John
Teixeira
13-1-1( W-L-D )

Fight History

Skill Breakdown

Charts are compiled based on results from 1 fights.
Record: 13-1-1
Summary: Muay Thai

Fighter Info

Nickname: Macapa
From: Macapa, AP Brazil
Fights Out Of: Macapa, AP Brazil
Age: 27
Height: 5' 7" ( 170 cm )
Weight: 145 lb ( 65 kg )

Striking

Total Attempted Strikes
0
140
37% Successful
52
Types of Successful Strikes
0
52
75% Standing
25%
39
13
Striking Defense
54
%
The percentage of total strikes avoided

Grappling

Total Takedowns
0
6
17% Successful
1
Grappling Totals by Type
 
 
Subm.
Passes
Sweeps
0
0
0
Takedown Defense
0
%
The percentage of total takedowns avoided
Result Fighters Event Str TD Sub Pass Method Replay
Loss
John Teixeira Jun 23, 2012
52 1 0 0 R3 Decision - Split
Hugo Viana 65 0 0 0

Biography

TRAINING: MMA training and conditioning every day

When and why did you start training to become a fighter?
I started capoeira and was eager to learn martial arts. I started training in 2006. I had no interest in fighting MMA, bur after an invitation from a teacher, debuted in MMA in 2007.

What ranks and titles have you held? 14 fights, no titles yet. BJJ black belt

Do you have any heroes? Chapolin Colorado, for the fun and easy laughs he provides today.

What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC? This is the dream of every fighter. This is where the best are today.

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

What was your job before you started fighting?
Shop assistant and motorcycle courier

Favorite Striking technique: Muay Thai

•    Member of Team Wanderlei on TUF Brazil

•    Pro since 2007

•    Nine wins by submission, one by KO

Career

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