March 26, 1988
Methuen, Massachusetts, U.S.
|Height||5 ft 11 in (180 cm)|
|Weight||145.4 lb (66 kg; 10 st 5 lb)|
|Reach||72 in (183 cm)|
|Fighting out of||Methuen, Massachusetts, United States|
617 Fight Sports
|Rank||Blue belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu|
|Mixed martial arts record|
|Mixed martial arts record from Sherdog|
Calvin Kattar (born March 26, 1988) is an American mixed martial artist who competes in the Featherweight division of the Ultimate Fighting Championship. A professional competitor since 2007, he formerly competed for EliteXC. As of June 10, 2019, he is ranked #9 in the official UFC featherweight rankings.
Mixed martial arts career
Kattar won eight consecutive bouts and was unbeaten in over seven years prior to his UFC career.
Ultimate Fighting Championship
Kattar faced promotional newcomer Chris Fishgold on October 27, 2018 at UFC Fight Night 138. He won the fight via technical knockout in the first round. By the bout, Kattar fulfilled his first four-fight contract with the UFC.
Titles and accomplishments
Mixed martial arts
Mixed martial arts record
|Professional record breakdown|
|23 matches||20 wins||3 losses|
|Win||20–3||Ricardo Lamas||KO (punches)||UFC 238||June 8, 2019||1||4:06||Chicago, Illinois, United States|
|Win||19–3||Chris Fishgold||TKO (punches)||UFC Fight Night: Volkan vs. Smith||October 27, 2018||1||4:11||Moncton, New Brunswick, Canada|
|Loss||18–3||Renato Moicano||Decision (unanimous)||UFC 223||April 7, 2018||3||5:00||Brooklyn, New York, United States|
|Win||18–2||Shane Burgos||TKO (punches)||UFC 220||January 20, 2018||3||0:32||Boston, Massachusetts, United States||Fight of the Night.|
|Win||17–2||Andre Fili||Decision (unanimous)||UFC 214||July 29, 2017||3||5:00||Anaheim, California, United States|
|Win||16–2||Chris Foster||Decision (unanimous)||CES 38: Soriano vs. Makashvili||September 23, 2016||3||5:00||Mashantucket, Connecticut, United States|
|Win||15–2||Kenny Foster||Decision (split)||CES 34: Curtis vs. Burrell||April 1, 2016||3||5:00||Mashantucket, Connecticut, United States|
|Win||14–2||Gabriel Baino||Decision (unanimous)||Combat Zone 44: Steel Cage Fighters||June 14, 2013||3||5:00||Salem, New Hampshire, United States|
|Win||13–2||Saul Almeida||Decision (unanimous)||CES 13: Real Pain||October 6, 2012||3||5:00||Providence, Rhode Island, United States|
|Win||12–2||Cody Stevens||Decision (unanimous)||Combat Zone 39: Smack Down at the Rock||October 21, 2011||3||5:00||Salem, New Hampshire, United States||Featherweight debut.|
|Win||11–2||Luiz Rodrigues||Decision (unanimous)||Combat Zone 36: Smashing on the Rock||January 28, 2011||3||5:00||Salem, New Hampshire, United States|
|Win||10–2||Chris Connor||TKO (punches)||Combat Zone 33: Massacre in the Meadow||June 19, 2010||1||3:40||Gilford, New Hampshire, United States|
|Win||9–2||Jeff Anderson||TKO (punches)||Xtreme Championship Fight League 2||March 26, 2010||3||4:05||Lowell, Massachusetts, United States|
|Loss||8–2||Don Carlo-Clauss||Decision (split)||Xtreme Championship Fight League 1||February 6, 2010||3||5:00||Marlborough, Massachusetts, United States|
