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"Moggly"

Gabriel Benitez

Lightweight Division • 22-9-0 (W-L-D)

Stats & Records

  • 8
    Wins by Knockout
  • 10
    Wins by Submission
  • 4
    Wins by Decision
Striking accuracy 42% 42%

Striking accuracy

Sig. Strikes Landed
278
Sig. Strikes Attempted
656
Grappling accuracy 100% 100%

Grappling accuracy

Takedowns Landed
1
Takedowns Attempted
1
4.23
Sig. Str. Landed
Per Min
2.60
Sig. Str. Absorbed
Per Min
0.23
Takedown avg
Per 15 Min
1.60
Submission avg
Per 15 Min
73
%
Sig. Str. Defense
56
%
Takedown Defense
0.46
Knockdown Ratio
09:23
Average fight time

Sig. Str. By Position

Standing
248 (89%)
Clinch
8 (3%)
Ground
22 (8%)

Sig. Str. by target

55% 153 Head 24% 68 Body 21% 57 Leg

Win By Way

KO/TKO
8 (36%)
DEC
4 (18%)
SUB
10 (45%)

Event Results

Biography

Status
Active
Hometown
Tijuana, Mexico
Trains at
AKA (American Kickboxing Academy) San Jose
Fighting style
Striker
Age
32
Height
68.00
Weight
145.00
Octagon Debut
Nov. 15, 2014
Reach
71.00
Leg reach
40.50
Q & A

When and why did you start training for fighting? When I was 18 years old

What ranks and titles have you held? UWC 155 champion, XFL 155 Champion, XK 155 Champion, LFM 155 Champion

Do you have any heroes? My Dad

What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC? It’s the dream of every fighter…

What was your job before you started fighting? I was a promoter for a soda company. I went to the supermarkets and arranged product.

Favorite grappling technique: Guillotine

Favorite Striking technique: Flying knees

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SANTIAGO, CHILE - MAY 19:  (R-L) Gabriel Benitez of Mexico celebrates after knocking out Humberto Bandenay of Peru with a slam to the mat in their featherweight bout during the UFC Fight Night event at Movistar Arena on May 19, 2018 in Santiago, Chile. (P
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