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"Mutante"

8-4-0

Cezar Ferreira

Cezar "Mutante" Ferreira
  • Given Name: Cezar Jesus Ferreira
  • MMA Record: 8-4-0 (Win-Loss-Draw)
  • Nickname: Mutante
  • Current Streak: 1 Loss
  • Age: 30 | Date of Birth: 1985.02.15
  • Last Fight: February 22, 2015 in UFC
  • Weight Class: Middleweight | Last Weigh-In: 185.0 lbs
  • Affiliation: Blackzilians
  • Height: 6'1" (185cm) | Reach: 78.0" (198cm)
  • Career Disclosed Earnings: $2,500 USD
  • Born: Ibitinga, Sao Paulo, Brazil
  • Fighter Pages: Sherdog  |  Wikipedia  |  The UG
  • Fighting out of: Boca Raton, Florida
  • Personal Pages: Twitter  |  Facebook

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Cezar "Mutante" Ferreira was born in Ibitinga, Sao Paulo, Brazil who grew up fighting and practicing Jiu-Jitsu throughout his childhood. He left home at 17 and was taken in by Vitor Belfort who he began training with. His only losses came at the hands of tough competition in Elvis Mutapcic and Antonio Braga Neto.


Ferreira joined the cast of The Ultimate Fighter Brazil when he defeated Gustavo Sampaio to get into the house. He was the first pick chosen for Team Belfort. He would defeat Leonardo Marcarrao with a Guillotine in his first fight. He followed that up with a win over Thiago Perpetuo by a head kick KO. He was supposed to fight Daniel Sarafian to determine the winner of the season but due to an injury to Sarafian he would face Sergio Moraes instead. He would  win the fight by Unanimous Decision to become the winner of the Ultimate Fighter. His next test will be at UFC 163 when he faced Thiago Santos. He would finish the fight quickly with a Guillotine choke in the very first round.


His next match he would be against Daniel Sarafian in the Co-Main Event of UFC Fight Night 32 in Brazil. Cezar was rocked in the fight but was able to battle back and win the Split Decision.


The Ultimate Fighter Brazil 1

Episode 1 Ferreira def. Gustavo Sampaio by Guillotine Choke in Round 2

Episode 5 Ferreira def. Leonardo Mafra by Guillotine Choke in Round 2

Episode 13 Ferreira def. Thiago Perpétuo by KO (Head Kick) in Round 1

The Ultimate Fighter Brazil 1 Finale Ferreira def. Sergio Moraes by Unanimous Decision





Last updated 02.13.2014, 9:26 AM ET
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Record by Year and By Promotion

Pro Results Opponent Event Date
Confirmed Upcoming Bout

Jorge Masvidal
8-4-0 28-9-0

The Ultimate Fighter 21 Finale
Co-Main Event | Welterweight | 170 lbs

2015.07.12
Loss | KO/TKO | Punches
3:34 Round 1 of 3

Sam Alvey
8-3-0 24-6-0

UFC Fight Night 61: Bigfoot vs. Mir
Main Card | Middleweight | 185 lbs

2015.02.22
Odds: -360 (Moderate Favorite) Upset Defeat | Weigh-In: 185.0 lbs (83.9 kgs) | Referee: Mario Yamasaki
#11 Best MMA Knockout of the Year 2015
UFC Fight Night 61 Performance of the Night
Win | Decision | Unanimous
3 Rounds, 15:00 Total

Andrew Craig
7-3-0 9-2-0

UFC Fight Night 44: Swanson vs. Stephens
Main Card | Middleweight | 185 lbs

2014.06.28
Odds: -190 (Slight Favorite) | Weigh-In: 186.0 lbs (84.4 kgs) | Referee: Jacob Montalvo
Loss | KO/TKO | Punches
0:39 Round 1 of 3

C.B. Dollaway
7-2-0 13-5-0

UFC Fight Night 38: Shogun vs. Henderson 2
Co-Main Event | Middleweight | 185 lbs

2014.03.23
Odds: -350 (Moderate Favorite) Upset Defeat | Weigh-In: 185.0 lbs (83.9 kgs) | Referee: Mario Yamasaki
#31 Best MMA Knockout of the Year 2014
Win | Decision | Split
3 Rounds, 15:00 Total

Daniel Sarafian
6-2-0 8-3-0

UFC Fight Night 32: Belfort vs. Henderson 2
Co-Main Event | Middleweight | 185 lbs

2013.11.09
Odds: -180 (Slight Favorite) | Weigh-In: 185.0 lbs (83.9 kgs) | Referee: Mario Yamasaki
Win | Submission | Choke
0:47 Round 1 of 3

Thiago Santos
5-2-0 8-1-0

UFC 163: Aldo vs. Korean Zombie
Main Card | Middleweight | 185 lbs

2013.08.03
Odds: -500 (Heavy Favorite) | Weigh-In: 185.0 lbs (83.9 kgs) | Referee: Mario Yamasaki
Cancelled Bout Clint Hester UFC 163 2013.08.03
Reason: Hester Injury
Cancelled Bout C.B. Dollaway UFC on FX 8 2013.05.18
Reason: Dollaway Injury
Cancelled Bout Chris Camozzi UFC on FX 8 2013.05.18
Reason: Ferreira Injury
Win | Decision | Unanimous
3 Rounds, 15:00 Total

Sérgio Moraes
4-2-0 6-1-0

UFC 147: Silva vs. Franklin 2
Main Card | Tournament Finals | 185 lbs

2012.06.23
Odds: -320 (Moderate Favorite) | Weigh-In: 184.0 lbs (83.5 kgs) | Referee: Herb Dean
Cancelled Bout Daniel Sarafian UFC 147 2012.06.23
Reason: Sarafian Injury
Loss | KO/TKO | Punch
0:25 Round 1 of 3

Elvis Mutapcic
4-1-0 8-2-0

Superior Cage Combat 2: Neer vs. Avena
Main Card | Middleweight | 185 lbs

2011.08.20
Disclosed Pay: $2,500 Base | Weigh-In: 185.0 lbs (83.9 kgs) | Referee: Chris Tognoni
Win | KO/TKO | Punch

Chaun Sims

Ring of Fire

2011.04.15
Win | KO/TKO | Injury

Cassiano de Freitas

Bitetti Combat

2010.05.28
Win | Submission | Choke

Felipe Arinelli

Bitetti Combat

2010.02.25
Win | KO/TKO | Punches

Andre Severo

Brazil Regional

2007.04.29
Loss | Decision

Antônio Braga Neto

Brazil Regional

2007.04.29

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