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Brunno Ferreira

Middleweight Division

10-0-0 (W-L-D)

7

Wins by Knockout

3

Wins by Submission

8

First Round Finishes

Brunno Ferreira

athlete record

Event Results

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

Status
Active
Place of Birth
Curitiba, Brazil
Trains at
Evolucao Thai - Curitiba
Fighting style
Grappler
Age
30
Height
70.00
Weight
196.70
Octagon Debut
Jan. 21, 2023
Reach
72.00
Leg reach
39.00
  • Pro since 2019
     
  • Seven wins by KO, three by submission (Anaconda, RNC, arm triangle)
     
  • Has finished all wins, eight in the first round
     
  • Origin of nickname: “It’s origin is because I have brutal strength and the style of the physique and have the celebration imitating the Hulk.”

UFC 283 (1/21/23) Ferreira knocked out Gregory Rodrigues at 4:13 of the first round 

 

Dana White's Contender Series, Season 6
Episode nine
(9/20/22) Ferreira stopped Leon Aliu via strikes at 1:35 of the first round

When and why did you start training for fighting? I was very quarrelsome in my childhood and at school, so I started training very early at the age of four because a sensei recommended judo to my mother to discipline me.  And so I never stopped fighting. It's 23 years of judo and 16 years of jiu-jitsu.

What ranks and titles have you held? In judo, three-time national champion. Runner-up in the Pan-American games, runner-up in world no-gi jiu-jitsu, holder of the Big Shot MMA organization belt

Do you have any heroes? Wanderlei Silva, André Dida, Mike Tyson, and my tatami brothers who inspire me on a daily basis, in addition to those at home - Father, Grandpa and Uncle.

What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC? The realization of a childhood dream and the construction of my legacy with my family.

What was your job before you started fighting? Office boy, judo teacher, bicycle delivery man and security at night.

Favorite grappling technique: Ground-and-pound and takedowns

Favorite Striking technique: Elbows and knees