Pro MMA Record

"Cara de Sapato"

15-5-0

Antônio Carlos Júnior

Antônio Carlos "Cara de Sapato" Júnior

Fighter Details

  • Name: Antônio Carlos Júnior
  • Pro MMA Record: 15-5-0, 2 NC (Win-Loss-Draw)
  • Nickname: Cara de Sapato
  • Current Streak: 5 Wins
  • Age: 1990-03-16 | Date of Birth: 1990.03.16
  • Last Fight: June 17, 2022 in PFL
  • Weight Class: Light Heavyweight | Last Weigh-In: 205.8 lbs
  • Affiliation: American Top Team
  • Height: 6'2" (188cm) | Reach: 79.0" (201cm)
  • Career Disclosed Earnings: $273,000 USD
  • Born: Joao Pessoa, Paraiba, Brazil
  • Fighting out of: Salvador, Bahia, Brazil
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Antonio Carlos Junior started training MMA in 2005. He holds a black belt and BJJ and is a World Champion / Brazilian Champion / Pan American Champion at Jiu Jitsu.


He would compete on the The Ultimate Fighter: Brazil 3 and was the first pick for Wanderlei Silva's team. He would go on to win the heavyweight season.


The Ultimate Fighter: Brazil 3

Episode 1 Júnior def. Guilherme Viana by TKO (punches) in Round 1

Episode 4 Júnior def. Edgar Castaldelli Filho by TKO (punches) in Round 1

Episode 11 Júnior def. Marcos Rogério de Lima by Submission (rear-naked choke) in Round 1
The Ultimate Fighter Brazil 3 Finale  Junior Def. Vitor Miranda by Unanimous Decision

Last updated 02.29.2016, 11:49 AM ET
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