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Welterweight Division

Active

"Dead Game"

Pete Rodriguez

Welterweight Division

4-1-0 (W-L-D)

4

Wins by Knockout

Pete Rodriguez

athlete record

Event Results

Info

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

Status
Active
Hometown
Tucson, United States
Trains at
Dominate Fitness and MMA
Fighting style
Jiu-Jitsu
Age
25
Height
69.00
Weight
170.50
Octagon Debut
Jan. 22, 2022
Reach
71.00
Leg reach
39.00

Fighter Facts

  • Pro since 2020
     
  • All four wins by first-round knockout
     
  • Wins in 10, 41, 85 seconds
     
  • Longest fight prior to UFC debut was 2:21

 

UFC History

UFC 270 (1/22/22) Rodriguez was stopped by Jack Della Maddalena via TKO (strikes) at 2:59 of the first round

 

Q&A

When and why did you start training for fighting? I started doing jiu-jitsu when I was eight years old and didn’t start my MMA career until I got out of high school. Fighting has always been in my family.
What ranks and titles have you held? Three amateur belts
Do you have any heroes? I can’t say I have one specific hero, but my family is all one hero to me.
What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC? It’s everything we’ve been working for and we’re finally here. Years of discipline, years of hard work and I’m ready to let them know who Pete “Dead Game” Rodriguez is.
What was your job before you started fighting? Construction
Specific accomplishments in amateur competition? Ranked #1 in Arizona
Favorite grappling technique: Top half-guard
Favorite Striking technique: Cutting corners using my footwork