Yaotzin
Meza
20-9-0, 1NC( W-L-D )

Fight History

Skill Breakdown

Charts are compiled based on results from 4 fights.
Record: 20-9-0, 1NC
Summary: Wrestling, boxing

Fighter Info

From: Santa Ana, CA USA
Fights Out Of: Glendale, AZ USA
Age: 34
Height: 5' 9" ( 175 cm )
Weight: 135 lb ( 61 kg )

Striking

Total Attempted Strikes
0
171
36% Successful
61
Types of Successful Strikes
0
61
89% Standing
54
4
3
Striking Defense
64
%
The percentage of total strikes avoided

Grappling

Total Takedowns
0
11
27% Successful
3
Grappling Totals by Type
 
 
Subm.
Passes
Sweeps
4
3
2
Takedown Defense
33
%
The percentage of total takedowns avoided
Result Fighters Event Str TD Sub Pass Method Replay
Loss
Yaotzin Meza
Jun 7, 2014
43
54
1
0
0
0
0
0
R3 Decision - Unanimous
NO CONTEST
Yaotzin Meza
Jan 25, 2014
12
12
2
1
1
0
11
1
R3 Overturned
Win
Yaotzin Meza
Jul 27, 2013
4
4
0
1
3
4
1
2
R2 Submission

Biography

TRAINING: Morning strength and conditioning with coach Jarret Aki. Afternoon MMA training. Night boxing classes.

When and why did you start training for fighting? I started in 2005; I love contact sports.

What ranks and titles have you held?
Rage in the Cage 145-pound title holder

Do you have any heroes? None

What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC?
It’s an accomplishment for all the sacrifices my family and I have made.

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

What was your job before you started fighting?
I still work for the City of El Mirage Water Department

Specific accomplishments in amateur competition?
Division Champ in State High School, 4th place – High School

Ranks in any martial arts styles:
None
•    Pro since 2006

•    Six wins by submission, six by KO

•    Training partner of former UFC lightweight champion Benson Henderson

•    Has won eight of his last 12, including wins over Eric Regan and Ran Weathers

•    Brother Victor Meza is also a pro fighter, currently 13-3 as a lightweight

Career

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