Renato Moicano

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Renato Moicano
Born Renato Carneiro
(1989-05-21) May 21, 1989 (age 29)
Brasília, Distrito Federal, Brazil
Other names Moicano ("Mohawk")
Nationality Brazilian
Height 5 ft 11 in (180 cm)
Weight 146 lb (66 kg; 10 st 6 lb)
Division Featherweight
Reach 72 in (183 cm)
Style Muay Thai,[1] Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu
Fighting out of Brasília, Distrito Federal, Brazil
Team Constrictor Team
Rank Black belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu[3] under Alex Leleco[4]
Black prajied in Muay Thai[5]
Years active 2010–present
Mixed martial arts record
Total 15
Wins 13
By submission 6
By decision 7
Losses 1
By submission 1
Draws 1
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 August 8, 2018, he is #4 in the official UFC featherweight rankings.[6]

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.[7]

Ultimate Fighting Championship[edit]

On December 12, 2014 it was announced that Moicano signed with the UFC,[8] and was scheduled to replace Rony Jason against Tom Niinimäki on 10 days notice at UFC Fight Night: Machida vs. Dollaway.[9] He won the fight via submission in the second round.[10]

Moicano later was scheduled to fight Mirsad Bektic on May 30, 2015 at UFC Fight Night: Condit vs. Alves,[11] but he pulled off the bout due to an injury and was replaced by Lucas Martins.[12]

On March 14, 2016 it was announced that Moicano would face Zubaira Tukhugov at UFC 198.[13] for his second UFC appearance. He was the underdog to the fight but won via split decision.[14]

Moicano was expected to face Mike De La Torre on September 24, 2016 at UFC Fight Night 95,[15] but was forced to pull out with injury and was replaced on short notice by Godofredo Pepey.[16]

For his third fight, Moicano faced Jeremy Stephens on April 15, 2017 at UFC on Fox 24[17] He won the fight by split decision.[18]

Moicano faced Brian Ortega on July 29, 2017 at UFC 214.[19] He lost the fight via submission in the third round.[20] This fight earned Fight of the Night bonus.[21]

Moicano faced Calvin Kattar on April 7, 2018 at UFC 223.[22] He won the fight by unanimous decision.[23]

Moicano faced Cub Swanson on August 4, 2018 at UFC 227.[24] He won the fight via a rear-naked choke.[25] This win earned him the Performance of the Night award.[26]

Titles and accomplishments[edit]

Mixed martial arts[edit]

Mixed martial arts record[edit]

Res. Record Opponent Method Event Date Round Time Location Notes
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

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "UFC 223 main-card breakdown: Three potential barnburners in Brooklyn". MMAjunkie. 2018-04-06. Retrieved 2018-04-06. 
  2. ^ "UFC 223 main-card breakdown: Three potential barnburners in Brooklyn". MMAjunkie. 2018-04-06. Retrieved 2018-04-06. 
  3. ^ Guga Noblat (November 27, 2012). "Renato Moicano recebe faixa-preta de Jiu-Jitsu da Constrictor Team" (in Portuguese). O Globo. 
  4. ^ 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. 
  5. ^ @renato_moicano_ufc. "Renato Moicano". Instagram. Retrieved July 29, 2017. 
  6. ^ "Fighter Rankings | UFC ®". UFC. Retrieved 2018-07-26. 
  7. ^ "Out of obscurity: Legacy FC 33, Jungle Fight 71 and Xtreme Combat 24". MMAcorner. Retrieved 2016-05-26. 
  8. ^ "Welcome to the UFC: Carneiro & Dos Santos Jr". Bloody Elbow. Retrieved 2016-05-26. 
  9. ^ "Renato Carneiro signs with the UFC and replaces injured Rony Jason". MMAfighting. Retrieved 2016-05-26. 
  10. ^ "UFC Fight Night 58 results: Lima, Carneiro, Dias and others pick up big wins". Bloody Elbow. Retrieved 2016-05-26. 
  11. ^ "Mirsad Bektic vs Renato Carneiro official for UFC Fight Night 67 in Brazil". MMAfighting. Retrieved 2016-05-26. 
  12. ^ "Renato Carneiro injured, out of May 30 UFC Fight Night card". Sherdog. Retrieved 2016-05-26. 
  13. ^ "Zubaira Tukhugov meets undefeated Renato Carneiro at UFC 198". MMAfighting. Retrieved 2016-05-26. 
  14. ^ "Renato Moicano takes split decision from Zubaira Tukhugov". MMAjunkie. Retrieved 2016-05-26. 
  15. ^ Staff (2016-08-03). "UFC's return to Brasilia starts to take shape". mmajunkie.com. Retrieved 2016-08-03. 
  16. ^ Staff (2016-08-13). "Injuries force several changes to UFC Fight Night 95 in Brasilia". mmajunkie.com. Retrieved 2016-08-13. 
  17. ^ John Morgan (2017-03-01). "Renato Moicano vs. Jeremy Stephens added to UFC on FOX 24 in Kansas City". mmajunkie.com. Retrieved 2017-03-01. 
  18. ^ Ben Fowlkes (2017-04-15). "UFC on FOX 24 results: Renato Moicano outpoints Jeremy Stephens for narrow split call". mmajunkie.com. Retrieved 2017-04-15. 
  19. ^ Brian Martin (2017-05-26). "Brian Ortega returns at UFC 214 vs. Renato Moicano". dailynews.com. Retrieved 2017-05-26. 
  20. ^ "UFC 214 results: Brian Ortega earns record 4th straight win by 3rd-round finish vs. Renato Moicano". MMAjunkie. 2017-07-30. Retrieved 2017-07-31. 
  21. ^ "UFC 214 bonuses: Jones, Ortega among $50K winners". Bloody Elbow. Retrieved 2017-07-31. 
  22. ^ Themistoklis Alexis (2018-02-14). "Moicano draws Kattar at UFC 223". thescore.com. Retrieved 2018-02-14. 
  23. ^ "UFC 223 results: Renato Moicano dominant in decision win over Calvin Kattar". MMAjunkie. 2018-04-08. Retrieved 2018-04-08. 
  24. ^ Dale Jordan (2018-05-09). "Cub Swanson vs. Renato Moicano added to UFC 227 in Los Angeles". mmamad.com. Retrieved 2018-05-09. 
  25. ^ "UFC 227 results: Renato Moicano drops, submits Cub Swanson in opening round". MMAjunkie. 2018-08-05. Retrieved 2018-08-05. 
  26. ^ "UFC 227 bonuses: Champs Dillashaw, Cejudo among $50,000 winners in Los Angeles". MMAjunkie. 2018-08-05. Retrieved 2018-08-05. 
  27. ^ "UFC 214 bonuses: Jones, Ortega among $50K winners". Bloody Elbow. Retrieved 2017-07-31. 
  28. ^ "UFC 227 bonuses: Champs Dillashaw, Cejudo among $50,000 winners in Los Angeles". MMAjunkie. 2018-08-05. Retrieved 2018-08-05. 

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