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"Lula"

13-2-1

Ednaldo Oliveira

Ednaldo "Lula" Oliveira
  • Given Name: Ednaldo de Jesus Oliveira
  • Professional MMA Record: 13-2-1, 1 NC (Win-Loss-Draw)
  • Nickname: Lula
  • Current Streak: 2 Losses
  • Age: 30 | Date of Birth: 1984.02.19
  • Last Fight: August 03, 2013 in UFC
  • Weight Class: Light Heavyweight | Last Weigh-In: 205.0 lbs
  • Gym/Affiliation: Champion Team
  • Height: 6'7" (201cm) | Reach: 81.5" (207cm)
  • Career Disclosed Earnings: $0 USD
  • Born: Bahia, Brazil
  • Fighter Pages: Sherdog  |  The UG
  • Fighting out of: Salvador, Bahia, Brazil
  • Personal Pages: Twitter

Ednaldo Oliveira Wiki Update Wiki

Ednaldo Oliveira is a Brazilian mixed martial artist currently competing in the light heavyweight division.

 

Oliveira made his MMA debut in Salvador, Brazil  as a heavyweight and continued to fight in Salvador for most of his early career. In his 7th fight Oliveira fought PRIDE veteran Edson Claas Vieira and won the fight after Vieira suffered an ankle injury just one minute into the first round.

 

With his impressive resume, Oliveira signed with the UFC and was set to make his promotional debut on January 14, 2012 at UFC 142 in Brazil against Rob Broughton. However, Broughton later pulled out of the bout due to an injury and was replaced by returning veteran Gabriel Gonzaga. Oliveira lost via first round submission due to a rear naked choke.

 

Oliveira was scheduled to make his light heavyweight debut against Nick Penner at UFC on FUEL TV 4 but had to pull out of the fight after breaking his arm during training.

 

Oliveira was then expected to face Krzysztof Soszynski on December 15, 2012 at UFC on FX 6. However, Oliveira was forced out of the bout with an injury.

Last updated 05.26.2013, 6:04 PM ET
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Ednaldo Oliveira MMA Fight Record

Record by Year and By Promotion

Professional Results Opponent Event Date
Loss | Decision | Unanimous
3 Rounds, 15:00 Total
Francimar Barroso
Ref: Leon Roberts
UFC 163: Aldo vs. Korean Zombie
Preliminary Card | Light Heavyweight | 205 lbs
2013.08.03
Odds: -130 Slight Favorite | Weigh-In: 205.0 lbs
Cancelled Bout Robert Drysdale UFC 163 2013.08.03
Reason: Drysdale Staph Infection
Cancelled Bout Krzysztof Soszynski UFC on FX 6 2012.12.14
Reason: Both Fighters Withdrew
Loss | Submission | Choke
3:22 Round 1 of 3
Gabriel Gonzaga
Ref: Dan Miragliotta
UFC 142: Aldo vs. Mendes
Preliminary Card | Heavyweight | 265 lbs
2012.01.14
Odds: +115 Near Even | Weigh-In: 229.0 lbs
#19 Best MMA Submission of the Year 2012
Cancelled Bout Rob Broughton UFC 142 2012.01.14
Reason: Broughton Injury
Win | KO/TKO | Punches Edinaldo Novaes MF 2011.10.21
Win | KO/TKO | Punches Jair Gonçalves WFE 10 2011.09.16
Win | Decision | Unanimous Ubiratan Lima Jungle Fight 2011.07.30
No Contest Luiz Guilherme de Andrade Jungle Fight 2011.06.25
Win | KO/TKO | Punches Edson França WFE 9 2011.05.14
Win | KO/TKO | Punch Antidio Neto Jungle Fight 2011.02.18
Win | KO/TKO | Retired Geronimo Dos Santos WFE 8 2010.12.15
Win | Decision | Unanimous Joaquim Ferreira WFE 2010.05.26
Win | KO/TKO | Injury Edson Draggo WFE 2009.11.21
Win | KO/TKO | Punches Artur Tubarao Jungle Fight 2009.05.09
Draw Grimaldo Oliveira Prime 2008.07.01
Win | Submission Jailson Silva Santos Prime 2008.03.08
Win | Submission | Punches Ed Carlos Mata Prime 2007.12.01
Win | KO/TKO | Retired Alexander Crispin BC 2006.08.22
Win | Decision | Unanimous Van Clei CDL 2005.09.09

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