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Fighter Scouting Report: Jimi Manuwa

  Jimi Manuwa Vitals 6'1" 205 lbs (Light Heavyweight) 79" reach, Orthodox February 18, 1980 Record 14-1 (UFC: 3-1) Current Streak 1 straight loss Training None Championships Held UCMMA Light Heavyweight Champion: 2009-2011 (5 successful title defenses)   Strengths – big time KO power (13 of 14 wins via T/KO) – very physically strong – […]

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Fighter Scouting Report: Ryan Bader

Ryan Bader Vitals 6'2" 205 lbs (Light Heavyweight) 74" reach, Orthodox June 7, 1983 Record 16-4 (UFC: 9-4) Current Streak 1 straight win Training Two-time NCAA D1 All-American in wrestling Championships Held The Ultimate Fighter 8 champion     Strengths – high level wrestler – very physically strong – knockout power in his hands – […]

Fighter Scouting Report: Mauricio ‘Shogun’ Rua

Mauricio Rua Vitals 6’0″ 205 lbs (Light Heavyweight) 76″ reach, Orthodox November 25, 1981 Record 22-9 (UFC: 6-7) Current Streak 1 straight loss Training Black belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Championships Held 2005 PRIDE Middleweight (205 lbs) Grand Prix Champion UFC Light Heavyweight Champion: 2010-2011 (zero successful title defenses)   Strengths – lethal, aggressive striker – […]

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Fighter Scouting Report: Chael Sonnen

Chael Sonnen Vitals 6'1" 205 lbs (Light Heavyweight) 74" reach, Southpaw April 3, 1977 Record 28-14-1 (UFC: 7-7) Current Streak 1 straight loss Training Two-time NCAA All-American National Champion (Greco Roman wrestling) Olympic alernate (Greco Roman wrestling) Championships Held Dangerzone Light Heavyweight Champion: 2002 (no title defenses) Gladiator Challenge Light Heavyweight Champion: 2003 (no title […]

Fighter Scouting Report: Rashad Evans

Rashad Evans Vitals 5'11" 205 lbs (Light Heavyweight) 75" reach, Orthodox September 25, 1979 Record 19-3-1 (UFC: 14-3-1) Current Streak 2 straight win Training Junior College National Champion wrestler NCAA Division 1 wrestler Black belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Black belt in Gaidojutsu Championships Held Gladiator Challenge Light Heavyweight Tournament winner: 2004 The Ultimate Fighter 2 […]

Fighter Scouting Report: Dan Henderson

Dan Henderson Vitals 5’11″ 205 lbs (Light Heavyweight) 71″ reach, Orthodox Aug 24, 1970 Record 30-11 (UFC: 7-5) Current Streak 1 straight win Training NCAA D1 wrestler 1992 & 1996 Summer Olympics – Greco-Roman wrestling Multiple international wrestling competition medals Championships Held UFC 17 Middleweight Tournament Champion: 1998 Rings King of Kings 1999 Tournament Champion: […]

Fighter Scouting Report: Vitor Belfort

Vitor Belfort Vitals 6'0" 205 lbs (Middleweight) 74" reach, Southpaw April 1, 1977 Record 23-10 (UFC: 12-6) Current Streak 2 straight wins Training Black belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Black belt in Judo Purple belt in Shotokan Karate Championships Held UFC 12 Heavyweight Tournament winner: 1997 UFC Light Heavyweight Champion: 2004 (no successful title defenses) Cage […]

Fighter Scouting Report: Daniel Cormier

Daniel Cormier Vitals 5'10" 205 lbs (Light Heavyweight) 71" reach, Orthodox May 24, 1979 Record 13-0 (UFC: 2-0) Current Streak 13 straight wins (2 straight in the UFC) Training NCAA All-American wrestler Olympic wrestler Multiple international wrestling medals Brown belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Championships Held XMMA Heavyweight Champion: 2010 (one successful title defense) KOTC Heavyweight […]

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Fighter Scouting Report: Alexander Gustafsson

(Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports)   Alexander Gustafsson Vitals 6'5" 205 lbs (Light Heavyweight) 76.5" reach, Orthodox January 15, 1987 Record 15-2 (UFC: 6-2) Current Streak 1 straight loss Training Purple belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Championships Held None   Strengths – very young, yet has good experience – big for a light heavyweight – tall […]

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Fighter Scouting Report: Jon Jones

Jon Jones Vitals 6'4" 205 lbs (Light Heavyweight) 84.5" reach, Orthodox July 19, 1987 Record 19-1 (UFC: 13-1) Current Streak 10 straight wins Training National JUCO wrestling champion Championships Held USKBA Light Heavyweight Champion: 2008 (no title defenses) UFC Light Heavyweight Champion: 2011-present (six successful title defenses) Strengths – considered the best athlete in the […]

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Fighter Scouting Report: Glover Teixeira

(David Banks-USA TODAY Sports) Glover Teixeira Vitals 6'2" 205 lbs (Light Heavyweight) 76" reach, Orthodox October 28, 1979 Record 24-2 (UFC: 5-0) Current Streak 20 straight wins (5 straight in UFC) Training Black belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Championships Held Sport Fight Light Heavyweight Champion: 2004 Shooto South America 220-Pound Champion: 2011 Strengths – heavy hands […]

Fighter Scouting Report: Phil Davis

(Brad Penner-USA TODAY Sports) Phil Davis Vitals 6'2" 205 lbs (Light Heavyweight) 79" reach, Orthodox Sept 25, 1984 Record 12-1 (1) (UFC: 8-1 (1)) Current Streak 3 straight wins Training Four-time NCAA D1 All-American in wrestling Purple belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu World Jiu-Jitsu Championship champion Championships Held None   Strengths – elite wrestler – terrific […]

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Fighter Scouting Report: Brian Stann

Brian Stann Vitals 6'1" 205 lbs (Light Heavyweight) 74" reach, Orthodox September 24, 1980 Record 12-6 (UFC: 6-5) Current Streak 2 straight losses Training Blue belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Black belt in Marine Corps Martial Arts Program Championships Held WEC Light Heavyweight Champion: 2008 (no successful title defenses) Strengths – very well coached (Team Jackson-Winklejohn) […]

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Fighter Scouting Report: Wanderlei Silva

Wanderlei Silva Vitals 5'11" 205 lbs (Light Heavyweight) 74" reach, Orthodox July 3, 1976 Record 35-12-1 (1) (UFC: r-7) Current Streak 1 straight win Training Black belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Championships Held IVC Light Heavyweight Champion: 1999 (no title defenses) Pride Middleweight Champion: 2001-2007 (four successful title defenses) Pride 2003 Middleweight Grand Prix Champion   […]

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Fighter Scouting Report: Antonio Rogerio Nogueira

Antonio Rogerio Nogueira Vitals 6'2" 205 lbs (Light Heavyweight) 75" reach, Southpaw June 2, 1976 Record 21-5 (UFC: 4-2) Current Streak 2 straight wins Training Gold medal South American Games in boxing: 2006 Bronze medal Pan American Games in boxing: 2007 Third degree black belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Championships Held None   Strengths – very […]

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