Paul
Buentello

"The Executioner"
  • Age:
    47
  • Gender:
    Male
  • Height:
    6' 3"
  • Weight:
    245
  • Fighting Out Of:
    CA

Stats

W-L-D
36-17-0
(T)KO
22-4
SUB
10-8

Paul
Buentello

"The Executioner"
  • Age:
    47
  • Gender:
    Male
  • Height:
    6' 3"
  • Weight:
    245
  • Fighting Out Ofs:
    CA

Stats

W-L-D
36-17-0
(T)KO
22-4
SUB
10-8

Professional Career Statistics

Current Streak

  • Losses:
    1

Quick Hits

  • Fastest Win:
    00:00
  • Fastest KO:
    00:00
  • Fastest SUB:
    00:21

(T)KO/DEC/SUB Rates

  • Finish Rate:
    88.9%
  • Finished Rate:
    70.6%
  • Win by Decision Rate:
    11.1%
  • Loss by Decision Rate:
    29.4%
  • Win by KO Rate:
    61.1%
  • Loss by KO Rate:
    23.5%
  • Win by SUB Rate:
    27.8%
  • Loss by SUB Rate:
    47.1%

Time in cage

  • Pro Record:
    36-17-0 (Win-Loss-Draw)
  • Career Length:
    19 years, 8 months, 13 days
  • Rounds Fought:
    83.6
  • Avg. Fights/Year:
    2.7
  • Longest Layoff:
    1 years, 6 month, 12 days
  • Quickest Turnaround:
    13 days

By the rounds

  • Ave. Rounds (Ws):
    1.4
  • Ave. Length of Fight (Ws):
    07:10
  • Ave. Rounds (Ls):
    1.9
  • Ave. Length of Fight (Ls):
    09:24

Professional Fight Record

Date Res. Opponent Weightclass Method Round Time
NSF
07/15/2016
Loss
36-16-0
Denis Goltsov
(17-4-0)
Heavyweight
KO
Absolute Championship Berkut 41
1 03:08
NSF
05/24/2016
Win
35-16-0
Eric Prindle
(10-7-0)

KO
Abu Dhabi Warriors Fighting Championship 4
1 05:00
NSF
10/03/2015
Win
34-16-0
Thierry Sokoudjou
(15-11-0)

KO (Strike)
Abu Dhabi Warriors Fighting Championship 3
3 03:12
03/21/2014
Loss
34-15-0
Myron Dennis
(9-3-0)
Light-heavyweight
204 vs 204
Decision (Split Decision)
Legacy Fighting Championship 29
5 05:00
08/23/2013
Win
33-15-0
James McSweeney
(11-10-0)
Light-heavyweight
206 vs 206
TKO/RSC
Legacy Fighting Championship 22
2 02:44
NSF
05/30/2013
Win
32-15-0
Igor Kostin
(6-0-0)

Decision (Unanimous Decision)
Star Fight-15
3 05:00
NSF
12/08/2012
Win
31-15-0
Mike Cook
(11-11-0)

KO (Strike)
International Fighting Championship 29
2 02:08
NSF
10/12/2012
Win
30-15-0
Igor Kostin
(0-0-0)

KO
Vologda Fight Festival
3 03:59
03/31/2012
Loss
30-14-0
Darrill Schoonover
(11-5-0)
Heavyweight
260 vs 247
Decision (Unanimous Decision)
Worldwide MMA USA
3 05:00
08/20/2011
Loss
30-13-0
Cole Konrad
(7-0-0)
Heavyweight
255.2 vs 264.5
Decision (Unanimous Decision)
Bellator Fighting Championships 48
3 05:00
NSF
12/11/2010
Win
29-13-0
Kerry Schall
(23-11-0)

