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Gleison Tibau vs. Rafaello Oliveira

Preliminary Card | Lightweight · 155 lbs | MMA

Gleison Tibau defeats Rafaello Oliveira via Submission at 3:28 of Round 2

Mmaweekly large Gleison Tibau
Mmaweekly large Rafaello "Tractor" Oliveira

Tibau
Submission
Round 2

24-7-0   Pro Record At Fight   15-4-0
Climbed to 25-7   Record After Fight   Fell to 15-5
-460 (Heavy Favorite)   Betting Odds   +360 (Moderate Underdog)
Br Brazil   Nationality   Br Brazil
Coconut Creek, Florida   Fighting out of   Whippany, New Jersey
27 years, 10 months, 4 days   Age at Fight   29 years, 4 months, 2 days
155.0 lbs (70.3 kgs)   Weigh-In Result   155.0 lbs (70.3 kgs)
5'10" (178cm)   Height   5'8" (173cm)
71.0" (180cm)   Reach   71.5" (182cm)
American Top Team   Gym   AMA Fight Club
UFC 130
  • Bout Information
  • Event: UFC 130: Rampage vs Hamill
  • Date: Saturday 05.28.2011 at 09:00 PM ET
  • Referee: Kim Winslow
  • Venue: MGM Grand Garden Arena
  • Enclosure: Octagon
  • Location: Las Vegas, Nevada, United States
  • Bout Billing: Preliminary Card (fight 3 of 10)
  • Pro/Am: Professional
  • Weight: 155 lbs (70.3 kg)
  • TV Commentary: Mike Goldberg, Joe Rogan
  • Broadcast: Aired Live on Prelims
  • Post-Fight Interviewer: Joe Rogan
  • Tibau Total Disclosed Pay: $120,000
  • Oliveira Total Disclosed Pay: $10,000
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Tibau vs. Oliveira Wiki Update Wiki

Gleison Tibau took on late replacement Rafaello Oliveira in the third bout of UFC 130, live on Facebook.com.


Two of the bigger lightweights in the division, the men jousted early until Tibau broke through with an early takedown. Oliveira quickly reversed out of the position and the men returned to their feet. Another takedown from Tibau shortly thereafter but Oliveira is accounting himself well on the bottom, working quickly out of trouble. The fight is close on the feet but round one goes to Tibau on account of his takedowns.


The second round is a carbon copy of the first until a short left hand from Tibau stuns Oliveira against the cage, and Tibau quickly follows up with heavy shots against his helpless foe. Oliveira survives for another brief few moments, but Tibau seizes his back and secures the Rear Naked Choke for a clean and impressive victory in what was a close fight only moments before.


The winner is Gleison Tibau via Rear Naked Choke in round two, for his ninth win in the Octagon.

Last updated 09.26.2012, 11:42 PM ET
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Tibau vs. Oliveira Fight Predictions

Tapology Community Predictions: 646  
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Oliveira
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Tibau
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Tibau vs. Oliveira Fighter Tweets

If fighters from this bout were talking on Twitter before or after the fight, this is where you can find it. Below are all the Tweets we've recorded near the date of the bout.

