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Renato Sobral Fighter Statistics

Pro MMA Record: 37-12-0

Sobral is originally from Rio de Janeiro, Brazil and began competing in wrestling from a young age of nine. Sobral later went on to be a South American Wrestling Champion in 1998, a three-time Brazilian National Wrestling Champion in 1998, 1999, and 2000, and was a Brazilian National Muay Thai Champion in 1992. Sobral joined the Gracie Barra Combat Team and trained in Ruas Vale Tudo, a martial arts system developed by Marco Ruas.

Last Fight: Jacob Noe
Age: 46
Height 6'0"
Weight 205 lbs
Nick Name: "Babalu"
Nationality: Brazil
Association: Babalu's Iron GymKings MMA
37 Wins
KO / TKO
9
24%
Submission
19
51%
Decisions
13
35%
12 Losses
KO / TKO
7
58%
Submission
1
8%
Decisions
4
33%

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Residence Garden Grove, California, United States
Reach 76 in (193 cm)
Team Gracie Barra CerritosKings MMABabalu's Iron Gym
Rank Black belt in Luta Livre under Marco Ruas 3rd Degree Black belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu under Carlos Gracie Jr. and Roberto Correa Black prajied in Muay Thai Master of sport in Wrestling
Years active 1997–2013

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Renato Sobral next fight?
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Renato Sobral last fight?
Renato Sobral lost his last fight against Jacob Noe by TKO (Punches) on Jun. 19, 2013 at Bellator MMA - Bellator 96.
Is Renato Sobral retired?
Renato Sobral last fought Jacob Noe 8 years 11 months and 6 days ago, and should be considered retired.
Should I bet on Renato Sobral?
Renato Sobral has a 75% win percentage, and has been favored to win in 66% of his fights.
Out of the 9 fights we have recorded, his opening odds average is a -267 favorite, and out of 6 favored matches, he has won 66% of them.
As an underdog he has been in 3 matches, with a win rate of 33% and an odds average of +178.
According to online odds, if you had bet $100 on all 9 of Renato Sobral betting fights, you would have lost $81.
Conversely if you had bet $100 on all of his opponents, you would have lost $46.
Where is Renato Sobral from?
Renato Sobral is from Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
Has Renato Sobral ever been knocked out?
Renato Sobral has lost 7 times by KO/TKO. He was last defeated by TKO (Punches) from Jacob Noe on Jun. 19, 2013 at Bellator MMA - Bellator 96
How long has Renato Sobral been fighting?
Renato Sobral has been fighting for a period of 15 years 7 months and 22 days, his first fight was on Sep. 27, 1997 at Desafio - Rio vs. Sao Paulo. He has accumalated roughly 6 hours, 25 minutes and 39 seconds of professional combat.

