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CJ Vergara

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CJ Vergara

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

Status
Active
Ciudad natal
Laredo, United States
Estilo de lucha
Freestyle
Años
32
Alto
66.00
Peso
142.00
Debut del octágono
Nov. 6, 2021
Alcance
68.00
Alcance de la pierna
37.00
  • Pro since 2012

     
  • Seven wins by KO

     
  • Two first-round finishes

     
  • Has won eight of his last 11

     
  • Lost 2015 split decision to UFC vet Jonathan Martinez

UFC 299 (3/9/24) Vergara lost a three round unanimous decision to Asu Almabayev 

UFC 291 (7/29/23) Vergara won a three round unanimous decision over Vinicius Salvador 

UFC on ESPN (3/25/23) Vergara stopped Daniel Lacerda via strikes at 4:04 of the second round 

UFC Fight Night (10/15/22) Vergara was submitted by Tatsuro Taira via armbar at 4:19 of the second round 

UFC 274 (5/7/22) Vergara won a three round split decision over Kleydson Rodrigues

UFC 268 (11/6/21) Vergara lost a three round unanimous decision to Ode’ Osbourne

 

Dana White's Contender Series, Season 5

Episode two (9/7/21) Vergara knocked out Bruno Korea at :41 of the first round

When and why did you start training for fighting? I aspired to be an MMA fighter since the age of 12. I have always been drawn to combat.



What titles have you held? Two-time amateur champion in Texas at 135. Current 125 champion for Fury fighting



Do you have any heroes? Myself in five years.



What would it mean for you to fight in the UFC? It would be me achieving what I set out to do as a child.



What was your job before you started fighting? Fighting has been my only focus for 12 years.



Specific accomplishments in amateur competition? Two-time Texas 135 champ and Golden Gloves runner up in 2011



Ranks in any martial arts styles: Brown band in Muay Thai



Favorite grappling technique: Arm triangle



Favorite Striking technique: Left hook