Tae Hyun
Bang
18-10-0( W-L-D )
Fight Night Bonuses: 1 Performance of the Night / 1 Fight of the Night

Fight History

Skill Breakdown

Charts are compiled based on results from 5 fights.
Record: 18-10-0
Summary: Wrestling

Fighter Info

Nickname: The Korean Cowboy
From: Seoul South Korea
Fights Out Of: Seoul South Korea
Age: 33
Height: 5' 9" ( 175 cm )
Weight: 155 lb ( 70 kg )
Reach 71"
Leg Reach 39"
College: Kyungbuk Science University
Degree: Political Studies

Striking

Total Attempted Strikes
0
433
38% Successful
166
Types of Successful Strikes
0
166
83% Standing
11%
138
10
18
Striking Defense
66
%
The percentage of total strikes avoided

Grappling

Total Takedowns
0
6
33% Successful
2
Grappling Totals by Type
 
 
Subm.
Passes
Sweeps
2
2
3
Takedown Defense
58
%
The percentage of total takedowns avoided
Result Fighters Event Str TD Sub Pass Method Replay Awards
Loss
Tae Hyun Bang
Sep 3, 2016
20
40
2
0
0
0
1
0
R3 Decision - Unanimous
Win
Tae Hyun Bang
Leo Kuntz
Nov 28, 2015
54
31
1
3
2
1
0
2
R3 Decision - Split
Loss
Tae Hyun Bang
May 16, 2015
12
13
1
0
0
1
0
2
R1 Submission
Win
Tae Hyun Bang
Jun 14, 2014
29
34
4
0
0
0
3
2
R3 KO/TKO
Performance of the Night
Fight of the Night
Loss
Tae Hyun Bang
Jan 4, 2014
33
26
5
0
0
0
2
0
R3 Decision - Unanimous

Biography

TRAINING: I do technical training in the morning and sparring/heavy drilling at night. Besides that, I also find the time during the week to do some cardio training and weightlifting.


When and why did you start training to become a fighter? I started training Korean wrestling when I was 12.  I turned pro in MMA in 2003

What ranks and titles have you held? Former DEEP lightweight champion, Former NEO FIGHT lightweight champion

Do you have any heroes? General Soon Sin Lee

What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC? It has been my passion to fight in the UFC for a long time. I’m more motivated than ever to make a good impression in the best MMA organization in the world. Thank you to all the fans and the UFC for giving me the opportunity.

Did you go to college and if so what degree did you earn?
I attended Kyungbuk Science University and graduated with a degree in police studies
What was your job before you started fighting? I worked at a golf range at the Yangji Country Club as a golf cart mechanic

Favorite grappling technique: Reverse armbar

Favorite striking technique: Backfist
 
• Pro since 2004

• Nine wins by KO

• Has won four of his last eight

• Returned in 2013 after nearly three year layoff

• Fought Takanori Gomi and Jorge Masvidal in 2008

Career

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