Andrew
Sanchez
10-3-0( W-L-D )
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Fight History

Skill Breakdown

Charts are compiled based on results from 3 fights.
Record: 10-3-0
Summary: World class grappling, dynamic striking, very well-rounded, mentally tough, grinder

Fighter Info

Nickname: El Dirte
From: Belleville, Illinois United States
Fights Out Of: Fairfield, New Jersey United States
Age: 29
Height: 6' 1" ( 185 cm )
Weight: 185 lb ( 84 kg )
Reach 73"

Striking

Total Attempted Strikes
0
351
48% Successful
168
Types of Successful Strikes
0
168
60% Standing
13%
27%
101
22
45
Striking Defense
54
%
The percentage of total strikes avoided

Grappling

Total Takedowns
0
22
45% Successful
10
Grappling Totals by Type
 
 
Subm.
Passes
Sweeps
0
8
0
Takedown Defense
100
%
The percentage of total takedowns avoided
Result Fighters Event Str TD Sub Pass Method Replay Awards
Loss
Andrew Sanchez
Apr 15, 2017
49
63
0
4
0
0
1
3
R3 KO/TKO
Win
Andrew Sanchez
Dec 9, 2016
74
61
0
0
0
0
0
0
R3 Decision - Unanimous
Andrew Sanchez
Jul 8, 2016
31
14
6
0
0
0
5
0
R3 Decision - Unanimous

Biography

TRAINING: Training for this camp includes some form of strength and conditioning / mobility work in the morning, and MMA-specific training in the evening. 

When and why did you start training for fighting? I started tae kwon do when I was 13, which led to wrestling, then BJJ, and so forth. Training and competing gave me purpose in life. It gave me something to strive for and also provided an excellent outlet for me as a teenager.

 
What ranks and titles have you held? Four-time All-American college wrestler and two-time national champ at McKendree University. 2011 NAIA wrestler of the year. IBJJF world champion and two-time IBJJF Pan-American champion with and without the gi. RFA middleweight champion.
 
Do you have any heroes? No. I have always led my own path.
 
What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC? This is the accumulation of every second of hard work I have put in since I was a child. I have worked, sacrificed, and waited my whole life for this moment to fight for the UFC.
 
Did you go to college and if so what degree did you earn? Yes, I went to McKendree University in Lebanon, Illinois, where I graduated with a bachelor’s degree in Sociology.
 
What was your job before you started fighting? Bouncer/construction
 
Favorite grappling technique: The takedown
 
Favorite Striking technique: spinning s**t.
• Team Claudia on TUF 23

• Pro since 2012

• Six wins by KO, two by submission (2 RNC)

• Only two losses are to UFC vets Kevin Casey and Dustin Jacoby

• On five-fight winning streak

• Four first round finishes

 

Career

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