Jorge
Santiago
23-11-0( W-L-D )

Fight History

Skill Breakdown

Charts are compiled based on results from 9 fights.
Record: 23-11-0
Summary: BJJ Black Belt, Athletic, Well-Rounded

Fighter Info

Nickname: The Sandman
From: Rio de Janeiro Brazil
Fights Out Of: Coconut Creek, Florida USA
Age: 34
Height: 6' 1" ( 185 cm )
Weight: 170 lb ( 77 kg )

Media

Striking

Total Attempted Strikes
0
308
34% Successful
104
Types of Successful Strikes
0
104
64% Standing
28%
67
29
8
Striking Defense
57
%
The percentage of total strikes avoided

Grappling

Total Takedowns
0
8
25% Successful
2
Grappling Totals by Type
 
 
Subm.
Passes
Sweeps
3
4
1
Takedown Defense
60
%
The percentage of total takedowns avoided
Result Fighters Event Str TD Sub Pass Method Replay
Loss
Gunnar Nelson Feb 16, 2013
42 2 0 3 R3 Decision - Unanimous
Jorge Santiago 43 0 0 0
Loss
Demian Maia Oct 8, 2011
24 4 0 5 R3 Decision - Unanimous
Jorge Santiago 18 0 0 0
Loss
Brian Stann May 28, 2011
47 0 0 0 R2 KO/TKO
Jorge Santiago 14 0 0 0
Jorge Santiago
Strikeforce - Four Men Enter, One Man Survives
Nov 16, 2007
11 0 0 0 R1 KO/TKO
Trevor Prangley 6 0 0 0
Win
Jorge Santiago
Strikeforce - Four Men Enter, One Man Survives
Nov 16, 2007
2 0 0 0 R1 KO/TKO
Sean Salmon 0 0 0 0
Loss
Alan Belcher Dec 13, 2006
29 1 2 0 R3 KO/TKO
Jorge Santiago 14 0 3 2
Loss
Chris Leben Aug 17, 2006
9 1 0 1 R2 KO/TKO
Jorge Santiago 6 1 0 1
Win
Jorge Santiago Jun 28, 2006
9 1 0 1 R1 KO/TKO
Justin Levens 0 0 0 0
Loss
Diego Sanchez
KOTC 36: Unfinished Business
Jun 12, 2004
47 4 3 4 R3 Decision - Unanimous
Jorge Santiago 15 1 1 1

Biography

TRAINING:  I start my first training session at nine. Usually I go to do my conditioning training, and at 12:00 I do my grappling training. Then I come back at night time to do my striking training.

When and why did you start training for fighting?
2001. It was just a natural progression from what I was doing, which was a lot of competing in tournaments. This was the next step for me.

What ranks and titles have you held?
Black Belt in BJJ, Sengoku middleweight champion, 2007 STRIKEFORCE middleweight Grand Prix champion

Do you have any heroes? My father

What is your favorite technique? Right hand

Did you go to college and if so what degree did you earn?
College of fighting – I’m still studying.

What was your job before you started fighting?
Teaching martial arts.

•    Defeated Andrei Semenov, Jeremy Horn, Sean Salmon, Yuki Sasaki, Logan Clark, Kazuhiro Nakamura, Kazuo Misaki during his post-UFC stint.

•    Rematch against Misaki in August of 2010 considered to be one of the best of 2010

•    Pro since 2002

•    Nine wins by KO, 12 by submission

Career

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