Renato Sobral

"Babalu"
37 12
Wins Losses
Birth date September 7, 1975 (age 45)
Birth place Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Height 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)
Weight 202 lb (92 kg)
Reach 76 in (1.93 m)
Former Strikeforce Light Heavyweight Champion

Fights

LOSS
Renato Sobral
Jacob Noe
Bellator 96
Jun 19, 2013
TKO (punches)
R3 – 3:32
LOSS
Renato Sobral
Mikhail Zayats
Bellator 85
Jan 17, 2013
TKO (punches)
R1 – 4:49
WIN
Renato Sobral
Tatsuya Mizuno
ONE Fighting Championship: Destiny of Warriors
Jun 24, 2012
Submission (armbar)
R1 – 0:31
LOSS
Renato Sobral
Strikeforce: Henderson vs. Babalu II
Dec 4, 2010
KO (punches)
R1 – 1:53
WIN
Renato Sobral
Strikeforce: Los Angeles
Jun 16, 2010
Decision (unanimous)
R3 – 5:00
LOSS
Renato Sobral
Strikeforce: Carano vs. Cyborg
Aug 15, 2009
KO (punches)
R1 – 1:00
WIN
Renato Sobral
Rameau Thierry Sokoudjou
Affliction: Day of Reckoning
Jan 24, 2009
Submission (D'Arce choke)
R2 – 2:36
WIN
Renato Sobral
Strikeforce: Destruction
Nov 21, 2008
TKO (doctor stoppage)
R1 – 5:00
WIN
Renato Sobral
Mike Whitehead
Affliction: Banned
Jul 19, 2008
Decision (unanimous)
R3 – 5:00
WIN
Renato Sobral
Rodney Glunder
Ring of Fire 30: Babalu vs. Glunder
Dec 9, 2007
Submission (arm-triangle choke)
R3 – 3:31
WIN
Renato Sobral
David Heath
UFC 74
Aug 25, 2007
Technical Submission (anaconda choke)
R2 – 3:30
LOSS
Renato Sobral
UFC 68
Mar 3, 2007
KO (punch)
R2 – 3:26
LOSS
Renato Sobral
UFC 62: Liddell vs. Sobral
Aug 26, 2006
TKO (punches)
R1 – 1:35
WIN
Renato Sobral
Mike van Arsdale
UFC 57: Liddell vs. Couture 3
Feb 4, 2006
Submission (rear-naked choke)
R1 – 2:21
WIN
Renato Sobral
UFC 55: Fury
Oct 7, 2005
Submission (triangle choke)
R2 – 1:20
WIN
Renato Sobral
Travis Wiuff
UFC 52: Couture vs Liddell
Apr 16, 2005
Submission (armbar)
R2 – 0:24
WIN
Renato Sobral
Pierre Guillet
Cage Rage 10
Feb 26, 2005
TKO (submission to punches)
R1 – 1:57
WIN
Renato Sobral
Cyrille Diabaté
Cage Rage 9
Nov 27, 2004
Submission (guillotine choke)
R1 – 3:38
WIN
Renato Sobral
José Landi-Jons
Jungle Fight 3
Oct 23, 2004
Decision (unanimous)
R3 – 5:00
WIN
Renato Sobral
Trevor Prangley
IFC: Global Domination
Sep 6, 2003
Decision (unanimous)
R3 – 5:00
WIN
Renato Sobral
IFC: Global Domination
Sep 6, 2003
Submission (guillotine choke)
R3 – 3:07
WIN
Renato Sobral
Jeremy Horn
IFC: Global Domination
Sep 6, 2003
Decision (unanimous)
R3 – 5:00
WIN
Renato Sobral
Marcelo Azevedo
Heat FC 1: Genesis
Jul 31, 2003
Decision (unanimous)
R3 – 5:00
LOSS
Renato Sobral
Hitman Fighting 3[35]
May 2, 2003
Decision
R – N/A
LOSS
