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"The Spartan"
Martin Day
Bantamweight Division • 8-5-0 (W-L-D)

Stats & Records

  • 3
    Wins by Knockout
  • 2
    Wins by Submission
  • 3
    Wins by Decision
Striking accuracy 54% 54%

Striking accuracy

Sig. Strikes Landed
100
Sig. Strikes Attempted
184
Grappling accuracy 100% 100%

Grappling accuracy

Takedowns Landed
1
Takedowns Attempted
1
6.67
Sig. Str. Landed
Per Min
6.40
Sig. Str. Absorbed
Per Min
1.00
Takedown avg
Per 15 Min
2.00
Submission avg
Per 15 Min
59
%
Sig. Str. Defense
86
%
Takedown Defense
1.00
Knockdown Ratio
15:00
Average fight time

Sig. Str. By Position

Standing
82 (82%)
Clinch
4 (4%)
Ground
14 (14%)

Sig. Str. by target

54% 54 Head 38% 38 Body 8% 8 Leg

Win By Way

KO/TKO
3 (38%)
DEC
3 (38%)
SUB
2 (25%)

Event Results

  • Win

    Day vs dos Santos

    Round
    1
    Time
    04:35
    Method
    SUB
  • Win

    Day vs Alvarez

    Round
    3
    Time
    05:00
    Method
    DEC

Biography

Status
Active
Hometown
Nagoya, Japan
Age
32
Height
70.00
Weight
135.00
Octagon Debut
Aug. 15, 2017
Reach
73.50
Leg reach
40.50
Q & A

When and why did you start training for fighting? I started training when I was 13 because I love martial arts 

What ranks and titles have you held? Destiny Promotions 135-pound kickboxing title 

Do you have any heroes? My parents 

What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC? It means everything; this goal is my main driving force and motivator. 

What was your job before you started fighting? Taekwondo instructor 

Specific accomplishments in amateur competition? Amateur Hawaii Kickboxing title at 145, amateur Hawaii MMA title at 135.  

Ranks in any martial arts styles: 4th Degree Taekwondo black belt 

Favorite grappling technique: The one that makes my opponent tap

Favorite Striking technique: Spinning stuff 

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Martin Day reacts after the conclusion of his bantamweight bout against Liu Pingyuan during the UFC Fight Night event inside Cadillac Arena on November 24, 2018 in Beijing, China. (Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images)