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Murilo Bustamante


Win Rate
62 %
Finish Rate
73 %
Decision Win %
40 %

Murilo Bustamante

6' 1 (185 cm)
Main Division
Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Coach
Carlson Gracie
Bustamante was born in coastal Rio de Janeiro and originally had dreams of professional surfing, but began training in Brazilian jiu-jitsu soon after having his first fight when he was 10 years old. He began officially competing when he was 15, before adding judo, and then began boxing when he was 18. He is a black belt under the renowned Carlson Gracie. He has won numerous world titles in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, which includes the World Championships of Jiu-Jitsu.

Awards & Accolades

  • MMAFighting: 2002 Middleweight Fighter of the Year
  • PRIDE Fighting Championships: 2005 PRIDE Welterweight Grand Prix Runner Up
  • UFC: UFC Middleweight Championship (1 Time). One successful title defense
  • UFC: One successful title defense
  • UFC: First ever Brazilian titleholder in UFC history
  • UFC: One successful title defense

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