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"The Miracle"

Lerone Murphy

Featherweight Division

11-0-1 (W-L-D)

3

Fight Win Streak

7

Wins by Knockout

4

Wins by Decision

Lerone Murphy

athlete record

Event Results

Info

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

Status
Active
Hometown
Manchester, United Kingdom
Trains at
All Powers Gym
Fighting style
Kickboxer
Age
30
Height
69.00
Weight
145.00
Octagon Debut
Sep. 07, 2019
Reach
73.50
Leg reach
39.00

Fighter Facts

  • Pro since 2016
     
  • Seven wins by KO, six in the first round
     
  • Reported 4-0 amateur record

 

UFC History

UFC 267 (1/20/21) Murphy knocked out Makwan Amirkhani (knee) at :14 of the second round
UFC on ESPN (1/20/21) Murphy won a three round unanimous decision over Douglas Silva de Andrade
UFC on ESPN (7/15/20) Murphy stopped Ricardo Ramos via strikes at 4:18 of the first round
UFC 242 (9/7/19) Murphy fought to a three round draw with Zubaira Tukhugov

 

Q&A

When and why did you start training for fighting? I started training in September 2013 for a getaway and some mind space from stuff that was going on at the time.
What ranks and titles have you held? FCC European featherweight title, BJJ blue belt
Do you have any heroes? My hero was my Uncle Oliver, who achieved a lot in professional Muay Thai and boxing coaching. I aspire to be like him.
What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC? The UFC has been the dream ever since I started. It is the pinnacle of MMA.
Did you go to college and if so what degree did you earn? National diploma in sport exercise coaching and fitness
Favorite grappling technique: Guillotine
Favorite Striking technique: Spinning back kick