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Antônio Carlos Júnior

Antônio Carlos "Cara de Sapato" Júnior
  • Name: Antônio Carlos Júnior
  • MMA Record: 8-2-0, 1 NC (Win-Loss-Draw)
  • Nickname: Cara de Sapato
  • Current Streak: 3 Wins
  • Age: 27 | Date of Birth: 1990.03.16
  • Last Fight: June 03, 2017 in UFC
  • Weight Class: Middleweight | Last Weigh-In: 185.0 lbs
  • Affiliation: Champion Team / Nordeste Jiu-Jitsu
  • Height: 6'1" (185cm) | Reach: 79.0" (201cm)
  • Career Disclosed Earnings: $95,000 USD
  • Born: Joao Pessoa, Paraiba, Brazil
  • Fighter Pages: Sherdog  |  The UG
  • Fighting out of: Salvador, Bahia, Brazil
  • Personal Pages: Facebook

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Antônio Carlos Júnior MMA Fight Record

Record by Year and By Promotion

Pro Results Opponent Event Date
Win | Submission | Choke
3:49 Round 2 of 3, 8:49 Total

Us Eric Spicely
7-2-0 10-1-0

Br UFC 212: Aldo vs. Holloway
Preliminary Card | Middleweight | 185 lbs

2017.06.03
Odds: -280 (Moderate Favorite) | Weigh-In: 185.0 lbs (83.9 kgs) | Referee: John McCarthy
Win | Decision | Unanimous
3 Rounds, 15:00 Total

It Marvin Vettori
6-2-0 11-2-0

Us UFC 207: Nunes vs. Rousey
Preliminary Card | Middleweight | 185 lbs

2016.12.30
Odds: -125 (Slight Favorite) | Disclosed Pay: $42,000 ($21K Base, $21K Bonus) | Weigh-In: 186.0 lbs (84.4 kgs) | Referee: Mark Smith
Win | Submission | Choke
4:46 Round 3 of 3, 14:46 Total

Br Leonardo Guimarães
5-2-0 11-2-0

Us UFC Fight Night 94: Poirier vs. Johnson
Preliminary Card | Middleweight | 185 lbs

2016.09.17
Odds: -265 (Moderate Favorite) | Weigh-In: 185.0 lbs (83.9 kgs) | Referee: Jacob Montalvo
Loss | KO/TKO
1:36 Round 3 of 3, 11:36 Total

Au Daniel Kelly
5-1-0 10-1-0

Au UFC Fight Night 85: Hunt vs. Mir
Main Card | Middleweight | 185 lbs

2016.03.19
Odds: -500 (Heavy Favorite) Upset Defeat | Weigh-In: 186.0 lbs (84.4 kgs) | Referee: Greg Kleynjans
No Contest
0:11 Round 1 of 3

Us Kevin Casey
5-1-0 9-3-0

Us UFC Fight Night 80: Namajunas vs. VanZant
Preliminary Card | Middleweight | 185 lbs

2015.12.10
Odds: -325 (Moderate Favorite) | Disclosed Pay: $19,000 Base | Weigh-In: 185.0 lbs (83.9 kgs) | Referee: Mark Smith
Win | Submission | Choke
4:37 Round 3 of 3, 14:37 Total

Jm Eddie Gordon
4-1-0 7-3-0

Us UFC Fight Night 70: Machida vs. Romero
Main Card | Middleweight | 185 lbs

2015.06.27
Odds: -170 (Slight Favorite) | Disclosed Pay: $34,000 ($17K Base, $17K Bonus) | Weigh-In: 185.0 lbs (83.9 kgs) | Referee: Jorge Alonso
Loss | Decision | Unanimous
3 Rounds, 15:00 Total

Us Patrick Cummins
4-0-0 6-1-0

Br UFC Fight Night 58: Machida vs. Dollaway
Main Card | Light Heavyweight | 205 lbs

2014.12.20
Odds: +125 (Slight Underdog) | Weigh-In: 205.0 lbs (93.0 kgs) | Referee: Mario Yamasaki
Win | Decision | Unanimous
3 Rounds, 15:00 Total

Br Vitor Miranda
3-0-0 9-3-0

Br UFC Fight Night: Miocic vs. Maldonado
Main Card | Tournament Finals | 265 lbs

2014.05.31
Odds: -205 (Moderate Favorite) | Weigh-In: 212.0 lbs (96.2 kgs) | Referee: Herb Dean
Win | Submission | Armlock

Br Edinaldo Novaes

Br Bahia Regional

2013.10.26
Win | Submission | Choke
1:41 Round 1 of 3

Br Jerônimo Oliveira
1-0-0 0-1-0

Br Imperium MMA Pro 6
Main Card | Light Heavyweight | 205 lbs

2013.09.14
Referee: Iure Campos
Win | Submission | Choke

Br Celivaldo Pereira

Br Brazil Regional

2013.07.20

Antônio Carlos Júnior Wiki Update Wiki

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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