Stance: Orthodox
Division: Bantamweight
Height: 5' 5"
Reach: 67"
Weight: 135 lbs.


Kleidison Rodrigues is a trained MMA fighter from Brazil who rose to prominence as one of the top contenders in the UFC. Born in Rio de Janeiro, he began training at an early age and quickly developed a passion for martial arts. After competing in several local competitions, he earned his black belt in Brazilian jiu-jitsu and eventually made his way into professional mixed martial arts.

Throughout his seven-year career, Kleidison has become one of the most recognizable fighters within the UFC roster. He has faced off against some of the best fighters in the world while often displaying a unique blend of speed and power that make him an exciting competitor to watch. In addition to being skilled on both offense and defense, he has demonstrated excellent ground control during grappling exchanges which have been key to many of his victories.

In 2017, Kleidison signed with the UFC after two years competing professionally under various promotions such as Jungle Fight Championship and Legacy Fighting Alliance (LFA). Since joining the promotion he has had four successful bouts; winning three by knockout or technical knockout along with one via submission victory over Tony Gravely at UFC Fight Night: Manila 2019 that was named Performance Of The Year by ESPN’s Ariel Helwani. As well as these impressive displays inside the octagon, Kleidison also trains regularly outside it where he continues to improve upon all facets of his fighting game while coaching alongside renowned athletes such as Wanderlei Silva.

Kleidison is also incredibly active within social media realms where fans are able post questions directly to him due to his commitment towards engaging with them throughout every step of his career journey whilst simultaneously endorsing brands such as Monster Energy Drink due their shared values concerning athleticism & perseverance even when facing adversity head-on like those found within competitive sports fields across all platforms including mixed martial arts action scenes featured throughout global TV broadcasts networks & streaming services worldwide – something which makes him not only an exemplary athlete but ambassador for Brazilian culture too! Furthermore this dedication towards maintaining high levels community engagement surrounding himself plus sport overall make it likely that we’ll be seeing much more from this incredible talent in future years sure come…

Fight History

Awaiting Outcome
Sat. May 18, 2024
UFC Fight Night: Barboza vs. Murphy
Farid Basharat
Kleidison Rodrigues: Defeated
by in Round @ 4:15
Sat. Sep 02, 2023
UFC Fight Night: Gane vs. Spivac


Who Is Kleydson Rodrigues?
Kleydson Rodrigues is a 26-year-old Brazilian mixed martial artist with a seven-year fighting career and an impressive record of 7-1, widely considered as a rising star in the UFC.

Who Is Kledson De Sousa Rodrigues?
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