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Age 33
Gender Male
Height 5' 11"
Weight Class Welterweight

Joao Zeferino is a MMA fighter with a professional fight record of 22 wins, 8 losses and 0 draws

Professional Career Statistics

Pro Record 22-8-0 (Win-Loss-Draw)
Career Length 13 years, 7 months, 15 days
Rounds Fought 40.6
Avg. Fights/Year 2.2
Longest Layoff 2 years, 3 months, 24 days
Quickest Turnaround 1 week, 1 day

Record BreakDown

- KO/TKO SUB DEC
Wins 4 14 4
Losses 3 0 5
Finish Rate 81.8%
Finished Rate 37.5%
Win by Decision Rate 18.2%
Loss by Decision Rate 62.5%
Win by KO Rate 18.2%
Loss by KO Rate 37.5%
Win by SUB Rate 63.6%
Loss by SUB Rate 0.0%
Win Method
Loss Method

Current Streak

3 Wins

Quick Hits

Fastest Win 00:00
Fastest KO 01:58
Fastest SUB 00:25
Ave. Rounds (Ws) 1.0
Ave. Length of Fight (Ws) 05:06
Ave. Rounds (Ls) 2.3
Ave. Length of Fight (Ls) 11:17
Finish Rounds
Finished Rounds

Official Professional Fight Record

Date Opponent Weightclass Method Round Time
Official MMA Fight Results 07/11/2019 W
(21-8-0)
Bojan Velickovic
(15-8-1)
WW
(171.0 vs. 170.4)
Decision (Unanimous Decision)
PFL 4 - 2019 Regular Season
3 5:00
Official MMA Fight Results 08/16/2018 W
(20-8-0)
Yuri Silva
(11-7-0)
WW
(170.4 vs. 171.0)
Submission (Rear Naked Choke)
PFL 6 - 2018 Regular Season
3 1:10
Official MMA Fight Results 07/05/2018 W
(19-8-0)
Paul Bradley
(21-8-0)
WW
(170.8 vs. 171.0)
KO
PFL 3 - 2018 Regular Season
1 1:58
Official MMA Fight Results 06/30/2017 L
(19-7-0)
Herman Terrado
(9-3-1)
WW
(171.0 vs. 169.6)
Decision (Split Decision)
Professional Fighters League Daytonoa
3 5:00
Official MMA Fight Results 10/07/2016 W
(18-7-0)
Jason High
(20-5-0)
WW
(160.1 vs. 160.9)
TKO/RSC (Referee Stoppage from Strikes)
World Series of Fighting 33 - Gaethje vs Dugulubgov
3 0:51
Official MMA Fight Results 04/02/2016 L
(18-6-0)
Jon Fitch
(27-7-1)
WW
(169.6 vs. 169.6)
Decision (Unanimous Decision)
World Series of Fighting 30 - Branch vs Starks
5 5:00
Official MMA Fight Results 11/20/2015 W
(16-5-0)
Jorge Patino
(30-15-2)
LW
(156.2* vs. 154.9)
Submission (Heel Hook)
World Series of Fighting 25 - 8 Man Lightweight Tournament
1 1:24
Official MMA Fight Results 11/20/2015 W
(16-5-0)
Brian Foster
(24-7-0)
LW
(156.2* vs. 155.8)
Submission (Heel Hook)
World Series of Fighting 25 - 8 Man Lightweight Tournament
1 1:46
Official MMA Fight Results 11/20/2015 L
(16-5-0)
Brian Foster
(24-7-0)
LW
(156.2* vs. 155.8)
KO
World Series of Fighting 25 - 8 Man Lightweight Tournament
2 4:51
NSF 06/13/2015 W
(15-5-0)
Juliano Kuririn
(7-1-0)
Submission (Rear Naked Choke)
