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"Leko"
Alex da Silva
Lightweight Division • 21-2-0 (W-L-D)

Stats & Records

  • 13
    Wins by Knockout
  • 7
    Wins by Submission
Striking accuracy 43% 43%

Striking accuracy

Sig. Strikes Landed
25
Sig. Strikes Attempted
58
Grappling accuracy 57% 57%

Grappling accuracy

Takedowns Landed
4
Takedowns Attempted
7
1.08
Sig. Str. Landed
Per Min
1.47
Sig. Str. Absorbed
Per Min
2.59
Takedown avg
Per 15 Min
0.00
Submission avg
Per 15 Min
44
%
Sig. Str. Defense
67
%
Takedown Defense
0.00
Knockdown Ratio
11:35
Average fight time

Sig. Str. By Position

Standing
9 (36%)
Clinch
4 (16%)
Ground
12 (48%)

Sig. Str. by target

68% 17 Head 16% 4 Body 16% 4 Leg

Win By Way

KO/TKO
13 (62%)
DEC
1 (5%)
SUB
7 (33%)

Event Results

  • Win

    Vargas vs da Silva

    Round
    3
    Time
    5:00
    Method
    DEC
  • Win

    Yakovlev vs da Silva

    Round
    2
    Time
    03:10
    Method
    SUB

Biography

Status
Active
Hometown
Icara, Brazil
Age
24
Height
68.00
Weight
155.00
Octagon Debut
Apr. 20, 2019
Reach
73.00
Leg reach
40.00
Q & A

When and why did you start training for fighting? Eight years ago. I wanted to become a fighter.

What ranks and titles have you held? I am purple belt in Luta Livre Esportiva

What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC? It’s a reward for everything I have sacrificed in my life to become a top fighter.

What was your job before you started fighting? I used to work as a bodyguard

Specific accomplishments in amateur competition? I won a couple of Muay Thai competitions
Specific accomplishments in pro competition? I was Aspera FC featherweight champion 
Favorite grappling technique:
Armbar
Favorite Striking technique: Flying knee

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SAINT PETERSBURG, RUSSIA - APRIL 20: (L-R) Alex da Silva of Brazil kicks Alexander Yakovlev of Russia in their lightweight bout during the UFC Fight Night event at Yubileyny Sports Palace on April 20, 2019 in Saint Petersburg, Russia. (Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC)