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Ligero Division

Activo

"The Anishinaabe Kid"

Carl Deaton

Ligero Division

17-7-0 (W-L-D)

3

Victorias por nocaut

9

Gana por Sumisión

9

Primeros acabados redondos

Carl Deaton

Récord del Atleta

Info

Learn more about Carl Deaton's UFC history, fighter facts, and Q&A below.

Status
Activo
Ciudad natal
Pontiac, United States
Trenes en
Syndicate MMA
Años
33
Alto
67.00
Peso
171.00
Debut del octágono
Feb. 25, 2023
Alcance
69.00
Alcance de la pierna
38.00
  • Pro since 2011

     
  • Three wins by KO, nine by submission (5 RNC, 3 guillotine, Brabo choke)

     
  • Nine first-round finishes

     
  • Has won five of his last nine

     
  • Owns 2022 win over UFC vet Justin Jaynes

UFC on ESPN (7/15/23) Deaton lost a three round unanimous decision to Alexander Munoz 

UFC Fight Night (2/25/23) Deaton was submitted by Joe Solecki via rear naked choke at 4:55 of the second round 

When and why did you start training for fighting? 2008 in Michigan. I was offered a fight after I won a small grappling smoker. I fight because I didn’t obtain what I wanted in HS wrestling.  

What ranks and titles have you held? #1 145lbs in MI, #2 155lbs in MI, 3x world champion for Nato Promotions, TWC MMA and 864 FC championship winner.  

What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC? Anything is possible, and this is going to make my name in this sport.  

Did you go to college and if so what degree did you earn? Yes, I’m graduating this fall with a degree in Native American studies of Tribal law and history.  

What was your job before you started fighting? I was bailing hay for farmers back in Michigan, and was a concert usher for a casino.   

Specific accomplishments in amateur competition? 13-1 as an amateur 



Specific accomplishments in pro competition? Been awarded FOTN multiple times already in other promotions. I’m looking forward to bringing my gift to the UFC.  



Ranks in any martial arts styles: Purple belt in BJJ



Favorite grappling technique: RNC



Favorite Striking technique: Cross