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Curtis Blaydes


ABOUT
Curtis Blaydes

Full NameCurtis Lionell Blaydes

BornFebruary 18, 1991

Height6' 4"

NationalityAmerican

ABOUT

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


  1. Early Life and Career
  2. Curtis Blaydes UFC
  3. Curtis Blaydes vs Jairzinho Rozenstruik
  4. Curtis Blaydes Career Stats
  5. Curtis Blaydes Last Fight
  6. Curtis Blaydes Record


curtis blaydes


Early Life and Career


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.


UFC 266: Blaydes v Rozenstruik


Curtis Blaydes Career Stats


Current Status:

Curtis Blaydes's current record stands at 15-3 (1). He is on a 1-fight win streak in the UFC.


Win-Loss-Draw:

MatchesWinsLossesDraws
242310

Wins by KO/TKO:

  1. 10


Wins by Submission:

  1. 5


Wins by Decision:

  1. 0


Current Titles:

  1. None


Reach:

  1. 80 in (203cm)


Weight:

  1. 261 lb / 118 kg


Weight Class:

  1. Heavyweight



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:


ResultRecordOpponentMethodEventDate
Win15-3 (1)Jairzinho RozenstruikDecision (Unanimous)UFC 26625/09/2021
Loss14-3 (1)Derrick LewisKO (Punch)UFC Fight Night 185: Blaydes vs. Lewis20/02/2021
Win14-2 (1)Alexander VolkovDecision (Unanimous)UFC on ESPN 11: Blaydes vs. Volkov20/06/2020
Win13-2 (1)Junior dos SantosTKO (Punches)UFC Fight Night 166: Blaydes vs. dos Santos25/01/2020
Win12-2 (1)Shamil AbdurakhimovTKO (Elbow and Punch)UFC 24207/09/2019
Win11-2 (1)Justin WillisDecision (Unanimous)UFC Fight Night 148: Thompson vs. Pettis23/03/2019
Loss10-2 (1)Francis NgannouTKO (Punches)UFC Fight Night 141: Blaydes vs. Ngannou 224/11/2018
Win10-1 (1)Alistair OvereemTKO (Elbows)UFC 22509/06/2018
Win9-1 (1)Mark HuntDecision (Unanimous)UFC 22110/02/2018
Win8-1 (1)Alexey OleynikTKO (Doctor Stoppage)UFC 21704/11/2017
Win7-1 (1)Daniel OmielanczukDecision (Unanimous)UFC 21308/07/2017
NC6-1 (1)Adam MilsteadNo Contest (Overturned)UFC Fight Night 104: Bermudez vs. Korean Zombie04/02/2017
Win6-1Cody EastTKO (Elbows)UFC Fight Night 96: Lineker vs. Dodson01/10/2016
Loss5-1Francis NgannouTKO (Doctor Stoppage)UFC Fight Night 86: Rothwell vs. Dos Santos10/04/2016
Win5-0Luis CortezTKO (Punches)RFA 3519/02/2016
Win4-0Allen CrowderTKO (Punches)RDMMA 1010/04/2015
Win3-0Brad FaylorTKO (Punches)SCS 2315/11/2014
Win2-0William BaptisteTKO (Punches)XFO 5311/10/2014
Win1-0Lorenzo HoodTKO (Doctor Stoppage)XFO 5131/05/2014


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