Chris Fishgold

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Chris Fishgold
Born (1992-06-06) June 6, 1992 (age 27)
Liverpool, England[1]
Height5 ft 6 in (1.68 m)
Weight145 lb (66 kg; 10 st 5 lb)
DivisionFeatherweight
Lightweight
Reach68 in (173 cm)[1]
Fighting out ofLiverpool, England
TeamNext Generation MMA UK
RankBlack belt Brazilian jiu-jitsu under Paul Rimmer[2]
Years active2010–present
Kickboxing record
Total2
No contests2
Mixed martial arts record
Total21
Wins18
By knockout2
By submission13
By decision3
Losses2
By knockout1
By submission1
Draws1
Other information
Mixed martial arts record from Sherdog

Chris Fishgold (born June 6, 1992) is an English mixed martial artist (MMA). Fishgold was the former Cage Warriors lightweight champion.[3] He currently competes in the featherweight division in the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC).

Background[edit]

Fishgold started his first combat sport training at the age of 16 and knew he wanted master the sport after getting choked out by his teammate half his size on his first class in Ju-Jitsu class. He picked up Muay Thai and competed in mma professionally not longer after.[4][5]

Mixed martial arts career[edit]

Early career[edit]

Fishgold started his professional MMA career since 2010 and fought under various promoters primary in England. He was the formal lightweight Cage Warriors champion[3] and he amassed a record of 17–1–1 prior signed by UFC.[6]

Ultimate Fighting Championship[edit]

Fishgold made his promotional debut on October 27, 2018 at UFC Fight Night 138, facing Calvin Kattar.[7] He lost the fight via technical knockout in the first round.[8]

His second UFC fight came on February 23, 2019 against Daniel Teymur at UFC Fight Night: Błachowicz vs. Santos.[9] He won the fight via submission in the second round.[10]

Fishgold faced Makwan Amirkhani at UFC Fight Night: Gustafsson vs. Smith on June 1, 2019.[11] He lost the fight via anaconda choke submission in the second round.[12]

Fishgold was expected to face promotional newcomer Billy Quarantillo on December 7, 2019 at UFC on ESPN 7,[13] but withdrew from the fight due to undisclosed reasons.[14]

Championships and accomplishments[edit]

Mixed martial arts record[edit]

Professional record breakdown
22 matches 18 wins 3 losses
By knockout 2 1
By submission 13 1
By decision 3 1
Draws 1
Res. Record Opponent Method Event Date Round Time Location Notes
Loss 18–3–1 Makwan Amirkhani Submission (anaconda choke) UFC Fight Night: Gustafsson vs. Smith June 1, 2019 2 4:25 Stockholm, Sweden
Win 18–2–1 Daniel Teymur Submission (rear-naked choke) UFC Fight Night: Błachowicz vs. Santos February 23, 2019 2 1:10 Prague, Czech Republic
Loss 17–2–1 Calvin Kattar TKO (punches) UFC Fight Night: Volkan vs. Smith October 27, 2018 1 4:11 Moncton, New Brunswick, Canada
Win 17–1–1 Alexander Jacobsen Submission (rear-naked choke) CWFC 88 Cage Warriors Fighting Championship 88 October 28, 2017 1 4:15 Liverpool, England Defended the Cage Warriors Lightweight Championship.
Win 16–1–1 Nic Herron-Webb Decision (unanimous) CWFC: Cage Warriors Unplugged November 12, 2016 5 5:00 London, England Defended the Cage Warriors Lightweight Championship.
Win 15–1–1 Jason Ponet Submission (guillotine choke) CWFC 78 September 10, 2016 1 1:04 Liverpool, England Defended the Cage Warriors Lightweight Championship.
Win 14–1–1 Adam Boussif Submission (rear-naked choke) CWFC 77 July 8, 2016 1 1:33 London, England Won the Cage Warriors Lightweight Championship.
Win 13–1–1 Jordan Miller Submission (guillotine choke) CWFC 75 April 15, 2016 1 1:04 London, England
Win 12–1–1 Alejandro Ferreira TKO (punches) ICE Fighting Championships 11 February 20, 2016 1 0:00 Liverpool, England
Win 11–1–1 Benjamin Baudrier Submission (guillotine choke) ICE Fighting Championship 9 November 20, 2015 1 0:00 Manchester, England
Draw 10–1–1 Ryan Roddy Draw (majority) Made 4 the Cage 18 September 28, 2015 3 5:00 Newcastle, England
Loss 10–1 Gi Bum Moon Decision (unanimous) PRO FC 10 May 9, 2015 3 5:00 Taipei, Taiwan
Win 10–0 Olivier Pastor Decision (unanimous) CWFC 62 December 7, 2013 3 5:00 Newcastle, England
Win 9–0 Marcin Wrzosek TKO (punches and elbows) CWFC 57 July 20, 2013 2 3:31 London, England
Win 8–0 Steve O'Keefe Submission (guillotine choke) CWFC 52 March 29, 2013 1 1:34 London, England
Win 7–0 Andy DeVent Submission (rear-naked choke) Cage Conflict 11 October 29, 2011 2 0:00 Liverpool, England
Win 6–0 Jeremy Petley Submission (rear-naked choke) BAMMA 7 September 10, 2011 1 4:33 Birmingham, England
Win 5–0 Danny Welsh Submission (rear-naked choke) OMMAC 10 June 4, 2011 1 1:08 Liverpool, England
Win 4–0 Ben Rose Decision (unanimous) Night of the Gladiators 7 March 12, 2011 3 5:00 Staffordshire, England
Win 3–0 Jules Willis Submission (guillotine choke) OMMAC 6 August 7, 2010 1 1:34 Liverpool, England
Win 2–0 Phil Flynn Submission (armbar) Cage Conflict 5 May 8, 2010 2 0:00 Accrington, England
Win 1–0 Neil McGuigan Submission (rear-naked choke) OMMAC 4 March 6, 2010 1 3:33 Liverpool, England

