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"The Monster"

Kyle Nelson

Featherweight Division • 13-4-0 (W-L-D)

Stats & Records

  • 5
    Wins by Knockout
  • 4
    Wins by Submission
  • 4
    Wins by Decision
Striking accuracy 42% 42%

Striking accuracy

Sig. Strikes Landed
114
Sig. Strikes Attempted
273
Grappling accuracy 13% 13%

Grappling accuracy

Takedowns Landed
2
Takedowns Attempted
16
3.63
Sig. Str. Landed
Per Min
6.82
Sig. Str. Absorbed
Per Min
0.96
Takedown avg
Per 15 Min
1.91
Submission avg
Per 15 Min
48
%
Sig. Str. Defense
60
%
Takedown Defense
0.00
Knockdown Ratio
07:51
Average fight time

Sig. Str. By Position

Standing
88 (77%)
Clinch
23 (20%)
Ground
3 (3%)

Sig. Str. by target

68% 78 Head 27% 31 Body 4% 5 Leg

Win By Way

KO/TKO
5 (38%)
DEC
4 (31%)
SUB
4 (31%)

Event Results

  • Win

    Quarantillo vs Nelson

    Round
    3
    Time
    00:08
    Method
    KO/TKO
  • Win

    Reyes vs Nelson

    Round
    1
    Time
    1:36
    Method
    KO/TKO
  • Win

    Nelson vs Sayles

    Round
    3
    Time
    03:16
    Method
    SUB

Biography

Status
Active
Hometown
Huntsville, Canada
Age
30
Height
71.00
Weight
145.50
Octagon Debut
Dec. 08, 2018
Reach
71.00
Leg reach
41.00
Q & A

When and why did you start training for fighting? I started training when I was 14. I originally wanted to be a boxer but the only gym I could find was kickboxing and Jiu-Jitsu

What ranks and titles have you held? Elite One featherweight champion. Purple belt in Jiu-Jitsu

Do you have any heroes? I have always looked up to George St Pierre, not only as an MMA fighter, but as a martial artist.

What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC? To fight in the UFC means that all the years of training and sacrifice are paying off.

What was your job before you started fighting? A lot of jobs: personal training, construction, a little bit of everything.