Hacran Dias

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Hacran Dias
Born (1984-05-16) May 16, 1984 (age 30)
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Other names Barnabe
Nationality Brazilian
Height 5 ft 8 in (1.73 m)
Weight 145.5 lb (66.0 kg)
Division Featherweight
Reach 69.0 in (175 cm)[1]
Fighting out of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Team Nova União
Rank Black belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu[2]
Mixed martial arts record
Total 26
Wins 22
By knockout 3
By submission 9
By decision 10
Losses 3
By decision 3
Draws 1
Other information
Mixed martial arts record from Sherdog
last updated on: January 30, 2012

Hacran Dias (born May 16, 1984) is a Brazilian mixed martial artist currently fighting in the featherweight division of the Ultimate Fighting Championship.

Mixed martial arts career[edit]

Background and training[edit]

Hacran Dias is a part of the Nova Uniao fight team.[3] Over his career Dias has fought in the lightweight division primarily in Shooto Brazil and M-1 Challenge. During this span, Dias amassed a record of 20 wins, one loss, and one draw. Noted primarily for his methodical approach to grappling, Dias also trains with noted fighters Jose Aldo, Renan Barão and Marlon Sandro.

The Ultimate Fighter: Brazil[edit]

In January 2012 it was revealed Dias was one of 300 first-stage applicants for The Ultimate Fighter: Brazil.[4]

Ultimate Fighting Championship[edit]

In April, it was announced that Dias had skipped over the show and signed a three fight deal with the UFC.[5]

In his UFC debut, Dias faced Iuri Alcântara on June 23, 2012 at UFC 147 and won the fight via unanimous decision.[6]

Dias was expected to face Chad Mendes on December 15, 2012 at UFC on FX 6.[7] However just days before the event, Dias pulled out of the bout citing a shoulder injury and was replaced by promotional newcomer Yaotzin Meza.[8]

Dias was expected to face Manvel Gamburyan on May 18, 2013 at UFC on FX 8.[9] However, Gamburyan was forced to pull out of the bout citing another injury and was replaced by Nik Lentz[10] Dias lost the back-and-forth fight via unanimous decision.

Dias was expected to face Rodrigo Damm on October 9, 2013 at UFC Fight Night 29.[11] However, the bout was scrapped just days prior to the event after Damm was sidelined due to a kidney stone attack.[12]

Dias was expected to face Tatsuya Kawajiri on January 4, 2014 at UFC Fight Night 34.[13] However, Dias pulled out of the bout citing an injury.[14]

After over a year away from the sport, Dias returned to face Ricardo Lamas on June 28, 2014 at UFC Fight Night 44.[15] He lost the fight via unanimous decision.

Dias is expected to face Darren Elkins on December 20, 2014 at UFC Fight Night 58.[16]

Mixed martial arts record[edit]

