Emiliano Sordi - Official UFC® Profile
Emiliano
Sordi
16-6-0( W-L-D )
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Fight History

Skill Breakdown

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Record: 16-6-0

Fighter Info

Nickname: He-Man
From: Argentina
Fights Out Of: Rio Cuarto Argentina
Age: 27
Height: 6' 2" ( 187 cm )
Weight: 205 lb ( 93 kg )

Biography

TRAINING: In the morning there are group workouts of grappling, MMA or wrestling, and in the afternoon, pads and physical conditioning.
 
Thoughts on opponent, Ryan Spann? I think he's a great athlete with good physical condition.

When and why did you start training for fighting? I started at age 16 with a group of friends from my neighborhood. Kickboxing was in fashion and we started all together to train. From that moment on I never stopped and I will do it until my dream comes true.

What titles have you held? Jungle Fight in Brazil, PFC in Peru and some kickboxing titles

What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC? Fighting in the UFC is the dream of any fighter in the world. For me, it was very difficult to reach because in Argentina the sport is very new, so my effort must be greater than any athlete to achieve this.

What was your job before you started fighting? Just some temporary jobs. Basically, I was always fighting

Ranks in any martial arts styles: Black belt in kickboxing and purple belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu

Favorite grappling technique: Arm triangle

Favorite Striking technique: High kick

 
  • Pro since 2009

 

  • 11 wins by KO, five by submission (3 Guillotine, RNC, armbar)

 

  • Has won three of his last four and two in a row

 

  • 12 first round finishes

 

  • Holds 2014 win over UFC vet Bubba McDaniel

 

  • Origin of nickname: “I had the same haircut as the cartoon.”

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