Paulo
Thiago
15-6-0( W-L-D )

Fight History

Skill Breakdown

Charts are compiled based on results from 12 fights.
Record: 15-6-0
Summary: Very focused, strong chin

Fighter Info

From: Brasilia Brazil
Fights Out Of: Brasilia Brazil
Age: 33
Height: 5' 11" ( 180 cm )
Weight: 170 lb ( 77 kg )

Striking

Total Attempted Strikes
0
428
41% Successful
176
Types of Successful Strikes
0
176
52% Standing
31%
17%
92
54
30
Striking Defense
65
%
The percentage of total strikes avoided

Grappling

Total Takedowns
0
30
43% Successful
13
Grappling Totals by Type
 
 
Subm.
Passes
Sweeps
12
19
2
Takedown Defense
61
%
The percentage of total takedowns avoided
Result Fighters Event Str TD Sub Pass Method Replay
UPCOMING
Paulo Thiago
UFC Fight Night: Dos Santos vs. Miocic
May 31, 2014
-- -- -- -- --
Gasan Umalatov -- -- -- --
Loss
Paulo Thiago Nov 9, 2013
5 1 0 0 R1 Submission
Brandon Thatch 12 0 0 0
Win
Paulo Thiago May 18, 2013
46 2 0 4 R3 Decision - Unanimous
Michel Prazeres 30 3 0 0
Loss
Dong Hyun Kim Nov 10, 2012
22 3 2 3 R3 Decision - Unanimous
Paulo Thiago 2 0 0 0
Loss
Paulo Thiago Apr 14, 2012
0 0 0 0 R1 KO/TKO
Siyar Bahadurzada 3 0 0 0
Win
Paulo Thiago Aug 27, 2011
19 6 1 5 R3 Decision - Unanimous
David Mitchell 23 0 0 0
Loss
Diego Sanchez Oct 23, 2010
48 2 0 7 R3 Decision - Unanimous
Paulo Thiago 36 1 4 1
Loss
Paulo Thiago Jun 12, 2010
13 1 1 1 R3 Decision - Unanimous
Martin Kampmann 24 1 3 4
Win
Paulo Thiago Feb 6, 2010
9 0 1 1 R2 Submission
Mike Swick 7 1 0 0
Win
Paulo Thiago Nov 21, 2009
34 2 0 7 R3 Decision - Unanimous
Jacob Volkmann 16 1 1 2
Loss
Jon Fitch Jul 11, 2009
15 4 1 4 R3 Decision - Unanimous
Paulo Thiago 5 0 5 0
Win
Paulo Thiago
UFC 95: Sanchez vs. Stevenson
Feb 21, 2009
7 0 0 0 R1 KO/TKO
Josh Koscheck 8 0 0 0

Biography

TRAINING: I have three different training sessions in my training day - two of them are only martial arts training and the other one is a strength and conditioning session. All of them are about one hour

When and why did you start training for fighting? Judo at age of 5. I was inspired by my older brother.

What ranks and titles have you held? Storm, 4 Time Jungle Fight Champion, Conquista Fight, Capital Fight And Brasilia Gp. 6 Time Brasilia Jiu-Jitsu Champion; 5 Time Jiu-Jitsu State Champion; jiu-jitsu black belt under Ataide Jr.

Do you have any heroes? No

What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC? A dream come true

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

What was your job before you started fighting? I`m still a police officer (special operations)

Favorite grappling technique: Leglock

Favorite Striking technique: High kick


•    Member of Brazilian special operations police force

•    Eight wins by submission (three by arm triangle, one each by rear naked, triangle, guillotine, anaconda, D’Arce)

•    Two of last five wins by TKO

•    Win over Mitchell snapped two fight losing streak

•    Win over Koscheck was one of the biggest knockouts and upsets of 2009.

•    Loss to Sanchez was Fight of the Night, KO of Koscheck was Knockout of the Night, and Submission of Swick was Submission of the Night

Career

Key Opponents

Josh Koscheck
Josh Koscheck
19-8-0
( W-L-D )
David Mitchell
David Mitchell
12-4-0
( W-L-D )

Key Fights

Result
Opponent
Event
Replay
Win
Mike Swick UFC® 109 RELENTLESS
Win
Mike Swick UFC® 109 RELENTLESS

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