Gleison
Tibau
40-11-0( W-L-D )

Fight History

Skill Breakdown

Charts are compiled based on results from 25 fights.
Record: 40-11-0
Summary: BJJ

Fighter Info

From: Rio Grande Norte Brazil
Fights Out Of: Coconut Creek, Florida USA
Age: 31
Height: 5' 10" ( 177 cm )
Weight: 155 lb ( 70 kg )

Striking

Total Attempted Strikes
0
1702
33% Successful
568
Types of Successful Strikes
0
568
62% Standing
17%
20%
353
99
116
Striking Defense
64
%
The percentage of total strikes avoided

Grappling

Total Takedowns
0
151
54% Successful
82
Grappling Totals by Type
 
 
Subm.
Passes
Sweeps
16
61
1
Takedown Defense
92
%
The percentage of total takedowns avoided

Biography

TRAINING: A mix of jiu-jitsu, wrestling and striking.

When and why did you start training for fighting? 16 years ago. I started fighting when I was 15 in Brazil.

What ranks and titles have you held? In jiu-jitsu I was a State Champ in Rio and a State Champ in Wrestling. I have won in some of the big shows MMA here in Brazil like MECA. Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Black belt.

Do you have any heroes? My father, he guided me and always supported me.

What is your favorite technique? Rear naked choke

What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC? A very big dream of mine is to fight in the United States for the UFC.

Did you go to college and if so what degree did you earn? I go to the college of ATT, where I am learning all I can. (Laughs) No college, I completed high school back in Brazil.

What was your job before you started fighting? I started training when I was 13 and was fighting by the time I was 15. This is the only job I know.

• Big 155 pounder

• Has won five of his last seven

• TKO of Uno was first knockout win since 2007

• 12 wins by submission (2 guillotine, 5 RNC, 3 armbar, 2 arm triangle), three by KO

• 12 first round finishes

• Tied with Chuck Liddell and Randy Couture for the fourth most wins in UFC history with 16

Career

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