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Júnior Assunção

Júnior Assunção

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Fighter Details

  • Given Name: Cleuder F. Assuncao
  • MMA Record: 16-7-0 (Win-Loss-Draw)
  • Nickname: N/A
  • Current Streak: 2 Losses
  • Age: 37 | Date of Birth: 1981.06.24
  • Last Fight: May 26, 2018 in FEMFP
  • Weight Class: Lightweight | Last Weigh-In: 143.1 lbs
  • Affiliation: Ascension Mixed Martial Arts
  • Height: 5'9" (176cm) | Reach: 71.0" (180cm)
  • Career Disclosed Earnings: $23,000 USD
  • Born: Recife, Pernambuco, Brazil
  • Fighting out of: Atlanta, Georgia
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    updated Fri Nov 16 16:27:15 2018
    Júnior Assunção is the 107th ranked of 966 active Brazil Pro Lightweights.
    Also ranked at: Welterweight (80th)

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Junior Assuncao is a Brazilian MMA fighter. He has an extensive background Capoeira, though he's disciplined in all major areas of the game. He made his MMA debut in 2004 in a losing effort, but rattled off 4 wins and got the call to the UFC.


He lost his debut to Kurt Pellegrino by RNC in the 1st round. After beating David Lee, he was caught yet again by another supreme grappler in Nate Diaz. He was cut shortly after that. After leaving the UFC he went 7-1, even capturing the XFC Lightweight Championship. He got the call once again to go back to the UFC, this time he won his first fight, beating Eddie Yagin by decision, but fell short to Ross Pearson in his second outing. He was released after the Pearson fight.


Notable wins include

-Dustin Hazelett(early in his career)

-Mark Miller

-Eddie Yagin


*Junior Assuncao is also the older brother of UFC veteran Raphael and UFC hopeful Freddy Assuncao.

*2-3 in the UFC.

Last updated 09.13.2013, 3:41 PM ET
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