Originally posted on MMA Manifesto  |  Last updated 7/9/12




Mark Munoz

Vitals

6'0" 185 lbs (Middleweight)
71" reach, Orthodox
February 19, 1978

Record

12-2 (UFC: 7-2)

Current Streak

4 straight wins

Training

NCAA Champion & Two-Time NCAA All-American wrestler
Purple belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu


Championships Held

None



Strengths

- strong wrestler
- aggressive, relentless ground and pound
- very physically powerful fighter
- lands a lot of takedowns
- able to control fights due to his strength and wrestling
- great cardio



Weaknesses

- poor takedown & takedown defense percentages (23% & 61% respectively)
- doesn't possess much of a submission game
- getting up there in age
- is a bit of a "one trick pony" - relies heavily on ground and pound to win
- not much "one punch" knockout power on his feet
- can be knocked out


Synopsis

Mark Munoz's success in the cage depends on one thing - can he take his opponent down?  Because if he can, he more than likely will ground and pound his way to victory.


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