November 12, 1984
Miami, Florida, U.S.
|Height||5 ft 11 in (1.80 m)|
|Weight||170 lb (77 kg; 12 st 2 lb)|
|Reach||74 in (188 cm)|
|Fighting out of||Miami, Florida, U.S.|
|Team||Young Tigers |
American Top Team (2007–present)
|Years active||2003–present (MMA)|
|Professional boxing record|
|Mixed martial arts record|
|Boxing record from BoxRec|
|Mixed martial arts record from Sherdog|
Jorge Masvidal (born November 12, 1984) is an American professional mixed martial artist. He currently competes in the Welterweight division for the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC). Masvidal has been competing professionally since 2003; he has also competed for Bellator, Strikeforce, Shark Fights, and World Victory Road. He holds the record for the fastest knockout in UFC history, at 5 seconds and he holds the UFC 'BMF' Championship belt. As of August 9, 2021, he is #6 in the UFC welterweight rankings.
Early life and education
Masvidal was born and raised in Miami, to a Cuban father and Peruvian mother. According to Masvidal, his father left Cuba in a self-made raft when he was young, ending up in the Virgin Islands. Masvidal's father was later imprisoned for more than twenty years for manslaughter and drug trafficking. Masvidal was often involved in street fighting from a young age. There are videos on YouTube of his fights defeating Kimbo Slice's protégé "Ray." Masvidal competed in wrestling at St. Brendan High School, but failed to stay eligible because of his grades. He then began training in karate and mixed martial arts.
Mixed martial arts career
Masvidal won his mixed martial arts debut by knockout on May 24, 2003, at HOOKnSHOOT: Absolute Fighting Championships 3. He fought in the main event of the Absolute Fighting Championships XII event held on April 30, against current UFC competitor and The Ultimate Fighter 5 contestant Joe Lauzon. Masvidal won via technical knockout in the second round.
Masvidal garnered a 3–0 record in the now-defunct BodogFIGHT promotion, including decision victories over Keith Wisniewski, Steve Berger, and a head-kick knockout of PRIDE Fighting Championships and UFC veteran Yves Edwards.
Masvidal was signed by Bellator and entered their lightweight tournament in April 2009. Masvidal won his first fight via TKO in the first round. However, he was defeated in the semi-finals by Toby Imada at Bellator 5, who won via inverted triangle choke submission in the third round. This upset loss was acknowledged by Sherdog and MMA Junkie as Submission of the Year.
Masvidal moved up to the welterweight division to fight Paul Daley at Shark Fights 13 in Amarillo, Texas in September 2010. The bout was later made a catchweight of 171.75 lbs. after Daley failed to make weight. Daley defeated Masvidal via unanimous decision. After this performance, Masvidal signed with Strikeforce.
Masvidal faced Gilbert Melendez for the Strikeforce Lightweight Championship at Strikeforce: Melendez vs. Masvidal on December 17, 2011, at the Valley View Casino Center in San Diego, CA. He lost the fight via unanimous decision.
Masvidal was expected to face Bobby Green on November 3, 2012, at Strikeforce: Cormier vs. Mir, but the bout was canceled along with the event itself. Masvidal was later expected to face Pat Healy at Strikeforce: Marquardt vs. Saffiedine but had to pull out due to a back injury.
Ultimate Fighting Championship
Following the dissolution of Strikeforce in January 2013, Masvidal was brought over to the UFC. He made his debut against Tim Means on April 20, 2013, at UFC on Fox 7. Masvidal was successful in his debut, winning the fight via unanimous decision.
For his second bout with the promotion, Masvidal made a quick return to the Octagon as he replaced Reza Madadi in a fight against Michael Chiesa on July 27, 2013, at UFC on Fox 8. Despite being dropped in the first round by punches, Masvidal took control in the second round and won via submission.
For his third UFC bout, Masvidal faced Rustam Khabilov on November 6, 2013, at UFC: Fight for the Troops 3. He lost the back-and-forth fight via unanimous decision. Despite the loss, the bout did earn Masvidal his first Fight of the Night.
Masvidal faced Daron Cruickshank on July 26, 2014, at UFC on Fox 12. After being dropped by a punch in the first round, Masvidal recovered and won the fight via unanimous decision (29–28, 29–28, and 29–27).
