|Born||Thiago de Oliveira Perpétuo
December 14, 1986
Santo Andre, Sao Paulo, Brazil
|Height||5 ft 10 in (1.78 m)|
|Weight||170 lb (77 kg; 12 st)|
|Reach||71 in (180 cm)|
|Fighting out of||Santo Andre, Sao Paulo, Brazil|
|Team||Furacao Fight Team|
|Mixed martial arts record|
|Mixed martial arts record from Sherdog|
Thiago de Oliveira Perpétuo (born December 14, 1986) is a Brazilian mixed martial artist who competed in the Welterweight division of the Ultimate Fighting Championship. Perpétuo was a competitor on The Ultimate Fighter: Brazil.
Mixed martial arts career
The Ultimate Fighter
In March 2012, Perpétuo appeared as a fighter on The Ultimate Fighter: Brazil. Perpétuo defeated Joao Paulo De Souza via decision to move into the Ultimate Fighter house, and become an official cast member, fighting for Team Vitor.
In the first round of the competition, Perpétuo fought Francisco Drinaldo. Perpétuo won the fight via TKO (retirement) to move onto the semi-final round. Later, Dana White demanded that the teams be scrambled up and Perpétuo was sent to Team Wanderlei. He then faced eventual winner Cezar Ferreira for a spot in the final against Daniel Sarafian. He was defeated by Ferreira via KO (head kick) in round one.
Ultimate Fighting Championship
Perpétuo made his UFC debut on June 23, 2012 at UFC 147 against Leonardo Mafra. He won the fight via TKO in the third round.
Perpetuo made his return at UFC Fight Night 32 where he faced UFC newcomer Omari Akhmedov He lost the back-and-forth fight via knockout in the first round. Despite the loss on his record, Perpetuo was awarded a Fight of the Night bonus for this bout.
Perpetuo faced Kenny Robertson in a welterweight bout on March 23, 2014 at UFC Fight Night 38. He lost the fight via submission in the first round, and was subsequently released from the promotion shortly after.
Championships and awards
Mixed martial arts
Mixed martial arts record
|Professional record breakdown|
|13 matches||9 wins||3 losses|
|Loss||9–3–1||Kenny Robertson||Submission (rear-naked choke)||UFC Fight Night: Shogun vs. Henderson 2||March 23, 2014||1||1:45||Natal, Brazil||Welterweight debut.|
|Loss||9–2–1||Omari Akhmedov||KO (punches)||UFC Fight Night: Belfort vs. Henderson||November 9, 2013||1||3:31||Goiânia, Brazil||Fight of the Night.|
|Win||9–1–1||Leonardo Mafra||TKO (punches)||UFC 147||June 23, 2012||3||0:41||Belo Horizonte, Brazil|
|Win||8–1–1||Edgar Castaldelli Filho||TKO (punches)||Max Fight 9||July 16, 2011||3||3:10||Campinas, Brazil|
|Win||7–1–1||Willians Santos||Decision (unanimous)||Jungle Fight 26||April 2, 2011||3||5:00||São Paulo, Brazil|
|Win||6–1–1||Thiago Tenorio||TKO (punches)||Conquest Fighting Championships||November 20, 2010||2||N/A||São Paulo, Brazil|
|Win||5–1–1||Luis Matoso||TKO (punches)||Jungle Fight 20||May 22, 2010||3||2:12||São Paulo, Brazil|
|Draw||4–1–1||Luis Matoso||Draw||Jungle Fight 19||April 17, 2010||3||5:00||Moema, Brazil|
|Win||4–1||Rafael Navas||TKO (punches)||Iron Fight Championship 1||December 19, 2009||2||3:53||Sao Caetano do Sul, Brazil|
|Loss||3–1||Danilo Pereira||Submission (rear-naked choke)||Full Fight 2||October 24, 2009||3||4:46||São Paulo, Brazil|
|Win||3–0||Fernando Silva||TKO (punches)||Real Fight 7||October 3, 2009||1||3:20||São Paulo, Brazil|
|Win||2–0||Alvaro Salles||Submission (rear-naked choke)||Tan Lan Fight 9||April 18, 2009||1||0:59||Sao Caetano do Sul, Brazil|
|Win||1–0||Deschanael Deschanael||KO (punch)||Tan Lan Fight 9||April 18, 2009||1||0:23||Sao Caetano do Sul, Brazil|
Mixed martial arts exhibition record
|Professional record breakdown|
|3 matches||2 wins||1 loss|
|Loss||2–1||Cezar Ferreira||KO (head kick)||The Ultimate Fighter: Brazil||N/A||1||1:22||Brazil||Fought at 185|
|Win||2–0||Francisco Drinaldo||TKO (retirement)||The Ultimate Fighter: Brazil||N/A||1||5:00||Brazil||Fought at 185|
|Win||1–0||Joao Paulo De Souza||Decision (unanimous)||The Ultimate Fighter: Brazil||N/A||2||5:00||Brazil||Fought at 185|
- "'The Ultimate Fighter: Brazil' cast unveiled with 32 featherweights and middleweights". MMAJunkie.com. March 12, 2012. Retrieved March 26, 2012.
- "UFC makes official Jan. 19 card in Brazil". MMAjunkie.com. November 3, 2012.
- Ivan Raupp (2013-09-18). "Parado há mais de um ano, Thiago Bodão enfrenta russo em Goiânia (Brazilian Portuguese)". sportv.globo.com. Retrieved 2013-09-18.
- Staff. "UFC Fight Night 32 bonuses: Belfort, Martins, Akhmedov, Perpetuo win $50,000". MMAjunkie.com. Retrieved 2013-11-08.
- Ivan Raupp (2014-01-20). "Thiago Bodão desce de categoria para lutar no UFC de 23 de março (Brazilian Portuguese)". sportv.globo.com. Retrieved 2013-01-20.
- Guilherme Cruz (2014-04-16). "Ronny Markes, Rafaello Oliveira, and Thiago Perpetuo are released by UFC". MMAFighting.com. Retrieved 2014-04-27.