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#1 Heavyweight Division

#11 PFP


Interim Title Holder

Tom Aspinall

Heavyweight Division

14-3-0 (W-L-D)


Wins by Knockout


Wins by Submission


First Round Finishes

Tom Aspinall

athlete record


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

Place of Birth
Salford, England
Trains at
Team Kaobon
Fighting style
Octagon Debut
Mar. 21, 2020
Leg reach
  • Pro since 2014

  • Has won 10 of his last 11 

  • 11 wins by KO, three by submission (Heel hook, RNC, armbar)

  • Has finished all wins, 13 in the first round

  • 11 wins in 1:35 or less

  • Five wins in under a minute (shortest win – nine seconds)

  • Reported 6-0 amateur record

UFC 295 (11/11/23) Aspinall stopped Sergei Pavlovich via strikes at 1:09 of the first round to win the UFC interim heavyweight title 

UFC Fight Night (7/22/23) Aspinall stopped Marcin Tybura via strikes at 1:13 of the first round 

UFC Fight Night (7/23/22) Aspinall lost via TKO (injury) to Curtis Blaydes at :15 of the first round

UFC Fight Night (3/19/22) Aspinall submitted Alexander Volkov via armbar at 3:45 of the first round

UFC Fight Night (9/4/21) Aspinall stopped Serghei Spivac via strikes at 2:30 of the first round

UFC Fight Night (2/20/21) Aspinall submitted Andrei Arlovski via rear naked choke at 1:09 of the second round

UFC Fight Night (10/10/20) Aspinall stopped Alan Baudot via strikes at 1:35 of the first round

UFC on ESPN (7/25/20) Aspinall stopped Jake Collier via strikes at :45 of the first round

When and why did you start training for fighting? I got into it through my father. I started seriously training in my early teens. 

What ranks and titles have you held?
Two-time British amateur champ

Do you have any heroes? Naseem Hamed 

What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC?
It means I get to test myself against the best in the world.

Did you go to college and if so what degree did you earn? Personal training qualifications 

What was your job before you started fighting?
Personal trainer 

Ranks in any martial arts styles:
Black belt in BJJ

Favorite grappling technique: Armbar

Favorite Striking technique: Flying knee