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"The Gorilla"

Brendson Ribeiro

Peso meio-pesado Categoria

15-6-0 (W-L-D)

9

Vitórias por nocaute

5

Vitórias por finalização

11

Vitórias no 1º round

Brendson Ribeiro

Histórico do atleta

Informações

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

Status
Ativo
Cidade natal
Brasil
Estilo de luta
Striker
Idade
27
Altura
75.00
Peso
205.50
Estreia no UFC
17.02.24
Envergadura
81.00
Alcance das pernas
40.50
  • Pro since 2015
     
  • Nine wins by KO, six by submission (4 guillotine, armbar, undisclosed submission)
     
  • 11 first-round finishes
     
  • In fourth pro fight in 2015 submitted future DWCS / UFC fighter Antonio Arroyo in the first round
     
  • Origin of nickname: “I got this nickname in my hometown of Belém do Pará. They called me the gorilla of the Amazon, but it ended up being ‘The Gorilla.’”

UFC 298 (2/17/24) Ribeiro was knocked out Zhang Mingyang at 1:41 of the first round 

 

Dana White's Contender Series, Season 7

Episode five (9/5/23) Ribeiro knocked out Bruno Lopes at 3:47 of the first round

When and why did you start training for fighting? I started training in 2011. It wasn't me who chose the fight, it was the fight that chose me. When I made my debut in MMA, I fought in place of a friend who got hurt and I won the fight by knockout in the second round.

What ranks and titles have you held? I am 2x Paraense Wrestling Champion, and I am current champion of the Shooto Brasil event in the light heavyweight category.

Do you have any heroes? My mother and my grandmother and my grandfather

What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC? Fulfillment of a dream come true!

What was your job before you started fighting? I worked as a security guard and in the fields with my family.

Favorite grappling technique: Guillotine

Favorite Striking technique: Muay Thai