Luke Barnatt improved to 2-0 in the UFC, with an impressive second round submission victory over Andrew Craig at UFC Fight Night 30. He’s now won seven straight fights to begin his career, including a decision win over Collin Hart in his UFC debut at the Ultimate Fighter 17 Finale.
Swedish born, Mats Nilsson makes his UFC debut winning seven of his last eight fights, dating back to November of 2010. He’s currently on a two-fight win streak, winning back-to-back fights over Chris Scott and Denniston Sutherland under the Cage Warriors banner.
TUF: Smashes welterweight runner-up, Brad Scott earned his first victory in the UFC with a first round submission win over Michael Kuiper at UFC Fight Night 30. The unanimous decision loss to Robert Whitaker in the show’s finale at UFC on FX 6, snapped a six fight win streak.
Claudio Henrique da Silva has earned a shot on the big stage on the heels of a current nine-fight win streak, since losing his mixed martial arts debut back in November of 2007. It’s been over a year since he last competed, defeating UFC-veteran Xavier Foupa-Pokam by unanimous decision at a Super Fight League event in October of last year.
Notable Wins: Chris Leben, Kyle Noke, Rafael Natal
12-2 MMA / 1-2 UFC Record
Lost 2 of Last 3 Fights
Notable Wins: Jared Hamman
8-2 MMA / 0-1 UFC Record
Won 6 of Last 7 Fights
UFC Fight Night 30
October 26th, 2013
Ultimate Fighter 17 alum, Luke Barnatt picked up a win in his UFC debut, earning a unanimous decision over fellow castmate Collin Hart in the show’s live finale. He remains undefeated in his young career at 6-0, including four stoppage victories (2 KO/TKO, 2 Submission).
Former Legacy FC middleweight champion, Andrew Craig moved to 3-1 inside the octagon with a dominant performance over Chris Leben at UFC 162, despite one judge scoring the fight for Leben causing a split decision. Other UFC wins include a decision win over Kyle Noke and a knockout victory over Rafael Natal, while his only professional loss coming at UFC on FX 7, losing a unanimous decision to Ronny Markes.
Michael Kuiper drops to the welterweight division after falling to 1-2 in the UFC with a second round submission loss to Tom Lawlor at UFC on Fuel TV 9. Kuiper’s only UFC victory came in August of last year, earning a second round TKO win over Jared Hamman at UFC 150.
TUF: Smashes welterweight runner-up, Brad Scott will get a second chance to earn his first win in the UFC. He earned a spot in the tournament finals, with decision victories over Xavier Lucas and Ben Alloway on the show. Despite showing a lot of heart and toughness, Scott would lose by decision to Robert Whittaker in the show’s live finale at UFC on FX 6.