Raphael
Assuncao
21-4-0( W-L-D )

Fight History

Skill Breakdown

Charts are compiled based on results from 13 fights.
Record: 21-4-0
Summary: BJJ, Muay Thai, good defense, always looking to push the action

Fighter Info

From: Recife Brazil
Age: 32
Height: 5' 5" ( 165 cm )
Weight: 135 lb ( 61 kg )

Striking

Total Attempted Strikes
0
1179
42% Successful
490
Types of Successful Strikes
0
490
76% Standing
12%
12%
374
57
59
Striking Defense
70
%
The percentage of total strikes avoided

Grappling

Total Takedowns
0
50
36% Successful
18
Grappling Totals by Type
 
 
Subm.
Passes
Sweeps
5
12
1
Takedown Defense
77
%
The percentage of total takedowns avoided
Result Fighters Event Str TD Sub Pass Method Replay
UPCOMING
Raphael Assuncao
UFC Fight Night 54: MacDonald vs. Saffiedine
Oct 4, 2014
-- -- -- -- --
Bryan Caraway -- -- -- --
Win
Raphael Assuncao Feb 22, 2014
100 3 0 1 R3 Decision - Unanimous
Pedro Munhoz 33 0 1 0
Win
Raphael Assuncao Oct 9, 2013
32 0 1 0 R3 Decision - Split
T.J. Dillashaw 29 2 3 1
Win
Raphael Assuncao Jun 8, 2013
17 3 1 5 R2 Submission
Vaughan Lee 14 0 0 0
Win
Raphael Assuncao Dec 8, 2012
57 0 0 0 R3 Decision - Unanimous
Mike Easton 30 0 0 0
Win
Raphael Assuncao Jul 11, 2012
39 0 0 0 R2 KO/TKO
Issei Tamura 5 0 0 0
Win
Raphael Assuncao Aug 27, 2011
53 3 0 1 R3 Decision - Unanimous
Johnny Eduardo 28 0 1 0
Loss
Erik Koch Mar 19, 2011
4 0 0 0 R1 KO/TKO
Raphael Assuncao 9 0 0 0
Win
Raphael Assuncao
WEC 52: Faber vs. Mizugaki
Nov 11, 2010
47 4 0 0 R3 Decision - Unanimous
LC Davis 18 0 0 1
Loss
Raphael Assuncao
WEC 49: Varner vs. Shalorus
Jun 20, 2010
34 2 0 0 R3 Decision - Split
Diego Nunes 37 0 0 0
Loss
Urijah Faber
WEC 46: Varner vs. Henderson
Jan 10, 2010
28 2 2 1 R3 Submission
Raphael Assuncao 14 0 0 0
Win
Raphael Assuncao
WEC 43: Cerrone vs. Henderson
Oct 10, 2009
35 1 1 1 R3 Decision - Split
Yves Jabouin 26 1 0 0
Win
Raphael Assuncao
WEC 40: Torres vs. Mizugaki
Apr 5, 2009
53 2 2 4 R3 Decision - Unanimous
Jameel Massouh 19 0 1 0

Biography

TRAINING: Training is twice daily, sometimes three sessions a day, and always very specific to the upcoming fight especially a couple weeks prior to the fight. Plus, daily physical and technical training.

When and why did you start training for fighting? I started training in 2000, influenced by my cousin Gustavo Oliveira and legend Royce Gracie

What ranks and titles have you held? BJJ black belt/ Pan American champion/ Shotokan 2004 champion

Do you have any heroes? God

What is your favorite technique? Too many to list

What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC? This means a lot to me; it’s a longtime dream come true. I want to showcase my always improving skills, and build and establish my name in the organization.

Did you go to college and if so what degree did you earn?
No

What was your job before you started fighting?
BJJ instructor

Career

Key Opponents

Erik Koch
Erik Koch
14-4-0
( W-L-D )
Johnny Eduardo
Johnny Eduardo
27-9-0
( W-L-D )

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