Cyrille
Diabate
20-10-3( W-L-D )

Fight History

Skill Breakdown

Charts are compiled based on results from 9 fights.
Record: 20-10-3
Summary: Striking

Fighter Info

Nickname: The Snake
From: Celle Saint Cloud, Paris France
Fights Out Of: Rueil Malmaison France
Age: 41
Height: 6' 6" ( 198 cm )
Weight: 205 lb ( 93 kg )

Striking

Total Attempted Strikes
0
349
73% Successful
254
Types of Successful Strikes
0
254
70% Standing
21%
177
24
53
Striking Defense
61
%
The percentage of total strikes avoided

Grappling

Total Takedowns
0
6
83% Successful
5
Grappling Totals by Type
 
 
Subm.
Passes
Sweeps
1
7
2
Takedown Defense
53
%
The percentage of total takedowns avoided
Result Fighters Event Str TD Sub Pass Method Replay
Loss
Cyrille Diabate
Mar 8, 2014
0
0
0
1
0
2
0
1
R1 Submission
Loss
Cyrille Diabate
Feb 16, 2013
18
9
3
0
0
0
1
0
R1 TKO - Doctor's Stoppage
Win
Cyrille Diabate
Nov 17, 2012
6
2
2
1
1
0
4
0
R1 Submission
Win
Cyrille Diabate
Apr 14, 2012
48
1
2
2
0
1
3
7
R3 Decision - Majority
Loss
Cyrille Diabate
Nov 5, 2011
17
17
0
2
0
3
0
5
R2 Submission
Win
Cyrille Diabate
Mar 3, 2011
28
146
1
1
0
0
1
0
R3 Decision - Unanimous
Loss
Cyrille Diabate
Oct 16, 2010
11
28
0
2
0
3
0
7
R2 Submission
Win
Cyrille Diabate
May 29, 2010
4
17
0
0
0
0
1
0
R1 KO/TKO
Loss
Cyrille Diabate
PRIDE Final Conflict Absolute
Sep 10, 2006
16
6
3
0
1
0
6
0
R1 KO/TKO

Biography

TRAINING: Cardio, drills and sparring. I train 2 to 3 hours a day, 5 days a week.

When and why did you start training for fighting? I started training for combat sports and competing 19 years ago.

What ranks and titles have you held? I have been ranked in the top 5 in all the major kickboxing and Muay Thai rankings. I have been world champion 4 times.

Do you have any heroes?
My mother

What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC?
It's a big step in my MMA career. A dream come true. Now I have to reach my highest goal.

Did you go to college and if so what degree did you earn?
I studied English here in France.

What was your job before you started fighting?
I have been fighting since I was 18!!! But I have had various jobs: bodyguard, bouncer, stuntman, etc

Specific accomplishments in amateur competition? A few times French national champ in kickboxing and Muay Thai

Specific accomplishments in pro competition?
French national champion in kickboxing / Muay Thai / Shidokan karate. World champ in Shidokan karate / Muay Thai/ Sanda/ cage fighting

Ranks in any martial arts styles
: no1 in Shidokan Karate, Shootboxing, Muay Thai, kickboxing

Favorite grappling technique:
Armbar

Favorite striking technique: Elbow
•    Has won 13 of his last 17 bouts

•    Nine wins by knockout; six by submission

•    Assistant coach for Team USA on season nine of The Ultimate Fighter

•    A pro since 1999

•    Has defeated UFC vets James Zikic and Lodune Sincaid and PRIDE vet Bob Schrijber

Career

Trained With

Dan Henderson
Dan Henderson
30-13-0
( W-L-D )

Key Opponents

Mauricio Rua
Mauricio Rua
22-10-0
( W-L-D )
Anthony Perosh
Anthony Perosh
15-8-0
( W-L-D )

Key Fights

Result
Opponent
Event
Replay
Win
Luiz Cane UFC® 114 RAMPAGE vs EVANS
Win
Luiz Cane UFC® 114 RAMPAGE vs EVANS

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