Karl Reed - Official UFC® Profile
Karl
Reed
2-1-0( W-L-D )
Fight Night Bonuses: Performance of the Night / Fight of the Night
Knockout of the Night / Submission of the Night

Fight History

Skill Breakdown

Charts are compiled based on results from 1 fights.
Record: 2-1-0
Summary: Wrestling, Kempo Karate & RCJ Machado BJJ

Fighter Info

Nickname: No Worries
From: Tampa, Florida United States
Fights Out Of: Simpsonville, South Carolina United States
Age: 29
Height: 6' 3" ( 190 cm )
Weight: 205 lb ( 93 kg )
Reach 78"
Leg Reach 45"

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Grappling

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Result Fighters Event Str TD Sub Pass Method Replay Awards
Loss
Karl Reed
Tuesday Night Contender Series Live on UFC FIGHT PASS:Las Vegas
Aug 15, 2017
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47
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1
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1
R3 Decision - Unanimous

Biography

When and why did you start training for fighting? I started training in 2013. I was a college wrestling coach and I had an athlete pass away. I starting training to relieve some stress and it turned into a career.

What ranks and titles have you held? Two amateur MMA titles (Hardplay MMA and USFFC), 2016 IKF World Classic Kickboxing Champion

Do you have any heroes? My mommy

What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC? It’s 100% why I’m in the sport, to be a world champion.

Did you go to college and if so what degree did you earn? Yes, Bachelors Degree in Education. I’m currently earning my Masters in Business Administration.

What was your job before you started fighting? Current job - Wrestling Coach and recruiter for Limestone College.

Specific accomplishments in amateur competition? NCAA Division II Wrestling National Qualifier for Newberry College. 2016 IKF World Classic Kickboxing Champion. 

Ranks in any martial arts styles: Blue belt RCJ Machado BJJ, Advanced Red-Pitch Black MMA (rank just before black belt).

Favorite grappling technique: Flying armbar.

Favorite Striking technique: Spinning backfist.


• Pro since 2016

• One win by KO

• One first round finish

• Had 5-0 amateur record

• Origin of nickname: “My life motto is “Live with no worries.”

Career

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