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"Cara de Sapato"

Antonio Carlos Junior

11-4-0 (W-L-D)

Stats & Records

  • 9
    Wins by Submission
  • 2
    Wins by Decision
Striking accuracy 42% 42%

Striking accuracy

Sig. Strikes Landed
23
Sig. Strikes Attempted
55
Grappling accuracy 80% 80%

Grappling accuracy

Takedowns Landed
Takedowns Attempted
5
1.12
Sig. Str. Landed
Per Min
3.65
Sig. Str. Absorbed
Per Min
2.92
Takedown avg
Per 15 Min
2.19
Submission avg
Per 15 Min
40
%
Sig. Str. Defense
73
%
Takedown Defense
0.00
Knockdown Ratio
06:51
Average fight time

Sig. Str. By Position

Standing
15 (65%)
Clinch
6 (26%)
Ground
2 (9%)

Sig. Str. by target

52% 12 Head 26% 6 Body 22% 5 Leg

Win By Way

KO/TKO
0 (0%)
DEC
2 (18%)
SUB
9 (82%)

Event Results

  • Win

    Tavares vs Carlos Junior

    Round
    3
    Time
    05:00
    Method
    DEC
  • Win

    Hall vs Carlos Junior

    Round
    3
    Time
    5:00
    Method
    DEC
  • Win

    Carlos Junior vs Heinisch

    Round
    3
    Time
    05:00
    Method
    DEC

Biography

Status
Active
Hometown
João Pessoa, Brazil
Trains at
American Top Team ATT Coconut Creek, FL
Fighting style
Boxer
Age
30
Height
74.00
Weight
185.00
Octagon Debut
Dec. 20, 2014
Reach
79.00
Leg reach
42.00
Q & A

When and why did you start training for fighting? I started training in 2005 because I was very active. I started MMA three years ago.

What ranks and titles have you held? World Champion / Brazilian Champion / Pan American Champion at Jiu-Jitsu, TUF Brazil 3 heavyweight winner

Do you have any heroes? Ayrton Senna

Did you go to college and if so what degree did you earn? Yes I did. I went to study physical education but I didn’t finish my studies.

Ranks in any martial arts styles: Top five in BJJ super heavyweight

Favorite grappling technique: Take the back and submit

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LAS VEGAS, NV - DECEMBER 30: (R-L) Antonio Carlos Junior of Brazil punches Marvin Vettori of Italy in their middleweight bout during the UFC 207 event on December 30, 2016 in Las Vegas, Nevada.  (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)