Philipe Lins is a mixed martial artist from Brazil who clashes in the Heavyweight division of the Ultimate Fighting Championship.

He has a remarkable fighting skill that he generally demonstrates inside the octagon, and he makes his opponent look ordinary. As a result, he won the Professional Fighters League (PFL) in 2018.

Quick Info
Full NameLuiz Philipe Lins Pimentel do Amaral
Date Of BirthAugust 17, 1985
Birth PlaceNatal, State of Rio Grande do Norte, Brazil
Age36 years old
Body MeasurementN/A
Height6 feet 2 inches
Weight106 Kg
Hair ColorDark Brown
Eye ColorDark Brown
Zodiac SignLeo
Martial StatusMarried
Net WorthN/A

Philipe Lins Early Life

Philipe’s full name is Luiz Philipe Lins Pimentel do Amaral, and he goes by the ringname Monstro. On August 17, 1985, Philipe was born in Natal, Rio Grande do Norte, and he is presently 36 years old.

Based on his date of birth, Lins zodiac sign is Leo. When it comes to his physique, he stands 6 ft 2 in and weighs 106 kg.

Philipe Lins
Image Source: Lins Instagram

Although his parents’ details are unknown, he might have a supporting family who always has his back and gives him the courage to advance in his fighting career.


Philipe Lins Career

Bloody Elbow was ranked number 2 on the best light heavyweight athlete list in 2012. Philipe Lins made his professional fighting debut in 2005.

He had previously won four successive contests in 2005 and 2006 before taking a five-year break from the sport. While the cause of his protracted layoff is unknown, breaks in employment owing to a lack of cash are not uncommon.

However, he officially returned in 2011, and he conquered Daniel Alexandre in four minutes and forty seconds at Rock strike MMA.


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Philipe made his North American and Bellator MMA debut in April 2014 at Bellator 116. Lins faced Travis Clark and won via rear-naked choke submission in the first round.

In 2014, he was declared a participant in the Bellator Light Heavyweight Tournament. Lins faced Austin Heidlage in the opening quarterfinals at Bellator 121 and won via submission in the first round.

Then, he faced Kelly Anundson in the semifinals and lost due to a knee injury. Philipe Lins was expected to return against Francis Carmont at Bellator MMA & Glory: Dynamite 1 on September 19, 2015.

However, Lins pulled out of the bout due to illness. Philipe Lins faced Guilherme Viana at Bellator 159 on July 23, 2016. Monstro won the fight via TKO in the second round.

Next, Philipe faced Kleber Silva at Bellator 168 on December 10, 2016, where he lost the fight via TKO in the second round. Finally, he faced Vadim Nemkov at Bellator 182 on August 25, 2017, and got defeated via knockout in the first round.

Bellator had discharged him from the promotion on February 20, 2018.

In the fall of 2018, Philipe Lins entered the PFL Heavyweight tournament. At PFL 8 on October 5, 2018, Lins dethroned Caio Alencar by guillotine choke submission in the quarterfinal round and then defeated Jared by TKO in the semifinal round.

Then, he encountered Josh Copeland in PFL 11 on December 31, 2018. Monstro won the fight via technical knockout to win the PFL Heavyweight Tournament in the fourth round and earn the $1 million cash prize.

Philipe Lins was anticipated to defend his championship in the second season of PFL but had to exit from the whole season due to an injury.

Monstro left PFL and joined Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) in 2020. Philipe Lins had a debut match against the former UFC Heavyweight Champion, Andrei Arlovski, on May 2, 2020, at UFC Fight Night: Hermansson vs. Weidman.

Philipe Lins
Image Source: Lins Instagram

But, Dana White, the president of UFC, proclaimed that this event was delayed on April 9 and rescheduled to May 13, 2020, at UFC Fight Night: Smith vs. Teixeira. He tasted defeat in his UFC debut match via unanimous decision.

Since joining UFC, Philipe Lins lost two straight fights in a row. After losing in his UFC debut, he again lost to Tanner Boser on June 27, 2020, via KO in the first round.

He still has to see himself winning the fight because he already lost two bouts after getting signed by UFC.

Unfortunately, Philipe Lins suffered multiple injuries and illnesses and withdrew from the event for undisclosed reasons, which was supposed to be fought between him and Azamat Murzakanov on December 4, 2021.

Nevertheless, he has made a professional MMA record of 19 matches, 14 wins, and five losses. Monstro won 8 matches by KO, four by submission, and two by decision. Similarly, he lost four bouts by KO and one by decision.


Philipe Lins Personal Life

Monstro hasn’t mentioned anything concerning his wife yet on social media. Nevertheless, according to his Instagram posts, he has a daughter.

It signifies that Philipe Lins is also a proud father who usually spends time with his girl in a busy schedule. However, his daughter’s identity is unknown as of now.

Philipe Lins
Image Source: Lins Instagram

What Is Philipe Lins Net Worth?

His actual income is not available at this moment. However, per our research, the average net worth of UFC fighters is around $4 to $5.5 million.

On the other hand, Philipe Lins is a superb fighter who makes a good livelihood from his profession. As a result, he could be earning close to or slightly above the stated amount.


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Philipe Lins Social Media

Philipe appears to be active on both social media platforms: Instagram and Twitter. Philipe Lins shares the same username @phillipelins on both accounts.

Lins has 446 posts, 48.6k followers, and 1,018 followings on Instagram. Similarly, on Twitter, Philipe Lins has 78 followings and 283 followers.