Rafael Rebello

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Rafael Rebello
Born (1980-10-16) October 16, 1980 (age 36)
Niterói, Brazil
Other names Rafinha
Residence Deerfield Beach, Florida, United States
Nationality Brazilian
Height 5 ft 5 in (1.65 m)
Weight 135 lb (61 kg; 9.6 st)
Division Bantamweight
Stance Orthodox
Fighting out of Coconut Creek, Florida, United States
Team American Top Team
Rank 3rd Degree Black Belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu
Years active 2005-present
Mixed martial arts record
Total 12
Wins 8
By knockout 1
By submission 5
By decision 2
Losses 4
By decision 4
Mixed martial arts record from Sherdog
last updated on: February 19, 2012

Rafael Rebello (born October 16, 1980) is a Brazilian mixed martial artist who formerly competed in the bantamweight division for the World Extreme Cagefighting, and now currently competes in the bantamweight division of Fight Time Promotions. Rafael trains with the fighting stable American Top Team and is the Head Trainer at American Top Team Deerfield Beach.

Mixed martial arts career[edit]

Pacific X-treme Combat[edit]

Rebello made his PXC debut at PXC 12 - Settling the Score, defeating Jeff Willingham via Submission (Punches).

He continued with a win over Roger Mai via Submission (Armbar) at PXC 13 - Back from the Dead.

Rebello defeated David Cho via Unanimous Decision at PXC 26 - Meanest Game Face on August 20, 2011.

World Extreme Cagefighting[edit]

Rebello made his WEC debut at WEC 39, losing to Kenji Osawa via split decision.

He followed this up with a victory over Kyle Dietz via submission (rear naked choke).

He was then scheduled to fight Scott Jorgensen on October 10, 2009 at WEC 43.[1] However, he was forced to pull out due to an injury.

Rebello was expected to face Will Campuzano on June 20, 2010 at WEC 49,[2] but instead faced WEC newcomer Chris Cariaso.[3] Rebello lost the fight via unanimous decision.

Fight Time Promotions[edit]

Rebello made his Fight Time debut on February 17, 2012 at Fight Time 8 - "It's Fight Time!" against Jim Chaikong with a first round rear-naked choke submission win.

Battle Xtreme Championships[edit]

Rebello made his BXC debut on June 16, 2012 at BXC - The Rise against Bobby Huron with a second round arm-triangle choke win.

Mixed martial arts record[edit]

Res. Record Opponent Method Event Date Round Time Location Notes
Win 9–4 Bobby Huron Submission (arm-triangle choke) BXC - The Rise June 16, 2012 2 3:59 Springfield, Massachusetts, United States
Win 8–4 Jimmy Chaikong Submission (rear naked choke) Fight Time 8 - "It's Fight Time!" February 17, 2012 1 3:50 Fort Lauderdale, Florida, United States
Win 7–4 David Cho Decision (unanimous) PXC 26 - Meanest Game Face August 20, 2011 3 5:00 Manila, Philippines
Loss 6–4 Chris Cariaso Decision (unanimous) WEC 49 June 20, 2010 3 5:00 Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
Win 6–3 Kyle Dietz Submission (rear-naked choke) WEC 41 June 7, 2009 1 2:55 Sacramento, California, United States
Loss 5–3 Kenji Osawa Decision (split) WEC 39 March 1, 2009 3 5:00 Corpus Christi, Texas, United States
Win 5–2 Roger Mai Submission (armbar) PXC 13 - Back from the Dead November 17, 2007 1 N/A Mangilao, Guam
Win 4–2 Jeff Willingham Submission (punches) PXC 12 - Settling the Score July 12, 2007 1 Orlando, Florida, United States
Win 3–2 Taro Ito Submission (armbar) CFC 4 - Combat Fighting Championships April 28, 2007 1 2:51 Brazil
Win 2–2 Henrique Bilcalho TKO (corner stoppage) WFL 15 - Winter Brawl 2007 February 3, 2007 2 4:00 Revere, Massachusetts, United States
Loss 1–2 Bill Boland Decision (majority) IC 11 - Apocalypse November 18, 2006 2 N/A Hammond, Indiana, United States
Win 1–1 Paul Gorman Decision (majority) FFP - Untamed 6 July 16, 2006 3 5:00 Brockton, Massachusetts, United States
Loss 0–1 Matt Hamilton Decision (majority) AFC 12 - Absolute Fighting Championships 12 April 30, 2005 2 5:00 Fort Lauderdale, Florida, United States


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