|Birth Date||May 16, 1986|
|Fighting Out Of||Florianopolis, Santa Catarina|
Nazareno Malegarie is an Argentine mixed martial artist who competes as a Featherweight. He is currently a semifinalist in the Bellator 2011 Summer Series Featherweight Tournament.
|Record||22 - 3 - 0 (Win – Loss – Draw)|
|Loss||Rad Martinez||Decision (Unanimous)||BFC: Bellator Fighting Championships 76||10/12/2012||3||5:00||Bellator Season Seven Featherweight Tournament Opening Round|
|Win||Thiago Sinistro||TKO (Punches)||IMMAF: Imbituba MMA Fight 2012||6/23/2012||1||1:44|
|Win||Jonas Lis||TKO (Punches)||Insano Empalux: Grand Prix||3/2/2012||1||0:14|
|Loss||Marlon Sandro||Decision (Unanimous)||BFC: Bellator Fighting Championships 47||7/23/2011||3||5:00||2011 Summer Series Featherweight Tournament Semifinal|
|Win||Jacob Devree||Submission (Guillotine Choke)||BFC: Bellator Fighting Championships 46||6/25/2011||3||1:25||Bellator 2011 Summer Series Featherweight Tournament Quarterfinal|
|Loss||Daniel Straus||Decision (Unanimous)||BFC: Bellator Fighting Championships 37||3/19/2011||3||5:00|
|Win||Nelson Velasque||Submission (Rear Naked Choke)||CFC: Colizeu Fight Championship||11/20/2010||1||4:48|
|Win||Antonuce Conceicao||Submission (Guillotine Choke)||MF: Memorial Fight Qualifying||6/4/2010||1||N/A|
|Win||Ricardo Urbano||TKO (Punches)||K.O.: Fight 3||4/10/2010||2||2:10|
|Win||Daniel Morales||Decision (Unanimous)||TCC: Top Combat Championship 2||3/5/2010||3||5:00|
|Win||Erick Carlos Silva||Submission (Anaconda Choke)||Nitrix: Show Fight 4||2/6/2010||1||4:07|
|Win||Erikson Lima||Submission (Kimura)||JFC: Jaragua Fight Combat||12/4/2009||1||2:40|
|Win||Luciano Oliveira||Submission (Heel Hook)||Nitrix: Show Fight 3||11/14/2009||1||N/A|
|Win||Alessandro Cordeiro||Submission (Arm Triangle Choke)||VIP:Stage 4||10/24/2009||3||1:32|
|Win||Rafael Rodrigues||Submission (Heel Hook)||JF: Jungle Fight 15||9/19/2009||3||1:51|
|Win||Vitor Miranda||KO (Punches)||Tavares Combat: Qualifiers||8/15/2009||1||0:54|
|Win||Rosenildo Rocha||Submission (Rear Naked Choke)||VIP:Stage 3||5/2/2009||2||N/A|
|Win||John Paine||KO (Punches)||Spartan: Spartan 1||1/10/2009||1||2:58|
Mixed Martial Arts Career
Malergarie trains at the Ataque Duplo Gym in Brazil. Since 2007, Nazareno has fought in many MMA organizations in Brazil and Puerto Rico, where he finished 17 of his 19 victories with a knockout or submission as a professional. He made his U.S. debut in the Bellator Season Four Featherweight Tournament in 2011.
At Bellator 37, Malegarie fought Daniel Straus in the quarterfinals for the chance to fight for the Bellator Featherweight Championship. Despite a noble effort, fighting a war for three rounds, Straus received the unanimous decision, however, the match was the fight of the night.
After his loss to Strauss, Malergarie went back to the gym to work on his wrestling techniques for a possible rematch. His improved wrestling and ground skills showed during his fight with Jacob DeVree at Bellator 46, earning Nazareno his first win in the U.S.