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Gabriel Gonzaga

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Photo from Jenn Gilbraith via en.wikipedia.org
Win Rate
59 %
Finish Rate
94 %
Decision Win %
33 %

Gabriel Gonzaga

Age
43
Height
6' 2 (188 cm)
Reach
75 in. (6' 3/190 cm)
Ape-Index
1.011
Stance
Orthodox
Nationality
Brazil
Main Division
Heavyweight
Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Coach
Wander Braga
Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Rank
black_belt_5_degree
Biography
Gonzaga was born in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil and began training in judo when he was 14 years old. before later transitioning to Brazilian jiu-jitsu, under the tutelage of Wander Braga. Gonzaga would go on to achieve many accomplishments in the sport before transitioning into a career in MMA.
Fighter Trivia
Gonzaga and his wife Cau Janoni have a daughter and a son. They live in Massachusetts.

Awards & Accolades

  • UFC: Knockout of the Night (One time)
  • UFC: Fight of the Night (Two times)
  • UFC: Second for most finishes in the UFC heavyweight division (11)
  • UFC: Tied for the third most finishes in UFC history (11)
  • UFC: 2007 Knockout of the Year vs. Mirko Cro Cop on 21 April
  • FIGHT! Magazine: 2007 Knockout of the Year vs. Mirko Cro Cop on 21 April
  • Fight Matrix: Most Lopsided Upset of the Year (2007)
  • Inside Fights: 2007 Knockout of the Year vs. Mirko Cro Cop on 21 April
  • Reality Fighting: Reality Fighting Heavyweight Championship (One time)
  • Confederação Brasileira de Jiu Jitsu Olímpico: 2006 CBJJO World Cup Super Heavyweight Champion (Black Belt)
  • Confederação Brasileira de Jiu Jitsu Olímpico: 2005 CBJJO World Cup Super Heavyweight Runner-Up (Black Belt)
  • Confederação Brasileira de Jiu Jitsu Olímpico: 2005 CBJJO World Cup Absolute 3rd Place (Black Belt)
  • Confederação Brasileira de Jiu Jitsu Olímpico: 2003 CBJJO World Cup Super Heavyweight Runner-Up (Black Belt)
  • Confederação Brasileira de Jiu Jitsu Olímpico: 2003 CBJJO World Cup Absolute Runner-Up (Black Belt)
  • Confederação Brasileira de Jiu Jitsu: 2006 CBJJ Mundials Super Heavyweight Champion (Black Belt)
  • Confederação Brasileira de Jiu Jitsu: 2005 CBJJ Brazilian Nationals 3rd Place (Black Belt)
  • Confederação Brasileira de Jiu Jitsu: 1999 CBJJ Brazilian Nationals 3rd Place
  • Confederação Brasileira de Jiu Jitsu: 1996/1997 CBJJ Brazilian Nationals Champion (Purple Belt)
  • International Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Federation: 2019 World Masters IBJJF Jiu-Jitsu Championship Super Heavyweight Champion (Black Belt)
  • International Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Federation: 2000 World Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Championship Super Heavyweight 3rd Place (Black Belt)
  • International Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Federation: 1999 World Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Championship Super Heavyweight 3rd Place (Brown Belt)
  • ADCC Submission Wrestling World Championship: 2005 ADCC +99 kg Runner-Up
  • ADCC Submission Wrestling World Championship: Opponents:. Won: Mustapha al-Turk (pts), Ricco Rodriguez (pts), Marcio Cruz (pts), Eduardo Telles (pts). Lost: Jeff Monson (pts), Xande Ribeiro (sub)
  • ADCC Submission Wrestling World Championship: Won: Mustapha al-Turk (pts), Ricco Rodriguez (pts), Marcio Cruz (pts), Eduardo Telles (pts)
  • ADCC Submission Wrestling World Championship: Lost: Jeff Monson (pts), Xande Ribeiro (sub)
  • ADCC Submission Wrestling World Championship: Won: Mustapha al-Turk (pts), Ricco Rodriguez (pts), Marcio Cruz (pts), Eduardo Telles (pts)
  • ADCC Submission Wrestling World Championship: Lost: Jeff Monson (pts), Xande Ribeiro (sub)

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