Luiz Azeredo

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Luiz Azeredo
Born (1976-06-10) 10 June 1976 (age 38)
São Paulo, Brazil
Other names The Joker
Nationality Brazilian
Height 1.77 m (5 ft 10 in)
Weight 71 kg (157 lb; 11.2 st)
Division Lightweight
Welterweight
Fighting out of Curitiba, Brazil
Team Chute Boxe Academy
Brazilian Top Team
Trainer Rudimar Fedrigo
Years active 1997–present
Kickboxing record
Total 2
Wins 1
Losses 1
Mixed martial arts record
Total 25
Wins 15
By knockout 5
By submission 4
By decision 6
Losses 10
By knockout 3
By submission 1
By decision 6
Other information
Mixed martial arts record from Sherdog

Luiz Azeredo (born June 10, 1976) is a Brazilian Welterweight professional mixed martial artist. He has fought in the PRIDE Fighting Championships and Cage Rage.

Mixed martial arts career[edit]

On November 22, 2008 he participated in Shoot Boxing World Tournament 2008, where he reached the semi finals and was defeated by defending champion Kenichi Ogata. He is notable for being the first of five people to have ever defeated Anderson Silva in a MMA bout.

Bellator[edit]

Azeredo made his Bellator debut at Bellator 33 winning against formerly undefeated, Edward Guedes. He won the fight after dominating all three rounds, as he got the unanimous decision win.[1] It is being rumored that, with the win, Azeredo has been offered a spot in the Season 4 lightweight tournament.

Mixed martial arts record[edit]

Res. Record Opponent Method Event Date Round Time Location Notes
Loss 15–10 Renê Nazare TKO (injury) Bellator 39 April 2, 2011 1 5:00
Win 15–9 Edward Guedes Decision (unanimous) Bellator 33 October 21, 2010 3 5:00
Win 14–9 Niko Puhakka Decision (unanimous) Fight Festival 28 October 16, 2010 3 5:00
Loss 13–9 Mikhail Malyutin Decision (unanimous) Ring of Combat 31 September 24, 2010 3 5:00
Win 13–8 Brandon Adamson Submission (rear naked choke) UCC 3: Urban Conflict Championship Fights September 10, 2010 1 3:06
Loss 12–8 Ronys Torres Submission (kimura) Jungle Fight 10 July 12, 2008 1 4:34
Win 12–7 Milton Vieira Decision The One: VIP Fighting February 13, 2008 3 N/A
Loss 11–7 Tatsuya Kawajiri Decision (unanimous) Yarennoka! December 31, 2007 2 5:00
Win 11–6 Paul Daley Decision (unanimous) Cage Rage 19 December 9, 2006 3 5:00
Loss 10–6 Joachim Hansen KO (knee) Pride - Bushido 10 April 2, 2006 1 7:09
Loss 10–5 Takanori Gomi Decision (unanimous) PRIDE Bushido 9 September 25, 2005 2 5:00
Win 10–4 Naoyuki Kotani KO (strikes) PRIDE Bushido 9 September 25, 2005 1 0:11
Loss 9–4 Takanori Gomi KO (punches) PRIDE Bushido 7 May 22, 2005 1 3:46
Win 9–3 Luiz Firmino Decision (split) PRIDE Bushido 6 April 3, 2005 2 5:00
Win 8–3 Regiclaudio Macedo TKO (punches) SS 5: Storm Samurai 5 November 5, 2004 2 2:23
Win 7–3 Eduardo Simões TKO (punches and stomp) SS 4: Storm Samurai 4 August 7, 2004 1 1:36
Loss 6–3 Tony DeSouza Decision (unanimous) Meca 11: Meca World Vale Tudo 11 June 5, 2004 3 5:00
Win 6–2 Rodrigo Ruas TKO (punches) BSF: Brazil Super Fight September 19, 2003 1 1:26
Win 5–2 Cristiano Marcello Submission (knees) Meca 6: Meca World Vale Tudo 6 January 31, 2002 1 8:30
Win 4–2 Fabrício Camões TKO Meca: World Vale Tudo 3 November 14, 2000 2 1:36
Loss 3–2 Hayato Sakurai Decision (unanimous) Shooto: R.E.A.D. 8 August 4, 2000 3 5:00
Win 3–1 Anderson Silva Decision (unanimous) Meca 1: Meca World Vale Tudo 1 May 27, 2000 2 10:00
Loss 2–1 Antonio Antonio Decision Brazil Free Style: The Best Fighters May 14, 1997 1 10:00
Win 2–0 Allen Clanton Submission (strikes) Free Style: The Best Fighters May 14, 1997 1 5:18
Win 1–0 Alexandre Alexandre Submission(strikes) Brazil Free Style: The Best Fighters May 14, 1997 1 1:52

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