Carlos Candelario - Official UFC® Profile
Carlos
Candelario
7-0-0( W-L-D )
Fight Night Bonuses: Performance of the Night / Fight of the Night
Knockout of the Night / Submission of the Night

Fight History

Skill Breakdown

Charts are compiled based on results from 1 fights.
Record: 7-0-0
Summary: Well-rounded, power, speed

Fighter Info

Nickname: The Cannon
From: New Britain, Connecticut United States
Fights Out Of: Hartford, Connecticut United States
Age: 26
Height: 5' 8" ( 172 cm )
Weight: 125 lb ( 56 kg )
Reach 67"

Striking

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Grappling

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Result Fighters Event Str TD Sub Pass Method Replay Awards
Win
Carlos Candelario
Aug 1, 2017
25
58
8
0
5
0
5
0
R3 Decision - Unanimous

Biography

TRAINING: I train 2-3 times a day. Some morning cardio and some skill work at night.

When and why did you start training for fighting? I was always into fitness and wanted to challenge myself in combat sports. I started when I was 16.

What ranks and titles have you held? Purple Belt in BJJ, Golden Gloves champion, multiple-division amateur MMA champion for Premier FC, grappling tournament titles.

Do you have any heroes? My parents. They moved to the States without knowing any English. And now they are pretty successful and living the American dream. I appreciate them more than I can describe in words.

What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC? It means everything to me. I always wanted to travel the world and now that I can do that while doing what I love ,it’s even better.

Did you go to college and if so what degree did you earn? I went to a community college and am still attending now to get my associates degree. I hope to become a physical therapist some day.

What was your job before you started fighting? Server

Favorite grappling technique: Armbar

Favorite Striking technique: Jab

· Pro since 2015

 

· Two wins by KO, three by submission (2 RNC, guillotine)

 

· Four first round finishes

 

· Origin of nickname: “I got the name by being really explosive and hitting hard.”

Career

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