Jussier
Formiga
17-3-0( W-L-D )

Fight History

Skill Breakdown

Charts are compiled based on results from 5 fights.
Record: 17-3-0
Summary: Jiu-jitsu specialist

Fighter Info

From: Rio Grande do Norte Brazil
Fights Out Of: Natal Brazil
Age: 29
Height: 5' 5" ( 165 cm )
Weight: 125 lb ( 56 kg )

Striking

Total Attempted Strikes
0
132
34% Successful
45
Types of Successful Strikes
0
45
67% Standing
11%
22%
30
5
10
Striking Defense
68
%
The percentage of total strikes avoided

Grappling

Total Takedowns
0
21
33% Successful
7
Grappling Totals by Type
 
 
Subm.
Passes
Sweeps
1
10
0
Takedown Defense
71
%
The percentage of total takedowns avoided
Result Fighters Event Str TD Sub Pass Method Replay
Win
Jussier Formiga Aug 16, 2014
11 2 0 3 R3 Decision - Unanimous
Zach Makovsky 25 1 0 1
Win
Jussier Formiga Mar 23, 2014
9 1 1 1 R1 Submission
Scott Jorgensen 6 0 0 0
Loss
Joseph Benavidez Sep 4, 2013
20 0 0 0 R1 KO/TKO
Jussier Formiga 6 0 0 0
Win
Jussier Formiga May 18, 2013
10 4 0 6 R3 Decision - Unanimous
Chris Cariaso 26 1 1 2
Loss
John Dodson Oct 5, 2012
33 0 0 0 R2 KO/TKO
Jussier Formiga 9 0 0 0

Biography

TRAINING: Hard, strong, rewarding

When and why did you start training for fighting? I started first in judo at eight years old because when I was a child I had too much energy.

What ranks and titles have you held?
I'm a jiu-jitsu black belt and a judo black belt too. I'm also the South America Shooto champion

Do you have any heroes?
No

What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC?
It means a lot; I’ve been waiting for this chance for many years.

Did you go to college and if so what degree did you earn?
No

What was your job before you started fighting? Motoboy

Favorite grappling technique:
Arm lock

Favorite striking technique: Uppercut
•    Pro since 2005

•    Eight wins by submission

•    Has won eight of his last 10

•    Lone pre-UFC loss came via decision to Ian McCall in February of 2011.

•    Shooto South American champ since 2008. Made two successful defenses

Career

Key Opponents

John Dodson
John Dodson
17-6-0
( W-L-D )
Ian McCall
Ian McCall
13-4-1
( W-L-D )

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