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Raoni Barcelos

Bantamweight Division • 16-1-0 (W-L-D)

Stats & Records

  • 8
    Wins by Knockout
  • 2
    Wins by Submission
Striking accuracy 50% 50%

Striking accuracy

Sig. Strikes Landed
218
Sig. Strikes Attempted
432
Grappling accuracy 58% 58%

Grappling accuracy

Takedowns Landed
3
Takedowns Attempted
12
4.79
Sig. Str. Landed
Per Min
4.46
Sig. Str. Absorbed
Per Min
2.31
Takedown avg
Per 15 Min
0.66
Submission avg
Per 15 Min
65
%
Sig. Str. Defense
83
%
Takedown Defense
0.66
Knockdown Ratio
11:23
Average fight time

Sig. Str. By Position

Standing
125 (57%)
Clinch
14 (6%)
Ground
79 (36%)

Sig. Str. by target

81% 177 Head 7% 16 Body 11% 25 Leg

Win By Way

KO/TKO
8 (50%)
DEC
6 (38%)
SUB
2 (13%)

Event Results

  • Win

    Barcelos vs Taha

    Round
    3
    Time
    05:00
    Method
    DEC
  • Win

    Barcelos vs Nurmagomedov

    Round
    3
    Time
    5:00
    Method
    DEC

Biography

Status
Active
Hometown
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Fighting style
Jiu-Jitsu
Age
33
Height
67.50
Weight
135.00
Octagon Debut
Jul. 14, 2018
Reach
67.00
Leg reach
39.00
Q & A

When and why did you start training for fighting? I started training jiu-jitsu at age five because of my father, who is still my current trainer. I spent a few years on the Brazilian National Wrestling Team before transitioning to MMA. 

What ranks and titles have you held? Jiu-Jitsu black belt, Shooto Brazil and RFA champion. 

Do you have any heroes? My father. 

What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC? It's my dream and my biggest accomplishment. 

What was your job before you started fighting? Did not work

Specific accomplishments in amateur competition? Jiu-Jitsu blue and purple belt world champion, two-time South-American wrestling champion, five-time national wrestling champion in Brazil

Favorite grappling technique: Armlock 

Favorite Striking technique: Hook

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