Renato Moicano

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Renato Moicano
BornRenato Carneiro
(1989-05-21) May 21, 1989 (age 29)
Brasília, Distrito Federal, Brazil
Other namesMoicano ("Mohawk")
NationalityBrazilian
Height5 ft 11 in (180 cm)
Weight146 lb (66 kg; 10 st 6 lb)
DivisionFeatherweight
Reach72 in (183 cm)
StyleBrazilian Jiu-Jitsu, Muay Thai[1]
Fighting out ofFlorida, United States
TeamConstrictor Team
American Top Team (2017–present)[3]
RankBlack belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu[4] under Alex Leleco[5]
Black prajied in Muay Thai[6]
Years active2010–present
Mixed martial arts record
Total16
Wins13
By submission6
By decision7
Losses2
By knockout1
By submission1
Draws1
Other information
Mixed martial arts record from Sherdog

Renato "Moicano" Carneiro (born May 21, 1989) is a Brazilian mixed martial artist who competes in the Featherweight division of the Ultimate Fighting Championship. A professional MMA competitor since 2010, Moicano made a name for himself fighting all over his home country of Brazil, and is the former interim Jungle Fight Featherweight Champion. As of January 28, 2019, he is #5 in official UFC featherweight rankings.[7]

Mixed martial arts career[edit]

After an undefeated professional record in eight fights, Moicano faced Ismael Bonfim for the interim Jungle Fight Featherweight Championship. He won the fight via submission in the first round.[8]

Ultimate Fighting Championship[edit]

On December 12, 2014 it was announced that Moicano signed with the UFC,[9] and was scheduled to replace Rony Jason against Tom Niinimäki on 10 days notice at UFC Fight Night: Machida vs. Dollaway.[10] He won the fight via submission in the second round.[11]

Moicano later was scheduled to fight Mirsad Bektic on May 30, 2015 at UFC Fight Night: Condit vs. Alves,[12] but he pulled off the bout due to an injury and was replaced by Lucas Martins.[13]

On March 14, 2016 it was announced that Moicano would face Zubaira Tukhugov at UFC 198.[14] for his second UFC appearance. He was the underdog to the fight but won via split decision.[15]

Moicano was expected to face Mike De La Torre on September 24, 2016 at UFC Fight Night 95,[16] but was forced to pull out with injury and was replaced on short notice by Godofredo Pepey.[17]

For his third fight, Moicano faced Jeremy Stephens on April 15, 2017 at UFC on Fox 24[18] He won the fight by split decision.[19]

Moicano faced Brian Ortega on July 29, 2017 at UFC 214.[20] He lost the fight via submission in the third round.[21] This fight earned Fight of the Night bonus.[22] After the fight with Ortega, Moicano moved from Brazil to United States in order to train at the American Top Team.[3]

Moicano faced Calvin Kattar on April 7, 2018 at UFC 223.[23] He won the fight by unanimous decision.[24]

Moicano faced Cub Swanson on August 4, 2018 at UFC 227.[25] He won the fight via a rear-naked choke.[26] This win earned him the Performance of the Night award.[27]

Moicano was scheduled to face Mirsad Bektic on December 8, 2018 at UFC 231; however, it was reported on 15 November, 2018 that Bektic was forced to pull out of the bout due to a undisclosed injury and the bout was cancelled.[28]

Moicano faced José Aldo on February 2, 2019 in the co-main event at UFC Fight Night 144.[29] He lost the fight via TKO in the second round.[30]

Moicano is expected to face Chan Sung Jung on June 22, 2019 at UFC on ESPN+ 12.[31]

Championships and achievements[edit]

Mixed martial arts[edit]

Mixed martial arts record[edit]

Res. Record Opponent Method Event Date Round Time Location Notes
Loss 13–2–1 José Aldo TKO (punches) UFC Fight Night: Assunção vs. Moraes 2 February 2, 2019 2 0:44 Fortaleza, Brazil
Win 13–1–1 Cub Swanson Submission (rear-naked choke) UFC 227 August 4, 2018 1 4:15 Los Angeles, California, United States Performance of the Night.
Win 12–1–1 Calvin Kattar Decision (unanimous) UFC 223 April 7, 2018 3 5:00 Brooklyn, New York, United States
Loss 11–1–1 Brian Ortega Submission (guillotine choke) UFC 214 July 29, 2017 3 3:29 Anaheim, California, United States Fight of the Night.
Win 11–0–1 Jeremy Stephens Decision (split) UFC on Fox: Johnson vs. Reis April 15, 2017 3 5:00 Kansas City, Missouri, United States
Win 10–0–1 Zubaira Tukhugov Decision (split) UFC 198 May 14, 2016 3 5:00 Curitiba, Brazil
Win 9–0–1 Tom Niinimäki Submission (rear-naked choke) UFC Fight Night: Machida vs. Dollaway December 20, 2014 2 3:30 Barueri, Brazil
Win 8–0–1 Ismael Bonfim Submission (rear-naked choke) Jungle Fight 71 July 19, 2014 1 2:59 São Paulo, Brazil Won the interim Jungle Fight Featherweight Championship.
Win 7–0–1 Nilson Pereira Decision (unanimous) Jungle Fight 55 July 20, 2013 3 5:00 Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Win 6–0–1 Mauro Chaulet Submission (rear-naked choke) Jungle Fight 50 May 6, 2013 2 2:53 Novo Hamburgo, Brazil
Draw 5–0–1 Felipe Froes Draw (majority) Shooto Brazil 36 November 23, 2012 3 5:00 Brasília, Brazil
Win 5–0 Iliarde Santos Decision (unanimous) Jungle Fight 29 June 25, 2011 3 5:00 Serra, Brazil
Win 4–0 João Luiz Nogueira Decision (unanimous) Jungle Fight 25 February 19, 2011 3 5:00 Vila Velha, Brazil
Win 3–0 Eduardo Felipe Submission (rear-naked choke) Jungle Fight 24 December 18, 2010 2 2:49 Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Win 2–0 João Paulo Rodrigues Decision (unanimous) Jungle Fight 21 July 31, 2010 3 5:00 Natal, Brazil
Win 1–0 Alexandre Almeida Submission (rear-naked choke) Jungle Fight 18 May 20, 2010 3 1:56 São Paulo, Brazil

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See also[edit]

References[edit]

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  4. ^ Guga Noblat (November 27, 2012). "Renato Moicano recebe faixa-preta de Jiu-Jitsu da Constrictor Team" (in Portuguese). O Globo.
  5. ^ Guilherme Gonçalves Simões (November 27, 2012). "RENATO MOICANO RECEBE A FAIXA PRETA DE JIU JITSU DA CONSTRICTOR TEAM DAS MÃOS DE ALEX LELECO" (in Portuguese). YouTube. Retrieved July 29, 2017.
  6. ^ @renato_moicano_ufc. "Renato Moicano". Instagram. Retrieved July 29, 2017.
  7. ^ "Fighter Rankings | UFC ®". UFC. Retrieved 2019-01-28.
  8. ^ "Out of obscurity: Legacy FC 33, Jungle Fight 71 and Xtreme Combat 24". MMAcorner. Retrieved 2016-05-26.
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  11. ^ "UFC Fight Night 58 results: Lima, Carneiro, Dias and others pick up big wins". Bloody Elbow. Retrieved 2016-05-26.
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  14. ^ "Zubaira Tukhugov meets undefeated Renato Carneiro at UFC 198". MMAfighting. Retrieved 2016-05-26.
  15. ^ "Renato Moicano takes split decision from Zubaira Tukhugov". MMAjunkie. Retrieved 2016-05-26.
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