Mark Eddiva (born February 16, 1986) is a Filipino mixed martial artist and wushu Champion who competes in the featherweight division. He is known for having competed in the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC).
|Born||February 16, 1986|
Baguio City, Philippines
|Height||5 ft 8 in (1.73 m)|
|Weight||145 lb (66 kg; 10.4 st)|
|Reach||68.0 in (173 cm)|
|Fighting out of||Baguio City, Philippines|
|Team||Team Lakay Wushu|
|Mixed martial arts record|
|Mixed martial arts record from Sherdog|
|2009 Vientiane||70 kg|
|2011 Jakarta||70 kg|
|2010 Guangzhou||65 kg|
Mixed martial arts careerEdit
Eddiva made his professional debut in 2006 competing as a featherweight in regional promotions primarily in The Philippines. He compiled a record of 5-0, finishing all of his opponents before signing with the UFC in early 2014.
Ultimate Fighting ChampionshipEdit
Eddiva made his promotional debut against Jumabieke Tuerxun on March 1, 2014 at The Ultimate Fighter: China Finale. Eddiva controlled Tuerxun on the feet and on the ground en route to a unanimous decision.
Eddiva later faced Kevin Souza on May 31, 2014, at The Ultimate Fighter Brazil 3 Finale. Souza won the fight via TKO due to punches near the end of the second round. The back and forth action earned by participants Fight of the Night honors.
Eddiva was expected to face Alex White on May 16, 2015 at UFC Fight Night 66. However, on April 26, it was announced that White suffered an undisclosed injury and was forced out of the bout. White was replaced by promotional newcomer Levan Makashvili. Eddiva lost the fight via split decision.
Championships and accomplishmentsEdit
Mixed martial arts recordEdit
|Professional record breakdown|
|9 matches||6 wins||3 losses|
|Loss||6–3||Dan Hooker||Submission (guillotine choke)||UFC Fight Night: Hunt vs. Mir||March 20, 2016||1||1:24||Brisbane, Australia|
|Loss||6–2||Levan Makashvili||Decision (split)||UFC Fight Night: Edgar vs. Faber||May 16, 2015||3||5:00||Pasay, Philippines|
|Loss||6–1||Kevin Souza||TKO (punches)||The Ultimate Fighter Brazil 3 Finale: Miocic vs. Maldonado||May 31, 2014||2||4:52||São Paulo, Brazil||Fight of the Night.|
|Win||6–0||Jumabieke Tuerxun||Decision (unanimous)||The Ultimate Fighter China Finale: Kim vs. Hathaway||March 1, 2014||3||5:00||Macau, SAR, China|
|Win||5–0||Alex Lee||Submission (rear-naked choke)||Legend Fighting Championship 4||January 27, 2011||1||4:22||Hong Kong, SAR, China|
|Win||4–0||Engie Piloto||Submission (rear-naked choke)||URCC Cebu 4: Proving Ground||June 20, 2009||1||3:44||Mandaue, Philippines|
|Win||3–0||Alvin Clerino||TKO (punches)||Sambo Combat Championship 1||March 14, 2009||1||N/A||Manila, Philippines|
|Win||2–0||Duke Villanueva||TKO (punches)||FFC - Relentless||March 10, 2007||1||N/A||Pasig, Philippines|
|Win||1–0||Andrew Benibe||TKO (punches)||FFC - Qualifying||April 15, 2006||2||N/A||Pasig, Philippines|
- "Fight Card - UFC Fight Night Edgar vs. Faber". UFC.com. Retrieved May 16, 2015.
- "Mark Eddiva". ufc.com. Retrieved 2014-03-01.
- Zane Simon (February 6, 2014). "UFC adds two new featherweight fighters, Mark Eddiva and Douglas D'Silva". bloodyelbow.com. Retrieved February 6, 2014.
- Wesley De Souza (2014-02-08). "Team Lakay's Mark Eddiva to face China's hottest prospect Jumabieke Tuerxun at UFC Macau". thefightnation.com. Retrieved 2014-02-08.
- Dann Stupp (1 March 2014). "TUF China Finale results: Mark Eddiva easily controls, upsets Jumabieke Tuerxun". MMAjunkie.com. Retrieved 24 October 2014.
- Jason Floyd (2014-03-26). "Kevin Souza vs. Mark Eddiva added to UFC Fight Night on May 31st in Brazil". themmareport.com. Retrieved 2014-03-26.
- Matt Erickson (31 May 2014). "TUF Brazil 3 Finale results, photos: Kevin Souza batters Mark Eddiva for TKO". MMAjunkie.com. Retrieved 31 May 2014.
- Staff (2014-06-01). "TUF Brazil 3 Finale bonuses: Miocic, Alves, Souza, Eddiva win $50,000". mmajunkie.com. Retrieved 2014-06-01.
- Mike@fightnewsaustralia (2014-10-14). "UFC Fight Night: Rockhold vs Bisping lineup finalised for Sydney". fightnewsaustralia.com. Retrieved 2014-10-14.
- Staff (2015-02-23). "Mark Eddiva vs. Alex White added to UFC Fight Night 66 in Philippines". MMAjunkie.com. Retrieved 2015-02-23.
- Staff (2015-04-26). "Alex White out of UFC Fight Night 66 bout with Mark Eddiva; replacement sought". mmajunkie.com. Retrieved 2015-04-26.
- Staff (2015-05-01). "Levan Makashvili to face Mark Eddiva in UFC Fight Night Manila: Edgar vs. Faber". sports.abs-cbn.com. Retrieved 2015-05-01.
- Clay Wilson (2016-01-28). "Daniel Hooker added to UFC Brisbane to make it three Kiwi fighters on card". stuff.co.nz. Retrieved 2016-01-28.
- Ben Fowlkes (2016-03-19). "UFC Fight Night 85 results: Dan Hooker masterfully chokes out Mark Eddiva in 84 seconds". mmajunkie.com. Retrieved 2016-03-19.