Originally written on MMA Manifesto  |  Last updated 9/21/12




Brian Stann


Vitals

6'1" 185 lbs (Middleweight)
74" reach, Orthodox
September 24, 1980


Record

12-4 (UFC: 6-3)


Current Streak

1 straight win


Training

Blue belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu
Black belt in Marine Corps Martial Arts Program


Championships Held

WEC Light Heavyweight Champion: 2008 (no successful title defenses)



Strengths

- very well coached (Team Jackson-Winklejohn)
- heavy hands - knockout power
- can outbrawl opponents
- extremely physically strong
- very athletic
- good striking defense
- very aggressive fighter
- trains at altitude
- good gas tank
- good chin


Weaknesses

- susceptible to submissions
- very inaccurate striker (lands well under 50% of his strikes)
- no takedown ability
- weak takedown defense
- gets taken advantage of by strong wrestlers/grapplers
- is a rather one-dimensional brawler
- still green and inexperienced


Synopsis

Brian Stann has made progress since undertaking mixed martial arts full-time, but he still has a ways to go before he can be considered a top contender.


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