Cung
Le
9-2-0( W-L-D )

Fight History

Skill Breakdown

Charts are compiled based on results from 11 fights.
Record: 9-2-0
Summary: Striking, Takedowns

Fighter Info

From: Saigon Vietnam
Fights Out Of: San Jose, California USA
Age: 41
Height: 5' 10" ( 177 cm )
Weight: 185 lb ( 84 kg )

Striking

Total Attempted Strikes
0
210
45% Successful
95
Types of Successful Strikes
0
95
91% Standing
86
9
Striking Defense
59
%
The percentage of total strikes avoided

Grappling

Total Takedowns
0
3
67% Successful
2
Grappling Totals by Type
 
 
Subm.
Passes
Sweeps
0
1
0
Takedown Defense
100
%
The percentage of total takedowns avoided
Result Fighters Event Str TD Sub Pass Method Replay
Win
Rich Franklin Nov 10, 2012
12 0 0 0 R1 KO/TKO
Cung Le 8 0 0 0
Win
Cung Le Jul 7, 2012
55 2 0 1 R3 Decision - Unanimous
Patrick Cote 51 0 0 0
Loss
Wanderlei Silva Nov 19, 2011
43 0 0 0 R2 KO/TKO
Cung Le 32 0 0 0
Win
Cung Le
Strikeforce - Fedor vs. Werdum
Jun 26, 2010
61 0 0 0 R2 KO/TKO
Scott Smith 7 0 0 0
Loss
Scott Smith
Strikeforce - Evolution
Dec 19, 2009
19 0 0 0 R3 KO/TKO
Cung Le 62 0 0 0
Cung Le
Strikeforce - Shamrock vs. Le
Mar 29, 2008
75 0 0 0 R3 TKO - Doctor's Stoppage
Frank Shamrock 54 1 0 0
Win
Cung Le
Strikeforce - Four Men Enter, One Man Survives
Nov 16, 2007
45 7 2 5 R3 KO/TKO
Sammy Morgan 21 0 0 0
Win
Cung Le
Strikeforce - Shamrock vs. Baroni
Jun 22, 2007
71 0 0 0 R3 KO/TKO
Anthony Fryklund 16 0 0 0
Win
Cung Le
Strikeforce - Triple Threat
Dec 8, 2006
2 0 0 0 R1 TKO - Doctor's Stoppage
Jason Von Flue 0 0 0 0
Win
Cung Le
Strikeforce - Revenge
Jun 9, 2006
20 1 0 1 R1 KO/TKO
Brian Warren 5 0 0 0
Win
Cung Le
Strikeforce - Shamrock vs. Gracie
Mar 10, 2006
8 0 0 0 R1 KO/TKO
Mike Altman 6 0 0 0

Biography

TRAINING: Strength and Conditioning from 10 am to 12pm. Pads, Sanda/Sanshou and MMA from 7pm to 9pm

When and why did you start training for fighting? My Mother put me into a Taekwondo program when I was in elementary school to help me deal with the bullies that were picking on me because of my race.

What ranks and titles have you held? 2008 Strikeforce Middleweight MMA Title, 2005 Strikeforce Light Heavyweight San Shou Champion, 2004 ISKA Light Heavyweight K-1 Super Fight Champion, Las Vegas, NV, 2001 IKF Light Heavyweight World Champion San Jose, CA, 2000 ISKA North American Light Heavyweight Champion San Jose, CA, 2000 ISKA Light Heavyweight K-1 Super fight Champion Las Vegas, NV, 1999 Art of War Light Heavyweight Champion (China vs. USA) Honolulu, HI,1999 ISKA Light Heavyweight Sanshou Champion San Jose, CA, 1998 ISKA Light Cruzer weight Champion San Jose, CA,1998 Shidokan Team USA Champion Chicago, IL (Tournament Champion)

Do you have any heroes? God

What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC? Out of all of the fighting platforms that I have fought on, UFC is the top of the food chain, and I am finally here. It's like getting a Black Belt in MMA.

Did you go to college and if so what degree did you earn? West Valley Junior College for 2 years although I did not get a degree.

What was your job before you started fighting? Martial Arts Instructor and Travel Agent

Specific accomplishments in amateur competition? Three time Bronze Medalist in the Wushu World Championships. I am the only American Wushu Kung Fu Athlete to have three World medals. I also was California Junior State Champion (158 lbs) and AAU Freestyle and Greco Roman National Champion (163 lbs). Also, California State High School Wrestling All-American.

Ranks in any martial arts styles
: Black belt in Taekwondo , Blue belt in BJJ

Favorite Striking technique: Spinning kicks

•    Win over Cote was Le’s first MMA fight to go the distance

•    Has defeated Frank Shamrock, Scott Smith, Jason Von Flue, Tony Fryklund, and Sammy Morgan

•    Eight MMA wins by KO, one by decision

•    Pro in MMA since 2006

•    Unbeaten in kickboxing – 17-0 with 12 KOs

Career

Trained With

Jon Fitch
Jon Fitch
27-5-1, 1NC
( W-L-D )
Cain Velasquez
Cain Velasquez
13-1-0
( W-L-D )

Key Opponents

Wanderlei Silva
Wanderlei Silva
35-12-1, 1NC
( W-L-D )

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