Chris De La Rocha - Official UFC® Fighter Profile
Chris
De La Rocha
5-2-0( W-L-D )
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Fight History

Skill Breakdown

Charts are compiled based on results from 3 fights.
Record: 5-2-0
Summary: Athletic, explosive, well-rounded

Fighter Info

From: San Jose, CA USA
Fights Out Of: Washougal, WA USA
Age: 39
Height: 6' 4" ( 193 cm )
Weight: 250 lb ( 113 kg )
Reach 80"
Leg Reach 42"

Striking

Total Attempted Strikes
0
189
42% Successful
80
Types of Successful Strikes
0
80
60% Standing
18%
23%
48
14
18
Striking Defense
47
%
The percentage of total strikes avoided

Grappling

Total Takedowns
0
11
27% Successful
3
Grappling Totals by Type
 
 
Subm.
Passes
Sweeps
2
5
0
Takedown Defense
100
%
The percentage of total takedowns avoided
Result Fighters Event Str TD Sub Pass Method Replay Awards
UPCOMING
Chris de la Rocha
Juan Adams
UFC Fight Night: Lee vs. Iaquinta
Dec 15, 2018
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Win
Chris De La Rocha
Jun 9, 2018
30
40
0
3
0
2
0
5
R2 KO/TKO
Loss
Chris De La Rocha
May 29, 2016
39
58
0
0
0
0
0
0
R2 KO/TKO
Loss
Chris De La Rocha
Jul 18, 2015
15
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
R1 KO/TKO

Biography

TRAINING: A typical day of training consists of jiu-jitsu, wrestling, striking, and strength/conditioning. 2-3 sessions a day.

When and why did you start training for fighting? In 2010, I had my first amateur MMA fight. I had competed and won numerous grappling and Jiu-Jitsu tournaments over the years. I was learning how to be a boxer in 2009. On a challenge from my Dad, I competed in the 2010 Western States Police and Fire Games, and won the Boxing gold medal. When I came home I asked Trevor if I could put it all together and compete in MMA.

What ranks and titles have you held? Purple belt in BJJ, Prime Fighting Heavyweight Champion, Full Contact Fighting Federation Heavyweight Champion. Full Contact Fighting Federation 2011 Fan Favorite Fighter.

Do you have any heroes? No heroes, but people I admire. Gene Simmons and Arnold Schwarzenegger - both men are proof that if you work hard and have a desire for greatness, you can do anything.

What does it mean to you to fight in the UFC? I DID IT!!! The goal has always been to see how far I can go. This is a great accomplishment. I could not have done it without all the love and support from all my family and friends.  

What was your job before you started fighting? I am a correctional officer for the Washington State Department of Corrections.

• Pro since 2013

• Three wins by KO, two by submission (RNC, armbar)

• Holds win over veteran DJ Linderman

• Three first round finishes

• Had 3-0 amateur record – all three wins by KO

Career

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