Res. Record Opponent Method Event Date Round Time Location Notes
Win 22–3–1 Darren Elkins Decision (unanimous) UFC Fight Night: Machida vs. Dollaway December 20, 2014 3 5:00 Barueri, Brazil
Loss 21–3–1 Ricardo Lamas Decision (unanimous) UFC Fight Night: Swanson vs. Stephens June 28, 2014 3 5:00 San Antonio, Texas, United States
Loss 21–2–1 Nik Lentz Decision (unanimous) UFC on FX: Belfort vs. Rockhold May 18, 2013 3 5:00 Jaraguá do Sul, Brazil
Win 21–1–1 Iuri Alcântara Decision (unanimous) UFC 147 June 23, 2012 3 5:00 Belo Horizonte, Brazil
Win 20–1–1 Paulo Dantas Submission (arm triangle choke) Shooto Brazil 27 December 2, 2011 2 N/A Brasília, Brazil
Win 19–1–1 Eddie Hoch Submission (rear naked choke) Shooto Brazil 25 - Fight for BOPE August 25, 2011 1 3:25 Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Win 18–1–1 Elieni Silva Decision (unanimous) Shooto Brazil 22 April 1, 2011 3 5:00 Brasília, Brazil
Win 17–1–1 Arielson Silva Submission (rear naked choke) Shooto Brazil 21 February 19, 2011 1 3:17 Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Win 16–1–1 Cesario di Domenico TKO (punches) Shooto Brazil 17 August 6, 2010 2 3:07 Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Win 15–1–1 Cyldemar Cyldemar TKO (punches) Dojo Combat 1 April 17, 2010 1 N/A Juiz de Fora, Brazil
Win 14–1–1 Cesar Augusto Cunha Dias Decision (unanimous) Brazil Fight March 13, 2010 3 5:00 Belo Horizonte, Brazil
Win 13–1–1 Sidney Lessa Submission (rear naked choke) Shooto Brazil 14 November 28, 2009 1 3:30 Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Loss 12–1–1 Yui Chul Nam Decision (unanimous) M-1 Challenge 17 July 4, 2009 3 5:00 Seoul, South Korea
Win 12–0–1 Amirkhan Mazihov Submission (rear naked choke) M-1 Challenge 15 May 9, 2009 1 3:58 São Paulo, Brazil
Win 11–0–1 Marcos Rodrigues dos Santos Decision (split) Santos Fight Festival December 6, 2008 3 5:00 Santos, Brazil
Win 10–0–1 Marcio Soares Decision (split) WOCS 2 September 25, 2008 3 5:00 Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Win 9–0–1 Rodrigo Ruiz Decision (unanimous) Jungle Fight 11 September 13, 2008 3 5:00 Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Draw 8–0–1 Takafumi Ito Draw Pancrase - Shining 2 March 26, 2008 3 5:00 Tokyo, Japan
Win 8–0 Alan Nilson Decision Mo Team League 2 September 29, 2007 3 5:00 São Paulo, Brazil
Win 7–0 Willamy Freire Decision (unanimous) Shooto Brazil 3 - The Evolution July 7, 2007 3 5:00 Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Win 6–0 Leonardo Nogueira Submission Juiz de Fora Fight 4 April 14, 2007 2 0:55 Juiz de Fora, Brazil
Win 5–0 Gustavo Careca TKO (retirement) Shooto Brazil 2 March 24, 2007 1 5:00 Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Win 4–0 Ronirley Souza Decision (unanimous) MMA Kombat Espirito Santo November 25, 2006 3 5:00 Vila Velha, Brazil
Win 3–0 Aldenir Paraiba Submission (armbar) Juiz de Fora Fight 3 April 8, 2006 2 N/A Juiz de Fora, Brazil
Win 2–0 Alex Cobra Submission (choke) Real Fight Combat August 13, 2005 2 N/A São José dos Campos, Brazil
Win 1–0 Roberto Roberto Submission (triangle choke) Real Fight Combat August 13, 2005 1 N/A São José dos Campos, Brazil

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Fight Card - UFC Fight Night Swanson vs. Stephens". UFC.com. Retrieved June 29, 2014. 
  2. ^ "Hacran Dias UFC - Facebook". facebook.com. Retrieved June 28, 2014. 
  3. ^ M-1 brings thrilling slate of matchups to Seoul
  4. ^ First stage selection
  5. ^ MMAjunkie.com Staff (April 8, 2012). "Nova Uniao featherweight Hacran Dias signs with UFC". MMAjunkie.com. 
  6. ^ "Yuri Alcantara To Meet Hacran Dias At UFC 147". May 1, 2012. Retrieved May 1, 2012. 
  7. ^ "Hacran Dias vs. Chad Mendes set for UFC on FX 6". mmajunkie.com. October 1, 2012. 
  8. ^ "Yaotzin Meza replaces Hacran Dias, meets Chad Mendes at Friday's UFC on FX 6". MMAjunkie.com. December 10, 2012. Retrieved December 10, 2012. 
  9. ^ Ian Bain (March 19, 2013). "UFC on FX 8 adds Dias-Gamburyan". mmaopionion.co.uk. Retrieved March 19, 2013. 
  10. ^ Staff (2013-03-25). "Nik Lentz replaces Manny Gamburyan, meets Hacran Dias at UFC on FX 8". mmajunkie.com. Retrieved 2013-03-25. 
  11. ^ Guilherme Cruz (2013-08-14). "UFC Fight Night 29 gets Hacran Dias vs. Rodrigo Damm". mmafighting.com. Retrieved 2013-08-14. 
  12. ^ Staff (2013-10-05). "Rodrigo Damm-Hacran Dias fight removed from UFC Fight Night 29". MMAjunkie.com. Retrieved 2013-10-05. 
  13. ^ Matthew Roth (2014-11-03). "Tatsuya Kawajiri set to face Hacran Dias in UFC debut at UFC 34 in Singapore". mmamania.com. Retrieved 2014-11-03. 
  14. ^ Guilherme Cruz (2013-11-30). "Hacran Dias injured, out of UFC Fight Night 34 co-main event". mmafighting.com. Retrieved 2013-11-30. 
  15. ^ Staff (2014-05-03). "Ricardo Lamas vs. Hacran Dias slated for UFC Fight Night 44 in San Antonio". mmajunkie.com. Retrieved 2014-05-03. 
  16. ^ Guilherme Cruz (2014-11-11). "Darren Elkins gets quick turnaround, meets Hacran Dias at UFC Fight Night 58". mmafighting.com. Retrieved 2014-11-11. 

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