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Welterweight Division

Not Fighting

Dhiego Lima

Welterweight Division

17-9-0 (W-L-D)

4

Wins by Knockout

5

Wins by Submission

8

Wins by Decision

Dhiego Lima

athlete record

Event Results

Info

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

Status
Not Fighting
Hometown
Dacula, United States
Trains at
American Top Team - Atlanta, GA
Fighting style
MMA
Age
33
Height
74.00
Weight
171.00
Octagon Debut
Jul. 06, 2014
Reach
75.00
Leg reach
42.50

Fighter Facts

  • Team Dillashaw on TUF 25
     
  • Team Edgar on TUF 19
     
  • Pro since 2010
     
  • 6-5 in his last eleven bouts. Has won three of his last five
  • Five wins by submission (rear naked, kimura, 2 triangle, armbar), four by KO
     
  • Loss to Gordon snapped four fight winning streak
     
  • Five first round finishes
     
  • Brother Douglas is an MMA pro

 

UFC History 

UFC Fight Night (6/19/21) Lima was knocked out by Matt Brown (right hand) at 3:02 of the second round
UFC 258 (2/13/21) Lima lost a three round unanimous decision to Belal Muhammad
UFC 243 (10/6/19) Lima won a three round split decision over Luke Jumeau
UFC Fight Night (4/27/19) Lima won a three round split decision over Court McGee
UFC 231 (12/8/18) Lima knocked out Chad Laprise at 1:37 of the first round
UFC on FOX (4/14/18) Lima lost a three round unanimous decision to Yushin Okami
TUF 25 Finale (7/7/17) Lima was submitted by Jesse Taylor via rear naked choke in the TUF 25 final
UFC Fight Night (5/16/15) Lima was knocked out by Li Jingliang at 1:25 of the first round
UFC 184 (2/28/15) Lima was stopped by Tim Means via strikes at 2:17 of the first round
UFC Fight Night (11/8/14) Lima won a three round unanimous decision over Jorge de Oliveira
TUF 19 Finale (7/6/14) Lima was knocked out by Eddie Gordon at 1:11 of the first round in the TUF 19 middleweight final

The Ultimate Fighter, Season 25
On episode 11 (semifinals), Lima won a three round unanimous decision over Tom Gallicchio
On episode nine (quarterfinals), Lima won a three round unanimous decision over Gilbert Smith
On episode five, Lima won a two round unanimous decision over Hayder Hassan

The Ultimate Fighter, Season 19
In the semifinals, Lima submitted Roger Zapata via armbar at :34 of the first round
In the quarterfinals, Lima submitted Tim Williams via rear naked choke at 3:36 of the second round
On episode one, Lima won a two round unanimous decision over Adam Stroup

 

Q&A

When and why did you start training for fighting? 12 years ago, I decided to follow in my brother’s footsteps.
What ranks and titles have you held? 2013 #2 welterweight prospect in the world, amateur WW Southeast champion, TUF 25 welterweight finalist. TUF 19 middleweight finalist. Brown belt in BJJ
Do you have any heroes? My parents
What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC? It’s a dream come true. I’ve been working to get here my whole career.
What was your job before you started fighting? I was a lumber and kitchen associate at Home Depot
Favorite grappling technique: Triangle
Favorite Striking technique: Left high kick