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Yan Cabral

Yan Cabral
  • Name: Yan Cabral
  • MMA Record: 13-3-0 (Win-Loss-Draw)
  • Nickname:
  • Current Streak: 1 Win
  • Age: 34 | Date of Birth: 1983.05.13
  • Last Fight: January 06, 2017 in WKG
  • Weight Class: Lightweight | Last Weigh-In: 156.0 lbs
  • Affiliation: Nova União
  • Height: 5'11" (180cm) | Reach: 73.0" (185cm)
  • Career Disclosed Earnings: $10,000 USD
  • Born: Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
  • Fighting out of: Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
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Yan Cabral MMA Fight Record

Record by Year and By Promotion

Pro Results Opponent Event Date
Win | Submission | Choke
1:01 Round 1 of 3

Ru Zalimkhan Yusupov
12-3-0 5-2-0

Cn WKG
Co-Main Event | Lightweight

2017.01.06
Cancelled Bout Shane Young WKG 2017.01.06
Loss | KO/TKO | Punches
1:56 Round 3 of 3, 11:56 Total

Ir Reza Madadi
12-2-0 13-4-0

Nl UFC Fight Night 87: Overeem vs. Arlovski
Preliminary Card | Lightweight | 155 lbs

2016.05.08
Odds: -170 (Slight Favorite) | Weigh-In: 156.0 lbs (70.8 kgs) | Referee: Leon Roberts
Loss | Decision | Unanimous
3 Rounds, 15:00 Total

Us Johnny Case
12-1-0 21-4-0

Br UFC Fight Night 77: Belfort vs. Henderson 3
Preliminary Card | Lightweight | 155 lbs

2015.11.07
Odds: +175 (Slight Underdog) | Weigh-In: 156.0 lbs (70.8 kgs) | Referee: Herb Dean
Cancelled Bout KJ Noons UFC UFN 67 2015.05.30
Reason: Cabral Dengue Fever
Cancelled Bout Mairbek Taisumov UFC on FOX 14 2015.01.24
Reason: Cabral Injury
Win | Submission | Choke
3:06 Round 2 of 3, 8:06 Total

Jp Naoyuki Kotani
11-1-0 33-11-7

Br UFC 179: Aldo vs. Mendes 2
Preliminary Card | Lightweight | 155 lbs

2014.10.25
Odds: -700 (Huge Favorite) | Weigh-In: 156.0 lbs (70.8 kgs) | Referee: Mario Yamasaki
Loss | Decision | Unanimous
3 Rounds, 15:00 Total

Us Zak Cummings
11-0-0 16-3-0

Us UFC Fight Night 40: Brown vs. Silva
Preliminary Card | Welterweight | 170 lbs

2014.05.10
Odds: -600 (Huge Favorite) Upset Defeat | Disclosed Pay: $10,000 Base | Weigh-In: 170.5 lbs (77.3 kgs) | Referee: Keith Peterson
Cancelled Bout Alexander Yakovlev UFC UFN 40 2014.05.10
Reason: Yakovlev to Maia Fight
Win | Decision | Unanimous
3 Rounds, 15:00 Total

Us David Mitchell
10-0-0 12-3-0

Br UFC Fight Night 29: Maia vs. Shields
Preliminary Card | Welterweight | 170 lbs

2013.10.09
Odds: -320 (Moderate Favorite) | Weigh-In: 170.0 lbs (77.1 kgs) | Referee: Mario Yamasaki
Win | Submission | Choke
2:42 Round 2 of 3, 7:42 Total

Jp Kazushi Sakuraba
9-0-0 26-14-1

Jp Dream 17
Main Card | Welterweight | 76 kg

2011.09.24
Odds: -200 (Moderate Favorite) | Weigh-In: 165.3 lbs (75.0 kgs) | Referee: Moritaka Oshiro
Win | Submission | Choke

Rs Djordje Beric

Ch Strength & Honor Championship

2010.04.10
Win | Submission | Armlock

Ru Arbi Agujev

At Austria Regional

2010.01.24
Win | Submission | Shoulder

De Peter Angerer

Ch Strength & Honor Championship

2009.09.26
Win | Submission | Choke

Se Mattias Awad

Se Superior Challenge

2009.05.30
Win | Submission | Choke

Fr Gary Kono

Ch Switzerland Regional

2009.05.02
Win | Submission | Choke

Ro Catalin Ersen

Es Spain Regional

2009.03.22
Win | Submission | Shoulder

Br Francis Guilherme

Br Shooto Brazil

2008.08.30
Win | Submission | Armlock

Gr Christos Petroutsos

Lu Luxembourg Regional

2008.04.05
Win | Submission | Choke

Us Chas Jacquier

Lu Luxembourg Regional

2007.12.22

Yan Cabral Wiki Update Wiki

Yan Cabral is a welterweight fighter who trains out of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.  He appeared on the second installment of The Ultimate Fighter: Brazil.  Before the show and making his UFC debut, Cabral won all of his fights via submission including a notable win over MMA legend Kazushi Sakuraba.


After the impressive 10-0 start to his career, Cabral was selected to be part of The second TUF Brazil in 2013. He was able to win his elimination fight by rear-naked choke and was selected as the fourth overall pick and second pick of Fabrício Werdum.  Cabral also won his next fight in the house against David Vieira with another rear-naked choke, but had to be removed from the tournament due to a broken hand.  He then made his official UFC debut against David Mitchell at UFC Fight Night 29 and was able to stay undefeated by winning a unanimous decision.


At UFC Fight Night: Brown vs. Silva, Cabral was expected to welcome Alexander Yakovlev to the UFC following Yakovlev's win over Paul Daley.  However, Yakovlev was rescheduled and Cabral had to face Zak Cummings on short notice.  Cabral lost via unanimous decision, largely due to Cummings' superior size and wrestling.  Following the first loss of his career, Cabral felt undersized for the welterweight division and moved to lightweight.  He went on to make his lightweight debut five months later, submitting Naoyuki Kotani in the second round.



The Ultimate Fighter: Brazil 2


Episode 2 Cabral def. Ronaldo Silva by Submission (rear-naked choke) in Round 1

Episode 3 Cabral def. David Vieira by Submission (rear-naked choke) in Round 2

Last updated 11.23.2014, 2:20 AM ET
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