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Tim Elliott

19-12-1 (W-L-D)

3

Wins by Knockout

6

Wins by Submission

0

First Round Finishes

Tim Elliott

athlete record

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

Status
Active
Hometown
Wichita, United States
Trains at
Glory MMA & Fitness
Fighting style
Freestyle
Age
35
Height
67.00
Weight
126.00
Octagon Debut
May. 05, 2012
Reach
66.00
Leg reach
38.00

Fighter Facts

  • Team Benavidez on TUF 24
     
  • Pro since 2009
     
  • Started career at 0-2-1. Has won 18 of his next 28 since then.
     
  • 3-0 between UFC appearances
     
  • Six wins by submission (D’Arce, triangle, RNC, anaconda, guillotine, undisclosed submission), three by knockout.
     
  • Has won eight of his last 14 and two of his last three
     
  • Five first-round finishes
     
  • Knocked out former UFC champion Jens Pulver in December of 2011
     

UFC History
UFC 272
(3/5/22) Elliott won a three round unanimous decision over Tagir Ulanbekov
UFC Fight Night (10/9/21) Elliott lost a three round unanimous decision to Matheus Nicolau
UFC 259 (3/6/21) Elliott won a three round unanimous decision over Jordan Espinosa
UFC on ESPN (7/16/20) Elliott won a three round unanimous decision over Ryan Benoit
UFC on ESPN (5/30/20) Elliott was submitted by Brandon Royval via arm triangle choke at 3:18 of the second round
UFC 246 (1/18/20) Elliott lost a three round unanimous decision to Askar Askarov
UFC Fight Night (10/12/19) Elliott was submitted by Deiveson Figueiredo via guillotine choke at 3:08 of the first round
UFC 219 (12/30/17) Elliott submitted Mark De La Rosa via anaconda choke at 1:41 of the second round
UFC Fight Night (6/11/17) Elliott was submitted by Ben Nguyen via rear naked choke at :49 of the first round
UFC on FOX (4/15/17) Elliott won a three round unanimous decision over Louis Smolka
TUF 24 Finale (12/3/16) Elliott lost a five round unanimous decision to Demetrious Johnson in a fight for the UFC flyweight title
UFC Fight Night (2/14/15) Elliott lost a three round unanimous decision to Zach Makovsky
UFC 172 (4/26/14) Elliott was submitted by Joseph Benavidez via guillotine choke at 4:08 of the first round
UFC 167 (11/16/13) Elliott lost a three round unanimous decision to Ali Bagautinov
UFC 164 (8/31/13) Elliott won a three round unanimous decision over Louis Gaudinot
TUF 16 Finale (12/15/12) Elliott won a three round unanimous decision over Jared Papazian
UFC on FOX (5/5/12) Elliott lost a three round unanimous decision to John Dodson

The Ultimate Fighter, Season 24
On episode 12 (final), Elliott won a three round unanimous decision over Hiromasa Ogikubo
On episode 11 (semifinals), Elliott won a two round majority decision over Eric Shelton
On episode ten (quarterfinals), Elliott submitted Matt Schnell via choke in the first round
On episode seven, Elliott submitted Charlie Alaniz via bulldog choke in the first round

 

Q&A

TRAINING: I had a short camp, so my training has mostly been just getting in shape. Lots of conditioning, and I’ve really been using the UFC headquarters in Las Vegas.
When and why did you start training for fighting? When wrestling was over, I needed something else to compete in.
What ranks and titles have you held? Titan FC flyweight champion
What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC? It means I can do my passion for a living at the highest level of the sport.
Did you go to college and if so what degree did you earn? Labette and U of Central Oklahoma, bachelor in Science and General Studies
What was your job before you started fighting? Full-time student
Specific accomplishments in amateur competition? 1-0 as an amateur
Specific accomplishments in pro competition? I hold a win over Jens Pulver and Josh Rave, who was ranked number eight in the world at 125 pounds.
Favorite grappling technique: Guillotine
Favorite Striking technique: Tomahawk chop