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Curtis Blaydes

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Curtis Blaydes

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Learn more about Curtis Blaydes' UFC history, fighter facts, and Q&A below.

Status
Activo
Ciudad natal
Naperville, United States
Trenes en
Dutch Style MMA/ UFC Gym Lombard IL
Estilo de lucha
MMA
Años
33
Alto
76.00
Peso
257.00
Debut del octágono
Apr. 10, 2016
Alcance
80.00
Alcance de la pierna
46.00
  • Pro since 2014

     
  • Three first round finishes

     
  • 13 wins by knockout

     
  • 13-3, 1 NC in his last 17 fights

     
  • Has won eight of his last 10 and four of his last five

UFC 299 (3/9/24) Blaydes stopped Jailton Almeida via strikes at :36 of the second round 

UFC Fight Night (4/22/23) Blaydes was stopped by Sergei Pavlovich via strikes at 3:08 of the first round 

UFC Fight Night (7/23/22) Blaydes defeated Tom Aspinall via TKO (injury) at :15 of the first round

UFC on ESPN (3/26/22) Blaydes stopped Chris Daukaus via strikes at :17 of the second round

UFC 266 (9/25/21) Blaydes won a three round unanimous decision over Jairzinho Rozenstruik

UFC Fight Night (2/20/21) Blaydes was knocked out by Derrick Lewis at 1:26 of the second round

UFC on ESPN (6/20/20) Blaydes won a five round unanimous decision over Alexander Volkov

UFC Fight Night (1/25/20) Blaydes stopped Junior Dos Santos via strikes at 1:06 of the second round

UFC 242 (9/7/19) Blaydes stopped Shamil Abdurakhimov via strikes at 2:22 of the second round

UFC Fight Night (3/23/19) Blaydes won a three round unanimous decision over Justin Willis

UFC Fight Night (11/24/18) Blaydes was stopped by Francis Ngannou at :45 of the first round

UFC 225 (6/9/18) Blaydes stopped Alistair Overeem via strikes at 2:56 of the third round

UFC 221 (2/11/18) Blaydes won a three round unanimous decision over Mark Hunt

UFC 217 (11/4/17) Blaydes defeated Aleksei Oleinik via TKO (Doctor stoppage) at 1:56 of the second round

UFC 213 (7/8/17) Blaydes won a three round unanimous decision over Daniel Omielanczuk

UFC Fight Night (2/4/17) Blaydes’ TKO win over Adam Milstead was overturned to a No Contest when Blaydes failed a post-fight drug test.

UFC Fight Night (10/1/16) Blaydes stopped Cody East via strikes at 2:02 of the second round

UFC Fight Night (4/10/16) Blaydes was stopped by Francis Ngannou via doctor stoppage at 5:00 of round two

When and why did you start training for fighting? A friend introduced me to it. At first, it was just something to do over the summer. I quickly realized that this is what I wanted to do.



What ranks and titles have you held? 2012 NJCAA Heavyweight National Champion



What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC? It's recognition for what I've done, but this is just the beginning; I want the belt.



Did you go to college and if so what degree did you earn? I didn't earn my degree, but I went to NIU and Harper College.



What was your job before you started fighting? Nightclub security.



Specific accomplishments in amateur competition? IKF National Champion



Favorite grappling technique: Single leg



Favorite Striking technique: Elbows