Luiz Arthuro Cané Jr.|
April 2, 1981
São Paulo, Brazil
|Height||6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)|
|Weight||205 lb (93 kg; 14.6 st)|
|Reach||77 in (196 cm)|
|Rank||Black belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu|
|Mixed martial arts record|
|Mixed martial arts record from Sherdog|
Luiz Arthuro Cané Jr. (born April 2, 1981) is a Brazilian mixed martial artist currently competing in the Light Heavyweight division. A professional competitor since 2005, Cané has formerly competed for the UFC.
Born and raised in the Jardim Bonfiglioli neighborhood, located in the district of Butantan, west side of the city of São Paulo, Luiz Cané alternated working hours in a restaurant with his parents, with hours of training in Jiu-Jitsu Academy Gracie Butantã with Ryan Gracie, and Muay Thai with the team Gibi Thai / Pamplona, of the fighters Mosés Gibi and Eduardo Pamplona.
Mixed martial arts career
Ultimate Fighting Championship
Cané was TKO'ed by Antônio Rogério Nogueira in the first round of their fight on November 21, 2009, at UFC 106. A left hook to the jaw sent Cané to the floor as Nogueira finished with a series of punches on the ground.
Cané was expected to face Karlos Vemola on March 19, 2011 at UFC 128. However, Vemola was forced from the bout with an injury and replaced by Eliot Marshall. He won the fight via TKO in the first round.
Cané was expected to make his Middleweight debut against Yushin Okami on August 11, 2012 at UFC 150. However, Cané was forced out of the bout with an injury and replaced by Rousimar Palhares. Rousimar Palhares was forced out of the bout because of injury and was later replaced by Buddy Roberts.
Cané fought Chris Camozzi on October 13, 2012 at UFC 153 in his Middleweight debut. Despite a strong first round, he ultimately lost the fight via unanimous decision. Following the loss he was released from the UFC.
Cané faced Alexandre Zaneti on October 4, 2014 at Brazilian Fighting Championship 4. He lost the fight via TKO in the second round.
Cané faced Wesley Martins Garcia de Almeida at Thunder Fight 2: MMA Championship on December 19, 2014. He won the fight via KO due to a punch in the first round.
Cané faced fellow UFC veteran Matt Hamill at Fight 2 Night 2 on April 28, 2017 in Brazil. He lost the fight via knockout in the first round.
Cané trains in the gym with fighter Demian Maia in São Paulo.
Championships and Accomplishments
Mixed martial arts record
|Professional record breakdown|
|24 matches||17 wins||6 losses|
|Loss||17–7 (1)||Matt Hamill||KO (punches)||F2N: Fight2Night2||April 28, 2017||1||0:38||Foz do Iguaçu, Brazil|
|Win||17–6 (1)||Mateus Messaros Inacio||TKO (punches)||Predador FC 35||September 24, 2016||1||2:00||São Paulo, Brazil|
|Win||16–6 (1)||Felipe Silva||TKO (punches)||Shooto Brazil 54||May 17, 2015||1||0:49||Rio de Janeiro, Brazil|
|Win||15–6 (1)||Wesley Martins Garcia de Almeida||KO (punch)||Thunder Fight 2: MMA Championship||December 19, 2014||1||1:04||São Paulo, Brazil|
|Loss||14–6 (1)||Alexandre Zaneti||TKO (punches)||Brazilian Fighting Championship 4||October 4, 2014||2||3:20||São Paulo, Brazil|
|Win||14–5 (1)||Fábio Silva||Decision (unanimous)||SFT 2||November 29, 2013||3||5:00||São Paulo, Brazil|
|Win||13–5 (1)||Rodney Wallace||KO (flying knee and punches)||SFT 1||September 21, 2013||1||3:56||São Paulo, Brazil||Return to Light Heavyweight.|
|Loss||12–5 (1)||Chris Camozzi||Decision (unanimous)||UFC 153||October 13, 2012||3||5:00||Rio de Janeiro, Brazil||Middleweight debut.|
