Matt Brown




TRAINING: Lift at Westside Barbell in the morning, wrestle at OSU in the afternoon, train striking in the evening

When and why did you start training for fighting? 2004, because I love the sport.

What titles have you held? ISCF East Coast Welterweight Champion

Do you have any heroes? I look up to and admire many people including (in random order) Lance Armstrong, Muhammad Ali, Joe Louis, Roger Federer, Tiger Woods, Peyton Manning, Wanderlei Silva, Chuck Liddell and Floyd Mayweather. They’re the first names that come to mind, but I wouldn’t necessarily consider them my heroes.

What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC? It means that I have reached a goal that I set for myself, which is a great feeling. It reminds me that you really can do anything that you set your mind to doing. My next goal is to be a champion.

Did you go to college and if so what degree did you earn?
No

What was your job before you started fighting? Personal trainer

Favorite grappling technique: triangle choke

Favorite Striking technique: flying knee

•    Holds second round TKO win over Matt Arroyo in 2006 – he repeated the win over Arroyo at the TUF7 finale.

•    Has also been in with UFC vet Pete Spratt

•    Has only been the distance three times in his career (W3 Howard, L3 Kim, L3 Spratt); has won all but one of his fights by TKO, KO, or submission.

•    Known for his intensity

•    Win over Howard broke three fight losing streak

Fight History

Skill Breakdown
Charts are compiled based on results from all fights.
Total Fights: 12
Record: 15-11-0
Summary: Striking, conditioning, tenacity
Fighter Info
Nickname: The Immortal
From: Xenia, Ohio USA
Fights Out Of: Columbus, OH USA
Age: 31
Height: 6′ 0" ( 182 cm )
Weight: 170 lb ( 77 kg )

Striking

Total Attempted Strikes
0
534
59% Successful
313
Types of Successful Strikes
0
313
53% Standing
27%
20%
167
84
62
Striking Defense
59
%
The percentage of total strikes avoided

Grappling

Total Takedowns
0
15
60% Successful
9
Grappling Totals by Type
 
 
Subm.
Passes
Sweeps
14
7
2
Takedown Defense
64
%
The percentage of total takedowns avoided
Result Fighters Event Str TD Sub Pass Method Replay
Win
Matt Brown
UFC® 143: Diaz vs. Condit

Feb 4, 2012

48 1 0 1 R2KO/TKO
Chris Cope 20 0 0 0
Loss
Matt Brown
UFC® 139 Live on Pay-Per-View: Shogun vs. Henderson

Nov 19, 2011

19 1 0 0 R2Submission
Seth Baczynski 17 1 1 0
Win
Matt Brown
UFC® LIVE: KONGO vs BARRY

Jun 26, 2011

38 3 3 1 R3Decision – Unanimous
John Howard 20 5 0 1
Loss
Matt Brown
UFC® 123: RAMPAGE vs MACHIDA

Nov 20, 2010

13 1 1 2 R2Submission
Brian Foster 25 3 2 2
Loss
Chris Lytle
UFC® 116: LESNAR vs CARWIN

Jul 3, 2010

19 0 4 1 R2Submission
Matt Brown 25 1 1 0

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