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"The Brazilian Samurai"

18-6-0

João Zeferino

João "The Brazilian Samurai" Zeferino
  • Name: João Zeferino
  • MMA Record: 18-6-0 (Win-Loss-Draw)
  • Nickname: The Brazilian Samurai
  • Current Streak: 5 Wins
  • Age: 29 | Date of Birth: 1986.01.15
  • Last Fight: June 13, 2015 in IFC
  • Weight Class: Lightweight | Last Weigh-In: 170.0 lbs
  • Affiliation: Rangel Farias Team / Zeferino Team
  • Height: 5'11" (181cm) | Reach: 74.0" (188cm)
  • Career Disclosed Earnings: $0 USD
  • Born: Florianopolis, Santa Catarina, Brazil
  • Fighter Pages: Sherdog  |  The UG
  • Fighting out of: Florianopolis, Santa Catarina, Brazil
  • Personal Pages: Twitter  |  Facebook

João Zeferino Lightweight Ranking History

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    João Zeferino is the 7th ranked of 640 active Brazil Pro Lightweights.
    Also ranked at: Welterweight (7th)

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João Zeferino MMA Fight Record

Record by Year and By Promotion

Pro Results Opponent Event Date
Win | Submission | Choke
1:29 Round 1 of 3

Juliano Santos
17-6-0 9-2-0

Imortal FC 1
Main Card | Lightweight | 154 lbs

2015.06.13
Referee: Alexandre Caldas
Win | Submission | Choke
1:35 Round 1 of 3

Jeovane Santana
16-6-0 0-0-0

Octtagon Fight Night 1
Main Event | Welterweight | 170 lbs

2014.12.13
Referee: Heron Garcia
Cancelled Bout Henquier Santos Octtagon Fight Night 1 2014.12.13
Win | Submission | Leglock
3:57 Round 1 of 3

Gilmar Dutra Lima
15-6-0 24-14-1

Nitrix Fight Evolution 4
Co-Main Event | Welterweight | 170 lbs

2014.11.21
Cancelled Bout Alexandre Ramos Circuito Talent de MMA 11 2014.08.23
Reason: Zeferino Injury
Win | Submission
Round 1 of 3

Jackson Miranda
14-6-0 5-2-0

Fighten 1
Main Event | Catchweight | 157 lbs

2014.05.11
Win | KO/TKO | Kick

Edson Mosca

São José Super Fight

2014.03.29
Loss | Decision | Unanimous
3 Rounds, 15:00 Total

Elias Silvério
13-5-0 8-0-0

UFC Fight Night 28: Teixeira vs. Bader
Preliminary Card | Welterweight | 170 lbs

2013.09.04
Odds: -110 (Near Even) | Weigh-In: 170.0 lbs (77.1 kgs) | Referee: Leon Roberts
Cancelled Bout Kenny Robertson UFC UFN 28 2013.09.04
Reason: Robertson Injury
Loss | Decision | Unanimous
3 Rounds, 15:00 Total

Rafael Natal
13-4-0 15-4-1

UFC on FX 8: Belfort vs. Rockhold
Main Card | Middleweight | 185 lbs

2013.05.18
Odds: +270 (Moderate Underdog) | Weigh-In: 185.0 lbs (83.9 kgs) | Referee: Leon Roberts
Win | Submission | Choke
2:46 Round 1 of 3

Wellington Monalisa
12-4-0 10-8-1

NCF 14
Main Event | Vacant Title | Middleweight | 185 lbs

2013.03.09
Win | Submission | Armlock

Thiago Rela

Sao Paulo Regional

2012.12.08
Win | Decision | Unanimous

Givago Francisco

Nitrix Champion Fight

2012.08.18
Win | Submission | Armlock

Deyvison Santos

Santa Catarina Regional

2012.07.15
Win | Decision | Unanimous

Vagner Tiburcio

São José Super Fight

2012.06.09
Cancelled Bout Ryan Thomas NAFC 2012.05.04
Win | KO/TKO | Punches

Fabio Selim

Santa Catarina Regional

2011.11.26
Win | Submission | Leglock
0:25 Round 1 of 3

Sean Salmon
6-4-0 18-17-0

NAFC: Unleashed
Co-Main Event | Catchweight | 195 lbs

2011.11.18
Loss | KO/TKO | Punches

Eddie Larrea

Konquer the Kage

2009.07.25
Win | Submission | Armlock

Joshua Thorpe

UEP

2009.03.21
Win | Submission | Choke

Eric Thompson

Louisiana Regional

2009.03.14
Win | Submission | Choke

Colby McMahon

Atlas Fights

2009.02.21
Win | Submission | Choke

Eduardo Baby

Brazil Regional

2007.12.12
Win | Submission | Choke

Marcelo Pirulito

Curitiba Top Fight

2007.06.24
Loss | Decision | Unanimous

Kaue Dudus

Santa Catarina Regional

2007.03.10
Loss | KO/TKO | Knee

Leandro Gordo

Santa Catarina Regional

2006.11.04
Loss | KO/TKO

Fausto Black

Santa Catarina Regional

2006.07.16
Win | Decision | Unanimous

Bruno Amorim

Santa Catarina Regional

2005.11.26

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