Julio Arce

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Julio Arce
Born (1989-10-27) October 27, 1989 (age 30)
Miami, Florida, United States[1]
Height5 ft 7 in (1.70 m)
Weight145 lb (66 kg; 10 st 5 lb)
DivisionFeatherweight
Bantamweight
Reach70 in (178 cm)[1]
Fighting out ofQueens, New York, United States
TeamTeam Tiger Schulmann
Rank2nd degree MMA black belt under Tiger Schulmann [1]
Years active2012–present
Mixed martial arts record
Total20
Wins16
By knockout4
By submission5
By decision7
Losses4
By submission1
By decision3
Mixed martial arts record from Sherdog

Julio Arce (born October 27, 1989) is an American mixed martial artist (MMA). He was the former Ring of Combat bantamweight and featherweight champion. He also won the Golden Gloves 2011 Championship[2] Arce currently competes in the Featherweight division in the UFC.

Background[edit]

At fourteen and weighing 200 pounds, Arce joined Team Tiger Schulmann combat gym to lose weight.[3] He started training, competed in kickboxing, and won the New York Golden Gloves championship in 2011 in boxing prior transitioned to MMA in 2012.[4]

Mixed martial arts career[edit]

Early career[edit]

Arce started his professional MMA career since 2012 and fought most of his fights in Ring of Combat promotion and he was the bantamweight[5][6][7] and featherweight champion.[8][9][10] He amassed a record of 8-1 before signed by UFC.[11]

Dana White's Tuesday Night Contender Series[edit]

Arce appeared in DWTNCS: Season 1, Episode 5 web-series program. He faced Peter Petties and won the fight via a technical knockout.[12] Even with the win, Arce was not awarded UFC contract at that event but was called to replaced injured Charles Rosa at UFC 200.[13]

Ultimate Fighting Championship[edit]

Arce made his UFC debut on January 20, 2018 against Dan Ige, replacing an injured Charles Rosa at UFC 220.[14] He won the fight via unanimous decision with the scoreboard of (30-27, 30-27, 29-28).[15]

His next fight came on June 1, 2018 at UFC Fight Night 131 against Daniel Teymur.[16] He won the fight via a rear-naked choke in the third round.[17]

Arce faced Sheymon Moraes on November 3, 2018 at UFC 230.[18] He lost the fight via split decision.[19]

Arce faced Julian Erosa on May 18, 2019 at UFC Fight Night 151.[20] He won the fight via knockout in the third round.[21]

Arce faced Hakeem Dawodu on November 2, 2019 at UFC 244.[22] He lost the fight by split decision.[23]

Championships and accomplishments[edit]

Mixed martial arts[edit]

  • Ring of Combat
    • Ring of Combat Bantamweight Champion (Five times)[24][25][26]
    • Right of Combat Featherweight Champion (Three times)[27][28][29]

Boxing[edit]

  • Golden Gloves
    • Golden Gloves 2011 Champion[30]

Personal life[edit]

Arce works as a MMA instructor at Tiger Schulmann sport gym at Queens.[1]

Mixed martial arts record[edit]

