Austin Tweedy - Official UFC® Profile
Austin
Tweedy
8-2-0( W-L-D )
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Fight History

Skill Breakdown

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Record: 8-2-0
Summary: Grappling, striking

Fighter Info

Nickname: The Flash
From: Indianapolis, IN United States
Fights Out Of: Indianapolis, IN United States
Height: 5' 8" ( 172 cm )
Weight: 155 lb ( 70 kg )
Reach 68"

Biography

TRAINING: I work a full-time job during the day. At lunch, I work out. From there, I get off work and go straight to practice. I usually get home around 9-9:30.

When and why did you start training for fighting? I have always been fascinated by MMA, and coming from a wrestling background, it played right in. I had my first fight at 19 and took off from there.

What ranks and titles have you held? I currently hold the Midwest Fight Series lightweight title.

Do you have any heroes? I have always loved GSP’s style and attitude, and I’m also a big Frankie Edgar fan.

What would it mean for you to fight in the UFC? It means that I have reached my goals and living my dream and that I am one of the best lightweights in the world.

What was your job before you started fighting? I worked construction for years and now currently work for the Hancock County Surveyor

Ranks in any martial arts styles: BJJ brown belt, judo brown belt, taekwondo green belt, pankration purple belt

Favorite grappling technique: Rear naked choke

Favorite Striking technique: Right uppercut

 
  • Pro since 2013

 

  • Eight wins by submission (4 RNC, guillotine, armbar, undisclosed submission, undisclosed choke), two by KO

 

  • Nine first round finishes

 

  • Eight wins in 1:27 or less

 

  • Holds 2016 win over UFC vet Jason Gilliam – 40-second submission

 

  • Origin of nickname: “I got this name after multiple first-round finishes

Career

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