Leonardo
Santos
13-4-1( W-L-D )

Fight History

Skill Breakdown

Charts are compiled based on results from 4 fights.
Record: 13-4-1
Summary: Jiu-Jitsu specialist, good cardio, excellent submissions

Fighter Info

From: Rio de Janeiro Brazil
Fights Out Of: Campos, Rio de Janeiro Brazil
Age: 35
Height: 6' 0" ( 182 cm )
Weight: 155 lb ( 70 kg )

Striking

Total Attempted Strikes
0
217
39% Successful
84
Types of Successful Strikes
0
84
73% Standing
21%
61
5
18
Striking Defense
59
%
The percentage of total strikes avoided

Grappling

Total Takedowns
0
16
19% Successful
3
Grappling Totals by Type
 
 
Subm.
Passes
Sweeps
1
8
0
Takedown Defense
83
%
The percentage of total takedowns avoided
Result Fighters Event Str TD Sub Pass Method Replay
UPCOMING
Leonardo Santos
UFC Fight Night: Maia vs LaFlare
Mar 21, 2015
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Win
Leonardo Santos
Sep 13, 2014
36
43
2
0
0
0
6
0
R3 Decision - Unanimous
DRAW
Leonardo Santos
Mar 23, 2014
26
37
0
0
0
0
0
0
R3 Decision - Majority
Leonardo Santos
Jun 8, 2013
35
22
2
1
0
1
0
2
R2 Submission

Biography

TRAINING: In the morning, workouts are usually very strong and it is my strongest training too. In the afternoon, I do technical training.
 
Thoughts on opponent, Tony Martin? He is a very good fighter, with a good ground game and who is dangerous on the feet.
 
When and why did you start training for fighting? I started training in 2006. At this time I was already the number one lightweight in jiu-jitsu and I was looking for new challenges.
 
What ranks and titles have you held? 7x Jiu-Jitsu World Champion, fourth-degree black belt in BJJ, TUF Brazil 2 winner
 
Do you have any heroes? My Father
 
What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC? A new life
 
Did you go to college and if so what degree did you earn? Yes, but I just studied for one year.
 
What was your job before you started fighting? Teaching Jiu-Jitsu
 
Favorite grappling technique: Arm lock
 
Favorite striking technique: Knee
• Pro since 2002
 
• Lost pro debut to Takanori Gomi via majority decision in Shooto
 
• Has 7-1-1 record in his last nine bouts
 
• Eight wins by submission (5 arm triangle, 2 RNC, triangle), one by KO
 
• Nine first round finishes
 
• Last pre-TUF win was 75 second submission of UFC vet Mark Holst

Career

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