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"Spartan"
Geraldo de Freitas Jr.
Bantamweight Division • 12-5-0 (W-L-D)

Stats & Records

  • 4
    Wins by Knockout
  • 5
    Wins by Submission
  • 3
    Wins by Decision
Striking accuracy 47% 47%

Striking accuracy

Sig. Strikes Landed
89
Sig. Strikes Attempted
188
Grappling accuracy 50% 50%

Grappling accuracy

Takedowns Landed
6
Takedowns Attempted
16
2.97
Sig. Str. Landed
Per Min
2.30
Sig. Str. Absorbed
Per Min
4.00
Takedown avg
Per 15 Min
0.00
Submission avg
Per 15 Min
50
%
Sig. Str. Defense
60
%
Takedown Defense
0.00
Knockdown Ratio
15:00
Average fight time

Sig. Str. By Position

Standing
71 (80%)
Clinch
15 (17%)
Ground
3 (3%)

Sig. Str. by target

64% 57 Head 27% 24 Body 9% 8 Leg

Win By Way

KO/TKO
4 (33%)
DEC
3 (25%)
SUB
5 (42%)

Event Results

  • Win

    de Freitas Jr. vs Gravely

    Round
    3
    Time
    05:00
    Method
    DEC
  • Win

    de Freitas Jr. vs Gutierrez

    Round
    3
    Time
    5:00
    Method
    DEC
  • Win

    de Freitas Jr. vs Colares

    Round
    3
    Time
    5:00
    Method
    DEC

Biography

Status
Active
Hometown
Conselheiro Lafaiete, Brazil
Age
29
Height
67.50
Weight
135.00
Octagon Debut
Feb. 02, 2019
Reach
72.50
Leg reach
39.00
Q & A

When and why did you start training for fighting? At 18. I dreamed of being a professional fighter since I was a child.

What ranks and titles have you held? Shooto Brazilian bantamweight champion

Do you have any heroes? My mom and Jesus.

What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC? The opportunity for a better life for me and for those around me.

Did you go to college and if so what degree did you earn? I went, but did not finish. I stopped in the first year.

What was your job before you started fighting? Security, waiter, bartender.

Ranks in any martial arts styles: Black belt of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and wrestling

Favorite grappling technique: Armlock 

Favorite Striking technique: Inverted Omoplata

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FORTALEZA, BRAZIL - FEBRUARY 02: (L-R) Geraldo de Freitas Jr. of Brazil punches Felipe Colares of Brazil in their featherweight fight during the UFC Fight Night event at CFO Centro de Formacao Olimpica on February 2, 2019 in Fortaleza, Brazil. (Photo by Buda Mendes/Zuffa LLC)