October 16, 1980 |
|Residence||Deerfield Beach, Florida, United States|
|Height||5 ft 5 in (1.65 m)|
|Weight||135 lb (61 kg; 9.6 st)|
|Fighting out of||Coconut Creek, Florida, United States|
|Team||American Top Team|
|Rank||3rd Degree Black Belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu|
|Mixed martial arts record|
|Mixed martial arts record from Sherdog|
Rafael Rebello (born October 16, 1980) is a Brazilian mixed martial artist who formerly competed in the bantamweight division for the World Extreme Cagefighting, and now currently competes in the bantamweight division of Fight Time Promotions. Rafael trains with the fighting stable American Top Team and is the Head Trainer at American Top Team Deerfield Beach.
Mixed martial arts career
Pacific X-treme Combat
Rebello made his PXC debut at PXC 12 - Settling the Score, defeating Jeff Willingham via Submission (Punches).
He continued with a win over Roger Mai via Submission (Armbar) at PXC 13 - Back from the Dead.
Rebello defeated David Cho via Unanimous Decision at PXC 26 - Meanest Game Face on August 20, 2011.
World Extreme Cagefighting
He followed this up with a victory over Kyle Dietz via submission (rear naked choke).
Fight Time Promotions
Rebello made his Fight Time debut on February 17, 2012 at Fight Time 8 - "It's Fight Time!" against Jim Chaikong with a first round rear-naked choke submission win.
Battle Xtreme Championships
Rebello made his BXC debut on June 16, 2012 at BXC - The Rise against Bobby Huron with a second round arm-triangle choke win.
Mixed martial arts record
|Professional record breakdown|
|13 matches||9 wins||4 losses|
|Win||9–4||Bobby Huron||Submission (arm-triangle choke)||BXC - The Rise||June 16, 2012||2||3:59||Springfield, Massachusetts, United States|
|Win||8–4||Jimmy Chaikong||Submission (rear naked choke)||Fight Time 8 - "It's Fight Time!"||February 17, 2012||1||3:50||Fort Lauderdale, Florida, United States|
|Win||7–4||David Cho||Decision (unanimous)||PXC 26 - Meanest Game Face||August 20, 2011||3||5:00||Manila, Philippines|
|Loss||6–4||Chris Cariaso||Decision (unanimous)||WEC 49||June 20, 2010||3||5:00||Edmonton, Alberta, Canada|
|Win||6–3||Kyle Dietz||Submission (rear-naked choke)||WEC 41||June 7, 2009||1||2:55||Sacramento, California, United States|
|Loss||5–3||Kenji Osawa||Decision (split)||WEC 39||March 1, 2009||3||5:00||Corpus Christi, Texas, United States|
|Win||5–2||Roger Mai||Submission (armbar)||PXC 13 - Back from the Dead||November 17, 2007||1||N/A||Mangilao, Guam|
|Win||4–2||Jeff Willingham||Submission (punches)||PXC 12 - Settling the Score||July 12, 2007||1||Orlando, Florida, United States|
|Win||3–2||Taro Ito||Submission (armbar)||CFC 4 - Combat Fighting Championships||April 28, 2007||1||2:51||Brazil|
|Win||2–2||Henrique Bilcalho||TKO (corner stoppage)||WFL 15 - Winter Brawl 2007||February 3, 2007||2||4:00||Revere, Massachusetts, United States|
|Loss||1–2||Bill Boland||Decision (majority)||IC 11 - Apocalypse||November 18, 2006||2||N/A||Hammond, Indiana, United States|
|Win||1–1||Paul Gorman||Decision (majority)||FFP - Untamed 6||July 16, 2006||3||5:00||Brockton, Massachusetts, United States|
|Loss||0–1||Matt Hamilton||Decision (majority)||AFC 12 - Absolute Fighting Championships 12||April 30, 2005||2||5:00||Fort Lauderdale, Florida, United States|
- "WEC 43: Cerrone vs. Henderson on October 10 in San Antonio, Texas". MMAFrenzy.com. 2009-01-02. Retrieved 2009-08-29.
- "Bantamweights Will Campuzano vs. Rafael Rebello targeted for WEC 49 prelims". mmajunkie.com. 2010-04-30.
- "Newcomer Chris Cariaso meets Rafael Rebello on WEC 49 preliminary card". mmajunkie.com. 2010-05-21.