Yaotzin
Meza
20-9-0, 1NC( W-L-D )

Fight History

Skill Breakdown

Charts are compiled based on results from 4 fights.
Record: 20-9-0, 1NC
Summary: Wrestling, boxing

Fighter Info

From: Santa Ana, CA USA
Fights Out Of: Glendale, AZ USA
Age: 33
Height: 5' 9" ( 175 cm )
Weight: 135 lb ( 61 kg )

Striking

Total Attempted Strikes
0
171
36% Successful
61
Types of Successful Strikes
0
61
89% Standing
54
4
3
Striking Defense
64
%
The percentage of total strikes avoided

Grappling

Total Takedowns
0
11
27% Successful
3
Grappling Totals by Type
 
 
Subm.
Passes
Sweeps
4
3
2
Takedown Defense
33
%
The percentage of total takedowns avoided
Result Fighters Event Str TD Sub Pass Method Replay
Loss
Yaotzin Meza Jun 7, 2014
43 1 0 0 R3 Decision - Unanimous
Sergio Pettis 54 0 0 0
Chico Camus Jan 25, 2014
12 2 1 11 R3 Overturned
Yaotzin Meza 12 1 0 1
Win
John Albert Jul 27, 2013
4 0 3 1 R2 Submission
Yaotzin Meza 4 1 4 2
Loss
Chad Mendes Dec 14, 2012
10 0 0 0 R1 KO/TKO
Yaotzin Meza 2 0 0 0

Biography

TRAINING: Morning strength and conditioning with coach Jarret Aki. Afternoon MMA training. Night boxing classes.

When and why did you start training for fighting? I started in 2005; I love contact sports.

What ranks and titles have you held?
Rage in the Cage 145-pound title holder

Do you have any heroes? None

What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC?
It’s an accomplishment for all the sacrifices my family and I have made.

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

What was your job before you started fighting?
I still work for the City of El Mirage Water Department

Specific accomplishments in amateur competition?
Division Champ in State High School, 4th place – High School

Ranks in any martial arts styles:
None
•    Pro since 2006

•    Six wins by submission, six by KO

•    Training partner of former UFC lightweight champion Benson Henderson

•    Has won eight of his last 12, including wins over Eric Regan and Ran Weathers

•    Brother Victor Meza is also a pro fighter, currently 13-3 as a lightweight

Career

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