Alan
Belcher
17-7-0( W-L-D )
Fight Night Bonuses: 2 Fight of the Night / 2 Submission of the Night

Fight History

Skill Breakdown

Charts are compiled based on results from 15 fights.
Record: 17-7-0
Summary: Well-rounded, good conditioning, experienced

Fighter Info

Nickname: The Talent
From: Jonesboro, Arkansas USA
Fights Out Of: Biloxi, Mississippi USA
Age: 31
Height: 6' 2" ( 187 cm )
Weight: 185 lb ( 84 kg )

Striking

Total Attempted Strikes
0
889
42% Successful
372
Types of Successful Strikes
0
372
68% Standing
16%
17%
252
58
62
Striking Defense
60
%
The percentage of total strikes avoided

Grappling

Total Takedowns
0
15
27% Successful
4
Grappling Totals by Type
 
 
Subm.
Passes
Sweeps
8
9
2
Takedown Defense
55
%
The percentage of total takedowns avoided

Biography

TRAINING: High intensity grappling, sparring with Ben Askren and my other partners. I sometimes hit the pads with Duke at night. When I was in Mississippi we were doing pads, drilling, and sparring on Mon, Wed, and Friday, and going to the strength coach on Tuesdays and Thursdays.

When and why did you start training for fighting? I was in martial arts as a kid and I got lucky that I got involved with people who weren’t teaching just traditional boxing or karate.  I was 15 when I first fought in amateur MMA, and around that time the sport was dying out so I focused on playing football, baseball, and basketball in high school, and baseball at junior college.  Then the sport started taking off again and the baseball didn’t work out, so I started picking up MMA again.  I fought in a few fights and then hooked up with Rich (Clementi) and moved to the coast to train with him and fight for him full-time.

What ranks and titles have you held?
EFL light heavyweight champion, Brown belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu under Helio Soneca.

Do you have any heroes? 
I’ve got a lot of respect for Rich Franklin.  And one fighter I really like is Takanori Gomi. You can tell that his mind is nowhere except on what he needs to be doing.  He’s trying for perfection the whole time.  

What is your favorite technique?
Whatever ends the fight.

What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC? It’s a lifetime dream.
 

Official website
MySpace


•    Has trained Muay Thai in Thailand.

•    Nine of 10 UFC wins have come via TKO, KO, or submission

•    Five wins by submission, 11 wins by TKO/KO

•    Pro since 2004

Career

Key Opponents

Jason MacDonald
Jason MacDonald
26-16-0
( W-L-D )
Yoshihiro Akiyama
Yoshihiro Akiyama
14-5-0, 2NC
( W-L-D )

Key Fights

Result
Opponent
Event
Replay
Win
Patrick Cote UFC® 113 MACHIDA vs SHOGUN 2

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