Augusto Sakai - Official UFC® Profile
Augusto
Sakai
12-1-1( W-L-D )
Current Rank: #12 Heavyweight
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Fight History

Skill Breakdown

Charts are compiled based on results from 4 fights.
Record: 12-1-1
Summary: Jiu-jitsu, striking

Fighter Info

From: Curitiba Brazil
Fights Out Of: Curitiba Brazil
Age: 28
Height: 6' 4" ( 193 cm )
Weight: 265 lb ( 120 kg )

Striking

Total Attempted Strikes
0
377
45% Successful
168
Types of Successful Strikes
0
168
63% Standing
29%
105
49
14
Striking Defense
57
%
The percentage of total strikes avoided

Grappling

Total Takedowns
0
2
50% Successful
1
Grappling Totals by Type
 
 
Subm.
Passes
Sweeps
0
1
0
Takedown Defense
89
%
The percentage of total takedowns avoided
Result Fighters Event Str TD Sub Pass Method Replay Awards
Win
Augusto Sakai
UFC Fight Night: Cowboy vs. Gaethje
Sep 14, 2019
6
15
0
0
0
0
0
0
R1 KO/TKO
Win
Augusto Sakai
UFC Fight Night: Jacare vs. Hermansson
Apr 27, 2019
75
42
0
0
0
0
0
0
R3 Decision - Split
Win
Augusto Sakai
Sep 22, 2018
111
79
1
0
0
0
1
0
R3 KO/TKO
Win
Marcos Conrado Jr.
Augusto Sakai
DWCS Brazil 1.1
Aug 10, 2018
13
79
1
0
0
0
0
1
R2 KO/TKO

Biography

When and why did you start training for fighting? He had a calm childhood, rode skateboards, played soccer and studied. He first discovered martial arts at school. When he was 14 years old, he saw a Muay Thai presentation, enjoyed it and decided to practice it, By the age of 18, he participated in his first competition: an amateur Muay Thai event in Curitiba. He fought against a professional athlete and won by judges’ decision. When he was 21 years old, he started training Jiu-Jitsu and the transition to MMA became a natural process.

Do you have any heroes? The athletes that trained with him in the gym and went through battles together.

What would it mean for you to fight in the UFC? His biggest dream is to be a big name in the UFC and he’s been giving 110% of himself in the preparation for the “Contender Series Brazil.” According to him, it’s been years of waiting for this moment and participating on the show is the biggest opportunity of his career and it can take him to the next level.

Did you go to college and if so what degree did you earn? Colégio Estadual Dona Branca do Nascimento Miranda and Colégio Estadual Leôncio Correia

Ranks in any martial arts styles: Brown belt in BJJ


• Pro since 2011

• Ten wins by KO

• Lone loss via split decision to UFC vet Cheick Kongo in May 2017

• Five first round finishes

Career

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