|Born||May 16, 1984|
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
|Height||5 ft 8 in (1.73 m)|
|Weight||145.5 lb (66.0 kg)|
|Reach||69.0 in (175 cm)|
|Fighting out of||Rio de Janeiro, Brazil|
|Rank||Black belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu|
|Mixed martial arts record|
|Mixed martial arts record from Sherdog|
Hacran Dias (born May 16, 1984) is a Brazilian mixed martial artist who formerly competed in the featherweight division of the Ultimate Fighting Championship. As of December 21, 2015, Dias is the #9 featherweight in the world by Sherdog.
Mixed martial arts career
Background and training
Hacran Dias is a part of the Nova Uniao fight team. Over his career Dias has fought in the lightweight division primarily in Shooto Brazil and M-1 Challenge. During this span, Dias amassed a record of 20 wins, one loss, and one draw. Noted primarily for his methodical approach to grappling, Dias also trains with noted fighters José Aldo, Renan Barão and Marlon Sandro.
The Ultimate Fighter: Brazil
Ultimate Fighting Championship
In April, it was announced that Dias had skipped over the show and signed a three-fight deal with the UFC.
Dias was expected to face Chad Mendes on December 15, 2012 at UFC on FX 6. However just days before the event, Dias pulled out of the bout citing a shoulder injury and was replaced by promotional newcomer Yaotzin Meza.
Dias was expected to face Manvel Gamburyan on May 18, 2013 at UFC on FX 8. However, Gamburyan was forced to pull out of the bout citing another injury and was replaced by Nik Lentz Dias lost the back-and-forth fight via unanimous decision.
Dias was expected to face Rodrigo Damm on October 9, 2013 at UFC Fight Night 29. However, the bout was scrapped just days prior to the event after Damm was sidelined due to a kidney stone attack.
Dias was expected to face Chas Skelly on June 27, 2015 at UFC Fight Night 70. However, Skelly was pulled from the card due to illness and replaced by Levan Makashvili. Dias won the fight via split decision.
Dias was expected to face Brian Ortega on October 1, 2016 at UFC Fight Night 96. However, Ortega pulled out of the fight in early September and was replaced by Andre Fili. He lost the fight via unanimous decision.
Dias was released from the UFC on Nov. 15, 2017.
Mixed martial arts record
|Professional record breakdown|
|32 matches||25 wins||6 losses|
|Win||25–6–1||Ustarmagomed Gadzhidaudov||Decision (unanimous)||ACA 93: Balaev vs Zhamaldaev||March 16, 2019||3||5:00||St. Petersburg, Russia|
|Win||24–6–1||Mauricio Machado||Submission (armbar)||Shooto Brazil 84||May 26, 2018||1||3:58||Rio de Janeiro, Brazil|
|Loss||23–6–1||Jared Gordon||Decision (unanimous)||UFC Fight Night: Brunson vs. Machida||October 28, 2017||3||5:00||São Paulo, Brazil||Lightweight bout.|
|Loss||23–5–1||Andre Fili||Decision (unanimous)||UFC Fight Night: Lineker vs. Dodson||October 1, 2016||3||5:00||Portland, Oregon, United States||Catchweight (148.5 lbs) bout; Dias missed weight.|
|Loss||23–4–1||Cub Swanson||Decision (unanimous)||UFC on Fox: Teixeira vs. Evans||April 16, 2016||3||5:00||Tampa, Florida, United States|
|Win||23–3–1||Levan Makashvili||Decision (split)||UFC Fight Night: Machida vs. Romero||June 27, 2015||3||5:00||Hollywood, Florida, United States|
