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Mario Bautista

Bantamweight Division

14-2-0 (W-L-D)

3

Wins by Knockout

6

Wins by Submission

5

First Round Finishes

Mario Bautista

athlete record

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

Status
Active
Place of Birth
Winnemucca, United States
Trains at
The MMA Lab
Fighting style
Freestyle
Age
30
Height
69.00
Weight
135.50
Octagon Debut
Jan. 19, 2019
Reach
72.00
Leg reach
39.00
  • Pro since 2017

     
  • Three wins by KO, six by submission (Guillotine, 3 RNC, Brabo choke, armbar)

     
  • Has won eight of his last nine and six in a row

     
  • Five first-round finishes

UFC Fight Night (1/13/24) Bautista won a three round unanimous decision over Ricky Simon 

UFC 292 (8/19/23) Bautista won a three round unanimous decision over Da'Mon Blackshear 

UFC Fight Night (3/11/23) Bautista submitted Guido Cannetti via rear naked choke at 3:18 of the first round 

UFC Fight Night (11/5/22) Bautista submitted Benito Lopez via reverse triangle armbar at 4:54 of the first round

UFC on ESPN (6/25/22) Bautista submitted Brian Kelleher via rear naked choke at 2:27 of the first round

UFC Fight Night (2/19/22) Bautista won a three round unanimous decision over Jay Perrin

UFC 259 (3/6/21) Bautista was stopped by Trevin Jones via strikes at :40 of the second round

UFC 247 (2/8/20) Bautista stopped Miles Johns via strikes at 1:41 of the second round

UFC on ESPN (7/20/19) Bautista won a three round unanimous decision over Jinsoo Son

UFC Fight Night (1/19/19) Bautista was submitted by Cory Sandhagen via armbar at 3:31 of the first round

When and why did you start training for fighting? I started training in 2011. I took my first fight and fell in love with the sport and all the martial arts.



What ranks and titles have you held? Purple belt in Jiu-Jitsu. 



What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC? It means my dreams are coming true, with hard work and dedication. It’s everything. I can now train

full-time. 



What was your job before you started fighting? Auto glass installer.



Favorite grappling technique: Guillotine



Favorite Striking technique: Flying knee