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Marcos Rogerio de Lima

Heavyweight Division

22-10-1 (W-L-D)

15

Wins by Knockout

3

Wins by Submission

15

First Round Finishes

Marcos Rogerio de Lima

athlete record

Info

Learn more about Marcos Rogerio de Lima's UFC history, fighter facts, and Q&A below.

Status
Active
Place of Birth
Brazil
Trains at
011 MMA TEAM
Fighting style
Striker
Age
38
Height
73.00
Weight
261.00
Octagon Debut
May. 31, 2014
Reach
75.00
Leg reach
43.00
  • Team Sonnen on TUF Brazil 3

     
  • Pro since 2009

     
  • 15 wins by knockout, three by submission (2 arm triangle, RNC)

     
  • 15 first round finishes

     
  • 11-7 in last 18 bouts; has won five of his last seven

     
  • Has 2010 decision win over former WEC champion Paulo Filho

UFC 298 (2/17/24) de Lima stopped Junior Tafa via strikes at 1:14 of the second round 

UFC 291 (7/29/23) de Lima was stopped by Derrick Lewis via strikes at :33 of the first round 

UFC on ESPN (4/29/23) de Lima won a three-round unanimous decision over Waldo Cortes Acosta

UFC Fight Night (10/29/22) de Lima submitted Andrei Arlovski via rear naked choke at 1:50 of the first round 

UFC 274 (5/7/22) de Lima lost a three round unanimous decision to Blagoy Ivanov

UFC Fight Night (11/13/21) de Lima stopped Ben Rothwell via strikes at :32 of the first round

UFC on ESPN (5/8/21) de Lima won a three round unanimous decision over Maurice Greene

UFC on ESPN (11/7/20) de Lima was submitted by Alexandr Romanov via forearm choke at 4:48 of the first round

UFC Fight Night (2/23/20) de Lima stopped Ben Sosoli via strikes at 1:28 of the first round

UFC Fight Night (2/23/19) de Lima was submitted by Stefan Struve via arm triangle choke at 2:21 of the second round

UFC 230 (11/3/18) de Lima won a three round unanimous decision over Adam Wieczorek

UFC Fight Night (4/22/17) de Lima was submitted by Ovince Saint Preux via Von Flue choke at 2:11 of the second round

UFC on FOX (1/28/17) de Lima stopped Jeremy Kimball via strikes at 2:27 of the first round

UFC Fight Night (11/19/16) de Lima was submitted by Gadzhimurad Antigulov via guillotine choke at 1:07 of the first round

UFC 197 (4/23/16) de Lima submitted Clint Hester via arm triangle at 4:35 of the first round

UFC Fight Night (8/23/15) de Lima was submitted by Nikita Krylov via rear naked choke at 2:29 of the first round

UFC Fight Night (12/20/14) de Lima stopped Igor Pokrajac via strikes at 1:59 of the first round

TUF Brazil 3 Finale (5/31/14) de Lima knocked out Richardson Moreira at :20 of the first round

 

STRIKEFORCE HISTORY:

Barnett vs. Kharitonov (9/10/11) de Lima lost a three round unanimous decision to Mike Kyle

When and why did you start training for fighting? I started training in 2002. I used to stay on the street doing nothing the whole day. I knew I needed to do something to change my life. That is when I started training



What ranks and titles have you held? Kickboxing - amateur Sao Paulo State Champion, Brazil National Champion, South American champion and Pan American Champion.



Do you have any heroes? Ayrton Senna



What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC? A dream coming true



What was your job before you started fighting? Security



Favorite grappling technique: Chokes



Favorite Striking technique: Kicks