Ajax loader

Br

Pro Record


15-8-1

Murilo Bustamante

Murilo Bustamante

Photo Source:  

Mma weekly
  • Name: Murilo Bustamante
  • MMA Record: 15-8-1 (Win-Loss-Draw)
  • Nickname:
  • Current Streak: 1 Win
  • Age: 50 | Date of Birth: 1966.07.30
  • Last Fight: March 31, 2012 in AFC
  • Weight Class: Middleweight | Last Weigh-In: 185.2 lbs
  • Affiliation: Brazilian Top Team
  • Height: 6'1" (186cm) | Reach: N/A
  • Career Disclosed Earnings: $0 USD
  • Born: Brazil
  • Fighter Pages: Sherdog  |  Wikipedia  |  The UG
  • Fighting out of: Rio De Janeiro, Brazil
  • Personal Pages:

Murilo Bustamante Middleweight Ranking History

Tapology Regional Rankings Rankings FAQ

Murilo Bustamante is ineligible for regional rankings due to inactivity.
Fighters must have at least one completed bout in the past two years to be ranked.

Gyms & Affiliations

Murilo Bustamante MMA Fight Record

Record by Year and By Promotion

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

Us Dave Menne
14-8-1 45-16-2

Br Amazon Forest Combat 2
Main Event | Middleweight | 185 lbs

2012.03.31
Weigh-In: 185.2 lbs (84.0 kgs) | Referee: Mario Yamasaki
Loss | KO/TKO | Retired
2:10 Round 2 of 3, 7:10 Total

Us Jesse Taylor
14-7-1 14-6-0

Au Impact FC 2: The Uprising - Sydney
Main Card | Middleweight | 185 lbs

2010.07.17
Weigh-In: 185.0 lbs (83.9 kgs) | Referee: John McCarthy
Loss | Decision | Split
2 Rounds, 15:00 Total

Jp Makoto Takimoto
14-6-1 3-3-0

Jp Yarennoka!: New Years Eve 2007
Main Card | Middleweight | 84 kg

2007.12.31
Odds: -500 (Heavy Favorite) Upset Defeat | Weigh-In: 183.0 lbs (83.0 kgs)
Win | KO/TKO | Punch
3:50 Round 1 of 3

Jp Ryuta Sakurai
13-6-1 14-12-4

Jp Deep 29 Impact
Main Event | 83 kg | 83 kg

2007.04.13
Win | Decision | Unanimous
2 Rounds, 15:00 Total

Kr Dong Sik Yoon
12-6-1 0-3-0

Jp Pride Bushido 13: Bushido Survival Finals
Main Card | Welterweight | 83 kg

2006.11.05
Odds: -500 (Heavy Favorite) | Referee: Samio Kimura
Loss | Decision | Unanimous
2 Rounds, 15:00 Total

Am Amar Suloev
12-5-1 20-5-0

Jp Pride Bushido 11: Bushido Survival
Main Card | Tournament Round of 16 | 83 kg

2006.06.04
Odds: -270 (Moderate Favorite) Upset Defeat | Weigh-In: 183.0 lbs (83.0 kgs) | Referee: Moritaka Oshiro
Loss | Decision | Split
3 Rounds, 15:00 Total

