Roan
Carneiro
20-9-0( W-L-D )
Current Rank: #14 Middleweight
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Fight History

Skill Breakdown

Charts are compiled based on results from 7 fights.
Record: 20-9-0
Summary: Submissions, punching power

Fighter Info

Nickname: Jucao
From: Rio De Janeiro Brazil
Fights Out Of: Atlanta, Georgia USA
Age: 37
Height: 5' 11" ( 180 cm )
Weight: 185 lb ( 84 kg )

Striking

Total Attempted Strikes
0
144
56% Successful
81
Types of Successful Strikes
0
81
28%
21%
51% Ground
23
17
41
Striking Defense
51
%
The percentage of total strikes avoided

Grappling

Total Takedowns
0
27
59% Successful
16
Grappling Totals by Type
 
 
Subm.
Passes
Sweeps
9
20
1
Takedown Defense
100
%
The percentage of total takedowns avoided
Result Fighters Event Str TD Sub Pass Method Replay Awards
UPCOMING
Roan Carneiro
Sep 26, 2015
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Win
Roan Carneiro
Feb 28, 2015
0
1
0
0
0
1
0
2
R1 Submission
Loss
Roan Carneiro
Sep 6, 2008
23
18
0
2
0
1
0
4
R3 Decision - Split
Loss
Roan Carneiro
Jun 7, 2008
8
12
0
2
1
0
0
4
R2 Submission
Win
Roan Carneiro
Dec 29, 2007
24
9
3
0
2
1
2
1
R2 KO/TKO
Loss
Roan Carneiro
Jun 12, 2007
18
4
0
2
1
1
1
0
R2 Submission
Win
Roan Carneiro
Apr 5, 2007
22
9
7
0
4
0
8
0
R3 Decision - Unanimous
Loss
Roan Carneiro
Meca 6
Jan 31, 2002
23
3
0
1
0
0
1
0
R1 KO/TKO

Biography

TRAINING: Wake up early, walk for 30 minutes, then eat a great breakfast and train BJJ for hours and finish it with a hard boxing session. 

When and why did you start training for fighting? I started in 2000 and made my debut. My second MMA fight was with the G.O.A.T., Anderson Silva, who was Shooto Champion at the time.

What ranks and titles have you held? Recently I went to the World No Gi championship for the International Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Federation in 2013 and fought in O.N.E. Battleground, where I beat three guys in one night in a tournament in 2014

Do you have any heroes? My hero is my daddy and my son

What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC? I am ready to come back and fight for the UFC again. This time I am really more mature and motivated to show what I still have.

Did you go to college and if so what degree did you earn? Was about to start a Sport Science degree but didn't finish due to the BJJ and MMA competitions.

What was your job before you started fighting? I’ve been teaching BJJ since I was 18 years old. I started with poor kids back in the day in Brazil. I will still do it for life pretty much.

Specific accomplishments in amateur competition? Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Champion, Pan American Champion and Champion of Rio de Janeiro. Bruxells International Grappling champion, 1st Place ADCC Brazilian Trials, winner of many tournaments in Brazil.

Specific accomplishments in pro competition? Champion of Deep Japan, Meca World Champion in Brazil, ShowFight in Brazil, Shooto Switzerland.

Ranks in any martial arts styles: Black Belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, D1 wrestling in Brazil.

Favorite grappling technique: Anaconda choke

Favorite striking technique: Left hook

• Has fought in the US, Brazil, Argentina, South Korea, Belgium, the Netherlands, Switzerland, England and Japan
 
• Lost his second pro fight to former UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva
 
• Pro since 2000
 
• Three wins by KO, nine by submission (2 armbar, 3 RNC, arm triangle, 2 undisclosed submissions, anaconda)
 
• Nine first round finishes

Career

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