|Born||Marcos Vinicius Borges Pancini|
December 5, 1979
São José dos Pinhais, Brazil
|Height||5 ft 9 in (1.75 m)|
|Weight||125 lb (57 kg; 8.9 st)|
|Division||Flyweight (125 lb) |
Bantamweight (135 lb)
Featherweight (145 lb)
|Reach||68.5 in (174 cm)|
|Fighting out of||Curitiba, Brazil|
|Mixed martial arts record|
|Mixed martial arts record from Sherdog|
Marcos Vinicius Borges Pancini (born December 5, 1979) is a Brazilian mixed martial artist who formerly competed in the bantamweight division of the Ultimate Fighting Championship. Vinicius was a competitor on The Ultimate Fighter: Brazil.
Mixed martial arts career
The Ultimate Fighter
In March 2012, it was revealed that Vinicius was selected to be a participant on The Ultimate Fighter: Brazil. He defeated Pedro Nobre via TKO in the first round to move into the Ultimate Fighter house, and become an official cast member.
Vina was selected as the fifth pick by Wanderlei Silva, to be a part of Team Wanderlei. In the first round of the tournament he was selected to fight Hugo Viana of Team Vitor. After two close rounds, Vina lost via unanimous decision.
After Team Vitor went 7–1, Dana White demanded the teams being scrambled in order to make it a fair contest. Vina was selected by Wanderlei to go to Team Vitor. Godofredo Pepey was selected to fight Strikeforce veteran Rodrigo Damm in the first semi-final fight. However, after the doctors removed Damm from the competition, and Vina stepped in to replace Damm and fight Castro. Vina lost the fight via second round submission.
Ultimate Fighting Championship
Vinicius faced Johnny Bedford in a bantamweight bout on December 15, 2012 at The Ultimate Fighter: Team Carwin vs. Team Nelson Finale. He lost the fight via TKO in the second round.
Vinicius faced promotional newcomer Ali Bagautinov in a flyweight bout on September 4, 2013 at UFC Fight Night 28. After a back-and-forth first two rounds, Vinicius lost the fight via TKO in the third round, and was released from the promotion shortly after.
Vinicius fought Taiyo Nakahara at Rebel Fighting Championship 1 on December 21, 2013. He lost by first-round TKO . Vinicius then faced Anderson Berlingeri at Talent MMA Circuit 6 on February 22, 2014. He lost the fight via first-round KO.
Championships and Accomplishments
Mixed martial arts record
|36 matches||24 wins||11 losses|
|Win||24–11–1||Rafael Kobinski||Submission (anaconda choke)||Adventure Fighters Tournament: Explosion||August 26, 2017||2||2:41||Curitiba, Paraná, Brazil|
|Loss||23–11–1||Rafael Correa||Submission (calf slicer)||Imortal FC 6||December 10, 2016||1||3:14||Curitiba, Paraná, Brazil|
|Loss||23–10–1||Adlan Bataev||TKO (punches)||ACB 31: Magomedsharipov vs. Arapkhanov||March 9, 2016||2||4:25||Grozny, Chechnya, Russia|
|Loss||23–9–1||Sidney Lessa de Oliveira||Decision (unanimous)||Frontline Fight Series: Vina vs. Junior Abedi||September 19, 2015||3||5:00||São José dos Pinhais, Paraná, Brazil|
|Win||23–8–1||Eneas Gonçalves||TKO (punches)||Imortal FC 1||June 13, 2015||1||0:51||Paraná, Brazil|
|Win||22–8–1||Luiz Antonio||Submission (armbar)||CTF 9: The Return||March 1, 2015||2||4:32||Paraná, Brazil|
|Win||21–8–1||Jorge Yahari||TKO (punches)||Striker's House Cup 42||September 27, 2014||2||0:52||Paraná, Brazil||Return to Featherweight.|
|Loss||20–8–1||Jae Hoon Moon||TKO (kick to the body)||Road FC: Road Fighting Championship 18||August 30, 2014||1||2:30||Seoul, South Korea|
|Loss||20–7–1||Anderson Berlingeri||KO (punch)||Talent MMA Circuit 6||February 22, 2014||1||3:43||Curitiba, Brazil|
|Loss||20–6–1||Taiyo Nakahara||TKO (punches)||Rebel Fighting Championship 1||December 21, 2013||1||3:21||Kallang, Singapore|
