Ryan Spann - Official UFC® Profile
Ryan
Spann
10-5-0( W-L-D )
Fight Night Bonuses: Performance of the Night / Fight of the Night
Knockout of the Night / Submission of the Night

Fight History

Skill Breakdown

Charts are compiled based on results from 1 fights.
Record: 10-5-0
Summary: Jiu-Jitsu, Striking

Fighter Info

Nickname: Superman
From: Memphis, Tennesse United States
Fights Out Of: Beaumont, Texas United States
Age: 25
Height: 6' 5" ( 195 cm )
Weight: 205 lb ( 93 kg )
Reach 81"
Leg Reach 41"

Striking

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Grappling

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Result Fighters Event Str TD Sub Pass Method Replay Awards
Loss
Ryan Spann
Jul 25, 2017
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R1 KO/TKO

Biography

TRAINING: I train full-time, so I can train at any time every day.

Thoughts on opponent, Karl Roberson? I don’t watch film, so I have no thoughts on my opponent.

When and why did you start training for fighting? I started training at 18 months old due to my older brother (by 10 years and 20 days) wanting to start Tae Kwon Do while my mother worked two jobs to provide for us. I’ve trained in several disciplines growing up (Six, although holding a black belt in none).

What ranks and titles have you held? Two amateur titles and one pro title.

Do you have any heroes? No

What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC? The ability to give my children what I didn’t have.

Did you go to college and if so what degree did you earn? No

What was your job before you started fighting? I always trained full-time

Specific accomplishments in amateur competition? 9-1 record, two titles

Favorite grappling technique: Chokes

Favorite Striking technique: Kicks

 

· Pro since 2013

 

· One win by KO, eight by submission (5 guillotine, rear naked choke, 2 undisclosed submissions)

 

· Seven first round finishes

 

· Has won five of his last nine

 

· Lost 2016 bout to UFC vet Robert Drysdale

 

· Origin of nickname: “It really should be ‘Superman Jr.’ because my dad is also called ‘Superman.’ Somehow, I ended up with it as well.”

Career

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