Mario Miranda (MMA fighter)

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Mário Miranda
Born (1978-09-21) September 21, 1978 (age 41)
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Other namesSuper Mario
NationalityBrazilian
Height6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)
Weight185 lb (84 kg; 13.2 st)
DivisionMiddleweight
Fighting out ofSeattle, Washington, United States
TeamAMC Pankration / Black House
Rankblack belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu
Years active2006-present
Mixed martial arts record
Total21
Wins14
By knockout6
By submission5
By decision3
Losses7
By knockout2
By decision5
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[edit]

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[edit]

Miranda originally out for The Ultimate Fighter 11 but in February 2010, the UFC announced they had signed him to a contract.

He made his debut for the organization against Gerald Harris at UFC Fight Night: Florian vs. Gomi, losing for the first time in his career by TKO in the first round.[1]

Miranda faced David Loiseau on June 12, 2010 at UFC 115.[2] He won the fight via TKO in the second round.[3]

Miranda lost to Demian Maia via unanimous decision on August 28, 2010 at UFC 118.[4]

Miranda made his fourth UFC appearance against Aaron Simpson on March 26, 2011 at UFC Fight Night 24.[5] 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.[6]

M-1 Global[edit]

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 Arthur Guseinov on May 16, 2012 at М-1 Challenge 32 for the vacant Middleweight championship.[7] He won via submission in the third round.

Miranda faced against Ramazan Emeev at М-1 Challenge 35. He lost by unanimous decision.

Mixed martial arts record[edit]

Professional record breakdown
21 matches 14 wins 7 losses
By knockout 6 2
By submission 5 0
By decision 3 5
Res. Record Opponent Method Event Date Round Time Location Notes
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

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Gerald Harris meets undefeated UFC newcomer Mario Miranda at UFC Fight Night 21". MMAjunkie. Archived from the original on 2010-02-14.
  2. ^ http://www.mmamania.com/2010/5/3/1455780/report-david-loiseau-vs-mario
  3. ^ Bate papo – Em entrevista, Mário Miranda está confiante para defesa de cinturão na Rússia no M-1 Challenge 35 2010
  4. ^ "Demian Maia vs. Mario Miranda on tap for UFC 118 in August". mmajunkie.com. August 3, 2010.
  5. ^ "Aaron Simpson vs. Mario Miranda At UFC Fight Night in Seattle". mmaweekly.com. December 29, 2010.
  6. ^ "Following Back-To-Back Losses, Mario Miranda Released from the UFC". mmaweekly.com. April 14, 2011.
  7. ^ "Mario Miranda vs. Magomed Sultanakhmedov". MixFight.ru. Retrieved April 15, 2012.

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