Minotauro
Nogueira
34-9-1, 1NC( W-L-D )

Fight History

Skill Breakdown

Charts are compiled based on results from 32 fights.
Record: 34-9-1, 1NC
Summary: Stamina, great jiu-jitsu and boxing skills

Fighter Info

From: Bahia Brazil
Fights Out Of: Rio de Janeiro Brazil
Age: 37
Height: 6' 3" ( 190 cm )
Weight: 240 lb ( 109 kg )

Striking

Total Attempted Strikes
0
534
38% Successful
205
Types of Successful Strikes
0
205
79% Standing
16%
161
33
11
Striking Defense
60
%
The percentage of total strikes avoided

Grappling

Total Takedowns
0
23
30% Successful
7
Grappling Totals by Type
 
 
Subm.
Passes
Sweeps
10
16
4
Takedown Defense
38
%
The percentage of total takedowns avoided
Result Fighters Event Str TD Sub Pass Method Replay
Loss
Minotauro Nogueira Apr 11, 2014
12 0 0 0 R1 KO/TKO
Roy Nelson 19 0 0 0
Loss
Minotauro Nogueira Jun 8, 2013
14 0 0 0 R2 Submission
Fabricio Werdum 32 1 1 5
Win
Minotauro Nogueira Oct 13, 2012
20 1 3 4 R2 Submission
Dave Herman 13 2 0 1
Loss
Frank Mir Dec 10, 2011
6 1 1 2 R1 Submission
Minotauro Nogueira 21 0 1 0
Win
Minotauro Nogueira Aug 27, 2011
15 0 0 0 R1 KO/TKO
Brendan Schaub 11 0 0 0
Loss
Cain Velasquez Feb 20, 2010
23 0 0 0 R1 KO/TKO
Minotauro Nogueira 3 0 0 0
Win
Minotauro Nogueira Aug 29, 2009
27 0 3 4 R3 Decision - Unanimous
Randy Couture 42 0 0 0
Frank Mir Dec 27, 2008
37 1 0 0 R2 KO/TKO
Minotauro Nogueira 10 0 0 0
Minotauro Nogueira Feb 2, 2008
28 2 1 1 R3 Submission
Tim Sylvia 53 0 0 2
Win
Minotauro Nogueira Jul 7, 2007
55 4 2 7 R3 Decision - Unanimous
Heath Herring 31 0 0 0
Win
Minotauro Nogueira
PRIDE Shockwave 2006
Dec 31, 2006
69 1 0 1 R3 Decision - Unanimous
Josh Barnett 49 1 1 3
Loss
Josh Barnett
PRIDE Final Conflict Absolute
Sep 10, 2006
30 0 2 2 R2 Decision - Split
Minotauro Nogueira 20 1 1 6
Win
Minotauro Nogueira
PRIDE Critical Countdown Absolute
Jul 1, 2006
44 1 1 1 R3 Decision - Unanimous
Fabricio Werdum 23 5 1 3
Win
Minotauro Nogueira
PRIDE Total Elimination Absolute
May 5, 2006
8 0 1 2 R1 Submission
Wagner da Conceicao Martins 1 0 0 0
Win
Minotauro Nogueira
PRIDE 31: Unbreakable
Feb 26, 2006
2 1 1 1 R1 Submission
Kiyoshi Tamura 0 0 0 0
Win
Minotauro Nogueira
PRIDE Critical Countdown 2005
Jun 26, 2005
20 0 0 4 R1 KO/TKO
Pawel Nastula 6 1 1 2
Fedor Emelianenko
PRIDE Shockwave 2004
Dec 31, 2004
65 5 0 0 R3 Decision - Unanimous
Minotauro Nogueira 20 1 0 1
Fedor Emelianenko
PRIDE Final Conflict 2004
Aug 15, 2004
14 0 0 0 R1 Could Not Continue
Minotauro Nogueira 2 0 1 0
Win
Minotauro Nogueira
PRIDE Final Conflict 2004
Aug 15, 2004
46 2 0 3 R2 Decision - Unanimous
Sergei Kharitonov 38 0 0 0
Win
Minotauro Nogueira
PRIDE Critical Countdown 2004
Jun 20, 2004
14 1 3 3 R2 Submission
Heath Herring 26 1 0 0
Win
Minotauro Nogueira
PRIDE Total Elimination 2004
Apr 25, 2004
26 1 3 2 R2 Submission
Hirotaka Yokoi 12 2 0 1
Minotauro Nogueira
PRIDE Final Conflict 2003
Nov 9, 2003
10 1 1 2 R2 Submission
Mirko Cro Cop 25 0 0 0
Win
Minotauro Nogueira
PRIDE Total Elimination 2003
Aug 10, 2003
14 1 7 1 R3 Decision - Unanimous
Ricco Rodriguez 21 3 0 4
Fedor Emelianenko
PRIDE 25: Body Blow
Mar 16, 2003
79 1 0 1 R3 Decision - Unanimous
Minotauro Nogueira 3 0 2 1
Win
Minotauro Nogueira
PRIDE 24: Cold Fury 3
Dec 23, 2002
30 2 7 4 R3 Submission
Dan Henderson 18 2 0 1
Win
Minotauro Nogueira
PRIDE 23: Championship Chaos 2
Nov 24, 2002
6 1 1 3 R1 Submission
Semmy Schilt 5 0 0 0
Win
Minotauro Nogueira
PRIDE Shockwave 2002
Aug 28, 2002
16 0 4 4 R2 Submission
Bob Sapp 40 1 0 4
Win
Minotauro Nogueira
UFO - Legend
Aug 8, 2002
12 2 1 3 R2 KO/TKO
Sinae Kikuta 2 0 0 0
Win
Minotauro Nogueira
PRIDE 19: Bad Blood
Feb 24, 2002
2 1 6 2 R1 Submission
Enson Inoue 15 0 0 0
Minotauro Nogueira
PRIDE 17: Championship Chaos
Nov 3, 2001
53 6 3 11 R3 Decision - Unanimous
Heath Herring 21 1 0 1
Win
Minotauro Nogueira
PRIDE 16: Beasts from the East
Sep 24, 2001
16 0 3 0 R1 Submission
Mark Coleman 6 0 1 0
Win
Minotauro Nogueira
PRIDE 15: Raging Rumble
Jul 29, 2001
1 0 1 1 R1 Submission
Gary Goodridge 1 0 0 0

