Greg
Soto
8-2-0( W-L-D )

Fight History

Skill Breakdown

Charts are compiled based on results from 3 fights.
Record: 8-2-0
Summary: Wrestling, Jiu-Jitsu

Fighter Info

From: New York, NY USA
Fights Out Of: Ocean, NJ USA
Age: 28
Height: 5' 11" ( 180 cm )
Weight: 170 lb ( 77 kg )
College: Monmouth University
Degree: Criminal Justice

Media

Striking

Total Attempted Strikes
0
152
64% Successful
97
Types of Successful Strikes
0
97
23%
23%
55% Ground
22
22
53
Striking Defense
53
%
The percentage of total strikes avoided

Grappling

Total Takedowns
0
11
27% Successful
3
Grappling Totals by Type
 
 
Subm.
Passes
Sweeps
2
9
0
Takedown Defense
44
%
The percentage of total takedowns avoided
Result Fighters Event Str TD Sub Pass Method Replay
Loss
Daniel Roberts Jan 1, 2011
3 1 2 1 R1 Submission
Greg Soto 6 0 1 0
Win
Nick Osipczak Aug 28, 2010
29 0 1 0 R3 Decision - Unanimous
Greg Soto 70 3 1 9
Loss
Matthew Riddle Mar 27, 2010
47 4 0 1 R3 DQ
Greg Soto 21 0 0 0

Biography

TRAINING: I train 2-3 times a day, six days a week. In the mornings I train Muay Thai with my coach Brian Wright of Real Elite in Asbury Park, NJ or get my  strength and conditioning in with Sharon Wentworth. At night and in the afternoon I train my wrestling and Jiu-Jitsu technique and spar at Pellegrino MMA.


When and why did you start training for fighting?
I started training with Kurt when I was a teenager. Started fighting at 18 because I wasn't interested in wrestling in college but still loved to compete.

What ranks and titles have you held? I am a brown belt in BJJ under Kurt, I’ve won numerous grappling titles (Grapplers Quest, NAGA) as well as two MMA titles

Do you have any heroes? My father, Frank Soto

What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC?
It means the world to me. Getting into the UFC was always my goal, and I feel very fortunate to have done it at such a young age.

Did you go to college and if so what degree did you earn? I graduated from Monmouth University with a degree in Criminal Justice, I also minored in Psychology. My application has been accepted by the New Jersey State Police and I will continue to pursue that after I'm done fighting.

What was your job before you started fighting?
I bartended and taught jiu-jitsu

Specific accomplishments in amateur competition? Undefeated in amateur MMA, district champion and region runner up in wrestling in high school, 2 time state place winner in wrestling in NJ.

Specific accomplishments in pro competition? Undefeated in professional MMA with a record of 7-0

Ranks in any martial arts styles: Brown belt in BJJ

Favorite grappling technique: Chokes

Favorite Striking technique:
Elbows

Career

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