Leonardo
Santos
13-4-1( W-L-D )

Fight History

Skill Breakdown

Charts are compiled based on results from 3 fights.
Record: 13-4-1
Summary: Jiu-Jitsu specialist, good cardio, excellent submissions

Fighter Info

From: Rio de Janeiro Brazil
Fights Out Of: Campos, Rio de Janeiro Brazil
Age: 34
Height: 6' 0" ( 182 cm )
Weight: 155 lb ( 70 kg )

Striking

Total Attempted Strikes
0
217
39% Successful
84
Types of Successful Strikes
0
84
73% Standing
21%
61
5
18
Striking Defense
59
%
The percentage of total strikes avoided

Grappling

Total Takedowns
0
16
19% Successful
3
Grappling Totals by Type
 
 
Subm.
Passes
Sweeps
1
8
0
Takedown Defense
83
%
The percentage of total takedowns avoided
Result Fighters Event Str TD Sub Pass Method Replay
Win
Leonardo Santos Sep 13, 2014
36 2 0 6 R3 Decision - Unanimous
Efrain Escudero 43 0 0 0
Draw
Leonardo Santos Mar 23, 2014
26 0 0 0 R3 Decision - Majority
Norman Parke 37 0 0 0
William Macario Jun 8, 2013
35 2 0 0 R2 Submission
Leonardo Santos 22 1 1 2

Biography

TRAINING: Training is very hard, with much to do. I’m building strategy for the fight and training a little more.

 

When and why did you start training for fighting? I started training in 2006. At this time I was already the number one lightweight in jiu-jitsu and I was looking for new challenges.

 

What ranks and titles have you held? 7x Jiu-Jitsu World Champion, black belt in BJJ, TUF Brazil 2 winner

 

Do you have any heroes? My Father

 

What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC? A new life

 

Did you go to college and if so what degree did you earn? Yes, but I just studied for one year.

 

What was your job before you started fighting? Teaching Jiu-Jitsu

 

Favorite grappling technique: Arm lock

 

Favorite striking technique: Knee

  • Pro since 2002

 

  • Lost pro debut to Takanori Gomi via majority decision in Shooto

 

  • Eight wins by submission, one by KO

 

  • Nine first round finishes

 

  • Last pre-TUF win was 75 second submission of UFC vet Mark Holst

Career

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