Matt
Serra
17-7-0( W-L-D )
Fight Night Bonuses: 1 Fight of the Night / 2 Knockout of the Night

Fight History

Skill Breakdown

Charts are compiled based on results from 14 fights.
Record: 17-7-0
Summary: Submissions, Aggressive Style

Fighter Info

Nickname: The Terror
From: Long Island, New York USA
Age: 41
Height: 5' 6" ( 167 cm )
Weight: 170 lb ( 77 kg )

Striking

Total Attempted Strikes
0
837
40% Successful
333
Types of Successful Strikes
0
333
59% Standing
18%
23%
198
59
76
Striking Defense
47
%
The percentage of total strikes avoided

Grappling

Total Takedowns
0
110
21% Successful
23
Grappling Totals by Type
 
 
Subm.
Passes
Sweeps
10
42
5
Takedown Defense
39
%
The percentage of total takedowns avoided
Result Fighters Event Str TD Sub Pass Method Replay Awards
Loss
Matt Serra
Sep 25, 2010
124
153
0
0
0
0
0
0
R3 Decision - Unanimous
Win
Matt Serra
Feb 6, 2010
12
6
0
0
0
0
0
0
R1 KO/TKO Knockout of the Night
Loss
Matt Serra
May 23, 2009
34
14
3
1
0
0
4
1
R3 Decision - Unanimous
Matt Serra
Apr 19, 2008
42
3
4
0
0
0
11
0
R2 KO/TKO
Matt Serra
Apr 7, 2007
20
6
0
0
0
0
1
0
R1 KO/TKO Knockout of the Night
Matt Serra
Nov 11, 2006
20
42
1
1
0
0
1
0
R3 Decision - Split
Loss
Matt Serra
UFC 53: Heavy Hitters
Jun 4, 2005
56
26
8
1
2
0
8
0
R3 Decision - Unanimous
Win
Matt Serra
Ivan Menjivar
Jun 19, 2004
14
8
6
0
0
2
16
0
R3 Decision - Unanimous
Win
Matt Serra
Jan 31, 2004
45
9
6
0
0
1
8
0
R3 Decision - Unanimous
Loss
Matt Serra
Feb 28, 2003
29
26
0
1
0
0
0
0
R3 Decision - Split
Loss
Matt Serra
Sep 27, 2002
32
8
1
1
0
1
0
0
R3 Decision - Unanimous
Win
Matt Serra
Mar 22, 2002
2
0
1
0
3
0
4
0
R1 Submission
Win
Matt Serra
Sep 28, 2001
9
9
3
0
3
0
6
0
R3 Decision - Majority
Loss
Matt Serra
May 4, 2001
18
10
2
2
0
3
0
5
R3 KO/TKO

Biography

Training: Cardio in the morning, Sparring, Wrestling or Jiu-Jitsu in the evening.

When and why did you start training for fighting?
My father was a lifelong martial artist and got me involved at an early age.

What ranks and titles have you held? Former UFC Welterweight Champion, Pan Am Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Gold Medalist - 1999, Worlds Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Champion - 1999, Abu Dhabi Qualifier Winner - 2000, Runner up Abu Dhabi Championships – 2001, TUF4 Welterweight Winner. Black Belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu under Renzo Gracie.

Do you have any heroes?
My Father

What is your favorite technique? All submissions

What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC?
It means the world to me; I was a fan since UFC 1

What was your job before you started fighting? Teaching Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu

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