Ricardo Morais

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Ricardo Morais
Born Ricardo Morais
(1967-02-26) February 26, 1967 (age 50)
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Other names The Mutant/The Spear Chucker
Residence Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Nationality Brazilian
Height 6 ft 8 in (203 cm)
Weight 270 lb (122 kg; 19 st 4 lb)
Division Super Heavyweight
Style Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, Boxing
Team Black House
Years active 1995–2006
Mixed martial arts record
Total 15
Wins 10
By knockout 3
By submission 6
Losses 4
By knockout 1
Draws 1
Other information
Mixed martial arts record from Sherdog
last updated on: September 6, 2009
Ricardo Morais
Medal record
Men's Grappling
Representing the  Brazil
ADCC World Championship
Silver medal – second place 1998 Abu Dhabi Absolute

Ricardo "The Mutant" Morais is a Brazilian former mixed martial artist, who competed in Pride Fighting Championships, Jungle Fight, and Rings - MMA. Morais trained with the Blackhouse team to support Antônio Rodrigo Nogueira, Antonio Rogerio Nogueira, and Anderson Silva, even after his last fight in the sport, which was a victory, coming against Tae Hyn Lee at Pride Final Conflict Absolute, 10 September 2006.

Smashing Machine[edit]

In 2003, HBO aired a documentary titled "The Smashing Machine: The Life and Times of Extreme Fighter Mark Kerr." Morais was shown a lot in this movie leading up to his match Mark Coleman at Pride 8.

Morais is shown training with Renzo Gracie in the movie. He lost to Coleman by decision. Morais won a 32-man tournament in Moscow in 1995 that included Pride FC legends Tra Telligman and Igor Vovchachyn. Morais choked out Mikhail Illoukhine in finals.

Championships and Accomplishments[edit]

  • Fight Matrix
    • 1995 Rookie of the Year[1]
  • International Absolute Fighting Championship
    • IAFC Absolute Fighting Championship 1 Tournament Winner

Mixed martial arts record[edit]

Res. Record Opponent Method Event Date Round Time Location Notes
Win 10–4-1 Lee Tae-Hyun TKO (corner stoppage) Pride FC - Final Conflict Absolute September 10, 2006 1 8:08 Saitama, Japan
Loss 9–4-1 Alexander Emelianenko KO (punches) Pride Bushido 6 April 3, 2005 1 0:15 Yokohama, Japan
Loss 9–3-1 Tsuyoshi Kosaka Decision (unanimous) NJPW: Ultimate Crush October 13, 2003 3 5:00 Tokyo, Japan
Win 9–2-1 Mestre Fumaca TKO (punches) Jungle Fight 1 September 13, 2003 1 2:06 Manaus, Brazil
Loss 8–2-1 Mark Coleman Decision (unanimous) Pride 8 November 21, 1999 2 10:00 Tokyo, Japan
Win 8–1-1 Hiromitsu Kanehara Decision Rings: Final Capture February 21, 1999 5 5:00 Japan
Loss 7–1-1 Zaza Tkeshelashvili Decision Rings - Mega Battle Tournament 1997 Semifinal December 23, 1997 1 20:00 Japan
Win 7–0-1 Sergio Muralha Submission (punches) Pentagon Combat September 27, 1997 1 0:17 Brazil
Draw 6–0-1 Yuriy Kochkine Draw Rings - Extension Fighting 4 June 21, 1997 1 20:00 Tokyo, Japan
Win 6–0 Yoshihisa Yamamoto KO (punches) Rings - Maelstrom 6 August 24, 1996 1 0:46 Japan
Win 5–0 Mikhail Illoukhine Submission (rear naked choke) IAFC: Absolute Fighting Championship 1 November 25, 1995 1 9:44 Moscow, Russia
Win 4–0 Victor Yerohin Submission (punches) IAFC: Absolute Fighting Championship 1 November 25, 1995 1 1:33 Moscow, Russia
Win 3–0 Maxim Tarasov Submission (punches) IAFC: Absolute Fighting Championship 1 November 25, 1995 1 1:49 Moscow, Russia
Win 2–0 Onassis Parungao Submission (knees) IAFC: Absolute Fighting Championship 1 November 25, 1995 1 1:16 Moscow, Russia
Win 1–0 Alex Andrade Submission (punches) IAFC: Absolute Fighting Championship 1 November 25, 1995 1 1:48 Moscow, Russia

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