|Born||Janigleison Herculano Alves|
July 10, 1983
Tibau, Rio Grande Do Norte, Brazil
|Listed height||5 ft 9 in (1.75 m)|
|Listed weight||155 lb (70 kg; 11.1 st)|
|Reach||71.0 in (180 cm)|
|Fought out of||Coconut Creek, Florida, United States|
|Team||American Top Team|
Janigleison Herculano Alves, better known as Gleison Tibau, is a Brazilian mixed martial artist currently fighting for the Ultimate Fighting Championship. Tabau is currently 28-10 is his Mixed martial arts career, ending a majority of his wins via submission.
Mixed martial artsEdit
Ultimate Fighting ChampionshipsEdit
Originally a welterweight, Tibau made his UFC debut against a strong Nick Diaz. Tibau started strong and was taking Nick Diaz down efficiently using his Jiu-Jitsu. In the second round he tired and lost by TKO due to strikes.
After the fight, Tibau took on Jason Dent at UFC 68. Tibau dominated the fight and won by decision. He then took a one fight hiatus from the company and returned defeating Jeff Cox. Tibau then took on undefeated British favorite Terry Etim, Tibau won the fight by decision.
Tibau's next fight was set to be against former UFC lightweight champion Sean Sherk at UFC 104. Sherk pulled out of the fight and would be replaced by Josh Neer.Tibau defeated Neer landing a total of 10 takedowns during the fight.
Tibau was expected to face Bart Palaszewski on May 28, 2011 at UFC 130, replacing an injured Cody McKenzie. Palaszewski was also injured and replaced by return UFC veteran Rafaello Oliveira. He won by submission, earning Submission of the Night.
Mixed martial arts recordEdit
|Professional record breakdown|
|43||28 wins||10 losses|
|Loss||28–10||Michael Johnson||KO (punches)||UFC 168||December 28, 2013||2||1:32||Las Vegas, Nevada, United States|
|Win||28–9||Jamie Varner||Decision (split)||UFC 164||August 31, 2013||3||5:00||Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States|
|Win||27–9||John Cholish||Submission (guillotine choke)||UFC on FX: Belfort vs. Rockhold||May 18, 2013||2||2:34||Jaraguá do Sul, Brazil|
|Loss||26–9||Evan Dunham||Decision (split)||UFC 156||February 2, 2013||3||5:00||Las Vegas, Nevada, United States|
|Win||26–8||Francisco Trinaldo||Decision (unanimous)||UFC 153||October 13, 2012||3||5:00||Rio de Janeiro, Brazil|
|Loss||25–8||Khabib Nurmagomedov||Decision (unanimous)||UFC 148||July 7, 2012||3||5:00||Las Vegas, Nevada, United States|
|Win||25–7||Rafael dos Anjos||Decision (split)||UFC 139||November 19, 2011||3||5:00||San Jose, California, United States|
|Win||24–7||Rafaello Oliveira||Submission (rear-naked choke)||UFC 130||May 28, 2011||2||3:28||Las Vegas, Nevada, United States||Submission of the Night.|
|Win||23–7||Kurt Pellegrino||Decision (split)||UFC 128||March 19, 2011||3||5:00||Newark, New Jersey, United States|
|Loss||22–7||Jim Miller||Decision (unanimous)||UFC Fight Night: Marquardt vs. Palhares||September 15, 2010||3||5:00||Austin, Texas, United States|
|Win||22–6||Caol Uno||TKO (punches)||UFC Fight Night: Florian vs. Gomi||March 31, 2010||1||4:13||Charlotte, North Carolina, United States|
|Win||21–6||Josh Neer||Decision (unanimous)||UFC 104||October 24, 2009||3||5:00||Los Angeles, California, United States||157 lb Catchweight.|
|Loss||20–6||Melvin Guillard||Decision (split)||The Ultimate Fighter 9 Finale||June 20, 2009||3||5:00||Las Vegas, Nevada, United States|
|Win||20–5||Jeremy Stephens||Decision (unanimous)||UFC Fight Night: Condit vs. Kampmann||April 1, 2009||3||5:00||Nashville, Tennessee, United States||158 lb Catchweight.|
|Win||19–5||Rich Clementi||Submission (guillotine choke)||UFC Fight Night: Lauzon vs. Stephens||February 7, 2009||1||4:35||Tampa, Florida, United States|
|Loss||18–5||Joe Stevenson||Submission (guillotine choke)||UFC 86||July 5, 2008||2||2:57||Las Vegas, Nevada, United States|
|Loss||18–4||Tyson Griffin||Decision (unanimous)||UFC 81||February 2, 2008||3||5:00||Las Vegas, Nevada, United States|
