Antonio
Carlos Junior
5-0-0( W-L-D )

Fight History

Skill Breakdown

Charts are compiled based on results from 2 fights.
Record: 5-0-0
Summary: Offensive jiu-jitsu, heavy hands

Fighter Info

Nickname: Cara de Sapato
From: João Pessoa, Paraíba Brazil
Fights Out Of: Rio de Janeiro Brazil
Age: 24
Height: 6' 2" ( 187 cm )
Weight: 205 lb ( 93 kg )

Striking

Total Attempted Strikes
0
70
27% Successful
19
Types of Successful Strikes
0
19
47% Standing
26%
26%
9
5
5
Striking Defense
55
%
The percentage of total strikes avoided

Grappling

Total Takedowns
0
6
83% Successful
5
Grappling Totals by Type
 
 
Subm.
Passes
Sweeps
1
6
0
Takedown Defense
100
%
The percentage of total takedowns avoided
Result Fighters Event Str TD Sub Pass Method Replay
UPCOMING
Antonio Carlos Junior Dec 20, 2014
-- -- -- -- --
Patrick Cummins -- -- -- --
Vitor Miranda May 31, 2014
21 0 0 0 R3 Decision - Unanimous
Antonio Carlos Junior 19 5 1 6

Biography

TRAINING: Hard work with my friends from Nova União and Junior “Cigano,” former UFC heavyweight champion

When and why did you start training for fighting? I started training in 2005 because I was very active. I started MMA one and a half years ago.

What ranks and titles have you held? World Champion / Brazilian Champion / Pan American Champion at Jiu Jitsu, TUF Brazil 3 heavyweight winner

Do you have any heroes? Ayrton Senna

What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC? It’s a dream come true.

Did you go to college and if so what degree did you earn? Yes I did. I went to study physical education but I didn’t finish my studies.

What was your job before you started fighting? I never worked.

Specific accomplishments in pro competition? TUF Brazil 3 participant

Ranks in any martial arts styles: Top five in BJJ super heavyweight

Favorite grappling technique: Take the back and submit

Favorite striking technique: Overhand
• Team Wanderlei on TUF Brazil 3

• Pro since 2013

• Four wins by submission – all in the first round (RNC, 2 arm triangle, armbar)

Career

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