Iliarde
Santos
27-9-1, 1NC( W-L-D )

Fight History

Skill Breakdown

Charts are compiled based on results from 3 fights.
Record: 27-9-1, 1NC
Summary: Jiu-Jitsu

Fighter Info

From: Escada, Pernambuco Brazil
Fights Out Of: Belem, Para Brazil
Age: 34
Height: 5' 5" ( 165 cm )
Weight: 125 lb ( 56 kg )

Striking

Total Attempted Strikes
0
270
30% Successful
81
Types of Successful Strikes
0
81
88% Standing
71
6
4
Striking Defense
57
%
The percentage of total strikes avoided

Grappling

Total Takedowns
0
13
23% Successful
3
Grappling Totals by Type
 
 
Subm.
Passes
Sweeps
0
1
0
Takedown Defense
83
%
The percentage of total takedowns avoided
Result Fighters Event Str TD Sub Pass Method Replay
Loss
Iliarde Santos Oct 9, 2013
35 2 0 1 R2 KO/TKO
Chris Cariaso 54 0 0 1
Loss
Ian McCall Aug 3, 2013
92 1 0 1 R3 Decision - Unanimous
Iliarde Santos 43 1 0 0
Loss
Yuri Alcantara May 18, 2013
19 0 0 0 R1 KO/TKO
Iliarde Santos 3 0 0 0

Biography

TRAINING: I train in the mornings from Monday through Saturday with a daily plan which consists of one focus per day, and of course I’m also working hard on my physical preparation.

When and why did you start training for fighting?
I was already in the midst of participating in martial arts competitions in jiu jitsu. In 2006 I started fighting MMA professionally. I have always been passionate about the art of fighting, always had great idols, and from then on I realized I had talent.

What ranks and titles have you held? Brazilian champion and vice world champion in jiu-jitsu, and in MMA events I have won belts in Iron Man, Iron Fight, and Gladiator Fight.

Do you have any heroes? My father and mother, who taught me to always work honestly.

What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC? It was what I was looking for since the beginning of my career. It's a dream come true, because that's where my great idols in MMA have fought. Now that I’m here, I’m looking for a world championship.

Did you go to college and if so what degree did you earn? N/A

What was your job before you started fighting? Teacher of jiu jitsu and working with my father.
Specific accomplishments in amateur competition? Champion in Brazilian jiu-jitsu Championships: Pará, north-northeast, Maranhao, Rio de Janeiro. Vice Champion League World Jiu Jitsu. League Champion Judo: Paraense. Boxing championships. Championships in Wrestling.

Favorite grappling technique: Jiu-Jitsu

Favorite striking technique: Boxing

•    Pro since 2006

•    12 wins by KO, six by submission

•    Has won six of his last nine

•    12 first round finishes

Career

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