|Born||June 26, 1985|
|Other names||El Natural|
|Height||6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)|
|Weight||170 lb (77 kg; 12 st)|
|Team||Finney's HIT Squad |
|Mixed martial arts record|
|Mixed martial arts record from Sherdog|
Mixed martial arts career
Cella was a contestant on the 17th season of The Ultimate Fighter as a member of Team Jones. To make it onto the show, Cella defeated Jake Heun by first round armbar. Cella was later eliminated from the show via a spinning kick to the head in a match with Uriah Hall.
Cella's first professional fight following his stint on the show took place in the UFC against fellow TUF 17 contestant Tor Troéng. Troéng defeated Cella by rear naked choke in the first round of their bout. Cella was subsequently released from the promotion following the loss.
After three fights in Shamrock FC in 2013 and 2014, Cella fought Danny Davis Jr. at World Series of Fighting 17: Shields vs. Foster in Las Vegas, Nevada on January 17, 2015. He lost the three round fight via unanimous decision.
Cella fought Kyle Kurtz at Bellator 138 and lost via submission due to armbar.
Mixed martial arts record
|Professional record breakdown|
|18 matches||9 wins||9 losses|
|Loss||9-9||James Bochnovic||Submission (rear-naked choke)||Shamrock FC - Shamrock 309||September 7, 2018||1||4:38||St. Louis, Missouri, United States|
|Win||9-8||DeWayne Diggs||TKO (punches)||Bellator 197||April 13, 2018||1||4:27||St. Charles, Missouri, United States|
|Win||8-8||Coltin Cole||Submission (guillotine choke)||Shamrock FC 301||Jan 20, 2018||1||1:54||St. Louis, Missouri, United States|
|Win||7-8||Eddie Larrea||TKO (punches)||Shamrock FC 300||Dec 1, 2017||1||3:30||St. Louis, Missouri, United States|
|Loss||6-8||Darrius Flowers||Decision (split)||True Revelation MMA 32||May 6, 2017||3||5:00||Ottumwa, Iowa, United States|
|Loss||6-7||Coltin Cole||DQ (punches to back of head)||Shamrock FC 286||March 24, 2017||1||0:28||St. Louis, Missouri, United States||Middleweight bout|
|Loss||6-6||Kyle Kurtz||Submission (armbar)||Shamrock FC: Explosion||June 3, 2016||1||1:07||St. Louis, Missouri, United States|
|Loss||6-5||Chel Erwin-Davis||TKO (punches)||Bellator 145||November 6, 2015||3||0:35||St. Louis, Missouri, United States|
|Loss||6-4||Kyle Kurtz||Submission (armbar)||Bellator 138||June 19, 2015||2||4:13||St. Louis, Missouri, United States|
|Loss||6-3||Danny Davis Jr.||Decision (unanimous)||WSOF 17||January 17, 2015||3||5:00||Las Vegas, Nevada, United States|
|Win||6-2||Anthony Lemon||Submission (guillotine choke)||Shamrock FC: Shockwave||October 18, 2014||1||1:20||St. Louis, Missouri, United States|
|Loss||5-2||Lucas Gwaltney||TKO (punches)||Shamrock FC: Victory||March 7, 2014||3||4:47||St. Louis, Missouri, United States|
|Win||5-1||Justin DeMoney||KO (punch)||Shamrock FC: Uprising||June 15, 2013||1||2:27||St. Louis, Missouri, United States||Welterweight debut|
|Loss||4-1||Tor Troéng||Submission (rear-naked choke)||UFC on Fuel TV: Mousasi vs. Latifi||April 6, 2013||1||3:11||Stockholm, Sweden|
|Win||4-0||Dominic Brown||TKO (punches)||Shamrock FC: Fight Night||June 1, 2012||1||3:17||St. Louis, Missouri, United States|
|Win||3-0||Chance Moore||Submission (guillotine choke)||MUCF: Missouri Rumble||April 7, 2012||1||1:15||St. Louis, Missouri, United States|
|Win||2-0||David Colter||KO (punch)||Shamrock FC: Fight Night||January 28, 2012||1||0:44||St. Louis, Missouri, United States|
|Win||1-0||Willie Rose||Submission (D'Arce choke)||Fight Night Promotions: Boxing at the Orpheum||September 16, 2011||1||0:23||St. Louis, Missouri, United States|
Mixed martial arts exhibition record
|Exhibition record breakdown|
|2 matches||1 win||1 loss|
|Loss||1–1||Uriah Hall||KO (spinning hook kick)||The Ultimate Fighter: Team Jones vs. Team Sonnen||February 5, 2013 (airdate)||1||4:50||Las Vegas, Nevada, United States||TUF 17 Preliminary round; Knockout of the Season|
|Win||1–0||Jake Heun||Submission (armbar)||The Ultimate Fighter: Team Jones vs. Team Sonnen||January 22, 2013 (airdate)||1||1:22||Las Vegas, Nevada, United States||TUF 17 Elimination round|
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