John
Teixeira
13-1-1( W-L-D )

Fight History

Skill Breakdown

Charts are compiled based on results from 1 fights.
Record: 13-1-1
Summary: Muay Thai

Fighter Info

Nickname: Macapa
From: Macapa, AP Brazil
Fights Out Of: Macapa, AP Brazil
Age: 27
Height: 5' 7" ( 170 cm )
Weight: 145 lb ( 65 kg )

Striking

Total Attempted Strikes
0
140
37% Successful
52
Types of Successful Strikes
0
52
75% Standing
25%
39
13
Striking Defense
54
%
The percentage of total strikes avoided

Grappling

Total Takedowns
0
6
17% Successful
1
Grappling Totals by Type
 
 
Subm.
Passes
Sweeps
0
0
0
Takedown Defense
0
%
The percentage of total takedowns avoided
Result Fighters Event Str TD Sub Pass Method Replay
Loss
John Teixeira Jun 23, 2012
52 1 0 0 R3 Decision - Split
Hugo Viana 65 0 0 0

Biography

When and why did you start training and fighting?
I started and was eager to learn martial arts. I started training in 2006. i had no interest in fighting MMA, but after an invitation from a teacher, I debuted in MMA in 2007.

How many bouts do you have? Any titles?
14 fights. No titles yet.

What were the best results of your fights? Have you ever fought a famous fighter?
It was a fight against Rodrigo Monstro, who was almost 20 lbs heavier than me. I fought against Michel Bastos, a fight with a lot of striking, and William Roberts, hard fight which ended with a beautiful knockout.

How is your diet during training?
I eat a lot of protein, avoids fat. When training to fight, I reduce carbs at night and all food in general.

What's your favorite tecnique?
Armlock from the guard, a move that gave me some victories.

What does it mean to you, to fight in the UFC?
It's every fighters dream, it's where the best are today. 

Do you have a heroes? 
Chapolin Colorado, for the messy fun and easy laughter that he provides us till this day. 

What is your educational background?
I finished High School.

What did you do before you started fighting?
I used to help in a delivery place.

•    Member of Team Wanderlei on TUF Brazil

•    Pro since 2007

•    Nine wins by submission, one by KO

Career

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