Roan Carneiro is a fighter who has fought such notable opponents as Jon Fitch, Ryo Chonan (twice), and Anderson Silva. He fought in and was cut from the UFC's welterweight division after back-to-back losses to Kevin Burns and Ryo Chonan.
Carneiro is next set to face fellow UFC veteran Josh Burkman.
- Anderson Silva vs. Roan Carneiro - The fight was Carneiro's second mixed martial arts fight and his second loss.
- Jon Fitch vs. Roan Carneiro - Carneiro put up one of the best fights against Jon Fitch in his career, taking the renowned wrestler down twice.
- Roan Carneiro vs. Tony DeSouza - The fight was Tony DeSouza's last fight since 2007, and he was presumably cut from the UFC after the fight.
- Roan Carneiro vs. Kevin Burns - The fight was the UFC debut of Kevin Burns. Burns showed off excellent defensive and offensive jiu jitsu skills against the blackbelt Carneiro. He was a late replacement for Ryo Chonan. Carneiro faced Chonan (for the second time) regardless for his next fight three months later.
- Ryo Chonan vs. Roan Carneiro 2 - The fight was Ryo Chonan's first and only victory in the UFC.