How many siblings does Jailton Almeida have?

Last Modified May 30, 2024 16:40 GMT
Jailton Almeida Siblings
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Jailton ‘Malhadinho’ Almeida, born in Salvador, Brazil, is a professional mixed martial artist competing in the UFC heavyweight division. Kickstarting his professional career in 2012, Almeida fought in various promotions, including Fight On MMA and Thunder Fight, where he captured the Light Heavyweight Championship titles.


Almeida's journey in the UFC began in 2021, with an impressive debut victory against Nasrudin Nasrudinov on Dana White's Contender Series. He quickly established himself as a formidable heavyweight, showcasing his elite grappling skills with a string of victories, including notable wins over Parker Porter, Derrick Lewis, and Jairzinho Rozenstruik. His dominance in grappling is evident from his high control time percentage and numerous first-round finishes​.


Jailton Almeida suffered his first UFC loss to Curtis Blaydes at UFC 299 on March 9, 2024. The fight took place at the Kaseya Center in Miami, Florida. Almeida started strong in the first round, successfully taking Blaydes down multiple times. However, he struggled to capitalize on these takedowns.


In the second round, Blaydes turned the fight around by defending a takedown attempt and unleashing a series of hammer fists. This powerful ground-and-pound barrage led to a TKO stoppage just 36 seconds into the second round, marking a decisive victory for Blaydes​. He is set to face Alexander Romanov at UFC 302 on June 1, 2024, aiming to bounce back and pursue the heavyweight strap.


Jailton Almeida Siblings

Jailton Almeida is one of 12 siblings. Growing up in Salvador, Brazil, he experienced a challenging childhood marked by his parents' divorce. Almeida's family has a strong connection to combat sports; his father was a boxer, which influenced Jailton's early introduction to the sport. Unfortunately, one of his older siblings Alexandre has been missing since 2012 after getting involved with a criminal syndicate.


Despite the large family, Almeida's upbringing was tough, and he had to work various jobs to support his ambitions in martial arts.


Also Read: When did Jailton Almeida start MMA?


Jailton Almeida Wife

Jailton Almeida is in a relationship with Dandara Rodrigues, an entrepreneur from Salvador, Brazil. Dandara has launched her own swimwear line named Use Dr and is training to become a multimedia producer, gaining skills in photography and videography. Although it's unclear if they are married, they have been dating since at least 2015, as indicated by a Facebook post from Almeida.



Last Updated On May 30, 2024

FAQs

A. Yes, Jailton Almeida has 11 siblings.

A. Jailton Almeida’s older brother, Alexandre, went missing in 2012 after allegedly getting involved with a criminal syndicate.

A. Jailton Almeida holds a professional MMA record of 20 wins and 3 losses (20-3-0).

A. Jailton Almeida from Brazil.

A. Jailton Almeida is scheduled to fight Alexander Romanov on June 1, 2024.

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