Joby
Sanchez
7-1-0( W-L-D )
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Fight History

Skill Breakdown

Charts are compiled based on results from 2 fights.
Record: 7-1-0
Summary: Speed

Fighter Info

From: Albuquerque, New Mexico USA
Fights Out Of: Albuquerque, New Mexico USA
Age: 24
Height: 5' 6" ( 167 cm )
Weight: 125 lb ( 56 kg )

Striking

Total Attempted Strikes
0
297
26% Successful
78
Types of Successful Strikes
0
78
73% Standing
21%
57
5
16
Striking Defense
67
%
The percentage of total strikes avoided

Grappling

Total Takedowns
0
2
100% Successful
2
Grappling Totals by Type
 
 
Subm.
Passes
Sweeps
1
5
1
Takedown Defense
40
%
The percentage of total takedowns avoided
Result Fighters Event Str TD Sub Pass Method Replay Awards
Win
Joby Sanchez
Jan 18, 2015
55
58
0
2
0
1
0
4
R3 Decision - Split
Loss
Joby Sanchez
Aug 23, 2014
22
20
9
0
1
0
9
1
R3 Decision - Unanimous

Biography

TRAINING: Running at 6 am. MMA work 10:30 at Jackson's Gym, eat a good lunch, then I have wrestling at 3 pm. Then normally striking or grappling at night.
 
When and why did you start training for fighting? I started kickboxing at the age of seven, then Kajukenbo at the age of 10.  My dad would watch a lot of boxing on TV, and that’s what got me interested in fighting.

What ranks and titles have you held? None

Do you have any heroes? My parents

What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC? Fighting in the UFC means a lot to me.  It has been a goal of mine since I was 13 and watched Diego Sanchez win the first season of TUF.

Did you go to college and if so what degree did you earn? I attended Central New Mexico Community College and became certified as an EMT.

What was your job before you started fighting? I currently work part-time as a fitness trainer at a UFC Gym.

Specific accomplishments in amateur competition? New Mexico Jr. Olympic State Champion and New Mexico Wrestling State runner-up.

Specific accomplishments in pro competition? XFC open tryout winner.

Ranks in any martial arts styles: I hold a black belt in Kajukenbo and a blue belt in Gracie Barra Jiu Jitsu.

Favorite grappling technique: Armbar

Favorite striking technique:
Straight knee
• Pro since 2011

• Two first round finishes

• Three wins by submission (2 RNC, triangle), three by KO

Career

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