Sergio
Moraes
8-3-0( W-L-D )

Fight History

Skill Breakdown

Charts are compiled based on results from 3 fights.
Record: 8-3-0
Summary: Excellent jiu jitsu, endurance, ground and pound

Fighter Info

Nickname: The Panther
From: São Paulo, SP Brasil
Fights Out Of: San Diego, CA United States
Age: 32
Height: 6' 0" ( 182 cm )
Weight: 170 lb ( 77 kg )

Striking

Total Attempted Strikes
0
138
49% Successful
67
Types of Successful Strikes
0
67
75% Standing
15%
50
7
10
Striking Defense
65
%
The percentage of total strikes avoided

Grappling

Total Takedowns
0
14
36% Successful
5
Grappling Totals by Type
 
 
Subm.
Passes
Sweeps
2
5
0
Takedown Defense
0
%
The percentage of total takedowns avoided
Result Fighters Event Str TD Sub Pass Method Replay
Win
Sergio Moraes Aug 3, 2013
13 1 1 3 R1 Submission
Neil Magny 7 0 0 0
Win
Sergio Moraes Oct 13, 2012
16 4 1 2 R3 Submission
Renee Forte 26 0 0 0
Cezar Ferreira Jun 23, 2012
42 0 0 0 R3 Decision - Unanimous
Sergio Moraes 38 0 0 0

Biography

When and why did you start training and fighting?
At age 14, I was influenced by the Gracie family. I used to rent VHS tapes, watch the fights and therefore wanted to start fighting.

How many bouts do you have? Any titles?
7 fights, all titles in BJJ, 3 times world champion, black belt in BJJ,  former champion BJJ in the light heavyweight category.

What were the best results of your fights? Have you ever fought a famous fighter?
I have wins in Bellator and Jungle fight and won the BJJ championship.

How is your diet during training?
I seek to maintain a healthy diet, but make no specific diet

What's your favorite tecnique?
Rear Naked Choke.

What does it mean to you, to fight in the UFC?
Everything! It's a dream come true. I started fighting because of this event, when watching the Gracies fight.

Do you have a heroes? 
Bernardinho for the patience and determination to want titles like it was his first, Michael Jordan, and Ronaldo for overcoming, for seeking what they wanted and improving in all aspects they could. This is what I seek: to improve in everything 

What is your educational background?
I did not complete High School.

What did you do before you started fighting?
I worked at a groceries store to pay for the training and was a bus collector .
•    Team Vitor member on TUF Brazil, was switched to Team Wanderlei late in the season

•    Brought back to fight in TUF Brazil 1 finals after injury to Daniel Sarafian

•    Pro since 2006

• Seven wins by submission

•    Defeated Kron Gracie at 2008 World Jiu-Jitsu Championships

Career

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