Diego Torresean Nunes (born November 30, 1982) is a Brazilian mixed martial arts fighter. He has competed in Shooto, TFC, and various MMA promotions of lower profile. Nunes is a kickboxer, who also combines elements of jiu-jitsu in his fighting style. A plurality of his victories have been achieved by submission.
Mixed martial arts careerEdit
Diego trains with Team Nogueria Brazil. Nunes' professional career in mixed martial arts began in May 2004, when he defeated Jorge Santos Velho by technical knockout. Since then, he has gone only lost once, fighting in the GP, TFC, Shooto and most lately, WEC.
Diego won his WEC debut against Cole Province at WEC 37. Nunes was scheduled to fight Cub Swanson on the undercard at WEC 40, but a hand injury just days before the bout, forced Nunes to cancel the fight. He next fought Rafael Dias at WEC 42 on August 9, 2009. Nunes defeated Dias via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27).
|Professional record breakdown|
|19||13 wins||1 loss|
|Loss||13-1||LC Davis||Decision (Unanimous)||WEC 44: Brown vs. Aldo||11/18/2009||3||5:00||Las Vegas, Nevada, USA|
|Win||13-0||Rafael Dias||Decision (Unanimous)||WEC 42: Torres vs. Bowles||8/9/2009||3||5:00||Las Vegas, Nevada, USA|
|Win||12-0||Cole Province||Decision (Unanimous)||WEC 37: Torres vs. Tapia||12/3/2008||3||5:00||Las Vegas, Nevada, USA|
|Win||11-0||Marcelo Franca||Submission (Guillotine Choke))||Shooto - Brazil 8||8/30/2008||1||2:20||Rio de Janeiro, Brazil|
|Win||10-0||Henrique Mello||KO (Kick)||Top Fighting Championships 3||5/2/2007||Rio de Janeiro, Brazil|
|Win||9-0||Luciano Macarrao||Submission (Guillotine Choke)||Sul Fight Championship 1||9/16/2006||1||4:40||Santa Catarina, Brazil|
|Win||8-0||Jetro Amaral||Submission (Armbar)||Storm Samurai 10||1/28/2006||1||N/A||Brazil|
|Win||7-0||Piri Piri||Submission (Guillotine Choke)||Floripa Fight 1||11/26/2005||1||0:55||Florianopolis, Brazil|
|Win||6-0||Einstein Santana||Submission (Guillotine Choke)||Battle Front 1||5/29/2005||1||N/A||Brazil|
|Win||5-0||Jorge Santos Velho||TKO||GP - Tornado 5||3/19/2005||1||N/A||Brazil|
|Win||4-0||Giovani Diniz||KO||Profight Championships 3||1/31/2005||N/A||N/A||Brazil|
|Win||3-0||Lindomar Silva||Submission (Guillotine Choke)||GP - Tornado 3||10/28/2004||N/A||N/A||Brazil|
|Win||2-0||Michel Michel||KO||GP - Tornado 2||7/18/2004||1||0:30||Brazil|
|Win||1-0||Jorge Santos Velho||TKO||Copa Gaucha - Fight Center 2||5/15/2004||2||N/A||Brazil|