Caio Magalhães

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Caio Magalhães
Born (1987-12-14) December 14, 1987 (age 27)
Sobral, Ceará, Brazil
Other names Hellboy, Monstro
Nationality Brazilian
Height 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)[1]
Weight 186 lb (84 kg; 13.3 st)
Division Middleweight
Light Heavyweight
Reach 73.0 in (185 cm)[2]
Fighting out of Fortaleza, Ceara, Brazil
Team Nova União
American Top Team
Rank black belt in Brazilian jiu-jitsu[3]
Years active 2009-present
Mixed martial arts record
Total 10
Wins 9
By knockout 3
By submission 3
By decision 3
Losses 1
By decision 1
Mixed martial arts record from Sherdog

Caio Magalhães (born December 14, 1987) is a Brazilian mixed martial artist, currently fighting in the middleweight division for the Ultimate Fighting Championship.

Mixed martial arts career[edit]

Ultimate Fighting Championship[edit]

Magalhães made his UFC debut on June 8, 2012 at UFC on FX 3 against fellow newcomer Buddy Roberts.[4] He was outstruck throughout the fight by the much faster Roberts and was having significant difficulties trying to take Roberts down as he was fatigued.

Magalhães fought Karlos Vemola on June 8, 2013 at UFC on Fuel TV 10.[5] Despite losing the first round badly, he rallied back to win the fight via rear-naked choke submission in the second round.

Magalhães next faced Nick Ring on December 7, 2013 at UFC Fight Night 33.[6] He won the back-and-forth fight via unanimous decision.

Magalhães was expected to face Josh Samman on April 19, 2014 at UFC on Fox 11.[7] However on April 8, Samman pulled out of the bout with a hamstring injury.[8] Magalhães instead fought Luke Zachrich.[9] He was victorious via first round TKO.

Magalhães faced Trevor Smith on November 8, 2014 at UFC Fight Night 56.[10] Magalhães won the fight quickly by knockout in the first round.[11] The stoppage was not without a bit of controversy. Magalhães stunned Smith with a knee and foreced a referee stoppage with multiple follow up punches. It appeared that during the final flurry, several hammerfists landed on the back of Smith's head as he lay unconscious on the canvas. Following the match, Magalhães stated "I didn’t notice that," in reference to the strikes to the back of Smith's head. "His coach talked to me after the fight, said I punched the back of his head, but I didn’t notice it. The referee should have stepped in if he saw something, but he was already out from the punch and knee I landed."[12]

Magalhães was very briefly scheduled to face Mark Muñoz on February 28, 2015 at UFC 184.[13] However, shortly after the bout was announced by the UFC, Magalhães indicated that he would not be able to compete at the event due to a lingering infection after recent dental surgery, which would require additional surgery.[14] Muñoz is expected to stay on the card against returning veteran Roan Carneiro.[15]

Mixed martial arts record[edit]

Res. Record Opponent Method Event Date Round Time Location Notes
Win 9–1 Trevor Smith KO (knee & punches) UFC Fight Night: Shogun vs. St. Preux November 8, 2014 1 0:31 Uberlândia, Brazil
Win 8–1 Luke Zachrich TKO (punches) UFC on Fox: Werdum vs. Browne April 19, 2014 1 0:44 Orlando, Florida, United States
Win 7–1 Nick Ring Decision (unanimous) UFC Fight Night: Hunt vs. Bigfoot December 7, 2013 3 5:00 Brisbane, Australia
Win 6–1 Karlos Vemola Submission (rear-naked choke) UFC on Fuel TV: Nogueira vs. Werdum June 8, 2013 2 2:49 Fortaleza, Brazil
Loss 5–1 Buddy Roberts Decision (unanimous) UFC on FX: Johnson vs. McCall June 8, 2012 3 5:00 Sunrise, Florida, United States
Win 5–0 Ismael de Jesus Decision (split) Shooto - Brazil 27 December 2, 2011 3 5:00 Brasília, Brazil
Win 4–0 Messias Pai de Santo Submission (rear-naked choke) AF - Amazon Fight 7 March 3, 2011 1 3:05 Pará, Brazil
Win 3–0 Otavio Lacerda TKO (punches) AF - Amazon Fight 5 October 14, 2010 1 4:58 Pará, Brazil
Win 2–0 Paulo Henrique Garcia Rodrigues Decision (split) IMC - Iron Man Championship 5 March 11, 2010 3 5:00 Pará, Brazil
Win 1–0 Maurilio de Souza Submission (omoplata) Shooto - Brazil 13 August 27, 2009 3 3:25 Ceará, Brazil

External links[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Fight Card - UFC Fight Night Shogun vs. Saint Preux". UFC.com. Retrieved November 10, 2014. 
  2. ^ "Fight Card - UFC Fight Night Werdum vs. Browne". UFC.com. Retrieved April 21, 2014. 
  3. ^ "Caio "Hellboy" Magalhaes - Official UFC Fighter Profile". UFC.com. Retrieved November 10, 2014. 
  4. ^ "Buddy Roberts vs. Caio Magalhaes targeted for UFC on FX 3". mmajunkie.com. March 20, 2012. Retrieved March 20, 2012. 
  5. ^ "Karlos Vemola and Caio Magalhaes agree to meeting at UFC on FUEL TV 10". mmamania.com. March 11, 2013. 
  6. ^ Andrew Potter (2011-09-22). "Nick Ring vs. Caio Magalhaes Added to UFC Fight Night 33 Card in Brisbane". mmaweekly.com. Retrieved 2011-09-22. 
  7. ^ Matt Erickson. "Josh Samman vs. Caio Magalhaes added to UFC on FOX 11 in Orlando". Retrieved 2014-02-06. 
  8. ^ Steph Daniels (2014-04-08). "UFC On FOX 11: Josh Samman out of fight with Magalhaes". bloodyelbow.com. Retrieved 2014-04-08. 
  9. ^ Dan Stupp. "Luke Zachrich, Ray Borg make octagon debuts at UFC on Fox 11, 13-bout lineup set". Retrieved 2014-04-13. 
  10. ^ Guilherme Cruz (2014-09-22). "Caio Magalhaes vs. Trevor Smith middleweight bout set for UFC Fight Night 56 in Brazil". mmafighting.com. Retrieved 2014-09-22. 
  11. ^ Steven Marrocco (2014-11-08). "UFC Fight Night 56 results: Caio Magalhaes smashes Trevor Smith in 31 seconds". mmajunkie.com. Retrieved 2014-11-08. 
  12. ^ Guilherme Cruz (2014-11-08). "Caio Magalhaes sees no controversy in 31-second knockout at UFC Fight Night 56". mmafighting.com. Retrieved 2014-11-08. 
  13. ^ Jesse Holland (2014-12-11). "UFC 184: Mark Munoz vs. Caio Magalhaes set for Feb. 28 in Los Angeles". mmamania.com. Retrieved 2014-12-11. 
  14. ^ Guilherme Cruz (2014-12-11). "Caio Magalhaes out of UFC 184 bout with Mark Munoz". mmamania.com. Retrieved 2014-12-11. 
  15. ^ Guilherme Cruz (2014-12-17). "Roan 'Jucao' Carneiro steps in to face Mark Munoz at UFC 184 on Feb. 28". mmafighting.com. Retrieved 2014-12-17.