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Brazilians in the UFC - By The Numbers

Read below for a look at the history of Brazilian fighters in the UFC, including an All-Time roster...





From Anderson and Royce to Wanderlei and Lyoto, "The Phenom" to "The King of The Streets," the history of Brazilian fighters in the UFC is a rich one. With UFC RIO approaching on August 27th, let's take a "by the numbers" look at the fighters who have made the Octagon a second home.






RECORDS / FACTS


Brazilian UFC Champions

1.    Murilo Bustamante
2.    Vitor Belfort
3.    Anderson Silva
4.    “Minotauro” Nogueira
5.    Lyoto Machida
6.    Mauricio “Shogun” Rua
7.    Jose Aldo
8.    Junior Dos Santos
9.    Renan Barao

Brazilians in UFC title fights
1.    Patino vs Pat MiletichUFC 18
2.    Pederneiras vs Pat Miletich – UFC 21
3.    W.Silva vs Tito OrtizUFC 25
4.    Rizzo vs Kevin RandlemanUFC 26
5.    Rizzo vs Randy Couture I – UFC 31
6.    Rizzo vs Randy Couture II – UFC 34
7.    Bustamante vs Dave MenneUFC 35    
8.    Bustamante vs Matt LindlandUFC 37
9.    Belfort vs Randy Couture II – UFC 46
10.    Belfort vs Randy Couture III – UFC 49
11.    Sobral vs Chuck Liddell II – UFC 62
12.    A.Silva vs Rich Franklin I – UFC 64
13.    Franca vs Sean SherkUFC 73
14.    A.Silva vs Nate MarquardtUFC 73
15.    Gonzaga vs Randy Couture – UFC 74
16.    A.Silva vs Rich Franklin II – UFC 77
17.    M.Nogueira vs Tim SylviaUFC 81
18.    A.Silva vs Dan HendersonUFC 82
19.    A.Silva vs Patrick CoteUFC 90
20.    M.Nogueira vs Frank MirUFC 92
21.    A.Silva vs LeitesUFC 97
22.    Machida vs Rashad EvansUFC 98
23.    Alves vs Georges St-PierreUFC 100
24.    Machida vs Rua – UFC 104
25.    A.Silva vs Demian MaiaUFC 112
26.    Rua vs Machida II – UFC 113
27.    A.Silva vs SonnenUFC 117
28.    A.Silva vs Belfort – UFC 126
29.    Rua vs Jon JonesUFC 128
30.    Aldo vs HominickUFC 129
31.    A. Silva vs Okami - UFC 134
32.    Aldo vs Florian - UFC 136
33.    Dos Santos vs Velasquez - FOX 1
34.    Aldo vs Mendes - UFC 142
35.    Dos Santos vs Mir - UFC 146
36.    A. Silva vs Sonnen - UFC 148


Most Wins
1.    Anderson Silva 16
2.    Royce Gracie 11
2.    Thiago Alves 11
2.    Demian Maia 11
2..   Gleison Tibau 11


Most Losses
1.    Wanderlei Silva 7
2.    Gleison Tibau 6
2.    Thiago Alves 6
2.    Vitor Belfort 6

Most Knockouts
1.    Anderson Silva 11
2.    Vitor Belfort 9
3.    Thiago Alves 7
4.    Pedro Rizzo 6
4.    Junior Dos Santos 6

Most Submissions
1.    Royce Gracie 11
2.    Demian Maia 6
3.    Wilson Gouveia 5
4.    Renato Sobral 4
5.    Anderson Silva 3

First Brazilian Fighter in UFC
Royce Gracie – UFC 1

Brazil vs Brazil
1.    Tulio Palhares vs Adriano Santos – Ultimate Brazil
2.    Cesar Marsucci vs Paulo Santos – Ultimate Brazil
3.    Gabriel Gonzaga vs Fabiano Scherner – UFC 60
4.    Diego Saraiva vs Jorge Gurgel – UFC 73
5.    Gabriel Gonzaga vs Fabricio Werdum – UFC 80
6.    Thiago Silva vs Antonio Mendes – UFC 84
7.    Hermes Franca vs Marcus Aurelio – UFC 90
8.    Fabricio Werdum vs Junior Dos Santos – UFC 90
9.    Lyoto Machida vs Thiago Silva – UFC 94
10.    Anderson Silva vs Thales Leites – UFC 97*
11.    Lyoto Machida vs Mauricio Rua – UFC 104*
12.    Rousimar Palhares vs Lucio Linhares – UFC 107
13.    Junior Dos Santos vs Gabriel Gonzaga – UFC on VERSUS
14.    Anderson Silva vs Demian Maia – UFC 112*
15.    Lyoto Machida vs Mauricio Rua II – UFC 113*
16.    Demian Maia vs Mario MirandaUFC 118
17.    Anderson Silva vs Vitor Belfort – UFC 126*
18.    Gleison Tibau vs Rafaello OliveiraUFC 130
19.    Yuri Alcantara vs Felipe Arantes - UFC 134
20.    Erick Silva vs Luis Ramos - UFC 134
21.    Raphael Assuncao vs Johnny Eduardo - UFC 134
22.    Demian Maia vs Jorge Santiago - UFC 136
23.    Gleiso Tibau vs Rafael dos Anjos - UFC 139
24.    Gabriel Gonzaga vs Ednaldo Oliveira - UFC 142
25.    Erick Silva vs Carlo Prater - UFC 142
26.    Felipe Arantes vs Milton Vieira - UFC 147
27.    Marcos Vinicus vs Wagner Campos - UFC 147
28.    Thiago Perpetuo vs Leonardo Mafra - UFC 147
29.    Hugo Viana vs John Teixeira - UFC 147
30.    Francisco Trinaldo vs Delson Heleno - UFC 147
31.    Rodrigo Damm vs Anistavio Medeiros - UFC 147
32.    Hacran Dias vs Yuri Alcantara - UFC 147
33.    Rony Jason vs Godofredo Castro - UFC 147
34.    Cezar Ferreira vs Sergio Moraes - UFC 147
35.    Glover Teixeira vs Fabrio Maldonaldo - UFC 153
35.    Gleison Tibau vs Francisco Trinaldo - UFC 153
36.    Sergio Moraes vs Renee Forte - UFC 153



*title fight

Active and Unbeaten in UFC
Anderson Silva 16-0
Junior Dos Santos 10-0
Renan Barao 4-0
Jose Aldo 3-0
Ronny Markes 2-0
Glover Teixeira 2-0
Rony Jason 2-0
Hugo Viana 2-0
Hacran Dias 1-0
Cezar Ferreira 1-0
Marcelo Guimaraes 1-0
Thiago Perpetuo 1-0
Milton Vieira 0-0-1


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