Charlie
Valencia
12-7-0( W-L-D )

Fight History

Skill Breakdown

Charts are compiled based on results from 10 fights.
Record: 12-7-0
Summary: Wrestling

Fighter Info

From: Los Angeles, California USA
Age: 40
Height: 5' 3" ( 160 cm )
Weight: 135 lb ( 61 kg )

Striking

Total Attempted Strikes
0
584
38% Successful
221
Types of Successful Strikes
0
221
63% Standing
20%
17%
140
44
37
Striking Defense
78
%
The percentage of total strikes avoided

Grappling

Total Takedowns
0
15
53% Successful
8
Grappling Totals by Type
 
 
Subm.
Passes
Sweeps
3
7
2
Takedown Defense
75
%
The percentage of total takedowns avoided

Biography

TRAINING: Go for a jog early in the morning, drive to the gym, grapple for a few
hrs, break for a bit to get some food/rest and start back up with stand up for a few hrs. Break for a bit, start up again with MMA. My day of training is about 7 hrs all together.

When and why did you start training for fighting? I started fighting/training in 1993 - I starting fighting because I love the competition.

What ranks and titles have you held? KOTC lightweight world champion

Do you have any heroes? My father, Felix Valencia

What is your favorite technique? Anything that works!

What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC? It’s a dream come true and an honor. I never thought that being as light as I am that I’d have the opportunity to fight in the UFC. It’s just incredible.

Did you go to college and if so what degree did you earn? East Los Angeles Community College, Fresno State University. I did not receive a degree.

What was your job before you started fighting? Salesman for Anheuser Busch

•    Five wins by submission, one by KO

•    11 year pro

•    Has faced Cub Swanson and Urijah Faber in non-WEC / UFC bouts.

•    Three year WEC vet

•    Has won three of his last four

•    Finishing sequence of Ian McCall in 2007 was one of the best in MMA history.

Career

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