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Joanderson Brito biography: 13 things about UFC fighter born in Santa Helena, Maranhao, Brazil

Joanderson Brito is a Brazilian mixed martial artist whose fight name is Tubarao. He is 5’8″ tall and he competes in the featherweight division.

Born in Santa Helena, Maranhao, Brazil, Brito went to Escola Estadual Professor Aluizio Lopes Martins in Santarém, Pará, Brazil. He also attended Nazaré Rodrigues and Escola Estadual Mineko Hayashida, which are both in Laranjal do Jari, Amapá, Brazil.

Brito was 26 years old when he joined the Ultimate Fighting Championship in 2021. Here are 13 more things about him:

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  1. On November 8, 2013, he was submitted by Rafael Moreira at “Big Way Fight 3” in Manaus, Amazonas, Brazil.
  2. On June 14, 2015, he submitted Marcio de Oliveira via guillotine choke at “Guerreiros da Fe Combat” in Macapa, Amapá, Brazil. On December 18, 2015, he lost to Henrique Gomes via technical knockout at “Clube Fight Vitoria” in Vitoria do Jari, Amapá.
  3. On March 12, 2016, he knocked out Rogerio Ferreira Furtado at “Revelation FC – Hombres de Honor 69” in Laranjal do Jari. On June 4, 2016, his fight against Jefson Castor at “Arena Kombat Fighting Championship 3” in Vitoria do Jari ended in a draw.
  4. On March 10, 2017, he submitted Wanderley da Silva Ferreira Jr. at “Ultimate Reborn Fight 5” in Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil. On May 26, 2017, he knocked out Leandro Compri at “Araca Fight 2017” in Aracariguama, Sao Paulo. On December 22, 2017, he defeated Cicero Countinho via technical knockout at “Thunder Fight 13” in Sao Paulo.
  5. On June 9, 2018, he submitted Duilio Aparecido Bueno dos Santos at “Strike do Vale Fight 2” in Avare, Sao Paulo.
  6. On July 18, 2018, he defeated Johnny Iwasaki via technical knockout at “Fusion Fighting Championship 33” in Lima, Peru, which marked his first professional MMA fight outside Brazil.   
  7. On September 7, 2018, he submitted Wellinton Prado at “Thunder Fight 15: Independence Day” in Sao Paulo. On November 7, 2018, he defeated Jose Zarauz via unanimous decision at “Fusion Fighting Championship 35” in Lima.
  8. On February 22, 2019, he submitted Estabili Amato at “Future Fighting Championship 2” in Indaiatuba, Sao Paulo. He went to Arizona, United States in September 2019 and Dakar, Senegal in December 2019.
  9. On August 31, 2021, he defeated Diego Lopez via unanimous technical decision at Dana White’s Contender Series 2021 Week 1 in Enterprise, Nevada, USA, which marked his first professional MMA fight in the U.S.
  10. On October 17, 2021, he signed a UFC contract.
  11. On January 15, 2022, he lost via unanimous decision to Bill Algeo at “UFC on ESPN 32” in Enterprise.  
  12. On April 30, 2022, he defeated Andre Fili at “UFC on ESPN 35” in Enterprise.  
  13. On October 15, 2022, he submitted Lucas Alexander at “UFC Fight Night 212” in Enterprise, which improved his professional MMA record to 14 wins, 3 losses and 1 draw.
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