Michael
Kuiper
12-3-0( W-L-D )

Fight History

Skill Breakdown

Charts are compiled based on results from 4 fights.
Record: 12-3-0
Summary: Strong

Fighter Info

From: Rotterdam The Netherlands
Fights Out Of: Helmond The Netherlands
Age: 25
Height: 6' 0" ( 182 cm )
Weight: 185 lb ( 84 kg )

Striking

Total Attempted Strikes
0
195
55% Successful
107
Types of Successful Strikes
0
107
56% Standing
19%
25%
60
20
27
Striking Defense
54
%
The percentage of total strikes avoided

Grappling

Total Takedowns
0
9
56% Successful
5
Grappling Totals by Type
 
 
Subm.
Passes
Sweeps
0
5
1
Takedown Defense
79
%
The percentage of total takedowns avoided
Result Fighters Event Str TD Sub Pass Method Replay
Loss
Bradley Scott Oct 26, 2013
14 0 2 0 R1 Submission
Michael Kuiper 7 1 0 0
Loss
Michael Kuiper Apr 6, 2013
14 3 0 4 R2 Submission
Tom Lawlor 7 0 1 0
Win
Jared Hamman Aug 11, 2012
61 0 0 0 R2 KO/TKO
Michael Kuiper 56 1 0 1
Loss
Rafael Natal Feb 4, 2012
36 6 2 5 R3 Decision - Unanimous
Michael Kuiper 30 0 0 0

Biography

TRAINING: two workouts daily, mixing kickboxing, judo, jiu-jitsu, and wrestling

When and why did you start training for fighting? I've been doing judo since I was six, and MMA when I was 19

What ranks and titles have you held? 2x Judo champion

Do you have any heroes? Amir Sadollah. That guy is awesome and didn’t write this part.

What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC? I want to fight at the highest level always, so this is my chance to prove myself against the best in the world.

Did you go to college and if so what degree did you earn?
None

What was your job before you started fighting? None

Ranks in any martial arts styles: Black belt in Judo, Jiu-Jitsu purple belt

Favorite grappling technique: looking for dominant position

Favorite Striking technique: low kicks

•    Pro since 2009

•    Six wins by KO, 4 by submission

•    Last three wins by KO

•    Has trained with UFC vet Amir Sadollah

•    Six first round finishes

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