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Middleweight Division

"Cesinha"

Cesar Almeida

Middleweight Division

5-1-0 (W-L-D)

4

Wins by Knockout

3

First Round Finishes

Cesar Almeida

athlete record

Info

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

Place of Birth
Brazil
Fighting style
Striker
Age
36
Height
73.00
Weight
185.50
Octagon Debut
Apr. 6, 2024
Reach
74.00
Leg reach
43.00
  • Pro since 2016 (five-year break between debut and second fight)
     
  • Four wins by KO
     
  • Three first-round finishes
     
  • Wins in 68 and 38 seconds
     
  • Origin of nickname: “Family nickname.”

UFC 302 (6/1/24) Almeida lost a three round split decision to Roman Koplov 

UFC Fight Night (4/6/24) Almeida stopped Dylan Budka via strikes at 2:13 of the second round 

 

Dana White's Contender Series, Season 7

Episode one (8/8/23) Almeida won a three round unanimous decision over Lucas Fernando

When and why did you start training for fighting? When I was 18, to lose weight.

What ranks and titles have you held? WKN kickboxing world Champion, WGP Kickboxing Champion

Do you have any heroes? My mother is my greatest heroine.

What would it mean for you to fight in the UFC? It means I’ll be among the best in the world, seeking the top of martial arts. 

Did you go to college and if so what degree did you earn? Yes, I graduated with a degree in physical education.

What was your job before you started fighting? Security, electronics technician, machining of lathes.

Specific accomplishments in pro competition? Fought in a stadium that had more than 10,000 people in the audience.