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Clayton Carpenter

Flyweight Division

7-0-0 (W-L-D)

2

Wins by Knockout

2

Wins by Submission

4

First Round Finishes

Clayton Carpenter

athlete record

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Learn more about Clayton Carpenter's UFC history, fighter facts, and Q&A below.

Status
Active
Place of Birth
United States
Age
27
Height
66.00
Weight
125.00
Octagon Debut
Feb. 18, 2023
Reach
66.00
Leg reach
36.50
  • Pro since 2019

     
  • Two wins by KO, three by submission (Kneebar, 2 RNC)

     
  • Both KO wins via head kick

     
  • Four first-round finishes

     
  • Two wins in less than a minute (:45, :13)

UFC Fight Night (2/18/23) Carpenter submitted Juancamilo Ronderos via rear naked choke at 3:13 of the first round 

 

Dana White's Contender Series, Season 6

Episode three (8/9/22) Carpenter won a third round unanimous decision over Edgar Chairez 

 

When and why did you start training for fighting? I started training when I was six with an unexplainable attraction to it.



What ranks and titles have you held? IBJJF World Champ in Gi and NoGi. Muay Thai national champ x4. IBJJF European national champ x2 Gi & NoGi. Junior Golden Gloves boxing champ, BJJ brown belt



Do you have any heroes? Epictetus



What would it mean for you to fight in the UFC? It would mean that I’m in the right place.



Did you go to college and if so what degree did you earn? Community college. 



What was your job before you started fighting? Coaching



Specific accomplishments in amateur competition?

Grappling/BJJ:

IBJJF Gi & NoGi World Champion

Abu Dhabi Pro BJJ world Champion, UAE

FILA Pankration World Champion, Hungary

IMMAF Pankration World Champion, Croatia

FILA Grappling World Champion, Hungary

IMMAF Grappling World Champion, Croatia

FILA BJJ World Champion, Hungary

IMMAF BJJ World Champion, Croatia

IBJJF Grappling American National Champion

IBJJF BJJ American National Champion

IBJJF Grappling European Champion, Rome

IBJJF BJJ European Champion, Rome

Abu Dhabi Regional Champion 2x

Brazilian BJJ Nationals, runner up



Pankration:

FILA Pankration World Champion, Hungary

IMMAF Pankration World Champion, Croatia

US National Pankration Champion, 5x



Striking:

North American Muay Thai Champion 3x

Arizona Jr Golden Gloves Champion

SW Regional Muay Thai Champion 2x



Specific accomplishments in pro competition? LFA submission of the year 2021, nominated for LFA KO of the year 2021, nominated for LFA Fighter of the year 2021



Favorite grappling technique: Armbar

Favorite Striking technique: Straight right