Leonardo
Santos
15-4-1( W-L-D )
Fight Night Bonuses: 1 Performance of the Night

Fight History

Skill Breakdown

Charts are compiled based on results from 5 fights.
Record: 15-4-1
Summary: Jiu-Jitsu specialist, good cardio, excellent submissions

Fighter Info

From: Rio de Janeiro Brazil
Fights Out Of: Campos, Rio de Janeiro Brazil
Age: 36
Height: 6' 0" ( 182 cm )
Weight: 155 lb ( 70 kg )
Reach 75"
Leg Reach 42"

Striking

Total Attempted Strikes
0
304
42% Successful
128
Types of Successful Strikes
0
128
71% Standing
25%
91
5
32
Striking Defense
62
%
The percentage of total strikes avoided

Grappling

Total Takedowns
0
19
26% Successful
5
Grappling Totals by Type
 
 
Subm.
Passes
Sweeps
2
11
0
Takedown Defense
87
%
The percentage of total takedowns avoided
Result Fighters Event Str TD Sub Pass Method Replay Awards
UPCOMING
Leonardo Santos
UFC 199: Rockhold vs Weidman 2
Jun 4, 2016
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Win
Leonardo Santos
Dec 12, 2015
32
10
1
0
0
0
1
0
R1 KO/TKO
Performance of the Night
Win
Leonardo Santos
Mar 21, 2015
12
14
1
0
1
0
2
0
R2 Submission
Win
Leonardo Santos
Sep 13, 2014
36
43
2
0
0
0
6
0
R3 Decision - Unanimous
DRAW
Leonardo Santos
Mar 23, 2014
26
37
0
0
0
0
0
0
R3 Decision - Majority
Leonardo Santos
Jun 8, 2013
35
22
2
1
0
1
0
2
R2 Submission

Biography

TRAINING: In the morning, workouts are usually very strong and it is my strongest training too. In the afternoon, I do technical training.
 
When and why did you start training for fighting? I started training in 2006. At this time I was already the number one lightweight in jiu-jitsu and I was looking for new challenges.
 
What ranks and titles have you held? 7x Jiu-Jitsu World Champion, fourth-degree black belt in BJJ, TUF Brazil 2 winner
 
Do you have any heroes? My Father
 
What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC? A new life
 
 
 
Did you go to college and if so what degree did you earn? Yes, but I just studied for one year.
 
What was your job before you started fighting? Teaching Jiu-Jitsu
 
Favorite grappling technique: Arm lock
 
Favorite striking technique: Knee
 
• Pro since 2002
 
• Lost pro debut to Takanori Gomi via majority decision in Shooto
 
• Has 9-1-1 record in his last 11 bouts
 
• Nine wins by submission (5 arm triangle, 3 RNC, triangle), two by KO
 
• Ten first round finishes
 
• Last pre-TUF win was 75 second submission of UFC vet Mark Holst

Career

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