
Rafael Carvalho last fought Dovletdzhan Yagshimuradov 7 months and 13 days ago, and should be considered active.
Should I bet on Rafael Carvalho?
Rafael Carvalho has a 69% win percentage, and has been favored to win in 46% of his fights.
Out of the 13 fights we have recorded, his opening odds average is a -191 favorite, and out of 6 favored matches, he has won 66% of them.
As an underdog he has been in 7 matches, with a win rate of 42% and an odds average of +194.
According to online odds, if you had bet $100 on all 13 of Rafael Carvalho betting fights, you would have made $255.
Conversely if you had bet $100 on all of his opponents, you would have lost $241.
Where is Rafael Carvalho from?
Rafael Carvalho is from Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
Has Rafael Carvalho ever been knocked out?
Rafael Carvalho has lost 2 times by KO/TKO. He was last defeated by TKO (Elbows and Punches) from Dovletdzhan Yagshimuradov on Apr. 15, 2022 at Bellator 277 - McKee vs. Pitbull 2
How long has Rafael Carvalho been fighting?
Rafael Carvalho has been fighting for a period of 10 years 2 months and 26 days, his first fight was on Dec. 17, 2011 at Samurai FC - Samurai FC 6. He has accumalated roughly 3 hours, 31 minutes and 20 seconds of professional combat.

Fight Record

W / L Opponent Event/Date Method Referee Round Time
loss Dovletdzhan Yagshimuradov Bellator 277 - McKee vs. Pitbull 2
Apr/15/2022
TKO (Elbows and Punches) Frank Trigg 2 4:04
loss Lorenz Larkin Bellator 258 - Archuleta vs. Pettis
May/07/2021
Decision (Split) Mike Beltran 3 5:00
loss Alex Polizzi Bellator 245 - Davis vs. Machida 2
Sep/11/2020
Decision (Unanimous) Dan Miragliotta 3 5:00
loss Vadim Nemkov Bellator 230 - Carvalho vs. Nemkov
Oct/12/2019
Submission (Rear-Naked Choke) Kerry Hatley 2 3:56
win Chidi Njokuani Bellator 224 - Budd vs. Rubin
Jul/12/2019
Decision (Unanimous) Kerry Hatley 3 5:00
loss Lyoto Machida Bellator 213 - Macfarlane vs. Letourneau
Dec/15/2018
Decision (Split) Mike Bell 3 5:00
loss Gegard Mousasi Bellator 200 - Carvalho vs. Mousasi
May/25/2018
TKO (Punches) Dan Miragliotta 1 3:35
win Alessio Sakara Bellator 190 - Carvalho vs. Sakara
Dec/09/2017
KO (Elbow) 1 0:44
win Melvin Manhoef Bellator 176 - Carvalho vs. Manhoef 2
Apr/08/2017
KO (Head Kick) Kevin MacDonald 4 3:15
win Melvin Manhoef Bellator 155 - Carvalho vs. Manhoef
May/20/2016
Decision (Split) John McCarthy 5 5:00
win Brandon Halsey Bellator 144 - Halsey vs. Carvalho
Oct/23/2015
KO (Body Kick) Dan Miragliotta 2 1:42
win Joe Schilling Bellator 136 - Brooks vs. Jansen
Apr/10/2015
Decision (Split) Mike Beltran 3 5:00
win Brian Rogers Bellator MMA - Bellator 125
Sep/19/2014
TKO (Punches) Marcos Rosales 1 3:06
win Mauri Roque Talent MMA Circuit 9 - Sao Jose dos Pinhais 2014
May/10/2014
TKO (Knee to the Body and Punches) Flavio Marcos 1 2:47
win Sergio Souza IFC - Iron Fight Combat 4
Sep/07/2013
TKO (Knee to the Body and Punches) Alexandre Camera 3 2:15
win Gustavo Machado Smash - Smash Fight 2
Jul/13/2013
Decision (Unanimous) Flavio Almendra 3 5:00
win Fernando Scherek AFT 4 - Adventure Fighters Tournament 4
Mar/09/2013
TKO 1 0:39
win Kaue Dudus Samurai FC 9 - Water vs. Fire
Dec/15/2012
TKO (Punches) 2 3:48
win Eduardo Gimenez Empire Promotions - Empire FC
Oct/20/2012
TKO (Punches) Roberto Piccinini 1 0:55
win Luiz Cado Simon Forca Jovem Parana - Nocaute ao Crack 2
Aug/25/2012
TKO (Punches) 3 0:00
win Glauber Valadares PFC - Predador FC 21
Aug/11/2012
TKO (Punches) 1 2:52
win Flavio Rodrigo Magon AF - Adrenaline Fight 4
Mar/10/2012
TKO (Punches) Roberto Piccinini 2 2:42
loss Julio Cesar Araujo Fernandes Samurai FC - Samurai FC 6
Dec/17/2011
Submission 1 0:00