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"Smokin"
Shane Young
Featherweight Division • 13-4-0 (W-L-D)

Stats & Records

  • 6
    Wins by Knockout
  • 4
    Wins by Submission
  • 3
    Wins by Decision
Striking accuracy 41% 41%

Striking accuracy

Sig. Strikes Landed
122
Sig. Strikes Attempted
296
Grappling accuracy 33% 33%

Grappling accuracy

Takedowns Landed
2
Takedowns Attempted
6
4.95
Sig. Str. Landed
Per Min
5.07
Sig. Str. Absorbed
Per Min
1.22
Takedown avg
Per 15 Min
0.00
Submission avg
Per 15 Min
53
%
Sig. Str. Defense
64
%
Takedown Defense
0.00
Knockdown Ratio
12:20
Average fight time

Sig. Str. By Position

Standing
104 (85%)
Clinch
18 (15%)
Ground
0 (0%)

Sig. Str. by target

70% 85 Head 20% 25 Body 10% 12 Leg

Win By Way

KO/TKO
6 (46%)
DEC
3 (23%)
SUB
4 (31%)

Event Results

Biography

Status
Active
Hometown
Hawke's Bay, New Zealand
Age
27
Height
68.00
Weight
145.00
Octagon Debut
Nov. 18, 2017
Reach
72.50
Leg reach
39.00
Q & A

When and why did you start training for fighting? I had my first amateur fight in 2011. I wrestled in high school and it seemed like a natural progression.

What ranks and titles have you held? None

Do you have any heroes? Robel Hailu – a great Ethiopian humanitarian and philanthropist who also dabbles in MMA training.

What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC?  I set the goal of reaching the UFC early in my career and this is the culmination of years of hard work.

Did you go to college and if so what degree did you earn? I graduated high school

What was your job before you started fighting? I was a qualified builder and a foreman at Bridge City Building Co.
Ranks in any martial arts styles: BJJ blue belt
Favorite grappling technique: Reverse de la Riva - Kiss of the Dragon
Favorite Striking technique: Half 2