Murilo
Rua

"Ninja"
  • Age:
    40
  • Gender:
    Male
  • Height:
    6' 0"
  • Weight:
    200
  • Fighting Out Of:
    Parana

Stats

W-L-D
19-13-1
(T)KO
8-6
SUB
9-1
  • Age:
    40
  • Gender:
    Male
  • Height:
    6' 0"
  • Weight:
    200
  • Fighting Out Of:
    Parana

Stats

W-L-D
19-13-1
(T)KO
8-6
SUB
9-1

Professional Career Statistics

Current Streak

  • Losses:
    3

Quick Hits

  • Fastest Win:
    00:28
  • Fastest KO:
    00:28
  • Fastest SUB:
    01:27

(T)KO/DEC/SUB Rates

  • Finish Rate:
    89.5%
  • Finished Rate:
    53.8%
  • Win by Decision Rate:
    10.5%
  • Loss by Decision Rate:
    46.2%
  • Win by KO Rate:
    42.1%
  • Loss by KO Rate:
    46.2%
  • Win by SUB Rate:
    47.4%
  • Loss by SUB Rate:
    7.7%

Time in cage

  • Pro Record:
    19-13-1 (Win-Loss-Draw)
  • Career Length:
    12 years, 3 months, 10 days
  • Rounds Fought:
    46.7
  • Avg. Fights/Year:
    2.7
  • Longest Layoff:
    1 years, 3 month, 16 days
  • Quickest Turnaround:
    29 days

By the rounds

  • Ave. Rounds (Ws):
    1
  • Ave. Length of Fight (Ws):
    05:11
  • Ave. Rounds (Ls):
    2
  • Ave. Length of Fight (Ls):
    10:01

Professional Fight Record

Date Res. Opponent Weightclass Method Round Time
NSF
09/06/2012
Loss
19-12-1
Paulo Filho
(21-4-2)

TKO/RSC (Referee Stoppage from Strikes)
Best of the Best (Brazil) - Filho vs Rua
1 00:47
NSF
05/21/2011
Loss
19-11-1
Tom Watson
(13-4-0)

KO (Kick)
BAMMA - British Association of Mixed Martial Arts 6
3 02:06
10/23/2010
Loss
19-10-1
Roy Boughton
(4-1-0)
Light-heavyweight
190.6 vs 195.2
Decision (Unanimous Decision)
Warrior-1 MMA 6: New Ground
3 05:00
NSF
07/18/2010
Win
18-10-1
Jeremy May
(7-6-0)

Submission (Guillotine Choke)
Impact FC 2: The Uprising - Sydney
1 04:12
NSF
05/28/2010
Win
17-10-1
Arturo Arcemendes
(0-0-0)

Submission (Arm Triangle Choke)
BC - Bitetti Combat 7
1 01:27
NSF
09/12/2009
Win
16-10-1
Alex Stiebling
(19-10-1)

TKO/RSC (Referee Stoppage from Strikes)
Bitetti Combat Nordeste 4
1 00:39
NSF
04/05/2009
Loss
16-9-1
Riki Fukuda
(13-4-0)

Decision (Unanimous Decision)
Dream 8 - Welterweight Grand Prix 2009 Opening Round
2 05:00
10/04/2008
Loss
16-8-1
Benji Radach
(18-4-0)
Middleweight
185 vs 185
KO (Strike)
EliteXC 10: Kimbo vs. Shamrock
2 02:31
NSF
06/14/2008
Win
15-8-1
Tony Bonello
(15-0-1)

TKO/RSC (Referee Stoppage from Strikes)
EliteXC: Return of the King
1 03:16
NSF
11/30/2007
Win
14-8-1
Xavier Foupa-Pokam
(13-8-0)

Submission (Rear Naked Choke)
Cage Rage (England) 24
2 00:00
NSF
09/15/2007
Loss
14-7-1
Robbie Lawler
(14-4-0)

