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"The SteamRolla"

Matt Frevola

Lightweight Division

9-3-1 (W-L-D)

2

Wins by Knockout

3

Wins by Submission

4

Wins by Decision

Matt Frevola

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

Status
Active
Hometown
Huntington, United States
Trains at
LAW MMA
Fighting style
Brawler
Age
31
Height
69.00
Weight
154.50
Octagon Debut
Aug. 29, 2017
Reach
71.00
Leg reach
40.00

Fighter Facts

  • Pro since 2014
     
  • Two wins by KO, three by submission (Guillotine, triangle armbar, arm triangle)
     
  • Four first round finishes
     
  • 3-2-1 in his last six bouts
     
  • Origin of nickname: “It was given to me by the late Uncle Dolze, Dave Dolan, who never missed a fight.”

 

UFC History

UFC 270 (1/22/22) Frevola stopped Genaro Valdez via TKO (strikes) at 3:15 of the first round
UFC 263 (6/12/21) Frevola was stopped by Terrance McKinney via strikes at 0:07 of the first round
UFC 257 (1/24/21) Frevola lost a three round unanimous decision to Arman Tsarukyan
UFC Fight Night (10/12/19) Frevola won a three round split decision over Luis Pena
UFC 236 (4/13/19) Frevola won a three round unanimous decision over Jalin Turner
UFC 230 (11/3/18) Frevola fought to a three-round draw with Lando Vannata
UFC Fight Night (1/14/18) Frevola was knocked out by Marco Polo Reyes at 1:00 of the first round

Dana White's Contender Series
Week 8
(8/29/17) Frevola submitted Luke Flores via arm triangle choke at 3:32 of the second round

 

Q&A 

When and why did you start training for fighting? It’s the ultimate competition, man vs man, no one to pass the blame to, no excuses. I fell in love with the martial arts lifestyle - Discipline, respect, loyalty, humility, hard work. 
Do you have any heroes? My father
What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC? It means I earned the right to test my skills and fight the best fighters in the world. 
Did you go to college and if so what degree did you earn? Criminology 
What was your job before you started fighting? Security, construction, I was the gym janitor, and I am in the Army reserves 
Specific accomplishments in amateur competition? 9-0 amateur record, Costa Rica lightweight champ, USAL lightweight champ
Ranks in any martial arts styles: Brown belt in BJJ
Favorite grappling technique: Triangle 
Favorite Striking technique: Spinning back kick