Wilson
Reis
17-5-0( W-L-D )

Fight History

Skill Breakdown

Charts are compiled based on results from 3 fights.
Record: 17-5-0
Summary: Jiu-jitsu, ground and pound, boxing

Fighter Info

From: Sao Paulo Brazil
Fights Out Of: Philadelphia, PA USA
Age: 29
Height: 5' 4" ( 162 cm )
Weight: 135 lb ( 61 kg )

Striking

Total Attempted Strikes
0
157
36% Successful
56
Types of Successful Strikes
0
56
41% Standing
18%
41% Ground
23
10
23
Striking Defense
49
%
The percentage of total strikes avoided

Grappling

Total Takedowns
0
13
54% Successful
7
Grappling Totals by Type
 
 
Subm.
Passes
Sweeps
0
4
1
Takedown Defense
33
%
The percentage of total takedowns avoided
Result Fighters Event Str TD Sub Pass Method Replay
UPCOMING
Tim Elliott
UFC Fight Night 49: Henderson vs. Dos Anjos
Aug 23, 2014
-- -- -- -- --
Wilson Reis -- -- -- --
Loss
Iuri Alcantara Feb 15, 2014
42 2 0 4 R3 Decision - Split
Wilson Reis 23 3 0 2
Win
Ivan Menjivar Sep 21, 2013
29 0 0 0 R3 Decision - Unanimous
Wilson Reis 33 4 0 2

Biography

TRAINING: Striking pads and mitts in the morning, weights workout in the afternoon and jiu-jitsu at night

When and why did you start training for fighting? I started Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu first, then when I got my black belt I moved to Philadelphia to teach and compete in Jiu-Jitsu here and get into MMA too because it was already big here. My biggest motivation was to see Jiu-Jitsu guys doing very good in their fights using Jiu-Jitsu, and it was also another way to make a living in fighting. I started training MMA at Daddis fight camps with coach Brad Daddis, and my debut was in New Jersey in the summer of 2007.

What ranks and titles have you held? In BJJ I have a lot of titles. The most important was when I won the Mundials in 2004 in Rio as Brown Belt and got three third places in the year before. Second place in Brazilian nationals black belt  2006-2007. Several time Grapplers Quest champion in the US. Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu black belt. In MMA I won the Elite XC bantamweight title in 2008, a local event in Philadelphia - Locked in the cage - belt in 2009 and the Brazilian Promotion WFE belt in 2011.

Do you have any heroes? God

What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC? It means the world to me. Everything that I always wanted was to fight in the UFC, especially when they added my weight class. It is a dream come true and I am more than ready to live this dream now.

Did you go to college and if so what degree did you earn? No. I finished high school in Brazil then moved here.

What was your job before you started fighting? I always worked in two Brazilian jiu-jitsu schools in Philadelphia - BJJ United and Tri State Martial Arts, and I am still working there.

Favorite grappling technique: Take the back and work from there

Favorite striking technique: Overhand left

•    Pro since 2007

•    Eight wins by submission

•    Holds wins over Bryan Caraway, Henry Martinez, and Deividas Taurosevicius

•    Five first round finishes

Career

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