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Middleweight Division

"Sergipano"

Andre Muniz

Middleweight Division

24-6-0 (W-L-D)

4

Wins by Knockout

15

Wins by Submission

15

First Round Finishes

Andre Muniz

athlete record

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Learn more about Andre Muniz's UFC history, fighter facts, and Q&A below.

Place of Birth
Montes Claros, Brazil
Trains at
TATA Fight Team - Rio de Janeiro
Fighting style
MMA
Age
33
Height
73.00
Weight
199.00
Octagon Debut
Nov. 16, 2019
Reach
78.00
Leg reach
43.00
  • Pro since 2009
     
  • Four wins by KO, 15 by submission (RNC, 4 Armbar, 3 guillotine, 3 triangle, 2 Arm triangle, Peruvian necktie, brabo choke)
     
  • Has won 18 of his last 21 and 10 of his last 12
     
  • 15 first round finishes
     
  • Owns 2014 win over former WEC champion Paulo Filho
     
  • Married and a father of two daughters

UFC Fight Night (12/9/23) Muniz won a three round split decision over Junyong Park 

UFC Fight Night (7/22/23) Muniz was stopped by Paul Craig via strikes at 4:40 of the second round

UFC Fight Night (2/25/23) Muniz was submitted by Brendan Allen via rear naked choke at 4:25 of the third round 

UFC 276 (7/2/22) Muniz won a three round unanimous decision over Uriah Hall

UFC 269 (12/11/21) Muniz submitted Eryk Anders via armbar at 3:13 of the first round

UFC 262 (5/15/21) Muniz submitted Ronaldo Souza via armbar at 3:59 of the first round

UFC Fight Night (9/5/20) Muniz submitted Bartosz Fabinski via armbar at 2:42 of the first round

UFC Fight Night (11/16/19) Muniz won a three round unanimous decision over Antonio Arroyo

 

Dana White's Contender Series, Season 3

Episode 7 (8/6/19) Muniz submitted Taylor Johnson via rear naked choke at 1:46 of the first round

 

Dana White's Contender Series, Brazil

Episode 2 (8/11/18) Muniz won a three round unanimous decision over Bruno Assis

When and why did you start training for fighting? Born in Montes Claros, Minas Gerais, André Muniz was a very active teenager, which made his mother sign him up for Jiu-Jitsu classes to see if he could get calmer and more disciplined. It worked, André fell in love with martial arts, and started practicing Muay Thai too. His first competition happened when he was 15 years old, a white belt championship in Montes Claros. He began practicing MMA at the age of 19, when he asked his teacher at the time to schedule a fight for him.

What ranks and titles have you held? BJJ black belt

Do you have any heroes? Lyoto Machida and Demian Maia

What would it mean for you to fight in the UFC? Participating in “Contender Series Brazil” is the opportunity to provide a better life to his wife and daughter.

Did you go to college and if so what degree did you earn? Physical education

What was your job before you started fighting? Supermarket deliveryman and security guard