Gleison Tibau


  • Weight: 155 lbs
  • Height: 5'10"
  • Reach: 180.34"
  • Age: 30
wins27
7% 2 Knockouts
44% 12 Submissions
48% 13 Decisions
losses10
30% 3 Knockouts
10% 1 Submissions
60% 6 Decisions
Last 5 Fights
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  • Gleison Tibau – “I won’t let all this momentum go to waste.” (VIDEO)
    August 29, 2013

    UFC Lightweight Gleison Tibau returns to the octagon this Saturday night to take on former WEC Lightweight Champion Jamie Varner at UFC 164. Tibau hopes win against Varner will not only put him a step close to a title...

    UFC Lightweight Gleison Tibau returns to the octagon this Saturday night to take on former WEC Lightweight Champion Jamie Varner at UFC 164. Tibau hopes win against Varner will not only put him a step close to a title shot, but he hopes it will bring some attention to his small hometown in Brazil. The UFC released a short video about Tibau ahead of his fight in Milwaukee. UFC 164: Henderson Vs Pettis II takes place August 31 at the HMO Harris Bradley Center in Milwaukee. Defending lightweight champion Benson...

  • Gleison Tibau and John Cholish Agree To Fight At UFC on FX 8
    March 6, 2013

    A new lightweight tilt has been added to UFC on FX 8: Belfort Vs Rockhold. Gleison Tibau and John Cholish have agreed to fight on May 18 at Arena Jaragua in Santa Catarina, Brazil. According to sources close the fight,...

    A new lightweight tilt has been added to UFC on FX 8: Belfort Vs Rockhold. Gleison Tibau and John Cholish have agreed to fight on May 18 at Arena Jaragua in Santa Catarina, Brazil. According to sources close the fight, Tibau and Cholish have verbally agreed to the fight. Tibau most recently lost at UFC 156 in a close scrap that split the judges against Evan Dunham, and Cholish is also coming off a loss. Cholish last fought at UFC On FOX in May where he lost to Danny Castillo, but he has been on the bench...

  • Evan Dunham and Gleison Tibau to Fight at UFC 156
    December 6, 2012

    Lightweights Evan Dunham and Gleison Tibau will duel at UFC 156 on Super Bowl weekend in Las Vegas, Nevada. Dunham is coming off of a ‘fight of the night’ decision loss to TJ Grant at UFC 152 and Tibau won his last...

    Lightweights Evan Dunham and Gleison Tibau will duel at UFC 156 on Super Bowl weekend in Las Vegas, Nevada. Dunham is coming off of a ‘fight of the night’ decision loss to TJ Grant at UFC 152 and Tibau won his last fight against Francisco Trinaldo by decision at UFC 153. Tibau has now won four of his last five, but the 17 fight UFC veteran has historically had problems putting together winning streaks to lead him to a championship. The bout is likely to take place on the opening portion of the...

  • Fighters.com Radio: UFC lightweight Jim Miller talks Gleison Tibau fight, Edgar / Penn review and Gray Maynard
    September 3, 2010

    Jim Miller is admittedly just outside the top 5 or 6 ranked UFC lightweights, but all that could change with a convincing victory over Gleison Tibau on September 15th in Austin Texas at UFC Fight Night 22.  Miller is...

    Jim Miller is admittedly just outside the top 5 or 6 ranked UFC lightweights, but all that could change with a convincing victory over Gleison Tibau on September 15th in Austin Texas at UFC Fight Night 22.  Miller is on a powerful four fight win streak and has only one loss in the UFC ... to title contender Gray Maynard.  Miller took some time to speak with Fighters.com recently about his upcoming fight and Frankie Edgar's recent victory over BJ Penn at UFC 118.  Click through to...

  • Aurelio Replaces Tibau Versus Franca
    September 1, 2008

    "Maximus" Marcus Aurelio (16-6) will replace Gleison Tibau (15-6) versus former American Top Team teammate Hermes Franca (18-7) in Chicago 25 October. Tibau suffered a shoulder injury while training for the...

    "Maximus" Marcus Aurelio (16-6) will replace Gleison Tibau (15-6) versus former American Top Team teammate Hermes Franca (18-7) in Chicago 25 October. Tibau suffered a shoulder injury while training for the fight. Aurelio lost a unanimous decision to Tyson Griffin (12-1) in Las Vegas 5 July. Aurelio and Franca trained together at American Top Team north of Miami before Franca left the...