TKO/RSC
EliteXC: Uprising
3 05:00
NSF
06/22/2007
Win
13-7-1
Joey Villasenor
(23-5-0)
Middleweight
184 vs 184
TKO/RSC (Referee Stoppage from Strikes)
Strikeforce: Shamrock vs Baroni
2 01:05
NSF
04/21/2007
Win
12-7-1
Alex Reid
(8-6-1)

TKO/RSC (Referee Stoppage from a Cut)
Cage Rage (England) 21: Judgment Day
1 00:28
NSF
09/30/2006
Win
11-7-1
Mark Weir
(18-10-0)

Submission (Arm Triangle Choke)
Cage Rage (England) 18: Battleground
2 01:15
NSF
06/04/2006
Loss
11-6-1
Denis Kang
(25-7-1)

KO
Pride: Bushido 11 Survival 06' Opening Round
1 00:15
NSF
04/02/2006
Loss
11-5-1
Paulo Filho
(9-0-0)

Decision (Unanimous Decision)
Pride: Bushido 10
2 05:00
NSF
10/23/2005
Win
10-5-1
Murad Chunkaiev
(5-1-0)

Submission (Heel Hook)
Pride 30: Fully Loaded
1 03:31
NSF
02/20/2005
Loss
10-4-1
Quinton Jackson
(20-5-0)

Decision (Split Decision)
Pride 29: Fists of Fire
3 05:00
NSF
04/25/2004
Loss
10-3-1
Sergei Kharitonov
(7-0-0)

KO (Punches)
Pride: Total Elimination 2004
1 04:14
NSF
02/01/2004
Win
9-3-1
Alexander Otsuka
(3-13-0)

Submission (Side Choke)
Pride 27: Inferno
1 05:25
NSF
12/31/2003
Win
8-3-1
Akira Shoji
(11-9-5)

KO (Knee to the Head)
Pride: Shock Wave 2003
1 02:41
NSF
12/23/2002
Loss
8-2-1
Kevin Randleman
(13-5-0)

Submission (Doctor Stoppage from a Cut)
Pride 24: Cold Fury 3
3 00:20
NSF
11/24/2002
Loss
8-1-1
Ricardo Arona
(7-1-0)

Decision (Unanimous Decision)
Pride 23: Championship Chaos 2
3 05:00
NSF
04/28/2002
Win
7-1-1
Mario Sperry
(8-1-0)

Decision (Unanimous Decision)
Pride 20: Armed and Ready
3 05:00
NSF
12/23/2001
Win
6-1-1
Alex Andrade
(4-2-0)

Decision (Unanimous Decision)
Pride 18: Cold Fury 2
3 05:00
NSF
11/03/2001
Loss
6-0-1
Dan Henderson
(11-1-0)

Decision (Majority Decision)
Pride 17: Championship Chaos
3 05:00
NSF
09/24/2001
Win
5-0-1
Daijiro Matsui
(3-7-2)

KO (Kick to the Face)
Pride 16: Beasts From The East
3 00:51
NSF
06/09/2001
Win
4-0-1
Rogerio Sagate
(0-0-0)

Submission (Key Lock)
Meca Vale Tudo 5
1 03:54
NSF
05/01/2001
Draw
4-0-0
Akihiro Gono
(11-8-3)
Heavyweight
Draw
Shooto: To The Top Vol.4
3 05:00
NSF
12/16/2000
Win
3-0-0
Leopoldo Serao
(1-1-0)

TKO/RSC (Doctor Stoppage)
Meca Vale Tudo 4
1 07:00
NSF
11/14/2000
Win
2-0-0
Luiz Claudio das Dores
(3-2-0)

Submission (Strikes)
Meca Vale Tudo 3
1 03:00
NSF
08/12/2000
Win
1-0-0
Israel Albuquerque
(0-1-0)

TKO/RSC (Referee Stoppage due to Shoulder Dislocation)
Meca Vale Tudo 2
1 01:37
NSF
05/27/2000
Win
0-0-0
Adriano Verdelli
(1-2-0)

Submission (Triangle Choke)
Meca Vale Tudo 1
1 03:08

* 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