Imortal Fight Championship 06/13/2015
1 1:29
NSF 11/21/2014 W
(14-5-0)
Gilmar Dutra Lima
(13-11-1)
Submission (Heel Hook)
Nitrix Champion Fight -  Evolution 4
1 3:57
NSF 05/11/2014 W
(13-5-0)
Jackson Miranda
(3-1-0)
Submission
Fighten Decagon MMA Championship 05/11/14
1 0:00
NSF 03/29/2014 W
(12-5-0)
Edson Mosca
(4-6-0)
KO (Kick)
Sao Jose Super Fight 5
1 0:00
Official MMA Fight Results 09/04/2013 L
(12-4-0)
Elias Silverio
(8-0-0)
WW
(170.0 vs. 170.0)
Decision (Unanimous Decision)
Ultimate Fight Night 28: Bader vs Teixeira
3 5:00
Official MMA Fight Results 05/18/2013 L
(12-3-0)
Rafael Sapo Natal
(15-4-1)
MW
(185.0 vs. 185.0)
Decision (Unanimous Decision)
UFC on FX 8: Belfort vs. Rockhold
3 5:00
NSF 03/09/2013 W
(11-3-0)
Wellington Geraldo de Oliveira
(7-5-1)
Submission (Arm Triangle Choke)
Nitrix Show Fight: Champion Fight 14
1 2:46
NSF 12/08/2012 W
(10-3-0)
Thiago Rela
(2-0-0)
Submission (Keylock)
MMA Rocks 12/08/12
1 2:30
NSF 08/18/2012 W
(9-3-0)
Givago Francisco
(1-0-0)
Decision (Unanimous Decision)
Nitrix Show Fight: Champion Fight 12
3 5:00
NSF 07/15/2012 W
(8-3-0)
Deyvison Santos
(1-1-0)
Submission (Arm Bar)
Bad Boy Fight Challenge 1
1 1:30
NSF 06/09/2012 W
(7-3-0)
Vagner Tiburcio
(9-5-0)
Decision (Unanimous Decision)
Sao Jose Super Fight 2
3 5:00
NSF 11/26/2011 W
(6-3-0)
Fabio Selim
(0-1-0)
MW TKO/RSC
Black Trunk Fight 3
1 0:00
Official MMA Fight Results 11/18/2011 W
(5-3-0)
Sean Salmon
(18-17-0)
LHW
(195.0 vs. 195.0)
Submission (Heel Hook)
NAFC: Unleashed
1 0:25
NSF 07/25/2009 L
(5-2-0)
Eddie Larrea
(4-5-0)
WW KO
Konquer the Kage 26
2 0:29
NSF 03/23/2009 W
(4-2-0)
Joshua Thorpe
(3-0-0)
Submission (Arm Bar)
Battle By The Bay
1 2:32
Official MMA Fight Results 03/14/2009 W
(3-2-0)
Eric Thompson
(5-5-0)
MW Submission (Rear Naked Choke)
Battlegrounds V
1 2:25
NSF 02/21/2009 W
(2-2-0)
Colby Mcmahan
(1-0-0)
Submission (Guillotine Choke)
Atlas Fights - USA vs. Brazil
1 2:49
NSF 12/12/2007 W
(1-2-0)
Dudu TBC
(0-0-0)
Submission (Triangle Choke)
SFC 3 - Sul Fighting Championship 3
1 5:00
NSF 03/10/2007 L
(1-1-0)
Caue Dudus
(3-2-0)
Decision
Floripa Fight 3
NSF 11/04/2006 L
(1-0-0)
Leandro Gordo
(2-0-0)
KO (Knee)
Sul Fight Championship 2
2 0:00
NSF 11/26/2005 W
(0-0-0)
Bruno Amorim
(0-0-0)
Decision (Unanimous Decision)
Floripa Fight 1
* Bouts marked with an 'Official' logo denote results which have been verified by an ABC-recognized athletic commission
* Bouts marked with an (*) are considered exhibition bouts and do not count towards the fighter's record
* Weights marked with an (*) denote those over the limit for the weight class