21 Facts About Gabriel Gonzaga

1. Gabriel Gonzaga decided to keep UFC when he premiered from the promotion.

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2. Gabriel Gonzaga would continue to accomplish many accomplishments in the activity before transitioning right into a profession in MMA.

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3. Gabriel Gonzaga was created in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil and began trained in judo when he was 14 years old.

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4. Gabriel Gonzaga faced Ben Rothwell on January 19, 2013 at UFC on FX: Belfort vs Bisping [3] He won the fight via submission in the second round.

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5. Gabriel Gonzaga was expected to face promotional newcomer and fellow Brazilian Geronimo dos Santos on October 13, 2012 at UFC 153 [3] but dos Santos dropped off the card for an undisclosed reason.

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6. Gabriel Gonzaga faced returning veteran Mirko Cro Cop in a rematch on April 11, 2015 at UFC Fight Night 64.

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7. Gabriel Gonzaga won the fight via knockout at 1:13 of round one.

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8. Gabriel Gonzaga won via KO 17 seconds into the first round.

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9. Gabriel Gonzaga faced Dave Herman on July 6, 2013 at UFC 162, replacing Shane del Rosario who had to withdraw from the bout due to an injury.

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10. Gabriel Gonzaga lost via first-round knockout to Travis Browne on April 13, 2013 at The Ultimate Fighter 17 Finale.

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11. Gabriel Gonzaga faced Ben Rothwell on January 19, 2013 at UFC on FX: Belfort vs Bisping He won the fight via submission in the second round.

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12. Gabriel Gonzaga was expected to face promotional newcomer and fellow Brazilian Geronimo dos Santos on October 13, 2012 at UFC 153 but dos Santos dropped off the card for an undisclosed reason.

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13. Gabriel Gonzaga was pulled from the bout against Shane Del Rosario to replace Antonio Silva against Roy Nelson, after Silva was switched to meet Cain Velasquez.

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14. Gabriel Gonzaga was expected to face Shane del Rosario at UFC 146 on May 26, 2012.

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15. Gabriel Gonzaga was defeated by Brendan Schaub on October 23, 2010 at UFC 121 by unanimous decision.

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16. Gabriel Gonzaga took the fight to the floor, but Carwin quickly fought back to his feet.

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17. Gabriel Gonzaga took to McCully's half guard, quickly passing to the mount position and winning by first round submission with an americana from the mount.

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18. Gabriel Gonzaga made his UFC debut at UFC 56, knocking out Kevin Jordan with a superman punch at 4:39 of the third round.

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19. Gabriel Gonzaga would go on to achieve many accomplishments in the sport before transitioning into a career in MMA.

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20. Gabriel Gonzaga was born in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil and began training in judo when he was 14 years old.

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21. Gabriel Gonzaga is a Brazilian professional boxer and mixed martial artist, who competed in the Heavyweight division of the Ultimate Fighting Championship.

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