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"The Train"

Thomas Petersen

Heavyweight Division

8-2-0 (W-L-D)

7

Wins by Knockout

1

Wins by Submission

6

First Round Finishes

Thomas Petersen

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

Status
Active
Place of Birth
United States
Fighting style
Boxer
Age
28
Height
73.00
Weight
258.00
Octagon Debut
Feb. 3, 2024
Reach
74.00
Leg reach
40.00
  • Pro since 2019
     
  • Seven wins by KO, one by submission (keylock)
     
  • Six first-round finishes
     
  • Lone loss in 2022 to UFC vet Waldo Cortes Acosta
     
  • Reported 5-0 amateur record

UFC Fight Night (2/3/24) Petersen lost a three round unanimous decision to Jamal Pogues 

 

Dana White's Contender Series, Season 7

Episode four (8/29/23) Petersen submitted Chandler Cole via keylock at 1:08 of the second round

When and why did you start training for fighting?  Just to stay in shape at first.

What ranks and titles have you held? LFA Heavyweight Champion

Do you have any heroes? Father

What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC? A lifetime of hard work paying off.

Did you go to college and if so what degree did you earn? Diesel Technology

What was your job before you started fighting? Diesel Mechanic

Ranks in any martial arts styles: Blue belt in BJJ

Favorite grappling technique: Wrestling

Favorite Striking technique: Boxing