Fredy Serrano

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Fredy Serrano
Born (1979-09-22) September 22, 1979 (age 37)
Bogotá, Distrito Capital, Colombia
Other names El Profe
Height 5 ft 2 in (1.57 m)
Weight 135 lb (61 kg; 9.6 st)
Division Bantamweight
Team Octagon MMA
Rank Blue belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu[1]
Wrestling Olympic Freestyle Wrestling[1]
Years active 2013–present
Mixed martial arts record
Total 5
Wins 3
By knockout 2
Unknown 1
Losses 2
By decision 2
Amateur career
Total 2
Wins 2
Other information
Mixed martial arts record from Sherdog
Fredy Serrano
Personal information
Born September 22, 1979

Freddy Alejandro Serrano Sichaca (born September 22, 1979) is a male freestyle wrestler from Colombia and a current mixed martial artist.

Wrestling career[edit]

Born in Bogotá, Distrito Capital, Serrano began wrestling in 1990 at the age of 11.[2] In 2007 he became the 55 kg Pan Am bronze medalist.

2008 Olympics[edit]

Serrano participated in Men's freestyle 55 kg at 2008 Summer Olympics as a representative of Colombia.[1] He ended up losing to Abbas Dabbaghi from Iran in the Round of 16.

Mixed martial arts career[edit]

Early career[edit]

At the beginning of 2013, Serrano retired from wrestling to focus on his MMA career.[2] He had two unsanctioned MMA fights in 2013, both of which he won.[2]

In March 2014, Serrano was announced as having signed an 8-fight contract with Resurrection Fighting Alliance.[3] However, he never debuted before joining the cast of The Ultimate Fighter.

The Ultimate Fighter[edit]

In May 2014, Serrano was announced as a member of the cast of fighters participating The Ultimate Fighter: Latin America.[4] He competed as a bantamweight for Team Werdum. In his first fight on the show, Serrano lost to Alejandro Pérez by unanimous decision.

Serrano faced former TUF: Latin America castmate Bentley Syler on March 21, 2015 at UFC Fight Night 62.[5] Serrano won the fight by knockout in the third round.[6] The win earned him a Performance of the Night bonus .[7]

Serrano faced Yao Zhikui on November 28, 2015 at UFC Fight Night 79.[8] He won the fight via TKO in the first round after Yao severely injured his arm while trying to defend a takedown.[9]

Serrano was originally expected to face Ray Borg on July 30, 2016 at UFC 201.[10] However Borg pulled out of the fight and was replaced by Ryan Benoit.[11] He lost the fight via split decision.[12]

Serrano faced Hector Sandoval on December 17, 2016 at UFC on Fox 22.[13] He lost the fight via unanimous decision.[14]

Accomplishments[edit]

Mixed martial arts[edit]

Mixed martial arts record[edit]

Res. Record Opponent Method Event Date Round Time Location Notes
Loss 3–2 Hector Sandoval Decision (unanimous) UFC on Fox: VanZant vs. Waterson December 17, 2016 3 5:00 Sacramento, California, United States
Loss 3–1 Ryan Benoit Decision (split) UFC 201 July 30, 2016 3 5:00 Atlanta, Georgia, United States
Win 3–0 Yao Zhikui TKO (arm injury) UFC Fight Night: Henderson vs. Masvidal November 28, 2015 1 0:44 Seoul, South Korea
Win 2–0 Bentley Syler KO (punch) UFC Fight Night: Maia vs. LaFlare March 21, 2015 3 1:34 Rio de Janeiro, Brazil Performance of the Night.
Win 1–0 Andrés Ayala N/A Striker Fighting Championship 5 February 23, 2013 N/A N/A Bogotá, Colombia

Mixed martial arts exhibition record[edit]

Res. Record Opponent Method Event Date Round Time Location Notes
Loss 0–1 Alejandro Perez Decision (unanimous) The Ultimate Fighter: Latin America May 27, 2014 3 5:00 Las Vegas, Nevada

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Fredy Serrano - Official UFC Fighter Profile". UFC.com. Retrieved July 31, 2016. 
  2. ^ a b c "Introducing 'El Profe': Fredy Serrano and the future of South American MMA". MMAfighting.com. July 14, 2013. Retrieved June 15, 2014. 
  3. ^ "Resurrection Fighting Alliance Signs 2008 Olympic Wrestler Fredy Serrano to 8 Fight Deal". sherdog.com. March 14, 2014. Retrieved June 15, 2014. 
  4. ^ "Report: The Ultimate Fighter (TUF): 'Latin America' cast revealed for 'Velasquez vs. Werdum'". MMAmania.com. May 14, 2014. Retrieved May 15, 2014. 
  5. ^ Thomas Gerbasi (February 9, 2015). "Three added to Rio card on March 21". ufc.com. Retrieved February 9, 2015. 
  6. ^ Steven Marrocco (2015-03-21). "UFC Fight Night 62 results: Fredy Serrano KOs Bentley Syler with sickening uppercut". mmajunkie.com. Retrieved 2015-03-21. 
  7. ^ "UFC Fight Night 62 bonuses: Gilbert Burns, Godofredo Pepey, Kevin Souza and Fredy Serrano bank an extra $50,000 in Rio". mmamania.com. March 22, 2015. 
  8. ^ "Fights confirmed for UFC Seoul". foxsportsasia.com. September 4, 2015. 
  9. ^ Dann Stupp (2015-11-28). "UFC Fight Night 79 results: Fredy Serrano sets record, stops injured Yao Zhikui". mmajunkie.com. Retrieved 2015-11-28. 
  10. ^ Danny Doherty (2016-07-16). "UFC 201 adds Ray Borg vs. Freddy Serrano". cagepages.com. Retrieved 2016-07-16. 
  11. ^ Rob Tatum (2015-07-21). "Ray Borg injured, Fredy Serrano now meets Ryan Benoit at UFC 201". combatpress.com. Retrieved 2016-07-21. 
  12. ^ Steven Marrocco (2015-07-30). "UFC 201 results: Ryan Benoit takes split call from unorthodox Fredy Serrano". mmajunkie.com. Retrieved 2016-07-30. 
  13. ^ Danny Segura (2016-10-27). "Fredy Serrano vs. Hector Sandoval added to UFC on Fox 22". mmafighting.com. Retrieved 2016-10-27. 
  14. ^ Ben Fowlkes (2016-12-17). "UFC on FOX 22 results: Hector Sandoval outpoints Fredy Serrano for first UFC win". mmajunkie.com. Retrieved 2016-12-17. 
  15. ^ http://mmajunkie.com/2015/04/mmajunkies-knockout-of-the-month-for-march-serranos-crushing-uppercut

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