Josh
Sampo
11-5-0( W-L-D )
Fight Night Bonuses: 1 Fight of the Night

Fight History

Skill Breakdown

Charts are compiled based on results from 4 fights.
Record: 11-5-0
Summary: Endurance, wrestling

Fighter Info

Nickname: The Gremlin
From: Las Vegas, Nevada USA
Fights Out Of: St. Charles, Missouri USA
Age: 31
Height: 5' 4" ( 162 cm )
Weight: 125 lb ( 56 kg )
College: Lindenwood University
Degree: Biology

Striking

Total Attempted Strikes
0
233
36% Successful
85
Types of Successful Strikes
0
85
75% Standing
12%
13%
64
10
11
Striking Defense
56
%
The percentage of total strikes avoided

Grappling

Total Takedowns
0
9
33% Successful
3
Grappling Totals by Type
 
 
Subm.
Passes
Sweeps
6
8
1
Takedown Defense
40
%
The percentage of total takedowns avoided
Result Fighters Event Str TD Sub Pass Method Replay Awards
Loss
Joshua Sampo
May 23, 2015
64
35
1
1
0
0
0
0
R3 Decision - Unanimous
Loss
Joshua Sampo
Jul 19, 2014
10
3
0
0
1
1
2
0
R1 Submission
Loss
Joshua Sampo
Feb 22, 2014
34
19
5
0
0
0
3
1
R3 Decision - Unanimous

Biography

TRAINING: 4am three mile run, 4-5pm wrestling practice, 5-6pm MMA practice, 7-8pm boxing, 8-9pm strength and conditioning

When and why did you start training for fighting? I wanted to keep my competitive edge after collegiate wrestling and occupy my time.

What ranks and titles have you held? CFA Flyweight Champion, Purple belt in Jiu-jitsu

Do you have any heroes? Father and grandfather

What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC? A dream come true!

Did you go to college and if so what degree did you earn? Yes. BS in Biology, minor in chemistry, Masters of Arts in Education. Lindenwood University

What was your job before you started fighting? Student/teacher

Specific accomplishments in amateur competition? Three-time All-American wrestler

Favorite grappling technique: RNC

Favorite striking technique: Switch kick to the head

• Pro since 2009
 
• Six wins by submission (3 RNC, leg triangle, kimura, guillotine), five by decision
 
• Owns 2012 win over UFC / WEC vet Antonio Banuelos

• Three first round finishes
 
• Last pre-UFC loss was to UFC vet Will Campuzano in May of 2012

Career

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