Laureano Staropoli (born February 27, 1993) is an Argentinian mixed martial artist (MMA). He currently competes in the Welterweight division in the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC).
Mixed martial arts career
Staropoli started his professional MMA career since 2013 and fought primary in South America. He amassed a record of 7-1 prior joining UFC.
Ultimate Fighting Championship
Staropoli made his UFC debut on November 17, 2018 at UFC Fight Night: Magny vs. Ponzinibbio against Hector Aldana. He won the fight via unanimous decision.
Staropoli faced Thiago Alves at UFC 237 on May 11, 2019. He won the fight via unanimous decision.
Staropoli was scheduled to face Alexey Kunchenko on August 10, 2019 in Montevideo, Uruguay. However, it was announced on July 29, 2019 that Staropoli was forced to pull out of the fight due to a broken nose and was replaced by Gilbert Burns. Kunchenko lost the fight via unanimous decision.
Staropoli faced Muslim Salikhov on October 26, 2019 at UFC on ESPN+ 20. He lost the fight via unanimous decision. Due to the 2019–20 coronavirus pandemic, the event was eventually postponed .
Staropoli was a police officer prior signed by UFC.
Mixed martial arts record
|Professional record breakdown|
|11 matches||9 wins||2 losses|
|Loss||9–2||Muslim Salikhov||Decision (unanimous)||UFC Fight Night: Maia vs. Askren||October 26, 2019||3||5:00||Kallang, Singapore|
|Win||9–1||Thiago Alves||Decision (unanimous)||UFC 237||May 11, 2019||3||5:00||Rio de Janeiro, Brazil|
|Win||8–1||Hector Aldana||Decision (unanimous)||UFC Fight Night: Magny vs. Ponzinibbio||November 17, 2018||3||5:00||Buenos Aires, Argentina|
|Win||7–1||Carlos Alberto Bazan Rojas||TKO (punches)||Combate Cotas MMA 3||June 10, 2017||2||3:00||Santa Cruz de la Sierra, Bolivia|
|Win||6–1||Sebastian Delgadillo||TKO (punches)||Combate Cotas MMA 2||June 11, 2016||1||3:45||Santa Cruz de la Sierra, Bolivia|
|Win||5–1||Sebastian Munoz||KO (punches)||Espartaco MMA 2||October 21, 2015||1||3:30||Buenos Aires, Argentina|
|Win||4–1||Sebastian Munoz||Submission (kimura)||Ultimatum MMA: 2K9 Unlimited||September 20, 2015||2||3:0||Buenos Aires, Argentina||Middleweight bout.|
|Win||3–1||Ezequiel Miranda||TKO (punches)||Punishers 5||May 17, 2015||1||1:00||Buenos Aires, Argentina||Middleweight bout.|
|Loss||2–1||Alejandro Ezequiel Coslovsky||TKO (punches)||Punishers 4||September 21, 2013||1||3:48||Buenos Aires, Argentina|
|Win||2–0||Adrian Mazza Miranda||TKO (punches)||La Plata Fight Club||August 17, 2013||1||0:48||Buenos Aires, Argentina|
|Win||1–0||William Castro||Submission (armbar)||Tavares Combat 7||July 27, 2013||2||4:16||Buenos Aires, Argentina|