Alexandre Dantas

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Alexandre Fernandes Dantas
Born (1979-03-01) March 1, 1979 (age 35)
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Other names Cafe
Nationality Brazilian
Height 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)
Weight 238 lb (108 kg; 17.0 st)
Division Heavyweight
Team Gracie Barra Jiu-Jitsu
Mixed martial arts record
Total 2
Wins 0
Losses 2
By knockout 2
Mixed martial arts record from Sherdog

Alexandre "Cafe" Dantas (born March 1, 1979) is a Brazilian retired mixed martial artist. He competed in the Heavyweight division. He lost his last fight at UFC 41 against Gan McGee on February 28, 2003. He is a 3 times world champion in Brazilian jiu-jitsu, the 2002 champion in the open division Brazilian Championship, a 5 times Rio de Janeiro jiu-jitsu champion, the 2007 champion of de ADCC trials in Brazil, the Brazilian Teams Champion at Gracie Barra team, 3 time champion of Brazil X USA jiu-jitsu, 3 time Pan-American jiu-jitsu champion, the 2000 USA Jiu-jitsu champion, 5 time champion of the open division of Copa Café Jiu-jitsu in MIguel Pereira - Rio de Janeiro, among other championships.

Dantas has notable wins in Brazilian jiu-jitsu competition over Rodrigo "Comprido", Gabriel Gonzaga, Fabricio Werdum, "Marcelinho" Garcia, Demian Maia, Bruno Bastos, Fernando Augusto “Tererê”, Marcio "Corleta", and others.

Dantas had a 30 minute controversial fight with Antonio Rodrigo "Minotauro" Nogueira in the USA ADCC trials, Minotauro was believed to have tapped out on a guillotine choke at the same time the ring's rope broke. The fight was restarted, with both fighters starting in standing positions. Minotauro eventually won by 2 points.

Mixed martial arts record[edit]

Res. Record Opponent Method Event Date Round Time Location Notes
Loss 0-2 United States Gan McGee TKO (strikes) UFC 41 February 28, 2003 1 4:49 Boardwalk Hall, Atlantic City, N.J. [1]
Loss 0-1 Japan Yuki Kondo TKO (strikes) UFC 27 September 22, 2000 3 2:28 Louisiana, United States [2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Iole, Kevin (13 May 2009). "UFC 41: ‘Maine-iac’ reigns". Yahoo Sports. Retrieved 4 October 2011. 
  2. ^ Iole, Kevin (29 April 2009). "UFC 27: ‘The Beast’ meets Rizzo". Yahoo Sports. Retrieved 4 October 2011. 

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