Yuri
Villefort
6-3-0( W-L-D )

Fight History

Skill Breakdown

Charts are compiled based on results from 3 fights.
Record: 6-3-0
Summary: Elbows

Fighter Info

From: Brasilia Brazil
Fights Out Of: Boca Raton, FL USA
Age: 23
Height: 6' 0" ( 182 cm )
Weight: 170 lb ( 77 kg )

Striking

Total Attempted Strikes
0
283
41% Successful
117
Types of Successful Strikes
0
117
93% Standing
109
5
3
Striking Defense
56
%
The percentage of total strikes avoided

Grappling

Total Takedowns
0
13
31% Successful
4
Grappling Totals by Type
 
 
Subm.
Passes
Sweeps
1
5
1
Takedown Defense
0
%
The percentage of total takedowns avoided
Result Fighters Event Str TD Sub Pass Method Replay
Loss
Yuri Villefort Sep 4, 2013
69 1 0 0 R3 Decision - Split
Sean Spencer 99 0 0 0
Loss
Nah-Shon Burrell Feb 23, 2013
121 0 1 1 R3 Decision - Unanimous
Yuri Villefort 48 3 1 5
Loss
Quinn Mulhern May 19, 2012
24 3 0 9 R3 Decision - Split
Yuri Villefort 26 2 0 1

Biography

TRAINING: My first UFC fight was on short notice, but this one I’m very prepared for. My coaches at the Blackzilians are putting me through hell every day so after the fight I’ll feel like I'm in heaven.

When and why did you start training for fighting?
I started with judo for self control and discipline. I believe it’s the best sport for the kids.

What ranks and titles have you held?
People said that I was the number one prospect in 2011 – let’s see!!

Do you have any heroes? Anderson Silva, Big Nog

What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC? It means that my career is moving one step forward and that I will get closer and closer to reaching my long-term goal.

Did you go to college and if so what degree did you earn?
None

What was your job before you started fighting?
None

Specific accomplishments in amateur competition?
World jiu-jitsu champion in the blue belt division

Favorite grappling technique:
Armbar

Favorite Striking technique:
Kicks
•    Pro since 2009

•    Three wins by submission, two by knockout

•    Three first round finishes

•    Brother of UFC vet Danillo Villefort

•    Sixth youngest fighter currently on the UFC roster

Career

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