Decision (Unanimous Decision)
Nemesis Fighting: MMA Global Invasion
3 05:00
08/14/2010
Loss
29-12-0
Tim Sylvia
(26-6-0)
Super-Heavyweight
251.6 vs 274.4
KO
War On The Mainland
2 04:57
05/22/2010
Win
28-12-0
Bryan Humes
(6-0-0)
Heavyweight
250 vs 265
Decision (Unanimous Decision)
Shark Fight 5/22/10
3 05:00
03/21/2010
Loss
28-11-0
Cheick Kongo
(14-6-1)
Heavyweight
246 vs 237
Submission (Strikes)
UFC Live on Versus: Vera vs Jones
3 01:16
12/12/2009
Loss
28-10-0
Stefan Struve
(17-3-0)
Heavyweight
Decision (Majority Decision)
UFC 107: Penn vs Sanchez
3 05:00
01/24/2009
Win
27-10-0
Kiril Sidellnikov
(6-2-0)
Super-Heavyweight
244 vs 229.5
TKO/RSC (Referee Stoppage from Strikes)
Affliction 2: Day of Reckoning
3 04:13
07/19/2008
Win
26-10-0
Gary Goodridge
(23-17-1)
Heavyweight
237 vs 253.7
Decision (Unanimous Decision)
Affliction: Banned
3 05:00
NSF
11/16/2007
Loss
26-9-0
Alistair Overeem
(25-11-0)
Heavyweight
250 vs 224
Submission (Strikes)
Strikeforce: Tournament Series
2 03:42
NSF
06/22/2007
Win
25-9-0
Carter Williams
(3-1-0)
Heavyweight
250.5 vs 265.5
KO (Strike)
Strikeforce: Shamrock vs Baroni
2 00:10
12/08/2006
Win
24-9-0
Ruben Villareal
(11-10-3)
Heavyweight
255.5 vs 255.5
KO
Strikeforce 4: Triple Threat
2 03:57
10/07/2006
Win
23-9-0
Tank Abbott
(9-11-0)
Heavyweight
261 vs 251
KO
Strikeforce 3: Tank vs. Buentello
1 00:23
02/04/2006
Win
22-9-0
Gilbert Aldana
(5-0-0)
Heavyweight
254 vs 257
TKO/RSC (Referee Stoppage from Strikes)
UFC 57: Liddell vs Couture 3
2 02:27
NSF
10/07/2005
Loss
22-8-0
Andrei Arlovski
(9-3-0)
Heavyweight
KO
UFC 55: Fury
1 00:15
06/04/2005
Win
21-8-0
Kevin Jordan
(7-2-0)

Submission (Guillotine Choke)
UFC 53: Heavy Hitters
1 04:00
02/05/2005
Win
20-8-0
Justin Eilers
(9-2-1)
Heavyweight
247 vs 225
TKO/RSC
UFC 51: Super Saturday
1 02:34
NSF
11/14/2004
Win
19-8-0
Bo Cantrell
(4-3-0)

TKO/RSC
King of the Cage 44: Revenge
1 00:45
NSF
12/28/2003
Win
18-8-0
Lloyd Marshbanks
(0-0-0)

TKO/RSC (Referee Stoppage)
XXXtreme Impact 1
1 02:57
NSF
11/02/2003
Win
17-8-0
Bobby Hoffman
(30-4-1)

Submission (Verbal Submission)
King of the Cage 30: The Pinnacle
2 05:00
NSF
10/10/2003
Win
16-8-0
Andy Montana
(11-2-0)

KO (Kick to the Head)
Rumble On The Rock 4
1 02:50
NSF
08/10/2003
Loss
16-7-0
Bobby Hoffman
(29-4-1)

Decision (Split Decision)
King of the Cage 27: Aftermath
3 05:00
11/01/2002
Win
15-7-0
Mike Kyle
(1-1-0)
Heavyweight
243 vs 240.5
TKO/RSC
King of the Cage 18: Sudden Impact
2 01:24
NSF
06/19/2002
Win
14-7-0
Roger Neff
(7-3-0)

KO (Kick)
King of the Cage 14: 5150
1 03:04
NSF
09/15/2001
Win
13-7-0
Jimmy Westfall
(0-2-1)

