Maiquel
Falcao
26-3-0, 1NC( W-L-D )

Fight History

Skill Breakdown

Charts are compiled based on results from 1 fights.
Record: 26-3-0, 1NC

Fighter Info

Nickname: Big Rig
From: Pelotas Brazil
Fights Out Of: Curitiba Brazil
Age: 33
Height: 5' 11" ( 180 cm )
Weight: 185 lb ( 84 kg )

Striking

Total Attempted Strikes
0
45
56% Successful
25
Types of Successful Strikes
0
25
36% Standing
20%
44% Ground
9
5
11
Striking Defense
87
%
The percentage of total strikes avoided

Grappling

Total Takedowns
0
1
100% Successful
1
Grappling Totals by Type
 
 
Subm.
Passes
Sweeps
3
3
0
Takedown Defense
71
%
The percentage of total takedowns avoided
Result Fighters Event Str TD Sub Pass Method Replay
Win
Gerald Harris Nov 20, 2010
8 2 0 0 R3 Decision - Unanimous
Maiquel Falcao 25 1 3 3

Biography

TRAINING: Technical training in the morning, strength and conditioning in the evening.

When and why did you start training for fighting? I started when I was 12 because I just could not imagine doing anything else but fighting.

What ranks and titles have you held? I never ranked in any discipline but I’ve got titles in boxing, wrestling and grappling

Do you have any heroes? Yes, Jesus Christ is my hero.

What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC? The best thing that could ever happen in my career. I will give everything I’ve got in my UFC career. Also thanks to Joe Silva for giving me a shot.

Did you go to college and if so what degree did you earn? Unfortunately I had to leave school in order to be a professional fighter.

What was your job before you started fighting? I had many different temporary jobs but only to afford training.

Specific accomplishments in amateur competition? I have over 30 boxing fights; I won a couple of wrestling and jiu jitsu tournaments too.

Specific accomplishments in pro competition?  In my MMA career I’ve got many titles in the Heavyweight division (where I started at), Light Heavyweight and Middleweight. I fought in some of the biggest organizations in Brazil

Ranks in any martial arts styles: I never worked to rank in martial arts; I always wanted to train to improve, not worrying about the rankings.

Favorite grappling technique: Triangle

Favorite Striking technique: Flying Knee

Career

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