|Win||22–3–1||Darren Elkins||Decision (unanimous)||UFC Fight Night: Machida vs. Dollaway||December 20, 2014||3||5:00||Barueri, Brazil|
|Loss||21–3–1||Ricardo Lamas||Decision (unanimous)||UFC Fight Night: Swanson vs. Stephens||June 28, 2014||3||5:00||San Antonio, Texas, United States|
|Loss||21–2–1||Nik Lentz||Decision (unanimous)||UFC on FX: Belfort vs. Rockhold||May 18, 2013||3||5:00||Jaraguá do Sul, Brazil|
|Win||21–1–1||Iuri Alcântara||Decision (unanimous)||UFC 147||June 23, 2012||3||5:00||Belo Horizonte, Brazil||Featherweight debut.|
|Win||20–1–1||Paulo Dantas||Submission (arm-triangle choke)||Shooto Brazil 27||December 2, 2011||2||N/A||Brasília, Brazil|
|Win||19–1–1||Eddie Hoch||Submission (rear-naked choke)||Shooto Brazil 25 - Fight for BOPE||August 25, 2011||1||3:25||Rio de Janeiro, Brazil|
|Win||18–1–1||Elieni Silva||Decision (unanimous)||Shooto Brazil 22||April 1, 2011||3||5:00||Brasília, Brazil|
|Win||17–1–1||Arielson Silva||Submission (rear-naked choke)||Shooto Brazil 21||February 19, 2011||1||3:17||Rio de Janeiro, Brazil|
|Win||16–1–1||Cesario di Domenico||TKO (punches)||Shooto Brazil 17||August 6, 2010||2||3:07||Rio de Janeiro, Brazil|
|Win||15–1–1||Cyldemar Cyldemar||TKO (punches)||Dojo Combat 1||April 17, 2010||1||N/A||Juiz de Fora, Brazil|
|Win||14–1–1||César Cunha||Decision (unanimous)||Brazil Fight||March 13, 2010||3||5:00||Belo Horizonte, Brazil|
|Win||13–1–1||Sidney Lessa||Submission (rear-naked choke)||Shooto Brazil 14||November 28, 2009||1||3:30||Rio de Janeiro, Brazil|
|Loss||12–1–1||Yui Chul Nam||Decision (unanimous)||M-1 Challenge 17: Korea||July 4, 2009||3||5:00||Seoul, South Korea|
|Win||12–0–1||Amirkhan Mazihov||Submission (rear-naked choke)||M-1 Challenge 15: Brazil||May 9, 2009||1||3:58||São Paulo, Brazil|
|Win||11–0–1||Marcos dos Santos||Decision (split)||Santos Fight Festival||December 6, 2008||3||5:00||Santos, Brazil|
|Win||10–0–1||Marcio Soares||Decision (split)||WOCS 2||September 25, 2008||3||5:00||Rio de Janeiro, Brazil|
|Win||9–0–1||Rodrigo Ruiz||Decision (unanimous)||Jungle Fight 11||September 13, 2008||3||5:00||Rio de Janeiro, Brazil|
|Draw||8–0–1||Takafumi Ito||Draw||Pancrase: Shining 2||March 26, 2008||3||5:00||Tokyo, Japan|
|Win||8–0||Alan Nilson||Decision||Mo Team League 2||September 29, 2007||3||5:00||São Paulo, Brazil|
|Win||7–0||Willamy Freire||Decision (unanimous)||Shooto Brazil 3 - The Evolution||July 7, 2007||3||5:00||Rio de Janeiro, Brazil|
|Win||6–0||Leonardo Nogueira||Submission (choke)||Juiz de Fora Fight 4||April 14, 2007||2||0:55||Juiz de Fora, Brazil|
|Win||5–0||Gustavo Careca||TKO (retirement)||Shooto Brazil 2||March 24, 2007||1||5:00||Rio de Janeiro, Brazil|
|Win||4–0||Ronirley Souza||Decision (unanimous)||MMA Kombat Espirito Santo||November 25, 2006||3||5:00||Vila Velha, Brazil|
|Win||3–0||Aldenir Paraiba||Submission (armbar)||Juiz de Fora Fight 3||April 8, 2006||2||N/A||Juiz de Fora, Brazil|
|Win||2–0||Alex Cobra||Submission (choke)||Real Fight Combat||August 13, 2005||2||N/A||São José dos Campos, Brazil|
|Win||1–0||Roberto Romanoni||Submission (triangle choke)||Real Fight Combat||August 13, 2005||1||N/A||São José dos Campos, Brazil|
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