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#11 Featherweight Division

"The Miracle"

Lerone Murphy

Featherweight Division

14-0-1 (W-L-D)

7

Wins by Knockout

6

First Round Finishes

Lerone Murphy

athlete record

Info

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

Place of Birth
Manchester, England
Trains at
All Powers Gym
Fighting style
Kickboxer
Age
32
Height
69.00
Weight
146.00
Octagon Debut
Sep. 7, 2019
Reach
73.50
Leg reach
39.00
  • Pro since 2016
     
  • Seven wins by KO, six in the first round
     
  • Reported 4-0 amateur record

UFC Fight Night (5/18/24) Murphy won a five round unanimous decision over Edson Barboza 

UFC Fight Night (7/22/23) Murphy won a three round unanimous decision over Josh Culibao 

UFC 286 (3/18/23) Murphy won a three round split decision over Gabriel Santos 

UFC 267 (10/30/21) Murphy knocked out Makwan Amirkhani at :14 of the second round

UFC on ESPN (1/20/21) Murphy won a three round unanimous decision over Douglas Silva de Andrade

UFC on ESPN (7/15/20) Murphy stopped Ricardo Ramos via strikes at 4:18 of the first round

UFC 242 (9/7/19) Murphy fought to a three round draw with Zubaira Tukhugov

When and why did you start training for fighting? I started training in September 2013 for a getaway and some mind space from stuff that was going on at the time.

What ranks and titles have you held? FCC European featherweight title, BJJ blue belt

Do you have any heroes? My hero was my Uncle Oliver, who achieved a lot in professional Muay Thai and boxing coaching. I aspire to be like him.

What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC? The UFC has been the dream ever since I started. It is the pinnacle of MMA.

Did you go to college and if so what degree did you earn? National diploma in sport exercise coaching and fitness

Favorite grappling technique: Guillotine

Favorite Striking technique: Spinning back kick