Felipe Bunes is an up-and-coming Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) athlete from Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. He began to take a serious interest in martial arts at the age of fourteen when he first started training Brazilian Jiu Jitsu (BJJ). He later realized that his true passion was for Mixed Martial Arts (MMA). This led him to begin training with local coaches and eventually signed with the UFC in 2015.
Since signing with the UFC, his career has taken off quickly. Felipe made his professional debut against James Bochnovic at UFC Fight Night 74 and won via unanimous decision. From there he went on to win two more fights before suffering a split decision loss to Caio Magalhaes in 2017. In 2018, Felipe rebounded by winning three consecutive fights over John Phillips, Oskar Piechota and Elias Theodorou respectively. His latest fight was against Karl Roberson at UFC 239 where he secured another victory via unanimous decision which pushed him into top 15 rankings of the middleweight division of the UFC.
In addition to being an elite MMA fighter, Felipe is also highly active in charity work throughout Brazil as well as other parts of South America and Central America including Puerto Rico following Hurricane Maria’s devastation back in 2017. He often volunteers his time providing support for disaster relief efforts as well as helping those affected by poverty with access to food and medical supplies they need while still managing his rigorous training schedule for upcoming fights within the Octagon®️ .
Outside of fighting and charity work, Felipe also enjoys spending time studying different cultures around the world through books or watching documentaries about various places he would like visit one day when touring resumes after COVID-19 restrictions lift up again across international borders . In particular , he loves exploring ancient ruins such as Machu Picchu or Chichen Itza due their their beauty , mystery , history behind them .
Felipe’s bright future continues look even brighter especially now that has established himself within top 15 rankings among other contenders vying for title shot chance against current champion Israel Adesanya . With relentless determination dedication consistently shown throughout each fight along combined solid ground standup game demonstrated inside octagon during short yet accomplished career thus far , future looks bright indeed this aspiring #1 contender from Rio de Janeiro who will not stop until reaches summit same way great champions before him did too !