|Loss||12–4 (1)||Stanislav Nedkov||TKO (punches)||UFC 134||August 27, 2011||1||4:13||Rio de Janeiro, Brazil|
|Win||12–3 (1)||Eliot Marshall||TKO (punches)||UFC 128||March 19, 2011||1||2:15||Newark, New Jersey, United States|
|Loss||11–3 (1)||Cyrille Diabate||TKO (punches)||UFC 114||May 29, 2010||1||2:13||Las Vegas, Nevada, United States|
|Loss||11–2 (1)||Antônio Rogério Nogueira||TKO (punches)||UFC 106||November 21, 2009||1||1:56||Las Vegas, Nevada, United States|
|Win||11–1 (1)||Steve Cantwell||Decision (unanimous)||UFC 97||April 18, 2009||3||5:00||Montreal, Quebec, Canada|
|Win||10–1 (1)||Rameau Sokoudjou||TKO (punches)||UFC 89||October 18, 2008||2||4:15||Birmingham, England||Knockout of the Night.|
|Win||9–1 (1)||Jason Lambert||TKO (punches)||UFC 85||June 7, 2008||1||2:07||London, England|
|Loss||8–1 (1)||James Irvin||DQ (illegal knee)||UFC 79||December 29, 2007||1||1:51||Las Vegas, Nevada, United States||Cané was disqualified for kneeing Irvin while grounded.|
|Win||8–0 (1)||James Damien Stelly||KO (knee)||Art of War 3||September 1, 2007||1||2:45||Dallas, Texas, United States|
|Win||7–0 (1)||Wagner Ribeiro||Submission (soccer kicks)||Minotauro Fights 5||December 9, 2006||1||2:53||Sao Paulo, Brazil|
|Win||6–0 (1)||Joao Assis||TKO (punches)||Fury FC 2: Final Combat||November 30, 2006||1||3:41||Sao Paulo, Brazil|
|Win||5–0 (1)||Thiago Cardoso Capataz||TKO||Mega Fight 3||October 21, 2006||N/A||N/A||Sao Paulo, Brazil|
|Win||4–0 (1)||Mauricio Menegueti||TKO (punches)||CF: Coliseum Fight||September 16, 2006||1||2:20||Sao Paulo, Brazil|
|Win||3–0 (1)||Gilson Ricardo||TKO (punches)||Predador FC 2||August 11, 2006||1||2:25||Sao Paulo, Brazil|
|Win||2–0 (1)||Maurice Igor||TKO||Coliseu Fight||July 22, 2006||N/A||N/A||Sao Paulo, Brazil|
|Win||1–0 (1)||Andre Gustavo||TKO (corner stoppage)||Estancia Fight 2||May 28, 2006||1||N/A||Sao Paulo, Brazil|
|NC||0–0 (1)||Marcelo Alfaya||No Contest||Campeonato Brasileiro de Vale-Tudo||November 5, 2005||1||3:01||Sao Paulo, Brazil||Alfaya could not continue after an inadvertent groin kick.|
- "Archived copy" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 2009-05-21. Retrieved 2009-04-20.
- Scott Haber. "Cyrille "The Snake" Diabate Signs With the UFC, Faces Luiz Cane at UFC 114". Bloody Elbow.
- "Cane-Vemola Slated for UFC 128". sherdog.com. December 29, 2010.
- "Karlos Vemola out, Luiz Cane without opponent for UFC 128". February 22, 2011. Archived from the original on February 25, 2011.
- "Eliot Marshall returns, steps in to meet Luiz Cane at UFC 128". mmajunkie.com. February 23, 2010. Archived from the original on February 26, 2011.
- "Luiz Cane vs. Stanislav Nedkov Added to UFC 134 in Rio on Aug. 27". mmafrenzy.com. April 17, 2011.
- "UFC 150: Cane vs Okami added to August 11 event in Denver". mmamania.com. April 27, 2012.
- "Luiz Cane meets middleweight Chris Camozzi at UFC 153 in Brazil". mmajunkie.com. August 1, 2012. Archived from the original on August 4, 2012.
- Tim Burke (October 24, 2012). "Luiz Cane released from UFC contract". bloodyelbow.com.
- "Luiz Cane finishes Rodney Wallace with a flying knee at SFT". mmafighting.com. September 21, 2013.
- "Standout Fighting Tournament 2 results: Luiz Cane wins, eyes return to UFC". mmafighting.com. November 29, 2013.
- "BRFC - Brazilian Fighting Championship 4". sherdog.com. Retrieved October 6, 2014.
- "Thunder Fight 2 - MMA Championship". sherdog.com.