Raphael Assuncao whose full name is Raphael Oliveira Assunção is a Brazilian mixed martial artist. He has multiple victories under his name over Marlon Moraes, Aljamain Sterling, Pedro Munhoz, and T.J. Dillashaw. He has been ranked at number 8 as per June 2020 in the Bantamweight division of the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC). Seeing his inked body is not surprising for us as this seems to be love for multiple WWE players. Let us explore Raphael’s body tattoos and their meanings.
1. Tattoo on right shoulder
2. Cross and R with a smiley Tattoo
Tattoo: Above his right ankle he has a tiny cross tattoo. Right under it, there is a smiley kind of tattoo that contains the initial ‘R’ inked.
Meaning: Cross symbolizes Raphael’s religious beliefs and faith whereas the R represents the initial of his first name i.e. Raphael Assuncao.
3. Right Bicep Tattoo
4. Stomach Tattoo
Tattoo: There is a face of animal inked on the left side of his abdomen.
Meaning: The animal face has always been confused with the roaring tiger face however it a bear. The bear represents the courage, bravery, and determination of the person.