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Yancy Medeiros

15Wins8Losses1No Contest

Win Rate
62 %
Finish Rate
80 %
Decision Win %
50 %

Yancy Medeiros

Age
34
Height
5' 10 (178 cm)
Reach
76 in. (6' 4/192 cm)
Ape-Index
1.079
Stance
Orthodox
Nationality
United States
Main Division
Lightweight
Biography
Medeiros grew up in Wai'anae Hawaii and at a young age began training in Karate. He is of Filipino and Native Hawaiian descent, known as Hapa Pukiki and Hapa Pilipino. Medeiros wrestled for his Waianae High School wrestling team, placing third in the state wrestling tournament his senior season. Yancy credits Kawika Pa'aluhi, an early pioneer of MMA in Hawaii, with motivating him to train and pursue a career in MMA.
Fighter Trivia
Medeiros started off his career fighting at light heavyweight. He then moved down to middleweight and eventually made his lightweight debut at UFC 159. Medeiros credits Nick Diaz and Nate Diaz for changing his diet and work ethic which allowed him to lose weight and move down in weight classes.

Awards & Accolades

  • UFC: Fight of the Night (Two times) vs. Francisco Trinaldo and Alex Oliveira
  • UFC: Performance of the Night (Three times) vs. Damon Jackson, Joe Proctor and Sean Spencer
  • ESPN: 2017 Fight of the Year vs. Alex Oliveira

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