June 2, 1978 |
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
|Height||5 ft 11 in (1.80 m)|
|Weight||185 lb (84 kg; 13.2 st)|
|Reach||74.5 inches (1.89 m)|
|Fighting out of||Atlanta, Georgia, United States|
|Team||American Top Team|
|Rank||Third degree black belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu|
|Mixed martial arts record|
|Mixed martial arts record from Sherdog|
Roan Carneiro (born June 2, 1978) is a Brazilian professional mixed martial artist currently competing in the Middleweight division of the Ultimate Fighting Championship. A professional competitor since 2000, Carneiro has also formerly competed for DEEP, and was the winner of the Battlegrounds MMA's one-night, eight-man, Middleweight tournament, in which Carneiro won three fights to win the championship.
Mixed martial arts career
Carneiro began fighting in MMA professionally in 2000 at the age of 22 in his native Brazil. One of his earliest losses was to future longtime UFC Middleweight Champion Anderson Silva. He amassed a record of 10-6 before signing with the Ultimate Fighting Championship.
Ultimate Fighting Championship
In April 2007, Carneiro debuted with the UFC. He faced Rich Clementi in his debut and won the fight via unanimous decision.
After fighting sporadically for independent promotions between 2009 to 2013, Carneiro signed to compete in a one-night, eight-man tournament for BattleGrounds MMA on October 3, 2014. In the quarterfinals, he defeated Randall Wallace by submission in the first round. In the semifinals, he defeated Trey Houston by TKO in the second round. In the finals, Carneiro defeated Brock Larson by unanimous decision to be crowned the tournament champion.
In December 2014, it was announced that Carneiro had been resigned with the UFC. In his return fight, Carneiro faced Mark Muñoz on February 28, 2015 at UFC 184. He won the fight via technical submission from a rear-naked choke in the first round.
Championships and accomplishments
Mixed martial arts
- BattleGrounds MMA
- BattleGrounds MMA Tournament Champion
Mixed martial arts record
|Professional record breakdown|
|29 matches||20 wins||9 losses|
|Win||20–9||Mark Muñoz||Technical Submission (rear-naked choke)||UFC 184||February 28, 2015||1||1:40||Los Angeles, California, United States||Return to Middleweight.|
|Win||19–9||Brock Larson||Decision (unanimous)||BattleGrounds MMA 5: O.N.E.||October 4, 2014||3||5:00||Tulsa, Oklahoma, United States||Welterweight Tournament Final.|
|Win||18–9||Trey Houston||TKO (punches)||BattleGrounds MMA 5: O.N.E.||October 4, 2014||2||2:11||Tulsa, Oklahoma, United States||Welterweight Tournament Semifinal.|
|Win||17–9||Randall Wallace||Submission (straight armbar)||BattleGrounds MMA 5: O.N.E.||October 4, 2014||1||3:29||Tulsa, Oklahoma, United States||Welterweight Tournament Quarterfinal.|
|Win||16–9||Sean Huffman||Submission (rear-naked choke)||Wild Bill's Fight Night 60||October 18, 2013||1||1:59||Duluth, Georgia, United States||Catchweight bout (180 lb.)|
|Win||15–9||Jung Hwan Cha||Technical Submission (armbar)||Road FC 7: Recharged||March 24, 2012||1||4:41||Seoul, South Korea||Catchweight bout (176 lb.)|
|Loss||14–9||Tommy Depret||Submission (armbar)||United Glory 13||March 19, 2011||1||2:36||Charleroi, Belgium||Welterweight Tournament Semifinal.|
|Win||14–8||Luis Ramos||Decision (unanimous)||United Glory 12||October 16, 2010||3||5:00||Amsterdam, Netherlands||Welterweight Tournament Quarterfinal.|
|Win||13–8||Jorge Patino||Decision (unanimous)||Shine Fights 2: ATT vs. The World||September 4, 2009||3||5:00||Miami, Florida, United States|
|Loss||12–8||Ryo Chonan||Decision (split)||UFC 88||September 6, 2008||3||5:00||Atlanta, Georgia, United States|
|Loss||12–7||Kevin Burns||Submission (triangle choke)||UFC 85||June 7, 2008||2||2:53||London, England|
|Win||12–6||Tony DeSouza||TKO (punches)||UFC 79||December 29, 2007||2||3:33||Las Vegas, Nevada, United States|
|Loss||11–6||Jon Fitch||Submission (rear-naked choke)||UFC Fight Night: Stout vs. Fisher||June 12, 2007||2||1:07||Hollywood, Florida, United States|
|Win||11–5||Rich Clementi||Decision (unanimous)||UFC Fight Night: Stevenson vs. Guillard||April 5, 2007||3||5:00||Las Vegas, Nevada, United States|
|Loss||10–5||Fabio Negao||Decision (unanimous)||Cla Fighting Championships 1||November 23, 2006||3||5:00||São Paulo, Brazil|
|Win||10–4||Yoshitomo Watanabe||Submission (arm-triangle choke)||Show Fight 5||November 9, 2006||1||1:36||São Paulo, Brazil|
|Win||9–4||Daisuke Ishii||Decision (unanimous)||DEEP: 25 Impact||August 4, 2006||3||5:00||Tokyo, Japan|
|Loss||8–4||Leonardo Lucio Nascimento||TKO (corner stoppage)||WCFC: No Guts No Glory||March 18, 2006||1||5:00||Manchester, England||Middleweight Tournament Final.|
|Win||8–3||Matt Horwich||Decision (split)||WCFC: No Guts No Glory||March 18, 2006||3||5:00||Manchester, England||Middleweight Tournament Semifinal.|
|Win||7–3||Gregory Bouchelaghem||Decision (unanimous)||WCFC: No Guts No Glory||March 18, 2006||3||5:00||Manchester, England||Middleweight Tournament Quarterfinal.|
|Win||6–3||Claudio Mattos||Submission||Fight for Respect 1||October 15, 2005||N/A||N/A||Lisbon, Portugal|
|Loss||5–3||Ryo Chonan||TKO (doctor stoppage)||DEEP: 18th Impact||February 12, 2005||3||2:15||Tokyo, Japan|
|Win||5–2||Paul Jenkins||Submission (rear-naked choke)||Shooto: Switzerland 2||September 4, 2004||1||N/A||Zurich, Switzerland|
|Win||4–2||Rodrigo Ruas||Decision (unanimous)||Absolute FC: Brazil 1||August 28, 2004||3||5:00||Nova Friburgo, Brazil|
|Win||3–2||Adriano Verdelli||Submission (anaconda choke)||Meca World Vale Tudo 9||August 1, 2003||1||1:11||Rio de Janeiro, Brazil|
|Win||2–2||Sebastian Borean||Submission||Argentina Fighting Championships 1||May 10, 2003||1||N/A||Buenos Aires, Argentina|
|Win||1–2||Carlos Esponja||Submission (strikes)||Meca World Vale Tudo 7||November 8, 2002||1||N/A||Curitiba, Brazil|
|Loss||0–2||Anderson Silva||Submission (punches)||Meca World Vale Tudo 6||January 31, 2002||1||5:33||Curitiba, Brazil|
|Loss||0–1||Marcelo Belmiro||Decision (unanimous)||Heroes 1||July 24, 2000||1||10:00||Rio de Janeiro, Brazil|
- "Roan Carneiro – fighter results". Foxsports.com. Retrieved March 9, 2015.
- "Cody McKenzie, Dennis Hallman, Luigi Fioravanti join single-night tourney". mmajunkie.com. May 3, 2014.
- 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.
- Roan Carneiro. IMDb.com