Felipe Arantes

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Felipe Arantes
Felipe Sertanejo Arantes.jpg
Born (1988-02-09) February 9, 1988 (age 26)
Sao Paulo, Brazil
Other names Sertanejo
Nationality Brazilian
Height 5 ft 8 in (1.73 m)
Weight 145 lb (66 kg; 10.4 st)
Division Featherweight
Reach 73.0 in (185 cm)[1]
Fighting out of Newark, New Jersey
Team Macaco Gold Team
Rank Black Belt in Muay Thai[2]
Brown Belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu[3]
Years active 2008-present
Mixed martial arts record
Total 26
Wins 16
By knockout 7
By submission 4
By decision 5
Losses 7
By submission 2
By decision 5
Draws 1
No contests 2
Other information
Mixed martial arts record from Sherdog

Felipe Arantes (born February 9, 1988) is a Brazilian mixed martial artist, who currently competes in the featherweight division of the Ultimate Fighting Championship. A professional MMA competitor since 2008, Arantes mostly fought in Brazil before signing with the UFC.

Mixed martial arts career[edit]

Background and early career[edit]

Arantes started training in Judo and Tae Kwon Do at 12 years old and Muay Thai when he was 14. He eventually turned to MMA training when he turned 18.[4]

Arantes made his professional MMA debut in May 2008. He competed in events for smaller promotions in his native Brazil (Paranagua Fight, Samurai FC, Full Battle Heroes) and in the United States (Ultimate Warrior Challenge and Urban Conflict Championships) before signing with the UFC. Prior to his UFC debut he had amassed a record of 13 wins, 3 losses and 2 No Contests.[5]

Ultimate Fighting Championship[edit]

Arantes officially signed with the UFC in July 2011.[6] He made his promotional debut on August 27, 2011 at UFC 134 against Yuri Alcantara, replacing an injured Antonio Carvalho.[7] He lost to Alcântara via unanimous decision.

In his second UFC bout, Arantes faced Antonio Carvalho on January 14, 2012 at UFC 142.[8] He won the fight via unanimous decision, earning his first UFC victory.

Arantes faced Milton Vieira on June 23, 2012 at UFC 147.[9] The two fought to a split draw.

Arantes faced Godofredo Pepey on June 8, 2013 at UFC on Fuel TV 10.[10] He won the fight via TKO in the first round.

Arantes was expected to face Sam Sicilia on September 4, 2013 at UFC Fight Night 28.[11] However, Sicilia pulled out of the bout and was replaced by Kevin Souza.[12] He lost the fight via split decision.

Arantes faced Maximo Blanco on February 15, 2014 at UFC Fight Night 36.[13] He won the fight via unanimous decision.

Arantes faced Andre Fili on October 25, 2014 at UFC 179.[14] He lost the fight by unanimous decision.

Mixed martial arts record[edit]

