Anthony Morrison

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Anthony Morrison
BornAnthony Morrison
(1984-03-29) March 29, 1984 (age 35)
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Other namesCheesesteak
ResidencePhiladelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
NationalityAmerican
Height5 ft 7 in (1.70 m)
Weight145 lb (66 kg; 10.4 st)
DivisionFeatherweight
Lightweight
Reach69 in (175 cm)
StanceOrthodox
Fighting out ofPhiladelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
TeamDaddis Fight Camps
Team Combat
Years active2004–present
Mixed martial arts record
Total33
Wins20
By knockout9
By submission5
By decision6
Losses12
By knockout4
By submission7
By decision1
No contests1
Other information
Mixed martial arts record from Sherdog

Anthony Morrison (born March 29, 1984) is an American professional mixed martial artist who most recently competed in the Featherweight division. A professional competitor since 2004, he has competed for Bellator and the WEC.

Background[edit]

Originally from North Philadelphia, Anthony Morrison began boxing at the age of 14 and also competed in high school wrestling before deciding to compete in MMA professionally.[1]


Mixed martial arts record[edit]

Professional record breakdown
33 matches 20 wins 12 losses
By knockout 9 4
By submission 5 7
By decision 6 1
Draws 0
No contests 1
Res. Record Opponent Method Event Date Round Time Location Notes
Win 20–12 (1) Cody Stevens Decision (unanimous) RFO: Big Guns 24 June 10, 2017 3 5:00 Tallmadge, Ohio, United States
Win 20–11 (1) Jared Gordon KO (head kick) CCFC 59: Morrison vs. Gordon July 9, 2016 1 1:48 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Win 19–11 (1) Jordan Stiner Decision (unanimous) CCFC 53: Spohn vs. Anyanwu December 4, 2015 3 5:00 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States Lightweight bout.
Win 19–10 (1) Ray Wood Submission (guillotine choke) NEF: Fight Night 16 February 7, 2015 5 3:02 Lewiston, Maine, United States Won NEF Featherweight Championship.
Win 18-10 (1) Kenny Foster Decision (majority) Bellator 108 November 15, 2013 3 5:00 Atlantic City, New Jersey, United States Catchweight (150 lbs) bout.
Win 17–10 (1) Jay Haas Submission (guillotine choke) CCFC 13: Gambino vs. Foster February 4, 2012 1 3:37 Atlantic City, New Jersey, United States
NC 16–10 (1) Nick Gonzalez No Contest MF: Matrix Fights 2 June 11, 2010 3 1:09 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Loss 16-10 Chad Mendes Submission (guillotine choke) WEC 48 April 24, 2010 1 2:13 Sacramento, California, United States
Loss 16-9 Mike Brown Submission (rear-naked choke) WEC 46 January 10, 2010 1 1:54 Sacramento, California, United States
Win 16-8 Alvin Robinson Submission (punches) ROF 36: Demolition December 24, 2009 1 1:09 Denver, Colorado, United States
Win 15-8 Jeff Lentz Decision (unanimous) ROC 27: Ring of Combat 27 November 20, 2009 3 5:00 Atlantic City, New Jersey, United States Featherweight debut; won vacant ROC Featherweight Championship.
Loss 14-8 Micah Miller Submission (arm-triangle choke) Shine Fights 2: ATT vs. The World September 4, 2009 2 4:25 Miami, Florida, United States
Win 14-7 Tim Troxell Decision (unanimous) WCA: Caged Combat June 5, 2009 3 5:00 Atlantic City, New Jersey, United States
Win 13-7 Kevin Roddy Decision (unanimous) WCA: Pure Combat February 6, 2009 3 3:00 Atlantic City, New Jersey, United States
Loss 12-7 Fabio Mello Submission (guillotine choke) AOF 1: Rumble at Robarts 1 January 24, 2009 1 2:17 Sarasota, Florida, United States
Win 12-6 Jay R. Palmer Submission (armbar) CSC: Combat Sports Challenge August 30, 2008 2 1:51 Colonial Heights, Virginia, United States
Win 11–6 Nelson Sobral TKO (punches) CSC: Combat Sports Challenge June 14, 2008 1 1:10 Richmond, Virginia, United States
Loss 10-6 Eddie Fyvie Submission (triangle choke) ROC 19: Ring of Combat 19 May 9, 2008 1 3:47 Atlantic City, New Jersey, United States
Win 10–5 Alvin Decker TKO (punches) CSC 24: The Proving Ground March 25, 2008 1 2:28 Richmond, Virginia, United States
Win 9–5 Anthony Biondo TKO CSC: Combat Sports Challenge February 24, 2008 1 2:08 Richmond, Virginia, United States
Loss 8–5 Ricardo Tirloni KO CSC: Combat Sports Challenge September 29, 2007 1 0:40 Richmond, Virginia, United States
Win 8-4 Dan Swift Submission (kneebar) CSC: Combat Sports Challenge July 14, 2007 2 4:32 Colonial Heights, Virginia, United States
Loss 7-4 Jim Miller Submission (triangle choke) CCFC 5: Two Worlds, One Cage June 23, 2007 1 4:56 Atlantic City, New Jersey, United States
Win 7-3 Patrick Upton TKO (punches) CSC: Combat Sports Challenge April 28, 2007 1 2:53 Mechanicsville, Virginia, United States
Win 6–3 Spencer Paige Decision (unanimous) CFFC 4: Cage Fury Fighting Championships 4 April 13, 2007 3 5:00 Atlantic City, New Jersey, United States Catchweight (150 lbs) bout.
Win 5-3 Travis Worsencroft TKO (punches) CSC: Combat Sports Challenge March 24, 2007 1 1:04 Mechanicsville, Virginia, United States
Win 4-3 Matt Andrews TKO (punches) CSC: River City Rumble 5 December 9, 2006 1 3:35 Mechanicsville, Virginia, United States
Loss 3-3 Frank Johnson TKO (punches) IFC: Rumble on the River 2 November 10, 2006 1 2:36 Kearney, Nebraska, United States
Win 3-2 Aaron Steele KO (punch) IFC: Rumble on the River 2 November 10, 2006 1 0:20 Kearney, Nebraska, United States
Loss 2-2 Deividas Taurosevicius Submission (triangle choke) CFFC 2: Cage Fury Fighting Championships 2 October 6, 2006 1 2:09 Atlantic City, New Jersey, United States
Win 2-1 Will Loushin TKO (punches) CFFC 1: Cage Fury Fighting Championships 1 June 30, 2006 1 0:57 Atlantic City, New Jersey, United States
Loss 1-1 Steve Hallock TKO Dangerzone: Fight Night 13 March 13, 2004 2 1:37 Angola, Indiana, United States
Win 1-0 Justin Hamm Submission Dangerzone: Fight Night 13 March 13, 2004 1 3:08 Angola, Indiana, United States

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Interview: North Philly MMA fighter Anthony Morrison". citypaper.net.