Joao
Zeferino

  • Age:
    35
  • Gender:
    Male
  • Height:
    5' 11"
  • Weight:
    170
  • Fighting Out Of:

Stats

W-L-D
24-8-0
(T)KO
4-3
SUB
15-0
  • Age:
    35
  • Gender:
    Male
  • Height:
    5' 11"
  • Weight:
    170
  • Fighting Out Ofs:

Stats

W-L-D
24-8-0
(T)KO
4-3
SUB
15-0

Professional Career Statistics

Current Streak

  • Wins:
    5

Quick Hits

  • Fastest Win:
    00:00
  • Fastest KO:
    01:58
  • Fastest SUB:
    00:25

(T)KO/DEC/SUB Rates

  • Finish Rate:
    79.2%
  • Finished Rate:
    37.5%
  • Win by Decision Rate:
    20.8%
  • Loss by Decision Rate:
    62.5%
  • Win by KO Rate:
    16.7%
  • Loss by KO Rate:
    37.5%
  • Win by SUB Rate:
    62.5%
  • Loss by SUB Rate:
    0%

Time in cage

  • Pro Record:
    24-8-0 (Win-Loss-Draw)
  • Career Length:
    15 years, 6 months, 22 days
  • Rounds Fought:
    45
  • Avg. Fights/Year:
    2.1
  • Longest Layoff:
    2 years, 3 month, 24 days
  • Quickest Turnaround:
    8 days

By the rounds

  • Ave. Rounds (Ws):
    1.1
  • Ave. Length of Fight (Ws):
    05:37
  • Ave. Rounds (Ls):
    2.3
  • Ave. Length of Fight (Ls):
    11:17

Professional Fight Record

Date Res. Opponent Weightclass Method Round Time
06/17/2021
Win
23-8-0
Jason Ponet
(18-12-0)
Welterweight
171 vs 169.4
Submission (Arm Triangle Choke)
PFL 5
2 02:16
04/29/2021
Win
22-8-0
Gleison Tibau
(31-14-0)
Welterweight
171 vs 170.4
Decision (Unanimous Decision)
PFL 2 2021
3 05:00
07/11/2019
Win
21-8-0
Bojan Velickovic
(15-9-2)
Welterweight
171 vs 170.4
Decision (Unanimous Decision)
PFL 4 - 2019 Regular Season
3 05:00
08/16/2018
Win
20-8-0
Yuri Silva
(11-7-0)
Welterweight
170.4 vs 171
Submission (Rear Naked Choke)
PFL 6 - 2018 Regular Season
3 01:10
07/05/2018
Win
19-8-0
Paul Bradley
(21-8-0)
Welterweight
170.8 vs 171
KO
PFL 3 - 2018 Regular Season
1 01:58
06/30/2017
Loss
19-7-0
Herman Terrado
(9-3-1)
Welterweight
171 vs 169.6
Decision (Split Decision)
Professional Fighters League Daytonoa
3 05:00
10/07/2016
Win
18-7-0
Jason High
(20-5-0)
Welterweight
160.1 vs 160.9
TKO/RSC (Referee Stoppage from Strikes)
World Series of Fighting 33 - Gaethje vs Dugulubgov
3 00:51
04/02/2016
Loss
18-6-0
Jon Fitch
(27-7-1)
Welterweight
169.6 vs 169.6
Decision (Unanimous Decision)
World Series of Fighting 30 - Branch vs Starks
5 05:00
11/20/2015
Loss
16-5-0
Brian Foster
(24-7-0)
Lightweight
156.2 vs 155.8
KO
World Series of Fighting 25 - 8 Man Lightweight Tournament
2 04:51
11/20/2015
Win
16-5-0
Brian Foster
(24-7-0)
Lightweight
156.2 vs 155.8
Submission (Heel Hook)
World Series of Fighting 25 - 8 Man Lightweight Tournament
1 01:46
11/20/2015
Win
16-5-0
Jorge Patino
(30-15-2)
Lightweight
156.2 vs 154.9
Submission (Heel Hook)
World Series of Fighting 25 - 8 Man Lightweight Tournament
1 01:24
NSF
06/13/2015
Win
15-5-0
Juliano Kuririn
(7-1-0)