Res. Record Opponent Method Event Date Round Time Location Notes
Loss 16–7–1 (2) Andre Fili Decision (unanimous) UFC 179 October 25, 2014 3 5:00 Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Win 16–6–1 (2) Maximo Blanco Decision (unanimous) UFC Fight Night: Machida vs. Mousasi February 15, 2014 3 5:00 Jaraguá do Sul, Brazil
Loss 15–6–1 (2) Kevin Souza Decision (split) UFC Fight Night: Teixeira vs. Bader September 4, 2013 3 5:00 Belo Horizonte, Brazil
Win 15–5–1 (2) Godofredo Pepey TKO (elbows & punches) UFC on Fuel TV: Nogueira vs. Werdum June 8, 2013 1 3:32 Fortaleza, Brazil
Draw 14–5–1 (2) Milton Vieira Draw (split) UFC 147 June 23, 2012 3 5:00 Belo Horizonte, Brazil
Win 14–5 (2) Antonio Carvalho Decision (unanimous) UFC 142 January 14, 2012 3 5:00 Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Loss 13–5 (2) Iuri Alcântara Decision (unanimous) UFC 134 August 27, 2011 3 5:00 Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
NC 13–4 (2) Andy Main No Contest (illegal knee) Urban Conflict Championships 4: Supremacy April 11, 2011 1 4:38 Morristown, New Jersey, United States Originally TKO win for Arantes; result overturned due to an illegal knee strike to a grounded opponent
Win 13–4 (1) Marcelo Dutra Submission (rear-naked choke) Gold Fight 2 November 27, 2010 1 4:15 São Paulo, Brazil
Win 12–4 (1) Cemir Jose da Silva KO (head kick) Barueri Combat October 30, 2010 1 0:20 São Paulo, Brazil
Win 11–4 (1) Jason McLean Decision (unanimous) Urban Conflict Championships 3: Renegades September 10, 2010 3 5:00 Jersey City, New Jersey, United States
Win 10–4 (1) Sergio Soares Decision (unanimous) Super Challenge Pro June 27, 2010 3 5:00 São Paulo, Brazil
Win 9–4 (1) Arlinter Rodrigues Submission (rear-naked choke) ABC - Fight Festival 1 May 29, 2010 3 N/A São Paulo, Brazil
Win 8–4 (1) Rodrigo Caporal Decision (unanimous) Amerad Fighter 1 March 5, 2010 3 5:00 São Paulo, Brazil
Win 7–4 (1) Francisco Robert TKO (punches) Full Heroes Battle 1 November 7, 2009 2 2:25 Paranaguá, Brazil
NC 6–4 (1) Lester Caslow No Contest (illegal equipment) Respect Is Earned 3: Philly Biker Brawl October 10, 2009 3 3:06 Oaks, Pennsylvania, United States Overturned due to use of illegal equipment (pants) & suspicion of greasing by Arantes.[15]
Loss 6–4 Freddy Assuncao Decision (unanimous) Ultimate Warrior Challenge 7: Redemption October 3, 2009 3 5:00 Fairfax, Virginia, United States
Loss 6–3 Rony Jason Submission (triangle choke) Samurai Fight Combat September 12, 2009 1 4:53 Curitiba, Brazil
Win 6–2 John Lineker Submission (armbar) Paranagua Fight 5 August 7, 2009 1 1:12 Paranaguá, Brazil
Win 5–2 Diego Santos TKO (punches) Paranagua Fight 4 April 19, 2009 1 2:03 Paranaguá, Brazil
Win 4–2 Rafael Miquelini Submission (rear-naked choke) Paranagua Fight 4 April 19, 2009 1 2:20 Paranaguá, Brazil
Loss 3–2 Steve Deangelis Decision (unanimous) World Cagefighting Alliance: Pure Combat February 6, 2009 3 5:00 Atlantic City, New Jersey, United States
Win 3–1 Alexandre Pedroso TKO (corner stoppage) Paranagua Fight 3 November 11, 2008 1 1:37 Paranaguá, Brazil
Win 2–1 Felipe Alves KO (punches & soccer kicks) Paranagua Fight 2 September 5, 2009 1 0:26 Paranaguá, Brazil
Win 1–1 Adriano Tessaro TKO (punches) Beach Fight Festival May 10, 2008 1 1:43 São Paulo, Brazil
Loss 0–1 Felipe Vidal Submission (armbar) Real Fight 5 April 13, 2008 1 N/A São Paulo, Brazil

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Fight Card - UFC 179 Aldo vs. Mendes 2". UFC.com. Retrieved October 28, 2014. 
  2. ^ "Felipe Arantes - Official UFC Fighter Profile". UFC.com. Retrieved February 15, 2014. 
  3. ^ "Sertanejo ganha faixa-marrom de Jiu-Jitsu e comenta lições para o UFC". GracieMag.com. August 13, 2013. 
  4. ^ "Official Felipe Arantes UFC profile". ufc.com. January 15, 2012. 
  5. ^ "Official Felipe Arantes profile". sherdog.com. January 15, 2012. 
  6. ^ "NJ’s Gold Team Fighters Felipe Arantes Signs with the UFC". gardenstatemma.com. July 15, 2011. 
  7. ^ "Source: Antonio Carvalho out, Felipe Arantes in against Yuri Alcantara at UFC 134". mmajunkie.com. July 14, 2011. 
  8. ^ "UFC RIO: Aldo vs. Mendes". UFC.com. November 29, 2011. 
  9. ^ "Jiu-jitsu notable Milton Vieira's octagon debut set at UFC 147 against Felipe Arantes". MMAJunkie.com. March 29, 2012. Retrieved March 29, 2012. 
  10. ^ "Felipe Arantes vs. Godofredo Castro slated for UFC on FUEL TV 10". MMAJunkie.com. March 20, 2013. Retrieved March 20, 2013. 
  11. ^ Staff (2013-07-18). "Felipe Arantes Steps in to Replace Injured Godofredo Pepey at UFC Fight Night 28 on FS1". mmaweekly.com. Retrieved 2013-07-18. 
  12. ^ Guilherme Cruz (2013-08-07). "Edimilson Souza replaces Sam Sicilia, will fight Felipe Arantes at UFC Fight Night 28". mmafighting.com. Retrieved 2013-08-07. 
  13. ^ Matt Erickson (2014-01-02). "Felipe Arantes vs. Maximo Blanco added to February’s UFC Fight Night 36 in Brazil". MMAJunkie.com. Retrieved 2014-01-02. 
  14. ^ Guilherme Cruz (2014-09-03). "Felipe Arantes, Andre Fili set to meet at UFC 179 in Brazil". mmafighting.com. Retrieved 2014-09-03. 
  15. ^ Paul Miles. "Respect is Earned Philly Biker Brawl: Results". ULTMMA.com. Retrieved January 29, 2011. 

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