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"Pezão"

12-7-0

Vinny Magalhães

Vinny "Pezão" Magalhães

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  • Given Name: Vinicius Magalhães
  • MMA Record: 12-7-0, 1 NC (Win-Loss-Draw)
  • Nickname: Pezão
  • Current Streak: 2 Wins
  • Age: 30 | Date of Birth: 1984.07.02
  • Last Fight: September 26, 2014 in TFC
  • Weight Class: Light Heavyweight | Last Weigh-In: 205.0 lbs
  • Affiliation: Xtreme Couture
  • Height: 6'3" (191cm) | Reach: 75.0" (191cm)
  • Career Disclosed Earnings: $21,500 USD
  • Born: Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
  • Fighter Pages: Sherdog  |  Wikipedia  |  The UG
  • Fighting out of: Las Vegas, Nevada
  • Personal Pages: Twitter  |  Facebook

Gyms & Affiliations

Vinny Magalhães Wiki Update Wiki

Vinicius Magalhaes is a 2n degree black belt in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu under Royler Gracie. He received two bronze medals at ADCC in 2009 for Absolute and under 99kg divisions with notable wins over Marcio Cruz, Glover Teixeira, Dean Lister and Chris Weidman. In 2011 Vinny would compete in the over 99kg division and defeat reigning champ Fabricio Werdum by points in the final earning himself gold.

Vinny competed in the 8th season of the Ultimate Fighter making his way to the final against Ryan Bader where he would lose in the first round. He would follow that loss up with a loss to Eliot Marshall leading to him being cut from the promotion. He would fight for some smaller promotions going 4-1 before being signed to M-1 Global. After winning his first fight for the promotion he would fight for the vacant M-1 Light Heavyweight title submitting Viktor Nemkov by gogoplata. He would successfully defend his belt once before contract disputes with M-1.

Vinny would eventually be able to sign back with the UFC and in his return fight earned his first victory in the octagon with a second round submission over Igor Pokrajac. In his next bout however he would lose a Unanimous Decision to Phil Davis. Davis the wrestler decided to play it smart and not play on the ground with Vinny using his strikes to earn the nod.

In November 2012, Vinny was awarded his black belt from Eddie Bravo of 10th Planet Jiu-Jitsu


The Ultimate Fighter 8

Episode 1 Magalhaes def. Lance Evans by TKO at 0:34 of Round 1

Episode 7 Magalhaes def. Jules Bruchez by Armbar at 3:25 of Round 1

Episode 12 Magalhaes def. Krzysztof Soszynski by Armbar at 3:45 of Round 1

The Ultimate Fighter 8 Finale Ryan Bader def. Magalhaes by TKO at 2:18 of Round 1

Last updated 04.11.2014, 10:29 AM ET
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Vinny Magalhães MMA Fight Record

Record by Year and By Promotion

Pro Results Opponent Event Date
Cancelled Bout Matt Hamill WSOF 20 2015.04.10
Reason: Magalhães Contract Issues
Win | Submission | Choke
0:36 Round 4 of 5, 15:36 Total

Jason Brilz
11-7-0 22-5-1

Titan FC 30: Brilz vs. Magalhaes
Main Event | Vacant Title | Light Heavyweight | 205

2014.09.26
Odds: -165 (Slight Favorite) | Weigh-In: 205.0 lbs | Referee: Kerry Hatley
Cancelled Bout Dustin Jacoby Titan FC 29 2014.08.22
Reason: Magalhaes Minor Injury
Win | Submission | Choke

Jorge Gonzales

Xtreme Kombat

2014.07.19
Cancelled Bout Jason Brilz Titan FC 28 2014.05.16
Reason: Magalhaes Staph Infection
Cancelled Bout Jeff Monson GWC 2 2013.11.09
Reason: Event Cancelled
Loss | KO/TKO | Punches
0:14 Round 1 of 3

