Curtis Blaydes

Curtis Blaydes

Personal Information

Full Name Curtis Lionell Blaydes
Date of Birth February 18, 1991
Nationality American
Birth Place Naperville, Illinois, U.S.
Height 6' 4"
Nickname Razor
Weight Class Heavyweight
Status Active

Curtis Blaydes News

BREAKING: Lightweight fighters coming off losses set to faceoff at UFC Sao Paulo in November
BREAKING: Lightweight fighters coming off losses set to faceoff at UFC Sao Paulo in November
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WATCH: UFC ring girl Camila Oliveira wins the internet over after special trip for mother
UFC heavyweight Curtis Blaydes shares concerns over brain trauma after TKO loss to Sergei Pavlovich
UFC heavyweight Curtis Blaydes shares concerns over brain trauma after TKO loss to Sergei Pavlovich
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Exclusive: UFC heavyweight Curtis Blaydes decodes why Francis Ngannou demanded board position at PFL
Exclusive: UFC heavyweight Curtis Blaydes decodes why Francis Ngannou demanded board position at PFL

Curtis Blaydes: A Brief Biography

Curtis "Razor" Blaydes is the current #4 ranked UFC Heavyweight rankings with a professional MMA record of 17 wins, 4 losses, and 1-N/C. Blaydes is a former All-American NJCAA Folkstyle Wrestler and holds a brown belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu.



Latest News Update for Curtis Blaydes

SERGEI PAVLOVICH DOES IT AGAIN 😱 ANOTHER FIRST ROUND KO! #UFCVegas71 https://t.co/xwfCxf8u7M


Curtis Blaydes lost his last fight at UFC Fight Night 222 against Sergei Pavlovich on April 22, 2023.





Curtis Blaydes Facts


Birth PlaceNaperville, Illinois, U.S.
Star SignAquarius
Net Worth (2023)$2 million (estimated)
Age32
EducationNorthern Illinois University/ Harper College
MMA Debut2014
MMA Record17-4-1
Social MediaInstagram, Twitter




Early Life and Career


Curtis Lionell Blaydes was born on February 18, 1991, in Illinois, United States, and started training in wrestling when a friend introduced him to the sport. The vacation hobby soon became a career path once he realized his potential in the fight business.


'Razor' was National Junior College Athletic Association(NJCAA) heavyweight champion in 2012.


He was a security for a nightclub before signing up for the Ultimate Fighting Championship.




Curtis Blaydes's Career in UFC


UFC 266: Blaydes v Rozenstruik
UFC 266: Blaydes v Rozenstruik


Curtis Blaydes made his UFC debut on April 10, 2016, against Francis Ngannou and lost the fight via technical knockout in the second round.


Throughout his UFC career, Blaydes has faced numerous fighters and has only lost to Francis Ngannou and Derrick Lewis in his career so far. He also has a No-Contest fight against Adam Milstead, overturned after testing positive for marijuana use.


The contenders who lost to Curtis Blaydes throughout his career are Cody East, Daniel Omielanczuk, Alexey Oleynik, Mark Hunt, Alistair Overeem, Justin Willis, Shamil Abdurakhinov, Junior dos Santos, Alexander Volkov, Jairzinho Rozenstruik, Chris Daukaus, and Tom Aspinall.





Curtis Blaydes Record


Res.RecordOpponentMethodEventDateRoundTimeLocation
Loss17-4-1Sergei PavlovichKO/TKOUFC Fight Night 222April 22, 202313:08Las Vegas, U.S.
Win17–3 (1)Tom AspinallTKO (knee injury)UFC Fight Night: Blaydes vs. AspinallJuly 23, 202210:15London, England
Win16–3 (1)Chris DaukausTKO (punches)UFC on ESPN: Blaydes vs. DaukausMarch 26, 202220:17Columbus, Ohio, United States
Win15–3 (1)Jairzinho RozenstruikDecision (unanimous)UFC 266September 25, 202135:00Las Vegas, Nevada, United States
Loss14–3 (1)Derrick LewisKO (punch)UFC Fight Night: Blaydes vs. LewisFebruary 20, 202121:26Las Vegas, Nevada, United States
Win14–2 (1)Alexander VolkovDecision (unanimous)UFC on ESPN: Blaydes vs. VolkovJune 20, 202055:00Las Vegas, Nevada, United States
Win13–2 (1)Junior dos SantosTKO (punches)UFC Fight Night: Blaydes vs. dos SantosJanuary 25, 202021:06Raleigh, North Carolina, United States
Win12–2 (1)Shamil AbdurakhimovTKO (elbow and punch)UFC 242September 7, 201922:22Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Win11–2 (1)Justin WillisDecision (unanimous)UFC Fight Night: Thompson vs. PettisMarch 23, 201935:00Nashville, Tennessee, United States
Loss10–2 (1)Francis NgannouTKO (punches)UFC Fight Night: Blaydes vs. Ngannou 2November 24, 201810:45Beijing, China
Win10–1 (1)Alistair OvereemTKO (elbows)UFC 225June 9, 201832:56Chicago, Illinois, United States
Win9–1 (1)Mark HuntDecision (unanimous)UFC 221February 11, 201835:00Perth, Australia
Win8–1 (1)Alexey OleynikTKO (doctor stoppage)UFC 217November 4, 201721:56New York City, New York, United States
Win7–1 (1)Daniel OmielaΕ„czukDecision (unanimous)UFC 213July 8, 201735:00Las Vegas, Nevada, United States
NC6–1 (1)Adam MilsteadNC (overturned)UFC Fight Night: Bermudez vs. The Korean ZombieFebruary 4, 201720:59Houston, Texas, United States
Win6–1Cody EastTKO (elbows)UFC Fight Night: Lineker vs. DodsonOctober 1, 201622:02Portland, Oregon, United States
Loss5–1Francis NgannouTKO (doctor stoppage)UFC Fight Night: Rothwell vs. dos SantosApril 10, 201625:00Zagreb, Croatia
Win5–0Luis CortezTKO (punches)RFA 35: Moises vs. CastilloFebruary 19, 201630:41Orem, Utah, United States
Win4–0Allen CrowderTKO (punches)RDMMA: Battle in the South 10April 10, 20152N/AWilmington, North Carolina, United States
Win3–0Brad FaylorTKO (punches)SCS 23: RedemptionNovember 15, 201420:45Hinton, Oklahoma, United States
Win2–0William BaptisteTKO (punches)XFO 53October 11, 201412:14Chicago, Illinois, United States
Win1–0Lorenzo HoodTKO (doctor stoppage)XFO 51May 31, 201411:42Chicago, Illinois, United States




Curtis Blaydes' Most Popular Fight


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.



UFC 266: Blaydes v Rozenstruik





*Last updated on April 23, 2023.

FAQs

Curtis Blaydes has only lost to Francis Ngannou,Derrick Lewis and Sergei Pavlovich in the UFC.
Curtis Blaydes has had 17 fights in the UFC.
Curtis Blaydes is currently the No.4 ranked contender in the heavyweight division of the UFC.