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Sara McMann

#9 Women's Bantamweight Division • 12-6-0 (W-L-D)

Stats & Records

  • 2
    Wins by Knockout
  • 4
    Wins by Submission
  • 6
    Wins by Decision
Striking accuracy 46% 46%

Striking accuracy

Sig. Strikes Landed
386
Sig. Strikes Attempted
844
Grappling accuracy 65% 65%

Grappling accuracy

Takedowns Landed
Takedowns Attempted
75
2.32
Sig. Str. Landed
Per Min
1.94
Sig. Str. Absorbed
Per Min
4.41
Takedown avg
Per 15 Min
0.54
Submission avg
Per 15 Min
48
%
Sig. Str. Defense
50
%
Takedown Defense
0.09
Knockdown Ratio
10:25
Average fight time

Sig. Str. By Position

Standing
146 (38%)
Clinch
82 (21%)
Ground
158 (41%)

Sig. Str. by target

62% 238 Head 24% 94 Body 14% 54 Leg

Win By Way

KO/TKO
2 (17%)
DEC
6 (50%)
SUB
4 (33%)

Event Results

  • Win

    McMann vs Lansberg

    Round
    3
    Time
    5:00
    Method
    DEC
  • Win

    McMann vs Reneau

    Round
    2
    Time
    03:42
    Method
    SUB

Biography

Status
Active
Hometown
Takoma Park, United States
Trains at
Team Alpha Male (Urijah Faber's Ultimate Fitness)
Age
40
Height
66.00
Weight
136.00
Octagon Debut
Apr. 27, 2013
Reach
66.00
Leg reach
37.00
Q & A

TRAINING: My camp has been much more intense, with a specific focus on the shift from constant grind pace to explosive pace and vice versa. It is very similar to the way I trained for wrestling as far as cardio goes.

When and why did you start training for fighting? July 2009

Do you have any heroes? Marcelo Garcia, John Smith

What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC? It is an awesome opportunity to show the work I’ve been putting into MMA

Did you go to college and if so what degree did you earn? Undergrad - Lock Haven University with a theatre degree. Grad school - Gardner-Webb University, Master's in mental health counseling.

What was your job before you started fighting? Wrestler for US Olympic team

Specific accomplishments in amateur competition? 2004 Olympic Silver Medal winner in women’s freestyle wrestling

Favorite grappling technique: RNC

Favorite striking technique: Headkick

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Sara McMann rests backstage in the locker room during the UFC Fight Night event at Bridgestone Arena on August 8, 2015 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by Mike Roach/Zuffa LLC)
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Sara McMann attempts to submit Lina Lansberg of Sweden in their women's bantamweight bout during the UFC Fight Night event at PNC Arena on January 25, 2020 in Raleigh, North Carolina. (Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC)