Iuri
Alcantara
31-6-0, 1NC( W-L-D )

Fight History

Skill Breakdown

Charts are compiled based on results from 11 fights.
Record: 31-6-0, 1NC
Summary: Ground fighting, experience

Fighter Info

Nickname: Marajo
From: Marajo Brazil
Fights Out Of: Soure, Para Brazil
Age: 34
Height: 5' 6" ( 167 cm )
Weight: 135 lb ( 61 kg )

Striking

Total Attempted Strikes
0
555
48% Successful
264
Types of Successful Strikes
0
264
57% Standing
33%
150
26
88
Striking Defense
51
%
The percentage of total strikes avoided

Grappling

Total Takedowns
0
20
70% Successful
14
Grappling Totals by Type
 
 
Subm.
Passes
Sweeps
5
32
1
Takedown Defense
52
%
The percentage of total takedowns avoided

Biography

TRAINING: On a typical day, I train Muay Thai during the day and jiu-jitsu at night.

When and why did you start training for fighting? I started fighting in 2000 for the culture of my people. Fighting marajoara is a tradition; the older teach the younger.

What ranks and titles have you held? Regional champion in Jiu-Jitsu (Black Belt) 5 times state champion in Muay Thai. Holder of many regional event titles. BJJ Black belt

Do you have any heroes? My mother

What is your favorite technique? Marajoara Fight (the traditional fighting style of my land, so I am called Yuri Marajó)

What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC? It means that my dreams have come true

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

What was your job before you started fighting? Brazilian Military Force Aeria

• 13 wins by knockout, 12 by submission (6 armbar, kimura, triangle armbar, 2 triangle choke, RNC, one undisclosed submission)
 
• Pro since 2003
 
• 4-1, 1 NC at bantamweight

Career

Key Opponents

George Roop
George Roop
15-12-1
( W-L-D )
Ricardo Lamas
Ricardo Lamas
15-4-0
( W-L-D )

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