Luiz Cané

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Luiz Arthuro Cané Jr. (born 2 April 1981)[1] is a Brazilian mixed martial artist currently competing in the Light Heavyweight division. A professional competitor since 2005, Cané has formerly competed for the UFC.

Luiz Cané
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BornLuiz Arthuro Cané Jr.
(1981-04-02) 2 April 1981 (age 40)
São Paulo, Brazil
Other namesBanha
NationalityBrazilian
Height6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)
Weight205 lb (93 kg; 14.6 st)
DivisionLight Heavyweight
Middleweight
Reach77 in (196 cm)
StyleMuay Thai, Kickboxing, BJJ
TeamThe Armory
RankBlack belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu
Years active2005–present
Mixed martial arts record
Total25
Wins17
By knockout14
By submission1
By decision2
Losses7
By knockout5
By decision1
By disqualification1
No contests1
Other information
Mixed martial arts record from Sherdog

BackgroundEdit

Born and raised in the Jardim Bonfiglioli neighborhood, located in the district of Butantan, west side of the city of São Paulo, Luiz Cané alternated working hours in a restaurant with his parents, with hours of training in Jiu-Jitsu Academy Gracie Butantã with Ryan Gracie, and Muay Thai with the team Gibi Thai / Pamplona, of the fighters Mosés Gibi and Eduardo Pamplona.

Mixed martial arts careerEdit

Ultimate Fighting ChampionshipEdit

Cané lost in his UFC debut at UFC 79 via disqualification when he threw an illegal knee to a downed James Irvin.

Cané later defeated Jason Lambert via first round TKO at UFC 85 in England.

Cané won his second straight fight over Rameau Thierry Sokoudjou on 18 October 2008, at UFC 89 via TKO in the second round. He earned Knockout of the Night honors with his performance.

At UFC 97 on 18 April 2009 he defeated Steve Cantwell via unanimous decision where he displayed a good chin and disciplined striking ability.

Cané was TKO'ed by Antônio Rogério Nogueira in the first round of their fight on 21 November 2009, at UFC 106. A left hook to the jaw sent Cané to the floor as Nogueira finished with a series of punches on the ground.

Cané fought UFC newcomer Cyrille Diabate on 29 May 2010, at UFC 114[2] and lost via first round TKO after rocking Diabate early in the fight.

Cané was expected to face Karlos Vemola on 19 March 2011 at UFC 128.[3] However, Vemola was forced from the bout with an injury[4] and replaced by Eliot Marshall.[5] He won the fight via TKO in the first round.

Cané next faced promotional newcomer Stanislav Nedkov on 27 August 2011 at UFC 134.[6] After out-striking and bloodying Nedkov early on, Cané lost via TKO near the end of the first round.

Cané was expected to make his Middleweight debut against Yushin Okami on 11 August 2012 at UFC 150. However, Cané was forced out of the bout with an injury and replaced by Rousimar Palhares. Rousimar Palhares was forced out of the bout because of injury and was later replaced by Buddy Roberts.[7]

Cané fought Chris Camozzi on 13 October 2012 at UFC 153 in his Middleweight debut.[8] Despite a strong first round, he ultimately lost the fight via unanimous decision. Following the loss he was released from the UFC.[9]

Post-UFCEdit

After a long layoff from the sport, Cané returned as a Light Heavyweight and faced Rodney Wallace at SFT 1 on 20 September 2013. Cané won via KO in the first round.[10]

Cané followed up by defeating Fábio Silva via unanimous decision at SFT 2 on 29 November 2013.[11]

Cané faced Alexandre Zaneti on 4 October 2014 at Brazilian Fighting Championship 4. He lost the fight via TKO in the second round.[12]

Cané faced Wesley Martins Garcia de Almeida at Thunder Fight 2: MMA Championship on 19 December 2014. He won the fight via KO due to a punch in the first round.[13]

Cané faced fellow UFC veteran Matt Hamill at Fight 2 Night 2 on 28 April 2017 in Brazil. He lost the fight via knockout in the first round.

Personal lifeEdit

Cané trains with UFC fighter Demian Maia in São Paulo.

