Joby Sanchez - Official UFC® Profile
Joby
Sanchez
11-2-0( W-L-D )
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Fight History

Skill Breakdown

Charts are compiled based on results from 5 fights.
Record: 11-2-0
Summary: Speed

Fighter Info

From: Albuquerque, New Mexico United States
Fights Out Of: Alburquerque, New Mexico United States
Age: 26
Height: 5' 6" ( 167 cm )
Weight: 125 lb ( 56 kg )
Reach 68"
Leg Reach 39"

Media

  1. Dana White's Tuesday Night Contender Series: Joby Sanchez 'I Dominated Most of the Fight'
    Jul 11, 2017 1:24

Striking

Total Attempted Strikes
0
451
29% Successful
133
Types of Successful Strikes
0
133
80% Standing
12%
107
10
16
Striking Defense
65
%
The percentage of total strikes avoided

Grappling

Total Takedowns
0
3
67% Successful
2
Grappling Totals by Type
 
 
Subm.
Passes
Sweeps
1
5
1
Takedown Defense
43
%
The percentage of total takedowns avoided
Result Fighters Event Str TD Sub Pass Method Replay Awards
Win
Joby Sanchez
Aug 22, 2017
25
15
1
2
0
0
4
2
R2 KO/TKO
Win
Joby Sanchez
Jul 11, 2017
22
40
1
2
1
1
2
6
R3 Decision - Unanimous
Loss
Joby Sanchez
Dec 11, 2015
55
40
0
1
0
0
0
0
R2 KO/TKO
Win
Joby Sanchez
Jan 18, 2015
55
58
0
2
0
1
0
4
R3 Decision - Split
Loss
Joby Sanchez
Aug 23, 2014
22
20
9
0
1
0
9
1
R3 Decision - Unanimous

Biography

When and why did you start training for fighting? I started kickboxing at the age of seven, then Kajukenbo at the age of 10.  My dad would watch a lot of boxing on TV, and that’s what got me interested in fighting.

What ranks and titles have you held? None

Do you have any heroes? My parents

What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC? Fighting in the UFC means a lot to me.  It has been a goal of mine since I was 13 and watched Diego Sanchez win the first season of TUF.

Did you go to college and if so what degree did you earn? I attended Central New Mexico Community College and became certified as an EMT. 

What was your job before you started fighting? I currently work part-time as a fitness trainer at a UFC Gym.

Specific accomplishments in amateur competition? New Mexico Jr. Olympic State Champion and New Mexico Wrestling State runner-up.
Specific accomplishments in pro competition? 
XFC open tryout winner. 

Ranks in any martial arts styles: I hold a black belt in Kajukenbo and a blue belt in Gracie Barra Jiu Jitsu.
Favorite grappling technique: 
Armbar
Favorite Striking technique: 
Straight knee

 
• Pro since 2011

• Two first round finishes

• Four wins by submission (D’Arce, 2 RNC, triangle), three by KO - has finished all but three of his wins

• On four fight winning streak

Career

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