A bout with Bobby Green, first scheduled under the Strikeforce banner in 2012 before being scrapped, was expected to take place on September 27, 2014, at UFC 178. However, on August 14, the UFC announced that Masvidal would instead face James Krause. Masvidal won the fight via unanimous decision (30–27, 29–28, and 30–27).
Masvidal was briefly linked to a bout with Bobby Green on April 4, 2015, at UFC Fight Night 63. However, shortly after the fight was announced by the UFC, Green pulled out of the bout citing an injury and was replaced by Benson Henderson. In turn, Henderson was removed from the bout to serve as event headliner at UFC Fight Night 60. Masvidal eventually faced Al Iaquinta at the event. He lost the bout in a closely contested split decision. 13 of 15 media outlets scored the bout in favor of Masvidal.
Masvidal faced Cezar Ferreira in a welterweight bout on July 12, 2015, at The Ultimate Fighter 21 Finale. He won the fight via knockout in the first round, also earning a Performance of the Night bonus.
Masvidal was expected to face Dong Hyun Kim on November 28, 2015, at UFC Fight Night 79. However, on November 14, it was announced that Masvidal would instead face Benson Henderson at the event after his scheduled opponent Thiago Alves pulled out of their fight. Masvidal lost the back-and-forth fight via split decision.
Masvidal was expected to face Siyar Bahadurzada on July 30, 2016, at UFC 201. However, Bahadurzada pulled out of the bout on July 12 citing an illness and was replaced by Ross Pearson. He won the fight via unanimous decision.
Masvidal was briefly linked to a bout with Kelvin Gastelum on November 5, 2016, at The Ultimate Fighter Latin America 3 Finale. However, on September 14, Gastelum was removed in favor of a fight against former lightweight title challenger Donald Cerrone at UFC 205, one week later. Subsequently, Masvidal was removed from the card entirely and instead faced Jake Ellenberger the following month at The Ultimate Fighter 24 Finale. He went on to defeat Ellenberger in the first round via TKO. It was ruled a TKO after Ellenberger's toe was caught in the fence and the referee called a stop to the action resulting in the end of the fight.
Masvidal faced Donald Cerrone on January 28, 2017, at UFC on Fox 23. He dropped Cerrone and nearly finished the fight in the last seconds of the first round, and eventually won the fight via TKO in the second round after scoring another knockdown. The win also earned Masvidal his second Performance of the Night bonus.
After a 16-month layoff, Masvidal faced Darren Till on March 16, 2019, in the main event at UFC Fight Night 147. Although dropped in the first round, he went on to win the fight via knockout in the second round. The win also earned Masvidal his second Fight of the Night and third Performance of the Night bonus awards.
Masvidal faced Ben Askren on July 6, 2019 at UFC 239. Both fighters rushed in immediately with Masvidal catching Askren with a flying knee as he attempted a takedown, winning the fight via knockout 5 seconds into round one. The knockout was the fastest knockout in UFC history, breaking the record set by Duane Ludwig. This win earned him the Performance of the Night award, and it earned him the 2019 Knockout of the Year by multiple MMA media outlets. Subsequently, Masvidal signed a new, eight-fight contract with the UFC.
Masvidal faced Nate Diaz on November 2, 2019 in the main event at UFC 244. In a unique situation, UFC President Dana White confirmed that the headlining bout was for a celebratory "Baddest Motherfucker" (‘BMF’) belt. Masvidal won the fight via TKO due to the doctor stoppage between rounds three and four when the cageside physician determined a cut over Diaz's right eye rendered him unable to continue. While the decision was controversial among fight fans, Brian Suttere, a Mayo Clinic-affiliated physician, stated that he agreed with the decision.
On 5 July 2020, it was reported that Masvidal had stepped in on less than a week's notice to face Kamaru Usman for the UFC Welterweight Championship at UFC 251, replacing the original challenger Gilbert Burns, who had tested positive for COVID-19 on 3 July 2020. Prior to the fight, he signed a new, multi-fight contract with the UFC. He lost the uneventful fight via unanimous decision. The card reportedly generated 1.3 million pay-per-view buys in the United States, the most since UFC 229 in October 2018.
Masvidal faced Kamaru Usman in a rematch for the UFC Welterweight Championship on April 24, 2021 at UFC 261 and was knocked out in the second round, marking the first time he had ever been stopped in the UFC.
