- Name: John Teixeira
- Professional MMA Record: 15-1-1 (Win-Loss-Draw)
- Nickname: Macapa
- Current Streak: 2 Wins
- Age: 26 | Date of Birth: 1986.11.18
- Last Fight: April 19, 2013 in SB
- Weight Class: Featherweight | Last Weigh-In: 150.0 lbs
- Career Disclosed Earnings: $0 USD
- Height: 5'7" (170cm) | Reach: 68.0" (173cm)
- Gym/Affiliation: Nova União
- Born: Brazil
- Fighter Pages: Sherdog | The UG
- Fighting out of: Macapa, Brazil
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John Teixeira MMA Fight Record
Win | KO/TKO | Strikes
2:58 Round 1 of 3
Shooto Brazil 38
Main Event | Featherweight | 146 lbs
|Cancelled Bout||João Paulo Rodrigues||Shooto Brazil 38 - Reason: Unknown||2013.04.19|
Win | KO/TKO | Retired
5:00 Round 1 of 3
Shooto Brazil 35
Co-Main Event | Featherweight | 146 lbs
|Cancelled Bout||Talison Soares||Shooto Brazil 35 - Reason: Unknown||2012.10.20|
Loss | Decision | Split
3 Rounds, 15:00 Total
Ref: Marc Goddard
UFC 147: Silva vs. Franklin 2
Preliminary Card | Featherweight | 145 lbs
|Odds: +175 Slight Underdog | Weigh-In: 150.0 lbs|
|Win | Submission | Choke||Paulo Dinis||AF||2011.12.07|
|Win | Submission | Choke||Jamil da Conceicao||GF||2011.10.08|
|Win | KO/TKO | Punch||Guilherme Rodrigues||AF||2011.09.15|
|Win | Submission | Choke||Rafael Carvalho||IMVT||2010.09.04|
|Win | Decision | Unanimous||Michel Addario Bastos||IMVT||2009.04.19|
|Win | Decision | Unanimous||Michel Addario Bastos||Iron Man||2009.03.19|
|Win | Submission | Shoulder||Francisco Diniz Carvalho Jr.||HSF||2009.03.13|
|Win | Submission | Shoulder||Jimmy Nascimento||GF||2009.01.31|
|Win | Decision | Unanimous||Willian Cabocao||SPF||2008.12.04|
|Draw||Rodrigo Goiana de Lima||AFC||2008.09.27|
|Win | Submission | Armlock||Alisson Deivid Rodrigues||MMA||2008.07.05|
|Win | Submission | Armlock||Alex Demonio||WCC||2007.09.15|
|Win | Submission | Armlock||Marcio Alex dos Santos Vales||WCC||2007.09.15|
|Win | Submission | Armlock||Marcio Alex dos Santos Vales||DFC||2007.09.12|
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Saturday 04.20.2013 1:00pm ET | View Full Article
There's a clear UFC vs. Strikeforce theme to tonight's UFC on Fox 7 card in San Jose. Ben Henderson defends his lightweight title against Strikeforce champion Gilbert Melendez in the main event. Former UFC heavyweight champion Frank Mir faces Strikeforce Grand Prix winner Daniel Cormier in the co-main event. The preliminary card continues the theme with matchups like Francis Carmont versus Lorenz...
Friday 03.22.2013 3:27pm ET | View Full Article
Bantamweight prospect T.J. Dillashaw (7-1) became the third UFC 158 victor to join the card of UFC on FOX 7 as an injury fill-in, replacing the sidelined Francisco Rivera (9-2) against Hugo Viana (7-0) on the night's preliminary card.
UFC officials announced the change on Friday. Previously, Darren Elkins replaced Clay Guida and Jordan Mein replaced Dan Hardy on the spring fight card.
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Tuesday 03.05.2013 11:30pm ET | View Full Article
This one should be good.
Two leather-swinging bantamweight brawlers -- Hugo Viana and Francisco Rivera -- will throw down at UFC on FX 8, which takes place at Arena Jaragua in Jaragua do Sul, Santa Catarina, Brazil, on May 18, 2013, according to MMA Weekly.
Viana, fresh off a one-round swarming of Reuben Duran at The Ultimate Fighter (TUF) 16 Finale in Dec. 2012, is currently on a seven-fight w...
Saturday 12.15.2012 9:00am ET | View Full Article
Hugo Viana didn't have a nickname, but when you're adversed to shaving, it assures you'll get one.
A few years ago – long before his semifinal finish on "The Ultimate Fighter: Brazil" earlier this year – Viana took a muay Thai fight in his native Brazil. Promoters didn't have a nickname for the unkempt fighter, so they created one.
"Well, I never really enjoyed shaving," he told MMAjunkie.com (...