Obrigado pelas mensagens de apoio galera! Thanks all friends here!!
2 days
after
Back to Miami....Voltando pra Miami..Boa essa foto, olha só minha cara, aahahaha, feliz da vida! http://twitpic.com/54l23b
1 day
after
Gleison Tibau UFC 130 Post-Fight Interview - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xy5EQjjHNxU
16 hours
after
Assessoria : Entrevista de Gleison Tibau após a luta no UFC 130 - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xy5EQjjHNxU
16 hours
after
La sumisión de la noche cortesía de este caballero @TibauATT #UFC130 http://yfrog.com/h6ex6nhj
16 hours
after
Esporte na tela - http://www.esportenatela.com.br/noticia/ufc-130-gleison-tibau-vence-rafaello-trator-em-duelo-brasileiro-70137.html
16 hours
after
Gleison Tibau UFC 130 Post-Fight Interview - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xy5EQjjHNxU
6 hours
after
Gleison Tibau UFC 130 Post-Fight Interview - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xy5EQjjHNxU
6 hours
after
Assessoria : Entrevista de Gleison Tibau após a luta no UFC 130 - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xy5EQjjHNxU
6 hours
after
No chão....já era! On the top! http://twitpic.com/53xq3r
6 hours
after
Na foto, quebrando tudo.... It´s Rock man !!! http://twitpic.com/53xpaf
6 hours
after
Na foto, horas antes da luta, aquecimento forte pra vencer mais uma batalha. http://twitpic.com/53xomi
6 hours
after
Press Assistant : Tibau thanks all the fans for their love and support in the fight - On te facebook - http://www.facebook.com/gleisontibau
5 hours
after
http://www.bloodyelbow.com/2011/5/28/2194989/ufc-130-results-gleison-tibau-vs-rafaello-oliveira
5 hours
after
Tibau Chokes Out Oliveira -http://mmaggregate.wordpress.com/2011/05/28/tibau-chokes-out-oliveira/
5 hours
after
SPORTV - http://sportv.globo.com/site/eventos/combate/noticia/2011/05/gleison-tibau-vence-luta-nordestina-no-card-preliminar-do-ufc-130.html
5 hours
after
Assessoria: Gleison agradece a todos os fãs pelo apoio na vitória. Obs: A UFC nos passou o horário errado da luta, desculpem-nos.
4 hours
after
Assessoria (Correção) : A luta do Gleison será transmitida entre 22h e 22h30min
3 hours
after
Assessoria - Link direto para a luta do Gleison - http://www.facebook.com/home.php?sk=group_122359757835170#!/UFC?sk=app_4949752878
3 hours
after
Assessoria :Link direto para a luta do Gleison - http://www.facebook.com/home.php?sk=group_122359757835170#!/UFC?sk=app_4949752878
3 hours
after
Assessoria : Link direto para a luta do Gleison - http://www.facebook.com/home.php?sk=group_122359757835170#!/UFC?sk=app_4949752878
3 hours
after
Photos UFC 130 (yesterday) - http://www.ufc.com/media/ufc-130-weigh-in-photo-gallery?changeRegion=4
3 hours
after
UFC Fight 130 - Gleison Tibau x Rafaello Trator - http://www.facebook.com/ufc
3 hours
after
Assessoria : A luta do Gleison será por volta das 21h30min/22h - http://www.facebook.com/ufc
3 hours
after
Assessoria : A luta do Gleison será por volta das 21h30min/22h
2 hours
after
Amanhã a batalha vai ser boa...dois nordestinos no tatame. Quem ganhar leva o saco de farinha pra casa...kkkk http://twitpic.com/53hg1y
15 hours
before
Só no osso, olha que loucura essa foto! Perder 18 kg em 3 semanas? só eu mesmo... http://twitpic.com/53h69l
16 hours
before
Friends on photo! Crazy...http://www.twitpic.com/53h2cs (Galera amiga..)
16 hours
before
Gazeta do Oeste - http://www.gazetadooeste.com.br/index.php?area=exibir_noticia&id=777
16 hours
before
UFC 130: Gleison Tibau vs Rafaello Oliveira: Weigh-In + Face-Off - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=y1ApMEIRz8s
16 hours
before
UFC - http://www.ufc.com/media/130-FACEBOOK-INTV?changeRegion=4
1 day
before
ESPN - http://www.espbr.com/noticias/gleison-tibau-enfrenta-lutador-pernambucano-no-ufc-130/relacionadas
1 day
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Tô colocando fotos novas no Facebook, quem quiser me adicionar, ta aí - http://www.facebook.com/gleisontibau
2 days
before
Jornal do RN - http://ptarcisio.blogspot.com/2011/05/potiguar-e-pernambucano-vao-se.html
2 days
before
UFC News - http://www.ufc.com/news/Tibau-Ready-to-surprise-the-skeptics?changeRegion=4
2 days
before
Galera, só não se esqueçam q a minha luta vai passar somente no Facebook/UFC. fiquem ligados nisso...e divulgue pros outros..
3 days
before
UFC 130 (RBS) - http://wp.clicrbs.com.br/nomundodaslutas/2011/05/25/ufc-130-no-sabado-agora-com-duelo-entre-brasileiros/?topo=2,1,1,,,e171
3 days
before
Mas não é noiva não, é esposa mesmo...rs....
3 days
before
Saiu no jornal Hoje em Dia - http://migre.me/4DEDB "Noiva ajuda lutador brasileiro a perder peso para combate"
3 days
before
MMA News - http://www.mmabyneko.com.br/?p=6937
3 days
before
Matéria do Site da TV Record (R7) - http://migre.me/4DEqR - "Brasileiro escalado para o UFC 130 conta com ajuda da noiva pra perder 18kg".
3 days
before
MMA Brazil - http://www.mmabrazil.com.br/2011/05/rafaello-oliveira-e-gleison-tibau-fazem-confronto-brasileiro-no-ufc-130/
4 days
before
Galera que tá perguntando sobre a luta, aqui está o link pra assistir sábado à noite - http://www.facebook.com/UFC
4 days
before
Várias matérias saindo essa semana - http://www.sidneyrezende.com/noticia/130384+gleison+tibau+esta+confirmado+para+o+ufc+130
4 days
before
@mikebrownmma Valeu Mike
4 days
before
Tractor no meu caminho? Vamos quebrar...http://www.graciemag.com/en/2011/05/the-tractor-on-course-for-tibau/
5 days
before
É pra suar mesmo. Olha só minha cara de loco, muito cansado! Agora só falta perder 3 kg até sexta-feira. Vamo lá! http://twitpic.com/51q5lg
5 days
before
Revista Tatame - http://www.tatame.com.br/2011/05/21/Pitbull-e-Tibau-treinam-duro-para-o-UFC-130
6 days
before
Correndo atrás do tempo, tá chegando a hora.... http://twitpic.com/51bcju
6 days
before
Passeando em DelRay Beach neste sábado. Cidade que fica perto da onde moro.. http://twitpic.com/517wb1
6 days
before
Tô ficando magrinho de novo, já perdi 12kg em 2 semanas...agora falta 6kg. http://twitpic.com/50ri0b
7 days
before
Rafaello Oliveira faz combate nordestino contra Tibau no UFC 130 http://glo.bo/mzqNvn #ge3
8 days
before
UFC 130: Gleison Tibau vs Bart Palaszewski booked for May 28 with Cody McKenzie injured http://t.co/XCe0w2Q
10 days
before
Check out: Gleison Tibau Replaces Cody McKenzie, Will Face Bart Palaszewski at UFC 130 http://t.co/B4xkdmH via @AOL
10 days
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Gleison Tibau http://t.co/VNIdMSc via @takedownbr
10 days
before
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