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"Banha"

15-6-0

Luiz Cané

Luiz "Banha" Cané

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  • Given Name: Luiz Arthur Cané
  • Professional MMA Record: 15-6-0, 1 NC (Win-Loss-Draw)
  • Nickname: Banha
  • Current Streak: 1 Win
  • Age: 34 | Date of Birth: 1981.02.04
  • Last Fight: December 19, 2014 in TF
  • Weight Class: Light Heavyweight | Last Weigh-In: 184.0 lbs
  • Affiliation: The Armory
  • Height: 6'2" (188cm) | Reach: 77.0" (196cm)
  • Career Disclosed Earnings: $83,000 USD
  • 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

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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

Record by Year and By Promotion

Pro Results Opponent Event Date
Win | KO/TKO | Punch
1:04 Round 1 of 3

Wesley Martins
14-6-0 3-2-0

Thunder Fight 2
Main Event | Light Heavyweight | 205 lbs

2014.12.19
Referee: Antônio Messias
Loss | KO/TKO | Punches
3:20 Round 2 of 3, 8:20 Total

Alexandre Zaneti
14-5-0 10-2-0

BRFC 4
Main Event | Light Heavyweight | 205 lbs

2014.10.04
Win | Decision | Unanimous
3 Rounds, 15:00 Total

Fábio Silva
13-5-0 14-6-0

SFT 2
Main Event | Light Heavyweight | 205 lbs

2013.11.29
Win | KO/TKO | Strikes
3:56 Round 1 of 3

Rodney Wallace
12-5-0 19-6-1

SFT 1
Main Event | Light Heavyweight | 205 lbs

2013.09.20
Loss | Decision | Unanimous
3 Rounds, 15:00 Total

Chris Camozzi
12-4-0 17-5-0

UFC 153: Silva vs. Bonnar
Preliminary Card | Middleweight | 185 lbs

2012.10.13
Odds: -150 (Slight Favorite) | Weigh-In: 184.0 lbs | Referee: Marc Goddard
Cancelled Bout Yushin Okami UFC 150 2012.08.11
Reason: Cane Injury
Loss | KO/TKO | Punches
4:13 Round 1 of 3

Stanislav Nedkov
12-3-0 11-0-0

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 | Referee: Mario Yamasaki
Win | KO/TKO | Punches
2:15 Round 1 of 3

Eliot Marshall
11-3-0 11-2-0

UFC 128: Shogun vs Jones
Preliminary Card | Light Heavyweight | 205 lbs

2011.03.19
Odds: -190 (Slight Favorite) | Weigh-In: 205.5 lbs | Referee: Dan Miragliotta
Cancelled Bout Karlos Vemola UFC 128 2011.03.19
Reason: Vemola Infection
Loss | KO/TKO | Punches
2:13 Round 1 of 3

Cyrille Diabate
11-2-0 15-6-1

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 | Referee: Herb Dean | Walkout Music: Quantize vs. BLT - Monkey and the Rabbit Shoulders
Loss | KO/TKO | Punches
1:56 Round 1 of 3

Antônio Rogério Nogueira
11-1-0 17-3-0

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 | Referee: Steve Mazzagatti | Walkout Music: Jane's Addiction - Stop!
UFC 106 Knockout of the Night
Win | Decision | Unanimous
3 Rounds, 15:00 Total

Steve Cantwell
10-1-0 7-1-0

UFC 97: Redemption
Main Card | Light Heavyweight | 205 lbs

2009.04.18
Odds: -260 (Moderate Favorite) | Weigh-In: 206.0 lbs | Referee: Mario Yamasaki
Win | KO/TKO | Punches
4:15 Round 2 of 3, 9:15 Total

Rameau Thierry Sokoudjou
9-1-0 5-2-0

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 | Referee: Marc Goddard
UFC 89 Knockout of the Night
Win | KO/TKO | Punches
2:07 Round 1 of 3

Jason Lambert
8-1-0 23-7-0

UFC 85: Bedlam
Preliminary Card | Light Heavyweight | 205 lbs

2008.06.07
Odds: +123 (Near Even) | Weigh-In: 204.0 lbs | Referee: Herb Dean
Loss | Disqualificaton | Foul
1:51 Round 1 of 3

James Irvin
8-0-0 12-4-0

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 | Referee: Steve Mazzagatti
Win | KO/TKO | Knee

James Damien Stelly

Texas Regional

2007.09.01
Win | Submission | Kicks

Wagner Ribeiro

Sao Paulo Regional

2006.12.09
Win | KO/TKO | Punches

Joao Assis

Sao Paulo Regional

2006.11.30
Win | KO/TKO

Thiago Cardoso Capataz

Mega Fight

2006.10.21
Win | KO/TKO | Punches

Mauricio Menegueti

Sao Paulo Regional

2006.09.16
Win | KO/TKO | Punches

Gilson Ricardo

Predador FC

2006.08.11
Win | KO/TKO

Maurice Igor

Sao Paulo Regional

2006.07.22
Win | KO/TKO | Retired

Andre Gustavo

Sao Paulo Regional

2006.05.28
No Contest

Marcelo Alfaya

Sao Paulo Regional

2005.11.05

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