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Flyweight Division


Andre Lima

Flyweight Division

9-0-0 (W-L-D)


Wins by Knockout


First Round Finishes

Andre Lima

athlete record


Learn more about Andre Lima's UFC history, fighter facts, and Q&A below.

Place of Birth
State of Bahia, Brazil
Fighting style
Octagon Debut
Mar. 23, 2024
Leg reach
  • Pro since 2022

  • Five wins by KO

  • Four first-round finishes

  • Reported 2-1 amateur MMA record

  • Reported 7-0 (3 KOs) kickboxing record

  • Origin of nickname: “Because of my size.”

UFC 302 (6/1/24) Lima won a three round split decision over Mitch Raposo

UFC on ESPN (3/23/24) Lima defeated Igor da Silva via disqualification (biting) at 2:52 of the second round


Dana White's Contender Series, Season 7

Episode 10 (10/10/23) Lima won a three round unanimous decision over Rickson Zenidim

When and why did you start training for fighting? I started in 2009, and my objective was always to become a great fighter to change my family's life.

What ranks and titles have you held? 3x Brazilian Kickboxing Champion, 2x South American Kickboxing Champion, SFT Xtreme Champion, WGP Kickboxing Champion

Do you have any heroes? Jesus

What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC? A dream come true and a new chapter in my life.

What was your job before you started fighting? Street Vendor

Specific accomplishments in amateur competition? Five consecutive years as the #1 amateur kickboxer in Brazil

Ranks in any martial arts styles: BJJ brown belt

Favorite grappling technique: Arm triangle and armbar

Favorite Striking technique: Hook, straight and a head kick combo