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

Fight History

Skill Breakdown

Charts are compiled based on results from 2 fights.
Record: 9-2-0
Summary: Ground Game

Fighter Info

Nickname: Maozinha
From: Tubarao, Santa Catarina Brazil
Fights Out Of: Tubarao, Santa Catarina Brazil
Age: 31
Height: 6' 1" ( 185 cm )
Weight: 205 lb ( 93 kg )
Reach 74"
Leg Reach 42"

Striking

Total Attempted Strikes
0
133
51% Successful
68
Types of Successful Strikes
0
68
91% Standing
62
6
Striking Defense
68
%
The percentage of total strikes avoided

Grappling

Total Takedowns
0
3
Not Available
0
Grappling Totals by Type
 
 
Subm.
Passes
Sweeps
0
0
0
Takedown Defense
67
%
The percentage of total takedowns avoided
Result Fighters Event Str TD Sub Pass Method Replay Awards
UPCOMING
Marcel Fortuna
UFC Fight Night: Norfolk
Nov 11, 2017
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Loss
Marcel Fortuna
Jul 7, 2017
42
53
2
0
0
0
0
0
R3 Decision - Unanimous
Win
Marcel Fortuna
Feb 4, 2017
14
15
0
0
0
0
0
0
R1 KO/TKO
Performance of the Night

Biography

TRAINING: A training day consists of two sessions, alternating BJJ, Muay Thai and conditioning.

When and why did you start training for fighting? I started training BJJ when I was 16 years old. I always loved martial arts since I was a kid.

What ranks and titles have you held? Third degree Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu black belt

Do you have any heroes? Demian Maia

What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC? A chance to test myself in the biggest MMA show in the world.

Did you go to college and if so what degree did you earn? International Relations

What was your job before you started fighting? BJJ Instructor

Specific accomplishments in pro competition? World Champion as a BJJ brown belt,

South American, European, Pan-American Champion as BJJ black belt

Favorite grappling technique: Choke

Favorite Striking technique: Right cross

· Pro since 2011

 

· Won six of last seven fights

 

· Last pre-UFC fight was decision win over UFC vet David Mitchell in June of 2015

 

· Four first round finishes

 

· Five wins by submission (Side choke, 2 RNC, Baseball choke, armbar), one by KO

 

· Hamilton fight was at heavyweight

 

· Origin of nickname: “It means ‘Little Hands’ in Portuguese.”

Career

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