Brazil

Pro Record


6-3-0

Andre Gusmao

Andre Gusmao

Photo Source:   MMAWeekly.com

  • Given Name: André Machado Gusmão
  • Professional MMA Record: 6-3-0 (Win-Loss-Draw)
  • Nickname:
  • Current Streak: 1 Loss
  • Age: 37 | Date of Birth: 1977.05.19
  • Last Fight: April 15, 2011 in CFFC
  • Weight Class: Light Heavyweight | Last Weigh-In: 185.4 lbs
  • Affiliation: Renzo Gracie Academy
  • Height: 6'2" (188cm) | Reach: N/A
  • Career Disclosed Earnings: $5,000 USD
  • Born: Goiânia, Brazil
  • Fighter Pages: Sherdog  |  Wikipedia  |  The UG
  • Fighting out of: New York, New York
  • Personal Pages: Facebook
  • College: N/A
  • Foundation Style: Capoeira
  • Head Coach: Renzo Gracie
  • Other Coaches: N/A

Gyms & Affiliations

Andre Gusmao Wiki Update Wiki

André Gusmão is a professional MMA fighter fighting out of team Renzo Gracie in New York, New York. After a promising start to his pro MMA career that saw him run his record to 5-0 with four wins in the highly competitive International Fight League, Gusmao was granted a shot in the world's biggest MMA promotion, the Ultimate Fighting Championship. Unfortunately for Gusmao, back-to-back losses to future top contenders Jon Jones and Krzysztof Soszynski saw him released from his UFC contract after only two fights.


Gusmao relies on an unusual foundational style of Capoeira blended with solid Jiu-Jitsu as well as a natural athleticism to off-balance his opponents. He continues to teach and train out of Renzo Gracie Academy in New York.

Last updated 09.26.2012, 11:01 PM ET
Wiki Contributors:

Andre Gusmao MMA Fight Record

Record by Year and By Promotion

Pro Results Opponent Event Date
Loss | KO/TKO | Punches
0:16 Round 3 of 3, 10:16 Total

Tim Williams
6-2-0 5-0-0

CFFC 7 : No Mercy
Main Event | Middleweight | 185 lbs

2011.04.15
Weigh-In: 185.4 lbs | Referee: Keith Peterson
Win | Submission | Punches
3:25 Round 1 of 3

Vagner Curió
5-2-0 5-4-0

Ring of Combat 28
Main Card | Middleweight | 185 lbs

2010.02.19
Referee: Dan Miragliotta
Loss | KO/TKO | Punches
3:17 Round 1 of 3

Krzysztof Soszynski
5-1-0 22-9-1

UFC 98: Evans vs. Machida
Preliminary Card | Light Heavyweight | 205 lbs

2009.05.23
Odds: -143 (Slight Favorite) | Disclosed Pay: $5,000 Base | Weigh-In: 206.0 lbs | Referee: Herb Dean
Cancelled Bout Houston Alexander UFC 98 2009.05.23
Reason: Alexander Broken Hand
Loss | Decision | Unanimous
3 Rounds, 15:00 Total

Jon Jones
5-0-0 6-0-0

UFC 87: Seek and Destroy
Preliminary Card | Light Heavyweight | 205 lbs

2008.08.09
Odds: -218 (Moderate Favorite) Upset Defeat | Weigh-In: 205.0 lbs | Referee: Darryl Guthmiller
Win | KO/TKO | Knee
0:53 Round 1 of 3

Mike Ciesnolevicz
4-0-0 13-2-0

IFL 17: 2007 Team Championship Final
Main Event | Light Heavyweight | 205 lbs

2007.09.20
Weigh-In: 204.0 lbs | Referee: Troy Waugh
Win | Submission | Choke
3:53 Round 1 of 3

Wojtek Kaszowski
3-0-0 0-6-0

IFL 15: Las Vegas
Main Card | Light Heavyweight | 205 lbs

2007.06.16
Weigh-In: 205.0 lbs
Win | Decision | Unanimous
3 Rounds, 12:00 Total

Brent Beauparlant
2-0-0 4-2-0

IFL 6: Championship Final
Main Card | Light Heavyweight | 205 lbs

2006.12.29
Weigh-In: 204.75 lbs
Win | KO/TKO | Punches
1:02 Round 2 of 3, 5:02 Total

Mike Ciesnolevicz
1-0-0 8-1-0

IFL 4: Gracie vs. Miletich
Main Card

2006.09.23
Win | KO/TKO | Punches

John Swangler

SF 3

2006.04.22

Andre Gusmao News View All

Jon Fitch was already well on his way to becoming an adjective when he fought Georges St-Pierr... (1 year ago)
After a pair of fights that never should have been, each of which caused a gruesome injury tha... (1 year ago)
Jon Jones and Chris Weidman were not even professional MMA fighters in January 2008. Today, th... (over 1 year ago)
Jon Jones' fifth consecutive light heavyweight title defense at UFC 159, finishing Chael Sonne... (over 1 year ago)
One of the least dramatic title fights in UFC history will take place tomorrow night (April 27... (over 1 year ago)
It seemed like there would be nothing to write about this week. No fights of note coming up th... (over 1 year ago)

Videos & Highlights

    Highlight  |  Andre Gusmao Highlight Video report dead link

    A highlight video featuring footage of Andre Gusmao.

  • MMA Weekly : VIDEO: Wanderlei Silva Swings His Axe at the UFC Again, ‘I Can’t Work Anymore’
  • MMA Junkie : Luke Rockhold is ready to be UFC 184's last-minute savior
  • MMA Weekly : Daniel Swain Heads into M-1 Challenge with a UFC-Sized Chip on His Shoulder
  • MMAFighting.com : Wanderlei Silva: UFC threatened to sue if I appeared at Bellator event
  • MMA Junkie : 'Cyborg' Justino's discusses injury: My 'desire to fight was greater than the pain'
  • MMAFighting.com : Erick Silva won’t leave X-Gym, but plans on training at Jackson’s MMA in 2015
  • Middle Easy : This is a flying helicopter kick that would make Ryu and/or Ken proud
  • Middle Easy : Seattle superhero turned MMA fighter Phoenix Jones returns to the cage at Super Fight League America 2
  • MMA Junkie : MMAjunkie’s 'Submission of the Month' for November 2014
  • MMA Weekly : Gilbert Melendez on UFC 181 Title Fight: “I Plan on Being the New Champ” (Video)
  • Middle Easy : Here's 62-year-old Mickey Rourke defeating Elliot Seymour in a very Russian boxing match
  • Middle Easy : A huge Kevin James fan, high school dean Mike Laurita recreates plot from Here Comes the Boom
  • MMA Junkie : Video: Behind scenes with Ortiz-Bonnar, Brooks-Chandler in 'Bellator 131: Uncut'
  • MMAFighting.com : Ben Rothwell: Increased drug testing in MMA has led to increased injuries
  • MMA Weekly : Chael Sonnen’s Podcast Delves into Government UFO Investigations
  • MMA Junkie : Twitter Mailbag: McGregor vs. wrestlers, and why is weight-cutting really so important?
  • MMA Weekly : UFC 181: Hendricks vs. Lawler II Extended Video Preview
  • MMAFighting.com : Why Jon Jones refuses to bring his belt out to his corner for title defenses
  • MMA Junkie : RFA lightweight contender Mehdi Baghdad held his own on soccer field before MMA career
  • MMA Junkie : RFA contender Mehdi Baghdad held his own on soccer field before MMA career