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#8 Welterweight Division


Sean Brady

Welterweight Division

16-1-0 (W-L-D)


Wins by Knockout


Wins by Submission


First Round Finishes

Sean Brady

athlete record


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

Place of Birth
Philadelphia, United States
Fighting style
Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu
Octagon Debut
Oct. 18, 2019
Leg reach
  • Pro since 2014

  • Three wins by KO, five by submission (RNC, 2 guillotine, arm triangle, kimura)

  • Three first round finishes

  • Two wins in under a minute

  • Owns wins over Colton Smith and Aaron Jeffery

UFC on ESPN (12/2/23) Brady submitted Kelvin Gastelum via kimura at 1:43 of the third round 

UFC 280 (10/22/22) Brady was stopped by Belal Muhammad via strikes at 4:47 of the second round 

UFC Fight Night (11/20/21) Brady won a three round unanimous decision over Michael Chiesa

UFC 259 (3/6/21) Brady submitted Jake Matthews via arm triangle choke at 3:28 of the third round

UFC Fight Night (8/29/20) Brady submitted Christian Aguilera via guillotine choke at 1:47 of the second round

UFC Fight Night (2/29/20) Brady won a three round unanimous decision over Ismail Naurdiev

UFC on ESPN (10/18/19) Brady won a three round unanimous decision over Court McGee

When and why did you start training for fighting? I started training because a friend of mine was doing BJJ and convinced me, my brother and a few other friends to try it and I’ve been hooked ever since. For me, martial arts built my self-esteem, which used to be pretty low when I was younger.

What ranks and titles have you held? Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu black belt, Cage Fury Fighting Championships welterweight champion

Do you have any heroes? I’m not sure you can call him my hero, but I’ve always looked at GSP as a role model for how I want my career to go.

What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC? It means everything to me. I’ve dedicated the last 10 years of my life to the sport and it is still just the beginning of my journey. but I know that all my hard work will pay off one day when I will be a UFC champion.

What was your job before you started fighting? Construction with my family 

Specific accomplishments in amateur competition? I was undefeated at 5-0

Specific accomplishments in pro competition?  CFFC champion. I also hold a victory over Colton Smith.

Favorite grappling technique: Guillotine choke 

Favorite Striking technique:
Overhand right