Rafael Cavalcante

"Feijão"
13 7 1
Wins Losses No Contest
Birth date April 5, 1980 (age 40)
Birth place Ilha Solteira, São Paulo, Brazil
Height 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)
Weight 206 lb (93 kg)
Reach 74 in (1.88 m)
Former Strikeforce Light Heavyweight Champion

UFC Rankings

Fights

WIN
Rafael Cavalcante
Dan Konecke
World Fight Tour 7: Road To Bellator
Jul 1, 2017
TKO (punches)
R1 – 4:10
LOSS
Rafael Cavalcante #13
UFC Fight Night: Hendricks vs. Thompson
Feb 6, 2016
Decision (unanimous)
R3 – 5:00
LOSS
Rafael Cavalcante #10
UFC 190
Aug 1, 2015
TKO (elbows)
R3 – 0:45
LOSS
Rafael Cavalcante #12
UFC 174
Jun 14, 2014
Decision (unanimous)
R3 – 5:00
WIN
Rafael Cavalcante
Igor Pokrajac
UFC Fight Night: Belfort vs. Henderson
Nov 9, 2013
TKO (knees and punches)
R1 – 1:18
LOSS
Rafael Cavalcante
UFC on Fuel TV: Nogueira vs. Werdum
Jun 8, 2013
KO (punches)
R1 – 4:29
NC
Rafael Cavalcante
Mike Kyle
Strikeforce: Barnett vs. Cormier
May 19, 2012
NC (overturned)
R1 – 0:33
WIN
Rafael Cavalcante
Strikeforce: Barnett vs. Kharitonov
Sep 10, 2011
KO (punches)
R2 – 4:51
LOSS
Rafael Cavalcante
Strikeforce: Feijao vs. Henderson
Mar 5, 2011
TKO (punches)
R3 – 0:50
WIN
Rafael Cavalcante
Strikeforce: Houston
Aug 21, 2010
TKO (punches and elbows)
R3 – 1:14
WIN
Rafael Cavalcante
Antwain Britt
Strikeforce: Heavy Artillery
May 15, 2010
KO (punches)
R1 – 3:45
WIN
Rafael Cavalcante
Aaron Rosa
Strikeforce Challengers: Woodley vs. Bears
Nov 20, 2009
TKO (punches)
R2 – 3:35
LOSS
Rafael Cavalcante
Mike Kyle
Strikeforce: Lawler vs. Shields
Jun 6, 2009
TKO (punches)
R2 – 4:05
WIN
Rafael Cavalcante
Travis Galbraith
EliteXC: Unfinished Business
Jul 26, 2008
KO (knees)
R1 – 3:01
WIN
Rafael Cavalcante
Wayne Cole
EliteXC: Return of the King
Jun 14, 2008
TKO (punches)
R1 – 2:47
WIN
Rafael Cavalcante
John Doyle
EliteXC: Street Certified
Feb 16, 2008
TKO (knee to the body)
R1 – 2:17
LOSS
Rafael Cavalcante
Márcio Cruz
IFL: Las Vegas
Jun 16, 2007
DQ (illegal upkick)
R3 – 3:42
WIN
Rafael Cavalcante
Devin Cole
IFL: Atlanta
Feb 23, 2007
TKO (punches)
R2 – 0:26
WIN
Rafael Cavalcante
Rubens Xavier
MF 5
Dec 9, 2006
Submission (punches)
R1 – 2:30
WIN
Rafael Cavalcante
Miodrag Petkovic
WFC: Europe vs Brazil
May 20, 2006
TKO (knee and punches)
R2 – 1:37
WIN
Rafael Cavalcante
Eduardo Maiorino
Pantanal Combat
Feb 10, 2006
KO (punches)
R1 – 4:13