Fábio Maldonado

"Caipira de Aço"
26 15
Wins Losses
Birth date March 17, 1980 (age 40)
Birth place Sorocaba, São Paulo, Brazil
Height 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)
Weight 220 lb (100 kg)
Reach 75 in (1.90 m)

UFC Rankings

Fights

LOSS
Fabio Maldonado
Chi Lewis-Parry
UAE Warriors 13
Sep 25, 2020
TKO (standing elbows)
R1 – 1:08
WIN
Fabio Maldonado
Pelu Adetola
Serbian Battle Championship 27
Mar 14, 2020
Decision (unanimous)
R3 – 5:00
LOSS
Fabio Maldonado
Rizin 19
Oct 12, 2019
KO (punches)
R1 – 1:49
WIN
Fabio Maldonado
Thiago Silva Batista
Vikings Fight Club 5 - Balada Fight
Dec 22, 2018
KO (punch)
R1 – 1:37
LOSS
Fabio Maldonado
Ivan Shtyrkov
RCC 4
Oct 27, 2018
TKO (punches)
R2 – 1:23
LOSS
Fabio Maldonado
Fight Nights Global 87: Khachatryan vs. Queally
May 19, 2018
KO (punch)
R2 – 3:33
WIN
Fabio Maldonado
Kurban Omarov
Fight Nights Global 73: Aliev vs. Brandão
Sep 4, 2017
Submission (guillotine choke)
R3 – 3:01
WIN
Fabio Maldonado
Abdul-Khamid Davlyatov
Fight Nights Global 60: Aryshev vs. Khasanov
Mar 5, 2017
TKO (punches)
R1 – 4:20
LOSS
Fabio Maldonado
Mikhail Mokhnatkin
Fight Nights Global 52: Mokhnatkin vs. Maldonado
Oct 1, 2016
Decision (unanimous)
R3 – 5:00
LOSS
Fabio Maldonado
Fight Nights Global 50: Fedor vs. Maldonado
Jun 17, 2016
Decision (majority)
R3 – 5:00
LOSS
Fabio Maldonado
UFC Fight Night: Belfort vs. Henderson 3
Nov 7, 2015
Decision (unanimous)
R3 – 5:00
LOSS
Fabio Maldonado
UFC 186
Apr 25, 2015
Decision (unanimous)
R3 – 5:00
WIN
Fabio Maldonado
Hans Stringer
UFC 179
Oct 25, 2014
TKO (punches)
R2 – 4:06
LOSS
Fabio Maldonado
The Ultimate Fighter Brazil 3 Finale: Miocic vs. Maldonado
May 31, 2014
TKO (punches)
R1 – 0:35
WIN
Fabio Maldonado
UFC Fight Night: Shogun vs. Henderson 2
Mar 23, 2014
Decision (unanimous)
R3 – 5:00
WIN
Fabio Maldonado
Joey Beltran
UFC Fight Night: Maia vs. Shields
Oct 9, 2013
Decision (split)
R3 – 5:00
WIN
Fabio Maldonado
Roger Hollett
UFC on FX: Belfort vs. Rockhold
May 18, 2013
Decision (unanimous)
R3 – 5:00
LOSS
Fabio Maldonado
UFC 153
Oct 13, 2012
TKO (doctor stoppage)
R2 – 5:00
LOSS
Fabio Maldonado
Igor Pokrajac
UFC on Fuel TV: Korean Zombie vs. Poirier
May 15, 2012
Decision (unanimous)
R3 – 5:00
WIN
Fabio Maldonado
James McSweeney
UFC 120
Oct 16, 2010
TKO (punches)
R3 – 0:48
WIN
Fabio Maldonado
Nelson Martins
First Class Fight 4
Jun 30, 2010
TKO (punches)
R1 – 0:40
WIN
Fabio Maldonado
Jackson Mora
Memorial Fight Qualifying
Jun 4, 2010
Submission (guillotine choke)
R1 – 1:19
LOSS
Fabio Maldonado
Kyle Kingsbury
The Ultimate Fighter: Team Lesnar vs. Team dos Santos Finale
Jun 4, 2010
Decision (unanimous)
R3 – 5:00
WIN
Fabio Maldonado
Jessie Gibbs
Bitetti Combat MMA 7
May 28, 2010
Submission (punches)
R2 – 2:52
WIN
Fabio Maldonado
Alessandro Leal
Combat Power Championship
Mar 13, 2010
TKO (punches)
R1 – 4:57
WIN
Fabio Maldonado
Fernando Tressino
Bitetti Combat MMA 5
Dec 12, 2009
TKO (corner stoppage)
R2 – 5:00
WIN
Fabio Maldonado
Vitor Miranda
Bitetti Combat MMA 4
Sep 12, 2009
Decision (unanimous)
R3 – 5:00
WIN
Fabio Maldonado
Edgard Castaldelli Filho
Predador FC 12
Dec 3, 2008
TKO (punches)
R2 – 4:44
WIN
Fabio Maldonado
Shaton Vaughn
Fightworld 16: International
Nov 1, 2008
Submission (guillotine choke)
R1 – 4:48
WIN
Fabio Maldonado
Maiquel Falcão
Predador FC 9
Mar 15, 2008
TKO (punches)
R2 – 1:52
WIN
Fabio Maldonado
Renato Matos
Predador FC 7
Dec 8, 2007
TKO (punches)
R1 – 0:50
LOSS
Fabio Maldonado
Alexandre Ferreira
Mo Team League: Final
Nov 10, 2007
Submission (kneebar)
R1 – 0:27
WIN
Fabio Maldonado
Vitor Miranda
Mo Team League 2
Sep 29, 2007
Decision (unanimous)
R3 – 5:00
WIN
Fabio Maldonado
Maiquel Falcão
Circuito Mariliense MMA
May 18, 2007
TKO (punches)
R3 – 0:46
WIN
Fabio Maldonado
Ildemar Alcântara
Predador Kamae 2
Jan 25, 2007
Decision (unanimous)
R5 – 5:00
WIN
Fabio Maldonado
Cleisson Mamute
Pantanal Combat
Feb 10, 2006
TKO (punches)
R2 – 2:01
WIN
Fabio Maldonado
Bruno Alves
Clube da Luta 1
Dec 14, 2004
TKO (punches)
R2 – 4:54
LOSS
Fabio Maldonado
Omni Santos
Surf Fight Circuit: Day 2
Sep 23, 2000
Decision (unanimous)
R2 – 10:00
WIN
Fabio Maldonado
Robson Parazinho
Surf Fight Circuit: Day 1
Sep 22, 2000
TKO (punches)
R1 – 2:21
WIN
Fabio Maldonado
Augusto Menezes Santos
Surf Fight Circuit: Day 1
Sep 22, 2000
TKO (punches)
R2 – 3:03
LOSS
Fabio Maldonado
Alessandro Leal
Meca World Vale Tudo 5
Jun 9, 2000
Submission (kneebar)
R1 – 5:22