|Win||8–1||Andrew Montanez||Decision (unanimous)||American Steel Cagefighting 2||September 11, 2009||5||5:00||Salem, New Hampshire, United States|
|Win||7–1||Rodrigo Almeida||Submission (guillotine choke)||World Championship Fighting 7||June 27, 2009||1||2:16||Wilmington, Massachusetts, United States|
|Win||6–1||Jonathan Bermudez||TKO (punches)||Combat Zone 27: The Rock 2||February 6, 2009||1||0:29||Salem, New Hampshire, United States|
|Win||5–1||Bobby Diaz||Submission (triangle choke)||World Championship Fighting 5||November 14, 2008||1||1:21||Wilmington, Massachusetts, United States|
|Win||4–1||Kevin Roddy||KO (punches)||Combat Zone 26: The Rock||September 26, 2008||1||0:47||Salem, New Hampshire, United States|
|Loss||3–1||James Jones||Submission (rear-naked choke)||EliteXC: Primetime||May 31, 2008||1||4:49||Newark, New Jersey, United States|
|Win||3–0||Bob Pupa||Submission (punches)||Combat Zone 24: Renaissance||October 13, 2007||1||0:51||Revere, Massachusetts, United States|
|Win||2–0||Donald Peters||TKO (punches)||Combat Zone 23: Down and Out||August 25, 2007||1||N/A||Revere, Massachusetts, United States|
|Win||1–0||Tony Armijo||TKO (punches)||Combat Zone 22: Cage Masters 3||June 23, 2007||1||2:02||Derry, New Hampshire, United States|
- "UFC 223 main-card breakdown: Three potential barnburners in Brooklyn". MMAjunkie. 2018-04-06. Retrieved 2018-04-06.
- "Calvin Kattar - Official UFC Fighter Profile". UFC.com. Retrieved 2018-04-04.
- "Rankings | UFC". www.ufc.com. Retrieved 2019-06-12.
- Jordan Breen (2017-07-17). "Calvin Kattar signs with the UFC, steps in for Doo Ho Choi versus Andre Fili at UFC 214". sherdog.com. Retrieved 2017-07-17.
- "UFC 214 results: Calvin Kattar upsets Andre Fili by clean-sweep decision on short notice". MMAjunkie. 2017-07-30. Retrieved 2017-07-31.
- DNA, MMA. "Ongeslagen Shane Burgos vecht tegen Calvin Kattar tijdens UFC 220 in Boston". mmadna.nl. Retrieved 2017-11-12.
- "UFC 220 results: Calvin Kattar holds true to nickname, takes out Shane Burgos in third". MMAjunkie. 2018-01-21. Retrieved 2018-01-21.
- "UFC 220 bonuses: Daniel Cormier, Abdul Razak Alhassan among $50,000 winners". MMAjunkie. 2018-01-21. Retrieved 2018-01-21.
- Themistoklis Alexis (2018-02-14). "Moicano draws Kattar at UFC 223". thescore.com. Retrieved 2018-02-14.
- "UFC 223 results: Renato Moicano dominant in decision win over Calvin Kattar". MMAjunkie. 2018-04-08. Retrieved 2018-04-08.
- Davidson Baker (2018-09-10). "Calvin Kattar draws the debuting Chris Fishgold at UFC Moncton". themmatakeover.com. Retrieved 2018-09-11.
- "UFC Moncton Highlights! Kattar Puts A Bloody Stop To Fishgold". MMAmania.com. Retrieved 2018-10-28.
- Ben Fowlkes (October 28, 2018). "With UFC contract expired, Calvin Kattar waits on what's next – and reflects on bird that left him". mmajunkie.com.
- Jr, Adam Guillen (2019-04-02). "Ricardo Lamas vs Calvin Kattar booked for UFC 238 on June 8 in Chicago". MMAmania.com. Retrieved 2019-04-03.
- "UFC 238 results: Calvin Kattar starches Ricardo Lamas with one-two". MMA Junkie. 2019-06-09. Retrieved 2019-06-09.
- Sherdog.com. "Calvin". Sherdog. Retrieved 2019-06-09.