Jailton Almeida is a Brazilian mixed martial artist. Here are 13 more things about him:
- He hails from Bahia, Salvador, Brazil.
- He is a black belt in Brazilian jiujitsu.
- He worked as a security guard before he became a professional MMA fighter.
- He is 6’4″ tall and he competes in the heavyweight division.
- When he made his professional MM debut on September 29, 2012, he submitted Diego Reis via rear-naked choke at “Nocaute MMA Fight 2” in Eunapolis, Bahia. On November 17, 2012, he submitted Leonardo Alves via rear-naked choke at “Conquista Kombat Championship” in Victoria da Conquista, Bahia.
- As a professional MMA fighter, he went on hiatus from 2013 to 2015.
- On January 16, 2016, he submitted Roberto Bispo Silva via rear-naked choke at “Cross Fighting Championship 2” in Itabuna, Bahia.
- On April 1, 2017, he defeated Fagner Rakchal via punches at “Fight on MMA 4” in Salvador. On August 5, 2017, he was knocked out via punch by Tyago Moreira at “Katana Fight: Gold Edition” in Colombo, Parana, Brazil, which was his first professional MMA loss. On September 23, 2017, he submitted Anderson Oliveira do Nascimento via rear-naked choke at “Fight on MMA 5” in Salvador.
- On January 28, 2018, he lost via unanimous decision to Bruno Assis at “Shooto Brazil 80” in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. He defeated David Allan via technical knockout via punches at “Fight on MMA: Fight on Solidario” in Salvador on July 21, 2018 and Douglas Garcia via submission via rear-naked choke at “Juiz de Fora Fight Evolution 19” in Juiz de Fora, Minas Gerais, Brazil on October 20, 2018.
- He knocked out Italo Nascimento via punches at “Premier Fight League 20” in Lauro de Freitas, Bahia on February 23, 2019, defeated Rian Tavares via technical knockout via punches at “Imperium: MMA Pro 14” in Feira de Santana, Bahia on March 16, 2019 and submitted Ednaldo Oliveira via arm-triangle choke at “Fight on MMA 6” in Salvador on July 13, 2019.
- On January 17, 2020, he defeated Leonardo Argemiro Vasconcelos Correa via technical knockout via punches at “Future FC 11” in Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil. On October 11, 2020, he submitted Ildemar Alcantara via arm-triangle choke at “Thunder Fight 23” in Sao Bernardo do Campo, Sao Paulo.
- Both via rear-naked choke, he submitted Edvaldo de Oliveira at ‘Thunder Fight 24″ in Sao Paulo on February 21, 2021 and Nasrudin Nasrudinov at “Dana White’s Contender Series 2021” Week 3 in Enterprise, Nevada, United Sates on September 14, 2021.
- He was 30 years old when he joined the Ultimate Fighting Championship in 2022. When he made his UFC debut at “UFC Fight Night 200” in Enterprise on February 5, 2022, he defeated Danilo Marques via technical knockout via punches. On May 21, 2022, he submitted Parker Porter via rear-naked choke at “UFC Fight Night 206” in Enterprise, improving his professional MMA record to 16 wins and 2 losses.