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Carlos Felipe

Heavyweight Division

11-2-0 (W-L-D)


Wins by Knockout


Wins by Decision

Carlos Felipe

athlete record


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

Not Fighting
Place of Birth
Feira de Santana, Brazil
Fighting style
Octagon Debut
May. 9, 2020
Leg reach

Fighter Facts

  • Pro since 2014

  • Six wins by KO, all in the first round

  • Has won three of his last four

  • Origin of nickname: “It means ‘Bull’ in Portuguese. This was given to me by my first boxing coach because back then I would just charge forward without any regard to anything but attacking whoever was in front of me.”


UFC History

UFC Fight Night (10/16/21) Felipe lost a three-round unanimous decision to Andrei Arlovski

UFC 263 (6/12/21) Felipe won a three round split decision over Jake Collier

UFC Fight Night (1/16/21) Felipe won a three round split decision over Justin Tafa

UFC on ESPN (10/3/20) Felipe won a three round unanimous decision over Yorgan De Castro

UFC Fight Night (7/18/20) Felipe lost a three round majority decision to Serghei Spivac



When and why did you start training for fighting? I started training as a teenager. I was morbidly obese and I started training to try to lose some weight.

What ranks and titles have you held? Qualify Combat HW champion

Do you have any heroes? I really look up to the Diaz Brothers.

What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC?I t’s the realization of my first dream. The second is to be champion.

What was your job before you started fighting? I never really had a regular job, I have always been working around fighting, competing or teaching.Specific accomplishments in amateur competition? Multiple time State jiu-jitsu champion and I have a few amateur boxing wins, too.

Favorite grappling technique: Ground-and-Pound

Favorite Striking technique: Boxing