Iuri Alcantara - Official UFC® Fighter Profile
Iuri
Alcantara
34-9-0, 1NC( W-L-D )
Fight Night Bonuses: 2 Performance of the Night / 1 Fight of the Night

Fight History

Skill Breakdown

Charts are compiled based on results from 17 fights.
Record: 34-9-0, 1NC
Summary: Ground fighting, experience

Fighter Info

Nickname: Marajo
From: Marajo Brazil
Fights Out Of: Soure, Para Brazil
Age: 37
Height: 5' 9" ( 175 cm )
Weight: 135 lb ( 61 kg )
Reach 71"
Leg Reach 40"

Striking

Total Attempted Strikes
0
1003
46% Successful
457
Types of Successful Strikes
0
457
64% Standing
26%
294
43
120
Striking Defense
50
%
The percentage of total strikes avoided

Grappling

Total Takedowns
0
26
62% Successful
16
Grappling Totals by Type
 
 
Subm.
Passes
Sweeps
8
38
1
Takedown Defense
60
%
The percentage of total takedowns avoided
Result Fighters Event Str TD Sub Pass Method Replay Awards
Loss
Iuri Alcantara
Dec 9, 2017
35
38
0
0
0
0
0
0
R3 Decision - Unanimous
Loss
Iuri Alcantara
Jun 3, 2017
12
4
1
0
0
1
0
0
R1 Submission
Win
Iuri Alcantara
Mar 4, 2017
23
94
1
1
1
0
0
0
R2 Submission
Performance of the Night
Win
Iuri Alcantara
Oct 8, 2016
1
26
0
0
0
2
0
2
R1 Submission
Performance of the Night
Loss
Iuri Alcantara
Jan 30, 2016
41
45
0
3
0
0
0
0
R3 Decision - Unanimous
Fight of the Night
Win
Iuri Alcantara
Aug 1, 2015
53
26
0
1
0
0
4
4
R3 Decision - Unanimous
Loss
Iuri Alcantara
Feb 22, 2015
31
44
2
3
0
0
3
1
R3 Decision - Unanimous
Win
Iuri Alcantara
Sep 13, 2014
27
14
2
6
0
0
3
1
R3 Decision - Unanimous
Win
Iuri Alcantara
UFC Fight Night: Munoz vs Mousasi
May 31, 2014
4
5
0
0
0
0
0
0
R1 KO/TKO
Win
Iuri Alcantara
Feb 15, 2014
42
23
2
3
0
0
4
2
R3 Decision - Split
Loss
Iuri Alcantara
Aug 17, 2013
54
8
4
1
0
1
1
2
R3 Decision - Unanimous
Win
Iuri Alcantara
May 18, 2013
19
3
0
0
0
0
0
0
R1 KO/TKO
NO CONTEST
Iuri Alcantara
Jan 19, 2013
20
3
1
0
1
0
3
0
R1 Could Not Continue
Loss
Iuri Alcantara
Jun 23, 2012
19
19
0
5
1
0
1
4
R3 Decision - Unanimous
Win
Iuri Alcantara
Michihiro Omigawa
Jan 14, 2012
60
24
0
1
2
0
5
1
R3 Decision - Unanimous
Win
Iuri Alcantara
Aug 27, 2011
22
29
6
0
0
0
11
0
R3 Decision - Unanimous
Win
Iuri Alcantara
WEC 53: Henderson vs. Pettis
Dec 16, 2010
7
11
0
0
0
0
0
0
R1 KO/TKO

Biography

TRAINING: It's been intense every day. 

When and why did you start training for fighting? I started fighting in 2000 for the culture of my people. Fighting marajoara is a tradition; the older teach the younger. 

What ranks and titles have you held? Regional champion in Jiu-Jitsu (Black Belt) 5 times state champion in Muay Thai. Holder of many regional event titles. BJJ Black belt

Do you have any heroes? My mother

What is your favorite technique? Marajoara Fight (the traditional fighting style of my land, so I am called Yuri Marajó)

What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC? It means that my dreams have come true

Did you go to college and if so what degree did you earn?
No

What was your job before you started fighting? Brazilian Military Force Aeria


• 13 wins by knockout, 14 by submission (6 armbar, kneebar, kimura, triangle armbar, 3 triangle choke, RNC, one undisclosed submission)

• Has won 6 of his last 10

• Pro since 2003

Career

Key Opponents

George Roop
George Roop
15-13-1
( W-L-D )
Ricardo Lamas
Ricardo Lamas
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( W-L-D )

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