Diego
Brandao

"Ceara"
  • Age:
    34
  • Gender:
    Male
  • Height:
    5' 7"
  • Weight:
    155
  • Fighting Out Of:
    TX

Stats

W-L-D
24-18-0
(T)KO
13-7
SUB
6-3

Diego
Brandao

"Ceara"
  • Age:
    34
  • Gender:
    Male
  • Height:
    5' 7"
  • Weight:
    155
  • Fighting Out Ofs:
    TX

Stats

W-L-D
24-18-0
(T)KO
13-7
SUB
6-3

Professional Career Statistics

Current Streak

  • Losses:
    4

Quick Hits

  • Fastest Win:
    00:28
  • Fastest KO:
    00:28
  • Fastest SUB:
    01:53

(T)KO/DEC/SUB Rates

  • Finish Rate:
    79.2%
  • Finished Rate:
    55.6%
  • Win by Decision Rate:
    20.8%
  • Loss by Decision Rate:
    38.9%
  • Win by KO Rate:
    54.2%
  • Loss by KO Rate:
    38.9%
  • Win by SUB Rate:
    25%
  • Loss by SUB Rate:
    16.7%

Time in cage

  • Pro Record:
    24-18-0 (Win-Loss-Draw)
  • Career Length:
    15 years, 10 months, 27 days
  • Rounds Fought:
    65.6
  • Avg. Fights/Year:
    2.7
  • Longest Layoff:
    1 years, 2 month, 15 days
  • Quickest Turnaround:
    14 days

By the rounds

  • Ave. Rounds (Ws):
    1.2
  • Ave. Length of Fight (Ws):
    06:07
  • Ave. Rounds (Ls):
    2
  • Ave. Length of Fight (Ls):
    10:03

Professional Fight Record

Date Res. Opponent Weightclass Method Round Time
NSF
08/28/2021
Loss
24-17-0
Salman Zhamaldaev
(18-2-0)
Featherweight
Decision (Majority Decision)
Absolute Championship Akhmat 127
3 05:00
NSF
03/26/2021
Loss
24-16-0
Salman Zhamaldaev
(17-2-0)
Featherweight
Disqualification
Absolute Championship Akhmat 120
2 01:06
NSF
10/04/2020
Loss
24-15-0
Dzhihad Yunusov
(12-3-0)

Decision
Absolute Championship Akhmat 112
3 05:00
NSF
12/14/2019
Loss
24-14-0
Marat Balaev
(9-2-0)

Decision
Absolute Championship Akhmat 103
3 05:00
NSF
10/04/2019
Win
23-14-0
Dzhihad Yunusov
(12-2-0)

Decision
Absolute Championship Akhmat 100 - Grozny Fight
3 05:00
NSF
06/08/2019
Loss
23-13-0
Marcin Held
(25-7-0)
Lightweight
Decision (Unanimous Decision)
Absolute Championship Akhmat 96
3 05:00
NSF
12/15/2018
Win
22-13-0
Vener Galiev
(32-10-0)

TKO/RSC (Doctor Stoppage from a Cut)
Russian Cagefighting Championship 5
1 00:50
NSF
09/30/2018
Loss
22-12-0
Daron Cruickshank
(21-9-0)

KO (Knee)
Rizin Fighting Federation 13
2 00:18
NSF
07/29/2018
Win
21-12-0
Satoru Kitaoka
(41-17-7)

KO (Strike)
Rizin Fighting Federation 11
1 01:38
NSF
09/04/2017
Loss
21-11-0
Akhmed Aliev
(14-4-0)

TKO/RSC
Fight Nights Global 73
2 03:44
NSF
05/25/2017
Win
20-11-0
Vener Galiev
(31-9-0)

KO (Strike)
Fight Nights Global 67
1 00:39
NSF
01/28/2017
Win
19-11-0
Murad Machaev
(20-1-0)

