Gabriel Checco - Official UFC® Profile
10-2-0( W-L-D )
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Record: 10-2-0
Summary: Ground game

Fighter Info

Nickname: Zangief
From: Torrinha, Sao Paulo Brazil
Fights Out Of: Las Vegas, Nevada United States
Age: 33
Height: 6' 1" ( 185 cm )
Weight: 185 lb ( 84 kg )


TRAINING: Jiu-Jitsu every day – then I divide between sparring, weight lifting and mitts

Thoughts on opponent, Chase Waldon? He has nothing special that I am worried about

When and why did you start training for fighting? I turned pro in 2012

What ranks and titles have you held? Black belt in Gracie Jiu-Jitsu

Do you have any heroes? Sylvester Stallone and Arnold Schwarzenegger

What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC? A dream come true

Did you go to college and if so what degree did you earn? Yes, I finished my college degree in Brazil in physical education

What was your job before you started fighting? I worked in the gym as instructor and had a business with my dad selling electric material to Petrobras. Here in USA – jiu-jitsu instructor, security in night clubs, private security

Specific accomplishments in pro competition? A couple jiu-jitsu titles

Favorite grappling technique: Leglocks

Favorite Striking technique: Knees


· Pro since 2012


· Has won three of his last four


· Five wins by KO, five by submission (Kneebar, 2 triangle armbar, RNC, arm triangle) – has finished all wins


· Five first round finishes


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