Sheymon Moraes

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Sheymon Moraes
Born (1990-10-11) October 11, 1990 (age 28)
Niterói, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil[1]
Height5 ft 8 in (1.73 m)
Weight145 lb (66 kg; 10 st 5 lb)
DivisionFeatherweight
Bantamweight
Reach72[1] in (183 cm)
Fighting out ofLos Angeles, California United State[1]
RankBlue belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu[1]
Purple belt in Judo
Brown belth in kickboxing
Years active2012–present
Mixed martial arts record
Total13
Wins11
By knockout5
By decision6
Losses2
By submission2
Mixed martial arts record from Sherdog

Sheymon Moraes (born October 11, 1990) is a Brazilian mixed martial artist (MMA) who currently competes in the Featherweight division in the UFC.

Mixed martial arts career[edit]

Early career[edit]

Moraes started his professional MMA career since 2012. He joined UFC after settled two-year contract dispute with World Series of Fighting where he amassed a record of 9–1.[2][3]

Ultimate Fighting Championship[edit]

Moraes made his UFC debut on November 25, 2017 against Zabit Magomedsharipov at UFC Fight Night: Bisping vs. Gastelum.[4] He lost the fight via a submission.[5]

His next fight came on August 4, 2018 at UFC 227 against Matt Sayles.[6] He won the fight in a unanimous decision.[7]

Moraes faced Julio Arce on November 3, 2018 at UFC 230.[8] He won the fight via split decision.[9]

Moraes is expected to face Sodiq Yusuff on March 30, 2019 at UFC on ESPN 2.[10]

Championships and accomplishments[edit]

Kickboxing / Muay Thai[edit]

    • Brazilian Kickboxing Champion (Three times)
    • Muay Thai Brazilian Champion (Two times)

Mixed martial arts record[edit]

Res. Record Opponent Method Event Date Round Time Location Notes
Win 11–2 Julio Arce Decision (split) UFC 230 November 3, 2018 3 5:00 New York City, New York, United States
Win 10–2 Matt Sayles Decision (unanimous) UFC 227 August 4, 2018 3 5:00 Los Angeles, California, United States
Loss 9–2 Zabit Magomedsharipov Submission (anaconda choke) UFC Fight Night: Bisping vs. Gastelum November 25, 2017 3 4:30 Shanghai, China
Win 9–1 Luis Palomino Decision (unanimous) WSOF 31 June 17, 2016 3 5:00 Mashantucket, Connecticut, United States
Win 8–1 Robbie Peralta TKO (punches) WSOF 26 December 18, 2015 2 3;21 Las Vegas, Nevada, United States Featherweight debut.
Loss 7–1 Marlon Moraes Submission (rear-naked choke) WSOF 22 August 1, 2015 3 3:46 Las Vegas, Nevada, United States For the WSOF Bantamweight Championship.
Win 7–0 Gabriel Solorio Decision (split) WSOF 16 December 13, 2014 3 5:00 Sacramento, California, United States
Win 6–0 Felipe Alves KO (elbow) Nitrix Champion Fight 20 April 12, 2014 1 0;20 Blumenau, Brazil
Win 5–0 Eliel dos Santos e Santos Team Nogueira: MMA Circuit 1 Decision (split) December 22, 2012 3 5:00 Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Win 4–0 Pedro Nobre TKO (punches) Bitetti Combat 12 September 8, 2012 2 4:16 Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Win 3–0 Pedro Arruda TKO (knees to the body) Bitetti Combat 12 September 8, 2012 1 2:33 Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Win 2–0 Jefferson Silva dos Santos TKO (elbows) Mortal Kombat Championship 1 April 20, 2012 2 2:48 Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Win 1–0 Richard Medeiros Decision (unanimous) Max Fight 11 March 17, 2012 3 5:00 São Paulo, Brazil

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See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d "Sheymon Moraes - Official UFC® Profile". www.ufc.com. Retrieved 2018-10-31.
  2. ^ "Welcome to the UFC: Sheymon Moraes". MMA Today. 2017-10-23. Retrieved 2018-10-31.
  3. ^ "With contract dispute in rearview mirror, Sheymon Moraes is anxious to fight real fights again". Ag. Fight. 2017-11-23. Retrieved 2018-10-31.
  4. ^ "Zabit Magomedsharipov vs. Sheymon Moraes added to UFC Fight Night 122 in Shanghai". MMAjunkie. 2017-10-05. Retrieved 2018-10-31.
  5. ^ "UFC Fight Night 122 results: Flawless Zabit Magomedsharipov chokes out Sheymon Moraes with 30 seconds left". MMAjunkie. 2017-11-25. Retrieved 2018-10-31.
  6. ^ "Matt Sayles vs. Sheymon Moraes added to UFC 227 in Los Angeles". MMAjunkie. 2018-07-11. Retrieved 2018-10-31.
  7. ^ "UFC 227 results: Sheymon Moraes survives late charge, outpoints Matt Sayles". MMAjunkie. 2018-08-05. Retrieved 2018-10-31.
  8. ^ "UFC 230 adds Shane Burgos-Kurt Holobaugh, Julio Arce-Sheymon Moraes". MMAjunkie. 2018-08-30. Retrieved 2018-10-29.
  9. ^ Doherty, Dan (2018-11-03). "UFC 230 Results: Sheymon Moraes Tops Julio Arce in Bloody Battle". Cageside Press. Retrieved 2018-11-04.
  10. ^ Marcel Dorff (2019-01-29). "Featherweight talents Sheymon Moraes and Sodiq Yusuff fight at UFC Philadelphia". mmadna.nl. Retrieved 2019-01-29. (in Dutch)
  11. ^ Sherdog.com. "Sheymon Moraes MMA Stats, Pictures, News, Videos, Biography - Sherdog.com". Sherdog. Retrieved 2018-10-31.

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