Tim Elliott

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Tim Elliott
Born Timothy Elliott
(1986-12-24) December 24, 1986 (age 28)
Wichita, Kansas
Nationality American
Height 5 ft 7 in (1.70 m)
Weight 125 lb (57 kg; 8.9 st)
Division Flyweight
Reach 66.5 in (169 cm)
Style Muay Thai, Wrestling
Stance Southpaw
Fighting out of Lee's Summit, Missouri
Team Grindhouse MMA
Rank      Blue belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu[citation needed]
Years active 2009-present
Mixed martial arts record
Total 17
Wins 10
By knockout 3
By submission 4
By decision 3
Losses 6
By knockout 1
By submission 2
By decision 3
Draws 1
Other information
Mixed martial arts record from Sherdog

Timothy Elliott (born December 24, 1986) is an American mixed martial artist in the Ultimate Fighting Championship. As of July 8, 2014, he is ranked 11th in the official UFC flyweight rankings.[1]

Early life[edit]

Elliott was born on December 24, 1986 in Wichita, Kansas. Elliott originally attended Campus High School, but transferred to Wichita South High School his Junior year. Elliott was a state wrestling champion at Wichita South his Senior year in 2005.[2] Elliott was on the wrestling team at Labette Community College before transferring to the University of Central Oklahoma. He earned a Bachelor's Degree in Science and General Studies.

MMA career[edit]

Elliott compiled a record of 8-2-1 in his first 11 fights before signing with the UFC, including a notable KO victory over former UFC lightweight champion Jens Pulver.

Ultimate Fighting Championship[edit]

Elliott signed with UFC on April 17, 2012.[3]

In his UFC debut, Elliott faced The Ultimate Fighter 14 winner John Dodson on May 5, 2012 at UFC on Fox 3, replacing an injured Darren Uyenoyama.[4] Elliott lost the fight via unanimous decision.

In his second fight, Elliott faced Jared Papazian on December 15, 2012 at The Ultimate Fighter: Team Carwin vs. Team Nelson Finale.[5] He won the fight via unanimous decision. The fight also earned him the Fight of the Night bonus.

For his third fight, Elliott faced Louis Gaudinot on August 31, 2013 at UFC 164.[6] He won the fight via unanimous decision.

Elliott fought Ali Bagautinov at UFC 167 on November 16, 2013.[7] The bout marked his first appearance on the main card of a pay-per-view event in the fight. He lost the fight via unanimous decision.

Elliott faced Joseph Benavidez on April 26, 2014 at UFC 172.[8] He lost the fight via submission in the first round.

Elliott was expected to face Wilson Reis on August 23, 2014 at UFC Fight Night 49.[9] However, Elliott pulled out of the bout in the days leading up to the event. Reis instead faced promotional newcomer Joby Sanchez.[10]

Elliott faced Zach Makovsky on February 15, 2014 at UFC Fight Night 60.[11] He lost the back-and-forth fight by unanimous decision.

Mixed martial arts record[edit]

Res. Record Opponent Method Event Date Round Time Location Notes
Loss 10–6–1 Zach Makovsky Decision (unanimous) UFC Fight Night: Henderson vs. Thatch February 14, 2015 3 5:00 Broomfield, Colorado, United States
Loss 10–5–1 Joseph Benavidez Submission (guillotine choke) UFC 172 April 26, 2014 1 4:08 Baltimore, Maryland, United States
Loss 10–4–1 Ali Bagautinov Decision (unanimous) UFC 167 November 16, 2013 3 5:00 Las Vegas, Nevada, United States
Win 10–3–1 Louis Gaudinot Decision (unanimous) UFC 164 August 31, 2013 3 5:00 Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States
Win 9–3–1 Jared Papazian Decision (unanimous) The Ultimate Fighter 16 Finale December 15, 2012 3 5:00 Las Vegas, Nevada, United States Fight of the Night
Loss 8–3–1 John Dodson Decision (unanimous) UFC on Fox: Diaz vs. Miller May 5, 2012 3 5:00 East Rutherford, New Jersey, United States
Win 8–2–1 Josh Rave Technical Submission (D'Arce choke) RFA 2 March 30, 2012 1 0:28 Kearney, Nebraska, United States
Win 7–2–1 Jens Pulver KO (knee) RFA 1 December 16, 2011 2 2:12 Kearney, Nebraska, United States
Win 6–2–1 Kashif Solarin Submission (choke) Cowboy MMA: Caged Cowboys May 21, 2011 1 0:57 Ponca City, Oklahoma, United States
Win 5–2–1 John McDowell TKO (punches) Art of War Cage Fights February 26, 2011 1 2:56 Ponca City, Oklahoma, United States
Win 4–2–1 Victor Dominguez Decision (unanimous) C3 Fights October 22, 2010 3 5:00 Newkirk, Oklahoma, United States
Win 3–2–1 Cody Fuller Submission (choke) Bricktown Brawl 5 June 25, 2010 3 2:34 Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, United States
Win 2–2–1 Michael Casteel Submission (choke) Bricktown Brawl 4 April 2, 2010 1 2:01 Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, United States
Win 1–2–1 Victor Veloquio KO (punches) BB 3: Holiday Havoc December 11, 2009 1 0:33 Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, United States
Loss 0–2–1 Jacky Bryant TKO (punches) Bricktown Brawl 2 August 28, 2009 1 0:52 Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, United States
Loss 0–1–1 Shane Howell Submission (choke) Harrah Fight Night June 27, 2009 3 2:25 Harrah, Oklahoma, United States
Draw 0–0–1 Jerod Spoon Draw Bricktown Brawl 1 May 8, 2009 3 5:00 Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, United States

See also[edit]


  1. ^ UFC Fighter Rankings
  2. ^ "2005 Class 6a State Tourney Bracket". usawks.com. 
  3. ^ "GH’s Tim Elliott Signs With UFC". GrindhouseKC. 
  4. ^ "Tim Elliott replaces Darren Uyenoyama, meets John Dodson at UFC on FOX 3". mmajunkie.com. April 17, 2012. Retrieved April 17, 2012. 
  5. ^ "TUF 16 Finale gets Tim Elliott vs. Jared Papazian". mmajunkie.com. October 21, 2012. 
  6. ^ "Flyweights Louis Gaudinot vs. Tim Elliott slated for UFC 164 in Milwaukee". MMAJunkie.com. 
  7. ^ Staff. "Ali Bagautinov vs. Tim Elliott set for November's UFC 167 in Las Vegas". MMAjunkie.com. Retrieved 2013-09-18. 
  8. ^ Jesse Holland (2014-02-03). "Joseph Benavidez vs. Tim Elliott booked for UFC 172 on April 26 in Baltimore". mmamania.com. Retrieved 2014-02-03. 
  9. ^ Staff (2014-06-11). "Tim Elliott vs. Wilson Reis booked for UFC Fight Night 49 in Tulsa". mmajunkie.com. Retrieved 2014-06-11. 
  10. ^ Jason Floyd (2014-08-14). "Joby Sanchez replaces Tim Elliott, meets Wilson Reis at UFC Fight Night 49". themmareport.com. Retrieved 2014-08-14. 
  11. ^ Raimondi, Marc (2014-11-10). "Zach Makovsky-Tim Elliott announced for UFC Colorado". foxsports.com. Retrieved 2014-11-10. 

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