Calvin Kattar

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Calvin Kattar
BornCalvin Kattar
(1988-03-26) March 26, 1988 (age 31)
Methuen, Massachusetts, U.S.
NationalityAmerican
Height5 ft 11 in (180 cm)
Weight145.4 lb (66 kg; 10 st 5 lb)
DivisionLightweight
Featherweight
Reach72 in (183 cm)
Fighting out ofMethuen, Massachusetts, United States
TeamTeam Sityodtong
617 Fight Sports
RankBlue belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu[2]
Years active2007–present
Mixed martial arts record
Total23
Wins20
By knockout9
By submission3
By decision8
Losses3
By submission1
By decision2
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.[3]

Background[edit]

Kattar was a standout wrestler at Methuen High School.[4] He went on to earn an Associates degree at Middlesex Community College.

Mixed martial arts career[edit]

Kattar won eight consecutive bouts and was unbeaten in over seven years prior to his UFC career.[5]

Ultimate Fighting Championship[edit]

Kattar made his UFC debut replacing Doo Ho Choi against Andre Fili on July 29, 2017 at UFC 214.[5] Kattar won the fight by unanimous decision.[6]

Kattar faced undefeated prospect Shane Burgos on January 20, 2018 at UFC 220.[7] Kattar won the fight via technical knock out in round three.[8] The fight was awarded the Fight of the Night bonus.[9]

Kattar faced Renato Moicano on April 7, 2018 at UFC 223.[10] He lost the fight by unanimous decision.[11]

Kattar faced promotional newcomer Chris Fishgold on October 27, 2018 at UFC Fight Night 138.[12] He won the fight via technical knockout in the first round.[13] By the bout, Kattar fulfilled his first four-fight contract with the UFC.[14]

Kattar faced Ricardo Lamas at UFC 238 on June 8, 2019.[15] He won the fight via knockout in the first round.[16] |4–1

Titles and accomplishments[edit]

Mixed martial arts[edit]

Mixed martial arts record[edit]

Res. Record Opponent Method Event Date Round Time Location Notes
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

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See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "UFC 223 main-card breakdown: Three potential barnburners in Brooklyn". MMAjunkie. 2018-04-06. Retrieved 2018-04-06.
  2. ^ "Calvin Kattar - Official UFC Fighter Profile". UFC.com. Retrieved 2018-04-04.
  3. ^ "Rankings | UFC". www.ufc.com. Retrieved 2019-06-12.
  4. ^ http://methuenrangers.com/page/hot_news/view/51
  5. ^ a b 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.
  6. ^ "UFC 214 results: Calvin Kattar upsets Andre Fili by clean-sweep decision on short notice". MMAjunkie. 2017-07-30. Retrieved 2017-07-31.
  7. ^ DNA, MMA. "Ongeslagen Shane Burgos vecht tegen Calvin Kattar tijdens UFC 220 in Boston". mmadna.nl. Retrieved 2017-11-12.
  8. ^ "UFC 220 results: Calvin Kattar holds true to nickname, takes out Shane Burgos in third". MMAjunkie. 2018-01-21. Retrieved 2018-01-21.
  9. ^ "UFC 220 bonuses: Daniel Cormier, Abdul Razak Alhassan among $50,000 winners". MMAjunkie. 2018-01-21. Retrieved 2018-01-21.
  10. ^ Themistoklis Alexis (2018-02-14). "Moicano draws Kattar at UFC 223". thescore.com. Retrieved 2018-02-14.
  11. ^ "UFC 223 results: Renato Moicano dominant in decision win over Calvin Kattar". MMAjunkie. 2018-04-08. Retrieved 2018-04-08.
  12. ^ Davidson Baker (2018-09-10). "Calvin Kattar draws the debuting Chris Fishgold at UFC Moncton". themmatakeover.com. Retrieved 2018-09-11.
  13. ^ "UFC Moncton Highlights! Kattar Puts A Bloody Stop To Fishgold". MMAmania.com. Retrieved 2018-10-28.
  14. ^ 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.
  15. ^ 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.
  16. ^ "UFC 238 results: Calvin Kattar starches Ricardo Lamas with one-two". MMA Junkie. 2019-06-09. Retrieved 2019-06-09.
  17. ^ Sherdog.com. "Calvin". Sherdog. Retrieved 2019-06-09.

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