Rogério Bontorin

Rogério Raab Bontorin (born 25 April 1992)[1] is a Brazilian mixed martial artist who competes in the Flyweight division. A professional since 2013, he most notably fought in the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC). He was the formal 57 kg Brazilian Jiu-jitsu Northeast Brazil champion.[6]

Rogério Bontorin
BornRogério Raab Bontorin[1]
(1992-04-25) 25 April 1992 (age 30)
Adrianópolis, Paraná, Brazil
NationalityBrazilian
Height5 ft 5 in (1.65 m)
Weight125 lb (57 kg; 8 st 13 lb)
DivisionFlyweight
Reach67 in (170 cm)[2]
Fighting out ofAdrianópolis, Paraná, Brazil
TeamGile Ribeiro Team[4]
Team Noguchi[4]
RankBlack belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu[2][5]
Years active2013–present
Mixed martial arts record
Total22
Wins17
By knockout3
By submission11
By decision3
Losses4
By knockout1
By submission1
By decision2
No contests1
Other information
Mixed martial arts record from Sherdog

BackgroundEdit

Bontorin, a resident of Colombo, Paraná, Brazil in a family farm where he works. He started his MMA career at the age of 18.[5]

Mixed martial arts careerEdit

Early careerEdit

Bontorin made his professional debut in 2013 and fought primarily in his native country Brazil as well as Japanese promotion Pancrase.

Bontorin faced Takeshi Kasugai at Pancrase 283 on 18 December 2016. He missed the contracted weight and went on to win the fight via first-round submission.[4] However, the win was overturned to no contest due to the weight miss.[4]

He amassed a record of 13–1 (1) prior to participated in Dana White's Contender Series.[7]

Dana White Contender SeriesEdit

Dawson appeared in Dana White's Contender Series Brazil 1 web-series program.[8] He faced Gustavo Gabriel Silva on 10 August 2018[9] and won the fight via a submission in round two.[10] With the win, Bontorin was offered a UFC contract.[11]

Ultimate Fighting ChampionshipEdit

Bontorin made his promotional debut on 2 February 2019 at UFC Fight Night: Assunção vs. Moraes 2, facing Magomed Bibulatov.[12] At the weigh-ins, Bibulatov weighed in at 127 pounds, 1 pound over the flyweight non-title fight limit of 126 and he was fined 20 percent of his purse, which went to Bontorin.[13] He won the fight via unanimous decision.[14]

His next fight came on 10 August 2019 at UFC Fight Night: Shevchenko vs. Carmouche 2 against Raulian Paiva.[15] He won the fight via technical knockout by cutting the eyebrow of Paiva in round one.[16]

On 15 February 2020 Bontorin faced Ray Borg at UFC Fight Night: Anderson vs. Błachowicz 2.[17] At the weigh-ins, Borg failed to make weight, coming in at 128 pounds, two pounds over the flyweight non-title limit of 126 pounds. He was fined 30% of his fight purse, which went to Bontorin and the bout proceeded at a catchweight.[18] He lost the fight via unanimous decision.[19]

Bontorin was scheduled to face Manel Kape on 15 August 2020 at UFC 252.[20] However, Bontorin pulled out of the fight on 22 July due to an ankle injury. Promotion officials tried to find a replacement for Kape but he was eventually removed from the card.[21]

Bontorin faced Kai Kara-France on 6 March 2021 at UFC 259.[22] He lost the fight via knockout in round one.[23]

Bontorin faced Matt Schnell, replacing Alex Perez, on 15 May 2021 at UFC 262.[24] At the weigh ins, Bontorin weighed in at 137 pounds, 1 pound over the bantamweight non-title fight limit. The bout proceeded at catchweight and Bontorin was fined 20% of his individual purse, which went to Schnell.[25] He won the fight via unanimous decision.[26]

In June 2021, Bontorin was flagged by USADA for a potential doping violation. Bontorin tested positive for hydrochlorothiazide, a banned diuretic, in an out-of-competition sample in May 2021. [27] Bontorin, tested positive for hydrochlorothiazide (HCTZ) as the result of a urine sample collected out-of-competition on 1 May 2021. Following notification of his positive test, Bontorin provided open containers of two dietary supplements he obtained from a Brazilian compounding pharmacy that he was using prior to his positive test for analysis by a WADA-accredited laboratory. Although no prohibited substances were listed on the supplement product labels, the analysis revealed the presence of HCTZ in the products. Bontorin was given a three month suspension that began on 1 May 2021.[28] The result was overturned to a no contest.[29]

