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Michael Morales

Peso welter Division

16-0-0 (W-L-D)

16

Lucha racha ganadora

11

Victorias por nocaut

7

Primeros acabados redondos

Michael Morales

Récord del Atleta

Info

Learn more about Michael Morales' UFC history, fighter facts, and Q&A below.

Status
Activo
Ciudad natal
Pasaje, Ecuador
Estilo de lucha
Striker
Años
24
Alto
72.00
Peso
184.00
Debut del octágono
Jan. 22, 2022
Alcance
79.00
Alcance de la pierna
41.00
  • Pro since 2017

     
  • 11 wins by KO, one by submission (triangle)

     
  • Seven first-round finishes

UFC Fight Night (11/18/23) Morales won a three round unanimous decision over Jake Matthews 

UFC Fight Night (7/1/23) Morales won a three round unanimous decision over Max Griffin

UFC 277 (7/30/22) Morales stopped Adam Fugitt via strikes at 1:09 of the third round

UFC 270 (1/22/22) Morales stopped Trevin Giles via strikes at 4:06 of the first round

 

Dana White's Contender Series, Season 5

Episode four (9/21/21) Morales won a three round unanimous decision over Nikolay Veretennikov

When and why did you start training for fighting? My parents signed me up at a gym when I was 13 years old.



What titles have you held? National champion in freestyle wrestling, National champion in Muay Thai and Ecuador MMA champion.



Do you have any heroes? My mom



What would it mean for you to fight in the UFC? It’s the opportunity of a lifetime and a dream for all fighters; it would be an honor to be only the second Ecuadorian fighter to fight in the UFC.



What was your job before you started fighting? I worked at a Naval factory helping build ships. 



Favorite Grappling Technique: Body lock 



Favorite Striking Technique: Superman punch