|Summary:||Wrestling, grappling, clinch|
|From:||Sturgeon Falls, Ontario Canada|
|Fights Out Of:||Sudbury, Ontario Canada|
|Height:||5' 5" ( 165 cm )|
|Weight:||135 lb ( 61 kg )|
UFC Fight Night: MacDonald vs Saffiedine at the Scotiabank Centre on October 4, 2014 in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada.Oct 04, 2014
Mitch Gagnon posted his 11th career submission victory at Fight Night Halifax. Megan Olivi catches up with the Canadian fighter as he reflects on his accomplishment.Oct 04, 2014
UFC Fight Night weigh-in at the Scotiabank Centre on October 3, 2014 in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada.Oct 03, 2014
At UFC 165, Mitch Gagnon caught Dustin Kimura in a guillotine choke and quickly ended the night, earning himself a submission victory in the first round. Watch Gagnon take on Rob Font at UFC Fight Night Halifax.Sep 26, 2014 1:39
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TRAINING: A typical day of training varies, but for the most part I train twice a day. As the fight date approaches I bring it down to one a day and I keep the session short.
When and why did you start training for fighting? 2006. I always competed in combat sports and when I heard there was a school in my town that taught MMA, I joined and never stopped going.
What ranks and titles have you held? I am ranked 4th in Canada in the bantamweight division and 5th in the featherweight division. I hold the Ringside Featherweight title.
Do you have any heroes? No
What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC? It’s something I have been dreaming about since my first fight and I’ve never stopped moving towards this goal. It means a lot to me.
Did you go to college and if so what degree did you earn? No
What was your job before you started fighting? Personal Trainer
Favorite grappling technique: Guillotine
Favorite striking technique: Knees
- Pro since 2008
- 10 wins by submission, six by guillotine choke; Win over Gorman was his first decision victory
- Has won nine of his last 10
- Nine first round finishes