Juan Espino - Official UFC® Profile
Juan
Espino
9-1-0( W-L-D )
Fight Night Bonuses: 1 Performance of the Night

Fight History

Skill Breakdown

Charts are compiled based on results from 1 fights.
Record: 9-1-0
Summary: Wrestling, strategy and conditioning

Fighter Info

From: Gran Canaria Spain
Fights Out Of: Gran Canaria Spain
Age: 30
Height: 6' 4" ( 193 cm )
Weight: 255 lb ( 115 kg )
Reach 82"

Striking

Total Attempted Strikes
0
23
96% Successful
22
Types of Successful Strikes
0
22
23%
77% Ground
5
17
Striking Defense
33
%
The percentage of total strikes avoided

Grappling

Total Takedowns
0
2
100% Successful
2
Grappling Totals by Type
 
 
Subm.
Passes
Sweeps
2
4
0
Takedown Defense
N/A
The percentage of total takedowns avoided
Result Fighters Event Str TD Sub Pass Method Replay Awards
Juan Espino
UFC - TUF 28 Finale
Nov 30, 2018
22
4
2
0
2
0
4
0
R1 Submission
Performance of the Night

Biography

Thoughts on opponent, Justin Frazier? I think he is a great fighter. It will be a very difficult match since he thought he was one of the favorites from the beginning.

When and why did you start training for fighting? I have always been a fighter since I was a child, but I started seriously in MMA in 2016.

Do you have any heroes? My mother

What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC? For me, it is to prove to myself that I am capable. I wanted to be one of the best fighters in the world and they are here. It is a great challenge.

What was your job before you started fighting? I have always been a fighter and entrepreneur.

Specific accomplishments in amateur competition? World champion in amateur MMA FILA, 17-0 record 

Specific accomplishments in pro competition? Senegal wrestling 7-0, Canaria wrestling - one of the 10 best wrestlers in history

Favorite grappling technique: choke

Favorite Striking technique: Move and fake


• Team Whittaker on TUF 28

• Pro since 2009

• One win by KO, six by submission (3 RNC, arm triangle, guillotine, kimura)

• Seven first-round finishes

• On seven fight winning streak

Career

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