Mario Miranda (MMA fighter)
September 21, 1978|
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
|Other names||Super Mario|
|Height||6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)|
|Weight||185 lb (84 kg; 13.2 st)|
|Fighting out of||Seattle, Washington, United States|
|Team||AMC Pankration / Black House|
|Rank||black belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu|
|Mixed martial arts record|
|Mixed martial arts record from Sherdog|
Mário Miranda (born September 21, 1978) is a Brazilian mixed martial artist who competed most recently for M-1 Global, fighting in their middleweight division. He is the former M-1 Global Middleweight champion.
Mixed martial arts
Miranda made his professional MMA debut in 2006 and has fought primarily in the U.S. northwest. Previous victories include current UFC fighter Rick Story, former UFC fighter Joe Vedepo, and Bellator fighter Mike Hayes.
Ultimate Fighting Championship
Miranda originally out for The Ultimate Fighter 11 but in February 2010, the UFC announced they had signed him to a contract.
Miranda made his fourth UFC appearance against Aaron Simpson on March 26, 2011 at UFC Fight Night 24. Throughout the fight Miranda was dominated on ground, and eventually lost the fight via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-26).
Following the loss to Simpson, Miranda was subsequently released from the promotion.
Miranda faced Dmitry Samoilov on November 19, 2011 at M-1 Challenge XXIX: Samoilov vs. Miranda. He won via submission in the second round.
Miranda faced against Ramazan Emeev at М-1 Challenge 35. He lost by unanimous decision.
Mixed martial arts record
|Professional record breakdown|
|21 matches||14 wins||7 losses|
|Loss||14–7||Maxim Grishin||Decision (unanimous)||Fight Nights: Battle of Moscow 13||October 27, 2013||3||5:00||Moscow, Russia|
|Loss||14–6||Ramazan Emeev||KO (knee and punches)||M-1 Challenge 38||April 9, 2013||3||0:21||St. Petersburg, Leningrad, Russia||For M-1 Global Middleweight title|
|Loss||14–5||Ramazan Emeev||Decision (unanimous)||M-1 Challenge 35||November 15, 2012||5||5:00||St. Petersburg, Leningrad, Russia||Lost M-1 Global Middleweight title|
|Win||14–4||Arthur Guseinov||Submission (rear naked choke)||M-1 Challenge 32||May 16, 2012||3||2:39||Moscow, Moscow Oblast, Russia||Won M-1 Global Middleweight title|
|Loss||13–4||Jan Błachowicz||Decision (unanimous)||KSW 18||February 25, 2012||3||5:00||Plock, Poland||Fought at Light Heavyweight|
|Win||13–3||Dmitry Samoilov||Submission (kimura)||M-1 Challenge 29: Samoilov vs. Miranda||November 19, 2011||2||3:58||Ufa, Bashkortostan, Russia|
|Win||12–3||Aaron Stark||TKO (punches)||SportFight 30: Limitless||October 22, 2011||2||N/A||Gresham, Oregon, United States|
|Win||11–3||Jason Zentgraf||Decision (unanimous)||FNE: Round 16 - Combat at the Cabaret||August 13, 2011||3||5:00||Anacortes, Washington, United States|
|Loss||10–3||Aaron Simpson||Decision (unanimous)||UFC Fight Night: Nogueira vs. Davis||March 26, 2011||3||5:00||Seattle, Washington, United States|
|Loss||10–2||Demian Maia||Decision (unanimous)||UFC 118||August 28, 2010||3||5:00||Boston, Massachusetts, United States|
|Win||10–1||David Loiseau||TKO (punches)||UFC 115||June 12, 2010||2||4:07||Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada|
|Loss||9–1||Gerald Harris||TKO (punches)||UFC Fight Night: Florian vs. Gomi||March 31, 2010||1||4:49||Charlotte, North Carolina, United States|
|Win||9–0||Lorenzo Hood||Submission (kimura)||Alliance Fights: Counterstrike||August 22, 2009||1||2:57||Kent, Washington, United States|
|Win||8–0||Chad Vance||TKO (strikes)||Alliance Fights: The Uprising||May 2, 2009||2||0:25||Kent, Washington, United States|
|Win||7–0||Tyson Jeffries||Submission (armbar)||SportFight 25: Wildcard||April 3, 2009||3||1:19||Grande Ronde, Oregon, United States|
|Win||6–0||Mike Hayes||Decision (unanimous)||Carnage at the Creek 5||March 12, 2009||3||5:00||Shelton, Washington, United States|
|Win||5–0||Jose Diaz||TKO (punches)||Icon Sport: Hard Times||August 2, 2008||1||1:27||Honolulu, Hawaii, United States|
|Win||4–0||Joe Vedepo||TKO (injury)||Carnage at the Creek 2||April 5, 2008||3||2:38||Shelton, Washington, United States|
|Win||3–0||Rick Story||Decision (unanimous)||Conquest of the Cage 1||November 6, 2007||3||5:00||Airway Heights, Washington, United States|
|Win||2–0||Joshua Cross||Submission (rear naked choke)||Ringside Ticket||August 30, 2007||1||1:30||Highland, California, United States|
|Win||1–0||Taurus Cabbab||TKO||Kauai Cage Match 5||March 4, 2007||1||4:13||Lihue, Hawaii, United States|
- "Gerald Harris meets undefeated UFC newcomer Mario Miranda at UFC Fight Night 21". MMAjunkie. Archived from the original on 2010-02-14.
- Bate papo – Em entrevista, Mário Miranda está confiante para defesa de cinturão na Rússia no M-1 Challenge 35 2010
- "Demian Maia vs. Mario Miranda on tap for UFC 118 in August". mmajunkie.com. August 3, 2010.
- "Aaron Simpson vs. Mario Miranda At UFC Fight Night in Seattle". mmaweekly.com. December 29, 2010.
- "Following Back-To-Back Losses, Mario Miranda Released from the UFC". mmaweekly.com. April 14, 2011.
- "Mario Miranda vs. Magomed Sultanakhmedov". MixFight.ru. Retrieved April 15, 2012.