Us Dan Henderson
12-4-1 18-4-0

Jp Pride Shockwave 2005
Main Card | Tournament Finals | 83 kg

2005.12.31
Weigh-In: 183.0 lbs (83.0 kgs) | Referee: Minoru Toyonaga
Win | KO/TKO | Strikes
9:51 Round 1 of 2

Jp Ikuhisa Minowa
10-4-1 30-21-8

Jp Pride Bushido 9
Main Card | Tournament Semifinal | 83 kg

2005.09.25
Weigh-In: 183.0 lbs (83.0 kgs) | Referee: Yuji Shimada
Win | Submission | Armlock
3:20 Round 1 of 2

Jp Masanori Suda
10-4-1 22-10-3

Jp Pride Bushido 9
Main Card | Tournament Quarterfinal | 83 kg

2005.09.25
Weigh-In: 183.0 lbs (83.0 kgs) | Referee: Minoru Toyonaga
Win | Decision | Unanimous
2 Rounds, 15:00 Total

Jp Ryuta Sakurai
9-4-1 11-8-4

Jp Pride Bushido 6
Main Card | Welterweight | 83 kg

2005.04.03
Weigh-In: 180.8 lbs (82.0 kgs) | Referee: Moritaka Oshiro
Loss | Decision | Unanimous
3 Rounds, 20:00 Total

Jp Kazuhiro Nakamura
9-3-1 3-2-0

Jp Pride Final Conflict 2004
Main Card | Middleweight | 93 kg

2004.08.15
Loss | KO/TKO | Punches
0:53 Round 1 of 2

Us Dan Henderson
9-2-1 13-3-0

Jp Pride Final Conflict 2003
Main Card | Tournament Alternate | 93 kg

2003.11.09
Odds: -140 (Slight Favorite) | Referee: Minoru Toyonaga
Loss | Decision | Split
3 Rounds, 20:00 Total

Us Quinton Jackson
9-1-1 17-3-0

Jp Pride Total Elimination 2003
Main Card | Tournament Quarterfinal | 93 kg

2003.08.10
Win | Submission | Choke
1:33 Round 3 of 5, 11:33 Total

Us Matt Lindland
8-1-1 7-0-0

Us UFC 37: High Impact
Main Event | Title Defense | Middleweight | 185

2002.05.10
Weigh-In: 183.0 lbs (83.0 kgs) | Referee: John McCarthy
#94 Greatest Submission of All Time
Win | KO/TKO | Punches
0:44 Round 2 of 5, 5:44 Total

Us Dave Menne
7-1-1 31-7-2

Us UFC 35: Throwdown
Co-Main Event | Title Challenge | Middleweight | 185

2002.01.11
Weigh-In: 182.0 lbs (82.6 kgs) | Referee: John McCarthy
Loss | Decision | Unanimous
3 Rounds, 15:00 Total

Us Chuck Liddell
7-0-1 8-1-0

Us UFC 33: Victory in Vegas
Main Card | Light Heavyweight | 205 lbs

2001.09.28
Odds: +185 (Slight Underdog) | Weigh-In: 199.0 lbs (90.3 kgs) | Referee: John McCarthy
Win | Decision | Unanimous

Jp Sanae Kikuta

Jp Pancrase

2000.10.31
Win | Submission | Choke
0:31 Round 2 of 3, 5:31 Total

Jp Yoji Anjo
5-0-1 0-2-0

Jp UFC 25: Ultimate Japan 3
Co-Main Event | Middleweight | 90 kg

2000.04.14
Weigh-In: 199.0 lbs (90.3 kgs) | Referee: John McCarthy
Win | KO/TKO | Kick

Us Jerry Bohlander

Br Brazil Regional

1997.09.27
Win | KO/TKO | Retired

Au Chris Haseman

Us Alabama Regional

1996.11.22
Draw

Us Tom Erikson

Us Alabama Regional

1996.11.22
Win | Submission | Punches

Br Juan Mott

Us Alabama Regional

1996.11.22
Win | Submission | Choke

Us Joe Charles

Br Brazil Regional

1996.06.24
Win | KO/TKO | Injury

Marcelo Mendes

Br Rio de Janeiro Regional

1991.09.26

Murilo Bustamante Wiki Update Wiki

A CBJJ World Champion in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and a black belt under the legendary Carlson Gracie, Murilo Bustamante began fighting professionally long before the modern mixed martial arts era had begun. His professional debut coming in 1991, Bustamante went unbeaten in his first eight bouts before losing the first fight of his career to future UFC Hall of Famer Chuck Liddell in 2001. Following the loss to Liddell, Bustamante won the UFC Middleweight Championship by defeating Dave Menne, defending it once against Matt Lindland before vacating the title to sign with the Japan-based Pride Fighting Championships in 2002.