TKO/RSC
International Fighting Alliance: Return of the Warriors
05:00
NSF
08/31/2001
Win
12-7-0
Gary Marshall
(1-1-0)

Submission (Strikes)
International Fighting Championship: Warriors Challenge 15
1 04:53
NSF
06/15/2001
Loss
12-6-0
Nate Schroeder
(10-6-0)

Submission (Heel Hook)
International Fighting Championship: Warriors Challenge 13
1 04:10
NSF
04/11/2001
Loss
12-5-0
Sam Sotelo
(0-0-0)

Submission (Strikes)
International Fighting Championship: Warriors Challenge 12
3 03:22
NSF
02/24/2001
Loss
12-4-0
Ricco Rodriguez
(8-1-0)

Submission (Knee Bar)
King of the Cage 7: Wet and Wild
2 05:00
NSF
06/14/2000
Win
11-4-0
Larry Parker
(10-4-1)

TKO/RSC (Referee Stoppage from Strikes)
International Fighting Championship: Warriors Challenge 8
1 05:06
NSF
05/03/2000
Win
9-3-0
Jason Godsey
(11-11-0)

Submission (Punches)
International Fighting Championship: Warriors Challenge 7
1 05:56
NSF
05/03/2000
Loss
9-3-0
Gan McGee
(3-0-0)

Submission (Strikes)
International Fighting Championship: Warriors Challenge 7
1 02:44
NSF
05/03/2000
Win
9-3-0
Rocky Batastini
(4-3-0)

Submission (Arm bar)
International Fighting Championship: Warriors Challenge 7
1 03:47
NSF
12/04/1999
Win
8-3-0
Jimmy Westfall
(0-1-1)

TKO/RSC (Corner Threw in the Towel)
Amarillo Shootfighting
1 00:59
NSF
11/20/1999
Win
6-3-0
Gilbert Duran
(1-3-0)

Submission (Strikes)
World Class Shootfighting
3 05:00
NSF
11/20/1999
Win
6-3-0
Denny Mathias
(0-0-0)

Submission (Strikes)
World Class Shootfighting
3 05:00
NSF
05/15/1999
Loss
6-2-0
Todd Broadaway
(2-0-0)

TKO/RSC (Doctor Stoppage from a Cut)
Extreme Challenge 24
1 06:00
NSF
06/20/1998
Win
3-2-0
Larry Parker
(1-0-0)

KO (Knee)
Unified Shoot Wrestling Federation 9
1 00:30
NSF
06/20/1998
Win
3-2-0
Shane Saavedra
(0-0-0)

TKO/RSC
Unified Shoot Wrestling Federation 9
1 02:15
NSF
06/20/1998
Win
3-2-0
Dustin Heronemus
(0-0-0)

Submission (Rear Naked Choke)
Unified Shoot Wrestling Federation 9
1 00:21
NSF
08/16/1997
Loss
3-1-0
Daniel Severn
(17-3-1)

Submission
Unified Shoot Wrestling Federation 6
1 02:55
NSF
04/12/1997
Win
1-0-0
Derek McGill
(0-0-0)

Submission (Choke)
Unified Shoot Wrestling Federation 4
1 06:00
NSF
04/12/1997
Loss
1-0-0
Evan Tanner
(0-0-0)

Submission (Rear Naked Choke)
Unified Shoot Wrestling Federation 4
1 02:20
NSF
04/12/1997
Win
1-0-0
David David
(0-0-0)

Submission (Choke)
Unified Shoot Wrestling Federation 4
1 07:35
NSF
11/02/1996
Win
0-0-0
James Stone
(0-1-0)

KO (Knee)
Unified Shoot Wrestling Federation 2
3 05:00

* Bouts marked with an 'Official' logo denote results which have been verified by an ABC-recognized athletic commission
* Bouts marked with an (*) are considered exhibition bouts and do not count towards the fighter's record
* Weights marked with an (*) denote those over the limit for the weight class