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Raphael Assuncao

Bantamweight Division • 27-9-0 (W-L-D)

Stats & Records

  • 4
    Wins by Knockout
  • 10
    Wins by Submission
  • 13
    Wins by Decision
Striking accuracy 41% 41%

Striking accuracy

Sig. Strikes Landed
867
Sig. Strikes Attempted
2131
Grappling accuracy 39% 39%

Grappling accuracy

Takedowns Landed
13
Takedowns Attempted
67
3.20
Sig. Str. Landed
Per Min
2.34
Sig. Str. Absorbed
Per Min
1.44
Takedown avg
Per 15 Min
0.28
Submission avg
Per 15 Min
68
%
Sig. Str. Defense
78
%
Takedown Defense
0.17
Knockdown Ratio
12:19
Average fight time

Sig. Str. By Position

Standing
694 (80%)
Clinch
93 (11%)
Ground
80 (9%)

Sig. Str. by target

53% 459 Head 17% 145 Body 30% 263 Leg

Win By Way

KO/TKO
4 (15%)
DEC
13 (48%)
SUB
10 (37%)

Event Results

Biography

Status
Active
Hometown
Recife, Brazil
Trains at
Ascensino MMA
Age
39
Height
65.50
Weight
136.00
Octagon Debut
Mar. 19, 2011
Reach
66.50
Leg reach
38.50
Q & A

When and why did you start training for fighting? I started training in 2000, influenced by my cousin Gustavo Oliveira and legend Royce Gracie

What ranks and titles have you held? BJJ black belt/ Pan American champion/ Shotokan 2004 champion

Do you have any heroes? God

What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC? It means a lot to be part of such a high level (the biggest in the world) fighting organization. It’s the biggest in the world and it keeps me focused and motivated.

What was your job before you started fighting? BJJ instructor

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