Lando Vannata - Official UFC® Profile
Lando
Vannata
9-2-0( W-L-D )
Fight Night Bonuses: 1 Performance of the Night / 2 Fight of the Night

Fight History

Skill Breakdown

Charts are compiled based on results from 3 fights.
Record: 9-2-0
Summary: Powerful, Athletic, Creative

Fighter Info

Nickname: Groovy
From: Neptune, New Jersey United States
Fights Out Of: Albuquerque, New Mexico United States
Age: 25
Height: 5' 9" ( 175 cm )
Weight: 155 lb ( 70 kg )
Reach 71"
Leg Reach 39"

Striking

Total Attempted Strikes
0
283
45% Successful
126
Types of Successful Strikes
0
126
88% Standing
111
11
4
Striking Defense
48
%
The percentage of total strikes avoided

Grappling

Total Takedowns
0
3
33% Successful
1
Grappling Totals by Type
 
 
Subm.
Passes
Sweeps
0
0
0
Takedown Defense
71
%
The percentage of total takedowns avoided
Result Fighters Event Str TD Sub Pass Method Replay Awards
UPCOMING
Lando Vannata
UFC 216
Oct 7, 2017
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Loss
Lando Vannata
Mar 4, 2017
76
90
1
2
0
0
0
0
R3 Decision - Unanimous
Fight of the Night
Win
Lando Vannata
Dec 10, 2016
11
10
0
0
0
0
0
0
R1 KO/TKO
Performance of the Night
Loss
Lando Vannata
Jul 13, 2016
66
40
0
0
3
0
0
0
R2 Submission
Fight of the Night

Biography

TRAINING: A typical day of training either consists of a lot of live grappling, sparring and wrestling, or extensive technique and lower intensity work. 

When and why did you start training for fighting? 2006 at the age of thirteen, because I decided that's what I wanted to do with my life.

 What ranks and titles have you held? None

Do you have any heroes? Heroes? No. Inspirations? Yes.

What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC? That I'm seeing my years of dedication pay off and my most precious dreams unfold.

Did you go to college and if so what degree did you earn? Wrestled for the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga for a single semester before dropping out and bee-lining my way to Jackson/Wink.

What was your job before you started fighting? Subway Sandwich Artist.

Ranks in any martial arts styles: BJJ Purple Belt (2012)

Favorite grappling technique: Super Duck

Favorite Striking technique: Sidekicks
• Pro since 2012

• Four wins by KO, four by submission (2 RNC, 1 arm triangle, 1 undisclosed choke)

• Seven first round finishes

• Origin of nickname – “Created by Cub Swanson, December 2015, in a Palm Springs IHOP.”

Career

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