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Carlos Candelario prepares to fight Victor Altamirano of Mexico in their flyweight fight during Dana White's Contender Series season five week one at UFC APEX on August 31, 2021 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Chris Unger/Zuffa LLC)
"The Cannon"

Carlos Candelario

Flyweight Division • 8-2-0 (W-L-D)

Stats & Records

  • 2
    Wins by Knockout
  • 3
    Wins by Submission
  • 3
    Wins by Decision
Striking accuracy 47% 47%

Striking accuracy

Sig. Strikes Landed
140
Sig. Strikes Attempted
298
Grappling accuracy 33% 33%

Grappling accuracy

Takedowns Landed
2
Takedowns Attempted
21
3.11
Sig. Str. Landed
Per Min
4.04
Sig. Str. Absorbed
Per Min
2.33
Takedown avg
Per 15 Min
0.33
Submission avg
Per 15 Min
43
%
Sig. Str. Defense
54
%
Takedown Defense
0.00
Knockdown Ratio
15:00
Average fight time

Sig. Str. By Position

Standing
74 (53%)
Clinch
14 (10%)
Ground
52 (37%)

Sig. Str. by target

71% 100 Head 15% 21 Body 14% 19 Leg

Win By Way

KO/TKO
2 (25%)
DEC
3 (38%)
SUB
3 (38%)

Event Results

  • Win

    Taira vs Candelario

    Round
    3
    Time
    5:00
    Method
    Decision - Unanimous

Biography

Status
Active
Hometown
New Britain, United States
Fighting style
Freestyle
Age
30
Height
68.00
Weight
126.00
Octagon Debut
Aug. 01, 2017
Reach
68.00
Leg reach
38.00
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Carlos Candelario battles Tatsuro Taira of Japan in a flyweight fight at UFC APEX on May 14, 2022 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC)