Ajax loader


Pro MMA Record


Rodrigo Damm

Rodrigo Damm

Photo Source:  

Mma weekly

Fighter Details

  • Name: Rodrigo Damm
  • Pro MMA Record: 12-9-0 (Win-Loss-Draw)
  • Nickname: N/A
  • Current Streak: 3 Losses
  • Age: 39 | Date of Birth: 1980.02.03
  • Last Fight: January 03, 2015 in UFC
  • Weight Class: Lightweight | Last Weigh-In: 156.0 lbs
  • Affiliation: Alliance Jiu-Jitsu
  • Height: 5'7" (171cm) | Reach: 71.0" (180cm)
  • Career Disclosed Earnings: $101,190 USD
  • Born: Afonso Claudio, Espirito Santo, Brazil
  • Fighting out of: Vila Velha, Espirito Santo, Brazil
  • Fighter Links:
  • Personal Links:

Regional Rankings Rankings FAQ

Rodrigo Damm is ineligible for regional rankings due to inactivity.
Fighters must have at least one completed MMA bout in the past two years to be ranked.


Rodrigo Damm Wiki Update Wiki

Rodrigo Damm is a Brazilian lightweight fighter currently signed to the UFC. He is a  third degree black belt in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu was on the Brazilian National wrestling team and trains out of X-Gym in Brazil. He is a veteran of Shooto Brazil, Bodog Fight, Strikeforce and the UFC. He appeared on the inaugural season of The Ultimate Fighter: Brazil. Of his twelve wins, eight have been stoppages with six submissions. He has won the "Submission of the Night" bonus one time in the UFC. His sister Carina Damm is also a successful fighter.

Although he lost his first fight by split decision, Damm would go on to have an eight fight win streak. He would eventually work his way into a lightweight title fight in Strikeforce against Gilbert Melendez. He would suffer his first KO in this fight. He would come back with another win but would again lose two in a row. This made is last five fight record 1-4 with three T/KO losses before he was signed to appear on the UFC reality show, The Ultimate Fighter: Brazil.

On TUF, Rodrigo would win his elimination fight by second round rear naked choke. He was picked eighth over all and was placed on Team Vitor. He won his quarterfinal fight by close split decision but would have to withdraw from the tournament before his semi final due to kidney problems related to his weight cut.

Damm was given a fight at UFC 147 against his rival from the house, Anistavio Medeiros. He was able to win the the fight with a rear naked choke and picked up Submission of the Night honors. He lost his next outing against Antonio Carvalho by split decision but would pick up a split decision win against Mizuto Hirota. He was set to fight Hacran Dias at UFC Fight Night 29 but had to pull out just four days before the fight due to kidney problems during his weight cut including kidney stones. His manager stated that he was likely to move up to lightweight in the future so he can fight closer to his natural weight. He made his lightweight debut against Ivan Jorge at UFC Fight Night 36 and was able to pick up a unanimous decision win.

At The Ultimate Fighter Brazil 3 Finale: Micocic vs. Maldonado, on 31 May, 2014, Damm faced Rashid Magomedov. Damm lost the fight via unanimous  decision.

Damm's next fight was another lost. He fought Al laquinta at UFC Fight Night 50: Jacare vs Mousasi, It was a close fight, until Al laquinta was to KO Damm at 2:26 in Round 3.

Last updated 09.18.2014, 8:19 AM ET
Wiki Contributors:

Rodrigo Damm News View All

Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Zuffa LLC/Zuffa LLC Phil and David breakdown everything... (2019-11-02 07:00:00 -0400)
History will be made at UFC 232. Fighting out of the red corner, Cris Cyborg attempt... (2018-12-28 09:00:06 -0500)
Thales Leites won’t be the only fighter to retire from the sport after UFC Sao Paulo.... (2018-08-21 12:00:04 -0400)
A lightweight tilt between Evan Dunham and Francisco Trinaldo is targeted for UFC’s u... (2018-07-23 21:33:46 -0400)
Lightweights Justin Gaethje and Al Iaquinta are headed to Nebraska on August 25. An i... (2018-06-14 10:00:06 -0400)
You may have heard that last week, former UFC featherweight and lightweight champion ... (2018-04-11 08:00:01 -0400)
  • MMA Weekly : Ben Askren not using hip injury as excuse for UFC losses: ‘I lost because I wasn’t good enough’
  • MMA Weekly : Brandon Royval expects to ‘walk through’ LFA flyweights en route to UFC
  • MMA Weekly : UFC Hall of Fame historic fight: Shogun Rua vs. Dan Henderson
  • MMA Weekly : Paul Elizondo Jr. ‘going for the kill’ against Trevor Wells at Combate Americas: Fresno
  • MMA Weekly : Jonathan Wyderko has nothing but respect for LFA 79 opponent Eric Grant
  • MMAFighting.com : Suspect charged with kidnapping Walt Harris’ stepdaughter denied bond, ordered to submit to DNA testing
  • MMAFighting.com : UFC Moscow medical suspensions: Greg Hardy potentially out six months
  • MMAFighting.com : Brett Johns vs. Tony Gravely announced for UFC Raleigh
  • MMAFighting.com : Jason Knight, Paulie Malignaggi interested in boxing match rather than bare-knuckle brawl 
  • MMAFighting.com : Luke Rockhold: ‘Right now, I’m just happy not fighting’ 
  • MMAFighting.com : Morning Report: Conor McGregor’s manager believes talks are ‘progressing’ for fight with Donald Cerrone
  • MMAFighting.com : The A-Side Live Chat: Live 1 p.m. ET / 10 a.m. PT
  • MMAFighting.com : The A-Side chat is live now
  • MMAFighting.com : A-Side Live Chat: Ben Askren’s retirement, UFC Sao Paulo fallout, BKFC 9, Nick Diaz’s future, more
  • MMAFighting.com : James Gallagher vs. Cal Ellenor rebooked for main event at Bellator Dublin in February 
  • MMAFighting.com : Francisco Trinaldo suggests UFC Brasilia fight with Edson Barboza
  • MMAFighting.com : Taped event does best ratings in four months for Bellator MMA
  • MMA Weekly : Dana White hints at Weili Zhang vs. Joanna Jedrzejczyk coming soon
  • MMA Weekly : Video: Check out the rolling thunder kick that laid Ross Pearson out cold
  • MMAFighting.com : Ariane Lipski rips late-notice opponent Isabela de Padua for ‘swindling’ the UFC