Brandão faced Conor McGregor on July 19, 2014, at UFC Fight Night 46, replacing an injured Cole Miller. He then fought longtime UFC veteran Brian Foster and won via KO in the first round. Brandão faced Pablo Garza on April 6, 2013, at UFC on Fuel TV 9.[6]. "The Notorious" Conor McGregor lands a heavy left hand to the face of Diego Brandao, earning himself a knockout victory in the first round. He was fined 25 percent of his purse, but the bout went on as scheduled. UFC Minute host Lisa Foiles runs down the rescheduled bout between Jimy Hettes and Diego Brandao and two additions to the UFC's return to Mexico City. Brandão was expected to face Will Chope on March 23, 2014, at UFC Fight Night 38. He went 3-1 before fighting against UFC veteran Ronys Torres. Exclusive: Kings MMA’s Rafael Cordeiro on Training Mike Tyson,... After the Bell: Shillan & Duffy Recap UFC Fight Night 180. Brandão proved to be a loose cannon with confrontations with Marcus Brimage and Steven Siler. Previous Fight Lodz. Conor McGregor vs Diego Brandao UFC Fight Night 46 Full Fight. He was the number one featherweight pick for Team Bisping. [4] Brandão lost the fight via unanimous decision. The UFC returns to Dublin, Ireland after five years with an action packed card featuring, Conor McGregor and Diego Brandao. look much different today had Urijah Faber Brandão fought and defeated Joey Gambino on October 13, 2012, at UFC 153[5] via unanimous decision. In this fight Diego charged out of the gate with a flying knee and knocked Siler unconscious 30 seconds into the first round with a left hook. [23][24], On October 20, 2016, Brandão signed a contract to fight Russian mixed martial artist Rasul Mirzaev. monitoring_string = "5eb5a0f65cbe346d74f978e14db1b00d". Joe Silva and Sean Shelby share their thoughts on the biggest fights from the stacked UFC 183 card. Watch the biggest hits of UFC 168 in super slow motion. Skip to navigation. See if Brandao can backup his big talk Saturday night on UFC FIGHT PASS! So I am going to be his dad Saturday night," says Fight Night Dublin headliner Diego Brandao. He was the winner of Spike TV's The Ultimate Fighter: Team Bisping vs. Professional Fighters League 155-pound division is no... By: Brian KnappIt seems safe to assume that the mixed martial arts world would Marcin Held. Diego Brandao survives an all-out blitz from Dennis Bermudez, sinking in a last-second armbar to become the TUF 14 winner. not left his imprint on it. Diego Brandao official Sherdog mixed martial arts stats, photos, videos, breaking news, and more for the Featherweight fighter from Brazil. With the win over Caraway, Brandão moved on to the finale against Dennis Bermudez. By: Brian KnappThe path of destruction left by “The Demolition Man” during his two Former Fighter Brandão defeated Murad Machaev on January 28, 2017, at Fight Nights 58. Brandão made his MMA debut against Michel Bastos, winning via submission. A professional since 2005, he formerly competed for the UFC, RIZIN, and Fight Nights Global. Due to the late nature of the change, officials did not try to find a replacement and Ortega was pulled from the card as well.[12]. U Dec. R3, 5:00. The Sherdog Staff Pick 'Em: UFC Fight Night 180. [19], Brandão faced Brian Ortega on January 2, 2016, at UFC 195. 24-11-0 (W-L-D), Copyright © 2001-2020 UFC All Rights Reserved. Brandão faced Katsunori Kikuno on September 27, 2015, at UFC Fight Night 75. He lost the fight by TKO due to punches. 180... UFC Fight Night 180 Bonuses: Body-Shot KO Nets Jessica Andrade McGregor aims to keep his title hopes alive as he takes on Dennis Siver in the main event at Fight Night Boston. Brandão was expected to face Jimy Hettes on January 31, 2015, at UFC 183. After a back-and-forth first round Brandão was knocked down and hit with heavy shots on the ground until he caught Bermudez with an armbar, and quickly forced the tapout. [7] He won the back-and-forth fight via unanimous decision. He went 3-1 before fighting against UFC veteran Ronys Torres. Arena in... By: Keith ShillanLightweight has been widely considered the best division in mixed Brandão would continue to cut weight and weighed in an hour later, but could only get down to 151.5 pounds. Latest on Diego Brandao including news, stats, videos, highlights and more on ESPN. Following the contest he won 6 and lost four of his next ten fights, with 3 wins by KO, 2 by submission and 1 by decision, before signing with the UFC. [9] However, Chope was released from UFC when documents were released that showed Chope was discharged from the U.S. Air Force for domestic violence towards his ex-wife. The stars of UFC Fight Night: McGregor vs Brandao gather to answers question from the media days before the event. martial arts. By: Brian KnappThe Irishman tore through the "His mom never slapped him in the face when he was a kid, that's why he's like that. He was taken to a local hospital for precautionary reasons. Team Miller. Brandão defeated Caraway via KO due to a flying knee and follow up punches late in the first round. memorable two-bout series in 2016. Revamped Brian Ortega Shuts Out Chan Sung Jung in UFC Fight Night [8] He lost the fight via TKO in the first round. 26-7-0. Check out the super slow mo footage from UFC 195: Lawler vs Condit. Featherweight Dustin Poirier on the bad blood between himself and Diego Brandao and what it was like to get that first-round finish. He lost the fight by TKO due to punches. [25] However, on December 3, Mirzaev pulled out of the bout for unknown reason. The Relive the moment when Diego Brandao used his jiu jitsu skills to put the arm triangle on Pablo Garza. Cyborg. South Carolina with an action-packed card at Bon Secours Wellness UFC Fight Night 180 Highlight Video: Jessica Andrade Body Shot KOs... UFC Fight Night 180 Highlight Video: Jimmy Crute Obliterates [21], On January 15, 2016, it was announced that Brandao had tested positive for marijuana stemming from an in-competition test on January 2. Diego Pereira Brandão[3] (born May 27, 1987) is a Brazilian mixed martial artist currently competing in the Lightweight division. Team Miller. [14] However, the fight was canceled right before the event started, as Hettes passed out backstage. • During the post-fight interview Diego proclaimed of his mother; "The only thing on my mind [is to] buy her [a] house". Brandao will meet Katsunori Kikuno next at Fight Night Japan on FOX Sports 1. [11] However, Brandão pulled out of the bout in the days leading up to the event citing an injury. Brandão quickly defeated Newell via first round knockout. He then fought longtime UFC veteran Brian Foster and won via KO in the first round. [17] He dropped his opponent in the bout's opening seconds and followed up with a flurry of punches earning a TKO stoppage. Brandão faced Daniel Pineda on August 17, 2013, at UFC Fight Night 26. See full Diego Brandao profile and stats: height, age, weight, last fight and next fight Brandao will meet Katsunori Kikuno next at Fight Night Japan on FOX Sports 1. $50,000. Posted on Jul 11, 2015; 64019 views In 2011, Brandão signed with the UFC to compete on The Ultimate Fighter: Team Bisping vs. Team Miller, Fight Nights Global 73: Aliev vs. Brandão, Fight Nights Global 67: Brandão vs. Galiev, Fight Nights Global 58: Brandão vs. Machaev, The Ultimate Fighter: Team Bisping vs. decade-long career inspires both awe and wonder. 40, Matches to Make After UFC Fight Night 180, Who You Got? [13] Brandão lost the fight via TKO in the first round. 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