Mark
Munoz
13-5-0( W-L-D )
Current Rank: #13 Middleweight

Fight History

Skill Breakdown

Charts are compiled based on results from 16 fights.
Record: 13-5-0
Summary: Wrestling, Muay Thai, former NCAA wrestling champion

Fighter Info

Nickname: The Filipino Wrecking Machine
From: Vallejo, California USA
Fights Out Of: Lake Forest, California USA
Age: 37
Height: 6' 0" ( 182 cm )
Weight: 185 lb ( 84 kg )
College: Oklahoma State University
Degree: Health Science

Striking

Total Attempted Strikes
0
765
51% Successful
393
Types of Successful Strikes
0
393
27%
24%
49% Ground
107
94
192
Striking Defense
57
%
The percentage of total strikes avoided

Grappling

Total Takedowns
0
81
25% Successful
20
Grappling Totals by Type
 
 
Subm.
Passes
Sweeps
5
14
4
Takedown Defense
58
%
The percentage of total takedowns avoided
Result Fighters Event Str TD Sub Pass Method Replay
UPCOMING
Mark Munoz
Feb 28, 2015
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Loss
Mark Munoz
UFC Fight Night: Munoz vs Mousasi
May 31, 2014
3
18
0
0
0
2
0
3
R1 Submission
Loss
Mark Munoz
Oct 26, 2013
5
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
R1 KO/TKO
Win
Mark Munoz
Jul 6, 2013
69
23
5
1
2
3
1
1
R3 Decision - Unanimous
Loss
Mark Munoz
Jul 11, 2012
0
28
0
2
0
2
0
5
R2 KO/TKO
Win
Mark Munoz
Nov 5, 2011
12
39
2
5
2
0
0
3
R2 KO/TKO
Win
Mark Munoz
Jun 11, 2011
44
32
3
0
1
2
1
1
R3 Decision - Unanimous
Win
Mark Munoz
Mar 3, 2011
2
4
1
0
0
0
0
0
R1 KO/TKO
Win
Mark Munoz
Nov 20, 2010
43
76
5
1
0
0
0
0
R3 Decision - Unanimous
Loss
Mark Munoz
Aug 1, 2010
16
22
1
1
0
0
0
0
R3 Decision - Split
Win
Mark Munoz
Apr 10, 2010
9
25
0
1
3
0
1
0
R2 KO/TKO
Win
Mark Munoz
Jan 2, 2010
16
9
1
0
0
1
2
0
R1 KO/TKO
Win
Mark Munoz
Aug 29, 2009
53
38
2
3
2
1
2
4
R3 Decision - Split
Loss
Mark Munoz
Mar 7, 2009
23
14
0
0
0
0
0
0
R1 KO/TKO
Win
Mark Munoz
Ricardo Barros
WEC 37: Torres vs. Tapia
Dec 3, 2008
20
0
0
0
0
0
0
1
R1 KO/TKO
Win
Mark Munoz
WEC 34: Faber vs. Pulver
Jun 1, 2008
14
3
1
0
0
0
5
0
R1 KO/TKO

Biography

TRAINING: In the morning I do cardio. At 10am I go the Reign Training Center and do the MMA pro practice and afterwards I either do strength and conditioning or mittwork with Jason Parillo. 2 days a week in the evening I do Jiu-Jitsu with Casey Halstead at Reign Training Center as well.
 
Thoughts on opponent, Roan Carneiro? Roan Carneiro is a formidable opponent who was once in the UFC and fought his way back in. He's a veteran of the sport and is well-rounded.

When and why did you start training for fighting?
I started training in 2007. I needed to compete.

What ranks and titles have you held? 2001 NCAA Div. 1 National Champion Wrestler, 2 time NCAA All American – Oklahoma State

Do you have any heroes?
My parents, Randy Couture, John Smith, and Jesus Christ.

What is your favorite technique?
Wrestling.

What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC?
This is an amazing opportunity for me and I look forward to showing my skills.

Did you go to college and if so what degree did you earn?
I have a Bachelor of Science degree from Oklahoma State in Health Science.

What was your job before you started fighting?
I was a wrestling coach at UC Davis. 
• 8-4 at middleweight

• Was 2-0 in the WEC, stopping Chuck Grigsby and Ricardo Barros in the first round.

• Seven wins by KO
 
• Five first round finishes

• Standout high school football player

• Got late start in MMA
 
• Origin of nickname: “My manager at the time said I looked like a wrecking machine and that I should be called the "Philippine Wrecking Machine." It later got changed to the "Filipino Wrecking Machine" because Philippine is only used for products and not people.”

Career

Trained With

Wanderlei Silva
Wanderlei Silva
35-12-1, 1NC
( W-L-D )
Krzysztof Soszynski
Krzysztof Soszynski
22-13-1
( W-L-D )

Key Opponents

Chris Leben
Chris Leben
22-11-0
( W-L-D )
Demian Maia
Demian Maia
19-6-0
( W-L-D )

Key Fights

Result
Opponent
Event
Replay
Win
CB Dollaway UFC on VERSUS SANCHEZ vs. KAMPMANN

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