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Sérgio Moraes

Sérgio "The Panther" Moraes
  • Given Name: Sérgio Ricardo de Moraes
  • MMA Record: 13-3-1 (Win-Loss-Draw)
  • Nickname: The Panther
  • Current Streak: 1 Win
  • Age: 35 | Date of Birth: 1982.07.23
  • Last Fight: February 03, 2018 in UFC
  • Weight Class: Welterweight | Last Weigh-In: 171.0 lbs
  • Affiliation: Alliance Jiu-Jitsu
  • Height: 6'0" (183cm) | Reach: 72.0" (183cm)
  • Career Disclosed Earnings: $84,000 USD
  • Born: Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil
  • Fighter Pages: Sherdog  |  Wikipedia  |  The UG
  • Fighting out of: Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil
  • Personal Pages: Twitter  |  Facebook

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Sérgio Moraes MMA Fight Record

Record by Year and By Promotion

Pro Results Opponent Event Date
Win | Decision | Split
3 Rounds, 15:00 Total

Us Tim Means
12-3-1 27-9-1

Br UFC Fight Night 125: Machida vs. Anders
Preliminary Card | Welterweight | 170 lbs

2018.02.03
Odds: +170 (Slight Underdog) | Weigh-In: 171.0 lbs (77.6 kgs) | Referee: Eduardo Herdy
#11 Best MMA Fight of the Year for 2018
Loss | KO/TKO | Punch
2:48 Round 1 of 3

Ng Kamaru Usman
12-2-1 10-1-0

Us UFC Fight Night 116: Rockhold vs. Branch
Main Card | Welterweight | 170 lbs

2017.09.16
Odds: +500 (Heavy Underdog) | Weigh-In: 171.0 lbs (77.6 kgs) | Referee: Dan Miragliotta
Win | Decision | Unanimous
3 Rounds, 15:00 Total

Br Davi Ramos
11-2-1 6-1-0

Br UFC Fight Night 106: Belfort vs. Gastelum
Preliminary Card | Welterweight | 170 lbs

2017.03.11
Odds: -200 (Moderate Favorite) | Weigh-In: 171.0 lbs (77.6 kgs) | Referee: Osiris Maia
Cancelled Bout Max Griffin UFC UFN 106 2017.03.11
Reason: Griffin Injury
Win | Decision | Split
3 Rounds, 15:00 Total

Us Zak Ottow
10-2-1 14-3-0

Br UFC Fight Night 100: Bader vs. Nogueira 2
Main Card | Welterweight | 170 lbs

2016.11.19
Odds: -155 (Slight Favorite) | Weigh-In: 171.0 lbs (77.6 kgs) | Referee: Eduardo Herdy
Cancelled Bout Mike Graves UFC UFN 100 2016.11.19
Reason: Graves Removed after Domestic Violence Arrest
Draw | Decision | Split
3 Rounds, 15:00 Total

Br Luan Chagas
10-2-0 14-1-0

Br UFC 198: Werdum vs. Miocic
Preliminary Card | Welterweight | 170 lbs

2016.05.14
Odds: -415 (Heavy Favorite) Upset Defeat | Weigh-In: 171.0 lbs (77.6 kgs) | Referee: Osiris Maia
Cancelled Bout Kamaru Usman UFC 198 2016.05.14
Reason: Usman Injury
Win | KO/TKO | Punches
2:18 Round 3 of 3, 12:18 Total

Ru Omari Akhmedov
9-2-0 15-2-0

Us UFC Fight Night 80: Namajunas vs. VanZant
Preliminary Card | Welterweight | 170 lbs

2015.12.10
Odds: +120 (Near Even) | Disclosed Pay: $28,000 ($14K Base, $14K Bonus) | Weigh-In: 171.0 lbs (77.6 kgs) | Referee: Jason Herzog
Cancelled Bout Peter Sobotta UFC UFN 69 2015.06.20
Reason: Moraes Knee Injury
Win | Decision | Unanimous
3 Rounds, 15:00 Total

Fr Mickael Lebout
8-2-0 13-3-2

Pl UFC Fight Night 64: Gonzaga vs. Cro Cop 2
Preliminary Card | Welterweight | 170 lbs

