Manny
Gamburyan
17-9-0, 1NC( W-L-D )

Fight History

Skill Breakdown

Charts are compiled based on results from 16 fights.
Record: 17-9-0, 1NC
Summary: Judo, jiu jitsu, throws

Fighter Info

Nickname: The Anvil
From: Leninakan Armenia
Fights Out Of: Hollywood, CA USA
Age: 34
Height: 5' 5" ( 165 cm )
Weight: 135 lb ( 61 kg )

Striking

Total Attempted Strikes
0
813
41% Successful
337
Types of Successful Strikes
0
337
48% Standing
21%
31%
163
71
103
Striking Defense
57
%
The percentage of total strikes avoided

Grappling

Total Takedowns
0
101
35% Successful
35
Grappling Totals by Type
 
 
Subm.
Passes
Sweeps
7
11
2
Takedown Defense
71
%
The percentage of total takedowns avoided

Biography

TRAINING: Conditioning in the morning and light sparring.  Then it’s Jiu-Jitsu, judo, MMA, wrestling everyday.

 

When and why did you start training for fighting? When I came to the United States in 1991, I started doing judo.  Then I started doing MMA and had my first MMA fight when I was 15 years old.  I’ve been doing it ever since.


What ranks and titles have you held?
Eight-time junior national judo champion, 2000 judo junior world team, Junior Olympics judo champion, 2nd Dan Black Belt in judo.

Do you have any heroes? None

What is your favorite technique? Slams

What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC?  It’s an honor.  A lot of big-time legends have fought here – Matt Hughes, Royce Gracie, Ken Shamrock, Dan Severn, Chuck Liddell, Randy Couture.  Being one of those guys fighting in the Octagon is an honor to me.

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

What was your job before you started fighting? Personal trainer.

  • Cousin of UFC vet Karo Parisyan

 

  • Seven wins by submission, two by knockout

 

  • In 2003, knocked out UFC vet Jorge Santiago in 21 seconds

 

  • Highly decorated judo player

Career

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