Submission (Arm Bar)
Fight Nights Global 58
2 00:00
01/02/2016
Loss
19-10-0
Brian Ortega
(9-0-0)
Featherweight
146 vs 145.5
Submission (Triangle Choke)
UFC 195: Lawlor vs Condit
3 01:37
09/27/2015
Win
18-10-0
Katsunori Kikuno
(19-5-2)
Featherweight
145 vs 145
TKO/RSC
UFC Fight Night 75 (Japan): Nelson vs Barnatt
1 00:28
04/18/2015
Win
17-10-0
James Hettes
(11-2-0)
Featherweight
145 vs 146
TKO/RSC (Doctor Stoppage)
UFC on FOX 15
1 05:00
07/18/2014
Loss
17-9-0
Conor McGregor
(15-2-0)
Featherweight
145 vs 145
TKO/RSC
UFC Fight Night 46: Brandao vs McGregor
1 04:05
12/28/2013
Loss
17-8-0
Dustin Poirier
(14-3-0)
Lightweight
151.5 vs 146
TKO/RSC
UFC 168
1 04:54
08/17/2013
Win
16-8-0
Daniel Pineda
(18-9-0)
Featherweight
146 vs 144.5
Decision (Unanimous Decision)
UFC Fight Night 26: Sonnen vs Rua
3 05:00
04/06/2013
Win
15-8-0
Pablo Garza
(12-3-0)
Featherweight
145 vs 145
Submission (Arm Triangle Choke)
UFC on Fuel TV 9: Gustafsson vs. Mousasi
1 03:27
10/13/2012
Win
14-8-0
Joey Gambino
(9-1-0)
Featherweight
144 vs 146
Decision (Unanimous Decision)
UFC 153: Silva vs. Bonnar
3 05:00
05/26/2012
Loss
14-7-0
Darren Elkins
(13-2-0)
Featherweight
145 vs 145
Decision (Unanimous Decision)
UFC 146: Mir vs. Dos Santos
3 05:00
12/03/2011
Win
13-7-0
Dennis Bermudez
(7-2-0)
Featherweight
145 vs 146
Submission (Arm Bar)
TUF 14 Finale: Team Bisping vs. Team Miller
1 04:51
07/13/2011
Win
13-7-0
Bryan Caraway
(15-5-0)
Featherweight
145 vs 145
TKO/RSC
The Ultimate Fighter Season 14 - 07/13/11
1 04:15
07/06/2011
Win
13-7-0
Steven Siler
(17-6-0)
Featherweight
145 vs 146
TKO/RSC
The Ultimate Fighter Season 14 - 07/06/11
1 00:31
06/07/2011
Win
13-7-0
Jesse Newell
(5-1-0)
Featherweight
144 vs 145
TKO/RSC
The Ultimate Fighter Season 14
1 00:46
NSF
02/11/2011
Win
12-7-0
Nick Buschman
(6-14-0)

KO
Evolution Combat Sports Championship: Friday Night Fights 02/11/11
1 02:14
NSF
12/18/2010
Win
11-7-0
Richard Villa
(2-0-0)

Submission (Rear Naked Choke)
Jackson's MMA Series 3
2 03:31
NSF
10/30/2010
Win
10-7-0
Michael Casteel
(3-6-0)

KO
Evolution 1
1 00:30
05/22/2010
Loss
10-6-0
Ururahy Rodrigues Junior
(3-2-0)
Lightweight
154 vs 155
Decision (Unanimous Decision)
Ultimate Warrior Challenge - UWC 8: Judgment Day
3 05:00
02/27/2010
Win
9-6-0
Derek Campos
(4-0-0)
Lightweight
154.5 vs 154
Decision (Split Decision)
Quality Entertainment 2/27/10
3 05:00
NSF
01/30/2010
Loss
9-5-0
Gert Kocani
(2-1-0)
Welterweight
TKO/RSC (Referee Stoppage from Strikes)
Battle of the Burg: Redemption
2 03:30
06/20/2009
Loss
9-4-0
Ran Weathers
(11-5-0)
Lightweight
155.5 vs 157.5
KO
SWC 7: Discountenance
1 02:56
NSF
03/27/2009
Win
8-4-0
Fernando Vieira
(4-2-0)

TKO/RSC (Referee Stoppage from Strikes)
Mr. Cage 2
2 03:31
11/22/2008
Win
7-4-0
James King
(10-7-0)
Lightweight
155.5 vs 156
Submission (Rear Naked Choke)
King of Kombat 5: Seasons Beatings
1 01:53
10/04/2008
Loss
7-3-0
Matt Veach
(5-0-0)
Welterweight
157 vs 160
Submission
Immediate Impact MMA
2 01:28
06/27/2008
Win
6-3-0
Brian Foster
(10-2-0)
Welterweight
159 vs 160
KO
TAP Entertainment
1 01:34
NSF
03/29/2008
Win
5-3-0
Orlean Smith
(0-1-0)

KO
Amazon Tribal Kombat 1
1 03:18
NSF
03/01/2008
Loss
5-2-0
George Clay
(3-0-0)

Decision (Unanimous Decision)
Amazon Challenge 2
3 05:00
NSF
09/29/2007
Win
3-2-0
Juarez Harles
(1-1-0)

KO
Amazon Challenge
1 01:27
NSF
09/29/2007
Win
3-2-0
Fabiano Silva
(1-0-1)

Decision (Split Decision)
Amazon Challenge
3 05:00
NSF
09/15/2007
Win
2-2-0
Arilson Paixao
(0-0-0)

KO
Cassino Fight 4
1 05:00
NSF
04/21/2007
Loss
2-1-0
Ronys Torres
(3-0-0)

TKO/RSC (Referee Stoppage from Strikes)
Cassino Fight 3
2 00:00
NSF
04/01/2007
Loss
2-0-0
Daniel Trindade
(4-3-0)

Submission (Rear Naked Choke)
RC 3 - Roraima Combat 3
3 02:25
NSF
12/16/2006
Win
1-0-0
Elifrank Cariolano
(0-0-0)

TKO/RSC (Referee Stoppage from Strikes)
Cassino Fight
1 03:41
NSF
10/01/2005
Win
0-0-0
Michel Addario Bastos
(1-0-0)

Submission
Mega Combat Vale Tudo
3 03:20

* 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