Bryan
Caraway
20-8-0( W-L-D )
Current Rank: #6 Bantamweight
Fight Night Bonuses: 1 Fight of the Night / 1 Submission of the Night

Fight History

Skill Breakdown

Charts are compiled based on results from 11 fights.
Record: 20-8-0
Summary: Well-rounded, high fight IQ, great at transitions

Fighter Info

Nickname: Kid Lightning
From: Goldendale, WA USA
Fights Out Of: Las Vegas, NV USA
Age: 31
Height: 5' 8" ( 172 cm )
Weight: 135 lb ( 61 kg )

Striking

Total Attempted Strikes
0
786
34% Successful
265
Types of Successful Strikes
0
265
85% Standing
11%
224
30
11
Striking Defense
58
%
The percentage of total strikes avoided

Grappling

Total Takedowns
0
59
32% Successful
19
Grappling Totals by Type
 
 
Subm.
Passes
Sweeps
6
23
1
Takedown Defense
81
%
The percentage of total takedowns avoided
Result Fighters Event Str TD Sub Pass Method Replay Awards
Win
Bryan Caraway
Jul 25, 2015
52
61
0
0
0
0
0
0
R3 Decision - Unanimous
Loss
Bryan Caraway
Oct 4, 2014
75
39
2
2
0
0
0
0
R3 Decision - Unanimous
Win
Bryan Caraway
UFC Fight Night: Henderson vs Khabilov
Jun 7, 2014
10
7
1
2
0
2
0
4
R2 Submission
Win
Bryan Caraway
Apr 27, 2013
43
50
3
0
1
0
6
0
R3 Submission
Submission of the Night
Loss
Bryan Caraway
Mar 2, 2013
67
37
0
2
0
1
0
3
R3 Decision - Split
Win
Bryan Caraway
Jul 21, 2012
11
27
3
1
1
0
5
0
R3 Submission
Fight of the Night
Win
Bryan Caraway
Dec 3, 2011
23
18
3
0
1
1
5
0
R2 Submission
Loss
Bryan Caraway
WEC 50: Cruz vs. Benavidez
Aug 18, 2010
40
36
1
3
2
0
1
0
R3 Decision - Split
Loss
Bryan Caraway
WEC 46: Varner vs. Henderson
Jan 10, 2010
3
8
0
1
2
0
0
0
R1 Submission
Win
Bryan Caraway
Alex Zuniga
Strikeforce Challengers 2
Jun 19, 2009
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R3 Decision - Unanimous

Biography

TRAINING: I train six days a week, twice a day
 
When and why did you start training for fighting? My college wrestling team at Central Washington University was cut in 2004. That's when I met my wrestling teammate Matt Lininger, who happened to be Dennis Hallman’s cousin. Matt introduced me to MMA and Dennis and I started fighting in spring of 2004. Then a year later I started training with Rich Guerin out of Yakima, WA.

Do you have any heroes? Jesus Christ and my mother

What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC? It means everything to me. MMA is my life and the UFC is the Pinnacle of the Sport.

Did you go to college and if so what degree did you earn? I went to North Idaho College for 1 year and Central WA University for 3 1/2 years for Exercise Kinesiology

What was your job before you started fighting?
Full-time student and College wrestler.

Specific accomplishments in pro competition? Veteran of the Sport - EliteXC, Strikeforce, WEC Veteran.

Favorite grappling technique: Taking the back RNC

Favorite striking technique: Left hook

• Team Miller member on TUF 14

• Six UFC fights at bantamweight (4-2)

• Pro since 2005

• Went 0-2 in WEC, with losses to Mark Hominick and Fredson Paixao

• 16 wins by submission (11 RNC, armbar, 3 triangle, guillotine), 2 by KO

• Has faced Ian Loveland, Noah Thomas, John Gunderson

Career

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