Fight Record

W / L Opponent Event/Date Method Referee Round Time
loss Jacob Noe Bellator MMA - Bellator 96
Jun/19/2013
TKO (Punches) Kerry Hatley 3 3:32
loss Mikhail Zayats Bellator MMA - Bellator 85
Jan/17/2013
TKO (Punches) John McCarthy 1 4:49
win Tatsuya Mizuno One FC 4 - Destiny of Warriors
Jun/23/2012
Submission (Armbar) Yuji Shimada 1 0:31
loss Dan Henderson Strikeforce - Henderson vs. Babalu 2
Dec/04/2010
KO (Punches) John McCarthy 1 1:53
win Robbie Lawler Strikeforce - Los Angeles
Jun/16/2010
Decision (Unanimous) John McCarthy 3 5:00
loss Gegard Mousasi Strikeforce - Carano vs. Cyborg
Aug/15/2009
KO (Punches) John McCarthy 1 1:00
win Rameau Thierry Sokoudjou Affliction - Day of Reckoning
Jan/24/2009
Submission (Brabo Choke) John McCarthy 2 2:36
win Bobby Southworth Strikeforce - Destruction
Nov/21/2008
TKO (Doctor Stoppage) John McCarthy 1 5:00
win Mike Whitehead Affliction - Banned
Jul/19/2008
Decision (Unanimous) Jason Herzog 3 5:00
win Rodney Glunder PFP - Ring of Fire
Dec/09/2007
Submission (Arm-Triangle Choke) 3 N/A
win David Heath UFC 74 - Respect
Aug/25/2007
Submission (Anaconda Choke) Steve Mazzagatti 2 3:30
loss Jason Lambert UFC 68 - Uprising
Mar/03/2007
KO (Punch) John McCarthy 2 3:26
loss Chuck Liddell UFC 62 - Liddell vs. Sobral
Aug/26/2006
TKO (Punches) John McCarthy 1 1:35
win Mike Van Arsdale UFC 57 - Liddell vs. Couture 3
Feb/04/2006
Submission (Rear-Naked Choke) John McCarthy 1 2:21
win Chael Sonnen UFC 55 - Fury
Oct/07/2005
Submission (Triangle Choke) Herb Dean 2 1:20
win Travis Wiuff UFC 52 - Couture vs. Liddell 2
Apr/16/2005
Submission (Armbar) Herb Dean 2 0:24
win Pierre Guillet Cage Rage 10 - Deliverance
Feb/26/2005
TKO (Submission to Punches) 1 1:57
win Cyrille Diabate Cage Rage 9 - No Mercy
Nov/27/2004
Submission (Guillotine Choke) 1 3:38
win Jose Landi-Jons JF - Jungle Fight 3
Oct/23/2004
Decision (Unanimous) 3 5:00
win Jeremy Horn IFC - Global Domination
Sep/06/2003
Decision (Unanimous) 3 5:00
win Mauricio Rua IFC - Global Domination
Sep/06/2003
Submission (Guillotine Choke) 3 3:07
win Trevor Prangley IFC - Global Domination
Sep/06/2003
Decision (Unanimous) 3 5:00
win Marcelo Azevedo Heat FC 1 - Genesis
Jul/31/2003
Decision (Unanimous) 3 5:00
loss Chael Sonnen HFP 3 - Hitman Fighting Productions 3
May/02/2003
Decision 3 5:00
loss Chuck Liddell UFC 40 - Vendetta
Nov/22/2002
KO (Head Kick) Larry Landless 1 2:55
win Elvis Sinosic UFC 38 - Brawl at the Hall
Jul/13/2002
Decision (Unanimous) John McCarthy 3 5:00
loss Kevin Randleman UFC 35 - Throwdown
Jan/11/2002
Decision (Unanimous) John McCarthy 3 5:00
loss Fedor Emelianenko Rings - 10th Anniversary
Aug/11/2001
Decision (Unanimous) 2 5:00
win Tsuyoshi Kosaka Rings - World Title Series 2
Jun/15/2001
Decision (Majority) 2 5:00
win Kiyoshi Tamura Rings - King of Kings 2000 Final
Feb/24/2001
Decision (Majority) 2 5:00
win Maurice Smith UFC 28 - High Stakes
Nov/17/2000
Decision (Unanimous) John McCarthy 3 5:00
loss Valentijn Overeem Rings - King of Kings 2000 Block A
Oct/09/2000
Submission (Toe Hold) 1 2:19
win Tariel Bitsadze Rings - King of Kings 2000 Block A
Oct/09/2000
Submission (Armbar) 1 2:58
win Hiromitsu Kanehara Rings - Millennium Combine 2
Jun/15/2000
Decision (Unanimous) 2 5:00
win Jacob Zobnin Rings Russia - Russia vs. The World
May/20/2000
Submission (Rear-Naked Choke) 1 3:20
win Travis Fulton Rings - Millennium Combine 1
Apr/20/2000
Submission (Armbar) 1 4:49
loss Dan Henderson Rings - King of Kings 1999 Final
Feb/26/2000
Decision (Majority) 2 5:00
win Kiyoshi Tamura Rings - King of Kings 1999 Final
Feb/26/2000
Decision (Majority) 2 5:00
win Mikhail Ilyukhin Rings - King of Kings 1999 Final
Feb/26/2000
Submission (Armbar) 3 0:40
win Brad Kohler WEF 8 - Goin' Platinum
Jan/15/2000
KO (Soccer Kick) Kip Koller 2 0:50
win Lee Hasdell Rings - King of Kings 1999 Block A
Oct/28/1999
Decision (Unanimous) 2 5:00
win Zaza Tkeshelashvili Rings - King of Kings 1999 Block A
Oct/28/1999
Submission (Kimura) 2 1:11
win Dario Amorim BVF 14 - Circuito Brasileiro de Vale Tudo 5
Jul/24/1999
TKO (Submission to Punches) 1 2:14
win Pedro Otavio BVF 14 - Circuito Brasileiro de Vale Tudo 5
Jul/24/1999
TKO (Submission to Punches) 1 4:34
win Augusto Menezes Santos BVF 14 - Circuito Brasileiro de Vale Tudo 5
Jul/24/1999
Submission (Keylock) 1 0:56
win Fernando Cerchiari IVC 8 - The Road Back to the Top
Jan/20/1999
KO (Punches) 1 4:41
win Marco Vinicios Desafio - Rio vs. Sao Paulo
Sep/27/1997
TKO (Retirement) Ricardo Goldkorn 2 4:58
win Manoel Vicente Desafio - Rio vs. Sao Paulo
Sep/27/1997
TKO (Punches and Stomp) Orlando Saraiva 1 6:27
win Claudio Palma Desafio - Rio vs. Sao Paulo
Sep/27/1997
TKO (Submission to Leg Kicks) Ricardo Pinheiro Goldkorn 1 2:08