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Featherweight Division

Not Fighting

"The Tiger"

Bruno Souza

Featherweight Division

10-3-0 (W-L-D)

1

Wins by Knockout

2

Wins by Submission

Bruno Souza

athlete record

Event Results

Info

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

Status
Not Fighting
Hometown
Recife, Brazil
Fighting style
Karate
Age
26
Height
70.00
Weight
144.00
Octagon Debut
Nov. 06, 2021
Reach
70.00
Leg reach
39.00

Fighter Facts

  • Pro since 2016
     
  • One win by KO, two by submission (RNC, undisclosed submission)
     
  • One first-round finish
     
  • Lost pro debut, 10-1 since
     
  • Owns 2020 win over UFC vet Kamuela Kirk

UFC History
UFC Fight Night
(3/26/22) Souza lost a three round unanimous decision to Luis Saldana 
UFC 268 (11/6/21) Souza lost a three-round unanimous decision to Melsik Baghdasaryan

Q&A

When and why did you start training for fighting? I started training judo when I was three, and karate with the Machidas when I was four years old. It has been a long journey.
What ranks and titles have you held? Karate youth world champion, Sombra Fighting Champions champion and LFA featherweight champion
Do you have any heroes? Lyoto Machida for sure. If wasn’t for him, I would never be fighting 
What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC? It is the goal of any fighter, and for me, to prove my point, I know I had to be in the UFC.
Did you go to college and if so what degree did you earn? No, but I did four years of civil engineering.
What was your job before you started fighting? I had a construction company, so I used to work with construction.
Ranks in any martial arts styles: Karate black belt, jiu-jitsu brown belt 
Favorite grappling technique: Arm triangle choke
Favorite Striking technique: Front kick