Curtis "Razor" Blaydes is the current #4 ranked UFC Heavyweight rankings with a professional MMA record of 15-wins, 3-losses, and 1-N/C. Blaydes is a former All American NJCAA Folkstyle Wrestler and holds a brown belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu
Blaydes started his MMA training in the early 2010s and made his amateur debut at Fight Card Entertainment against Robbie Strong. Curtis won his next 4-fights in the amateur circuit to amass a record of 5-0 before turning professional in 2014.
Curtis made his professional debut against Lorenzo Hood at XFO 51. He made short work of Hood and finished him inside 2-minutes.
Blaydes went on a tear in the independent circuit and finished his next 4-opponents via TKO(punches) to amass an undefeated record of 5-0 that led him to sign with the UFC in 2016.
Curtis Blaydes UFC
Curtis Blaydes made his UFC debut against Francis Ngannou at UFC Fight Night 86. Ngannou had no answer to Ngannou's striking prowess and lost the fight at the end of the second round via Doctor's Stoppage TKO. He bounced back from the loss by defeating Cody East in the second round via TKO to earn his first Performance of the Night bonus.
Blaydes defeated Adam Milstead via second-round TKO via knee strike. However, the decision got overturned to a No Contest because Curtis tested positive for marijuana.
Curtis didn't let the No-Contest end his momentum as he won his next 4-fights in the promotion over the likes of Mark Hunt and Alistair Overeem before getting a rematch against Francis Ngannou at UFC Fight Night: Blaydes vs. Ngannou 2.
The rematch was less competitive than the first one because Ngannou knocked out Blaydes in 45-seconds. He bounced back from the dominating loss by going on a 3-fight win streak before challenging Derrick Lewis at UFC Fight Night: Blaydes vs. Lewis. Blaydes's chin could not withstand Derrick's heavy punches as he got knocked out cold in the second round.
He went back on the winning track by securing a convincing unanimous decision victory over Jairzinho Rozenstruik.
Curtis Blaydes vs Jairzinho Rozenstruik
Curtis Blades fought Jairzinho Rozenstruik at UFC 266. Blaydes out-landed Rozenstruik as he connected with 113 strikes compared to Rozenstruick who, attempted 99 strikes in the entire fight and only managed to land 46.
Blaydes capitalized on Rozenstruiks's weak ground game as he took down Jiarzinho thrice and held him in ground control for over six minutes.
In the end, Curtis won the fight via a unanimous decision.
Curtis Blaydes Career Stats
Curtis Blaydes's current record stands at 15-3 (1). He is on a 1-fight win streak in the UFC.
Wins by KO/TKO:
Wins by Submission:
Wins by Decision:
80 in (203cm)
261 lb / 118 kg
Curtis Blaydes Last Fight
Curtis Blaydes's last fight was against Jairzinho Rozenstruik at UFC 266. Blaydes won the fight via Unanimous Decision.
Curtis Blaydes Record
Below is the professional MMA record of Curtis Blaydes: