Fighting style: Jiu-Jitsu
Stance: Orthodox
Division: Bantamweight
Height: 5' 7"
Reach: 67"
Leg reach: 39.00
Weight: 135 lbs.
Team: Laerte Barcelos Team
Nationality: State of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Out of: Rio de Janeiro, Brazil[2]
Age: 34


Recent win streak: 8
Wins by KO: 8
Wins by submission: 2



Significant Strikes Attempted: 432
Significant Strikes Landed:


Takedowns Attempted: 12
Takedowns Landed: 3


Raoni Barcelos is an accomplished mixed martial artist and bantamweight fighter who competes in the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC). A native of Brazil, Raoni began his martial arts training at just 5 years old. He has trained all around the world, including in Thailand and Japan, where he competed in Muay Thai fights.

Raoni’s professional MMA career began when he joined the Shooto organization in 2010. He quickly rose through the ranks and earned a spot on UFC’s Fight Night card in 2016. Since then, he has become one of the most successful fighters on UFC’s roster with a strong record of victories over top contenders like Patricky Freire, Charles Oliveira and Iuri Alcantara. As of writing this piece, Raoni holds an incredible 19-1 record which includes fourteen wins by either submission or knockout!

Outside of fighting, Raoni is known for being very active within his community. In 2018, he founded ‘Geração de Ouro’—a nonprofit initiative that helps empower underprivileged children living near his hometown Palmares do Sul by providing them with educational opportunities they wouldn’t have access to otherwise. During 2020’s pandemic lockdown period in Brazil as well—he raised money to provide food aid to families affected by COVID-19 restrictions across Rio Grande do Sul state so they wouldn’t go hungry during these tough times. His humanitarian efforts have earned him multiple awards too—like being named ‘Sportsman Of The Year’ at 2019’s Brazilian Sports Awards Ceremony held annually for recognizing excellence among athletes from all walks life!

In 2021 alone; Raoni won both Fight Of The Night & Performance Of The Night honors against Nate Maness at UFC Vegas 18 event following an impressive third-round TKO victory which further solidified his place amongst elites within Bantamweight division! He also recently announced signing new multi-fight deal with promotion beyond what was originally signed back 2016; meaning fans can look forward to seeing him inside octagon more often than not over next couple years down line barring any unforeseen circumstances! All these achievements are inspiring when you consider that despite coming from humble beginnings himself – Raoni has managed stay true purpose while constantly striving reach heights yet unknown each time out cage; something we can take away respect no matter whatever side debate falls upon when it comes sport itself..

Fight History

Kyler Phillips
Raoni Barcelos: Defeated
by Unanimous Decision in Round 3
Sat. Aug 05, 2023
UFC Fight Night: Sandhagen vs. Font
Umar Nurmagomedov
Raoni Barcelos: Defeated
by KO/TKO in Round 1 @ 4:40
Sat. Jan 14, 2023
UFC Fight Night: Strickland vs. Imavov
Trevin Jones
Raoni Barcelos: Winner
by Unanimous Decision in Round 3
Sat. Oct 01, 2022
UFC Fight Night: Dern vs. Yan
Victor Henry
Raoni Barcelos: Defeated
by Unanimous Decision in Round 3
Sat. Jan 22, 2022
UFC 270: Ngannou vs. Gane
Victor Henry
Awaiting Outcome
Sat. Dec 18, 2021
UFC Fight Night: Lewis vs. Daukaus
Timur Valiev
Raoni Barcelos: Defeated
by Decision in Round 3
Sat. Jun 26, 2021
UFC Fight Night: Gane vs. Volkov
Khalid Taha
Raoni Barcelos: Winner
by Decision in Round 3
Sat. Nov 07, 2020
UFC Fight Night: Santos vs. Teixeira
Said Nurmagomedov
Raoni Barcelos: Winner
by Decision in Round 3
Sat. Dec 21, 2019
UFC Fight Night: Edgar vs. The Korean Zombie
Carlos Huachin
Raoni Barcelos: Winner
by KO/TKO in Round 2
Sat. May 11, 2019
UFC 237