Matt Schnell - Official UFC® Profile
Matt
Schnell
10-4-0( W-L-D )
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Fight History

Skill Breakdown

Charts are compiled based on results from 2 fights.
Record: 10-4-0
Summary: Heavy hands, submissions for days

Fighter Info

Nickname: Danger
From: Amory, Massachusetts United States
Fights Out Of: Shreveport, Louisiana United States
Age: 27
Height: 5' 8" ( 172 cm )
Weight: 135 lb ( 61 kg )
Reach 70"
Leg Reach 38"

Striking

Total Attempted Strikes
0
73
41% Successful
30
Types of Successful Strikes
0
30
67% Standing
33%
20
10
Striking Defense
30
%
The percentage of total strikes avoided

Grappling

Total Takedowns
0
1
100% Successful
1
Grappling Totals by Type
 
 
Subm.
Passes
Sweeps
1
2
0
Takedown Defense
56
%
The percentage of total takedowns avoided
Result Fighters Event Str TD Sub Pass Method Replay Awards
UPCOMING
Matt Schnell
Oct 7, 2017
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Loss
Matt Schnell
Apr 22, 2017
32
16
3
1
0
1
0
2
R1 KO/TKO
Loss
Matt Schnell
Dec 3, 2016
26
14
1
0
1
0
1
0
R1 KO/TKO

Biography

TRAINING: I train at the best gym in the world. I have a plethora of high-level training partners to work with on a daily basis.
 
When and why did you start training for fighting? I started training the same summer I graduated high school. I wanted to find something fun to do after my high school athletic career.

What ranks and titles have you held? Legacy FC Champ

Do you have any heroes? No

What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC? This is a dream being realized. I've done everything in my power to get myself here. I look forward to being part of this company for years to come.

Did you go to college and if so what degree did you earn? I am a Bossier Parrish Community College dropout.

What was your job before you started fighting? I've worked many jobs throughout this journey. Most recently, I was teaching at a TKD school.

Specific accomplishments in amateur competition? 2011 Louisiana State Golden Gloves champion, 2011 Mid-South Golden Gloves champion

Ranks in any martial arts styles: Karate black belt, Jiu-jitsu purple belt

Favorite grappling technique: D'Arce choke

Favorite Striking technique: Cross
 
  • Pro since 2012

 

  • Six wins by submission (3 armbar, 2 guillotine, inverted triangle), two by KO

 

  • Seven first round finishes

 

  • Has won seven of his last nine

 

  • Had 10-2 amateur record

 

  • Appeared on MTV series “Caged” in 2012

 

  • Origin of nickname: “It was given to me by my first MMA coach.”

Career

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