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Miguel Baeza

Welterweight Division

10-3-0 (W-L-D)

7

Wins by Knockout

4

First Round Finishes

Miguel Baeza

athlete record

Event Results

Info

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

Status
Active
Hometown
Fort Lauderdale, United States
Fighting style
MMA
Age
29
Height
74.00
Weight
171.00
Octagon Debut
Oct. 12, 2019
Reach
74.50
Leg reach
41.00

Fighter Facts

  • Pro since 2015
     
  • Seven wins by KO, one by submission (Arm triangle)
     
  • Four first-round finishes

UFC History 
UFC Fight Night
(4/16/22) Baeza was stopped by Andre Fialho via strikes at 4:39 of the first round 
UFC Fight Night (11/13/21) Baeza was stopped by Khaos Williams via strikes at 1:02 of the third round
UFC Fight Night (6/5/21) Baeza lost a three round unanimous decision to Santiago Ponzinibbio
UFC on ESPN (11/28/20) Baeza submitted Takashi Sato via arm triangle choke at 4:28 of the second round
UFC on ESPN (5/16/20) Baeza stopped Matt Brown via strikes at :18 of the second round
UFC Fight Night (10/12/19) Baeza stopped Hector Aldana via strikes at 2:32 of the second round

Dana White's Contender Series, Season 3
Episode 2
(6/25/19) Baeza won a three round unanimous decision over Victor Reyna

Q&A

When and why did you start training for fighting? I saw the first Ultimate Fighter and decided from then on that’s what I wanted to do.
Do you have any heroes? Everyone who has sacrificed with me and helped me get here.
What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC? It means that I’m one of the top fighters in the world and a dream come true.
Did you go to college and if so what degree did you earn? I did one semester and thought, “This isn’t fighting.” 
What was your job before you started fighting? I had a lot of jobs, but mostly security and working in gyms teaching
Specific accomplishments in amateur competition? Four-time amateur champion, went undefeated (6-0).
Ranks in any martial arts styles: Black belt in BJJ
Favorite grappling technique: Breaking his will
Favorite striking technique: Breaking his face