Diego
Brandao
23-10-0( W-L-D )

Fight History

Skill Breakdown

Charts are compiled based on results from 8 fights.
Record: 23-10-0
Summary: BJJ, KO Power

Fighter Info

Nickname: Ceara
From: Fortaleza, Ceara Brazil
Fights Out Of: Albuquerque, New Mexico USA
Age: 28
Height: 5' 7" ( 170 cm )
Weight: 145 lb ( 65 kg )

Striking

Total Attempted Strikes
0
361
45% Successful
163
Types of Successful Strikes
0
163
66% Standing
11%
23%
107
18
38
Striking Defense
61
%
The percentage of total strikes avoided

Grappling

Total Takedowns
0
22
68% Successful
15
Grappling Totals by Type
 
 
Subm.
Passes
Sweeps
3
12
0
Takedown Defense
80
%
The percentage of total takedowns avoided
Result Fighters Event Str TD Sub Pass Method Replay
Win
Diego Brandao
Apr 18, 2015
12
11
2
1
0
0
1
0
R1 TKO - Doctor's Stoppage
Loss
Diego Brandao
Jul 19, 2014
18
9
1
0
0
1
1
0
R1 KO/TKO
Loss
Diego Brandao
Dec 28, 2013
44
16
0
1
0
0
0
0
R1 KO/TKO
Win
Diego Brandao
Aug 17, 2013
42
61
8
0
0
0
3
1
R3 Decision - Unanimous
Win
Diego Brandao
Apr 6, 2013
9
4
0
1
1
0
1
0
R1 Submission
Win
Diego Brandao
Oct 13, 2012
33
39
3
0
0
1
3
0
R3 Decision - Unanimous
Loss
Diego Brandao
May 26, 2012
23
36
0
1
0
1
3
4
R3 Decision - Unanimous
Diego Brandao
Dec 3, 2011
19
25
1
1
1
0
1
0
R1 Submission

Biography

TRAINING: BJJ, Boxing, Wrestling, Strength & Conditioning

When and why did you start training for fighting?
I started training BJJ at the age of 14 after my daddy died. I loved to watch the early UFC and Pride fights and always looked up to Wanderlei Silva. When I was 16 I started fighting professionally to make money for my family.

What ranks and titles have you held? I have a black belt in BJJ, I won the No GI NAGA 2x.

Do you have any heroes? My hero is Wanderlei Silva, because he always puts on a good show. I also look up to Mike Tyson because our lives growing up were similar. If he can make it, I can make it.

What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC? This means everything. Over three years ago, I left my family and Brazil to train at Jackson / Winkeljohn MMA and to get to my dream of the UFC.

Did you go to college and if so what degree did you earn? No, fighting is my life

What was your job before you started fighting? I used to mix and pour concrete. There were no machines in Brazil to do this.

Favorite grappling technique: Sweeps

Favorite Striking technique: overhand

•    Team Bisping member on TUF 14

•    Nine wins by KO, four by submission

•    Has fought UFC vets Ronys Torres and Matt Veach

•    Knocked out UFC vet Brian Foster in 2008 bout

•    On three fight pre-TUF winning streak

Career

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