Daniel Acacio is a mixed martial artist who fights interchangeably at both welterweight and middleweight, preferring middleweight. He has fought in Pride. He has fought such notable fighters as Rousimar Palhares, Mamed Khalidov, Delson Heleno (twice), Akihiro Gono, Pete Spratt and Kazuo Misaki. Acacio is the current Superior Challenge welterweight champion.

He most recently faced notoriously dangerous British striker Paul Daley at welterweight, losing in the third round after he verbally submitted due to elbows. He next fought David Bielkheden, winning via controversial split decision.

He next fought Diego Gonzalez, winning via unanimous decision and defending his Superior Challenge welterweight title. Acacio next fought for and captured another belt when he knocked out Fatality Arena's welterweight champion Felipe Arinelli in the first round.

Acacio next fought Sergio Junior in Brazil, winning via first round knockout.

Acacio next signed to face UFC veteran Josh Burkman in Brazil. Burkman was injured and replaced by UFC veteran Pete Spratt. Spratt defeated Acacio via unanimous decision after a great fight.

Acacio next fought Patrick Vallee winning a unanimous decision. He then fought Guilherme Vasconcelos winning a unanimous decision.

He is next set to fight Yuki Sasaki.


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