During his Pride career, Bustamante fought some of the most accomplished middleweight and light heavyweight fighters in the world before they were stars, including Quinton “Rampage” Jackson and Dan Henderson (twice).


Bustamante retired in 2007 following his seventh career loss, but announced his return to active competition in 2010 after signing with Impact Fighting Championships. He lost his return bout via second round knockout. Bustamante is a respected Jiu-Jitsu and MMA coach, and at his peak was considered one of the world’s very best fighters.

Last updated 09.26.2012, 11:06 PM ET
Wiki Contributors:

Murilo Bustamante News View All

Em 1997, Murilo Bustamante já era um dos principais lutadores de vale tudo do Brasil. Naq... (16 days ago)
Here is the UFC's complete list of its 200 greatest fighters of all-time, which recen... (1 month ago)
No dia 30 de junho a partir das 18h30, a Exclusive Jiu-Jitsu, localizada no Itaim Bibi em... (2 months ago)
Your weekly look at how MMA's big-show veterans are fairing on the regional circuit. ... (3 months ago)
Em 1996, Murilo Bustamante era um dos lutadores de frente do exército do Carlson Gracie T... (3 months ago)
Murilo Bustamante é considerado um dos principais alunos formados pelo saudoso Mestre Car... (3 months ago)
UFC middleweight Vitor Belfort says fighters are "pretty much living in slavery" as a... (4 months ago)
In the buildup to the Eddie Bravo Invitational 6's open weight tournament, Bloody Elb... (4 months ago)
  • MMA Weekly : Paige VanZant UFC on FOX 21 Open Workout Video
  • MMA Weekly : UFC on FOX 21 Fighter Pulled at the Last Minute for Potential Anti-Doping Violation
  • MMAFighting.com : Michael Page vs. Fernando Gonzales added to Bellator event on Nov. 19
  • MMA Weekly : UFC on Fox: Maia vs. Condit Weigh-In Video Replay
  • MMA Weekly : UFC on Fox 21 Road to the Octagon Video: Carlos Condit vs. Demian Maia
  • MMA Weekly : UFC on Fox 21 Road to the Octagon Video: Anthony Pettis vs. Charles Oliveira
  • MMAFighting.com : UFC’s Adam Hunter flagged by USADA, pulled from UFC on FOX 21 fight
  • MMA Weekly : UFC on Fox 21 Road to the Octagon Video: Paige VanZant vs. Bec Rawlings
  • MMA Weekly : UFC on Fox 21 Q&A Replay: Stephen Thompson, Joseph Benavidez and Elias Theodorou
  • MMA Weekly : When Ronda Rousey Returns, It’s Going to Be Biggest UFC Pay-Per-View Ever
  • MMA Weekly : Make Your UFC on FOX 21: Maia vs. Condit Main Card Fight Picks
  • MMAFighting.com : UFC on FOX 21 Q&A with Stephen Thompson, more
  • MMA Weekly : Watch the UFC on Fox: Maia vs. Condit Weigh-in Streaming Live at 7 PM ET
  • MMAFighting.com : Three fights on Patricio Pitbull’s radar: one for ratings, one for revenge and one for redemption
  • MMA Weekly : Watch the UFC on Fox 21 Q&A Featuring Stephen Thompson Live at 5 PM ET
  • MMA Weekly : Dana White Video: Weighing in on Conor McGregor, Ronda Rousey, and Georges St-Pierre
  • MMAFighting.com : Bellator 160 live stream online
  • MMA Weekly : UFC on FOX 21 Early Weigh-in Results: Maia vs. Condit is Official; One Fighter Misses Weight
  • MMAFighting.com : A.J. McKee, Joey Davis take their fights from the streets of Compton to Bellator
  • MMAFighting.com : Valentina Shevchenko signs seven-fight extension with the UFC