Stats & Records
Wins by Knockout
Wins by Submission
First Round Finishes
- Sig. Strikes Landed
- Sig. Strikes Attempted
- Takedowns Landed
- Takedowns Attempted
- Sig. Str. Defense is the percentage of significant strikes attempted against a fighter that do not land.
- Takedown defense is the percentage of takedowns attempted against a fighter that do not land.
- Knockdown Avg. is the average number of knockdowns per 15 Minutes window.
Sig. Str. By Position
Sig. Str. by target
Win by Method
- Pro since 2014
- Three wins by KO, 12 by submission (2 Arm triangle, 4 RNC, 4 guillotine, triangle, shoulder choke)
- Eight first round finishes
- Brother Ismael is also on the current UFC roster
- Origin of nickname: “Sledgehammer in Portuguese.”
UFC 291 (7/29/23) Bonfim submitted Trevin Giles via guillotine choke at 1:13 of the first round
UFC 283 (1/21/23) Bonfim submitted Mounir Lazzez via rear naked choke at :49 of the first round
Dana White's Contender Series, Season 6
Episode seven (9/6/22) Bonfim submitted Trey Waters via shoulder choke at 4:13 of the first round
When and why did you start training for fighting? I started boxing at the age of 14, and I started in MMA at the age of 17. I started training because of my two brothers.
What ranks and titles have you held? Brazilian amateur/professional boxing champion and LFA welterweight champion
What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC? It means I'm coming close to my dream to be UFC champion.
What was your job before you started fighting? Boxing teacher
Favorite grappling technique: Triangle choke
Favorite Striking technique: Straight jab