Andre Gusmao is a mixed martial arts fighter who formerly fought in the UFC light-heavyweight division. He was undefeated before his stint in the organization. He suffered back-to-back losses to highly-touted prospect Jon Jones and well-rounded Krzysztof Soszynski and was cut from the roster. He has so far been successful outside the UFC, signing with the New Jersey promotion Ring of Combat and stopping Brazilian Vagner "Curio" Fernandes in the first round. Fernandes suffered possible neurological damage after the beating.
He next faced undefeated Tim Williams, losing via TKO thirteen seconds into the third round.
Fights[edit | edit source]
- Andre Gusmao vs. Mike Ciesnolevicz 2
- Jon Jones vs. Andre Gusmao - The fight was the UFC debut for Gusmao, and for Jones as well. The fight was controversial because of several alleged groin shots by Jones. It was also Gusmao's first defeat.
- Krzysztof Soszynski vs. Andre Gusmao - After the fight, Gusmao was cut.