Photo of Marco Ruas
Team Ruas Vale Tudo
Age 58
Gender Male
Height 6' 1"
Weight Class Heavyweight

Marco Ruas is a MMA fighter with a professional fight record of 9 wins, 4 losses and 1 draws

Professional Career Statistics

Pro Record 9-4-1 (Win-Loss-Draw)
Career Length 22 years, 5 months, 19 days
Rounds Fought 30.5
Avg. Fights/Year 0.7
Longest Layoff 7 years, 7 months, 19 days
Quickest Turnaround 3 weeks, 6 days

Record BreakDown

- KO/TKO SUB DEC
Wins 1 8 0
Losses 3 0 1
Finish Rate 100.0%
Finished Rate 75.0%
Win by Decision Rate 0.0%
Loss by Decision Rate 25.0%
Win by KO Rate 11.1%
Loss by KO Rate 75.0%
Win by SUB Rate 88.9%
Loss by SUB Rate 0.0%
Win Method
Loss Method

Current Streak

1 Loss

Quick Hits

Fastest Win 00:34
Fastest KO 13:17
Fastest SUB 00:34
Ave. Rounds (Ws) 1.0
Ave. Length of Fight (Ws) 04:58
Ave. Rounds (Ls) 2.8
Ave. Length of Fight (Ls) 14:10
Finish Rounds
Finished Rounds

Official Professional Fight Record

Date Opponent Weightclass Method Round Time
NSF 05/19/2007 L
(9-3-1)
Maurice Smith
(11-12-0)
HW TKO/RSC (Corner Stoppage)
International Fight League: Chicago 05/19/07
4 3:43
NSF 11/11/2001 W
(8-3-1)
Jason Lambert
(3-1-0)
Submission (Heel Hook)
Ultimate Pankration 1
1 0:56
NSF 07/16/1999 L
(8-2-1)
Maurice Smith
(7-9-0)
TKO/RSC (Corner Threw in the Towel from a Knee Injury)
UFC 21: Return of the Champions
1 5:00
NSF 10/11/1998 L
(8-1-1)
Alexander Otsuka
(0-2-0)
TKO/RSC (Corner Threw in the Towel)
Pride 4
2 10:00
NSF 03/15/1998 W
(7-1-1)
Gary Goodridge
(7-5-0)
Submission (Heel Hook)
Pride 2
1 9:09
NSF 03/16/1997 W
(6-1-1)
Pat Smith
(4-7-0)
Submission (Heel Hook)
World Vale Tudo Championship 4
1 0:39
NSF 11/10/1996 D
(6-1-0)
Oleg Taktarov
(10-3-1)
Draw
World Vale Tudo Championship 2
1 31:12
NSF 10/14/1996 W
(5-1-0)
Steve Jennum
(2-1-0)
Submission (Punches)
World Vale Tudo Championship 1
1 1:44
NSF 12/16/1995 W
(4-0-0)
Keith Hackney
(2-1-0)
Submission (Rear Naked Choke)
UFC: Ultimate Ultimate 95
1 2:39
NSF 12/16/1995 L
(4-0-0)
Oleg Taktarov
(7-1-1)
Decision (Unanimous Decision)
UFC: Ultimate Ultimate 95
1 18:00
NSF 09/08/1995 W
(1-0-0)
Larry Cureton
(0-1-0)
Submission (Heel Hook)
UFC 7: Brawl in Buffalo
1 3:23
NSF 09/08/1995 W
(1-0-0)
Remco Pardoel
(3-2-0)
Submission (Bad Position)
UFC 7: Brawl in Buffalo
1 12:27
NSF 09/08/1995 W
(1-0-0)
Paul Varelans
(1-1-0)
TKO/RSC (Referee Stoppage from Kicks)
UFC 7: Brawl in Buffalo
1 13:17
NSF 07/19/1992 W
(0-0-0)
Francisco
(0-0-0)
Submission (Rear Naked Choke)
Ruas Vale Tudo Brazil
1 0:34
NSF 11/30/1984 TBD
(0-0-0)
Fernando Pinduka
(0-0-0)
Unknown (Draw)
Vale Tudo No Maracanazinho
1 20:00
* 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