Bontorin faced Brandon Royval on 15 January 2022 at UFC on ESPN 32.[30] He lost the fight via split decision.[31]

Bontorin was scheduled to face Manel Kape on June 11, 2022, at UFC 275.[32] However, the bout was scrapped the day before the event due to Bontorin suffering kidney issues related to cutting weight.[33]

On June 23, 2022, it was announced that Bontorin was released from his contract and no longer on the UFC roster. Bontorin is planning on moving up to Bantamweight.[34]

Mixed martial arts recordEdit

Professional record breakdown
22 matches 16 wins 4 losses
By knockout 3 1
By submission 11 1
By decision 2 2
No contests 2
Res. Record Opponent Method Event Date Round Time Location Notes
Loss 16–4 (2) Brandon Royval Decision (split) UFC on ESPN: Kattar vs. Chikadze January 15, 2022 3 5:00 Las Vegas, Nevada, United States
NC 16–3 (2) Matt Schnell NC (overturned) UFC 262 15 May 2021 3 5:00 Houston, Texas, United States Bantamweight bout; Bontorin missed weight (137 lb). Originally a unanimous decision win for Bontorin; overturned after he tested positive for hydrochlorothiazide.
Loss 16–3 (1) Kai Kara-France KO (punches) UFC 259 6 March 2021 1 4:55 Las Vegas, Nevada, United States
Loss 16–2 (1) Ray Borg Decision (unanimous) UFC Fight Night: Anderson vs. Błachowicz 2 15 February 2020 3 5:00 Rio Rancho, New Mexico, United States Catchweight (128 lb) bout; Borg missed weight.
Win 16–1 (1) Raulian Paiva TKO (doctor stoppage) UFC Fight Night: Shevchenko vs. Carmouche 2 10 August 2019 1 2:56 Montevideo, Uruguay
Win 15–1 (1) Magomed Bibulatov Decision (split) UFC Fight Night: Assunção vs. Moraes 2 2 February 2019 3 5:00 Fortaleza, Brazil
Win 14–1 (1) Gustavo Gabriel Silva Submission (rear-naked choke) Dana White's Contender Series Brazil 1 10 August 2018 2 2:46 Las Vegas, Nevada, United States
Win 13–1 (1) Paulo César Cardoso TKO (elbows) Imortal FC 8 7 April 2018 3 2:46 São José dos Pinhais, Brazil
Loss 12–1 (1) Michinori Tanaka Submission (rear-naked choke) Grandslam 6 29 October 2017 3 2:27 Colombo, Brazil
Win 12–0 (1) Rildeci Lima Dias TKO (punches) Katana Fight: Gold Edition 5 August 2017 1 0:48 São José dos Pinhais, Brazil
Win 11–0 (1) Jon Olivar Submission (rear-naked choke) Brave 3: Battle in Brazil 18 March 2017 1 3:00 Tokyo, Japan
NC 10–0 (1) Takeshi Kasugai NC (Bontorin missed weight) Pancrase - 283 18 December 2016 1 2:19 Tokyo, Japan
Win 10–0 Cristiano Souza Submission (armbar) Imortal FC 5 23 July 2016 1 2:05 São José dos Pinhais, Brazil
Win 9–0 Ivonei Pridonik Submission (armbar) Imortal FC 5 23 July 2016 2 1:06 São José dos Pinhais, Brazil
Win 8–0 Israel Silva Lima Submission (heel hook) XFC International 11 19 September 2015 1 1:20 São Paulo, Brazil
Win 7–0 Carlisson Diego Oliveira dos Santos Submission (rear-naked choke) Curitiba Fight Pro 3 17 May 2015 2 4:06 Curitiba, Brazil
Win 6–0 Genilson Lacerda Submission (rear-naked choke) Striker's House Cup 38 28 June 2014 1 1:27 Curitiba, Brazil
Win 5–0 Jeferson Guilherme Pereira Submission (rear-naked choke) Power Fight Extreme 11 17 May 2014 1 3:51 Curitiba, Brazil
Win 4–0 Carlos do Amaral Submission (rear-naked choke) Curitiba Fight Pro 22 February 2014 1 N/A Curitiba, Brazil
Win 3–0 Jonathan Inácio Decision (unanimous) Gladiator Combat Fight 3 18 August 2013 3 5:00 Curitiba, Brazil
Win 2–0 Cleverson Luiz Candido Submission (rear-naked choke) treme Fisiomaq Combat 8 June 2013 2 1:12 Araucária, Brazil
Win 1–0 Genilson Lacerda Submission (rear-naked choke) Gladiator Combat Fight 6 April 2013 1 4:30 Curitiba, Brazil

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See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

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