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Charles Rosa

Charles "Boston Strong" Rosa
  • Name: Charles Rosa
  • MMA Record: 11-3-0 (Win-Loss-Draw)
  • Nickname: Boston Strong
  • Current Streak: 1 Loss
  • Age: 31 | Date of Birth: 1986.08.24
  • Last Fight: April 08, 2017 in UFC
  • Weight Class: Featherweight | Last Weigh-In: 145.2 lbs
  • Affiliation: American Top Team
  • Height: 5'9" (175cm) | Reach: 69.0" (175cm)
  • Career Disclosed Earnings: $194,000 USD
  • Born: Peabody, Massachusetts
  • Fighter Pages: Sherdog  |  Wikipedia  |  The UG
  • Fighting out of: Boynton Beach, Florida
  • Personal Pages: Twitter  |  Facebook

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Charles Rosa MMA Fight Record

Record by Year and By Promotion

Pro Results Opponent Event Date
Cancelled Bout Mizuto Hirota UFC UFN 117 2017.09.22
Reason: Hirota pulled by UFC after failed weight cut
Loss | KO/TKO | Punches
1:59 Round 3 of 3, 11:59 Total

Us Shane Burgos
11-2-0 8-0-0

Us UFC 210: Cormier vs. Johnson 2
Preliminary Card | Featherweight | 145 lbs

2017.04.08
Odds: +195 (Moderate Underdog) | Disclosed Pay: $50,000 Fight/Night | Weigh-In: 145.2 lbs (65.9 kgs) | Referee: Todd Anderson
#32 Best MMA Fight of the Year for 2017
UFC 210 Fight of the Night
Cancelled Bout Jimy Hettes UFC UFN 81 2016.01.17
Reason: Hettes Injury
Win | Decision | Unanimous
3 Rounds, 15:00 Total

Us Kyle Bochniak
10-2-0 6-0-0

Us UFC Fight Night 81: Dillashaw vs. Cruz
Preliminary Card | Featherweight | 145 lbs

2016.01.17
Odds: -245 (Moderate Favorite) | Disclosed Pay: $24,000 ($12K Base, $12K Bonus) | Weigh-In: 145.5 lbs (66.0 kgs) | Referee: Gary Forman
Cancelled Bout Augusto Mendes UFC UFN 81 2016.01.17
Reason: Mendes Rib Injury
Loss | Decision | Split
3 Rounds, 15:00 Total

Mx Yair Rodriguez
10-1-0 5-1-0

Mx UFC 188: Velasquez vs. Werdum
Main Card | Featherweight | 145 lbs

2015.06.13
Odds: -215 (Moderate Favorite) Upset Defeat | Disclosed Pay: $50,000 Fight/Night | Weigh-In: 145.0 lbs (65.8 kgs) | Referee: Mario Yamasaki
#24 Best MMA Fight of the Year for 2015
UFC 188 Fight of the Night
Win | Submission
4:43 Round 3 of 3, 14:43 Total

Us Sean Soriano
9-1-0 8-2-0

Us UFC Fight Night 59: McGregor vs. Siver
Preliminary Card | Featherweight | 145 lbs

2015.01.18
Odds: -140 (Slight Favorite) | Disclosed Pay: $20,000 ($10K Base, $10K Bonus) | Weigh-In: 145.0 lbs (65.8 kgs) | Referee: Kevin Macdonald
#34 Best MMA Submission of the Year 2015
Loss | Decision | Unanimous
3 Rounds, 15:00 Total

De Dennis Siver
9-0-0 21-9-0

Se UFC Fight Night 53: Nelson vs. Story
Preliminary Card | Featherweight | 145 lbs

2014.10.04
Odds: +230 (Moderate Underdog) | Disclosed Pay: $50,000 Fight/Night | Weigh-In: 146.0 lbs (66.2 kgs) | Referee: Kristian Hacklou | Walkout Music: Dropkick Murphys - I'm Shipping Up To Boston
#26 Best MMA Fight of the Year for 2014
UFC Fight Night 53 Fight of the Night
Win | Submission | Armlock
3:36 Round 1 of 3

Us Jake Constant
8-0-0 4-4-0

Us CES 25
Main Card | Catchweight | 149 lbs

2014.08.08
Odds: -705 (Huge Favorite) | Weigh-In: 146.5 lbs (66.5 kgs) | Referee: Kevin MacDonald
Cancelled Bout Nick Gonzalez CES 25 2014.08.08
Win | Submission | Armlock
3:25 Round 1 of 3

