December 24, 1986
Wichita, Kansas, United States
|Height||5 ft 7 in (1.70 m)|
|Weight||125 lb (57 kg; 8.9 st)|
|Reach||66.5 in (169 cm)|
|Fighting out of||Lee's Summit, Missouri, United States|
|Rank||Blue belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu|
|Mixed martial arts record|
|Mixed martial arts record from Sherdog|
Timothy Elliott (born December 24, 1986) is an American mixed martial artist in the Ultimate Fighting Championship. A professional competitor since 2009, Elliott has also formerly competed for the RFA. As of July 8, 2014, he is ranked 11th in the official UFC Flyweight rankings.
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. 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.
Mixed martial arts career
Ultimate Fighting Championship
Elliott signed with UFC on April 17, 2012.
In his second fight, Elliott faced Jared Papazian on December 15, 2012 at The Ultimate Fighter: Team Carwin vs. Team Nelson Finale. He won the fight via unanimous decision. The fight also earned him the Fight of the Night bonus.
Elliott was expected to face Wilson Reis on August 23, 2014 at UFC Fight Night 49. However, Elliott pulled out of the bout in the days leading up to the event. Reis instead faced promotional newcomer Joby Sanchez.
Mixed martial arts record
|Professional record breakdown|
|17 matches||10 wins||6 losses|
|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|
- UFC Fighter Rankings
- "2005 Class 6a State Tourney Bracket". usawks.com.
- "GH’s Tim Elliott Signs With UFC". GrindhouseKC.
- "Tim Elliott replaces Darren Uyenoyama, meets John Dodson at UFC on FOX 3". mmajunkie.com. April 17, 2012. Retrieved April 17, 2012.
- "TUF 16 Finale gets Tim Elliott vs. Jared Papazian". mmajunkie.com. October 21, 2012.
- "Flyweights Louis Gaudinot vs. Tim Elliott slated for UFC 164 in Milwaukee". MMAJunkie.com.
- Staff. "Ali Bagautinov vs. Tim Elliott set for November's UFC 167 in Las Vegas". MMAjunkie.com. Retrieved 2013-09-18.
- 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.
- Staff (2014-06-11). "Tim Elliott vs. Wilson Reis booked for UFC Fight Night 49 in Tulsa". mmajunkie.com. Retrieved 2014-06-11.
- Jason Floyd (2014-08-14). "Joby Sanchez replaces Tim Elliott, meets Wilson Reis at UFC Fight Night 49". themmareport.com. Retrieved 2014-08-14.
- Raimondi, Marc (2014-11-10). "Zach Makovsky-Tim Elliott announced for UFC Colorado". foxsports.com. Retrieved 2014-11-10.