Renato Sobral
UFC 40
Nov 22, 2002
KO (head kick)
R1 – 2:55
WIN
Renato Sobral
Elvis Sinosic
UFC 38
Jul 13, 2002
Decision (unanimous)
R3 – 5:00
LOSS
Renato Sobral
UFC 35
Jan 11, 2002
Decision (unanimous)
R3 – 5:00
LOSS
Renato Sobral
Rings: 10th Anniversary
Aug 11, 2001
Decision (unanimous)
R2 – 5:00
WIN
Renato Sobral
Tsuyoshi Kohsaka
Rings: World Title Series 2
Jun 15, 2001
Decision (majority)
R2 – 5:00
WIN
Renato Sobral
Kiyoshi Tamura
Rings: King of Kings 2000 Final
Feb 24, 2001
Decision (majority)
R2 – 5:00
WIN
Renato Sobral
UFC 28
Nov 17, 2000
Decision (unanimous)
R3 – 5:00
WIN
Renato Sobral
Tariel Bitsadze
Rings: King of Kings 2000 Block A
Oct 9, 2000
Submission (armbar)
R1 – 2:58
LOSS
Renato Sobral
Valentijn Overeem
Rings: King of Kings 2000 Block A
Oct 9, 2000
Submission (toe hold)
R1 – 2:19
WIN
Renato Sobral
Hiromitsu Kanehara
Rings: Millennium Combine 2
Jun 15, 2000
Decision (unanimous)
R2 – 5:00
WIN
Renato Sobral
Jacob Zobnin
Rings Russia: Russia vs. The World
May 20, 2000
Submission (rear-naked choke)
R1 – 3:20
WIN
Renato Sobral
Travis Fulton
Rings: Millennium Combine 1
Apr 20, 2000
Submission (armbar)
R1 – 4:49
WIN
Renato Sobral
Mikhail Ilyukhin
Rings: King of Kings 1999 Final
Feb 26, 2000
Submission (armbar)
R3 – 0:40
WIN
Renato Sobral
Kiyoshi Tamura
Rings: King of Kings 1999 Final
Feb 26, 2000
Decision (majority)
R2 – 5:00
LOSS
Renato Sobral
Rings: King of Kings 1999 Final
Feb 26, 2000
Decision (majority)
R2 – 5:00
WIN
Renato Sobral
Brad Kohler
WEF: Goin' Platinum
Jan 15, 2000
KO (soccer kick)
R2 – 0:50
WIN
Renato Sobral
Zaza Tkeshelashvili
Rings: King of Kings 1999 Block A
Oct 28, 1999
Submission (kimura)
R2 – 1:11
WIN
Renato Sobral
Lee Hasdell
Rings: King of Kings 1999 Block A
Oct 28, 1999
Decision (unanimous)
R2 – 5:00
WIN
Renato Sobral
Augusto Menezes Santos
BVF 14: Circuito Brasileiro de Vale Tudo 5
Jul 24, 1999
Submission (americana)
R1 – 0:56
WIN
Renato Sobral
Pedro Otavio
BVF 14: Circuito Brasileiro de Vale Tudo 5
Jul 24, 1999
TKO (submission to punches)
R1 – 4:34
WIN
Renato Sobral
Dario Amorim
BVF 14: Circuito Brasileiro de Vale Tudo 5
Jul 24, 1999
TKO (submission to punches)
R1 – 2:14
WIN
Renato Sobral
Fernando Cerchiari
IVC 8: The Road Back to the Top
Jan 20, 1999
KO (punches)
R1 – 4:41
WIN
Renato Sobral
Claudio Palma
Desafio: Rio vs. São Paulo
Sep 27, 1997
TKO (submission to leg kicks)
R1 – 2:08
WIN
Renato Sobral
Manoel Vicente
Desafio: Rio vs. São Paulo
Sep 27, 1997
TKO (punches and stomp)
R1 – 6:27
WIN
Renato Sobral
Marco Vinicios
Desafio: Rio vs. São Paulo
Sep 27, 1997
TKO (retirement)
R2 – 4:58