Bobby Moffett

Robert "Bobby" Thomas Moffett (born June 1, 1990)[5] is an American mixed martial artist (MMA) who competes in the Featherweight division of the Professional Fighters League (PFL). A professional since 2013, he has also competed for the Ultimate Fighting Championship, RFA, and Legacy Fighting Alliance.

Bobby Moffett
BornRobert Thomas Moffett
(1990-06-01) June 1, 1990 (age 31)
Harvey, Illinois, United States[1]
Other namesThe Wolfman
NationalityAmerican
Height5 ft 10 in (1.78 m)
Weight145 lb (66 kg; 10 st 5 lb)
DivisionFeatherweight
Reach74 in (188 cm)[1]
Fighting out ofHomewood, Illinois, United States
TeamThe MMA Lab (formerly)
Fight Ready (2019–present)[2]
TrainerEddie Cha[3]
RankBlack belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu[4]
Years active2013–present
Mixed martial arts record
Total21
Wins14
By knockout1
By submission8
By decision5
Losses6
By knockout1
By decision5
No contests1
Other information
Mixed martial arts record from Sherdog

BackgroundEdit

Moffett started training in karate when he was young and competed in wrestling since third grade and throughout high school. Moffett learned jiu-jitsu not long after to fulfill his dream to be a fighter after watching UFC Ultimate Fighter TV program.[6]

Mixed martial arts careerEdit

Early careerEdit

After compiling an amateur record of 6–0, Moffett started his professional MMA career in 2013. He fought under various promoters in the southern region of United States, notably Resurrection Fighting Alliance (RFA) and Legacy Fighting Alliance (LFA). He amassed a record of 12–3 prior participated in Dana White's Tuesday Night Contender Series.[7]

Dana White's Tuesday Night Contender SeriesEdit

Moffett appeared in Dana White's Contender Series 16 web-series program, facing Jacob Kilburn on July 10, 2018.[8] He won the fight via unanimous decision and earned a UFC contract.[9]

Ultimate Fighting ChampionshipEdit

Moffett made his UFC debut on November 10, 2018 at UFC Fight Night: Korean Zombie vs. Rodríguez, against Chas Skelly.[10] He won the fight via a controversial technical submission.[11] Subsequently, Skelly appealed to the Colorado Office of Combatitive Sports on grounds of referee error regarding the stoppage. Eventually on June 24, 2020, Skelly announced on his social media account that the results was overturned to no contest.[12]

His next fight came on March 23, 2019 at UFC Fight Night: Thompson vs. Pettis against Bryce Mitchell.[13] He lost the fight via unanimous decision.[14]

Moffett faced Enrique Barzola on August 10, 2019 at UFC Fight Night: Shevchenko vs. Carmouche 2.[15] He lost the fight via split decision.[16] With this loss, he was subsequently released by UFC.[17]

Professional Fighters LeagueEdit

Moffett, as a replacement for Anthony Dizy, faced Bubba Jenkins at PFL 4 on June 10, 2021.[18] He lost the bout via unanimous decision.[19]

Moffett faced Jason Knight on August 27, 2021 at PFL 9.[20] At weigh-ins, Moffett weighed in at 148.2 pounds, missing weight by 2.2 pounds. The bout proceeded at catchweight and Moffett was fined a percentage of his purse, which went to Jason Knight.[21] He won the bout via unanimous decision.[22]

Mixed martial arts recordEdit

Professional record breakdown
20 matches 14 wins 5 losses
By knockout 1 1
By submission 8 0
By decision 5 4
No contests 1
Res. Record Opponent Method Event Date Round Time Location Notes
Win 14–6 (1) Jason Knight Decision (unanimous) PFL 9 August 27, 2021 3 5:00 Hollywood, Florida, United States Catchweight (148.2 lb) bout; Moffett missed weight.
Loss 13–6 (1) Bubba Jenkins Decision (unanimous) PFL 4 June 10, 2021 3 5:00 Atlantic City, New Jersey, United States
Loss 13–5 (1) Enrique Barzola Decision (split) UFC Fight Night: Shevchenko vs. Carmouche 2 August 10, 2019 3 5:00 Montevideo, Uruguay
Loss 13–4 (1) Bryce Mitchell Decision (unanimous) UFC Fight Night: Thompson vs. Pettis March 23, 2019 3 5:00 Nashville, Tennessee, United States Fight of the Night.
NC 13–3 (1) Chas Skelly NC (overturned) UFC Fight Night: Korean Zombie vs. Rodríguez November 10, 2018 2 2:43 Denver, Colorado, United States Originally a submission (brabo choke) win for Moffett; overturned after Skelly appealed the loss due to a controversial referee call.
Win 13–3 Jacob Kilburn Submission (Brabo choke) Dana White's Contender Series 16 August 7, 2018 2 1:02 Las Vegas, Nevada, United States
Win 12–3 Johnathon Jackson Submission (Brabo choke) V3 Fights 69 June 16, 2018 2 1:02 Memphis, Tennessee, United States
Win 11–3 Enrique Gonzalez Decision (unanimous) V3 Fights 60 April 14, 2018 3 5:00 Hammond, Indiana, United States
Loss 10–3 Thanh Le TKO (punches) LFA 31 January 19, 2018 2 0:55 Phoenix, Arizona, United States For the Interim Legacy Fighting Alliance Featherweight Championship.
Win 10–2 Nate Jennerman Decision (unanimous) LFA 20 December 3, 2017 3 5:00 Prior Lake, Minnesota, United States
Win 9–2 T.J. Brown Decision (split) RFA 46 December 3, 2016 3 5:00 Branson, Missouri, United States
Loss 8–2 Raoni Barcelos Decision (unanimous) RFA 39 June 17, 2016 5 5:00 Hammond, Indiana, United States For the RFA Featherweight Championship.
Win 8–1 Caleb Williams Submission (arm-triangle choke) Hoosier Fight Club 27 February 6, 2016 2 4:46 Michigan City, Indiana, United States
Win 7–1 Dan Moret Decision (unanimous) RFA 24 March 6, 2015 3 5:00 Prior Lake, Minnesota, United States
Win 6–1 David Harris Submission (arm-triangle choke) WXC 55 February 7, 2015 2 1:19 Southgate, Michigan, United States Won the vacant WXC Featherweight Championship.
Win 5–1 Scott Marckini TKO (corner stoppage) Hoosier Fight Club 22 November 8, 2014 1 5:00 Valparaiso, Indiana, United States
Loss 4–1 Kenny Jordan Decision (Unanimous) Hoosier Fight Club 21 September 13, 2014 3 5:00 Villa Park, Illinois, United States
Win 4–0 Pedro Velasco Submission (rear-naked choke) APFC 16 April 5, 2014 1 1:44 Villa Park, Illinois, United States
Win 3–0 Terry House Jr. Submission (Brabo choke) Hoosier Fight Club 19 February 8, 2014 1 3:25 Valparaiso, Indiana, United States
Win 2–0 Drew Morais Submission (Choke) APFC 14 October 5, 2013 1 1:04 McCook, Illinois, United States Catchweight (150 lbs) bout.
Win 1–0 Julian Collins Submission (Brabo choke) APFC 11 July 22, 2013 1 1:21 McCook, Illinois, United States

