Yaotzin
Meza
21-10-0, 1NC( W-L-D )
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Fight History

Skill Breakdown

Charts are compiled based on results from 6 fights.
Record: 21-10-0, 1NC
Summary: Wrestling, boxing

Fighter Info

From: Santa Ana, California USA
Fights Out Of: Glendale, Arizona USA
Age: 34
Height: 5' 9" ( 175 cm )
Weight: 145 lb ( 65 kg )

Striking

Total Attempted Strikes
0
233
41% Successful
96
Types of Successful Strikes
0
96
82% Standing
79
7
10
Striking Defense
63
%
The percentage of total strikes avoided

Grappling

Total Takedowns
0
22
27% Successful
6
Grappling Totals by Type
 
 
Subm.
Passes
Sweeps
8
15
3
Takedown Defense
29
%
The percentage of total takedowns avoided
Result Fighters Event Str TD Sub Pass Method Replay Awards
Loss
Yaotzin Meza
Jul 15, 2015
12
18
2
1
4
1
2
1
R3 Decision - Unanimous
Win
Yaotzin Meza
Apr 11, 2015
14
17
1
2
1
3
2
11
R3 Decision - Unanimous
Loss
Yaotzin Meza
UFC Fight Night: Henderson vs Khabilov
Jun 7, 2014
43
54
1
0
0
0
0
0
R3 Decision - Unanimous
NO CONTEST
Yaotzin Meza
Jan 25, 2014
12
12
2
1
1
0
11
1
R3 Overturned
Win
Yaotzin Meza
Jul 27, 2013
4
4
0
1
3
4
1
2
R2 Submission
Loss
Yaotzin Meza
Dec 14, 2012
10
2
0
0
0
0
0
0
R1 KO/TKO

Biography

TRAINING: Morning strength and conditioning with coach Jarret Aki. Afternoon MMA training. Night boxing classes.

When and why did you start training for fighting? I started in 2005; I love contact sports.

What ranks and titles have you held?
Rage in the Cage 145-pound title holder

Do you have any heroes? None

What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC?
It’s an accomplishment for all the sacrifices my family and I have made.

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

What was your job before you started fighting?
I still work for the City of El Mirage Water Department

Specific accomplishments in amateur competition?
Division Champ in State High School, 4th place – High School

Ranks in any martial arts styles:
None
• Pro since 2006

• Six wins by submission (3 RNC, 3 guillotine), six by KO

• Training partner of former UFC lightweight champion Benson Henderson

• Has won eight of his last 14, including wins over Eric Regan and Ran Weathers

• Brother Victor Meza is also a pro fighter, currently 13-4

Career

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