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"The Young Punisher"

Pedro Munhoz

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19-7-0 (W-L-D)

5

Wins by Knockout

8

Wins by Submission

8

First Round Finishes

Pedro Munhoz

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Info

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

Status
Activo
Hometown
Brasil
Trains at
Black House MMA
Fighting style
Muay Thai
Age
35
Height
66.00
Weight
135.50
Octagon Debut
Feb. 22, 2014
Reach
64.50
Leg reach
36.50

Fighter Facts

  • Pro since 2009
     
  • Eight wins by submission (6 guillotine, heel hook, RNC), five by KO
     
  • Eight first round finishes
     
  • Has won eight of his last 13
     
  • Holds five round decision win over UFC / WEC vet Jeff Curran from August 2013

UFC History 
UFC 276
(7/2/22) Munhoz's bout with Sean O'Malley was ruled a no contest (accidental eye poke) at 3:09 of the second round 
UFC 269 (12/11/21) Munhoz lost a three round unanimous decision to Dominick Cruz
UFC 265 (8/7/20) Munhoz lost a three round unanimous decision to José Aldo
UFC Fight Night (2/27/21) Munhoz won a three round unanimous decision over Jimmie Rivera
UFC on ESPN (8/22/20) Munhoz lost a five-round split decision to Frankie Edgar
UFC 238 (6/8/19) Munhoz lost a three round unanimous decision to Aljamain Sterling
UFC 235 (3/2/19) Munhoz knocked out Cody Garbrandt at 4:51 of the first round
TUF 28 Finale (11/30/18) Munhoz stopped Bryan Caraway via strikes at 2:39 of the first round
UFC 227 (8/4/18) Munhoz won a three round unanimous decision over Brett Johns
UFC 222 (3/3/18) Munhoz lost a three round split decision to John Dodson
UFC Fight Night (10/28/17) Munhoz submitted Rob Font via guillotine choke at 4:03 of the first round
UFC Fight Night (5/28/17) Munhoz won a three round unanimous decision over Damian Stasiak
UFC Fight Night (11/19/16) Munhoz submitted Justin Scoggins via guillotine choke at 1:55 of the second round
UFC Fight Night (7/7/16) Munhoz submitted Russell Doane via guillotine choke at 2:08 of the first round
UFC Fight Night (11/7/15) Munhoz lost a three round split decision to Jimmie Rivera
UFC Fight Night (10/4/14) Munhoz’ win over Jerrod Sanders was overturned to a no contest after Munhoz failed his post-fight drug test.
TUF Brazil 3 Finale (5/31/14) Munhoz stopped Matt Hobar via strikes at 2:47 of the first round
UFC 170 (2/22/14) Munhoz lost a three round unanimous decision to Raphael Assuncao

 

Q&A

When and why did you start training for fighting? At age 13 when I saw Royce Gracie fighting in the UFC.
What ranks and titles have you held? RFA Bantamweight Champion, 2x Brazilian National No-Gi Champion, 6x State BJJ Champion, Black Belt BJJ 
Do you have any heroes? I don't have any heroes, but I look up to certain individuals in my personal and professional life for inspiration. 
What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC? It's a dream come true.  Since the age of 13 all I wanted to become was a professional fighter.  When I accomplished that I could not wait to be a part of the UFC, and in 2010 I came to the U.S. to conquer that dream.
Did you go to college and if so what degree did you earn? Yes. Bachelor's in physical education
What was your job before you started fighting? BJJ and Muay Thai Instructor
Specific accomplishments in pro competition? Winning and defending the RFA title.
Ranks in any martial arts styles: Black Belt BJJ
Favorite grappling technique: Guillotine choke
Favorite Striking technique: Elbows and knees