Brandon
Thatch
11-1-0( W-L-D )

Fight History

Skill Breakdown

Charts are compiled based on results from 3 fights.
Record: 11-1-0
Summary: Calculated striker

Fighter Info

Nickname: Rukus
From: Denver, CO USA
Fights Out Of: Denver, CO USA
Age: 28
Height: 6' 2" ( 187 cm )
Weight: 170 lb ( 77 kg )

Striking

Total Attempted Strikes
0
54
54% Successful
29
Types of Successful Strikes
0
29
38% Standing
41% Clinch
21%
11
12
6
Striking Defense
70
%
The percentage of total strikes avoided

Grappling

Total Takedowns
0
1
100% Successful
1
Grappling Totals by Type
 
 
Subm.
Passes
Sweeps
0
0
0
Takedown Defense
75
%
The percentage of total takedowns avoided
Result Fighters Event Str TD Sub Pass Method Replay
Win
Paulo Thiago Nov 9, 2013
5 1 0 0 R1 Submission
Brandon Thatch 12 0 0 0
Win
Justin Edwards Aug 28, 2013
2 0 0 0 R1 KO/TKO
Brandon Thatch 17 1 0 0
Loss
Brandon Magana
Strikeforce - At the Mansion 2
Sep 20, 2008
-- -- -- -- R3 Decision - Split
Brandon Thatch -- -- -- --

Biography

TRAINING: Morning MMA, afternoon strength and conditioning

When and why did you start training for fighting? I started training martial arts at five, competing full contact at 17. It was a release for my childhood energy.

What ranks and titles have you held? I held the 170lb Ring of Fire Young Guns belt

Do you have any heroes? No

What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC? To be in the UFC to me means that I have made it to the elite of the sport.

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

What was your job before you started fighting? I have had every sort of job you can think of. Construction, washing dogs, training people, restaurants......you name it.

Favorite grappling technique: Ground and pound

Favorite striking technique: Head kick

•    Pro since 2008

•    On 10 fight winning streak

•    Had 3-0 amateur record

•    Eight wins by knockout, three by submission

•    Six KO wins in less than a minute; quickest KO was 15 seconds

•    Owns 2011 TKO win over Chidi Njokuani

•    Has finished all wins, all in the first round

Career

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