Shamar
Bailey
12-5-0( W-L-D )

Fight History

Skill Breakdown

Charts are compiled based on results from 5 fights.
Record: 12-5-0
Summary: Wrestling, Cardio, Relentless

Fighter Info

From: Wilmington, DE USA
Fights Out Of: Indianapolis, IN USA
Age: 31
Height: 5' 9" ( 175 cm )
Weight: 155 lb ( 70 kg )

Media

Striking

Total Attempted Strikes
0
279
25% Successful
71
Types of Successful Strikes
0
71
75% Standing
15%
53
11
7
Striking Defense
72
%
The percentage of total strikes avoided

Grappling

Total Takedowns
0
14
36% Successful
5
Grappling Totals by Type
 
 
Subm.
Passes
Sweeps
0
9
0
Takedown Defense
25
%
The percentage of total takedowns avoided
Result Fighters Event Str TD Sub Pass Method Replay
Loss
Danny Castillo Nov 19, 2011
22 3 0 2 R1 KO/TKO
Shamar Bailey 3 0 0 0
Loss
Evan Dunham Sep 17, 2011
92 0 1 0 R3 Decision - Unanimous
Shamar Bailey 35 0 0 0
Win
Ryan McGilivray Jun 4, 2011
19 0 0 0 R3 Decision - Unanimous
Shamar Bailey 33 5 0 9
Loss
Justin Wilcox
Strikeforce Challengers 7
Mar 26, 2010
-- -- -- -- R3 Decision - Unanimous
Shamar Bailey -- -- -- --
Win
Shamar Bailey
Strikeforce - Fedor vs. Rogers
Nov 7, 2009
-- -- -- -- R3 Decision - Unanimous
John Kolosci -- -- -- --

Biography

TRAINING: Get off work from 24 hour shift at firehouse. Go to strength & conditioning / speed & agility training at Acceleration Indy in morning. Rest. Go to Muay Thai / boxing at Toplevelgym in the afternoon. Rest. Then go to either jiu-jitsu at American Top Team - Indianapolis or MMA practice at IndyPalMMA / Integrated Fighting Academy

When and why did you start training for fighting? I started fighting about a year after I finished college wrestling. I love to compete and was looking for a way to stay in shape.

What ranks and titles have you held? I've been Revolution Fight League champ in Louisville, KY. Also Naga, Chicago champion.

Do you have any heroes? Jesus and David. True warriors.

What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC? It means everything. All the hard work, all the sacrifices I've made financially, physically, and with people I've cared deeply about, it all culminates with this opportunity I've been praying so hard for, to fight in the UFC and secure a future here.

Did you go to college and if so what degree did you earn? Yes. I earned my 4 year bachelor's degree in ministry

What was your job before you started fighting? I was and still am a full time firefighter for Indianapolis Fire Department

Specific accomplishments in amateur competition? NCAA Div III National Wrestling Championship qualifier after starting wrestling Senior year of HS

Specific accomplishments in pro competition? Victories in M1, King of the Cage, and Strikeforce

Favorite grappling technique
: rear naked choke

Favorite striking technique: Fist in Face
•    Team dos Santos member on TUF 13

•    Works in fire department with UFC vet Chris Lytle

•    Four wins by KO, two by submission

•    Pro since 2006

Career

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