George
Sotiropoulos
14-6-0( W-L-D )

Fight History

Skill Breakdown

Charts are compiled based on results from 12 fights.
Record: 14-6-0
Summary: Well Rounded, Good Cardio and Stamina, Good Work Ethic

Fighter Info

From: Geelong, Victoria Australia
Fights Out Of: Vancouver, WA USA
Age: 37
Height: 5' 10" ( 177 cm )
Weight: 155 lb ( 70 kg )

Striking

Total Attempted Strikes
0
1050
27% Successful
281
Types of Successful Strikes
0
281
77% Standing
19%
217
12
52
Striking Defense
68
%
The percentage of total strikes avoided

Grappling

Total Takedowns
0
54
31% Successful
17
Grappling Totals by Type
 
 
Subm.
Passes
Sweeps
12
34
2
Takedown Defense
50
%
The percentage of total takedowns avoided
Result Fighters Event Str TD Sub Pass Method Replay
Loss
George Sotiropoulos Oct 19, 2013
50 1 0 0 R3 Decision - Unanimous
KJ Noons 56 0 0 0
Loss
George Sotiropoulos Dec 14, 2012
34 1 0 1 R3 KO/TKO
Ross Pearson 50 0 0 0
Loss
George Sotiropoulos Jul 2, 2011
2 0 0 0 R1 KO/TKO
Rafael Dos Anjos 2 0 0 0
Loss
George Sotiropoulos Feb 26, 2011
38 0 0 0 R3 Decision - Unanimous
Dennis Siver 74 0 0 0
Win
George Sotiropoulos Nov 20, 2010
19 3 2 3 R2 Submission
Joe Lauzon 16 0 0 1
Win
George Sotiropoulos Jul 3, 2010
48 1 0 4 R3 Decision - Unanimous
Kurt Pellegrino 39 3 0 1
Win
George Sotiropoulos Feb 20, 2010
20 2 3 5 R3 Decision - Unanimous
Joe Stevenson 7 3 2 0
Win
George Sotiropoulos Nov 21, 2009
33 3 2 7 R2 Submission
Jason Dent 25 0 0 0
Win
George Sotiropoulos Aug 8, 2009
14 3 1 8 R2 Submission
George Roop 5 0 0 0
Win
George Sotiropoulos Apr 2, 2008
21 3 3 5 R2 KO/TKO
Roman Mitichyan 2 0 0 0
Win
George Sotiropoulos Dec 8, 2007
2 0 1 1 R1 Submission
Billy Miles 0 0 0 0
Loss
Shinya Aoki
Shooto - Champion Carnival
Oct 14, 2006
1 0 4 0 R2 DQ
George Sotiropoulos 6 0 0 0

Biography

TRAINING: Training varies daily and has throughout the months leading up to this fight.  Simply put, MMA, Boxing, Wrestling, Muay Thai, Jiu Jitsu, Strength, Conditioning and Cardio are addressed throughout the course of the week.

When and why did you start training for fighting? I've always loved martial arts. When I saw the UFC I knew this what I wanted to do, so I started training soon after.

What ranks and titles have you held? BJJ Black Belt, Australian Warriors Realm Welterweight MMA Title (170 lbs), Pan Pacific BJJ Champion, 2003 and 2007 Australian ADCC Competitor (170 lbs), 2004 Victoria State Amateur Boxing Champion (75 kilograms).

Do you have any heroes? No

What is your favorite technique? Whatever ends the fight

What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC? To fight in the premier MMA organization in the world.

Did you go to college and if so what degree did you earn? Bachelor of Business in Banking & Finance, Associate Diploma of Business in International Trade

What was your job before you started fighting? Worked in various roles for the following companies: National Australia Bank, Merrill Lynch, Globe International, Mediterranean Shipping Company, Jiu-Jitsu and MMA Instructor/Coach

•    Has fought in Australia, Japan, Korea, Guam, and the United States.

•    Wins over Lauzon and Stevenson were awarded Fight of the Night honors

•    Has won eight of his last nine

•    Before loss to Siver, last previous defeat came in 2006 to Japanese star Shinya Aoki via second round DQ (groin strike)

•    5-2 in Australia

•    Eight wins by submission, one win by TKO

•    Formerly trained with Matt Serra and Ray Longo in New York.

Career

Key Fights

Result
Opponent
Event
Replay
Win
Joe Lauzon UFC® 123 RAMPAGE vs MACHIDA

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