Junior Albini - Official UFC® Profile
Junior
Albini
14-2-0( W-L-D )
Current Rank: #13 Heavyweight
Fight Night Bonuses: 1 Performance of the Night

Fight History

Skill Breakdown

Charts are compiled based on results from 1 fights.
Record: 14-2-0
Summary: Heart

Fighter Info

Nickname: Baby
From: Paragagua, Parana Brazil
Fights Out Of: Paranagua, Parana Brazil
Age: 26
Height: 6' 3" ( 190 cm )
Weight: 265 lb ( 120 kg )
Reach 74"
Leg Reach 42"

Striking

Total Attempted Strikes
0
35
60% Successful
21
Types of Successful Strikes
0
21
57% Standing
33%
12
7
2
Striking Defense
54
%
The percentage of total strikes avoided

Grappling

Total Takedowns
0
0
Not Available
0
Grappling Totals by Type
 
 
Subm.
Passes
Sweeps
0
0
0
Takedown Defense
N/A
The percentage of total takedowns avoided
Result Fighters Event Str TD Sub Pass Method Replay Awards
Win
Junior Albini
Jul 22, 2017
19
21
0
0
0
0
0
0
R1 KO/TKO
Performance of the Night

Biography

 TRAINING: I usually start my day with some MMA drills or I spar in the morning. Then I go home, sleep a little bit, and have some lunch. In the afternoon, I do conditioning, and in the evening I do a BJJ practice with the gi.

Thoughts on opponent, Tim Johnson? He's a competitor and a tough fighter who is very well-rounded. For sure, it’s the toughest fight of my career.

When and why did you start training for fighting? When I was 13 yrs old I started boxing to lose weight. I was weighing more than 350 pounds.

What ranks and titles have you held? AsperaFC HW Champion

Do you have any heroes? My father, who passed away two days before my first pro MMA fight. He was the only one giving me support to fight and be whoever I wanted to be.

What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC? It means everything to me. This is my life and my ultimate goal. I made a promise to my father after he died that someday I would be honoring him by being an UFC fighter. Being a UFC fighter is bigger than everything else to me; this is even more than a dream.

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

What was your job before you started fighting? I worked mostly as a waiter and nightclub security guard.

Ranks in any martial arts styles: Brown belt in Jiu-Jitsu and purple belt in Luta Livre

Favorite grappling technique: Guillotine choke

Favorite Striking technique: Straight right hand

 
 

· Pro since 2009

 

· Six wins by KO, six by submission (Heel hook, 2 armbar, arm triangle, 2 triangle)

 

· 11 first round finishes

 

· On 10 fight winning streak

 

· Four finishes in under a minute

 

· Origin of nickname: “It was during my first time moving to a professional fighter camp and I was very young. My mom brought me there and told them to take care of me because I was just a baby.”

Career

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