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Bantamweight Division

"KR"

Kleydson Rodrigues

Bantamweight Division

8-4-0 (W-L-D)

5

Wins by Knockout

2

Wins by Submission

5

First Round Finishes

Kleydson Rodrigues

athlete record

Info

Learn more about Kleydson Rodrigues' UFC history, fighter facts, and Q&A below.

Place of Birth
Almeirim, Brazil
Fighting style
MMA
Age
28
Height
65.00
Weight
134.50
Octagon Debut
May. 7, 2022
Reach
67.00
Leg reach
37.00
  • Pro since 2015
     
  • Five wins by KO, two by submission (RNC, armbar)
     
  • Has won seven of his last eight
     
  • Five first-round finishes

UFC Fight Night (9/2/23) Rodrigues was submitted by Farid Basharat via arm triangle choke at 4:15 of the first round

UFC 284 (2/11/23) Rodrigues stopped Shannon Ross via strikes at :59 of the first round 

UFC 274 (5/7/22) Rodrigues lost a three round split decision to CJ Vergara

 

Dana White's Contender Series, Season 5

Episode four (9/21/21) Rodrigues won a three round unanimous decision over Santo Curatolo

When and why did you start training for fighting? I started practicing capoeira when I was a kid and training MMA around 16 years old. I made my debut as a professional fighter when I was only 18 years old. 

What titles have you held? Jungle Fight champion 

Do you have any heroes? My father and my mother 

What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC? It means that my dreams have come true and that I will be able to provide a better life for my family. 

What was your job before you started fighting? I worked in a bakery