Mike
Pyle
27-12-1( W-L-D )
Fight Night Bonuses: 1 Fight of the Night / 1 Knockout of the Night

Fight History

Skill Breakdown

Charts are compiled based on results from 22 fights.
Record: 27-12-1
Summary: Striking and jiu-jitsu

Fighter Info

Nickname: Quicksand
From: Dresden, Tennessee USA
Fights Out Of: Las Vegas, Nevada USA
Age: 41
Height: 6' 0" ( 182 cm )
Weight: 170 lb ( 77 kg )
Reach 74"
Leg Reach 41"

Striking

Total Attempted Strikes
0
848
45% Successful
384
Types of Successful Strikes
0
384
57% Standing
21%
23%
217
80
87
Striking Defense
61
%
The percentage of total strikes avoided

Grappling

Total Takedowns
0
47
38% Successful
18
Grappling Totals by Type
 
 
Subm.
Passes
Sweeps
15
18
4
Takedown Defense
71
%
The percentage of total takedowns avoided
Result Fighters Event Str TD Sub Pass Method Replay Awards
Loss
Mike Pyle
Jul 7, 2016
2
16
0
2
1
0
0
0
R2 KO/TKO
Win
Mike Pyle
Feb 6, 2016
75
50
1
0
0
0
0
0
R3 KO/TKO
Fight of the Night
Loss
Mike Pyle
May 23, 2015
16
26
0
2
2
0
2
2
R3 Decision - Unanimous
Loss
Mike Pyle
Aug 23, 2014
2
10
0
0
0
0
0
0
R1 KO/TKO
Win
Mike Pyle
Feb 22, 2014
56
38
4
0
1
1
5
0
R3 KO/TKO
Loss
Mike Pyle
Aug 17, 2013
10
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
R1 KO/TKO
Win
Mike Pyle
May 25, 2013
33
57
0
3
2
0
1
0
R3 Decision - Split
Win
Mike Pyle
Dec 15, 2012
9
13
0
0
0
0
0
0
R1 KO/TKO
Win
Mike Pyle
UFC on FX: Johnson vs McCall
Jun 8, 2012
18
19
1
0
0
0
1
0
R1 KO/TKO
Knockout of the Night
Win
Mike Pyle
Jan 14, 2012
2
11
0
0
0
0
0
0
R1 KO/TKO
Loss
Mike Pyle
Aug 6, 2011
24
3
0
2
2
0
0
1
R1 KO/TKO
Win
Mike Pyle
Mar 19, 2011
48
36
1
1
0
1
0
0
R3 Decision - Unanimous
Win
Mike Pyle
Oct 16, 2010
18
46
0
5
0
1
0
4
R3 Decision - Unanimous
Win
Mike Pyle
Jun 12, 2010
49
37
0
1
3
0
2
0
R3 Submission
Loss
Mike Pyle
Jan 2, 2010
15
5
2
0
0
1
2
0
R2 KO/TKO
Win
Mike Pyle
Sep 16, 2009
12
19
2
1
2
1
1
0
R3 Submission
Loss
Mike Pyle
May 23, 2009
4
1
1
0
1
0
2
0
R1 Submission
Win
Mike Pyle
JJ Ambrose
Affliction - Banned
Jul 19, 2008
18
9
1
0
2
0
4
0
R1 Submission
Loss
Mike Pyle
EliteXC - Renegade
Nov 10, 2007
2
4
3
0
1
1
5
0
R1 Submission
Win
Mike Pyle
Aaron Wetherspoon
Strikeforce - Shamrock vs. Baroni
Jun 22, 2007
65
34
2
0
0
0
2
0
R3 Decision - Unanimous
Win
Mike Pyle
WEC 18: Unfinished Business
Jan 13, 2006
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R1 Submission
Win
Mike Pyle
Bret Bergmark
WEC 17: Halloween Fury 4
Oct 14, 2005
10
10
2
1
1
1
1
0
R1 Submission

Biography

Training: Training twice a day, covering all the elements needed to compete.

When and why did you start training for fighting? 1998.....it just looked like fun

What ranks and titles have you held? WEC 170-pound champ, Viking fight 185-pound champ

Do you have any heroes? All the solders overseas right now

What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC? To me it means everything... it is the top of the line organization, so that means I have gotten to the top and I want to stay there.

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

What was your job before you started fighting? Machinist

Specific accomplishments in amateur competition? Kick and Shoot champ in Memphis, TN

Specific accomplishments in pro competition? WEC champ

Ranks in any martial arts styles: Black belt in BJJ

Favorite grappling technique: Any move that finishes the fight

Favorite striking technique: Knees
• Lost pro debut via decision to Quinton Jackson. Second fight was a win over Jon Fitch.

• 16 wins by submission (6 triangle, 2 guillotine, armbar, 6 RNC, kimura), seven by KO

• Has won nine of his last 14

• Defeated UFC vets Fitch, Brian Gassaway, Shonie Carter; drew with Andrei Semenov. Has also fought Jake Shields, Matt Horwich, and Rory Markham.

Career

Trained With

Randy Couture
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Forrest Griffin
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