Stats & Records
Wins by Knockout
Wins by Submission
- Sig. Strikes Landed
- Sig. Strikes Attempted
- Takedowns Landed
- Takedowns Attempted
- Sig. Str. Defense is the percentage of significant strikes attempted against a fighter that do not land.
- Takedown defense is the percentage of takedowns attempted against a fighter that do not land.
- Knockdown Avg. is the average number of knockdowns per 15 Minutes window.
Sig. Str. By Position
Sig. Str. by target
Win by Method
- Pro since 2012
- Has won 10 of his last 14
- First two pro losses via submission to UFC vet Brian Kelleher
- Five wins by KO, five by submission (5 RNC)
- Two first round finishes
UFC 281 (11/12/22) Arce lost a three round unanimous decision to Montel Jackson
UFC 273 (4/9/22) Arce won a three round unanimous decision over Daniel Santos
UFC Fight Night (11/13/21) Arce was stopped by Song Yadong via strikes at 1:35 of the second round
UFC on ESPN (7/24/21) Arce stopped Andre Ewell via strikes at 3:45 of the second round
UFC 244 (11/2/19) Arce lost a three round split decision to Hakeem Dawodu
UFC Fight Night (5/18/19) Arce knocked out Julian Erosa at 1:49 of the third round
UFC 230 (11/3/18) Arce lost a three round split decision to Sheymon Moraes
UFC Fight Night (6/1/18) Arce submitted Daniel Teymur via rear naked choke at 2:55 of the third round
UFC 220 (1/20/18) Arce won a three round unanimous decision over Dan Ige
Dana White's Contender Series, Season 1
Week 5 (8/8/17) Arce stopped Peter Petties via strikes at 2:39 of the second round
When and why did you start training for fighting? Once I started training in MMA, I got hooked, and I love competing because I want to be the martial artist I can be. I want to be a champion.
What ranks and titles have you held? I am a second-degree MMA black belt under Tiger Schulmann, and I am a 2011 Golden Gloves boxing winner and Ring of Combat bantamweight and featherweight champion.
What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC? A dream come true
Did you go to college and if so what degree did you earn? I went to college for two years, got my associates in business, then just focused on training, fighting and teaching martial arts at the Tiger Schulmann's school in Bayside, Queens.
What was your job before you started fighting? My job has been teaching martial arts. It's the life I live and it's what I love to do.
Specific accomplishments in amateur competition? I accomplished a lot as an amateur: Tri-state kickboxing title, world kickboxing title, 2011 Golden Gloves boxing champion, ROC, Asylum and Helster MMA super lightweight champion, competed in a lot of NAGA tournaments and Grapplers Quest tournaments