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"The Devastator"
Dominick Reyes
#2 Light Heavyweight Division • 12-1-0 (W-L-D)

Stats & Records

  • 7
    Wins by Knockout
  • 2
    Wins by Submission
  • 3
    Wins by Decision
DETROIT, MI - DECEMBER 02: (R-L) Dominick Reyes punches Jeremy Kimball in their light heavyweight bout during the UFC 218 event inside Little Caesars Arena on December 02, 2017 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Josh Hedges/Zuffa LLC/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images)
Striking accuracy 49% 49%

Striking accuracy

Sig. Strikes Landed
311
Sig. Strikes Attempted
629
DETROIT, MI - DECEMBER 02: (L-R) Dominick Reyes submits Jeremy Kimball in their light heavyweight bout during the UFC 218 event inside Little Caesars Arena on December 02, 2017 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Josh Hedges/Zuffa LLC/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images)
Grappling accuracy 17% 17%

Grappling accuracy

Takedowns Landed
1
Takedowns Attempted
6
4.88
Sig. Str. Landed
Per Min
3.00
Sig. Str. Absorbed
Per Min
0.24
Takedown avg
Per 15 Min
0.24
Submission avg
Per 15 Min
49
%
Sig. Str. Defense
82
%
Takedown Defense
0.94
Knockdown Ratio
09:07
Average fight time

Sig. Str. By Position

Standing
248 (80%)
Clinch
40 (13%)
Ground
23 (7%)

Sig. Str. by target

46% 142 Head 30% 94 Body 24% 75 Leg

Win By Way

KO/TKO
7 (58%)
DEC
3 (25%)
SUB
2 (17%)

Event Results

Biography

Status
Active
Hometown
Apple Valley, United States
Age
30
Height
76.00
Weight
205.00
Octagon Debut
Jun. 26, 2017
Reach
77.00
Leg reach
43.50
Q & A

TRAINING: A typical day of training includes cardio, grappling, and striking. While a special day would include a trip to the mountains or the beach for mitts/ cardio as well as visualization training. 

When and why did you start training for fighting? May 2013. I was not done with athletic competition following college football at Stony Brook University.

What ranks and titles have you held? Number 3 LHW in California. HFC LHW Champion

Do you have any heroes? My Father Jose Reyes

What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC? I have finally made it to the BIG LEAGUES!

Did you go to college and if so what degree did you earn? Yes, Stony Brook University. I earned a Bachelors in Science with a focus on Information Systems, focusing on Business and Economics

What was your job before you started fighting? Technical Support Specialist at Oak Hills High School.

Specific accomplishments in amateur competition? Earned a #1 Ranking in California, two-time University of MMA LHW champion. 2nd in 2015 IBJJF Worlds (Blue Belt)

Specific accomplishments in pro competition? I've always wanted to have a walk off head kick KO. Accomplished this twice in a row.

If any, list ranks in any martial arts styles: Blue Belt in BJJ

Favorite grappling technique: D’Arce choke

Favorite Striking technique: Head Kick

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Dominick Reyes prepares to face Jan Blachowicz of Poland in their light heavyweight championship bout during UFC 253 inside Flash Forum on UFC Fight Island on September 27, 2020 in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. (Photo by Josh Hedges/Zuffa LLC)
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DETROIT, MI - DECEMBER 02: (L-R) Dominick Reyes submits Jeremy Kimball in their light heavyweight bout during the UFC 218 event inside Little Caesars Arena on December 02, 2017 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Josh Hedges/Zuffa LLC/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images)