Matt
Serra
17-7-0( W-L-D )
Fight Night Bonuses: 1 Fight of the Night / 2 Knockout of the Night

Fight History

Skill Breakdown

Charts are compiled based on results from 14 fights.
Record: 17-7-0
Summary: Submissions, Aggressive Style

Fighter Info

Nickname: The Terror
From: Long Island, New York USA
Age: 41
Height: 5' 6" ( 167 cm )
Weight: 170 lb ( 77 kg )

Striking

Total Attempted Strikes
0
837
40% Successful
333
Types of Successful Strikes
0
333
59% Standing
18%
23%
198
59
76
Striking Defense
47
%
The percentage of total strikes avoided

Grappling

Total Takedowns
0
110
21% Successful
23
Grappling Totals by Type
 
 
Subm.
Passes
Sweeps
10
42
5
Takedown Defense
39
%
The percentage of total takedowns avoided

Biography

Training: Cardio in the morning, Sparring, Wrestling or Jiu-Jitsu in the evening.

When and why did you start training for fighting?
My father was a lifelong martial artist and got me involved at an early age.

What ranks and titles have you held? Former UFC Welterweight Champion, Pan Am Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Gold Medalist - 1999, Worlds Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Champion - 1999, Abu Dhabi Qualifier Winner - 2000, Runner up Abu Dhabi Championships – 2001, TUF4 Welterweight Winner. Black Belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu under Renzo Gracie.

Do you have any heroes?
My Father

What is your favorite technique? All submissions

What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC?
It means the world to me; I was a fan since UFC 1

What was your job before you started fighting? Teaching Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu

Career

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