Championships and AccomplishmentsEdit

Mixed martial arts recordEdit

Professional record breakdown
24 matches 17 wins 6 losses
By knockout 14 4
By submission 1 0
By decision 2 1
By disqualification 0 1
No contests 1
Res. Record Opponent Method Event Date Round Time Location Notes
Loss 17–7 (1) Matt Hamill KO (punches) F2N: Fight2Night2 28 April 2017 1 0:38 Foz do Iguaçu, Brazil
Win 17–6 (1) Mateus Messaros Inacio TKO (punches) Predador FC 35 24 September 2016 1 2:00 São Paulo, Brazil
Win 16–6 (1) Felipe Silva TKO (punches) Shooto Brazil 54 17 May 2015 1 0:49 Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Win 15–6 (1) Wesley Martins Garcia de Almeida KO (punch) Thunder Fight 2: MMA Championship 19 December 2014 1 1:04 São Paulo, Brazil
Loss 14–6 (1) Alexandre Zaneti TKO (punches) Brazilian Fighting Championship 4 4 October 2014 2 3:20 São Paulo, Brazil
Win 14–5 (1) Fábio Silva Decision (unanimous) SFT 2 29 November 2013 3 5:00 São Paulo, Brazil
Win 13–5 (1) Rodney Wallace KO (flying knee and punches) SFT 1 21 September 2013 1 3:56 São Paulo, Brazil Return to Light Heavyweight.
Loss 12–5 (1) Chris Camozzi Decision (unanimous) UFC 153 13 October 2012 3 5:00 Rio de Janeiro, Brazil Middleweight debut.
Loss 12–4 (1) Stanislav Nedkov TKO (punches) UFC 134 27 August 2011 1 4:13 Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Win 12–3 (1) Eliot Marshall TKO (punches) UFC 128 19 March 2011 1 2:15 Newark, New Jersey, United States
Loss 11–3 (1) Cyrille Diabate TKO (punches) UFC 114 29 May 2010 1 2:13 Las Vegas, Nevada, United States
Loss 11–2 (1) Antônio Rogério Nogueira TKO (punches) UFC 106 21 November 2009 1 1:56 Las Vegas, Nevada, United States
Win 11–1 (1) Steve Cantwell Decision (unanimous) UFC 97 18 April 2009 3 5:00 Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Win 10–1 (1) Rameau Sokoudjou TKO (punches) UFC 89 18 October 2008 2 4:15 Birmingham, England Knockout of the Night.
Win 9–1 (1) Jason Lambert TKO (punches) UFC 85 7 June 2008 1 2:07 London, England
Loss 8–1 (1) James Irvin DQ (illegal knee) UFC 79 29 December 2007 1 1:51 Las Vegas, Nevada, United States Cané was disqualified for kneeing Irvin while grounded.
Win 8–0 (1) James Damien Stelly KO (knee) Art of War 3 1 September 2007 1 2:45 Dallas, Texas, United States
Win 7–0 (1) Wagner Ribeiro Submission (soccer kicks) Minotauro Fights 5 9 December 2006 1 2:53 Sao Paulo, Brazil
Win 6–0 (1) Joao Assis TKO (punches) Fury FC 2: Final Combat 30 November 2006 1 3:41 Sao Paulo, Brazil
Win 5–0 (1) Thiago Cardoso Capataz TKO Mega Fight 3 21 October 2006 N/A N/A Sao Paulo, Brazil
Win 4–0 (1) Mauricio Menegueti TKO (punches) CF: Coliseum Fight 16 September 2006 1 2:20 Sao Paulo, Brazil
Win 3–0 (1) Gilson Ricardo TKO (punches) Predador FC 2 11 August 2006 1 2:25 Sao Paulo, Brazil
Win 2–0 (1) Maurice Igor TKO Coliseu Fight 22 July 2006 N/A N/A Sao Paulo, Brazil
Win 1–0 (1) Andre Gustavo TKO (corner stoppage) Estancia Fight 2 28 May 2006 1 N/A Sao Paulo, Brazil
NC 0–0 (1) Marcelo Alfaya No Contest Campeonato Brasileiro de Vale-Tudo 5 November 2005 1 3:01 Sao Paulo, Brazil Alfaya could not continue after an inadvertent groin kick.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Archived copy" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 21 May 2009. Retrieved 20 April 2009.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  2. ^ Scott Haber. "Cyrille "The Snake" Diabate Signs With the UFC, Faces Luiz Cane at UFC 114". Bloody Elbow.
  3. ^ "Cane-Vemola Slated for UFC 128". sherdog.com. 29 December 2010.
  4. ^ "Karlos Vemola out, Luiz Cane without opponent for UFC 128". 22 February 2011. Archived from the original on 25 February 2011.
  5. ^ "Eliot Marshall returns, steps in to meet Luiz Cane at UFC 128". mmajunkie.com. 23 February 2010. Archived from the original on 26 February 2011.
  6. ^ "Luiz Cane vs. Stanislav Nedkov Added to UFC 134 in Rio on Aug. 27". mmafrenzy.com. 17 April 2011.
  7. ^ "UFC 150: Cane vs Okami added to August 11 event in Denver". mmamania.com. 27 April 2012.
  8. ^ "Luiz Cane meets middleweight Chris Camozzi at UFC 153 in Brazil". mmajunkie.com. 1 August 2012. Archived from the original on 4 August 2012.
  9. ^ Tim Burke (24 October 2012). "Luiz Cane released from UFC contract". bloodyelbow.com.
  10. ^ "Luiz Cane finishes Rodney Wallace with a flying knee at SFT". mmafighting.com. 21 September 2013.
  11. ^ "Standout Fighting Tournament 2 results: Luiz Cane wins, eyes return to UFC". mmafighting.com. 29 November 2013.
  12. ^ "BRFC - Brazilian Fighting Championship 4". sherdog.com. Retrieved 6 October 2014.
  13. ^ "Thunder Fight 2 - MMA Championship". sherdog.com.

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