- 26-9 MMA / 11-7 UFC Record
- Lost 2 of Last 3 Fights
- Notable Wins: Kurt Pellegrino, Rafael dos Anjos, Francisco Trinaldo
- 8-2 MMA / 1-1 UFC Record
- Won 8 of Last 9 Fights
- Notable Wins: Marc Stevens, Jameel Massouh, Mitch Clarke
UFC on FX 8
May 18th, 2013
Santa Catarina, Brazil
At UFC 156, Gleison Tibau ended up on the wrong side of a closely contested split decision against Evan Dunham. The loss was his second in three fights, also losing a debatable decision to Khabib Nurmagomedov at UFC 148. Tibau’s last victory came in October of last year, earning a decision victory over Francisco Trinaldo.
John Cholish was defeated for the first time in eight fights at UFC on FOX 3, when he lost a unanimous decision to Danny Castillo last May. Cholish won his UFC debut with a second round TKO finish of Mitch Clarke at UFC 140.