|Loss||20–5–1||Ali Bagautinov||TKO (punches)||UFC Fight Night: Teixeira vs. Bader||September 4, 2013||3||3:28||Belo Horizonte, Brazil||Flyweight bout|
|Loss||20–4–1||Johnny Bedford||KO (punches)||The Ultimate Fighter 16 Finale||December 15, 2012||2||1:00||Las Vegas, Nevada, United States||Bantamweight bout|
|Win||20–3–1||Wagner Campos||TKO (knees and punches)||UFC 147||June 23, 2012||3||1:04||Belo Horizonte, Brazil||Knockout of the Night|
|Win||19–3–1||Francisco Cylderlan Lima da Silva||TKO (punches)||WFE 10||September 16, 2011||2||2:04||Salvador, Brazil|
|Win||18–3–1||Rafael Mello||TKO (punches)||Brazilian Fight League 12||August 13, 2011||3||0:58||Curitiba, Brazil|
|Win||17–3–1||Jose Borrome||Submission (triangle choke)||Octagono Espartano 3||December 15, 2010||2||2:55||Pampatar, Venezuela|
|Loss||16–3–1||Fernando Duarte Guerra||Decision (unanimous)||Brave FC: Challenge||September 26, 2010||3||5:00||Curitiba, Brazil|
|Win||16–2–1||Diego Santos||Submission (rear naked choke)||Power Fight Extreme 3||August 7, 2010||1||2:12||Curitiba, Brazil|
|Win||15–2–1||Rafael Fagundes Machado||Submission (rear naked choke)||Samurai FC 3||April 25, 2010||1||2:34||Curitiba, Brazil|
|Win||14–2–1||Andre Luis||TKO (punches)||Samurai FC 3||April 25, 2010||1||3:40||Curitiba, Brazil|
|Win||13–2–1||Andre Luis||Submission (guillotine choke)||Power Fight Extreme 2||March 13, 2010||1||2:23||Curitiba, Brazil|
|Win||12–2–1||Rafael Fagundes Machado||Submission (armbar)||Brazilian Fight League 5||December 19, 2009||1||N/A||Curitiba, Brazil|
|Win||11–2–1||Edmilson Souza||Submission (rear naked choke)||Samurai FC 2||December 12, 2009||1||1:26||Curitiba, Brazil|
|Draw||10–2–1||Rogelson Henrique Silveira||Draw||Torneio Estimulo||November 20, 2009||3||5:00||Curitiba, Brazil|
|Loss||10–2||Erick Carlos Silva||Decision (unanimous)||Brazilian Fight League 4||November 7, 2009||3||5:00||Curitiba, Brazil|
|Win||10–1||Diego Marlon||Submission (rear naked choke)||Brazilian Fight League 3||September 26, 2009||1||3:10||São José dos Pinhais, Brazil|
|Win||9–1||Laerte Laio||Submission (armbar)||Samurai FC||September 12, 2009||1||1:44||Curitiba, Brazil|
|Win||8–1||Diego Bataglia||TKO (punches)||Torneio Estimulo: First Round||June 7, 2009||1||2:54||São Paulo, Brazil|
|Win||7–1||Kamikase Kamikase||TKO (corner stoppage)||Brazilian Fight League 1||May 17, 2009||1||5:00||Curitiba, Brazil|
|Loss||6–1||Wagner Gavea||KO (slam)||Brave FC 1||December 6, 2008||1||2:25||Curitiba, Brazil|
|Win||6–0||Diego Mercurio||Submission (triangle choke)||Fight Planet 2||November 18, 2008||1||1:48||São Mateus do Sul, Brazil|
|Win||5–0||Jose Carlos Soares||Submission (armbar)||Champions Fight Grand Prix||August 16, 2008||1||N/A||Curitiba, Brazil|
|Win||4–0||Marcos Oliveira||Submission||Champions Fight Grand Prix||August 16, 2008||2||N/A||Curitiba, Brazil|
|Win||3–0||Alexandre Jacare||Submission (armbar)||Champions Fight Grand Prix||August 16, 2008||2||N/A||Curitiba, Brazil|
|Win||2–0||Alexandre Jacare||Submission (rear naked choke)||Curitiba Top Fight 6||July 19, 2008||1||N/A||Curitiba, Brazil|
|Win||1–0||Orestes Betran||TKO (punches)||Champions Fight||June 14, 2008||1||N/A||Curitiba, Brazil|
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- "Episode No. 10 recap: 'The Ultimate Fighter: Brazil'". MMAJunkie.com. Archived from the original on May 29, 2012. Retrieved May 29, 2012.
- "UFC 147 bonuses: Franklin, Silva, Damm, Vinicius pocket $65,000 in Brazil". MMAJunkie.com. June 23, 2012. Archived from the original on June 26, 2012. Retrieved June 23, 2012.
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- "Rebel Fighting Championship 1 - Into the Lion's Den Results". Sherdog. December 21, 2013.
- "Circuito Talent de MMA 6: Marcos Vinicius vs. Anderson Berlingeri". tapology.com. February 22, 2014.