Paul
Kelly
12-4-0( W-L-D )

Fight History

Skill Breakdown

Charts are compiled based on results from 9 fights.
Record: 12-4-0
Summary: Very tough and physically strong with good ground and pound

Fighter Info

Nickname: Tellys
From: Liverpool England
Age: 30
Height: 5' 9" ( 175 cm )
Weight: 155 lb ( 70 kg )

Striking

Total Attempted Strikes
0
856
38% Successful
325
Types of Successful Strikes
0
325
34% Standing
14%
51% Ground
112
46
167
Striking Defense
60
%
The percentage of total strikes avoided

Grappling

Total Takedowns
0
15
60% Successful
9
Grappling Totals by Type
 
 
Subm.
Passes
Sweeps
10
17
9
Takedown Defense
31
%
The percentage of total takedowns avoided
Result Fighters Event Str TD Sub Pass Method Replay
Loss
Donald Cerrone Feb 5, 2011
37 3 1 7 R2 Submission
Paul Kelly 22 0 2 0
Win
Paul Kelly Nov 20, 2010
44 1 0 1 R2 KO/TKO
TJ O'Brien 32 1 0 2
Loss
Paul Kelly Aug 1, 2010
24 0 2 3 R3 Decision - Unanimous
Jacob Volkmann 32 6 2 11
Win
Paul Kelly Apr 10, 2010
47 0 3 4 R2 Submission
Matt Veach 4 1 2 3
Loss
Dennis Siver Nov 14, 2009
38 0 0 0 R2 KO/TKO
Paul Kelly 12 1 0 1
Win
Paul Kelly Jun 13, 2009
32 1 2 4 R3 Decision - Unanimous
Rolando Delgado 14 1 3 3
Win
Paul Kelly
UFC 95: Sanchez vs. Stevenson
Feb 21, 2009
71 2 0 0 R3 Decision - Unanimous
Troy Mandaloniz 38 4 0 5
Loss
Marcus Davis Oct 18, 2008
25 1 1 2 R2 Submission
Paul Kelly 3 1 1 0
Win
Paul Kelly Jan 19, 2008
70 3 0 4 R3 Decision - Unanimous
Paul Taylor 43 1 3 1

Biography

TRAINING: Run at 6-7am, pads 10 - 10:30am, straight into wrestling and ground till 1. Then strength and conditioning at 2:30pm in Extreme Strength and Conditioning in Manchester for 1 hour 40 mins. Then race back for 8 to 10 rounds of sparing back at Kaobon with a stable of top quality fighters like Terry Etim, Paul Taylor, Mark Scanlon, Paul Sass, the list goes on and on.


When and why did you start training for fighting? I was beaten up quite badly in the town centre one night and decided that it wouldn’t happen again. The Wolfslair guys are friends of mine and that’s pretty much it. I finally found what I was meant to do. I went six fights and stopped them all in a couple of minutes. I also became close friends with Mike Bisping and almost got on TUF 3 so I have been waiting for this day for a while. Now that I am here I intend to stay. I love the UFC.

Do you have any heroes? What can I say? Wanderlei Silva, ‘The Axe Murderer’. I love his style - he puts it all on the table, just like me

What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC? I have been around the UFC for a while now. They finally gave me a chance and it means everything for me. I love the organisation and as one of their biggest fans, it’s a dream to be taking part in this.

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

What was your job before you started fighting? I worked for my father in his cake shop; you have to diet a lot in this sport and being surrounded by cakes ain’t good.

Specific accomplishments in pro competition? I fought on a lot of U.K shows all over the country. I had a couple of title shots coming up, but the UFC came along, so here I am.

Favorite grappling technique: arm triangle

Favorite Striking technique: flying knee

Career

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