Brogan Walker-Sanchez

Brogan Walker-Sanchez (born August 2, 1988) is an American[1] mixed martial artist, currently competing in the Flyweight division in the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC). She has previously fought for Invicta Fighting Championships.

Brogan Walker-Sanchez
Born (1988-08-02) August 2, 1988 (age 34)
California, United States[1]
Other namesKiller Bee
NationalityAmerican[1]
Height5 ft 4 in (1.63 m)
Weight125 lb (57 kg)
DivisionFlyweight (115—125 Ib)
Reach67[2] in (170 cm)
Fighting out ofHagåtña, Guam[2]
TeamElite Muay Thai
Purebred BJJ Guam
Trainer2014 - present
RankBlack belt in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu[3]
Mixed martial arts record
Total10
Wins7
By submission1
By decision6
Losses3
By knockout1
By decision2
Mixed martial arts record from Sherdog

BackgroundEdit

Walker-Sanchez was born in California, United States. She moved to Guam after she married her Guamanian husband, Mike Sanchez. She represents Guam when competing in MMA.[1][3]

Mixed martial arts careerEdit

Early careerEdit

Walker-Sanchez fought under Pacific Xtreme Combat and amassed a record of 4-0 prior to getting signed by Invicta Fighting Championships.[4]

Invicta Fighting ChampionshipsEdit

Walker-Sanchez made her Invicta debut on January 13, 2018, against Cheri Muraski at Invicta FC 27.[5] She won the fight via split decision.[6]

Her next fight came on July 21, 2018, facing Miranda Maverick at Invicta FC 30. She won the fight via unanimous decision.[7] she won the fight via unanimous decision.[7]

On October 4, 2019, Walker-Sanchez faced Pearl Gonzalez at Invicta FC 37.[8] She lost the fight via unanimous decision.[9]

Walker-Sanchez faced Erin Blanchfield at Invicta FC 41 on July 30, 2020, as a late notice replacement for Stephanie Geltmacher.[10] She lost the fight by unanimous decision.[11]

Walker-Sanchez faced Emilee King at Invicta FC 44 on August 27, 2021. She won the fight by a first-round submission, forcing King to tap with a rear-naked choke near the end of the round.[12]

The Ultimate FighterEdit

In February 2022, Walker-Sanchez was announced as a cast member of The Ultimate Fighter: Team Peña vs. Team Nunes.[13] She was selected third by Julianna Peña in the fighter selections. In her first fight in the house, she faced Hannah Guy and won by majority decision. In the semi-finals, she faced Laura Gallardo and won by unanimous decision to advance to the finals.

Ultimate Fighting ChampionshipEdit

In the TUF 30 finals, Walker-Sanchez faced Juliana Miller on August 6, 2022 at UFC on ESPN 40.[14] She lost the fight via technical knockout in round three.[15]

Mixed martial arts recordEdit

Professional record breakdown
10 matches 7 wins 3 losses
By knockout 0 1
By submission 1 0
By decision 6 2
Res. Record Opponent Method Event Date Round Time Location Notes
Loss 7–3 Juliana Miller TKO (punches and elbows) UFC on ESPN: Santos vs. Hill August 6, 2022 3 3:57 Las Vegas, Nevada, United States The Ultimate Fighter 30 Women's Flyweight Tournament Final.
Win 7–2 Emilee King Submission (rear-naked choke) Invicta FC 44 August 27, 2021 1 4:28 Kansas City, Kansas, United States Performance of the Night.
Loss 6–2 Erin Blanchfield Decision (unanimous) Invicta FC 41 July 30, 2020 3 5:00 Kansas City, Kansas, United States
Loss 6–1 Pearl Gonzalez Decision (unanimous) Invicta FC 37 October 4, 2019 3 5:00 Kansas City, Kansas, United States
Win 6–0 Miranda Maverick Decision (unanimous) Invicta FC 30 July 21, 2018 3 5:00 Kansas City, Missouri, United States
Win 5–0 Cheri Muraski Decision (split) Invicta FC 27 January 13, 2018 3 5:0 Kansas City, Missouri, United States
Win 4–0 Kate Da Silva Decision (unanimous) Pacific Xtreme Combat 54 July 8, 2016 3 5:00 Mangila, Guam
Win 3–0 Emiko Raika Decision (unanimous) Pacific Xtreme Combat 50 December 4, 2015 3 5:00 Mangila, Guam
Win 2–0 Gabby Romero Decision (unanimous) Pacific Xtreme Combat 49 August 7, 2015 3 5:00 Mangila, Guam
Win 1–0 Yoo Jin Jung Decision (unanimous) Pacific Xtreme Combat 45 October 24, 2014 3 5:00 Mangila, Guam
Res. Record Opponent Method Event Date Round Time Location Notes
Win 2–0 Laura Gallardo Decision (unanimous) The Ultimate Fighter: Team Peña vs. Team Nunes July 5, 2022 (airdate) 3 5:00 Las Vegas, Nevada, United States TUF 30 Semi-final.
Win 1–0 Hannah Guy Decision (majority) June 21, 2022 (airdate) 2 5:00 TUF 30 Quarter-final.