Professional record breakdown
20 matches 16 wins 4 losses
By knockout 4 0
By submission 5 1
By decision 7 3
Res. Record Opponent Method Event Date Round Time Location Notes
Loss 16–4 Hakeem Dawodu Decision (split) UFC 244 November 2, 2019 3 5:00 New York City, New York, United States
Win 16–3 Julian Erosa KO (head kick) UFC Fight Night: dos Anjos vs. Lee May 18, 2019 3 1:49 Rochester, New York, United States
Loss 15–3 Sheymon Moraes Decision (split) UFC 230 November 3, 2018 3 5:00 New York City, New York, United States
Win 15–2 Daniel Teymur Submission (rear-naked choke) UFC Fight Night: Rivera vs. Moraes June 1, 2018 3 2:55 Utica, New York, United States
Win 14–2 Dan Ige Decision (unanimous) UFC 220 January 20, 2018 3 5:00 Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Win 13–2 Peter Petties TKO (punches) Dana White's Contender Series 5 August 8, 2017 2 2:39 Las Vegas, Nevada, United States
Win 12–2 Tim Dooling Decision (unanimous) ROC 59 June 2, 2017 3 5:00 Atlantic City, New Jersey, United States Defended the Ring of Combat Featherweight Championship.
Win 11–2 Frank Buenafuente Submission (rear-naked choke) ROC 58 February 24, 2017 2 N/A Atlantic City, New Jersey, United States Defended the Ring of Combat Featherweight Championship.
Win 10–2 Frank Buenafuente Decision ROC 57 November 18, 2016 3 5:00 Atlantic City, New Jersey, United States Won the Ring of Combat Featherweight Championship.
Win 9–2 Francisco Isata Submission (rear-naked choke) CFFC 60 August 6, 2016 2 3:16 Atlantic City, New Jersey, United States Featherweight debut.
Loss 8–2 Brian Kelleher Submission (guillotine choke) ROC 54 March 4, 2016 3 0:18 Atlantic City, New Jersey, United States For the Ring of Combat Bantamweight Championship.
Loss 8–1 Brian Kelleher Decision (majority) ROC 52 September 25, 2015 3 5:00 Atlantic City, New Jersey, United States Lost the Ring of Combat Bantamweight Championship.
Win 8–0 Michael Imperato Decision (unanimous) ROC 51 June 5, 2015 3 5:00 Atlantic City, New Jersey, United States Defended the Ring of Combat Bantamweight Championship.
Win 7–0 Thomas Vasquez TKO (punches) ROC 50 January 23, 2015 3 3:46 Atlantic City, New Jersey, United States Defended the Ring of Combat Bantamweight Championship.
Win 6–0 Jake Grigson Submission (rear-naked choke) ROC 49 September 19, 2014 1 2:20 Atlantic City, New Jersey, United States Defended the Ring of Combat Bantamweight Championship.
Win 5–0 Jason McLean Decision (unanimous) ROC 47 January 24, 2014 3 5:00 Atlantic City, New Jersey, United States Won the Ring of Combat Bantamweight Championship.
Win 4–0 Corey Simmons Submission (rear-naked hoke) ROC 46 September 20, 2013 2 3:49 Atlantic City, New Jersey, United States
Win 3–0 Dennis Dombrow Decision (unanimous) ROC 45 June 14, 2013 3 5:00 Atlantic City, New Jersey, United States
Win 2–0 Umaer Haq Decision (unanimous) Xtreme Caged Combat: Backlash November 2, 2012 3 5:00 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Win 1–0 Kenneth Nagle KO (punches) Matrix Fights 6 July 13, 2012 1 1:46 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States Bantamweight debut.

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See also[edit]

References[edit]