Submission (Rear Naked Choke)
Imortal Fight Championship 06/13/2015
1 01:29
NSF
11/21/2014
Win
14-5-0
Gilmar Dutra Lima
(13-11-1)

Submission (Heel Hook)
Nitrix Champion Fight -  Evolution 4
1 03:57
NSF
05/11/2014
Win
13-5-0
Jackson Miranda
(3-1-0)

Submission
Fighten Decagon MMA Championship 05/11/14
1 05:00
NSF
03/29/2014
Win
12-5-0
Edson Mosca
(4-6-0)

KO (Kick)
Sao Jose Super Fight 5
1 05:00
09/04/2013
Loss
12-4-0
Elias Silverio
(8-0-0)
Welterweight
170 vs 170
Decision (Unanimous Decision)
Ultimate Fight Night 28: Bader vs Teixeira
3 05:00
05/18/2013
Loss
12-3-0
Rafael Sapo Natal
(15-4-1)
Middleweight
185 vs 185
Decision (Unanimous Decision)
UFC on FX 8: Belfort vs. Rockhold
3 05:00
NSF
03/09/2013
Win
11-3-0
Wellington Geraldo de Oliveira
(7-5-1)

Submission (Arm Triangle Choke)
Nitrix Show Fight: Champion Fight 14
1 02:46
NSF
12/08/2012
Win
10-3-0
Thiago Rela
(2-0-0)

Submission (Keylock)
MMA Rocks 12/08/12
1 02:30
NSF
08/18/2012
Win
9-3-0
Givago Francisco
(1-0-0)

Decision (Unanimous Decision)
Nitrix Show Fight: Champion Fight 12
3 05:00
NSF
07/15/2012
Win
8-3-0
Deyvison Santos
(1-1-0)

Submission (Arm Bar)
Bad Boy Fight Challenge 1
1 01:30
NSF
06/09/2012
Win
7-3-0
Vagner Tiburcio
(9-5-0)

Decision (Unanimous Decision)
Sao Jose Super Fight 2
3 05:00
NSF
11/26/2011
Win
6-3-0
Fabio Selim
(0-1-0)
Middleweight
TKO/RSC
Black Trunk Fight 3
1 05:00
11/18/2011
Win
5-3-0
Sean Salmon
(18-17-0)
Light-heavyweight
195 vs 195
Submission (Heel Hook)
NAFC: Unleashed
1 00:25
NSF
07/25/2009
Loss
5-2-0
Eddie Larrea
(4-5-0)
Welterweight
KO
Konquer the Kage 26
2 00:29
NSF
03/23/2009
Win
4-2-0
Joshua Thorpe
(3-0-0)

Submission (Arm Bar)
Battle By The Bay
1 02:32
03/14/2009
Win
3-2-0
Eric Thompson
(5-5-0)
Middleweight
Submission (Rear Naked Choke)
Battlegrounds V
1 02:25
NSF
02/21/2009
Win
2-2-0
Colby Mcmahan
(1-0-0)

Submission (Guillotine Choke)
Atlas Fights - USA vs. Brazil
1 02:49
NSF
12/12/2007
Win
1-2-0
Dudu TBC
(0-0-0)

Submission (Triangle Choke)
SFC 3 - Sul Fighting Championship 3
1 05:00
NSF
03/10/2007
Loss
1-1-0
Caue Dudus
(3-2-0)

Decision
Floripa Fight 3
05:00
NSF
11/04/2006
Loss
1-0-0
Leandro Gordo
(2-0-0)

KO (Knee)
Sul Fight Championship 2
2 00:00
NSF
11/26/2005
Win
0-0-0
Bruno Amorim
(0-0-0)

Decision (Unanimous Decision)
Floripa Fight 1
05:00

* 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