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Drako Rodriguez
Bantamweight Division • 7-1-0 (W-L-D)

Stats & Records

  • 2
    Wins by Knockout
  • 4
    Wins by Submission
Sig. Str. Landed
Per Min
Sig. Str. Absorbed
Per Min
Takedown avg
Per 15 Min
Submission avg
Per 15 Min
Sig. Str. Defense
Takedown Defense
Knockdown Ratio
Average fight time

Sig. Str. By Position

0 (0 %)
0 (0 %)
0 (0 %)

Sig. Str. by target

0% 0 Head 0% 0 Body 0% 0 Leg

Win By Way

2 (29%)
1 (14%)
4 (57%)


Rochester, United States
Trains at
Red's Boxing
Fighting style
Octagon Debut
Dec. 19, 2020
Q & A

When and why did you start training for fighting? I first started training in 2014 when I was 17 years old because it was always a dream of mine to fight ever since I've seen Anderson Silva fight.

What ranks and titles have you held? I was ranked #1 in the U.S. for amateurs in my weight class. I've held belts for King of the Cage and Victory Fighting.

Do you have any heroes? Jesus Christ and Santa.

What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC? Everything. As a kid I was always picturing it and planning what song I would walk out to and hoping nothing embarrassing happens.

What was your job before you started fighting? Little Caesars and Country Club maintenance 

If any list specific accomplishments in amateur competition? Went 13-0 in MMA and 9-3 in boxing. Competed in the Golden Gloves and Ringside tournaments.

If any, list specific accomplishments in pro competition? 2-0 with 2 KOs in pro boxing.

Favorite grappling technique: Rear naked choke

Favorite Striking technique: Jab and the left hook

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Drako Rodriguez secures a triangle choke submission against Mana Martinez in a bantamweight bout during week six of Dana White's Contender Series season four at UFC APEX on September 08, 2020 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Chris Unger/DWCS LLC/Zuffa LLC)