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See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Chris Fishgold | UFC". www.ufc.com. Retrieved 2019-09-21.
  2. ^ Billington, Roy (2019-07-15). "Marc Diakiese vs. Chris Fishgold set for Polaris 11". Bloody Elbow. Retrieved 2019-09-22.
  3. ^ a b "UFC signs Cage Warriors Lightweight Champ Chris Fishgold | | FightBook MMA". 2018-05-26. Retrieved 2019-09-22.
  4. ^ 161385360554578 (2019-02-28). "Meet Chris Fishgold - the Liverpool-born fighter who got his first win in the UFC". talkSPORT. Retrieved 2019-09-22.
  5. ^ "Getting to know Chris Fishgold, who hopes to make a splash in UFC's featherweight division". ESPN.com. 2019-02-21. Retrieved 2019-09-22.
  6. ^ Sherdog.com. "Chris Fishgold MMA Stats, Pictures, News, Videos, Biography - Sherdog.com". Sherdog. Retrieved 2019-09-21.
  7. ^ Davidson Baker (2018-09-10). "Calvin Kattar draws the debuting Chris Fishgold at UFC Moncton". themmatakeover.com. Retrieved 2019-09-21.
  8. ^ "UFC Moncton Highlights! Kattar Puts A Bloody Stop To Fishgold". MMAmania.com. Retrieved 2018-10-28.
  9. ^ Staff (2019-01-11). "Chris Fishgold vs. Daniel Teymur lined up for UFC's first visit to Prague". mmajunkie.com. Retrieved 2019-09-21.
  10. ^ "UFC Prague results: Chris Fishgold brilliant on mat for submission of Daniel Teymur". MMAjunkie. 2019-02-23. Retrieved 2019-09-21.
  11. ^ DNA, MMA. "Makwan Amirkhani vs. Chris Fishgold toegevoegd aan UFC Stockholm". Retrieved 2019-09-21.
  12. ^ Richardson, Andrew (2019-06-01). "UFC Stockholm Results! Amirkhani Knocks Off Fishgold With Anaconda Choke". MMAmania.com. Retrieved 2019-09-21.
  13. ^ Redactie (2019-10-16). "Billy Quarantillo meets Chris Fishgold during UFC Washington". mmadna.nl. Retrieved 2019-10-16.(in Dutch)
  14. ^ Nolan King (November 26, 2019). "Chris Fishgold out of UFC on ESPN 7 fight against Billy Quarantillo". mmajunkie.com.
  15. ^ Stumberg, Patrick L. (2018-10-26). "UFC 'Moncton' - New Blood!". MMAmania.com. Retrieved 2019-09-22.
  16. ^ Staff, Cage Warriors (2016-07-09). "Cage Warriors 77: Two new champions crowned in London". Cage Warriors. Retrieved 2019-09-22.
  17. ^ Sherdog.com. "Chris Fishgold MMA Stats, Pictures, News, Videos, Biography - Sherdog.com". Sherdog. Retrieved 2019-09-21.

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