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"Kuya"

Josh Culibao

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Josh Culibao

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Learn more about Josh Culibao's UFC history, fighter facts, and Q&A below.

Status
Ativo
Cidade natal
Sydney, Austrália
Equipe
Igor MMA
Estilo de luta
Freestyle
Idade
29
Altura
70.00
Peso
157.20
Estreia no UFC
23.02.20
Envergadura
73.00
Alcance das pernas
39.00
  • Pro since 2016

     
  • Three first round finishes

     
  • Five wins by knockout

     
  • On two-fight winning streak

     
  • Origin of nickname: “It means older brother in Tagalog, the Filipino language. I was called that at the gym and it just stuck because I saw a lot of the older boys in my as older brothers but they ended up calling me ‘Kuya.’”

UFC 275 (6/11/22) Culibao won a three round split decision over SeungWoo Choi

UFC Fight Night (5/22/21) Culibao won a three round unanimous decision over Shayilan Nuerdanbieke

UFC on ESPN (10/3/20) Culibao fought to a three-round draw with Charles Jourdain

UFC Fight Night (2/23/20) Culibao was stopped by Jalin Turner via strikes at 3:01 of the second round

When and why did you start training for fighting? I started training at the age of 15 to lose weight and gain confidence. 



What ranks and titles have you held? BJJ purple belt, Hex Fight Series FW champion, DiamondBack FW champion and SuperFight FW champion



Do you have any heroes? My parents



What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC? It is a dream come true. It means I get to show the whole world what I’m capable of and beat the best guys in the world 



What was your job before you started fighting? Electrician



Specific accomplishments in amateur competition? World Pankration gold and silver medalist. Urban Fight Night FW amateur champion



Favorite grappling technique: D’Arce Choke



Favorite Striking technique: Jab and straight right