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Rogerio Bontorin

Flyweight Division

17-4-0 (W-L-D)


Wins by Knockout


Wins by Submission


First Round Finishes

Rogerio Bontorin

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

Not Fighting
Place of Birth
State of São Paulo, Brazil
Fighting style
Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu
Octagon Debut
Feb. 2, 2019
Leg reach

Fighter Facts

  • Pro since 2013

  • Three wins by KO, 11 by submission (9 RNC, armbar, heel hook)

  • Nine first round finishes

  • Lone pre-UFC loss in 2017 to UFC vet Michinori Tanaka

  • Has won six of his last 11 (6-4, 1 NC)

UFC History

UFC on ESPN (1/15/22) Bontorin lost a three-round split decision to Brandon Royval

UFC 262 (5/15/21) Bontorin’s three round unanimous decision win over Matt Schnell was overturned to a no contest due to a positive drug test for a banned diuretic

UFC 259 (3/6/21) Bontorin was knocked out by Kai Kara-France at 4:55 of the first round

UFC Fight Night (2/15/20) Bontorin lost a three round unanimous decision to Ray Borg

UFC Fight Night (8/10/19) Bontorin stopped Raulian Paiva via cuts at 2:56 of the first round

UFC Fight Night (2/2/19) Bontorin won a three round split decision over Magomed Bibulatov

Dana White's Contender Series, Brazil

Episode one
(8/10/18) Bontorin submitted Gustavo Gabriel via rear naked choke at 4:37 of the second round


When and why did you start training for fighting? I train MMA because I like to brawl. I really like a fight, so I wanted to do that for living.

What ranks and titles have you held? BJJ Brazilian Champion, BJJ State Champion. Imortal FC Grand Prix Champion

Do you have any heroes? My grandfather 

What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC? The realization of my biggest dream

What was your job before you started fighting? I was a farmer; I still take care of my land.

Specific accomplishments in amateur competition? Boxing and Muay Thai Amateur State Champion

Ranks in any martial arts styles: BJJ black belt

Favorite grappling technique: Rear naked choke

Favorite Striking technique: Straight right hand