Mixed Martial Arts

Brazil vs Germany: Raoni Barcelos, Khalid Taha fight at ‘UFC Fight Night 182’ in Las Vegas


Fighting out of Dortmund, Germany, German-Lebanese mixed martial artist Khalid “The Warrior” Taha, 28, fought Raoni Barcelos, 33, of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil at “UFC Fight Night 182.” The Ultimate Fighting Championship held the mixed martial arts event at the UFC Apex in Las Vegas, Nevada, United States on November 7, 2020.

Also called “UFC on ESPN+ 40” and “UFC Vegas 13,” “UFC Fight Night 182” featured 10 MMA matches. Two fighters of Asian descent were on the card namely Taha and “Fury” Yan Xiaonan, 31, of Shenyang, Liaoning, China.

In the eighth bout of the evening, Barcelos and Taha battled it out in the bantamweight division. Here are the details:



    1. Belarus: Andrei Arlovski
    2. Brazil: Marcos Rogerio de Lima, Claudia Gadelha, Raoni Barcelos, Thiago Santos, Glover Teixeira
    3. Canada: Tanner Boser
    4. China: Yan Xiaonan
    5. Georgia: Giga Chikadze
    6. Germany: Khalid Taha
    7. Moldova: Alexander Romanov
    8. Uruguay: Luiz Eduardo Garagorri
    9. USA: Gustavo Lopez, Anthony Birchak, Max Griffin, Ramiz Brahimaj, Darren Elkins, Trevin Giles, Bevon Lewis, James Simmons

Professional MMA record after “UFC Vegas 13”

Raoni Barcelos Khalid Taha
WIN 15 13
LOSS 1 2
DRAW 0 0


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