Michel Prazeres - Official UFC® Fighter Profile
Michel
Prazeres
25-2-0( W-L-D )
Fight Night Bonuses: 1 Performance of the Night

Fight History

Skill Breakdown

Charts are compiled based on results from 11 fights.
Record: 25-2-0
Summary: Ground game

Fighter Info

Nickname: Tractor
From: Belem, Para Brazil
Fights Out Of: Belem, Para Brazil
Age: 36
Height: 5' 6" ( 167 cm )
Weight: 170 lb ( 77 kg )
Reach 67"
Leg Reach 37"

Striking

Total Attempted Strikes
0
791
47% Successful
368
Types of Successful Strikes
0
368
76% Standing
11%
14%
278
40
50
Striking Defense
60
%
The percentage of total strikes avoided

Grappling

Total Takedowns
0
108
38% Successful
41
Grappling Totals by Type
 
 
Subm.
Passes
Sweeps
6
43
1
Takedown Defense
48
%
The percentage of total takedowns avoided
Result Fighters Event Str TD Sub Pass Method Replay Awards
Win
Michel Prazeres
May 19, 2018
28
30
0
3
0
0
0
3
R3 Decision - Split
Win
Michel Prazeres
Feb 3, 2018
36
33
3
3
3
0
3
1
R3 Decision - Unanimous
Win
Michel Prazeres
Sep 2, 2017
26
10
4
0
1
0
15
0
R3 Submission
Win
Michel Prazeres
Mar 11, 2017
24
1
2
0
1
0
2
0
R1 Submission
Performance of the Night
Win
Michel Prazeres
Sep 24, 2016
46
67
1
5
0
0
1
0
R3 Decision - Unanimous
Win
Michel Prazeres
Jul 23, 2016
48
14
7
0
1
0
4
0
R3 Decision - Unanimous
Win
Michel Prazeres
Nov 21, 2015
41
20
0
1
0
0
1
0
R3 Decision - Split
Loss
Michel Prazeres
Feb 14, 2015
33
62
3
4
0
3
1
3
R3 Decision - Unanimous
Win
Michel Prazeres
Mar 23, 2014
35
26
3
0
0
0
9
0
R3 Decision - Unanimous
Win
Michel Prazeres
Sep 21, 2013
19
38
7
1
0
0
6
1
R3 Decision - Split
Loss
Michel Prazeres
May 18, 2013
46
30
2
3
0
0
4
0
R3 Decision - Unanimous

Biography

TRAINING: I train my conditioning in the morning followed by striking or grappling training. In the afternoons, I work at the police headquarters where I also train jiu-jitsu.

When and why did you start training for fighting? When I was 12 years old. I was inspired by Bruce Lee movies.

What ranks and titles have you held?  Midway Super Fight, Predador Kamae 1 e 2, Iron Man

Do you have any heroes? Bruce Lee, Thor, Virgulino Ferreira da Silva vulgo "Lampião", Manny Pacquiao

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

What was your job before you started fighting? I am still a Para State Military Police Officer
 
Specific accomplishments in amateur competition? 2nd degree black belt in Jiu-Jitsu, 
North/Northeast Brazil Jiu-Jitsu Champion, 3rd place Jiu-Jitsu World Championships as purple belt

Favorite grappling technique:
 Rear naked choke

Favorite striking technique
: Low kick
  • Pro since 2000
  • Nine wins by submission (5 RNC, triangle, 2 North-South choke, undisclosed submission), two by KO
  • Has won nine of his last 10 and seven in a row
  • Moving back to welterweight
  • Nine first round finishes

Career

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