All Elite Wrestling
In April 2021, Masvidal announced he was launching a bare-knuckle MMA promotion, Gamebred Fighting Championship. The promotion held its inaugural PPV event on June 18, 2021 in Biloxi, Mississippi.
Masvidal has three children – two daughters and a son – with Iman Kawa, a Jordanian American entrepreneur, and procurement specialist who is the sister of MMA agent Malki Kawa. Masvidal and Kawa were in a relationship for approximately ten years before separating in 2019.
Championships and accomplishments
Mixed martial arts
- Absolute Fighting Championships
- AFC Welterweight Championship (One time)
- Ultimate Fighting Championship
- Fight of the Night (Two times) vs. Rustam Khabilov and Darren Till
- Performance of the Night (Four times) vs. Cezar Ferreira, Donald Cerrone, Darren Till, and Ben Askren
- Fastest knockout in UFC history (5 seconds) vs. Ben Askren at UFC 239
- UFC Honors 2019 Knockout of the Year vs. Ben Askren
- UFC 'BMF' Championship
- Wrestling Observer Newsletter
- World MMA Awards
Mixed martial arts record
|Professional record breakdown|
|50 matches||35 wins||15 losses|
|Loss||35–15||Kamaru Usman||KO (punch)||UFC 261||April 24, 2021||2||1:02||Jacksonville, Florida, United States||For the UFC Welterweight Championship.|
|Loss||35–14||Kamaru Usman||Decision (unanimous)||UFC 251||July 12, 2020||5||5:00||Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates||For the UFC Welterweight Championship.|
|Win||35–13||Nate Diaz||TKO (doctor stoppage)||UFC 244||November 2, 2019||3||5:00||New York City, New York, United States|
|Win||34–13||Ben Askren||KO (flying knee)||UFC 239||July 6, 2019||1||0:05||Las Vegas, Nevada, United States||Fastest knockout in UFC history. Performance of the Night.|
|Win||33–13||Darren Till||KO (punches)||UFC Fight Night: Till vs. Masvidal||March 16, 2019||2||3:05||London, England||Performance of the Night. Fight of the Night.|
|Loss||32–13||Stephen Thompson||Decision (unanimous)||UFC 217||November 4, 2017||3||5:00||New York City, New York, United States|
|Loss||32–12||Demian Maia||Decision (split)||UFC 211||May 13, 2017||3||5:00||Dallas, Texas, United States||UFC Welterweight title eliminator.|
|Win||32–11||Donald Cerrone||TKO (punches)||UFC on Fox: Shevchenko vs. Peña||January 28, 2017||2||1:00||Denver, Colorado, United States||Performance of the Night.|
|Win||31–11||Jake Ellenberger||TKO (punches)||The Ultimate Fighter: Tournament of Champions Finale||December 3, 2016||1||4:05||Las Vegas, Nevada, United States|
|Win||30–11||Ross Pearson||Decision (unanimous)||UFC 201||July 30, 2016||3||5:00||Atlanta, Georgia, United States|
|Loss||29–11||Lorenz Larkin||Decision (split)||UFC Fight Night: Almeida vs. Garbrandt||May 29, 2016||3||5:00||Las Vegas, Nevada, United States|
|Loss||29–10||Benson Henderson||Decision (split)||UFC Fight Night: Henderson vs. Masvidal||November 28, 2015||5||5:00||Seoul, South Korea|
|Win||29–9||Cezar Ferreira||KO (elbow and punches)||The Ultimate Fighter: American Top Team vs. Blackzilians Finale||July 12, 2015||1||4:22||Las Vegas, Nevada, United States||Return to Welterweight. Performance of the Night.|
|Loss||28–9||Al Iaquinta||Decision (split)||UFC Fight Night: Mendes vs. Lamas||April 4, 2015||3||5:00||Fairfax, Virginia, United States|
|Win||28–8||James Krause||Decision (unanimous)||UFC 178||September 27, 2014||3||5:00||Las Vegas, Nevada, United States|
|Win||27–8||Daron Cruickshank||Decision (unanimous)||UFC on Fox: Lawler vs. Brown||July 26, 2014||3||5:00||San Jose, California, United States|