Us Brylan Van Artsdalen
7-0-0 8-9-0

Us CES 22
Main Card | Featherweight | 145 lbs

2014.03.14
Weigh-In: 145.0 lbs (65.8 kgs)
Win | KO/TKO | Strikes
2:08 Round 2 of 3, 7:08 Total

Us Keith Richardson
6-0-0 9-5-0

Us Fight Lab 35: Misery Loves Company 6
Main Event | Lightweight | 155 lbs

2014.02.08
Referee: Donnie Jessup
Win | Submission
3:03 Round 1 of 3

Us Ralph Johnson
5-0-0 6-8-0

Us CES 20
Main Card | Welterweight | 170 lbs

2013.12.06
Weigh-In: 169.0 lbs (76.7 kgs)
Win | Submission | Choke
1:39 Round 1 of 3

Us Steve McCabe
4-0-0 6-13-0

Us CES 19: Rise Or Fall
Co-Main Event | Lightweight | 155 lbs

2013.10.04
Weigh-In: 152.5 lbs (69.2 kgs)
Win | KO/TKO
0:46 Round 1 of 3

Us Silvester Murataj
3-0-0 0-1-0

Us CES 18: Gold Rush
Main Card | Welterweight | 170 lbs

2013.08.09
Win | Submission | Choke
3:26 Round 1 of 3

Us Aaron Steadman
2-0-0 2-2-0

Us CFA 11: Kyle vs. Wiuff 2
Preliminary Card | Lightweight | 155 lbs

2013.05.24
Weigh-In: 154.5 lbs (70.1 kgs)
Win | KO/TKO | Punches
3:52 Round 1 of 3

Us Jayson Jones
1-0-0 4-4-0

Us CFA 9: Firmino vs. Palomino
Main Card | Lightweight | 155 lbs

2013.01.19
Weigh-In: 153.5 lbs (69.6 kgs) | Referee: Jorge Alonzo
Cancelled Bout Ibrahim Tody Fight Time 12 2012.11.02
Win | Submission | Armlock
1:56 Round 1 of 3

Us Hauley Tillman
0-0-0 0-1-1

Us Fight Time 11: Unfinished Business
Main Card | Catchweight | 158 lbs

2012.08.24
Weigh-In: 150.8 lbs (68.4 kgs) | Referee: Jorge Alonso
Amateur Results Opponent Event Date
Win | Submission
1:18 Round 2 of 3, 4:18 Total

Us Fernando Tovar
10-2-0 0-0-0

Us Rise of a Warrior 6
Main Event | Lightweight

2012.04.21
Loss | Submission | Choke
0:49 Round 1 of 3

Us Jacob Brunelle
10-1-0 0-0-0

Us Georgia Regional
Main Card | Title Match | Lightweight | 155 lbs

2012.03.03
Referee: George Allen
Win | Decision | Unanimous
3 Rounds, 9:00 Total

Us Chad Livingston
9-1-0 0-0-0

Us ROAW
Main Event | Title Match | Featherweight | 145 lbs

2012.02.11
Win | Submission

Us Steven Ade

Us Fight Time

2011.12.08
Win | KO/TKO

Us Trey Harris

Us ROAW

2011.10.22
Win | Submission | Choke

Us Jonathan Cobb

Us Georgia Regional

2011.10.01
Win | Decision | Unanimous

Us Matt Janzer

Us Florida Regional

2011.08.17
Win | Submission

Lorenzo Golston

Us Florida Regional

2011.07.27
Loss | Decision | Split

Us Kevin Smith

Us ROAW

2011.04.02
Win | Submission

Danny Venter

Us ROAW

2011.02.12
Win | Decision | Unanimous

Us Vince McGuiness

Us Florida Regional

2010.10.02
Win | Submission

Us Andrew Holmon

Us South Carolina Regional

2010.09.18
Win | Submission | Choke

Qays Stekevich

Us Tennessee Regional

2010.08.11

Charles Rosa Wiki Update Wiki

Charles Rosa began his training around 2008 when he went into what he thought was a boxing gym. He instantly fell in love with MMA. He is currently a brown belt in Jiu Jitsu under Ricardo Liborio. He has won multiple belts as an amateur mostly in Florida and has over 20 wins in amateur mma and kickboxing. He has fought mostly for CES MMA and had finished all of his opponents en route to a 9-0 professional record.

He would get the call up from the UFC but would face a tough test against UFC vet Dennis Siver in his first bout. He would lose a decision but managed to pick up a Fight of the Night bonus for his efforts.

Last updated 10.10.2014, 9:16 AM ET
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