Jonathan Martinez (fighter)

Jonathan Martinez (born April 20, 1994) is an American mixed martial artist (MMA). He currently competes in the bantamweight division in the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC).

Jonathan Martinez
Born (1994-04-20) April 20, 1994 (age 26)
Plainview, Texas, United States[1]
Height5 ft 7 in (1.70 m)
Weight135 lb (61 kg; 9 st 9 lb)
DivisionBantamweight
Reach70 in (178 cm)[1]
Fighting out ofPlainview, Texas, United States
Years active2014–present
Mixed martial arts record
Total14
Wins11
By knockout6
By submission2
By decision3
Losses3
By decision2
Unknown1
Mixed martial arts record from Sherdog

Mixed martial arts careerEdit

Early careerEdit

Martinez started his professional MMA career since 2014. He amassed a record of 9-1 prior signed by UFC.[2]

Ultimate Fighting ChampionshipEdit

Martinez made his UFC debut on October 27, 2018 on UFC Fight Night: Volkan vs. Smith, replacing injured Gavin Tucker against Andre Soukhamthath.[3] He lost the fight via unanimous decision.[4]

His next fight came on November 24, 2018 at UFC 234] against Wuliji Buren.[5] He won the fight via unanimous decision.[6]

Martinez faced Liu Pingyuan on July 13, 2019 at UFC Fight Night: de Randamie vs. Ladd.[7] He won the fight via knockout in round three.[8] This win earned him the Performance of the Night award.[9]

As the last fight of his prevailing contract, Martinez faced Andre Ewell on February 8, 2020 at UFC 247.[10][11] He lost the fight via split decision.[12]

Championships and awardsEdit

Mixed martial arts recordEdit

Professional record breakdown
14 matches 11 wins 3 losses
By knockout 6 0
By submission 2 0
By decision 3 2
By disqualification 0 1
Res. Record Opponent Method Event Date Round Time Location Notes
Loss 11–3 Andre Ewell Decision (split) UFC 247 February 8, 2020 3 5:00 Houston, Texas, United States
Win 11–2 Liu Pingyuan KO (knee) UFC Fight Night: de Randamie vs. Ladd July 13, 2019 3 3:53 Sacramento, California, United States Performance of the Night.
Win 10–2 Wuliji Buren Decision (unanimous) UFC 234 February 9, 2019 3 5:00 Melbourne, Australia
Loss 9–2 Andre Soukhamthath Decision (unanimous) UFC Fight Night: Volkan vs. Smith October 27, 2018 3 5:00 Moncton, New Brunswick, Canada
Win 9–1 Randy Hinds Submission (armbar) Fist Fight Night 2 September 30, 2017 1 0:56 Amarillo, Texas, United States Return to Bantamweight.
Win 8–1 Jesse Cruz Submission (armbar) Combate Americas: Road to the Championship 3 April 18, 2016 1 2:17 Los Angeles, California, United States Catchweight (130 lbs) bout.
Loss 7–1 Matt Schnell DQ (illegal knee) Legacy FC 49 December 4, 2015 2 2:21 Bossier City, Louisiana, United States Flyweight bout.
Win 7–0 Ryan Hollis Decision (unanimous) GCS 3: Hub City Havoc April 25, 2015 3 5:00 Lubbock, Texas, United States Catchweight (130 lbs) bout.
Win 6–0 Carlos Vergara Decision (split) Fury Fighting 3 January 24, 2015 3 5:00 San Antonio, Texas, United States Flyweight bout.
Win 5–0 Xavier Siller TKO (punches) XFL: Rage on the River 5 November 15, 2014 2 1:03 Grant, Oklahoma, United States
Win 4–0 Adrian Hudson TKO (punches) XFL: Rage on the River 4 July 27, 2014 5 1:01 Tulsa, Oklahoma, United States
Win 3–0 Micah Stockton TKO (punches) XFL: Rage on the River 3 April 18, 2014 3 0:44 Tulsa, Oklahoma, United States
Win 2–0 Marshon Ball KO (flying knee) Rumble Time Promotions: Destruction March 14, 2014 1 1:23 St. Charles, Missouri, United States
Win 1–0 Archie Lowe KO (flying knee) C3 Fights: Border Wars 2014 February 8, 2014 2 2:21 Newkirk, Oklahoma, United States

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See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Jonathan Martinez | UFC". www.ufc.com. Retrieved 2019-07-13.
  2. ^ Sherdog.com. "Jonathan Martinez MMA Stats, Pictures, News, Videos, Biography - Sherdog.com". Sherdog. Retrieved 2019-07-13.
  3. ^ Marcel Dorff (2018-10-10). "Jonathan Martinez replaces Gavin Tucker against Andre Soukhamthath during UFC Moncton" (in Dutch). mmadna.nl. Retrieved 2019-07-13.
  4. ^ "UFC Moncton results: Andre Soukhamthath gets nod over scrappy Jonathan Martinez". MMA Fighting. Retrieved 2019-07-13.
  5. ^ Oleś, Bartosz (2018-12-19). "Oficjalnie: Jonathan Martinez vs. Wuliji Buren dodane do rozpiski UFC 234". InTheCage.pl (in Polish). Retrieved 2019-07-13.
  6. ^ "UFC 234: Jonathan Martinez picks up first UFC win with decision over Wuliji Buren". FanSided. 2019-02-09. Retrieved 2019-07-13.
  7. ^ DNA, MMA. "Team Alpha Male's Pingyuan Liu treft Jonathan Martinez tijdens UFC Sacramento". Retrieved 2019-07-13.
  8. ^ Hiergesell, Dan (2019-07-13). "Knockout! Watch Martinez Starch Liu With Vicious Knee At UFC Sacramento". MMAmania.com. Retrieved 2019-07-14.
  9. ^ Tristen Critchfield (2019-07-13). "UFC Sacramento bonuses: Faber, Emmett, Fili, Martinez get $50K performance checks". sherdog.com. Retrieved 2019-07-13.
  10. ^ Redactie (2020-01-13). "Andre Ewell vs. Jonathan Martinez completes UFC 247 in Houston". mmadna.com. Retrieved 2020-01-13. (in Dutch)
  11. ^ Nolan King (February 10, 2020). "Jonathan Martinez discouraged by controversial UFC 247 decision: 'I've got kids to feed'". mmajunkie.com.
  12. ^ Anderson, Jay (2020-02-08). "UFC 247 Results: After Spending Later Rounds Under Fire, Andre Ewell Wins Split Decision". Cageside Press. Retrieved 2020-02-09.
  13. ^ Tristen Critchfield (2019-07-13). "UFC Sacramento bonuses: Faber, Emmett, Fili, Martinez get $50K performance checks". sherdog.com. Retrieved 2019-07-13.
  14. ^ Sherdog.com. "Jonathan Martinez MMA Stats, Pictures, News, Videos, Biography - Sherdog.com". Sherdog. Retrieved 2019-07-13.

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