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Welterweight Division

Active

"Marretinha"

Gabriel Bonfim

Welterweight Division

15-1-0 (W-L-D)

3

Victorias por nocaut

12

Gana por Sumisión

8

Primeros acabados redondos

Gabriel Bonfim

Récord del Atleta

Info

Learn more about Gabriel Bonfim's UFC history, fighter facts, and Q&A below.

Status
Active
Ciudad natal
Brasilia, Brazil
Estilo de lucha
Striker
Años
25
Alto
73.00
Peso
171.00
Debut del octágono
Jan. 21, 2023
Alcance
72.50
Alcance de la pierna
40.50
  • Pro since 2014
     
  • Three wins by KO, 12 by submission (2 Arm triangle, 4 RNC, 4 guillotine, triangle, shoulder choke)
     
  • Eight first round finishes
     
  • Brother Ismael is also on the current UFC roster
     
  • Origin of nickname: “Sledgehammer in Portuguese.”

UFC 291 (7/29/23) Bonfim submitted Trevin Giles via guillotine choke at 1:13 of the first round 

UFC 283 (1/21/23) Bonfim submitted Mounir Lazzez via rear naked choke at :49 of the first round 

 

Dana White's Contender Series, Season 6
Episode seven
(9/6/22) Bonfim submitted Trey Waters via shoulder choke at 4:13 of the first round

When and why did you start training for fighting? I started boxing at the age of 14, and I started in MMA at the age of 17. I started training because of my two brothers.

What ranks and titles have you held? Brazilian amateur/professional boxing champion and LFA welterweight champion

What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC? It means I'm coming close to my dream to be UFC champion.

What was your job before you started fighting? Boxing teacher

Favorite grappling technique: Triangle choke

Favorite Striking technique: Straight jab