September 25, 1980|
Belém, Pará, Brazil
|Height||5 ft 5 in (1.65 m)|
|Weight||124.9 lb (56.7 kg; 8.92 st)|
Flyweight (115–125 Ib) |
Bantamweight (125–135 Ib)
Featherweight (135–145 Ib)
Lightweight (145–155 Ib)
|Reach||67.0 in (170 cm)|
|Fighting out of||Belém, Pará, Brazil|
|Team||Ulysses Pereira Team|
|Rank||Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu2nd degree black belt in|
|Mixed martial arts record|
|Mixed martial arts record from Sherdog|
Iliarde Santos (born September 25, 1980) is a Brazilian mixed martial artist currently competing in the Flyweight division. A professional competitor since 2006, he has competed for the UFC, Titan FC, and Jungle Fight.
Mixed martial arts career
Santos started his professional career in 2006. Until 2011, he fought mainly for local promotions in Northern Brazil.
Santos obtained two victories and one loss in the organization before a bantamweight title eliminator match against Luciano Aparecido on July 30, 2011 at Jungle Fight 30, in which he won via TKO in the very first round.
Iron Fight Combat title and UFC contract
Santos faced Alan Barros on September 1, 2012 at Iron Fight Combat 1 for the Iron Fight Combat bantamweight title. He won via TKO in round one.
Ultimate Fighting Championship
Santos next moved down to flyweight and faced Ian McCall on August 3, 2013 at UFC 163. He lost via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 29-28), and the performance earned both participants Fight of the Night honors.
Santos next faced Chris Cariaso on October 9, 2013 at UFC Fight Night: Maia vs. Shields. He lost the fight via TKO in the second round and was subsequently released from the promotion following the loss.
Titan Fighting Championship
Championships and accomplishments
Mixed martial arts
- Ultimate Fighting Championship
- Iron Fight Combat
- Iron Fight Combat bantamweight title (one time)
Mixed martial arts record
|Professional record breakdown|
|40 matches||28 wins||10 losses|
|Loss||28–10–1 (1)||Tim Elliott||Decision (unanimous)||Titan FC 34||July 18, 2015||5||5:00||Kansas City, Missouri, United States||For the inaugural Titan FC Flyweight Championship.|
|Win||28–9–1 (1)||Nick Honstein||Decision (unanimous)||Titan FC 32||December 19, 2014||3||5:00||Lowell, Massachusetts, United States|
|Loss||27–9–1 (1)||Chris Cariaso||TKO (punches)||UFC Fight Night: Maia vs. Shields||October 9, 2013||2||4:31||Barueri, São Paulo, Brazil|
|Loss||27–8–1 (1)||Ian McCall||Decision (unanimous)||UFC 163||August 3, 2013||3||5:00||Rio de Janeiro, Brazil||Moved down to Flyweight. Fight of the night.|
|Loss||27–7–1 (1)||Iuri Alcântara||KO (punches)||UFC on FX: Belfort vs. Rockhold||May 18, 2013||1||2:31||Jaraguá do Sul, Santa Catarina, Brazil|
|Win||27–6–1 (1)||Maycon Silvan||Decision (unanimous)||Best of the Best: Pará vs. Brazil||November 29, 2012||3||5:00||Belém, Pará, Brazil|
|Win||26–6–1 (1)||Alan Barros||TKO (punches)||Iron Fight Combat 1||September 1, 2012||1||1:04||Feira de Santana, Bahia, Brazil||Won Iron Fight Combat Bantamweight Championship.|
|Win||25–6–1 (1)||Leandro Higo||Decision (unanimous)||Jungle Fight 38||April 28, 2012||3||5:00||Belém, Pará, Brazil|
|Win||24–6–1 (1)||Emiliano Vatti||Submission (kimura)||Iron Man Championship 14||April 5, 2012||1||N/A||Belém, Pará, Brazil|
|Win||23–6–1 (1)||Jose Delgadillo||TKO (punches)||Amazon Fight 15||March 22, 2012||1||1:57||Belém, Pará, Brazil|
|Win||22–6–1 (1)||Daniel Lima de Carvalho||TKO (punches)||Iron Man Championship 13||January 12, 2012||1||1:57||Belém, Pará, Brazil|
|NC||21–6–1 (1)||Eduardo Felipe||NC (accidental knee to downed Felipe)||Jungle Fight 33||October 22, 2011||2||N/A||Rio de Janeiro, Brazil|
|Loss||21–6–1||John Lineker||Decision (split)||Jungle Fight 32||September 10, 2011||3||5:00||São Paulo, Brazil||For Jungle Fight Bantamweight Championship.|
|Win||21–5–1||Luciano Aparecido||TKO (punches)||Jungle Fight 30||July 30, 2011||1||2:03||Belém, Pará, Brazil|
|Loss||20–5–1||Renato Moicano||Decision (unanimous)||Jungle Fight 29||June 25, 2011||3||5:00||Serra, Espírito Santo, Brazil|
