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"Buscape"

18-6-0

Luiz Firmino

Luiz "Buscape" Firmino

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  • Given Name: Luiz Firmino Carvalho
  • MMA Record: 18-6-0 (Win-Loss-Draw)
  • Nickname: Buscape
  • Current Streak: 5 Wins
  • Age: 33 | Date of Birth: 1982.03.18
  • Last Fight: June 21, 2014 in WSOF
  • Weight Class: Lightweight | Last Weigh-In: 155.2 lbs
  • Affiliation: American Top Team
  • Height: 5'8" (173cm) | Reach: 69.5" (177cm)
  • Career Disclosed Earnings: $16,000 USD
  • Born: Joao Pessoa, Paraiba, Brazil
  • Fighter Pages: Sherdog  |  Wikipedia  |  The UG
  • Fighting out of: Coconut Creek, Florida
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Record by Year and By Promotion

Pro Results Opponent Event Date
Win | Decision | Unanimous
3 Rounds, 15:00 Total

Tyson Griffin
17-6-0 16-7-0

WSOF 10: Branch vs. Taylor
Main Card | Lightweight | 155 lbs

2014.06.21
Odds: -155 (Slight Favorite) | Disclosed Pay: $14,000 ($7K Base, $7K Bonus) | Weigh-In: 155.2 lbs | Referee: Steve Mazzagatti
Win | Decision | Unanimous
3 Rounds, 15:00 Total

Jacob Volkmann
16-6-0 16-4-0

WSOF 6: Burkman vs. Carl
Preliminary Card | Lightweight | 155 lbs

2013.10.26
Odds: +205 (Moderate Underdog) Upset Victory | Weigh-In: 156.0 lbs | Referee: Troy Waugh
Win | Decision | Unanimous
5 Rounds, 25:00 Total

Luis Palomino
15-6-0 20-7-0

CFA 9: Firmino vs. Palomino
Main Event | Title Challenge | Lightweight | 155

2013.01.19
Weigh-In: 154.75 lbs | Referee: Jorge Alonzo
Win | Decision | Unanimous
3 Rounds, 15:00 Total

Toby Imada
14-6-0 30-16-0

CFA 8: Araujo vs. Bradley
Co-Main Event | Lightweight | 155 lbs

2012.10.06
Win | Submission | Choke
4:31 Round 1 of 3

Johnavan Vistante
13-6-0 3-1-0

CFA 7: Palomino vs. Cavalcante
Main Card | Lightweight | 155 lbs

2012.06.30
Weigh-In: 152.25 lbs | Referee: James Warring
Loss | Decision | Unanimous
3 Rounds, 15:00 Total

John Alessio
13-5-0 32-14-0

Superior Cage Combat 3: Alessio vs. Firmino
Main Event | Lightweight | 155 lbs

2011.11.04
Disclosed Pay: $2,000 Base | Weigh-In: 155.0 lbs | Referee: Steve Mazzagatti
Loss | Submission | Leglock

Francisco Trinaldo

Bitetti Combat

2010.02.25
Win | Decision | Unanimous

Ryan Healy

Florida Regional

2009.09.04
Loss | Decision | Unanimous
2 Rounds, 15:00 Total

Tatsuya Kawajiri
12-3-0 21-4-2

Dream 3: Lightweight GP 2008 Second Round
Main Card | Tournament Quarterfinal | 70 kg

2008.05.11
Odds: +314 (Moderate Underdog) | Weigh-In: 154.0 lbs | Referee: Daisuke Noguchi
Win | Submission | Choke
7:37 Round 1 of 2

Kazuyuki Miyata
11-3-0 5-6-0

Dream 1: Lightweight GP 2008 First Round
Main Card | Tournament Round of 16 | 70 kg

2008.03.15
Odds: -226 (Moderate Favorite) | Referee: Moritaka Oshiro
Win | Decision | Unanimous
2 Rounds, 15:00 Total

Nobuhiro Obiya
10-3-0 9-1-1

Pride Bushido 13: Bushido Survival Finals
Main Card | Lightweight | 73 kg

2006.11.05
Odds: -205 (Moderate Favorite) | Referee: Daisuke Noguchi
Loss | Decision | Unanimous
2 Rounds, 15:00 Total

Tatsuya Kawajiri
10-2-0 14-2-2

Pride Bushido 8
Main Card | Lightweight | 73 kg

2005.07.17
Referee: Daisuke Noguchi
Loss | Decision | Split
2 Rounds, 15:00 Total

Luiz Azeredo
10-1-0 7-3-0

Pride Bushido 6
Main Card | Lightweight | 73 kg

2005.04.03
Weigh-In: 158.7 lbs | Referee: Daisuke Noguchi
Win | Decision | Unanimous
2 Rounds, 15:00 Total

Masakazu Imanari
9-1-0 5-2-1

Pride Bushido 5
Main Card | Lightweight | 73 kg

2004.10.14
Win | Submission | Choke
2:52 Round 1 of 2

Hiroyuki Abe
8-1-0 5-3-2

Pride Bushido 4
Main Card | Lightweight | 73 kg

2004.07.19
Win | Submission | Armlock

Rafles la Rose

Shooto Europe

2004.02.26
Win | Submission | Punches

Devanir Marques

Bahia Regional

2003.12.20
Win | Decision | Unanimous

Kohei Yasumi

Shooto

2003.09.05
Win | Submission | Armlock

Tom Kirk

Shooto

2003.05.21
Win | Decision | Unanimous

Musail Allaudinov

M-1 Global

2003.04.06
Win | KO/TKO | Punches

Sergei Bytchkov

M-1 Global

2002.04.26
Loss | Decision

Eli Soares

Pernambuco Regional

2000.05.27
Win | Submission

Reginaldo Santana

Pernambuco Regional

2000.05.27
Win | Decision | Unanimous

Sergei Bytchkov

Pernambuco Regional

2000.05.27

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