Cyrille
Diabate
20-10-3( W-L-D )

Fight History

Skill Breakdown

Charts are compiled based on results from 9 fights.
Record: 20-10-3
Summary: Striking

Fighter Info

Nickname: The Snake
From: Celle Saint Cloud, Paris France
Fights Out Of: Rueil Malmaison France
Age: 40
Height: 6' 6" ( 198 cm )
Weight: 205 lb ( 93 kg )

Striking

Total Attempted Strikes
0
349
73% Successful
254
Types of Successful Strikes
0
254
70% Standing
21%
177
24
53
Striking Defense
62
%
The percentage of total strikes avoided

Grappling

Total Takedowns
0
6
83% Successful
5
Grappling Totals by Type
 
 
Subm.
Passes
Sweeps
1
7
2
Takedown Defense
57
%
The percentage of total takedowns avoided
Result Fighters Event Str TD Sub Pass Method Replay
Loss
Cyrille Diabate Mar 8, 2014
0 0 0 0 R1 Submission
Ilir Latifi 0 1 2 1
Loss
Jimi Manuwa Feb 16, 2013
18 3 0 1 R1 TKO - Doctor's Stoppage
Cyrille Diabate 9 0 0 0
Win
Cyrille Diabate Nov 17, 2012
6 2 1 4 R1 Submission
Chad Griggs 2 1 0 0
Win
Cyrille Diabate Apr 14, 2012
48 2 0 3 R3 Decision - Majority
Tom DeBlass 1 2 1 7
Loss
Cyrille Diabate Nov 5, 2011
17 0 0 0 R2 Submission
Anthony Perosh 17 2 3 5
Win
Steve Cantwell Mar 3, 2011
28 1 0 1 R3 Decision - Unanimous
Cyrille Diabate 146 1 0 0
Loss
Cyrille Diabate Oct 16, 2010
11 0 0 0 R2 Submission
Alexander Gustafsson 28 2 3 7
Win
Luiz Cane May 29, 2010
4 0 0 1 R1 KO/TKO
Cyrille Diabate 17 0 0 0
Loss
Mauricio Rua
PRIDE Final Conflict Absolute
Sep 10, 2006
16 3 1 6 R1 KO/TKO
Cyrille Diabate 6 0 0 0

Biography

TRAINING: No typical day really. I’ve mixed it up by going to Thailand to train and then I came back and trained some more with the SnakeTeam in Paris before going to London to train with London ShootFighters.

When and why did you start training for fighting? I started training for combat sports and competing 19 years ago.

What ranks and titles have you held? I have been ranked in the top 5 in all the major kickboxing and Muay Thai rankings. I have been world champion 4 times.

Do you have any heroes?
My mother

What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC?
It's a big step in my MMA career. A dream come true. Now I have to reach my highest goal.

Did you go to college and if so what degree did you earn?
I studied English here in France.

What was your job before you started fighting?
I have been fighting since I was 18!!! But I have had various jobs: bodyguard, bouncer, stuntman, etc

Specific accomplishments in amateur competition? A few times French national champ in kickboxing and Muay Thai

Specific accomplishments in pro competition?
French national champion in kickboxing / Muay Thai / Shidokan karate. World champ in Shidokan karate / Muay Thai/ Sanda/ cage fighting

Ranks in any martial arts styles
: no1 in Shidokan Karate, Shootboxing, Muay Thai, kickboxing

Favorite grappling technique:
armbar

Favorite Striking technique: elbow

Career

Trained With

Dan Henderson
Dan Henderson
30-12-0
( W-L-D )

Key Opponents

Mauricio Rua
Mauricio Rua
22-9-0
( W-L-D )
Anthony Perosh
Anthony Perosh
14-8-0
( W-L-D )

Key Fights

Result
Opponent
Event
Replay
Win
Luiz Cane UFC® 114 RAMPAGE vs EVANS
Win
Luiz Cane UFC® 114 RAMPAGE vs EVANS

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