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Peso pluma Division

Activo

"The Controller "

Connor Matthews

Peso pluma Division

7-2-0 (W-L-D)

1

Victorias por nocaut

5

Gana por Sumisión

6

Primeros acabados redondos

Connor Matthews

Récord del Atleta

Info

Learn more about Connor Matthews' UFC history, fighter facts, and Q&A below.

Status
Activo
Ciudad natal
Fall River, Estados Unidos
Estilo de lucha
MMA
Años
31
Alto
68.00
Peso
157.00
Debut del octágono
Mar. 30, 2024
Alcance
71.00
Alcance de la pierna
40.00
  • Pro since 2019
     
  • One win by KO, five by submission (4 RNC, neck crank)
     
  • Six first-round finishes
     
  • 1-0 between DWCS appearances
     
  • Four wins in under a minute – fastest win: :07
     
  • Origin of nickname: “United States Air Force combat controller.”

UFC on ESPN (3/30/24) Matthews was stopped by Dennis Buzukja at :22 of the third round 

 

Dana White's Contender Series, Season 7

Episode 10 (10/10/23) Matthews won a three round unanimous decision over Jair Farias

 

Dana White's Contender Series, Season 6

Episode two (8/2/22) Matthews lost a three round unanimous decision to Francis Marshall

When and why did you start training for fighting? I started martial arts when I was three years old. Took up MMA in high school in 2008 and I had my first fight in 2011.

What ranks and titles have you held? Black belt TKD, purple belt jiu jitsu 

Do you have any heroes? Yes, the many service members who have made the ultimate sacrifice. 

What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC? A dream coming true. 

What was your job before you started fighting? Special Tactics Operator in the United States Air Force 

Favorite grappling technique: Triangles from any position

Favorite Striking technique: Pull counter punching