Stats & Records
Wins by Knockout
Wins by Submission
First Round Finishes
- Sig. Strikes Landed
- Sig. Strikes Attempted
- Takedowns Landed
- Takedowns Attempted
- Sig. Str. Defense is the percentage of significant strikes attempted against a fighter that do not land.
- Takedown defense is the percentage of takedowns attempted against a fighter that do not land.
- Knockdown Avg. is the average number of knockdowns per 15 Minutes window.
Sig. Str. By Position
Sig. Str. by target
Win by Method
- Pro since 2011
- 17 wins by KO, four by submission (2 armbar, guillotine, RNC)
- Has finished all but one of his wins
- 1-4 in last five bouts
- Gorman fight was first time going the distance
- 16 first round finishes
- 15 of last 16 wins by KO
UFC 260 (3/27/21) Almeida was knocked out by Sean O'Malley at 3:52 of the third round
UFC Fight Night (10/18/20) Almeida lost a three round unanimous decision to Jonathan Martinez
UFC 220 (1/20/18) Almeida was stopped by Rob Font via strikes at 2:24 of the second round
UFC on FOX (7/22/17) Almeida lost a three round unanimous decision to Jimmie Rivera
UFC Fight Night (11/19/16) Almeida stopped Albert Morales via strikes at 1:37 of the second round
UFC Fight Night (5/29/16) Almeida was knocked out by Cody Garbrandt at 2:53 of the first round
UFC Fight Night (11/7/15) Almeida knocked out Anthony Birchak at 4:24 of the first round
UFC 189 (7/11/15) Almeida knocked out Brad Pickett at :29 of the second round
UFC 186 (4/25/15) Almeida stopped Yves Jabouin via strikes at 4:18 of the first round
UFC Fight Night (11/8/14) Almeida won a three round unanimous decision over Tim Gorman
TRAINING: I train Muay Thai and wrestling in the morning, and hard sparring at night.
When and why did you start training for fighting? I started at Chute Boxe; I had several friends there.What ranks
and titles have you held? Legacy 135-pound champ
Do you have any heroes? My Family
What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC? A dream come true.
Did you go to college and if so what degree did you earn? I have taken some classes
What was your job before you started fighting? I teach MMA
Ranks in any martial arts styles: Brown belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu
Favorite grappling technique: Choke
Favorite striking technique: Liver punch