Jonathan Martinez - Official UFC® Profile
Jonathan
Martinez
9-1-0( W-L-D )
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Fight History

Skill Breakdown

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Record: 9-1-0
Summary: Striking

Fighter Info

Nickname: Dragon
From: Los Angeles, California United States
Fights Out Of: Plainview, Texas United States
Age: 24
Height: 5' 8" ( 172 cm )
Weight: 135 lb ( 61 kg )

Biography

TRAINING: MMA daily

Thoughts on opponent, Andre Soukhamthath? I feel like it’s a great matchup.

When and why did you start training for fighting? I was a troublemaker, so my parents put me in Taekwondo. I started at the age of 15, and after that, I transferred to MMA

What ranks and titles have you held? I hold the 125 and 135 belts for XFN

Do you have any heroes? No

What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC? It’s a really good feeling. I’m excited to put on a show and show that I belong in there.

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

What was your job before you started fighting? I used to work in a seed company

Specific accomplishments in amateur competition? 7-2 with five knockouts as an amateur

Ranks in any martial arts styles: Blue belt in BJJ

Favorite grappling technique: Triangle and armbar

Favorite Striking technique: Jab

 
  • Pro since 2014

 

  • Five wins by KO, two by submission (2 armbar)

 

  • Three first round finishes

 

  • On two-fight winning streak

 

  • Lone pro loss via DQ (illegal knee) to UFC vet Matt Schnell in December 2015

Career

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