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Michael Morales

Welterweight Division

14-0-0 (W-L-D)

11

Wins by Knockout

7

First Round Finishes

Michael Morales

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Info

Learn more about Michael Morales' UFC history, fighter facts, and Q&A below.

Status
Active
Hometown
Pasaje, Ecuador
Fighting style
Striker
Age
23
Height
72.00
Weight
170.50
Octagon Debut
Jan. 22, 2022
Reach
79.00
Leg reach
41.00

Fighter Facts

  • Pro since 2017
     
  • 11 wins by KO, one by submission (triangle)
     
  • Seven first-round finishes

UFC History
UFC 277
(7/30/22) Morales stopped Adam Fugitt via strikes at 1:09 of the third round 
UFC 270 (1/22/22) Morales stopped Trevin Giles via strikes at 4:06 of the first round

Dana White's Contender Series, Season 5
Episode four
(9/21/21) Morales won a three round unanimous decision over Nikolay Veretennikov

Q&A

When and why did you start training for fighting? My parents signed me up at a gym when I was 13 years old.
What titles have you held? National champion in freestyle wrestling, National champion in Muay Thai and Ecuador MMA champion.
Do you have any heroes? My mom
What would it mean for you to fight in the UFC? It’s the opportunity of a lifetime and a dream for all fighters; it would be an honor to be only the second Ecuadorian fighter to fight in the UFC.
What was your job before you started fighting? I worked at a Naval factory helping build ships. 
Favorite Grappling Technique: Body lock 
Favorite Striking Technique: Superman punch