Brandon Wolff

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Brandon Wolff
Born (1975-10-18) October 18, 1975 (age 41)
Kailua, Oahu, Hawaii, United States
Nationality American
Height 5 ft 9 in (1.75 m)
Weight 170 lb (77 kg; 12 st)
Division Welterweight
Fighting out of Kailua, Oahu, Hawaii, United States
Team MMAD
Years active 2002–present
Mixed martial arts record
Total 13
Wins 7
By knockout 3
By decision 4
Losses 6
By knockout 2
By submission 3
By decision 1
Mixed martial arts record from Sherdog

Brandon W.K. Wolff (born October 18, 1975) is an American mixed martial artist and former Navy SEAL, who is perhaps best known for his two-fight stint in the Welterweight division of the Ultimate Fighting Championship.

Mixed martial arts career[edit]

Wolff made his professional MMA debut on January 5, 2002, when he faced David Santiago at Warriors of the New Millennium 4. He won the fight via first-round KO.[1] Following this win, Wolff would compile a professional record of 7–3, with notable fights against UFC veterans Riki Fukuda and Chad Reiner before being signed by the Ultimate Fighting Championship in late 2008.[2]

Ultimate Fighting Championship[edit]

In late 2008, Wolff signed with the UFC. He was expected to face Jon Koppenhaver in his debut; however, Koppenhaver would be released from the promotion after refusing to fight Wolff and for his comments on deceased UFC fighter Evan Tanner.[3] Wolff would instead make his debut against Ben Saunders at UFC: Fight for the Troops on December 10, 2008.[4] He lost the fight via first-round TKO (knees).[5]

In his second fight for the promotion, Wolff faced Yoshiyuki Yoshida at UFC 98 on May 23, 2009.[6] He lost the fight via guillotine choke, and was subsequently released from the promotion.[7]

Post-UFC career[edit]

In his first fight after his UFC release, Wolff faced Dylan Clay at X-1: Nations Collide on June 14, 2010. He lost the fight via kimura, dropping Wolff to three losses in a row.[8]

Personal life[edit]

Before fighting professionally, Wolff was a U.S. Navy SEAL.[9] Wolff has a twin brother, Brenton, who is also a mixed martial artist.

Mixed martial arts record[edit]

Res. Record Opponent Method Event Date Round Time Location Notes
Loss 7–6 Dylan Clay Submission (kimura) X-1 - Nations Collide June 4, 2010 3 4:06 Honolulu, Hawaii, United States
Loss 7–5 Yoshiyuki Yoshida Submission (guillotine choke) UFC 98 May 23, 2009 1 2:24 Las Vegas, Nevada, United States
Loss 7–4 Ben Saunders TKO (knees) UFC: Fight for the Troops December 10, 2008 1 1:49 Fayetteville, North Carolina, United States
Win 7–3 Chad Reiner Decision (split) X-1 - Legends May 16, 2008 5 5:00 Honolulu, Hawaii, United States Welterweight debut.
Win 6–3 Chad Klingensmith Decision (unanimous) EliteXC: Uprising September 15, 2007 3 5:00 Honolulu, Hawaii, United States
Win 5–3 Shu Nahiwawa TKO (punches) X-1 - Grand Prix 2007 August 4, 2007 1 3:02 Honolulu, Hawaii, United States
Loss 4–3 Jeffery Painter Submission (rear-naked choke) Omaha Fight Club 09/29/06[10] September 29, 2006 2 0:55 Omaha, Nebraska, United States
Win 4–2 Josh McDonald TKO (doctor stoppage) Rumble on the Rock 9 April 21, 2006 1 5:00 Honolulu, Hawaii, United States
Loss 3–2 Riki Fukuda TKO (punches) K-1 World Grand Prix 2005 in Hawaii July 29, 2005 2 2:49 Honolulu, Hawaii, United States
Win 3–1 Jay Carter Decision (unanimous) ROTR - Proving Grounds July 9, 2005 2 5:00 Hilo, Hawaii, United States
Win 2–1 Hannibal Adofo Decision (split) WEC 6: Return of a Legend March 27, 2003 3 5:00 Lemoore, California, United States
Loss 1–1 Ian Helms Decision (unanimous) SuperBrawl 25 July 13, 2002 2 5:00 Honolulu, Hawaii, United States
Win 1–0 David Santiago KO (punch) Warriors of the New Millennium 4 January 5, 2002 1 3:15 Lahania, Hawaii, United States

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