Justin
Salas
12-6-0( W-L-D )

Fight History

Skill Breakdown

Charts are compiled based on results from 6 fights.
Record: 12-6-0
Summary: Striking, wrestling, stamina

Fighter Info

Nickname: J-Bomb
From: Green River, WY USA
Fights Out Of: Green River, WY USA
Age: 32
Height: 5' 8" ( 172 cm )
Weight: 155 lb ( 70 kg )

Striking

Total Attempted Strikes
0
388
43% Successful
168
Types of Successful Strikes
0
168
67% Standing
21%
13%
112
35
21
Striking Defense
71
%
The percentage of total strikes avoided

Grappling

Total Takedowns
0
38
18% Successful
7
Grappling Totals by Type
 
 
Subm.
Passes
Sweeps
0
2
0
Takedown Defense
0
%
The percentage of total takedowns avoided
Result Fighters Event Str TD Sub Pass Method Replay
Loss
Justin Salas Jul 16, 2014
35 0 0 0 R2 KO/TKO
Joe Proctor 25 0 0 0
Win
Justin Salas May 10, 2014
20 0 0 0 R1 KO/TKO
Ben Wall 4 0 0 0
Loss
Thiago Tavares Nov 9, 2013
7 1 1 2 R1 Submission
Justin Salas 4 0 0 1
Win
Aaron Riley Jul 27, 2013
26 0 0 0 R3 Decision - Split
Justin Salas 54 3 0 0
Loss
Tim Means Jun 8, 2012
26 0 0 0 R1 KO/TKO
Justin Salas 5 0 0 0
Win
Anton Kuivanen Feb 15, 2012
38 0 0 0 R3 Decision - Unanimous
Justin Salas 50 4 0 1

Biography

TRAINING: A typical day of training consists of one live practice a day, one reps session or conditioning session a day. Each day brings different styles and focuses on an area of my game, but my whole life revolves around MMA.

What ranks and titles have you held?
Victory Fighting Lightweight Champion, Fight to Win Lightweight Champion, Full Force Lightweight Champion

Do you have any heroes?
Dan Gable, Cael Sanderson

What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC?
It is a dream come true. This is why I got into this sport. I want to fight the toughest guys in the world and the UFC is where that can happen.

Did you go to college and if so what degree did you earn?
I wrestled for the University of Wyoming 2000-2003, never finished school. I cut my collegiate career short to pursue MMA

What was your job before you started fighting?
Worked in the Trona Mines in Green River, Wyoming

Specific accomplishments in amateur competition?
2x WY H.S. State Champion wrestler, 2x H.S. All-American, Dave Schultz H.S. Hall of Fame award, NCAA D1 Varsity wrestler

Ranks in any martial arts styles:
Blue Belt in BJJ

Favorite grappling technique:
Ground and pound

Favorite striking technique:
Elbows

•    Pro since 2006

•    Four wins by KO, three by submission

•    Has won eight of his last 11

•    Last two pre-UFC wins were against Rob Emerson and Joe Ellenberger

Career

Key Opponents

Anton Kuivanen
Anton Kuivanen
17-6-0
( W-L-D )

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