Mike
Easton
13-5-0( W-L-D )

Fight History

Skill Breakdown

Charts are compiled based on results from 7 fights.
Record: 13-5-0
Summary: Unbelievable standup, excellent on the ground

Fighter Info

Nickname: The Hulk
From: Washington, DC USA
Fights Out Of: Camp Springs, MD USA
Age: 30
Height: 5' 6" ( 167 cm )
Weight: 135 lb ( 61 kg )

Striking

Total Attempted Strikes
0
947
37% Successful
351
Types of Successful Strikes
0
351
74% Standing
23%
259
79
13
Striking Defense
62
%
The percentage of total strikes avoided

Grappling

Total Takedowns
0
22
23% Successful
5
Grappling Totals by Type
 
 
Subm.
Passes
Sweeps
0
6
1
Takedown Defense
67
%
The percentage of total takedowns avoided
Result Fighters Event Str TD Sub Pass Method Replay
Loss
Yves Jabouin Jun 14, 2014
60 5 0 2 R3 Decision - Unanimous
Mike Easton 42 0 0 3
Loss
TJ Dillashaw Jan 15, 2014
117 2 0 3 R3 Decision - Unanimous
Mike Easton 46 0 0 0
Loss
Brad Pickett Apr 6, 2013
68 4 0 1 R3 Decision - Split
Mike Easton 71 3 0 1
Loss
Raphael Assuncao Dec 8, 2012
57 0 0 0 R3 Decision - Unanimous
Mike Easton 30 0 0 0
Win
Ivan Menjivar Jul 7, 2012
40 0 0 0 R3 Decision - Unanimous
Mike Easton 46 1 0 0
Win
Mike Easton Jan 20, 2012
85 1 0 2 R3 Decision - Majority
Jared Papazian 68 0 0 0
Win
Mike Easton Oct 1, 2011
31 0 0 0 R2 KO/TKO
Byron Bloodworth 17 0 0 0

Biography

TRAINING: Every day is divided into technical work and live drills. I've gone back to my BJJ roots and have been training a lot of wrestling.  We also brought in a new Muay Thai coach, so it's fun working on new things.

When and why did you start training for fighting? I started training at 17 under Master Lloyd Irvin to fight in the UFC.

What ranks and titles have you held? Bronze Medalist in 2008 Brown Belt BJJ mundials, UWC Bantamweight champ

Do you have any heroes? My father, Brandon Vera, Phil Davis, Domin8r (Dominick Cruz), Master Lloyd Irvin, Jose Pele

What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC? It means the world; it’s been my dream since I was 17; it will provide my family with a better life

Did you go to college and if so what degree did you earn? Massage therapy school

What was your job before you started fighting? Martial arts instructor

Specific accomplishments in amateur competition? Bronze Medalist in 2008 Brown Belt BJJ mundials, WKA World Champion, WKA National Champion

Specific accomplishments in pro competition? UWC Bantamweight champ

Ranks in any martial arts styles: Black Belt in BJJ, Black Belt in TKD, Black Belt in Thai-Jitsu

Favorite grappling technique: All of them

Favorite striking technique: All of them
•    Pro since 2003

•    Four wins by KO, two by submission

•    Defeated former WEC champion Chase Beebe in most recent pre-UFC bout on October 3, 2009

•    Holds pre-UFC win over John Dodson in 2008

Career

Trained With

Dominick Cruz
Dominick Cruz
19-1-0
( W-L-D )
Brandon Vera
Brandon Vera
12-7-0, 1NC
( W-L-D )
Phil Davis
Phil Davis
12-2-0, 1NC
( W-L-D )

Key Opponents

Byron Bloodworth
Byron Bloodworth
6-3-0
( W-L-D )
Jared Papazian
Jared Papazian
14-9-0, 1NC
( W-L-D )

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