|Win||20–4–1||Armando Gomes||TKO (doctor stoppage)||Jungle Fight 28||May 21, 2011||2||2:30||Rio de Janeiro, Brazil|
|Win||19–4–1||Antenor Pereira||Submission (heel hook)||Jungle Fight 26||April 2, 2011||1||1:10||São Paulo, Brazil|
|Win||18–4–1||Eder da Silva||TKO (punches)||Colisão Fighting Championship 2||February 4, 2011||1||N/A||Marituba, Pará, Brazil|
|Win||17–4–1||Renato Gomes||TKO (punches)||Iron Man Championship 8||December 16, 2010||2||N/A||Belém, Pará, Brazil|
|Win||16–4–1||Paulo Dinis||Submission (armbar)||Gladiators Fighting Championship 2||October 16, 2010||2||4:35||Curitiba, Paraná, Brazil|
|Win||15–4–1||Guilherme Matos||Decision (unanimous)||Iron Man Championship 7||October 7, 2010||3||5:00||Belém, Pará, Brazil|
|Win||14–4–1||Fabio da Rocha||Decision (unanimous)||Iron Man Championship: Extreme||August 12, 2010||3||5:00||Belém, Pará, Brazil|
|Loss||13–4–1||Guilherme Matos||KO (punch)||Iron Man Championship 6||June 10, 2010||2||3:22||Belém, Pará, Brazil|
|Win||13–3–1||Nelson Velasques||Submission (rear-naked choke)||GFSP: Gladiador Fight||May 15, 2010||1||N/A||Araçatuba, São Paulo, Brazil|
|Win||12–3–1||Marcio Cesar||TKO (punches)||Power Fight Extreme 2||March 13, 2010||2||1:20||Curitiba, Paraná, Brazil|
|Loss||11–3–1||Genair da Silva||TKO (punches)||Nitrix: Show Fight 4||February 6, 2010||1||2:32||Balneário Camboriú, Santa Catarina, Brazil|
|Win||11–2–1||Gilmar Dutra||TKO (punches)||Samurai FC 2: Warrior's Return||December 12, 2009||1||0:23||Curitiba, Paraná, Brazil|
|Win||10–2–1||Adriano Silva||TKO (punches)||Iron Man Championship 4||November 20, 2009||1||4:00||Belém, Pará, Brazil|
|Win||9–2–1||Diego Battaglia||TKO (punches)||Full Heroes Battle 1||November 7, 2009||3||2:44||Paranaguá, Paraná, Brazil|
|Win||8–2–1||Geovani de Lima||Submission (heel hook)||Full Heroes Battle 1||November 7, 2009||1||2:04||Paranaguá, Paraná, Brazil|
|Loss||7–2–1||Marcos Rodrigues||Decision (split)||Real Fight 7||October 3, 2009||3||5:00||São José dos Campos, São Paulo, Brazil|
|Win||7–1–1||Rogerio de Souza||Decision (split)||Iron Man Vale Tudo 16||July 5, 2009||3||5:00||Macapá, Amapá, Brazil|
|Loss||6–1–1||Diego Braga||Decision (split)||Imperio Fight||May 7, 2009||3||5:00||Belém, Pará, Brazil|
|Win||6–0–1||Rivanio Regiz||Decision (unanimous)||Iron Man Championship: Champions||April 19, 2009||3||5:00||Belém, Pará, Brazil|
|Win||5–0–1||Rafael Addario||Decision (unanimous)||Iron Man Championship 1||November 13, 2008||3||5:00||Belém, Pará, Brazil|
|Win||4–0–1||Michel Addario||Submission (kneebar)||Midway Fight||June 26, 2008||1||N/A||Belém, Pará, Brazil|
|Draw||3–0–1||Adson Lira||Draw||Desafio de Gigantes 9||August 18, 2007||3||5:00||Macapá, Amapá, Brazil|
|Win||3–0||Bruno Dantas||TKO (punches)||Mega Champion Fight 2||August 18, 2007||3||1:46||Manaus, Amazonas, Brazil|
|Win||2–0||Alexandre Alcântara||Decision (unanimous)||Nutripower Fighting Championship||August 18, 2007||3||5:00||Belém, Pará, Brazil|
|Win||1–0||Glauco Correa||Decision (unanimous)||Midway Fight||June 29, 2006||3||5:00||Belém, Pará, Brazil|
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- MMA Brasil staff (July 31, 2011). "Galeria de fotos e resultados: Jungle Fight 30" (in Portuguese). MMABrasil.com.br. Retrieved October 8, 2013.
- Guilherme Pinheiro (September 10, 2011). "Lineker wins 13th straight, captures Jungle Fight 135-pound belt". Sherdog.com. Retrieved October 8, 2013.
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- SporTV.com staff (April 28, 2012). "Marajó vence no Jungle Fight 38 e avisa: 'Brasil ficou pequeno para mim'" (in Portuguese). SporTV.Globo.com. Retrieved October 8, 2013.
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- Luke Thomas (August 4, 2013). "UFC 163 bonuses: Anthony Perosh scores KO bonus for 14-second stoppage victory". MMAfighting.com. Retrieved October 8, 2013.
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- Jamie Penick (2014-01-28). "UFC vets Dave Herman, Jeff Curran sign with Titan FC, debut in April on CBS Sports Network". mmatorch.com. Retrieved 2014-01-29.