Eric Shelton - Official UFC® Profile
Eric
Shelton
10-4-0( W-L-D )
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Fight History

Skill Breakdown

Charts are compiled based on results from 2 fights.
Record: 10-4-0
Summary: Striking

Fighter Info

Nickname: Showtime
From: Lawton, Oklahoma United States
Fights Out Of: Davenport, Iowa United States
Age: 26
Height: 5' 6" ( 167 cm )
Weight: 125 lb ( 56 kg )
Reach 68"
Leg Reach 36"

Striking

Total Attempted Strikes
0
180
35% Successful
63
Types of Successful Strikes
0
63
76% Standing
22%
48
1
14
Striking Defense
64
%
The percentage of total strikes avoided

Grappling

Total Takedowns
0
14
36% Successful
5
Grappling Totals by Type
 
 
Subm.
Passes
Sweeps
1
0
0
Takedown Defense
45
%
The percentage of total takedowns avoided
Result Fighters Event Str TD Sub Pass Method Replay Awards
UPCOMING
Eric Shelton
UFC Fight Night: Werdum vs. Tybura
Nov 18, 2017
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Loss
Eric Shelton
Jul 29, 2017
31
27
1
5
1
1
0
1
R3 Decision - Split
Loss
Eric Shelton
Jan 28, 2017
37
32
1
4
2
0
2
0
R3 Decision - Split

Biography

TRAINING: It has been great working with my team and putting myself in bad positions with a fresh guy every minute. I’m also hitting the track a lot with my coach Pete Spratt and doing some great strength and conditioning.

When and why did you start training for fighting? 19 years old. I went to class with a friend and got beat up, so I never stopped.

What ranks and titles have you held? Caged Aggression flyweight title, XFS flyweight title

Do you have any heroes? My grandmother, Jeannie Shelton.

What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC? It’s been my dream since I started.

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

What was your job before you started fighting? I worked at the Boys & Girls Club

Specific accomplishments in amateur competition? Won six titles

Favorite grappling technique: Rear naked choke

Favorite Striking technique: Head kick

· Team Benavidez on TUF 24

 

· Pro since 2013

 

· Five first round finishes

 

· Has won four of his last six

 

· Two wins by KO, five by submission (Triangle, 2 RNC, guillotine, armbar)

Career

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