Ronny
Markes
14-3-0( W-L-D )

Fight History

Skill Breakdown

Charts are compiled based on results from 5 fights.
Record: 14-3-0
Summary: Very explosive

Fighter Info

From: Natal, Rio Grande do Norte Brazil
Fights Out Of: Rio de Janeiro Brazil
Age: 26
Height: 6' 1" ( 185 cm )
Weight: 185 lb ( 84 kg )

Striking

Total Attempted Strikes
0
234
53% Successful
125
Types of Successful Strikes
0
125
52% Standing
30%
18%
65
38
22
Striking Defense
46
%
The percentage of total strikes avoided

Grappling

Total Takedowns
0
30
40% Successful
12
Grappling Totals by Type
 
 
Subm.
Passes
Sweeps
2
10
0
Takedown Defense
100
%
The percentage of total takedowns avoided
Result Fighters Event Str TD Sub Pass Method Replay
Loss
Ronny Markes Mar 23, 2014
0 0 0 0 R1 KO/TKO
Thiago Santos 7 0 0 0
Loss
Ronny Markes Nov 6, 2013
18 2 0 1 R3 KO/TKO
Yoel Romero 50 0 0 0
Win
Ronny Markes Jan 19, 2013
5 2 2 3 R3 Decision - Unanimous
Andrew Craig 20 0 0 1
Win
Aaron Simpson Feb 15, 2012
55 0 0 0 R3 Decision - Split
Ronny Markes 62 2 0 1
Win
Ronny Markes Aug 14, 2011
40 6 0 5 R3 Decision - Unanimous
Karlos Vemola 8 0 1 0

Biography

TRAINING: I train three times a day. I run every day in the morning, I do wrestling and jiu-jitsu in the afternoon, at night I do Muay Thai and boxing.

When and why did you start training for fighting? I started training in 2006 because I want to change my life and give to my family a better life.

What ranks and titles have you held? SHOOTO South American Champion

Do you have any heroes? Paulo Filho and Rodrigo Minotauro

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? I didn’t go to the college, I just went to school and finished the basics

What was your job before you started fighting?
I’m a bar man at the beach

Specific accomplishments in amateur competition?
Natal state Jiu-Jitsu champion and vice Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu champion

Favorite grappling technique: Leg Lock

Favorite Striking technique: Kick to the head

•    UFC middleweight debut

•    Five wins by knockout, four by submission

•    Pro since 2007

•    Most recent non-UFC bout was a decision win over former WEC middleweight champion Paulo Filho in April of 2011.

Career

Trained With

Diego Nunes
Diego Nunes
18-4-0
( W-L-D )
Johnny Eduardo
Johnny Eduardo
27-9-0
( W-L-D )

Key Opponents

Aaron Simpson
Aaron Simpson
11-4-0
( W-L-D )
Karlos Vemola
Karlos Vemola
10-4-0
( W-L-D )

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