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Activo

Raoni Barcelos

Peso gallo Division

18-5-0 (W-L-D)

8

Wins by Knockout

3

Wins by Submission

5

First Round Finishes

Raoni Barcelos

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Learn more about Raoni Barcelos' UFC history, fighter facts, and Q&A below.

Status
Activo
Hometown
State of Rio de Janeiro, Brasil
Fighting style
Jiu-Jitsu
Age
36
Height
67.50
Weight
148.10
Octagon Debut
Jul. 14, 2018
Reach
67.00
Leg reach
39.00
  • Pro since 2012
     
  • Has won 11 of his last 15
     
  • Eight wins by KO, three by submission (guillotine, 2 RNC)
     
  • Five first round finishes

UFC Fight Night (2/24/24) Barcelos submitted Cristian Quiñonez via rear naked choke at 2:04 of the third round 

UFC on ESPN (8/5/23) Barcelos lost a three round unanimous decision to Kyler Phillips 

UFC Fight Night (1/14/23) Barcelos was knocked out by Umar Nurmagomedov at 4:40 of the first round 

UFC Fight Night (10/1/22) Barcelos won a three round unanimous decision over Trevin Jones 

UFC 270 (1/22/22) Barcelos lost a three round unanimous decision to Victor Henry

UFC Fight Night (6/26/21) Barcelos lost a three round majority decision to Timur Valiev

UFC on ESPN (11/7/20) Barcelos won a three round unanimous decision over Khalid Taha

UFC Fight Night (12/21/19) Barcelos won a three round unanimous decision over Said Nurmagomedov

UFC 237 (5/11/19) Barcelos stopped Carlos Huachin via strikes at 4:49 of the second round

TUF 28 Finale (11/30/18) Barcelos submitted Chris Gutierrez via rear naked choke at 4:12 of the second round

UFC Fight Night (7/14/18) Barcelos knocked out Kurt Holobaugh at 1:29 of the third round

When and why did you start training for fighting? I started training jiu-jitsu at age five because of my father, who is still my current trainer. I spent a few years on the Brazilian National Wrestling Team before transitioning to MMA. 

What ranks and titles have you held? Jiu-Jitsu black belt, Shooto Brazil and RFA champion. 

Do you have any heroes? My father. 

What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC? It's my dream and my biggest accomplishment. 

Specific accomplishments in amateur competition? Jiu-Jitsu blue and purple belt world champion, two-time South-American wrestling champion, five-time national wrestling champion in Brazil

Favorite grappling technique: Armlock 

Favorite Striking technique: Hook