Stats & Records
Wins by Knockout
Wins by Submission
First Round Finishes
- Sig. Strikes Landed
- Sig. Strikes Attempted
- Takedowns Landed
- Takedowns Attempted
- Sig. Str. Defense is the percentage of significant strikes attempted against a fighter that do not land.
- Takedown defense is the percentage of takedowns attempted against a fighter that do not land.
- Knockdown Avg. is the average number of knockdowns per 15 Minutes window.
Sig. Str. By Position
Sig. Str. by target
Win by Method
Silva vs MeerschaertRound3Time1:39MethodSubmission
Jotko vs MeerschaertRound3Time5:00MethodDecision - Unanimous
Stoltzfus vs MeerschaertRound3Time2:58MethodSubmission
- Pro since 2007
- Has won 14 of his last 21 and three of his last four
- Six wins by KO, 27 wins by submission (4 arm triangle, anaconda, kimura, 7 guillotine, 9 RNC, neck crank, 2 armbar, 2 triangle choke)
- 15 first round finishes
- Split two fights with UFC vet Sam Alvey
- Only two wins by decision
- Eight of 15 losses by submission
UFC on ESPN (8/13/22) Meerschaert submitted Bruno Silva via guillotine choke at 1:39 of the third round
UFC on ESPN (4/30/22) Meerschaert lost a three round unanimous decision to Krzysztof Jotko
UFC Fight Night (12/18/21) Meerschaert submitted Dustin Stoltzfus via rear naked choke at 2:59 of the third round
UFC on ESPN (8/28/21) Meerschaert submitted Makhmud Muradov via rear-naked choke at 1:49 of the second round
UFC Fight Night (4/17/21) Meerschaert submitted Bartosz Fabinski via guillotine choke at 2:00 of the first round
UFC Fight Night (9/19/20) Meerschaert was knocked out by Khamzat Chimaev at :17 of the first round
UFC 250 (6/6/20) Meerschaert was stopped by Ian Heinisch via strikes at 1:14 of the first round
UFC 248 (3/7/20) Meerschaert submitted Deron Winn via rear naked choke at 2:14 of the third round
UFC Fight Night (10/12/19) Meerschaert lost a three round split decision to Eryk Anders
UFC on ESPN (8/3/19) Meerschaert submitted Trevin Giles via guillotine choke at 1:49 of the third round
UFC on ESPN (3/30/19) Meerschaert lost a three round split decision to Kevin Holland
UFC on FOX (12/15/18) Meerschaert was submitted by Jack Hermansson via guillotine choke at 4:25 of the first round
TUF 27 Finale (7/6/18) Meerschaert submitted Oskar Piechota via rear naked choke at 4:55 of the second round
TUF 26 Finale (12/1/17) Meerschaert stopped Eric Spicely via strikes at 2:18 of the second round
UFC 213 (7/8/17) Meerschaert was stopped by Thiago Santos via strikes at 2:04 of the second round
UFC Fight Night (2/19/17) Meerschaert submitted Ryan Janes via armbar at 1:34 of the first round
UFC Fight Night (12/9/16) Meerschaert submitted Joe Gigliotti via anaconda choke at 4:12 of the first round
TRAINING: Track work in the morning, MMA specific training in the afternoon and skill work in the evening.
When and why did you start training for fighting? 2007 – I wanted to be the best fighter in the world.
What ranks and titles have you held? Four local titles and RFA title
What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC? Everything I’ve been working towards for almost a decade.
What was your job before you started fighting? Supervisor in a shipping and receiving warehouse
Ranks in any martial arts styles: BJJ black belt, Roufusport kickboxing black belt
Favorite grappling technique: Guillotine
Favorite Striking technique: Elbows