|Win||18–3||Terry Etim||Decision (unanimous)||UFC 75||September 8, 2007||3||5:00||London, England|
|Win||17–3||Jeff Cox||Submission (arm triangle choke)||UFC Fight Night: Stout vs Fisher||June 12, 2007||1||1:52||Hollywood, Florida, United States|
|Win||16–3||Antonio Moreno||TKO (punches)||Nordest Combat Championship||May 9, 2007||1||0:55||Natal, Brazil|
|Win||15–3||Jason Dent||Decision (unanimous)||UFC 68||March 3, 2007||3||5:00||Columbus, Ohio, United States|
|Loss||14–3||Nick Diaz||TKO (punches)||UFC 65||November 18, 2006||2||2:27||Sacramento, California, United States||Fought at Welterweight.|
|Win||14–2||Jedrzej Kubski||Submission (rear naked choke)||KO Arena 4||March 11, 2006||1||1:03||Malaga, Spain|
|Win||13–2||Edilson Florencio||Submission (triangle choke)||Mega Combate Mossoro||December 2, 2005||1||3:26||Mossoro, Brazil|
|Win||12–2||Fabricio Camoes||Submission (rear naked choke)||Meca World Vale Tudo 12||July 9, 2005||1||2:15||Rio de Janeiro, Brazil|
|Loss||11–2||Marcelo Brito||Decision (unanimous)||Storm Samurai 7||June 11, 2005||3||5:00||Curitiba, Brazil|
|Win||11–1||Josenildo Rodrigues||Decision (unanimous)||Ceara Open 2||March 10, 2005||3||5:00||Fortaleza, Brazil|
|Win||10–1||Anderson Cruz||KO (punches)||Octagon Fight||February 24, 2005||1||N/A||Natal, Brazil|
|Win||9–1||Josenildo Ramarho||Submission (armbar)||Brazilian Challenger 2||October 21, 2004||1||N/A||Natal, Brazil|
|Win||8–1||Carlos Alexandre Pereira||Submission (rear naked choke)||Champions Night 11||October 7, 2004||1||1:16||Ceara, Brazil|
|Win||7–1||Adriano Martins||Decision (unanimous)||Amazon Fight||June 20, 2004||3||5:00||Manaus, Brazil|
|Win||6–1||Daniel Muralha||Submission (armbar)||Champions Night 10||May 21, 2004||1||N/A||Ceara, Brazil|
|Win||5–1||Romario Manoel Da Silva||Submission (rear naked choke)||Desafio: Natal vs Nordeste||March 9, 2004||1||2:30||Natal, Brazil|
|Loss||4–1||Eiji Mitsuoka||TKO (corner stoppage)||DEEP - 11th Impact||July 13, 2003||2||3:41||Osaka, Japan|
|Win||4–0||Fernando Terere||Decision (split)||Bitetti Combat Nordeste 2||March 20, 2003||3||5:00||Natal, Brazil|
|Win||3–0||Paulo Boiko||Decision (unanimous)||Bitetti Combat Nordeste 1||November 28, 2002||3||5:00||Natal, Brazil|
|Win||2–0||Thiago Alves||Submission (armbar)||Champions Night 2||June 30, 2001||2||3:31||Natal, Brazil|
|Win||1–0||Rivanio Regiz||Decision (unanimous)||CNVTO - Currais Novos Vale Tudo Open||May 18, 1999||3||5:00||Currais Novos, Brazil|
- ↑ The Ultimate Fighter 9 Finale live round by round updates and official results
- ↑ Sherk out, Neer in to face Gleison Tibau at UFC 104.
- ↑ Gleison Tibau vs. Caol Uno at Fight Night 21. tatame.com. Retrieved on 2010-01-21.
- ↑ http://www.mmafighting.com/2010/03/31/ufc-fight-night-21-results-florian-vs-gomi-nelson-vs-struve
- ↑ http://www.mmafighting.com/2010/09/15/ufc-fight-night-22-results-marquardt-vs-palhares-escudero-vs
- ↑ http://www.sherdog.com/news/news/UFC-128-Results-Live-PlaybyPlay-30786
- ↑ Gleison Tibau Replaces Injured Cody McKenzie at UFC 130; Faces Bart Palaszewski. mmaweekly.com (May 6, 2011).
- ↑ Oliveira Replaces Palaszewski, Faces Tibau at UFC 130. sherdog.com (May 19, 2011).
- ↑ http://www.sherdog.com/news/news/UFC-130-Results-Live-PlaybyPlay-32492
- ↑ http://www.sherdog.com/news/news/UFC-139-Results-and-PlaybyPlay-37274
- ↑ http://www.mmafighting.com/2012/7/7/3132363/ufc-148-results-silva-vs-sonnen
- ↑ http://www.sherdog.com/news/news/UFC-153-Results-Silva-vs-Bonnar-PlaybyPlay-Updates-46301
- ↑ http://www.mmafighting.com/2013/2/2/3938444/ufc-156-results-aldo-vs-edgar
- ↑ Gleison Tibau vs. John Cholish joins UFC on FX 8 lineup. mmajunkie.com (March 6, 2013).
- ↑ Lightweights Jamie Varner and Gleison Tibau set for UFC 164 in Milwaukee. mmajunkie.com (June 19, 2013).
- ↑ Michael Johnson vs. Gleison Tibau lightweight bout set for UFC 168 in Las Vegas. mmajunkie.com (September 18, 2013).