Max Griffin - Official UFC® Profile
Max
Griffin
14-5-0( W-L-D )
Fight Night Bonuses: 1 Fight of the Night

Fight History

Skill Breakdown

Charts are compiled based on results from 5 fights.
Record: 14-5-0
Summary: Unorthodox striker, finisher

Fighter Info

Nickname: Pain
From: Santa Barbara, California United States
Fights Out Of: Sacramento, California United States
Age: 32
Height: 5' 11" ( 180 cm )
Weight: 170 lb ( 77 kg )
Reach 76"
Leg Reach 41"

Striking

Total Attempted Strikes
0
465
43% Successful
201
Types of Successful Strikes
0
201
77% Standing
15%
155
16
30
Striking Defense
55
%
The percentage of total strikes avoided

Grappling

Total Takedowns
0
4
25% Successful
1
Grappling Totals by Type
 
 
Subm.
Passes
Sweeps
1
1
1
Takedown Defense
58
%
The percentage of total takedowns avoided
Result Fighters Event Str TD Sub Pass Method Replay Awards
Loss
Max Griffin
Jul 7, 2018
38
44
1
1
0
0
0
1
R3 Decision - Unanimous
Win
Max Griffin
Feb 24, 2018
45
78
1
0
0
0
1
0
R3 Decision - Unanimous
Loss
Max Griffin
Oct 28, 2017
84
51
0
0
0
0
1
0
R3 Decision - Unanimous
Fight of the Night
Win
Max Griffin
Nov 5, 2016
3
15
0
0
0
0
0
0
R1 KO/TKO
Loss
Max Griffin
Aug 20, 2016
26
13
6
0
0
1
12
0
R3 KO/TKO

Biography

TRAINING: Wake up, do roadwork, do my strength and conditioning, my boxing, then see Brito for more striking and mental training, then rest for Marinoble’s at night. Other days I do jitz and wrestle and recover.

When and why did you start training for fighting? I started training martial arts at the age of four. I wanted to be a Ninja Turtle when I grew up, so that was the original motivation.

What ranks and titles have you held? Ultimate Reno Combat 170-pound champion (Amateur). West Coast Fighting Championship 170 & 185 Champion. ISCF (International Sport Combat Federation) West Coast 170 Champion, Tachi Palace Fights 170 Champion (Pro)

Do you have any heroes? My mom, Kathryn Griffin, is my hero. A single mom for majority of my life, she took care of me and my brothers.

What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC? It’s a dream come true. I put my life towards this goal, to see it materialize is unbelievable.

Did you go to college and if so what degree did you earn? American River College, general Ed, no degree

What was your job before you started fighting? I’m currently a Facilities Coordinator for Corporate Real Estate at Blue Shield of California

Ranks in any martial arts styles: Black belt in Marinoble’s Fighting system. IKF recognized 1st degree kickboxing black belt, Black belt in Bok Fu

Favorite grappling technique: D’Arce Choke

Favorite Striking technique: Straight right cross

 
 
  • Pro since 2009
  • Seven wins by KO, two by submission (RNC, Brabo)
  • Six first round finishes
  • Five wins in less than a minute
  • Has gone the five-round distance five times (2-3)
  • Has won four of his last seven
  • Most recent pre-UFC win was 43-second knockout of UFC vet David Mitchell on 1/23/16
  • Origin of nickname: “Because I inflict pain on my opponents.”

Career

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