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See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c d "Invicta FC 30: Guam's Brogan Walker-Sanchez hopes to spread the 'Håfa Adai' spirit through MMA". AXS. Retrieved 2019-10-29.
  2. ^ a b "Brogan Walker-Sanchez ("Killer Bee") | MMA Fighter Page". Tapology. Retrieved 2019-10-29.
  3. ^ a b Tomas, Jojo Santo. "Pacific Daily News". Pacific Daily News. Retrieved 2019-10-29.
  4. ^ a b Sherdog.com. "Brogan". Sherdog. Retrieved 2019-10-29.
  5. ^ "Brogan Walker Sanchez ready for Invicta fight against Miranda Ma - KUAM.com-KUAM News: On Air. Online. On Demand". www.kuam.com. Retrieved 2019-10-29.
  6. ^ Post, Matt Weiss | The Guam Daily. "Guam's Brogan Walker-Sanchez wins debut in Invicta FC 27". The Guam Daily Post. Retrieved 2019-10-29.
  7. ^ a b Tomas, Jojo Santo. "Brogan Walker-Sanchez stays undefeated at 6-0". Pacific Daily News. Retrieved 2019-10-29.
  8. ^ Cunningham, Nicholas (2019-10-03). ""Chi-Town Princess" Pearl Gonzalez moves to main event tomorrow night against Brogan Walker-Sanchez at Invicta FC 37 on UFC Fight Pass | Hola America News". Retrieved 2019-10-29.
  9. ^ "Invicta FC 37 results: Pearl Gonzalez edges Brogan Sanchez, Mariya Agapova impresses". MMA Junkie. 2019-10-05. Retrieved 2019-10-29.
  10. ^ Critchfeld, Tristen (14 July 2020). "Brogan Walker-Sanchez Replaces Geltmacher, Meets Erin Blanchfield at Invicta FC 41". sherdog.com. Retrieved 13 April 2022.
  11. ^ Sargent, Robert (30 July 2020). "Invicta Fighting Championships 41 Live Play-By-Play & Results". mmarising.com. Retrieved 13 April 2022.
  12. ^ Daily Post Staff (20 September 2021). "Brogan Walker-Sanchez reigns over King in Invicta FC 44". postguam.com. Retrieved 13 April 2022.
  13. ^ "TUF Season 30: UFC champions Julianna Pena & Amanda Nunes faceoff as coaches". FIGHTMAG. 2022-02-05. Retrieved 2022-02-05.
  14. ^ "TUF 30 heavyweight and women's flyweight finals set for UFC on ESPN 40". MMA Junkie. 2022-07-19. Retrieved 2022-07-20.
  15. ^ Bitter, Shawn (2022-08-06). "UFC Vegas 59: Juliana Miller Caps Off Win Over Brogan Walker with DX Chop, TUF Trophy". Cageside Press. Retrieved 2022-08-07.

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