Erik
Koch
14-4-0( W-L-D )

Fight History

Skill Breakdown

Charts are compiled based on results from 10 fights.
Record: 14-4-0
Summary: Power, striking, toughness

Fighter Info

Nickname: New Breed
From: Cedar Rapids, IA USA
Fights Out Of: Milwaukee, WI USA
Age: 26
Height: 5' 10" ( 177 cm )
Weight: 155 lb ( 70 kg )

Striking

Total Attempted Strikes
0
421
42% Successful
175
Types of Successful Strikes
0
175
50% Standing
29%
21%
87
51
37
Striking Defense
45
%
The percentage of total strikes avoided

Grappling

Total Takedowns
0
4
50% Successful
2
Grappling Totals by Type
 
 
Subm.
Passes
Sweeps
6
4
0
Takedown Defense
79
%
The percentage of total takedowns avoided
Result Fighters Event Str TD Sub Pass Method Replay
Loss
Erik Koch May 10, 2014
6 0 0 0 R1 KO/TKO
Daron Cruickshank 24 0 0 0
Win
Rafaello Oliveira Feb 22, 2014
1 0 0 0 R1 KO/TKO
Erik Koch 19 0 0 0
Loss
Erik Koch Aug 31, 2013
32 0 5 1 R3 Decision - Unanimous
Dustin Poirier 54 2 2 3
Loss
Erik Koch Jan 26, 2013
14 0 0 0 R2 KO/TKO
Ricardo Lamas 32 2 0 0
Win
Jonathan Brookins Sep 17, 2011
23 1 0 0 R3 Decision - Unanimous
Erik Koch 40 0 0 0
Win
Erik Koch Mar 19, 2011
4 0 0 0 R1 KO/TKO
Raphael Assuncao 9 0 0 0
Win
Erik Koch
WEC 52: Faber vs. Mizugaki
Nov 11, 2010
6 0 0 0 R1 KO/TKO
Francisco Rivera 1 0 0 0
Win
Erik Koch
WEC 49: Varner vs. Shalorus
Jun 20, 2010
14 0 1 2 R1 Submission
Bendy Casimir 1 0 0 0
Loss
Chad Mendes
WEC 47: Bowles vs. Cruz
Mar 6, 2010
24 6 0 3 R3 Decision - Unanimous
Erik Koch 14 0 0 0
Win
Erik Koch
WEC 45: Cerrone vs. Ratcliff
Dec 19, 2009
26 2 0 1 R3 Decision - Unanimous
Jameel Massouh 14 0 0 0

Biography

TRAINING: Same as usual - I am a workhorse. Ask anyone that knows me, my entire life revolves around training.

When and why did you start training for fighting? Started as a little kid. I did Tae Kwon Do at the age of four and did that till I was ten. Then I picked up MMA from my brother and have been training ever since.

What ranks and titles have you held? I have held Mainstream MMA's title

Do you have any heroes?
My brother and father - two hardworking men; I don’t know how they do it.

What is your favorite technique? Have too many to name.

What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC? It means everything to me! I have wanted to be here for years! I’m very excited to be fighting under the UFC name.

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

What was your job before you started fighting? It has always been fighting.

•    Win over Rivera was awarded WEC Knockout of the Night honors

•    Win over Assuncao was awarded UFC 128 Knockout of the Night honors

•    Pro since 2007

•    Seven wins by submission, three by knockout

•    Brother Keoni is 4-0 as a pro mixed martial artist

•    Teammate and roommate of former WEC lightweight champion Anthony Pettis

Career

Trained With

Pat Barry
Pat Barry
8-7-0
( W-L-D )
Anthony Pettis
Anthony Pettis
18-2-0
( W-L-D )
Dan Downes
Dan Downes
8-3-0
( W-L-D )

Key Opponents

Raphael Assuncao
Raphael Assuncao
23-4-0
( W-L-D )
Jonathan Brookins
Jonathan Brookins
14-6-0
( W-L-D )

Key Fights

Result
Opponent
Event
Replay
Win
Raphael Assuncao UFC® 128 SHOGUN vs JONES
Win
Raphael Assuncao UFC® 128 SHOGUN vs JONES

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