2015.04.11
Odds: -510 (Heavy Favorite) | Weigh-In: 171.0 lbs (77.6 kgs) | Referee: Marc Goddard
Cancelled Bout Gasan Umalatov UFC UFN 64 2015.04.11
Reason: Umalatov Injury
Cancelled Bout Peter Sobotta UFC UFN 64 2015.04.11
Reason: Sobotta Injury
Cancelled Bout Santiago Ponzinibbio UFC UFN 51 2014.09.13
Reason: Moraes Knee Injury
Cancelled Bout Sean Spencer TUF 18 Finale 2013.11.30
Reason: Moraes Injury
Cancelled Bout Zak Cummings TUF 18 Finale 2013.11.30
Reason: Cummings Injury
Win | Submission | Choke
3:13 Round 1 of 3

Us Neil Magny
7-2-0 8-1-0

Br UFC 163: Aldo vs. Korean Zombie
Preliminary Card | Welterweight | 170 lbs

2013.08.03
Odds: -160 (Slight Favorite) | Disclosed Pay: $50,000 Sub/Night | Weigh-In: 170.0 lbs (77.1 kgs) | Referee: Leon Roberts
#27 Best MMA Submission of the Year 2013
UFC 163 Submission of the Night
Win | Submission | Choke
3:10 Round 3 of 3, 13:10 Total

Br Renee Forte
6-2-0 7-1-0

Br UFC 153: Silva vs. Bonnar
Preliminary Card | Welterweight | 170 lbs

2012.10.13
Odds: -225 (Moderate Favorite) | Weigh-In: 169.0 lbs (76.7 kgs) | Referee: Mario Yamasaki
Loss | Decision | Unanimous
3 Rounds, 15:00 Total

Br Cezar Ferreira
6-1-0 4-2-0

Br UFC 147: Silva vs. Franklin 2
Main Card | Tournament Finals | 185 lbs

2012.06.23
Odds: +260 (Moderate Underdog) | Weigh-In: 185.0 lbs (83.9 kgs) | Referee: Herb Dean
Win | Submission | Shoulder

Pe Manuelo Morales

Br Jungle Fight

2010.03.20
Loss | KO/TKO | Punch

Us Brett Cooper

Br Jungle Fight

2009.10.17
Win | Submission | Choke

Be Tommy Depret

Br Jungle Fight

2009.09.19
Win | Submission | Choke
4:21 Round 1 of 3

Us Josh Martin
3-0-0 6-2-1

Us Bellator 12
Preliminary Card | Welterweight | 170 lbs

2009.06.19
Disclosed Pay: $6,000 ($3K Base, $3K Bonus) | Weigh-In: 168.5 lbs (76.4 kgs) | Referee: Troy Waugh
Win | Decision | Unanimous

Br Gerson Conceição

Br Sao Paulo Regional

2007.11.10
Win | Submission | Choke

Br André Santos

Br Brazil Regional

2007.09.29
Win | Submission | Choke

Br Anderson Carioca

Br Real Fight

2006.10.21

Sérgio Moraes Wiki Update Wiki

Moraes is often called “O Orgulho da Cohab” meaning literally “The Pride of Cohab;” Moraes was born in Cohab. Moraes is a 4-time Brazilian Jiu Jitsu World Champion but his most famous fight was when he defeated Kron Gracie at the 2008 World Championship. He won silver in 2009, the bronze in 2010 and won the gold again in 2011. He also took home gold in the European Championship as well as the Brazilian National Championship in 2011. Moraes's affiliation is the Alliance Jiu Jitsu Team. Currently, he is teaching Jiu-Jitsu in San Diego, CA at Black House, Team Nogueira.


In 2012 Moraes would try out for The Ultimate Fighter Brazil and would defeat Muay Thai world champ Thiago Rela with a heel hook to gain entry into the house. He would win his first match up over Delson Heleno with a first round rear naked choke but would be knocked out by Danieal Sarafian in the next round. However due to an injury to Sarafian later in the show it was announced that Moraes would take his place in the final to face Cezar Ferreira and determine the winner of the show. He would come up short losing the fight by Unanimous Decision.


Moraes would earn his first UFC win with a rear naked choke over fellow TUF Brazil competitor Renee Forte at UFC 153. He would follow that up with another submission win over a TUF alum when he triangled Neil Magny at UFC 163 which would also earn him the Submission of the Night.

Last updated 08.05.2013, 1:15 PM ET
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