Paulo
Thiago
15-8-0( W-L-D )

Fight History

Skill Breakdown

Charts are compiled based on results from 13 fights.
Record: 15-8-0
Summary: Very focused, strong chin

Fighter Info

From: Brasilia Brazil
Fights Out Of: Brasilia Brazil
Age: 33
Height: 5' 11" ( 180 cm )
Weight: 170 lb ( 77 kg )

Striking

Total Attempted Strikes
0
649
39% Successful
254
Types of Successful Strikes
0
254
59% Standing
29%
12%
151
73
30
Striking Defense
64
%
The percentage of total strikes avoided

Grappling

Total Takedowns
0
44
32% Successful
14
Grappling Totals by Type
 
 
Subm.
Passes
Sweeps
12
19
3
Takedown Defense
64
%
The percentage of total takedowns avoided
Result Fighters Event Str TD Sub Pass Method Replay
Loss
Paulo Thiago Sep 13, 2014
36 0 0 0 R3 Decision - Unanimous
Sean Spencer 63 1 0 5
Loss
Paulo Thiago May 31, 2014
42 1 0 0 R3 Decision - Unanimous
Gasan Umalatov 24 1 0 1
Loss
Paulo Thiago Nov 9, 2013
5 1 0 0 R1 Submission
Brandon Thatch 12 0 0 0
Win
Paulo Thiago May 18, 2013
46 2 0 4 R3 Decision - Unanimous
Michel Prazeres 30 3 0 0
Loss
Dong Hyun Kim Nov 10, 2012
22 3 2 3 R3 Decision - Unanimous
Paulo Thiago 2 0 0 0
Loss
Paulo Thiago Apr 14, 2012
0 0 0 0 R1 KO/TKO
Siyar Bahadurzada 3 0 0 0
Win
Paulo Thiago Aug 27, 2011
19 6 1 5 R3 Decision - Unanimous
David Mitchell 23 0 0 0
Loss
Diego Sanchez Oct 23, 2010
48 2 0 7 R3 Decision - Unanimous
Paulo Thiago 36 1 4 1
Loss
Paulo Thiago Jun 12, 2010
13 1 1 1 R3 Decision - Unanimous
Martin Kampmann 24 1 3 4
Win
Paulo Thiago Feb 6, 2010
9 0 1 1 R2 Submission
Mike Swick 7 1 0 0
Win
Paulo Thiago Nov 21, 2009
34 2 0 7 R3 Decision - Unanimous
Jacob Volkmann 16 1 1 2
Loss
Jon Fitch Jul 11, 2009
15 4 1 4 R3 Decision - Unanimous
Paulo Thiago 5 0 5 0
Win
Paulo Thiago
UFC 95: Sanchez vs. Stevenson
Feb 21, 2009
7 0 0 0 R1 KO/TKO
Josh Koscheck 8 0 0 0

Biography

TRAINING: I cycle one hour to the gym in the morning, then I have a two-hour training session. After that I cycle another hour back home. In the evenings I do another training session for one hour. I do this routine from Monday to Friday, and on Saturday morning I do an extra hour.

 

When and why did you start training for fighting? Judo at age of 5. I was inspired by my older brother.

 

What ranks and titles have you held? Storm, 4 Time Jungle Fight Champion, Conquista Fight, Capital Fight And Brasilia Gp. 6 Time Brasilia Jiu-Jitsu Champion; 5 Time Jiu-Jitsu State Champion; jiu-jitsu black belt under Ataide Jr.

Do you have any heroes? No

What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC? A dream come true

Did you go to college and if so what degree did you earn? No

What was your job before you started fighting? I`m still a police officer (special operations)

Favorite grappling technique: Leglock

Favorite striking technique: High kick

  • Member of Brazilian special operations police force

 

  • Eight wins by submission (three by arm triangle, one each by rear naked, triangle, guillotine, anaconda, D’Arce)

 

  • Two of last six wins by KO

 

  • Win over Koscheck was one of the biggest knockouts and upsets of 2009

Career

Key Opponents

Josh Koscheck
Josh Koscheck
19-8-0
( W-L-D )
David Mitchell
David Mitchell
12-4-0
( W-L-D )

Key Fights

Result
Opponent
Event
Replay
Win
Mike Swick UFC® 109 RELENTLESS
Win
Mike Swick UFC® 109 RELENTLESS

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