Ben
Saunders
19-7-2( W-L-D )
Fight Night Bonuses: 1 Performance of the Night

Fight History

Skill Breakdown

Charts are compiled based on results from 11 fights.
Record: 19-7-2
Summary: Striking, jiu-jitsu, aggressiveness

Fighter Info

Nickname: Killa B
From: Fort Lauderdale, Florida USA
Fights Out Of: Orlando, Florida USA
Age: 33
Height: 6' 2" ( 187 cm )
Weight: 170 lb ( 77 kg )
Reach 77"
Leg Reach 45"

Striking

Total Attempted Strikes
0
523
58% Successful
304
Types of Successful Strikes
0
304
53% Standing
38% Clinch
162
115
27
Striking Defense
48
%
The percentage of total strikes avoided

Grappling

Total Takedowns
0
5
40% Successful
2
Grappling Totals by Type
 
 
Subm.
Passes
Sweeps
9
4
0
Takedown Defense
73
%
The percentage of total takedowns avoided
Result Fighters Event Str TD Sub Pass Method Replay Awards
UPCOMING
Ben Saunders
UFC Fight Night: Rodriguez vs. Penn
Jan 15, 2017
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Loss
Ben Saunders
Jan 17, 2016
42
11
0
1
1
0
2
0
R2 KO/TKO
Win
Ben Saunders
Jul 25, 2015
91
98
2
0
0
0
1
0
R3 Decision - Split
Win
Ben Saunders
Dec 13, 2014
2
4
1
0
0
0
0
0
R1 Submission
Win
Ben Saunders
Aug 23, 2014
4
4
0
1
2
0
0
1
R1 Submission
Performance of the Night
Loss
Ben Saunders
Aug 7, 2010
30
28
0
3
1
0
0
4
R3 Decision - Unanimous
Loss
Ben Saunders
Mar 27, 2010
17
72
0
2
0
0
0
3
R3 Decision - Unanimous
Win
Ben Saunders
Nov 21, 2009
22
8
0
0
0
0
0
0
R1 KO/TKO
Loss
Ben Saunders
Jun 13, 2009
10
17
1
0
1
0
1
0
R2 KO/TKO
Win
Ben Saunders
Dec 10, 2008
42
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
R1 KO/TKO
Win
Ben Saunders
Aug 9, 2008
41
12
1
0
2
2
2
0
R2 Submission
Win
Ben Saunders
Dec 8, 2007
18
12
0
1
4
0
2
0
R3 Decision - Unanimous

Biography

TRAINING: Training is always changing, depending on the day.
  
When and why did you start training for fighting? I’ve been doing martial arts since I was eight years old. When I saw the UFC in ’93 back when I was ten years old, I was hooked. I started training in everything and I knew that that was what I wanted to do.
 
What ranks and titles have you held? Black belt in Jiu-Jitsu under Ricardo Liborio, won numerous jiu-jitsu tournaments, Combat Fighting Championships (CFC) Welterweight Champion.
 
Do you have any heroes? Bruce Lee
 
What is your favorite technique? I like to kick people in the head
 
What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC? Fighting for the UFC has been my goal in life since I was 10 years old after watching the 1st ever Ultimate Fighting Championship Live on Pay-Per-View.
 
Did you go to college and if so what degree did you earn? Valencia Community College. No degree.
 
What was your job before you started fighting? I had numerous jobs. I worked at McDonald’s, Burger King, and Blockbuster. I was a hardwood stair carpenter for a little while and then became a barback at one of the top bars downtown in Orlando.
• Pro since 2004

• Started off his pro career 0-0-2

• First man to knock out Marcus Davis

• Ten wins by KO, five by submission (omoplata, Americana, 2 armbar, triangle)

• Ten first round finishes

• Stopped The Ultimate Fighter 2’s Kenny Stevens in three rounds in 2006.

• 8-3 between UFC appearances

• Origin of nickname: “I got it from my teammates after an altercation incident combined with being a fan of the Wu-Tang Clan. It started more as a joke and then it stuck.”

Career

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