Mike
Rio
9-4-0( W-L-D )

Fight History

Skill Breakdown

Charts are compiled based on results from 4 fights.
Record: 9-4-0
Summary: Wrestling, grappling

Fighter Info

Nickname: The Wolverine
From: Miami, FL USA
Fights Out Of: Miami, FL USA
Age: 33
Height: 5' 10" ( 177 cm )
Weight: 155 lb ( 70 kg )

Striking

Total Attempted Strikes
0
124
40% Successful
49
Types of Successful Strikes
0
49
59% Standing
39% Clinch
29
19
1
Striking Defense
53
%
The percentage of total strikes avoided

Grappling

Total Takedowns
0
18
28% Successful
5
Grappling Totals by Type
 
 
Subm.
Passes
Sweeps
2
5
0
Takedown Defense
0
%
The percentage of total takedowns avoided
Result Fighters Event Str TD Sub Pass Method Replay
Loss
Daron Cruickshank Jan 25, 2014
46 1 1 1 R2 KO/TKO
Mike Rio 10 0 1 0
Loss
Tony Ferguson Oct 19, 2013
5 0 1 0 R1 Submission
Mike Rio 4 0 0 0
Loss
Francisco Trinaldo May 18, 2013
5 1 1 1 R1 Submission
Mike Rio 5 1 0 0
Win
Mike Rio Dec 15, 2012
30 4 1 5 R3 Submission
John Cofer 31 0 0 1

Biography

TRAINING: It's 2 and 3 a days nonstop, but I make sure to get a lot of rest in between

When and why did you start training for fighting? I started training in 2006. I wasn't really looking to fight, I just fell into it and it fit naturally with my desire to compete.

What ranks and titles have you held? 2 time NAIA Champion in Wrestling

Do you have any heroes? My mother and my little brothers and sisters

What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC? It means everything to me. My life has completely changed. It was my ultimate goal - my life will never be the same. I am living my dream.

Did you go to college and if so what degree did you earn?
I attended Lidenwood University but did not finish

What was your job before you started fighting? I was a bouncer at a club on Miami Beach

Favorite grappling technique: My double leg of doom

Favorite striking technique:
My wind up tornado punch
•    Pro since 2008

•    Only pre-UFC loss is to UFC vet Efrain Escudero

•    Six first round finishes

•    Four wins by KO, four by submission

•    Team Cruz member on TUF 15

Career

Key Opponents

John Cofer
John Cofer
7-4-0
( W-L-D )

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