Due to an injury in training, Oscar was not included in Brazil's squad for the 2015 Copa América in Chile. Ultimate Fighting Championship (2008–Heute), UFC 146: Cigano brilha mais uma vez e lava a alma brasileira, Vorlage:Webachiv/IABot/www.bemparana.com.br, Yes, Junior dos Santos is set to fight Mirko "Cro Cop" Filipović at UFC 103, Junior dos Santos vs. Gabriel Gonzaga Announced for "UFC on Versus: Vera vs. Jones", Roy Nelson vs. Family Life . Am 21.  That year, he also made 11 substitute appearances for the team in the Campeonato Brasileiro Série A. A heavyweight cl... Stefan Struve (pictured) fights Tai Tuivasa in a heavyweight bout at UFC 254 o... Guilherme Cruz, MMA Fighting People of this zodiac sign like animals, healthy food, nature, cleanliness, and dislike rudeness and asking for help. However, he was booked in that match for diving. Oscar is also extremely effective in building up play in areas higher up the pitch. When a still-green Junior dos Santos made his UFC debut, few picked him to upset veteran heavyweight Fabricio Werdum in such stunning fashion in their bout at UFC 90 in October of 2008. Junior dos Santos official Sherdog mixed martial arts stats, photos, videos, breaking news, and more for the Heavyweight fighter from Brazil. , Oscar's father was killed in a road traffic accident when he was three years old. All Rights Reserved, Junior dos Santos is a Virgo and his 37th birthday is in, The 36-year-old Brazilian was born in the Millennials Generation and the Year of the Rat. Er gewann 5 seiner ersten 7 Kämpfe, wobei er seine einzige Niederlage gegen Joaquim Ferreira erlitt, den er vorher schon einmal besiegt hatte. CelebsMoney has recently updated Junior dos Santos’s net worth. Dos Santos turned professional in 2006 at the age of 22. April 2018 wurde Dos Santos offiziell von dem Verdacht der bewussten Einnahme leistungssteigernder Substanzen von der USADA freigesprochen.. His cunning runs, as well as his skills, range of passing and finishing ability, make him a threat inside or near the opposing penalty area, and allow him to score goals in addition to creating goalscoring opportunities. Oscar's energy, work-rate, tenacity, and ability to press opponents high up the pitch made him a favorite of his former Chelsea manager Mourinho, and also allowed him to play in deeper midfield positions, or even in a box-to-box role on occasion, in particular during his time with São Paulo and under his former Chelsea manager Antonio Conte. First Name Junior #8.  Oscar made his official debut on 7 February 2017 and scored the first goal of a 3–0 win over Thai club Sukhothai in the 2017 AFC Champions League qualifying play-off. Known as Berimbau, after impressing for amateur sides in his hometown, he was invited for a trial period at Osvaldo Cruz. He did not start training in Jiu-Jitsu until age 21.  At the time, Oscar's mother was pregnant with Oscar's sister, Gabriela. He defeated Cain Valesquez by knockout and won the UFC Heavyweight title in 2011. , Considered to be a highly talented and promising player in his youth, Oscar has drawn comparisons to players such as Mesut Özil and fellow Brazilian teammate Kaká due to his playmaking abilities. One of the best strikers in the heavyweight division, Junior dos Santos made a statement in his UFC debut when he brutally knocked out Fabricio Werdum. Stattdessen kämpfte Dos Santos gegen Gilbert Yvel und gewann den Kampf durch TKO in der ersten Runde, somit holte er den vierten Sieg in Folge in der UFC. He has gone undefeated in the UFC since, beating the likes of Mirko "Cro Cop" Filipovic, Stephan Struve, Gilbert Yvel, Roy Nelson, and Shane Carwin. Junior dos Santos is part of a Millennial Generation (also known as Generation Y). Born in Americana, Oscar came through the youth academy at União Barbarense and impressed from an early age. Aufgrund einer Staphylokokkeninfektion sagte Gonzaga den Kampf ab. April 2016 besiegte Dos Santos Ben Rothwell deutlich nach Punkten, woraufhin er erneut um den Schwergewichtstitel kämpfen durfte. Junior Dos Santos. RECORD: 21-8-0 (W-L-D) CAMP: American Top Team. He finished the tournament with four goals in 11 appearances. Fact Check: We strive for accuracy and fairness.  He scored his first domestic league goal for SIPG with a penalty on 21 April 2017 in a 3–0 home win against Hebei China Fortune.  They were married in 2011.