Rich
Attonito
10-5-0( W-L-D )

Fight History

Skill Breakdown

Charts are compiled based on results from 5 fights.
Record: 10-5-0
Summary: Wrestling, BJJ, Boxing, Strong, Good conditioning

Fighter Info

Nickname: The Raging Bull
From: Elizabeth, New Jersey USA
Fights Out Of: Coconut Creek, FL USA
Age: 37
Height: 5' 10" ( 177 cm )
Weight: 170 lb ( 77 kg )
College: Hofstra University
Degree: Communications

Striking

Total Attempted Strikes
0
288
48% Successful
138
Types of Successful Strikes
0
138
44% Standing
47% Ground
61
12
65
Striking Defense
59
%
The percentage of total strikes avoided

Grappling

Total Takedowns
0
8
38% Successful
3
Grappling Totals by Type
 
 
Subm.
Passes
Sweeps
0
5
1
Takedown Defense
75
%
The percentage of total takedowns avoided
Result Fighters Event Str TD Sub Pass Method Replay
Loss
Rich Attonito Dec 10, 2011
17 1 0 2 R2 KO/TKO
Jake Hecht 33 0 0 0
Win
Daniel Roberts Jun 26, 2011
23 1 1 1 R3 Decision - Unanimous
Rich Attonito 66 1 0 2
Loss
Rich Attonito Dec 4, 2010
6 0 0 0 R3 Decision - Unanimous
Dave Branch 16 4 0 7
Win
Rich Attonito Sep 15, 2010
25 0 0 0 R3 Decision - Unanimous
Rafael Natal 28 2 0 1
Win
Jamie Yager Jun 19, 2010
29 0 0 0 R2 KO/TKO
Rich Attonito 24 1 0 1

Biography

TRAINING: Not much different than any of my other fights. I’m just focusing on being prepared in all aspects of where the fight can take place.

When and why did you start training for fighting?  I wrestled through high school and college.  I always had an interest in MMA since the first UFC.  About two years after I graduated college I still had the urge to compete so I started training BJJ & Boxing.  I took my first fight within six months in February 2004.

What ranks and titles have you held?  BJJ Purple Belt. Reality Fighting Light-Heavyweight Champion

Do you have any heroes?  Arnold Schwarzenegger

What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC?  It means everything to me.  It’s all of my hard work, dedication, discipline and sacrifice coming to fruition after almost 7 years.  It’s an opportunity for me to make a name for myself among the elite.

Did you go to college and if so what degree did you earn?  I went to Hofstra University and earned a BA in Communications. I majored in Film Studies and Production.

What was your job before you started fighting?  Fitness Manager & Personal Trainer for New York Sports Clubs

Ranks in any martial arts styles:  Division I Wrestler at Hofstra University, Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Purple Belt

Favorite grappling technique:
  The one that wins the fight

Favorite Striking technique:  The one that floors my opponent

•    Four wins by TKO, two by submission

•    Has won five of his last six

•    Pro since 2004

•    Has also fought at middleweight and light heavyweight

Career

Trained With

Alessio Sakara
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Thiago Alves
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