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See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Bobby Moffett | UFC". www.ufc.com. Retrieved 2019-09-24.
  2. ^ Connelly, Shane (2019-08-08). "Bobby Moffett details move from MMA Lab to Fight Ready". The Body Lock. Retrieved 2019-09-24.
  3. ^ Morgan, Rhodri (2019-03-11). "UFC featherweight prospect Bobby Moffett on his campaign to rebrand the D'Arce choke". The Body Lock. Retrieved 2019-09-24.
  4. ^ Morgan, Rhodri (2019-03-11). "UFC featherweight prospect Bobby Moffett on his campaign to rebrand the D'Arce choke". The Body Lock. Retrieved 2019-09-24.
  5. ^ Mixed martial arts show results Date: August 7, 2018
  6. ^ "An Interview with Pro MMA Fighter and RKC Instructor, Bobby Moffett | Dragon Door". www.dragondoor.com. Retrieved 2019-09-24.
  7. ^ Sherdog.com. "Bobby". Sherdog. Retrieved 2019-09-24.
  8. ^ Rodriguez, Victor (2018-08-07). "Dana White's Tuesday Night Contender Series 2018: Week 8 Preview". Bloody Elbow. Retrieved 2019-09-24.
  9. ^ Staff (2018-08-07). "DWTNCS 16 Results and Recap". Cageside Press. Retrieved 2019-09-24.
  10. ^ DNA, MMA (2018-08-28). "Featherweightclash tussen Chas Skelly en Bobby Moffett tijdens UFC Denver". MMA DNA. Retrieved 2018-09-23.
  11. ^ "Bobby Moffett Scores Controversial Finish of Chas Skelly (UFC 25th Anniversary Highlights) | MMAWeekly.com". www.mmaweekly.com. Retrieved 2018-09-23.
  12. ^ Damon Martin (June 24, 2020). "Colorado commission overturns Chas Skelly's controversial loss to Bobby Moffett, fight is no-contest". mmafighting.com.
  13. ^ DNA, MMA. "Bobby Moffett treft ongeslagen Bryce Mitchell tijdens UFC Nashville". Retrieved 2019-09-24.
  14. ^ DNA, MMA. "Bobby Moffett treft ongeslagen Bryce Mitchell tijdens UFC Nashville". Retrieved 2019-09-24.
  15. ^ Trome, Redacción (2019-09-23). "Enrique Barzola volverá a la acción en el UFC Uruguay, ante 'El Hombre Lobo' Bobby Moffett". trome.pe (in Spanish). Retrieved 2019-06-15.[permanent dead link]
  16. ^ Harshman, Heath (2019-08-10). "UFC Uruguay Results: Enrique Barzola Narrowly Out-Works Bobby Moffett for Split-Decision Victory". Cageside Press. Retrieved 2019-09-23.
  17. ^ Sherdog.com. "Bobby Moffett Announces Release From UFC". Sherdog. Retrieved 2019-11-08.
  18. ^ @PFLMMA (May 25, 2021). "Anthony Dizy & Lazar Stojadinovic will not compete at PFL 4" (Tweet) – via Twitter.
  19. ^ "Bubba Jenkins advances to playoffs after defeating Bobby Moffett at PFL 4". MyMMANews.com. 2021-06-11. Retrieved 2021-06-11.
  20. ^ Newswire, MMA Fighting (2021-08-10). "PFL announces full 2021 Playoff 3 card, Brendan Loughnane vs. Movlid Khaybulaev headlines". MMA Fighting. Retrieved 2021-08-11.
  21. ^ Sherdog.com. "PFL 9: 2021 Playoffs Weigh-in Results: Featherweight & Light Heavyweight Semifinals Set". Sherdog. Retrieved 2021-08-27.
  22. ^ "Wade, Khaybulaev, Carlos Junior and Hamlet lock up PFL championship berths". ESPN.com. 2021-08-27. Retrieved 2021-08-28.
  23. ^ Sherdog.com. "Bobby". Sherdog. Retrieved 2019-09-24.

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