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"Banha"

14-5-0

Luiz Cané

Luiz "Banha" Cané

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  • Given Name: Luiz Arthur Cané
  • Professional MMA Record: 14-5-0, 1 NC (Win-Loss-Draw)
  • Nickname: Banha
  • Current Streak: 2 Wins
  • Age: 33 | Date of Birth: 1981.02.04
  • Last Fight: November 29, 2013 in SFT
  • Weight Class: Light Heavyweight | Last Weigh-In: 184.0 lbs
  • Career Disclosed Earnings: $83,000 USD
  • Height: 6'2" (188cm) | Reach: 77.0" (196cm)
  • Gym/Affiliation: The Armory
  • Born: Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil
  • Fighter Pages: Sherdog  |  Wikipedia  |  The UG  |  UFC.com
  • Fighting out of: Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil
  • Personal Pages: Twitter
  • Head Coach: Ricardo Liborio
  • Other Coaches: Howard Davis Jr., Chutiphat Runsgawang, Marcos Da Matta

Luiz Cané Wiki Update Wiki

After the first MMA bout of his professional career ended with a No Contest in 2005, Luiz Cane emerged as one of the most promising young prospects in the light heavyweight division by defeating seven straight opponents, all of them by knockout, before his UFC debut against James Irvin in 2007. Although he lost the Irvin fight after being disqualified following an illegal knee to the head of a grounded opponent, Cane went on to emerge as a contender in the division following consecutive victories over Jason Lambert, Rameau Thierry Sokoudjou, and Steve Cantwell. Cane then went to go 1-3 in his next four fights fights with stoppage losses to Antonio Rogerio Nogueira, Cyrille "The Snake" Diabate, and Stanislav ''Stucky'' Nedkov which prompted a drop to the middleweight division. Cane made his UFC middleweight debut against Chris Camozzi at UFC 153, losing for the fourth time in five fights via unanimous decision. Following his loss to Camozzi, Cane was released from the promotion.

When Cane was young he was fat and because of that he got nickname Banha ( fat in Portuguese). Today he still known as Banha.

Last updated 10.25.2012, 10:47 PM ET
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Luiz Cané MMA Fight Record

Professional Results Opponent Event Date
Win | Decision | Unanimous
3 Rounds, 15:00 Total
Fábio Silva
SFT 2
Main Event | Light Heavyweight | 205 lbs
2013.11.29
Win | KO/TKO | Strikes
3:56 Round 1 of 3
Rodney Wallace
SFT 1
Main Event | Light Heavyweight | 205 lbs
2013.09.20
Loss | Decision | Unanimous
3 Rounds, 15:00 Total
Chris Camozzi
Ref: Marc Goddard
UFC 153: Silva vs. Bonnar
Preliminary Card | Middleweight | 185 lbs
2012.10.13
Odds: -150 Slight Favorite | Weigh-In: 184.0 lbs
Cancelled Bout Yushin Okami UFC 150 2012.08.11
Reason: Cane Injury
Loss | KO/TKO | Punches
4:13 Round 1 of 3
Stanislav Nedkov
Ref: Mario Yamasaki
UFC 134: Silva vs. Okami
Main Card | Light Heavyweight | 205 lbs
2011.08.27
Odds: -245 Moderate Favorite Upset Defeat | Weigh-In: 204.0 lbs
Win | KO/TKO | Punches
2:15 Round 1 of 3
Eliot Marshall
Ref: Dan Miragliotta
UFC 128: Shogun vs Jones
Preliminary Card | Light Heavyweight | 205 lbs
2011.03.19
Odds: -190 Slight Favorite | Weigh-In: 205.5 lbs
Cancelled Bout Karlos Vemola UFC 128 2011.03.19
Reason: Vemola Infection
Loss | KO/TKO | Punches
2:13 Round 1 of 3
Cyrille Diabate
Ref: Herb Dean
UFC 114: Jackson vs Evans
Preliminary Card | Light Heavyweight | 205 lbs
2010.05.29
Odds: -430 Heavy Favorite Upset Defeat | Disclosed Pay: $19,000 Base | Weigh-In: 205.0 lbs
Loss | KO/TKO | Punches
1:56 Round 1 of 3
Antonio Rogerio Nogueira
Ref: Steve Mazzagatti
UFC 106: Ortiz vs Griffin 2
Main Card | Light Heavyweight | 205 lbs
2009.11.21
Odds: -108 Near Even | Disclosed Pay: $19,000 Base | Weigh-In: 205.0 lbs
UFC 106 Knockout of the Night
Win | Decision | Unanimous
3 Rounds, 15:00 Total
Steve Cantwell
Ref: Mario Yamasaki
UFC 97: Redemption
Main Card | Light Heavyweight | 205 lbs
2009.04.18
Odds: -260 Moderate Favorite | Weigh-In: 206.0 lbs
Win | KO/TKO | Punches
4:15 Round 2 of 3, 9:15 Total
Rameau Thierry Sokoudjou
Ref: Marc Goddard
UFC 89: Bisping vs Leben
Main Card | Light Heavyweight | 205 lbs
2008.10.18
Odds: +106 Near Even | Disclosed Pay: $40,000 KO/Night | Weigh-In: 206.0 lbs
UFC 89 Knockout of the Night
Win | KO/TKO | Punches
2:07 Round 1 of 3
Jason Lambert
Ref: Herb Dean
UFC 85: Bedlam
Preliminary Card | Light Heavyweight | 205 lbs
2008.06.07
Odds: +123 Near Even | Weigh-In: 204.0 lbs
Loss | Disqualificaton | Foul
1:51 Round 1 of 3
James Irvin
Ref: Steve Mazzagatti
UFC 79: Nemesis
Preliminary Card | Light Heavyweight | 205 lbs
2007.12.29
Odds: -173 Slight Favorite | Disclosed Pay: $5,000 Base | Weigh-In: 205.0 lbs
Win | KO/TKO | Knee James Damien Stelly AOW 2007.09.01
Win | Submission | Kicks Wagner Ribeiro MF 5 2006.12.09
Win | KO/TKO | Punches Joao Assis Fury FC 2 2006.11.30
Win | KO/TKO Thiago Cardoso Capataz Mega Fight 2006.10.21
Win | KO/TKO | Punches Mauricio Menegueti CF 2006.09.16
Win | KO/TKO | Punches Gilson Ricardo Predador FC 2006.08.11
Win | KO/TKO Maurice Igor CF 2006.07.22
Win | KO/TKO | Retired Andre Gustavo EF 2 2006.05.28
No Contest Marcelo Alfaya CBVT 2005.11.05

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