Notable Wins: Ryan Martinez, Ricky Shivers, Jared Rosholt
7-0 MMA / UFC Debut
7 Fight Win Streak
Notable Wins: Carl Seumanutafa
UFC on FOX 11
April 19th, 2014
Legacy Fighting Championships heavyweight champion, Derrick Lewis gets a shot in the big leagues on the heels of a five-fight win streak. The most notable win during the streak was his upset victory over Jared Rosholt, winning by second round knockout at LFC 13. Most recently, Lewis stopped Ricky Shivers in the third round via TKO earlier this year in March.
Jack ‘The Outlaw’ May brings an unbeaten record of 7-0 with him in to his UFC debut, most recently stopping Carl Seumanutafa with a first round TKO at Tachi Palace Fights 18. Six of his seven victories have come by stoppages, all by knockout.
Notable Wins: Yves Jabouin, Mike Easton, TJ Dillashaw
10-0 MMA / UFC Debut
9 Fight Win Streak
Notable Wins: Mitch Jackson, Jeff Curran, Billy Daniels
February 22nd, 2014
Las Vegas, Nevada
Mandalay Bay Events Center
Raphael Assuncao may be a win or two away from a title shot following a razor-thin, somewhat controversial split decision win over TJ Dillashaw at UFC Fight Night 29. He’s now a perfect 5-0 as a bantamweight, including other key wins over Johnny Eduardo and Mike Easton.
Resurrection Fighting Alliance’s bantamweight champion, Pedro Munhoz, got the call from the UFC following his 41-second submission win over Billy Daniels at RFA 12. The win extended his record to a perfect 10-0 mark, including a split decision victory last August over UFC veteran, Jeff Curran.
Notable Wins: Shayna Baszler, Liz Carmouche, Alexis Davis
15-8 MMA / UFC Debut
Lost 2 0f Last 3 Fights
Notable Wins: Sarah D’Alelio, Alexis Davis, Julie Kedzie
The Ultimate Fighter: Nations Finale
April 16th, 2014
Quebec City, Quebec, Canada
Sarah Kaufman made her UFC debut in October, losing a razor-thin split decision to Jessica Eye at UFC 166, but it was recently overturned by the Texas Department of Licensing and Registration to a no contest following a positive drug test. Officially, she’s won three of her last four fights, including victories over Alexis Davis, Liz Carmouche, and Leslie Smith.
Women’s MMA pioneer, Shayna Baszler, will finally make her UFC debut, following an appearance on the 18th season of the Ultimate Fighter. On the show, Baszler was upset by eventual winner, Julianna Pena, in the quarterfinals by submission. Officially, she’s lost two out of her last three fight fights, last time out suffering a third round submission loss to Alexis Davis at Invicta FC 4.
Notable Wins: Joe Lauzon, Mark Bocek, Melvin Guillard
22-5 MMA / 3-0 UFC Record
7 Fight Win Streak
Notable Wins: Pat Healy, Jacob Volkmann, James Krause
April 26th, 2014
Jim Miller added a remarkable accomplishment to his resume at UFC 168, submitting Brazilian jiu-jitsu black belt, Fabricio Camoes in the first round with an armbar. It was officially his second win in a row, but Miller lost to Pat Healy last April, but the fight was later overturned to a no contest after Healy tested positive for marijuana in the post-fight drug tests.
Bobby Green moved to 3-0 in the UFC with another superb performance against Pat Healy, striking his way to a clear-cut unanimous decision at UFC on FOX 9. He’s currently on a seven fight win streak dating back to September of 2011, including stoppage victories over Jacob Volkmann and James Krause in the UFC.
Notable Wins: Cody Donovan, Benji Radach, Gian Villante
16-3 MMA / 1-1 UFC Record
Won 2 of Last 3 Fights
Notable Wins: Walt Harris
March 15th, 2014
American Airlines Center
Since February of 2010, Ovince St Preux has amassed an impressive 11-1 record, including a current 2-0 streak in the UFC. He made his promotional debut at UFC 159, earning a technical decision victory against Gian Villante. Most recently, he knocked out Cody Donovan in stunning fashion last August at UFC Fight Night 26.
Nikita Krylov rebounded from an embarrassing loss in his UFC debut, with a stunning 25-second head kick knockout victory over Walt Harris at UFC on FOX 10. He made his promotional debut in August of last year, losing to Soa Palelei by third round knockout in one of the more awkward fights in UFC history. Krylov now drops to light heavyweight for the first time in his career.
Godofredo Castro may find himself on the UFC’s chopping block with another loss in his next fight. He’s lost three out of his last four fights, including two defeats in a row. Last time out. Castro suffered a first round TKO loss to Sam Sicilia at UFC Fight Night 32.
Highly-touted featherweight prospect, Noad Lahat gets a chance to showcase skills on the biggest stage of mixed martial arts, on the strength of a seven-fight win streak. Six out of his seven career victories have come by stoppages (2 KO/TKO, 4 Submission), only going to the judges in his last fight, a unanimous decision win over Shad Smith at BAMMA: Badbeat 10.
Notable Wins: Rudy Bears (x2), Terry Martin, Ben Alloway
10-0 MMA / UFC Debut
10 Fight Win Streak
Notable Wins: Dean Amasinger
The Ultimate Fighter: China Finale
March 1st, 2014
The Venetian Macau Resort Hotel
Ultimate Fighter 17 alum, Zak Cummings impressed in his UFC debut, finishing Ben Alloway in the first round with a brabo choke that earned him “Submission of the Night” honors. He’s officially won six of his last seven fights, with his lone loss being a unanimous decision defeat against current UFC light heavyweight, Ryan Jimmo at a Maximum Fighting Championships event in April of 2011.
Brazilian welterweight, Alberto Mina, returned to action last December after a two year absence from the sport to defeat Glenn Sparv with a first round TKO stoppage at Rebel Fighting Championship 1. All ten of his professional victories have come by stoppages (4 KO/TKO, 6 Submission), including a TKO victory over Ultimate Fighter alum, Dean Amasinger in 2010.
Also, the Ultimate Fighter: China tournament finales have been made official: Welterweights Wang Sai (6-4-1) vs Lipeng Zhang (6-7-1), and featherweights Jianping Yang (6-3-1) vs Guangyou Ning (3-2-1). The last additions include welterweight semifinalists Albert Cheng (2-2) vs Anying Wang (1-0) and top Chinese prospect Jumabieke Tuerxun (14-0) meets Filipino prospect Mark Eddiva (5-0)
John Hathaway vs. Dong Hyun Kim
Zhang Lipeng vs. Wang Sai – TUF: China welterweight tourney final
Yang Jianping vs. Ning Guangyou – TUF: China featherweight tourney final