This fighter is currently serving a suspension by an ABC-recognized athletic commission (MMA, Massachusetts)

Gabriel Gonzaga "Napao"

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Pro Record: 16-10-0 (Win-Loss-Draw)
Team: Team Link
Age: 36
Sex: Male
Height: 6 Feet. 1 Inch(es).
Weight: 260 lbs.
Out of: Ludlow, MA

Gabriel Gonzaga's Professional Record

Date Result Opponent Event Method Round Time
04/11/2015 Loss Mirko Cro Cop UFC Fight Night 64: CroCop vs Gonzaga TKO/RSC 3 3:30
12/13/2014 Loss Matthew Mitrione UFC on FOX: Miocic vs Dos Santos TKO/RSC Referee Stoppage from Strikes 1 1:59
01/25/2014 Loss Stipe Miocic UFC on Fox: Thomson vs. Henderson Decision Unanimous Decision 3
10/19/2013 Win Shawn Jordan UFC 166: Dos Santos vs Velasquez TKO/RSC 1 1:33
07/06/2013 Win Dave Herman UFC 162: Silva vs. Weidman TKO/RSC 1 0:17
04/13/2013 Loss Travis Browne The Ultimate Fighter 17 Finale: Faber vs. Jorgensen TKO/RSC 1 1:11
01/19/2013 Win Ben Rothwell UFC on FX: Bisping vs. Belfort Submission Guillotine Choke 2 1:01
01/14/2012 Win Ednaldo Oliveira UFC 142: Aldo vs. Mendes Submission Rear Naked Choke 1 3:22
10/08/2011 Win Parker Porter Reality Fighting: Gonzaga vs. Porter Submission Arm Triangle Choke 3 1:50 Title Fight
10/23/2010 Loss Brendan Schaub UFC 121: Lesnar vs. Velasquez Decision Unanimous Decision 3
03/21/2010 Loss Junior Dos Santos UFC Live on Versus: Vera vs Jones TKO/RSC Referee Stoppage from Strikes 1 3:53
08/29/2009 Win Chris Tuchscherer UFC 102: Couture vs. Nogueira TKO/RSC Referee Stoppage from Strikes 1 2:27
03/07/2009 Loss Shane Carwin UFC 96: Jackson vs Jardine KO Strike 1 1:09
11/15/2008 Win Josh Hendricks UFC 91: Couture vs. Lesnar TKO/RSC Referee Stoppage from Strikes 1 1:01
07/05/2008 Win Justin McCully UFC 86: Jackson vs. Griffin Submission Kimura 1 1:57
01/19/2008 Loss Fabricio Werdum UFC 80: Rapid Fire TKO/RSC Referee Stoppage from Strikes 2 4:34
08/25/2007 Loss Randy Couture UFC 74: Respect TKO/RSC 3 1:37 Title Fight
04/21/2007 Win Mirko Cro Cop UFC 70: Nations Collide KO Kick 1 4:51
12/30/2006 Win Carmelo Marrero UFC 66: Liddell vs. Ortiz 2 Submission Arm Bar 1 3:22
05/27/2006 Win Fabiano Scherner UFC 60: Hughes vs. Gracie TKO/RSC Referee Stoppage from Strikes 2 0:24
11/19/2005 Win Kevin Jordan UFC 56: Full Force TKO/RSC Referee Stoppage from Strikes 3 4:39
NSF 10/23/2004 Win Walter Farias Shooto Brazil 4 : Never Shake Submission Neck Crank 2 1:00
NSF 05/15/2004 Win Charlie Brown Jungle Fight 2 Submission Verbal Submission 3
NSF 09/13/2003 Loss Fabricio Werdum Jungle Fight 1 TKO/RSC Referee Stoppage from Strikes 3
NSF 08/01/2003 Win Branden Hinkle Meca Vale Tudo 9 Submission Triangle Choke 1 3:54
NSF 04/02/2003 Win Cicero Brazilian Gladiators 2 Submission Strikes 1 0:00
: Bout results verified by an official State, Tribal, Provincial, or Municipal Commission.
NSF: Non Sanctioned Fight
* : For a variety of reasons, including weight disparity and the demands of entertainment, Exhibition Bouts are held, in which the contest is unscripted and hard fought, but the results do not count on a fighter's Official Record.
NC: Fight Declared No Contest

Fighter Bio


Gabriel "Napao" Gonzaga-Nogueira (born May 18, 1979 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil), is a Mixed Martial Arts competitor currently competing in the Ultimate Fighting Championship. He holds a black belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu under Wander Braga, is a former member of the famous Chute Boxe Academy, and now fights out of Ludlow, Massachusetts as a part of Team Link.

Gonzaga made his MMA Debut on April 4th, 2003 in Santos, Brazil against Cicero Cicero. He would win via submission from strikes in the first round.