Dhiego Lima - Official UFC® Fighter Profile
Dhiego
Lima
14-6-0( W-L-D )
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Fight History

Skill Breakdown

Charts are compiled based on results from 5 fights.
Record: 14-6-0
Summary: Well-rounded

Fighter Info

From: Goiania, Goias Brazil
Fights Out Of: Atlanta, Georgia USA
Age: 28
Height: 6' 2" ( 187 cm )
Weight: 170 lb ( 77 kg )
Reach 75"

Striking

Total Attempted Strikes
0
191
48% Successful
92
Types of Successful Strikes
0
92
38% Standing
58% Ground
35
4
53
Striking Defense
53
%
The percentage of total strikes avoided

Grappling

Total Takedowns
0
9
67% Successful
6
Grappling Totals by Type
 
 
Subm.
Passes
Sweeps
4
9
0
Takedown Defense
33
%
The percentage of total takedowns avoided
Result Fighters Event Str TD Sub Pass Method Replay Awards
Dhiego Lima
Jul 7, 2017
4
21
0
2
0
2
0
5
R2 Submission
Loss
Dhiego Lima
May 16, 2015
13
6
0
0
0
0
0
0
R1 KO/TKO
Loss
Dhiego Lima
Feb 28, 2015
7
23
0
0
0
0
0
0
R1 KO/TKO
Win
Dhiego Lima
Nov 8, 2014
70
23
6
0
4
0
9
0
R3 Decision - Unanimous
Dhiego Lima
Jul 6, 2014
5
22
0
0
0
0
0
0
R1 KO/TKO

Biography

Thoughts on opponent, Jesse Taylor? He's a very strong wrestler but hasn't really evolved. His whole career he is still the same fighter he has always been, so it's pretty simple to prepare for him. 

When and why did you start training for fighting? Ten years ago, I decided to follow in my brother’s footsteps.

What ranks and titles have you held? 2013 #2 welterweight prospect in the world, amateur WW Southeast champion, TUF 19 middleweight finalist. Purple belt in BJJ

Do you have any heroes? My parents

What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC? It’s a dream come true. I’ve been working to get here my whole career.

Did you go to college and if so what degree did you earn? No

What was your job before you started fighting? I was a lumber and kitchen associate at Home Depot
Favorite grappling technique: Triangle
Favorite Striking technique:
Left high kick


• Team Dillashaw on TUF 25

• Team Edgar on TUF 19
• Pro since 2010
• Five wins by submission (rear naked, kimura, 2 triangle, armbar), three by KO
• Four first round finishes
• Brother Douglas is an MMA pro with a 29-6 record

Career

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