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"Slo-Mike"
Mike Rodriguez
Light Heavyweight Division • 11-5-0 (W-L-D)

Stats & Records

  • 8
    Wins by Knockout
  • 2
    Wins by Submission
Striking accuracy 69% 69%

Striking accuracy

Sig. Strikes Landed
75
Sig. Strikes Attempted
108
4.17
Sig. Str. Landed
Per Min
3.56
Sig. Str. Absorbed
Per Min
0.00
Takedown avg
Per 15 Min
0.00
Submission avg
Per 15 Min
29
%
Sig. Str. Defense
42
%
Takedown Defense
1.67
Knockdown Ratio
09:00
Average fight time

Sig. Str. By Position

Standing
27 (36%)
Clinch
32 (43%)
Ground
16 (21%)

Sig. Str. by target

56% 42 Head 39% 29 Body 5% 4 Leg

Win By Way

KO/TKO
8 (80%)
DEC
0 (0%)
SUB
2 (20%)

Event Results

  • Win

    Herman vs Rodriguez

    Round
    3
    Time
    05:00
    Method
    SUB
  • Win

    Prachnio vs Rodriguez

    Round
    1
    Time
    02:16
    Method
    KO/TKO
  • Jung vs Rodriguez

    Round
    1
    Time
    1:04
    Method
    KO/TKO

Biography

Status
Active
Hometown
Dorchester, United States
Fighting style
Muay Thai
Age
31
Height
76.00
Weight
205.00
Octagon Debut
Aug. 08, 2017
Reach
82.50
Leg reach
45.50
Q & A

TRAINING: Grappling and mitts in the morning and wrestling or lifting at night.

When and why did you start training for fighting? I started training my junior year of high school after knocking out a kid in the school cafeteria. While I was suspended, a teacher introduced MMA to me. I started training because my teacher encouraged me to train and fight. I just happened to fall in love with it as well.

What ranks and titles have you held? Blue belt in jiu-jitsu

Do you have any heroes? Steve Maze, Joe Lauzon, Kenny Quon, Joe Pompfret, Frank Camisa, Chris Palmquist

What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC? Fighting in the UFC would be a dream come true. All the hard work paid off.

Did you go to college and if so what degree did you earn? I’m currently in school now to get my bachelor’s in Liberal Arts

What was your job before you started fighting? I use to bartend and I was a security guard.

Specific accomplishments in amateur competition? I won the Cage Titans amateur Middleweight Title and three Knockout of the Night awards

Specific accomplishments in pro competition? Fastest knockout in CES history and I’m known as “the busiest man in CES” because I fought 15 months straight.

Favorite grappling technique: D’Arce

Favorite Striking technique: Jab