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"Dragon"

Jonathan Martinez

Bantamweight Division

15-4-0 (W-L-D)

3

Fight Win Streak

7

Wins by Knockout

2

Wins by Submission

Jonathan Martinez

athlete record

Event Results

Info

Learn more about Jonathan Martinez's UFC history, fighter facts, and Q&A below.

Status
Active
Hometown
Los Angeles, United States
Trains at
Factory X
Fighting style
Freestyle
Age
28
Height
68.00
Weight
150.00
Octagon Debut
Oct. 27, 2018
Reach
70.00
Leg reach
37.50

Fighter Facts

  • Pro since 2014
     
  • Seven wins by KO, two by submission (2 armbar)
     
  • Three first round finishes
     
  • Has won nine of his last 12 and three in a row
     
  • Lone pre-UFC loss via DQ (illegal knee) to UFC vet Matt Schnell in December 2015

UFC History
UFC Fight Night
(5/21/22) Martinez won a three round unanimous decision over Vince Morales 
UFC Fight Night (2/26/22) Martinez won a three round unanimous decision over Alejandro Perez
UFC Fight Night (10/23/21) Martinez won a three round unanimous decision over Zviad Lazishvili
UFC Fight Night (3/13/21) Martinez was knocked out by Davey Grant at 3:03 of the second round
UFC Fight Night (10/18/20) Martinez won a three round unanimous decision over Thomas Almeida
UFC Fight Night (8/1/20) Martinez stopped Frankie Saenz via strikes at :57 of the third round
UFC 247 (2/8/20) Martinez lost a three round split decision to Andre Ewell
UFC Fight Night (7/13/19) Martinez knocked out Liu Pingyuan at 3:53 of the third round
UFC 234 (2/9/19) Martinez won a three round unanimous decision over Wuliji Buren
UFC Fight Night (10/27/18) Martinez lost a three round unanimous decision to Andre Soukhamthath

Q&A

When and why did you start training for fighting? I was a troublemaker, so my parents put me in Taekwondo. I started at the age of 15, and after that, I transferred to MMA
What ranks and titles have you held? I hold the 125 and 135 belts for XFN
What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC? It’s a really good feeling. I’m excited to put on a show and show that I belong in there.
Specific accomplishments in amateur competition? 7-2 with five knockouts as an amateur
Ranks in any martial arts styles: Blue belt in BJJ
Favorite grappling technique: Triangle and armbar
Favorite Striking technique: Jab