Markus Perez - Official UFC® Profile
Markus
Perez
10-1-0( W-L-D )
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Fight History

Skill Breakdown

Charts are compiled based on results from 2 fights.
Record: 10-1-0
Summary: Good mental game

Fighter Info

Nickname: Maluko
From: Sao Paulo Brazil
Fights Out Of: Sao Paulo Brazil
Age: 28
Height: 6' 1" ( 185 cm )
Weight: 185 lb ( 84 kg )
Reach 73"
Leg Reach 40"

Striking

Total Attempted Strikes
0
64
53% Successful
34
Types of Successful Strikes
0
34
44% Standing
35% Clinch
21%
15
12
7
Striking Defense
44
%
The percentage of total strikes avoided

Grappling

Total Takedowns
0
6
50% Successful
3
Grappling Totals by Type
 
 
Subm.
Passes
Sweeps
3
5
0
Takedown Defense
60
%
The percentage of total takedowns avoided
Result Fighters Event Str TD Sub Pass Method Replay Awards
UPCOMING
Markus Perez
Aug 25, 2018
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Win
Markus Perez
May 12, 2018
4
3
1
0
2
0
4
0
R1 Submission
Loss
Markus Perez
Dec 9, 2017
79
30
2
2
0
1
3
1
R3 Decision - Unanimous

Biography

When and why did you start training for fighting? I started training thanks to my brother Lucas, who took me to a jiu-jitsu class.

What ranks and titles have you held? Thunder Fight and LFA champion

Do you have any heroes? Christ and my father

What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC? A big step and a chance to fulfill my dream.

Did you go to college and if so what degree did you earn? Computing Sciences, but did not graduate

What was your job before you started fighting? Programmer, computing teacher 

Ranks in any martial arts styles: Jiu-jitsu brown belt and black prajiad in Muay Thai

Favorite grappling technique: Anaconda choke

Favorite Striking technique: Spinning elbow

  • Pro since 2013
  • Three wins by KO, four by submission (Arm triangle, 2 RNC, kneebar)
  • Five first round finishes
  • Holds wins over UFC vets Ildemar Alcantara and Paulo Thiago
  • Origin of nickname: “Because I used to imitate Bruce Lee in training.”

Career

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