Francimar Barroso is a Brazilain Mixed Martial Artist who currently fights under the Ultimate Fighting Championship in the Heavyweight category.
Apart from competing for UFC, he also fought for several promotions like Shooto Brazil, and Desert Force Championship.
Francimar Barroso is of Brazilian nationality. He was born to Brazilian parents in February 1980 in Xapuri, Brazil.
He also has a black belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and Kickboxing.
Being one of the popular MMA athletes in the world, he has earned a great deal of money with his time at the American promotion UFC.
According to the reports, his earnings for the 2015 season was estimated to be over $ 50,000. His net worth is assumed to be more than $190,000. Besides, he has appeared in several UFC events and earned a good net worth.
He becomes the WOCS Light Heavyweight Championship when he won with a rear-naked choked hold but relinquished the belt after getting a call from UFC.
He later joined Brazilian MMA promotion, Shooto Brazil in 2009 and had a match against Roque Oliver on Shoto Brazil 11 on March 28, 2009.
Barroso faced Cristiano Souza on November 23, 2012, and won the contest through doctor stoppage to win the vacant Shooto Brazil 28 via a guillotine chokehold and vacated the championship after a year to compete in the UFC.
He later signed with Jordon MMA promotion, Desert Force Championship and made his debut against Abhijeet Petkar on December 8, 2010. Barroso won the bout via KO.
Finally, he made his debut his long-awaited UFC debut against fellow Brazilian competitor, Ednaldo Oliveria when Robert Drysdale pulled out of the match due to injury on August 3, 2013.
He won the match through a unanimous decision and later took on Ryan Jimmo at UFC Fight Night 67 on May 30, 2015, and was victorious through a unanimous decision.
Barroso later took on Nikita Krylov on May 8, 2016, at the UFC event, UFC Fight Night 87.
He had a bout against Gian Villante at UFC 220 that took place on Jan 20, 2018, and lost through a split decision.
As of 2022, the Brazilian MMA star is currently married to his girlfriend turned wife, Milenna Tonnera. It has been reported that they had been in a relationship since 2013. According to several sources, he proposed to Milenna Tonnera for marriage after a win against Elvis Mtapcic. After the match, he proposed in front of several thousand people in attendance to his longtime sweetheart. However, the couple later separated.
Barroso met his current girlfriend Anastasia Motyashova in May 2020 and started dating her. The couple later married in April 2021. His current spouse Anastasia is a Russian fighter and the couple has moved to Moscow.
Currently 38, he stands at a height of 6 feet and weighs around 93 kg. He has a reach of 75 inches which he uses effectively during his match with his opponents.