Rogerio Bontorin is a professional mixed martial arts fighter from Brazil. He fights for the Ultimate Fighting Championship. He has also fought in Dana White’s Contender Series and for the RIZIN Fighting Federation.
Rogério Bontorin was born on April 25, 1992 in Adrianópolis, Paraná in Brazil. He stands 165 cm tall and his reach is listed at 170 cm tall. He has fought in the bantamweight and flyweight divisions. He continues to fight out of his hometown Adrianópolis, Paraná.
Bontorin is a part of the Gile Ribeiro Team and Team Noguchi.
Bontorin turned pro in 2013. His first professional fight was against Genlison Lacerda for Gladiator Combat Fight. He followed this win with a streak of 11 wins. In that time, he took down some top players including John Olivar Jr, Rideci Dias, and Carlisson Diego. He was also playing for a number of promoters including Parana Regional, Pancrase, and Immortal FC.
His first professional loss happened in October 2017. It was against Michinori Tanaka. In February 2019, he started fighting for the Ultimate Fighting Championship. He won his first bout for the UFC, beating Magomed Bibulatov.
Bontorin fought in the UFC until January 2022 after he lost his fight to Brandon Royval. He then moved to fight for the RIZN Fighting Federation. It was against Yuki Motoya and was held in December 2022.
Total - 23
- Wins - 17
- By knockout - 3
- By submission - 11
By decision - 3
- Losses - 5
- By knockout - 2
- By submission - 1
- By decision - 2
- No contests - 1