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"The Young Punisher"

Pedro Munhoz

Peso-galo Categoria

20-9-0 (W-L-D)

5

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8

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8

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Pedro Munhoz

Histórico do atleta

Informações

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

Status
Ativo
Cidade natal
Brasil
Equipe
Black House MMA
Estilo de luta
Muay Thai
Idade
37
Altura
66.00
Peso
135.00
Estreia no UFC
22.02.14
Envergadura
64.50
Alcance das pernas
36.50
  • Pro since 2009

     
  • Eight wins by submission (6 guillotine, heel hook, RNC), five by KO

     
  • Eight first round finishes

     
  • Has won eight of his last 14 (8-5, 1 NC)

     
  • Holds five round decision win over UFC / WEC vet Jeff Curran from August 2013

UFC 276 (7/2/22) Munhoz’ bout with Sean O’Malley was ruled a no contest at 3:09 of the second round when an accidental eye poke rendered Munhoz unable to continue

UFC 269 (12/11/21) Munhoz lost a three round unanimous decision to Dominick Cruz

UFC 265 (8/7/21) Munhoz lost a three round unanimous decision to Jose Aldo

UFC Fight Night (2/27/21) Munhoz won a three round unanimous decision over Jimmie Rivera

UFC on ESPN (8/22/20) Munhoz lost a five-round split decision to Frankie Edgar

UFC 238 (6/8/19) Munhoz lost a three round unanimous decision to Aljamain Sterling

UFC 235 (3/2/19) Munhoz knocked out Cody Garbrandt at 4:51 of the first round

TUF 28 Finale (11/30/18) Munhoz stopped Bryan Caraway via strikes at 2:39 of the first round

UFC 227 (8/4/18) Munhoz won a three round unanimous decision over Brett Johns

UFC 222 (3/3/18) Munhoz lost a three round split decision to John Dodson

UFC Fight Night (10/28/17) Munhoz submitted Rob Font via guillotine choke at 4:03 of the first round

UFC Fight Night (5/28/17) Munhoz won a three round unanimous decision over Damian Stasiak

UFC Fight Night (11/19/16) Munhoz submitted Justin Scoggins via guillotine choke at 1:55 of the second round

UFC Fight Night (7/7/16) Munhoz submitted Russell Doane via guillotine choke at 2:08 of the first round

UFC Fight Night (11/7/15) Munhoz lost a three round split decision to Jimmie Rivera

UFC Fight Night (10/4/14) Munhoz’ win over Jerrod Sanders was overturned to a no contest after Munhoz failed his post-fight drug test.

TUF Brazil 3 Finale (5/31/14) Munhoz stopped Matt Hobar via strikes at 2:47 of the first round

UFC 170 (2/22/14) Munhoz lost a three round unanimous decision to Raphael Assuncao

When and why did you start training for fighting? At age 13 when I saw Royce Gracie fighting in the UFC.



What ranks and titles have you held? RFA Bantamweight Champion, 2x Brazilian National No-Gi Champion, 6x State BJJ Champion, Black Belt BJJ 



Do you have any heroes? I don't have any heroes, but I look up to certain individuals in my personal and professional life for inspiration. 



What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC? It's a dream come true.  Since the age of 13 all I wanted to become was a professional fighter.  When I accomplished that I could not wait to be a part of the UFC, and in 2010 I came to the U.S. to conquer that dream.



Did you go to college and if so what degree did you earn? Yes. Bachelor's in physical education



What was your job before you started fighting? BJJ and Muay Thai Instructor



Specific accomplishments in pro competition? Winning and defending the RFA title.



Ranks in any martial arts styles: Black Belt BJJ



Favorite grappling technique: Guillotine choke



Favorite Striking technique: Elbows and knees