Ben Alloway

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Ben Alloway
Born (1981-02-19) 19 February 1981 (age 36)
Other names Benny Blanco
Nationality Australian
Height 5 ft 11 in (1.80 m)
Weight 170 lb (77 kg; 12 st)
Division Welterweight
Reach 76.0 in (193 cm)
Fighting out of Gold Coast, Australia
Team Fiore MMA
Axis Fight Academy
Potential Unlimited MMA (PUMMA)
Years active 2010–present
Mixed martial arts record
Total 24
Wins 17
By knockout 8
By submission 6
By decision 4
Losses 7
By knockout 2
By submission 4
By decision 2
Other information
Mixed martial arts record from Sherdog

Ben Alloway (born 19 February 1981) is an Australian mixed martial artist. A professional MMA competitor since 2010, he was a competitor on The Ultimate Fighter: The Smashes. Ben formerly fought for the UFC in the welterweight division.

Mixed martial arts career[edit]

Early career[edit]

Alloway compiled a 12-3 professional record competing mostly in Australia before joining the The Ultimate Fighter.

Alloway was forced to work for most of his early career, but since signing with the UFC he has been able to devote 100% of his time to his MMA training.[1]

The Ultimate Fighter[edit]

Alloway was chosen to compete on The Ultimate Fighter: The Smashes. In his first fight in the house, Alloway knocked out Valentino Petrescu early in the second round to advance to the quarterfinals.

In his quarterfinal fight, Alloway came up short, losing via split decision to Brad Scott.

Ultimate Fighting Championship[edit]

Alloway made his official UFC debut against castmate Manuel Rodriguez on 15 December 2012 at UFC on FX 6. He won the fight via KO in the first round.

Alloway faced promotional newcomer Ryan LaFlare on 6 April 2013 at UFC on Fuel TV 9.[2] He lost the fight via unanimous decision.

Alloway next faced TUF 17 contestant Zak Cummings at UFC Fight Night 27.[3] He lost the fight via submission in the first round, and was cut from the UFC.

Cage Warriors Fighting Championships[edit]

Following his release from The UFC, Alloway signed a five-fight deal with leading European promotion Cage Warriors[4]

Alloway made his Cage Warriors debut against Jack Mason on 1 March 2014 at Cage Warriors 65. He won the fight via unanimous decision.

Absolute Championship Berkut[edit]

At ACB he lost the first fight to Sharaf Davlatmurodov at ACB 41 on 15 July 2016 via TKO in the second round.[5]

Alloway faced Sergey Khandozhko at ACB 48 Revenge on 22 October 2016.[6] He won the fight via submission (rear-naked choke) in the third round.

Alloway faced Ismail Naurdiev at ACB 60 on 13 May 2017.[7]He lost the fight via knockout in the first round.

Championships and accomplishments[edit]

Mixed martial arts record[edit]

Res. Record Opponent Method Event Date Round Time Location Notes
Loss 18–8 Ismail Naurdiev TKO (body kick) ACB 60 13 May 2017 1 2:24 Vienna, Austria
Win 18–7 Sergey Khandozhko Submission (rear-naked choke) ACB 48: Revenge 22 October 2016 3 3:09 Moscow, Russia
Loss 17–7 Sharaf Davlatmurodov TKO (body kick) ACB 41: The Path to Triumph 15 July 2016 2 2:39 Sochi, Russia
Win 17–6 Theo Christakos KO (punches) BRACE 37: 2015 Championship Grand Final 21 November 2015 3 1:28 Canberra, Australia For the BRACE Welterweight Championship.
Win 16–6 Rick Alchin Submission (guillotine choke) BRACE 36 19 September 2015 2 3:03 Sydney, New South Wales, Australia BRACE Welterweight Tournament Semi-Finals.
Win 15–6 Tristan Murphy TKO (punches and elbows) Eternal MMA 10 30 May 2015 2 1:20 Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia
Loss 14–6 Mohsen Bahari Decision (split) Cage Warriors Fighting Championship 69 7 June 2014 3 5:00 London, England
Win 14–5 Jack Mason Decision (unanimous) Cage Warriors Fighting Championship 65 1 March 2014 3 5:00 Dublin, Leinster, Ireland
Loss 13–5 Zak Cummings Submission (d'arce choke) UFC Fight Night: Condit vs. Kampmann 2 28 August 2013 1 4:19 Indianapolis, Indiana, United States
Loss 13–4 Ryan LaFlare Decision (unanimous) UFC on Fuel TV: Mousasi vs. Latifi 6 April 2013 3 5:00 Stockholm, Sweden
Win 13–3 Manuel Rodriguez KO (front kick and punches) UFC on FX: Sotiropoulos vs. Pearson 15 December 2012 1 4:57 Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia Knockout of the Night
Win 12–3 Rod Staader TKO (punches) BRACE 15 28 April 2012 2 3:39 Coffs Harbour, New South Wales, Australia
Win 11–3 Mauro Chimento Jr. Decision (unanimous) Cage Warriors Fight Night 3 11 February 2012 3 5:00 Beirut, Lebanon
Win 10–3 Rashid Abdullah Submission (armbar) FMMMA- Fight Me MMA 13 January 2012 2 4:18 St. Charles, Missouri, United States
Win 9–3 Dan Hyatt Submission (triangle choke) BRACE 13 19 November 2011 1 3:49 Townsville, Queensland, Australia
Win 8–3 Corey Nelson Decision (majority) BRACE 11 17 September 2011 3 5:00 Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
Loss 7–3 Ben Mortimer Submission (armbar) Nitro MMA- Nitro 3 9 June 2011 3 1:49 Logan City, Queensland, Australia
Loss 7–2 Robert Whittaker Submission (rear-naked choke) Cage Fighting Championship 17 3 June 2011 2 4:07 Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia
Win 7–1 Jon Leven Submission (rear-naked choke) Fate MMA- Fate 2 19 February 2011 3 3:33 Beenleigh, Queensland, Australia
Win 6–1 Gokhan Turkyilmaz TKO (punches) CWA - Cage Wars Australia 5 11 December 2010 3 3:33 Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia
Win 5–1 Michael Osborn TKO (punches) C3 Fights - Slammin Jammin Weekend 6 22 October 2010 3 2:29 Newkirk, Oklahoma, United States
Loss 4–1 Luke Peters Submission (guillotine choke) BRACE 5 14 August 2010 1 4:50 Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
Win 4–0 Atal Kakar Submission (rear-naked choke) XMMA 2 - ANZ VS USA 31 July 2010 1 1:41 Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Win 3–0 Rick Evans TKO (punches) Fate MMA - Beyond Human Control 26 June 2010 1 N/A Beenleigh, Queensland, Australia
Win 2–0 Jordan Wainohu TKO (punches) FWC5 - Call To Arms 10 April 2010 2 2:56 Nerang, Queensland, Australia
Win 1–0 Ben Pepper Decision (unanimous) UMMA 4 - Toowoomba 26 February 2010 3 5:00 Toowoomba, Queensland, Australia

Mixed martial arts exhibition record[edit]

Res. Record Opponent Method Event Date Round Time Location Notes
Loss 1-1 Brad Scott Decision (split) The Ultimate Fighter: The Smashes 2012 3 5:00 Australia
Win 1-0 Valentino Petrescu TKO (punches) The Ultimate Fighter: The Smashes 2012 2 0:42 Australia

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