Antonio
Carlos Junior
6-2-0, 1NC( W-L-D )
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Fight History

Skill Breakdown

Charts are compiled based on results from 5 fights.
Record: 6-2-0, 1NC
Summary: Offensive jiu-jitsu, heavy hands

Fighter Info

Nickname: Cara de Sapato
From: João Pessoa, Paraíba Brazil
Fights Out Of: Coconut Creek, Florida United States
Age: 26
Height: 6' 1" ( 185 cm )
Weight: 185 lb ( 84 kg )
Reach 75"
Leg Reach 43"

Striking

Total Attempted Strikes
0
243
43% Successful
105
Types of Successful Strikes
0
105
65% Standing
14%
21%
68
15
22
Striking Defense
52
%
The percentage of total strikes avoided

Grappling

Total Takedowns
0
25
48% Successful
12
Grappling Totals by Type
 
 
Subm.
Passes
Sweeps
3
13
0
Takedown Defense
64
%
The percentage of total takedowns avoided
Result Fighters Event Str TD Sub Pass Method Replay Awards
Loss
Antonio Carlos Junior
Mar 19, 2016
37
33
0
2
0
0
1
2
R3 KO/TKO
NO CONTEST
Antonio Carlos Junior
Dec 10, 2015
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
R1 Could Not Continue
Win
Antonio Carlos Junior
Jun 27, 2015
40
12
4
0
1
0
4
0
R3 Submission
Loss
Antonio Carlos Junior
Dec 20, 2014
12
62
1
4
1
0
1
6
R3 Decision - Unanimous
Antonio Carlos Junior
May 31, 2014
21
19
0
5
0
1
0
6
R3 Decision - Unanimous

Biography

Training: Hard work with my friends from American Top Team

When and why did you start training for fighting? I started training in 2005 because I was very active. I started MMA three years ago.

What ranks and titles have you held? World Champion / Brazilian Champion / Pan American Champion at Jiu Jitsu, TUF Brazil 3 heavyweight winner

Do you have any heroes? Ayrton Senna

What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC? It’s a dream come true.

Did you go to college and if so what degree did you earn? Yes I did. I went to study physical education but I didn’t finish my studies.

What was your job before you started fighting? I never worked.

Specific accomplishments in pro competition? TUF Brazil 3 participant
Ranks in any martial arts styles: Top five in BJJ super heavyweight

Favorite grappling technique: Take the back and submit

Favorite striking technique: Overhand
 
• Team Wanderlei on TUF Brazil 3

• Pro since 2013

• Five wins by submission – (2 RNC, 2 arm triangle, armbar) - four in the first round
 
• Has competed at heavyweight and light heavyweight
 

Career

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