Stats & Records
Wins by Knockout
Wins by Submission
First Round Finishes
- Sig. Strikes Landed
- Sig. Strikes Attempted
- Takedowns Landed
- Takedowns Attempted
- Sig. Str. Defense is the percentage of significant strikes attempted against a fighter that do not land.
- Takedown defense is the percentage of takedowns attempted against a fighter that do not land.
- Knockdown Avg. is the average number of knockdowns per 15 Minutes window.
Sig. Str. By Position
Sig. Str. by target
Win by Method
- Pro since 2009
- Eight wins by submission (6 guillotine, heel hook, RNC), five by KO
- Eight first round finishes
- Has won nine of his last 15 (7-5, 1 NC)
- Holds five round decision win over UFC / WEC vet Jeff Curran from August 2013
UFC on ESPN (4/15/23) Munhoz won a three round unanimous decision over Chris Gutierrez
UFC 276 (7/2/22) Munhoz’ bout with Sean O’Malley was ruled a no contest at 3:09 of the second round when an accidental eye poke rendered Munhoz unable to continue
UFC 269 (12/11/21) Munhoz lost a three round unanimous decision to Dominick Cruz
UFC 265 (8/7/21) Munhoz lost a three round unanimous decision to Jose Aldo
UFC Fight Night (2/27/21) Munhoz won a three round unanimous decision over Jimmie Rivera
UFC on ESPN (8/22/20) Munhoz lost a five-round split decision to Frankie Edgar
UFC 238 (6/8/19) Munhoz lost a three round unanimous decision to Aljamain Sterling
UFC 235 (3/2/19) Munhoz knocked out Cody Garbrandt at 4:51 of the first round
TUF 28 Finale (11/30/18) Munhoz stopped Bryan Caraway via strikes at 2:39 of the first round
UFC 227 (8/4/18) Munhoz won a three round unanimous decision over Brett Johns
UFC 222 (3/3/18) Munhoz lost a three round split decision to John Dodson
UFC Fight Night (10/28/17) Munhoz submitted Rob Font via guillotine choke at 4:03 of the first round
UFC Fight Night (5/28/17) Munhoz won a three round unanimous decision over Damian Stasiak
UFC Fight Night (11/19/16) Munhoz submitted Justin Scoggins via guillotine choke at 1:55 of the second round
UFC Fight Night (7/7/16) Munhoz submitted Russell Doane via guillotine choke at 2:08 of the first round
UFC Fight Night (11/7/15) Munhoz lost a three round split decision to Jimmie Rivera
UFC Fight Night (10/4/14) Munhoz’ win over Jerrod Sanders was overturned to a no contest after Munhoz failed his post-fight drug test.
TUF Brazil 3 Finale (5/31/14) Munhoz stopped Matt Hobar via strikes at 2:47 of the first round
UFC 170 (2/22/14) Munhoz lost a three round unanimous decision to Raphael Assuncao
When and why did you start training for fighting? At age 13 when I saw Royce Gracie fighting in the UFC.
What ranks and titles have you held? RFA Bantamweight Champion, 2x Brazilian National No-Gi Champion, 6x State BJJ Champion, Black Belt BJJ
Do you have any heroes? I don't have any heroes, but I look up to certain individuals in my personal and professional life for inspiration.
What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC? It's a dream come true. Since the age of 13 all I wanted to become was a professional fighter. When I accomplished that I could not wait to be a part of the UFC, and in 2010 I came to the U.S. to conquer that dream.
Did you go to college and if so what degree did you earn? Yes. Bachelor's in physical education
What was your job before you started fighting? BJJ and Muay Thai Instructor
Specific accomplishments in pro competition? Winning and defending the RFA title.
Ranks in any martial arts styles: Black Belt BJJ
Favorite grappling technique: Guillotine choke
Favorite Striking technique: Elbows and knees