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Luis Pajuelo

Featherweight Division

8-2-0 (W-L-D)

7

Wins by Knockout

4

First Round Finishes

Luis Pajuelo

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Learn more about Luis Pajuelo's UFC history, fighter facts, and Q&A below.

Status
Active
Place of Birth
Tingo Maria, Peru
Fighting style
MMA
Age
29
Height
70.00
Weight
145.00
Octagon Debut
Mar. 23, 2024
Reach
69.50
Leg reach
39.50
  • Pro since 2019

     
  • Seven wins by KO

     
  • Four first-round finishes

     
  • Reported 6-1 amateur record

UFC on ESPN (3/23/24) Pajuelo was submitted by Fernando Padilla via D'Arce choke at 2:45 of the first round 

 

Dana White's Contender Series, Season 7

Episode three (8/22/23) Pajuelo stopped Robbie Ring via strikes at 3:43 of the first round

When and why did you start training to fight? I started training because I liked fights from a very young age, when I saw fights on my TV.

What ranks and titles have you had? National champion in boxing, amateur MMA champion

Do you have any heroes? Conor McGregor, Jon Jones

What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC? Entering the UFC will be a new start in my life; it's what I've been waiting for all this time. I want to give my family everything it deserves.

Did you go to college and if so what degree did you earn? N/A

What was your job before you started fighting? I was a barber.

Specific accomplishments in amateur competition? National boxing champion, amateur MMA champion

Favorite grappling technique: Guillotine

Favorite striking technique: Right hook