Yuri
Alcantara
29-5-0, 1NC( W-L-D )

Fight History

Skill Breakdown

Charts are compiled based on results from 9 fights.
Record: 29-5-0, 1NC
Summary: Marajoara Fight

Fighter Info

Nickname: Marajo
From: Marajo Brazil
Fights Out Of: Soure, Para Brazil
Age: 33
Height: 5' 6" ( 167 cm )
Weight: 135 lb ( 61 kg )

Striking

Total Attempted Strikes
0
434
46% Successful
201
Types of Successful Strikes
0
201
53% Standing
38% Ground
106
18
77
Striking Defense
49
%
The percentage of total strikes avoided

Grappling

Total Takedowns
0
12
83% Successful
10
Grappling Totals by Type
 
 
Subm.
Passes
Sweeps
5
26
1
Takedown Defense
57
%
The percentage of total takedowns avoided
Result Fighters Event Str TD Sub Pass Method Replay
UPCOMING
Yuri Alcantara
UFC Fight Night 41: Munoz vs. Mousasi
May 31, 2014
-- -- -- -- --
Vaughan Lee -- -- -- --
Win
Yuri Alcantara Feb 15, 2014
42 2 0 4 R3 Decision - Split
Wilson Reis 23 3 0 2
Loss
Urijah Faber Aug 17, 2013
54 4 0 1 R3 Decision - Unanimous
Yuri Alcantara 8 1 1 2
Win
Yuri Alcantara May 18, 2013
19 0 0 0 R1 KO/TKO
Iliarde Santos 3 0 0 0
Yuri Alcantara Jan 19, 2013
20 1 1 3 R1 Could Not Continue
Pedro Nobre 3 0 0 0
Loss
Yuri Alcantara Jun 23, 2012
19 0 1 1 R3 Decision - Unanimous
Hacran Dias 19 5 0 4
Win
Yuri Alcantara Jan 14, 2012
60 0 2 5 R3 Decision - Unanimous
Michihiro Omigawa 24 1 0 1
Win
Yuri Alcantara Aug 27, 2011
22 6 0 11 R3 Decision - Unanimous
Felipe Arantes 29 0 0 0
Win
Ricardo Lamas
WEC 53: Henderson vs. Pettis
Dec 16, 2010
7 0 0 0 R1 KO/TKO
Yuri Alcantara 11 0 0 0

Biography

TRAINING: We have been prioritizing defending takedowns since he comes from a judo background. It is very tiring, but we are getting to the peak of training. During the afternoon, we have been doing physical preparation, with an emphasis on endurance training in order to maintain high energy levels throughout the fight. We have carefully planned my diet as well so I won't have any trouble losing the remaining weight the week of the event.

When and why did you start training for fighting? I started fighting in 2000 for the culture of my people. Fighting marajoara is a tradition; the older teach the younger.

What ranks and titles have you held? Regional champion in Jiu-Jitsu (Black Belt) 5 times state champion in Muay Thai. Holder of many regional event titles. BJJ Black belt

Do you have any heroes? My mother

What is your favorite technique? Marajoara Fight (the traditional fighting style of my land, so I am called Yuri Marajó)

What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC? It means that my dreams have come true

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

What was your job before you started fighting? Brazilian Military Force Aeria

•    10 wins by knockout, 12 by submission

•    On 13 fight winning streak

•    Pro since 2004

Career

Key Opponents

George Roop
George Roop
15-11-1
( W-L-D )
Ricardo Lamas
Ricardo Lamas
13-3-0
( W-L-D )

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