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Kleydson Rodrigues biography: 13 things about UFC fighter from Laranjal do Jari, Amapa, Brazil

Kleydson Rodrigues is a Brazilian professional mixed martial artist currently signed with the Ultimate Fighting Championship, which is based in Las Vegas, Nevada, United States. He is 5’7″ tall and he competes in the bantamweight division.

Hailing from Laranjal do Jari, Amapa, Brazil, Rodrigues trains at Team Nogueira in Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Here are 13 more things about him:

  1. On June 14, 2015, he made his professional MMA debut at a Guerreiros da Fe Combat in Laranjal do Jari. After knocking out Edney Michael, he lost via split decision to Ervani Rodrigo Melonio.
  2. On September 2, 2016, he submitted Dyllan Nascimento at “FLC 3- CUFA Fight Festival 3” in Rio de Janeiro.
  3. On May 25, 2017, he defeated Bruno Mesquita via unanimous decision at “FLC 5- CUFA Fight Festival 5” in Rio de Janeiro.
  4. In May 2018, he visited Dubai, United Arab Emirates.
  5. On September 16, 2018, he knocked out Romario Garcia at “Lux Combat 2” in Rio de Janeiro.
  6. On September 28, 2019, he defeated Antonio da Silva via technical knockout at “Jungle Fight 95” in Rio de Janeiro.
  7. On October 26, 2019, he submitted Eduardo Henrique at “Jungle Fight 97” in Rio de Janeiro.
  8. In September 2020, he visited Araçatuba, São Paulo, Brazil.
  9. In June 2021, he traveled to Las Vegas.
  10. On September 21, 2022, he defeated Santo Curatolo via unanimous decision at “Dana White’s Contender Series 2021” Week 4 in Enterprise, Nevada.
  11. On May 7, 2022, he made his UFC debut at “UFC 274” in Phoenix, Arizona, USA where he lost to CJ Vergara via split decision.
  12. In December 2022, he visited Borba, Amazonas, Brazil.
  13. He was 27 years old when he defeated Shannon Ross via technical knockout at “UFC 284” on February 11, 2023 in Perth, Australia, which improved his professional MMA record to 8 wins and 2 losses.

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