Top 20 MMA Fighter celebrities in Brazil

Here is the latest list of the world's top 20 MMA Fighter celebrities [Updated May 21, 2022].

1. Jorge Santiago

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Jorge Santiago was born on October 9, 1980 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
He earned Fight of the Year honors from Sherdog and Inside MMA in 2010.

2. Thiago Santos

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Thiago Santos was born on January 7, 1984 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
He finished as a quarterfinalist during The Ultimate Fighter: Brazil 2 in 2013. He earned the Performance of the Night honor for his second time in February 2017 at UFC Fight Night. 

3. Antônio Silva

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Antônio Silva was born on September 14, 1979 in Campina Grande, Brazil.

Heavyweight MMA fighter who has earned the name "Big Foot" for his daunting physical appearance and accomplishments in the super-heavyweight and heavyweight divisions. Antônio Silva won the EliteXC heavyweight championship for the first time in July 2008.

In December 2013, Antônio Silva earned the Fight of the Night honor following his bout against Mark Hunt at a UFC Fight Night event. It was later rescinded due to his testing positive for elevated levels of testosterone.

4. Alex Oliveira

Alex Oliveira was born on February 21, 1988 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
He was part of the Fight of the Night for his second time in April 2019. He was also named by ESPN to have taken part in the fight of the year for his bout at UFC 218.

5. Emerson Rios

Emerson Rios was born on December 25, 1988 in Brazil.
He is also an ambassador and influencer on social media for several different companies and organizations including Clinica Renata Paiva and Instituto Irmaos Nogueira. 

6. Luis Henrique

Luis Henrique was born on August 21, 1993 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
He is known for having won several professional matches including against Christian Colombo at UFC Fight Night: Bader vs. Nogueira 2 in November of 2016 and against Dmitry Smolyakov at UFC on Fox: Holm vs. Shevchenko in July of 2016. 

7. Polyana Viana

Polyana Viana was born on June 14, 1992 in Brazil.
She was an eight-time jiu-jitsu state champion in Brazil.

8. Renato Moicano

Renato Moicano was born on May 21, 1989 in Brasilia, Brazil.
He won the performance of the night honor following his victory over Cub Swanson at UFC 227. He was previously involved in the fight of the night at UFC 214. 

9. Carlos Diego Ferreira

Carlos Diego Ferreira was born on January 18, 1985 in Brazil.
He enjoys training in Muy Thai more than any other form of fighting. He rides motorcycles in his free time. He has accumulated over 30,000 followers to his popular Instagram page.

10. Hacran Dias

Hacran Dias was born on May 16, 1984 in Brazil.

11. Leo Santos

Leo Santos was born on February 5, 1980 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
He won his fourth International Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Federation world championship in 2005. He won his second UFC Performance of the Night at UFC Fight Night in June 2019.

12. Rony Jason

Rony Jason was born on March 21, 1984 in Brazil.
He has been known to enter the octagon wearing the mask of Jason Voorhees from the Friday the 13th films.