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  2. ^ "2011 Golden Gloves Winners - NY Daily News". nydailynews.com. Retrieved 2018-10-29.
  3. ^ "From 'pudgy fat kid' to the octagon, UFC 220 winner Julio Arce hopes his journey inspires others". MMAjunkie. 2018-11-02. Retrieved 2018-10-29.
  4. ^ Harris, Scott. "The Beaten Path: Julio Arce Is New York's Newest MMA Prospect". Bleacher Report. Retrieved 2018-10-29.
  5. ^ "Lou Neglia's Ring of Combat 47: January 24, 2014: Results and Pics - Lou Neglia". Lou Neglia. 2014-02-09. Retrieved 2018-10-29.
  6. ^ "Lou Neglia's Ring of Combat 49: September 19, 2014: Official Results and Pics - Lou Neglia". Lou Neglia. 2014-10-03. Retrieved 2018-10-29.
  7. ^ Sherdog.com. "Sherdog Prospect Watch: Julio Arce". Sherdog. Retrieved 2018-10-29.
  8. ^ "ROC 59 Fight Recap | Lou Neglia's Ring of Combat | Next Generation of Mixed Martial Arts!". ROC 59 Fight Recap | Lou Neglia's Ring of Combat | Next Generation of Mixed Martial Arts!. Retrieved 2018-10-29.
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  11. ^ Sherdog.com. "Julio Arce MMA Stats, Pictures, News, Videos, Biography - Sherdog.com". Sherdog. Retrieved 2018-11-02.
  12. ^ "Dana White's Contender Series 5 results: Mike Rodriguez, Alex Perez score UFC deals". MMAjunkie. 2017-08-09. Retrieved 2018-10-29.
  13. ^ "From 'pudgy fat kid' to the octagon, UFC 220 winner Julio Arce hopes his journey inspires others". MMAjunkie. 2018-01-22. Retrieved 2018-11-03.
  14. ^ "Report: Julio Arce Stepping In At UFC 220 | Fightful MMA". www.fightful.com. Retrieved 2018-11-02.
  15. ^ "UFC 220 Recap: Julio Arce outworks Dan Ige to an unanimous decision - MMA Today". MMA Today. 2018-11-02. Retrieved 2018-11-03.
  16. ^ "New York's Julio Arce to Meet Swede Daniel Teymur in Utica". MMA Today. 2018-04-11. Retrieved 2018-11-02.
  17. ^ "UFC Fight Night 131 results: Julio Arce outstrikes, then chokes out Daniel Teymur". MMAjunkie. 2018-06-02. Retrieved 2018-11-02.
  18. ^ "UFC 230 adds Shane Burgos-Kurt Holobaugh, Julio Arce-Sheymon Moraes". MMAjunkie. 2018-08-30. Retrieved 2018-10-29.
  19. ^ Doherty, Dan (2018-11-03). "UFC 230 Results: Sheymon Moraes Tops Julio Arce in Bloody Battle". Cageside Press. Retrieved 2018-11-04.
  20. ^ Marcel Dorff (2019-04-04). "Julio Arce makes an appearance against Julian Erosa during UFC Rochester" (in Dutch). mmadna.nl. Retrieved 2019-04-04.
  21. ^ Anderson, Jay (2019-05-18). "UFC Rochester Results: Julio Arce Floors Julian Erosa With Head Kick". Cageside Press. Retrieved 2019-05-19.
  22. ^ Jose Youngs (2019-09-10). "Julio Arce vs. Hakeem Dawodu set for UFC 244". mmafighting.com. Retrieved 2019-09-10.
  23. ^ Shillan, Keith (2019-11-02). "UFC 244 Results: Hakeem Dawodu Beats Julio Arce by Narrow Split Decision". Cageside Press. Retrieved 2019-11-03.
  24. ^ "Lou Neglia's Ring of Combat 47: January 24, 2014: Results and Pics - Lou Neglia". Lou Neglia. 2014-02-09. Retrieved 2018-10-29.
  25. ^ "Lou Neglia's Ring of Combat 49: September 19, 2014: Official Results and Pics - Lou Neglia". Lou Neglia. 2014-10-03. Retrieved 2018-10-29.
  26. ^ Sherdog.com. "Sherdog Prospect Watch: Julio Arce". Sherdog. Retrieved 2018-10-29.
  27. ^ "ROC 59 Fight Recap | Lou Neglia's Ring of Combat | Next Generation of Mixed Martial Arts!". ROC 59 Fight Recap | Lou Neglia's Ring of Combat | Next Generation of Mixed Martial Arts!. Retrieved 2018-10-29.
  28. ^ "Ring of Combat 58 Recap | Lou Neglia's Ring of Combat | Next Generation of Mixed Martial Arts!". Ring of Combat 58 Recap | Lou Neglia's Ring of Combat | Next Generation of Mixed Martial Arts!. Retrieved 2018-10-29.
  29. ^ "ROC 57 Fight Results | Lou Neglia's Ring of Combat | Next Generation of Mixed Martial Arts!". ROC 57 Fight Results | Lou Neglia's Ring of Combat | Next Generation of Mixed Martial Arts!. Retrieved 2018-10-29.
  30. ^ "2011 Golden Gloves Winners - NY Daily News". nydailynews.com. Retrieved 2018-10-29.
  31. ^ Sherdog.com. "Julio Arce MMA Stats, Pictures, News, Videos, Biography - Sherdog.com". Sherdog. Retrieved 2019-11-03.

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