Biography

TRAINING: I have been working a lot on my whole game, especially working on a lot of strength and conditioning and continuing my physical therapy, which has rehabilitated me from my injury.


When and why did you start training for fighting? Started Judo at age 4, Boxing at age 14, and Jiu Jitsu at age 18

What ranks and titles have you held?
Former interim UFC Heavyweight Champion. WEF Title in 1999, Rings 16 man tournament 2000, former PRIDE Heavyweight Champion. Black belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and Judo (received both in 1999)

Do you have any heroes?
My Father

What is your favorite technique?
BJJ/ Arm Bar

What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC?
I’m very excited to be part of the greatest organization in the world.

What was your job before you started fighting? Jiu-Jitsu Instructor

•    Distinction: Only fighter in history to have won both the UFC and PRIDE heavyweight titles

•    Legendary: Probably the toughest, most resilient fighter in MMA history. No quit at all in him. Renowned for taking a licking and keeping on ticking. The master of being a piñata for long stretches of a fight and then scoring a come-from-behind finish to shock fans. King of the Comeback

•    As a young boy was run over by a dump truck and comatose for 25 days.

•    Boasts wins over six former UFC champions: Randy Couture, Ricco Rodriguez, Tim Sylvia, Josh Barnett, Mark Coleman and Dan Henderson.

•    Waged epic battles against 350-pound Bob Sapp, Mirko “Cro Cop” Filopovic and Fedor Emelianenko

•    Black belt in Brazilian jiu-jitsu and judo

•    Twin brother, Antonio Rogerio Nogueira, is a UFC light heavyweight contender

Career

Trained With

Anderson Silva
Anderson Silva
33-6-0
( W-L-D )
Junior Dos Santos
Junior Dos Santos
16-3-0
( W-L-D )
Antonio Rogerio Nogueira
Antonio Rogerio Nogueira
21-5-0
( W-L-D )

Key Opponents

Frank Mir
Frank Mir
16-9-0
( W-L-D )
Brendan Schaub
Brendan Schaub
11-3-0
( W-L-D )

Key Fights

Result
Opponent
Event
Replay
Win
Randy Couture UFC® 102 COUTURE vs NOGUEIRA
Win
Randy Couture UFC® 102 COUTURE vs NOGUEIRA

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