Skip to main content

Welterweight Division

Active

"The Animal"

Val Woodburn

Welterweight Division

7-2-0 (W-L-D)

5

Wins by Knockout

3

First Round Finishes

Val Woodburn

athlete record

Info

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

Status
Active
Place of Birth
Jamaica
Fighting style
Freestyle
Age
30
Height
68.00
Weight
169.50
Octagon Debut
Jul. 8, 2023
Reach
74.00
Leg reach
40.00
  • Pro since 2020

     
  • Five wins by KO

     
  • Three first-round finishes

     
  • Reported 5-2 amateur record

UFC 298 (2/17/24) Woodburn lost a three round unanimous decision to Oban Elliott 

UFC 290 (7/8/23) Woodburn was stopped by Bo Nickal via strikes at :38 of the first round

When and why did you start training for fighting? In 2016, as an outlet for my competitive side.

What ranks and titles have you held? Combat Night titles as pro and amateur

Do you have any heroes? My Dad

What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC? It's a dream come true, but it's only the beginning.

Did you go to college and if so what degree did you earn? I studied culinary arts at tech school.

What was your job before you started fighting? I worked in the restaurant industry.

If any list specific accomplishments in amateur competition? Combat Night 205 Champ



If any, list specific accomplishments in pro competition? Combat Night 185 Champ



Favorite grappling technique: Guillotine

 

Favorite Striking technique: Right hand