Elizeu Zaleski dos Santos - Official UFC® Fighter Profile
Elizeu
Zaleski dos Santos
17-5-0( W-L-D )
Fight Night Bonuses: 2 Fight of the Night

Fight History

Skill Breakdown

Charts are compiled based on results from 4 fights.
Record: 17-5-0
Summary: Stand up

Fighter Info

Nickname: Capoeira
From: Francisco Beltrao, Parana Brazil
Fights Out Of: Francisco Beltrao, Parana Brazil
Age: 30
Height: 5' 11" ( 180 cm )
Weight: 170 lb ( 77 kg )
Reach 73"
Leg Reach 41"

Striking

Total Attempted Strikes
0
616
40% Successful
246
Types of Successful Strikes
0
246
70% Standing
28%
171
68
7
Striking Defense
62
%
The percentage of total strikes avoided

Grappling

Total Takedowns
0
13
15% Successful
2
Grappling Totals by Type
 
 
Subm.
Passes
Sweeps
3
4
2
Takedown Defense
38
%
The percentage of total takedowns avoided
Result Fighters Event Str TD Sub Pass Method Replay Awards
Win
Elizeu Zaleski dos Santos
Jul 22, 2017
75
83
1
1
0
0
0
0
R3 Decision - Split
Fight of the Night
Win
Elizeu Zaleski dos Santos
Oct 1, 2016
24
34
5
1
0
2
5
2
R3 Decision - Unanimous
Win
Elizeu Zaleski dos Santos
Apr 16, 2016
72
36
0
3
1
1
2
1
R3 KO/TKO
Fight of the Night
Loss
Elizeu Zaleski dos Santos
May 30, 2015
57
41
0
6
0
0
0
1
R3 Decision - Split

Biography

TRAINING: In the Morning: MMA training; Afternoon: fitness; Night: Jiu-Jitsu
 
When and why did you start training for fighting? I started at nine, fighting Capoeira and by 20, I was done with my first MMA fight. I started training because I liked it and then the competitions caught my attention.
 
What ranks and titles have you held? National rank: 4th place, from MMA Premium website and I have several MMA titles.
 
Do you have any heroes? My father, Sr. Irinei.
 
What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC? It’s the result of the work of all my team and I will do my best to be among the top 10.
 
Did you go to college and if so what degree did you earn? I studied Information Systems.
 
What was your job before you started fighting? Farmer
 
Favorite grappling technique: Rear naked choke
 
Favorite striking technique: Overhand punch

• Pro since 2009

• 12 wins by KO, two by submission (2 RNC)

• Eight first round finishes

• Has won seven of his last eight

• Origin of nickname: “Because I started out in Capoeira.”

Career

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