Height: 5'10" (178cm)
Weight: 155 lbs
Camp: American Top Team
Gleison Tibau (born in 1983, Tibau do Sul, Rio Grande do Norte, Brazil) is a professional mixed martial arts (MMA) fighter. He currently fights for the UFC. He was brought up as a fighter in Kimura team, from the northern part of Brazil. Today Tibau trains at American Top Team. Gleison's biggest strengths are his Wrestling and his Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu.
Originally a welterweight, Tibau made his UFC debut against a strong Nick Diaz. Tibau started strong and was taking Nick Diaz down efficiently using his Jiu-Jitsu. In the second round he tired and lost by TKO due to strikes. Tibau has, since then, changed to the light weight division winning his first 3 fights. He recently lost to Tyson Griffin at UFC 81 and Joe Stevenson at UFC 86.