Gleison Tibau's Professional MMA debut
Tibau made his professional debut against Ricardo on December 24, 1999, fighting on the regional circuit.
He made a winning start to his career, defeating Ricardo who carried a 0-0-0 professional MMA record into the fight.
Gleison Tibau beat Ricardo by KO/TKO at of Round 1.
Gleison Tibau's Ultimate Fighting Championship Career
Tibau made his debut in the UFC against Nick Diaz on November 18, 2006, fighting on the preliminary card of UFC 65: Bad Intentions having compiled a 15-2-0 professional MMA record.
Gleison Tibau lost to Nick Diaz by KO/TKO at 2:27 of Round 2.
Since his debut, Tibau has gone on to fight a total of 28 more times in the UFC. His UFC record stands at 16-12-0.
Outside the UFC
After his UFC stint, Tibau took his next fight at on May 9, 2007, fighting against Antonio Moreno on the of the regional circuit.
Gleison Tibau beat Antonio Moreno by KO/TKO at 0:55 of Round 1.
Return to Ultimate Fighting Championship
After 1 fights outside of the promotion, Tibau returned to the UFC on June 12, 2007, fighting against Jeff Cox on the preliminary card of UFC Fight Night 10: Stout vs Fisher.
At the time of his UFC return, his professional MMA record stood at 17-3-0
Gleison Tibau beat Jeff Cox by Submission at 1:52 of Round 1.
The first man to defeat Terry Etim
Tibau defeated the previously unbeaten Terry Etim on September 8, 2007, at UFC 75: Champion vs Champion. Terry Etim came into the fight with a 10-0-0 record. Tibau was a -183 betting favorite going into the fight. Gleison Tibau beat Terry Etim by Decision at 5:00 of Round 3.
When was Gleison Tibau's last win?
Tibau's last win came against Micah Terrill at PFL 2021 #7 on Friday August 13, 2021. Gleison Tibau beat Micah Terrill by Submission at 2:18 of Round 1.