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"The Young Punisher"

Pedro Munhoz

#9 Bantamweight Division • 19-5-0 (W-L-D)

Stats & Records

  • 5
    Wins by Knockout
  • 8
    Wins by Submission
  • 6
    Wins by Decision
Striking accuracy 44% 44%

Striking accuracy

Sig. Strikes Landed
863
Sig. Strikes Attempted
1962
Grappling accuracy 21% 21%

Grappling accuracy

Takedowns Landed
7
Takedowns Attempted
33
5.60
Sig. Str. Landed
Per Min
5.87
Sig. Str. Absorbed
Per Min
0.68
Takedown avg
Per 15 Min
0.78
Submission avg
Per 15 Min
59
%
Sig. Str. Defense
80
%
Takedown Defense
0.49
Knockdown Ratio
10:16
Average fight time

Sig. Str. By Position

Standing
777 (90%)
Clinch
45 (5%)
Ground
41 (5%)

Sig. Str. by target

54% 465 Head 19% 161 Body 27% 237 Leg

Win By Way

KO/TKO
5 (26%)
DEC
6 (32%)
SUB
8 (42%)

Event Results

  • Win

    Munhoz vs Rivera

    Round
    3
    Time
    5:00
    Method
    Decision - Unanimous
  • Win

    Munhoz vs Edgar

    Round
    5
    Time
    05:00
    Method
    DEC

Biography

Status
Active
Hometown
Brazil
Trains at
Black House MMA
Fighting style
Muay Thai
Age
34
Height
66.00
Weight
135.00
Octagon Debut
Feb. 22, 2014
Reach
64.50
Leg reach
36.50
Q & A

When and why did you start training for fighting? At age 13 when I saw Royce Gracie fighting in the UFC.

What ranks and titles have you held? RFA Bantamweight Champion, 2x Brazilian National No-Gi Champion, 6x State BJJ Champion, Black Belt BJJ 

Do you have any heroes? I don't have any heroes, but I look up to certain individuals in my personal and professional life for inspiration. 

What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC? It's a dream come true.  Since the age of 13 all I wanted to become was a professional fighter.  When I accomplished that I could not wait to be a part of the UFC, and in 2010 I came to the U.S. to conquer that dream.

Did you go to college and if so what degree did you earn? Yes. Bachelor's in physical education

What was your job before you started fighting? BJJ and Muay Thai Instructor

Specific accomplishments in pro competition? Winning and defending the RFA title

Ranks in any martial arts styles: Black Belt BJJ

Favorite grappling technique: Guillotine choke

Favorite Striking technique: Elbows and knees

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Pedro Munhoz of Brazil celebrates victory after his bantamweight bout against Justin Soggins of the United States at the UFC Fight Night Bader v Minotouro at Ibirapuera Gymnasium on November 19, 2016 in Sao Paulo, Brazil. (Photo by Buda Mendes/Zuffa LLC)
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Pedro Munhoz of Brazil secures a guillotine choke submission against Russell Doane of the United States in their bantamweight bout during the UFC Fight Night event inside the MGM Grand Garden Arena on July 7, 2016 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC)