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Whippany, NJ
United States

Standing Stance - Right
Profile Image
MMA ID
108118
Old ID
1097
Old URL
http://www.ufc.com/fighter/Rafaello-Oliveira

Recife-
Brazil

Athlete Stat
0
15
0
7
0
22
0
0
0
0
0
633
38
185
554
130
450
16
43
39
61
110
433
38
67
37
54
11.11
36.84
2.49
1.60
33.39
0.00
2.19
3.38
59.34
Strengths
Ground Game
Date of Birth
1982-01-26
Fightmetric ID
1136
"Tractor"

Rafaello Oliveira

779
68.00
155.00
71.00

TRAINING: Conditioning in the morning, Muay Thai in the afternoon and Jiu-jitsu at night. On some days there’s hard sparring, and also some sprints at the swimming pool.

When and why did you start training for fighting? I started in 2004 because it was a different challenge

What ranks and titles have you held? None yet

Do you have any heroes? My family

What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC? Everything; it is a dream come true

Did you go to college and if so what degree did you earn? Yes, in Brazil, but didn't finish

What was your job before you started fighting? Jiu-Jitsu instructor

Ranks in any martial arts styles: BJJ Black Belt

Favorite grappling technique: Armbar

Favorite striking technique: High kick

Event Results

  • Win

    Barboza vs Oliveira

    Round
    2
    Time
    00:01:44
    Method
    KO/TKO
  • Win

    Oliveira vs Izquierdo

    Round
    3
    Time
    00:05:00
    Method
    Decision - Unanimous