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Heavyweight Division

Not Fighting

"Cigano"

Junior Dos Santos

Heavyweight Division

21-9-0 (W-L-D)

15

Victorias por nocaut

1

Gana por Sumisión

Junior Dos Santos

Récord del Atleta

Info

When and why did you start training for fighting? I started with Jiu-Jitsu in 2005, afterwards I met Dorea, who introduced me to boxing.

What ranks and titles have you held? Former UFC heavyweight champion, Bahia State Jiu-Jitsu Champion; Bahia State Submission Champion

Do you have any heroes? Rodrigo "Minotauro" Nogueira

What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC? It's the biggest organization, and it's a dream that quickly became true.

Did you go to college and if so what degree did you earn? No

Specific accomplishments in pro competition? TKO at MTL

Ranks in any martial arts styles: Black belt in Jiu-Jitsu

Favorite grappling technique: On my back

Favorite Striking technique: Clean strikes 

Status
Not Fighting
Ciudad natal
State of Santa Catarina, Brazil
Trenes en
American Top Team ATT Coconut Creek, FL
Estilo de lucha
Boxer
Años
39
Alto
76.00
Peso
246.50
Debut del octágono
Oct. 25, 2008
Alcance
77.00
Alcance de la pierna
41.00

TRAINING: I stuck to my regular schedule of twice daily training, six days per week, alternating between conditioning, grappling, standup, and sparring.

When and why did you start training for fighting? I started with Jiu-Jitsu in 2005, afterwards I met Dorea, who introduced me to boxing

What ranks and titles have you held? Former UFC heavyweight champion, Bahia State Jiu-Jitsu Champion; Bahia State Submission Champion

Do you have any heroes? Rodrigo "Minotauro" Nogueira

What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC? It's the biggest organization, and it's a dream that quickly became true.

Specific accomplishments in pro competition? TKO at MTL

Ranks in any martial arts styles: Black belt in Jiu-Jitsu

Favorite grappling technique: On my back

Favorite Striking technique: Clean strikes