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Renê Nazare

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Other names  The Brazilian Bomber
Fighting out of  Ithaca, New York
Division  Lightweight

Height  5 ft 9 in (1.75 m)
Nationality  Brazilian
Name  Rene Nazare
Born  September 3, 1982 (age 33) Rio de Janeiro, Brazil (1982-09-03)
Weight  155 lb (70 kg; 11.1 st)

Renê Nazaré x Alan do Nascimento by X-COMBAT

Renê Nazare-Azevedo, also known as simply Nazare, is a Brazilian professional mixed martial artist who previously competed Bellator's Lightweight division.



Nazare is an MMA competitor and was previously a jiu-jitsu Instructor at Team Bombsquad. For twelve years, he dedicated himself to the art of Brazilian jiu-jitsu. Rene expressed talent and interest in jiu-jitsu at a young age and studied under 3rd degree black belt instructor, Rodrigo Antonio Garcia Da Silva.

As an experienced fighter for Nova Uniao Jiu-Jitsu Club and Club Feijao Jiu-Jitsu, four time medalist, and a nine year veteran instructor, Rene operates his own jiu-jitus gym in Falmouth, Massachusetts.

Mixed martial arts career

Nazare made his professional mixed martial arts debut in May 2004 where he defeated Thiago Cabelo at Body Fight 1 by TKO (Punches) in round 1. He then went on to win his next 6 fights to get him a fight in Bellator.


In his Bellator debut, he fought PRIDE veteran Luiz Azeredo at Bellator 39 and won by TKO.

On April 27, 2011, it was announced that Bellator signed him and he will take place in the upcoming Season Seven Lightweight Tournament. He faced Ricardo Tirloni in the opening round of the tournament on October 19, 2012 at Bellator 77. He lost the fight via submission in the second round.

Mixed martial arts

  • Reality Fighting
  • Reality Fighting Lightweight Championship (One time)
  • Submission grappling

  • International Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Federation
  • 2001 IBJJF World Jiu-Jitsu Championship Blue Belt Gold Medalist
  • Confederação Brasileira de Jiu Jitsu Olímpico
  • 2007 CBJJO World Cup Black Belt Gold Medalist
  • 2004 CBJJO World Cup Brown Belt Silver Medalist
  • 2003 CBJJO World Cup Purple Belt Gold Medalist
  • References

    Renê Nazare Wikipedia

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