Davi Ramos

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Davi Ramos Pinheiro da Silva
Born (1986-11-05) November 5, 1986 (age 32)
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Other namesThe Tasmanian Devil
Height5 ft 8 in (1.73 m)
Weight155 lb (70 kg; 11.1 st)
Reach72 12 in (184 cm)
StyleBrazilian Jiu Jitsu
Fighting out ofRio de Janeiro, Brazil
TeamTeam Nogueira
Rank3rd degree[1] black belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu under César "Casquinha" Guimarães[2]
Years active2010–present
Mixed martial arts record
By knockout1
By submission7
By decision2
By decision3
Mixed martial arts record from Sherdog

Davi Ramos (born November 5, 1986) is a Brazilian professional mixed martial artist and Brazilian jiu jitsu practitioner. He competes in the Lightweight division of the Ultimate Fighting Championship.


Ramos was the Grapplers Quest Lightweight and Absolute Division Champion in 2011 and the ADCC Champion in 2015.

Mixed martial arts career[edit]

Early career[edit]

Ramos made his professional MMA debut in July 2010. Over the next six years, he amassed a record of 6 wins against 1 defeat.

Ultimate Fighting Championship[edit]

Ramos made his UFC debut in March 2017 as a replacement for Max Griffin against Sérgio Moraes at UFC Fight Night: Belfort vs. Gastelum.[3] He lost the fight via unanimous decision.

In his second fight for the promotion, Ramos faced Chris Gruetzemacher on December 9, 2017 at UFC Fight Night: Swanson vs. Ortega.[4] He won the fight via rear-naked choke submission in the third round.

For his third fight with the promotion, Ramos faced Nick Hein on May 12, 2018 at UFC 224.[5] He won the fight via rear-naked choke submission in the first round.[6]

Ramos faced John Gunther on November 10, 2018 at UFC Fight Night 139.[7] He won the fight via a rear-naked choke in round one.[8]

Ramos faced promotional newcomer Austin Hubbard on May 18, 2019 at UFC Fight Night 152.[9] He won the fight via unanimous decision.[10]

Ramos faced Islam Makhachev on September 7, 2019 at UFC 242.[11] He lost the fight via unanimous decision.[12]

Mixed martial arts record[edit]

Professional record breakdown
13 matches 10 wins 3 losses
By knockout 1 0
By submission 7 0
By decision 2 3
Res. Record Opponent Method Event Date Round Time Location Notes
Loss 10–3 Islam Makhachev Decision (unanimous) UFC 242 September 7, 2019 3 5:00 Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Win 10–2 Austin Hubbard Decision (unanimous) UFC Fight Night: dos Anjos vs. Lee May 18, 2019 3 5:00 Rochester, New York, United States
Win 9–2 John Gunther Submission (rear-naked choke) UFC Fight Night: Korean Zombie vs. Rodríguez November 10, 2018 1 1:57 Denver, Colorado, United States
Win 8–2 Nick Hein Submission (rear-naked choke) UFC 224 May 12, 2018 1 4:15 Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Win 7–2 Chris Gruetzemacher Submission (rear-naked choke) UFC Fight Night: Swanson vs. Ortega December 9, 2017 3 0:50 Fresno, California, United States
Loss 6–2 Sérgio Moraes Decision (unanimous) UFC Fight Night: Belfort vs. Gastelum March 11, 2017 3 5:00 Fortaleza, Brazil Welterweight bout.
Win 6–1 Nick Piedmont Decision (unanimous) Phoenix FC 1 December 10, 2016 3 5:00 Zouk Mikael, Lebanon
Win 5–1 Mike Flach Submission (rear-naked choke) RFA 42: Giagos vs. Estrazulas August 19, 2016 1 4:07 Visalia, California, United States Catchweight (159 lbs) bout.
Loss 4–1 David Rickels Decision (unanimous) Bellator 130 October 24, 2014 3 5:00 Mulvane, Kansas, United States Catchweight (163 lbs) bout; Ramos missed weight.
Win 4–0 Claudiere Freitas Submission (armbar) Talent MMA Circuit 8 April 12, 2014 1 3:07 Valinhos, Brazil
Win 3–0 Jose Alberto Quiñonez TKO (punches) EFA: Mexico vs. Brazil November 15, 2013 N/A N/A Tuxtla Gutiérrez, Mexico
Win 2–0 Rony Silva Submission (guillotine choke) Nitrix Champion Fight 16 August 31, 2013 1 1:03 Americana, Brazil
Win 1–0 Juan Manuel Puig Submission CXC: Battle at the Beach July 4, 2010 1 0:36 Cabo San Lucas, Mexico Lightweight debut.



  1. ^ "About Us - Ultimate Athlete Jiu-Jitsu - Modesto,CA". uajiujitsu.com. Retrieved May 19, 2019.
  2. ^ "Davi Ramos - BJJ Heroes". bjjheroes.com. Retrieved May 19, 2019.
  3. ^ Marcelo Barone and Raphael Marinho (2017-03-04). "UFC calls up David Ramos to face Serginho in Fortaleza" (in Portuguese). sportv.globo.com. Retrieved 2017-03-04.
  4. ^ "UFC Fight Night: Swanson vs. Ortega". Ultimate Fighting Championship. Retrieved 2017-09-28.
  5. ^ "UFC 224: Nunes vs. Pennington". Ultimate Fighting Championship. Retrieved 2018-02-04.
  6. ^ "UFC 224 results: Davi Ramos fantastic on the floor, finishes Nick Hein in first". MMAjunkie. 2018-05-13. Retrieved 2018-05-13.
  7. ^ Marcel Dorff (2018-09-20). "BJJ wizard Davi Ramos meets the unbeaten John Gunther at UFC Denver" (in Dutch). mmadna.nl. Retrieved 2018-09-20.
  8. ^ Evanoff, Josh (2018-11-10). "UFC Denver Results: Davi Ramos Chokes Out John Gunther". Cageside Press. Retrieved 2018-11-11.
  9. ^ Marcel Dorff (2019-04-09). "Davi Ramos meets UFC rookie and LFA Champion Austin Hubbard during UFC Rochester" (in Dutch). mmadna.nl. Retrieved 2019-04-09.
  10. ^ Bitter, Shawn (2019-05-18). "UFC Rochester Results: Davi Ramos Dominates Austin Hubbard in Unanimous Decision Victory". Cageside Press. Retrieved 2019-05-19.
  11. ^ Bartłomiej Zubkiewicz (2019-06-07). "Islam Makhachev Vs. Davi Ramos at UFC 242" (in Polish). mmarocks.pl. Retrieved 2019-06-07.
  12. ^ Doherty, Dan (2019-09-07). "UFC 242 Results: Islam Makhachev Nearly Finishes Davi Ramos in Underwhelming Fight". Cageside Press. Retrieved 2019-09-07.
  13. ^ Sherdog.com. "Davi". Sherdog. Retrieved 2019-09-07.

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