Anthony Perosh
10-6-0 13-7-0

UFC 163: Aldo vs. Korean Zombie
Preliminary Card | Light Heavyweight | 205 lbs

2013.08.03
Odds: -500 (Heavy Favorite) Upset Defeat | Weigh-In: 205.0 lbs | Referee: Mario Yamasaki
#45 Best MMA Knockout of the Year 2013
UFC 163 Knockout of the Night
Loss | Decision | Unanimous
3 Rounds, 15:00 Total

Phil Davis
10-5-0 10-1-0

UFC 159: Jones vs. Sonnen
Main Card | Light Heavyweight | 205 lbs

2013.04.27
Odds: +250 (Moderate Underdog) | Disclosed Pay: $8,000 Base | Weigh-In: 205.5 lbs | Referee: Dan Miragliotta
Win | Submission | Armlock
1:14 Round 2 of 3, 6:14 Total

Igor Pokrajac
9-5-0 25-8-0

UFC 152: Jones vs. Belfort
Preliminary Card | Light Heavyweight | 205 lbs

2012.09.22
Odds: +135 (Slight Underdog) | Weigh-In: 204.8 lbs | Referee: Dan Miragliotta
#24 Best MMA Submission of the Year 2012
Win | KO/TKO | Strikes
1:13 Round 3 of 5, 11:13 Total

Mikhail Zayats
8-5-0 14-5-0

M-1 Challenge 27: Grishim vs. Garner
Main Event | Title Defense | Light HW | 205 lbs

2011.10.14
Odds: -490 (Heavy Favorite) | Disclosed Pay: $5,500 Base | Weigh-In: 204.0 lbs | Referee: Al Guinee
Win | Submission | Choke
1:40 Round 3 of 5, 11:40 Total

Viktor Nemkov
7-5-0 11-3-0

M-1 Challenge 25: Zavurov vs Magumedov 2
Co-Main Event | Vacant Title | Light Heavyweight | 205

2011.04.28
Weigh-In: 204.0 lbs
#70 Greatest Submission of All Time
#24 Best MMA Submission of the Year 2011
Win | KO/TKO | Punches
1:47 Round 1 of 3

Jake Doerr
6-5-0 6-0-0

M-1 Challenge 24: Damkovsky vs. Figueroa
Main Card | Light Heavyweight | 205 lbs

2011.03.25
Weigh-In: 204.4 lbs | Referee: Todd McGovern
Win | Submission | Armlock

Damien Knight

Millennium Events

2011.01.29
Win | Submission | Choke
1:10 Round 2 of 3, 6:10 Total

Alihan Magomedov
4-5-0 5-2-0

M-1 Challenge 22: Narkun vs. Vasilevsky
Main Card | Light Heavyweight | 205 lbs

2010.12.10
Weigh-In: 204.0 lbs | Referee: Viktor Korneev
Loss | Decision | Unanimous

Pedro Galiza

Shark Fights

2010.03.20
Win | Submission | Armlock

Mike Nickels

Ring of Fire

2009.12.04
Win | Submission | Choke

Chris Davis

Carolina Fight Promotions

2009.10.24
Loss | Decision | Unanimous
3 Rounds, 15:00 Total

Eliot Marshall
2-3-0 6-1-0

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

2009.04.18
Odds: -143 (Slight Favorite) | Weigh-In: 204.0 lbs | Referee: Yves Lavigne
Loss | KO/TKO | Punches
2:18 Round 1 of 3

Ryan Bader
2-2-0 7-0-0

The Ultimate Fighter 8 Finale
Co-Main Event | Tournament Finals | 205 lbs

2008.12.13
Odds: -238 (Moderate Favorite) Upset Defeat | Disclosed Pay: $8,000 Base | Weigh-In: 205.0 lbs | Referee: Herb Dean
Loss | Submission

Raphael Davis

California Regional

2008.03.07
Win | Submission | Armlock

Luis Ojeda

Mexico Regional

2008.01.26
Win | Submission | Armlock

Adolfo de la Torre

Mexico Regional

2007.11.16
Loss | Decision | Unanimous

George Bush

Ohio Regional

2007.05.19
No Contest

Chris Larkin

Ohio Regional

2006.11.11

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