Matthew Lopez - Official UFC® Profile
Matthew
Lopez
10-1-0( W-L-D )
Current Rank: #14 Bantamweight
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Fight History

Skill Breakdown

Charts are compiled based on results from 3 fights.
Record: 10-1-0
Summary: Mental toughness, wrestling

Fighter Info

From: Safford, Arizona United States
Fights Out Of: Denver, Colorado United States
Age: 30
Height: 5' 7" ( 170 cm )
Weight: 135 lb ( 61 kg )
Reach 69"
Leg Reach 38"
College: Cal State Fullerton

Striking

Total Attempted Strikes
0
145
60% Successful
87
Types of Successful Strikes
0
87
37% Standing
60% Ground
32
3
52
Striking Defense
44
%
The percentage of total strikes avoided

Grappling

Total Takedowns
0
8
88% Successful
7
Grappling Totals by Type
 
 
Subm.
Passes
Sweeps
3
4
2
Takedown Defense
60
%
The percentage of total takedowns avoided
Result Fighters Event Str TD Sub Pass Method Replay Awards
UPCOMING
Matthew Lopez
Nov 11, 2017
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Win
Matthew Lopez
Jun 3, 2017
16
43
0
1
1
0
0
0
R1 KO/TKO
Win
Matthew Lopez
Dec 10, 2016
31
30
1
5
0
1
1
4
R3 Decision - Unanimous
Loss
Matthew Lopez
Jul 13, 2016
40
14
3
1
1
2
5
0
R3 Submission

Biography

TRAINING: A typical day of training would be boxing paired with grappling and, depending on the day, a conditioning workout.

When and why did you start training for fighting? I started training in MMA about four years ago. I started fighting because I noticed people that I had competed against in wrestling were having success in MMA.

What ranks and titles have you held? None

Do you have any heroes? No

What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC? Fighting for the UFC means I’m one step closer to attaining my ultimate goal, which is being a world champ

Did you go to college and if so what degree did you earn? Arizona State University (one year) and Cal State Fullerton

What was your job before you started fighting? I worked in the copper mines in Arizona. I am currently a wrestling coach at Reign Training Center.

Specific accomplishments in amateur competition? I was a four-time state champion in wrestling and national champion in freestyle and Greco
• Pro since 2013

• Five wins by KO, three by submission (2 RNC, face lock)

• Eight first round finishes

• Three wins in under two minutes

Career

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