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"Pain"
Max Griffin
Welterweight Division • 16-8-0 (W-L-D)

Stats & Records

  • 7
    Wins by Knockout
  • 2
    Wins by Submission
  • 7
    Wins by Decision
Striking accuracy 51% 51%

Striking accuracy

Sig. Strikes Landed
360
Sig. Strikes Attempted
711
Grappling accuracy 47% 47%

Grappling accuracy

Takedowns Landed
9
Takedowns Attempted
19
4.08
Sig. Str. Landed
Per Min
3.89
Sig. Str. Absorbed
Per Min
1.53
Takedown avg
Per 15 Min
0.68
Submission avg
Per 15 Min
52
%
Sig. Str. Defense
62
%
Takedown Defense
0.68
Knockdown Ratio
12:36
Average fight time

Sig. Str. By Position

Standing
265 (74%)
Clinch
63 (18%)
Ground
32 (9%)

Sig. Str. by target

69% 250 Head 21% 76 Body 9% 34 Leg

Win By Way

KO/TKO
7 (44%)
DEC
7 (44%)
SUB
2 (13%)

Event Results

  • Win

    Griffin vs Brahimaj

    Round
    3
    Time
    02:04
    Method
    KO/TKO
  • Win

    Griffin vs Morono

    Round
    3
    Time
    5:00
    Method
    DEC

Biography

Status
Active
Hometown
Santa Barbara, United States
Trains at
Marinobles Kickboxing - Roseville, CA
Age
34
Height
71.00
Weight
170.00
Octagon Debut
Aug. 20, 2016
Reach
76.00
Leg reach
41.00
Q & A

When and why did you start training for fighting? I started training martial arts at the age of four. I wanted to be a Ninja Turtle when I grew up, so that was the original motivation.

What ranks and titles have you held? Ultimate Reno Combat 170-pound champion (Amateur). West Coast Fighting Championship 170 & 185 Champion. ISCF (International Sport Combat Federation) West Coast 170 Champion, Tachi Palace Fights 170 Champion (Pro)

Do you have any heroes? My mom, Kathryn Griffin, is my hero. A single mom for majority of my life, she took care of me and my brothers.

What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC? It’s a dream come true. I put my life towards this goal, to see it materialize is unbelievable.

Did you go to college and if so what degree did you earn? American River College, general Ed, no degree

What was your job before you started fighting? I’m currently a Facilities Coordinator for Corporate Real Estate at Blue Shield of California

Ranks in any martial arts styles: Black belt in Marinoble’s Fighting system. IKF recognized 1st degree kickboxing black belt, Black belt in Bok Fu
Favorite grappling technique: D’Arce Choke
Favorite Striking technique: Straight right cross