|Win||26–8||Pat Healy||Decision (unanimous)||UFC on Fox: Werdum vs. Browne||April 19, 2014||3||5:00||Orlando, Florida, United States|
|Loss||25–8||Rustam Khabilov||Decision (unanimous)||UFC: Fight for the Troops 3||November 6, 2013||3||5:00||Fort Campbell, Kentucky, United States||Fight of the Night.|
|Win||25–7||Michael Chiesa||Submission (brabo choke)||UFC on Fox: Johnson vs. Moraga||July 27, 2013||2||4:59||Seattle, Washington, United States|
|Win||24–7||Tim Means||Decision (unanimous)||UFC on Fox: Henderson vs. Melendez||April 20, 2013||3||5:00||San Jose, California, United States|
|Win||23–7||Justin Wilcox||Decision (split)||Strikeforce: Rockhold vs. Kennedy||July 14, 2012||3||5:00||Portland, Oregon, United States|
|Loss||22–7||Gilbert Melendez||Decision (unanimous)||Strikeforce: Melendez vs. Masvidal||December 17, 2011||5||5:00||San Diego, California, United States||For the Strikeforce Lightweight Championship.|
|Win||22–6||KJ Noons||Decision (unanimous)||Strikeforce: Overeem vs. Werdum||June 18, 2011||3||5:00||Dallas, Texas, United States||Strikeforce Lightweight title eliminator.|
|Win||21–6||Billy Evangelista||Decision (unanimous)||Strikeforce: Feijao vs. Henderson||March 5, 2011||3||5:00||Columbus, Ohio, United States|
|Loss||20–6||Paul Daley||Decision (unanimous)||Shark Fights 13: Jardine vs Prangley||September 11, 2010||3||5:00||Amarillo, Texas, United States||Welterweight bout; Daley missed weight (172 lb).|
|Win||20–5||Naoyuki Kotani||Decision (split)||ASTRA||April 25, 2010||3||5:00||Tokyo, Japan|
|Loss||19–5||Luis Palomino||Decision (split)||G-Force Fights 3||April 2, 2010||3||5:00||Miami, Florida, United States|
|Win||19–4||Satoru Kitaoka||KO (punches)||World Victory Road Presents: Sengoku 11||November 7, 2009||2||3:03||Tokyo, Japan|
|Win||18–4||Eric Reynolds||Submission (rear-naked choke)||Bellator 12||June 19, 2009||3||3:33||Hollywood, Florida, United States||Catchweight (160 lb) bout.|
|Loss||17–4||Toby Imada||Technical Submission (inverted triangle choke)||Bellator 5||May 1, 2009||3||3:22||Dayton, Ohio, United States||Bellator Season One Lightweight Tournament Semifinal.|
|Win||17–3||Nick Agallar||TKO (punches)||Bellator 1||April 3, 2009||1||1:19||Hollywood, Florida, United States||Bellator Season One Lightweight Tournament Quarterfinal.|
|Win||16–3||Tae Hyun Bang||Decision (unanimous)||World Victory Road Presents: Sengoku 6||November 1, 2008||3||5:00||Saitama, Japan||Sengoku Lightweight Grand Prix reserve bout.|
|Win||15–3||Ryan Schultz||TKO (punches)||World Victory Road Presents: Sengoku 5||September 28, 2008||1||1:57||Tokyo, Japan||Sengoku Lightweight Grand Prix reserve bout.|
|Loss||14–3||Rodrigo Damm||TKO (punch)||World Victory Road Presents: Sengoku 3||June 8, 2008||2||4:38||Saitama, Japan|
|Win||14–2||Ryan Healy||Decision (unanimous)||Strikeforce: At The Dome||February 23, 2008||3||5:00||Tacoma, Washington, United States||Catchweight (160 lb) bout.|
|Win||13–2||Brant Rose||TKO (punches)||Crazy Horse Fights||December 11, 2007||1||0:56||Fort Lauderdale, Florida, United States|
|Win||12–2||Matt Lee||TKO (elbows and punches)||Strikeforce: Playboy Mansion||September 29, 2007||1||1:33||Beverly Hills, California, United States||Catchweight (160 lb) bout.|
|Win||11–2||Yves Edwards||KO (head kick)||BodogFIGHT: Alvarez vs. Lee||July 14, 2007||2||2:59||Trenton, New Jersey, United States||Return to Lightweight.|
|Win||10–2||Steve Berger||Decision (unanimous)||BodogFIGHT: St. Petersburg||December 15, 2006||3||5:00||St. Petersburg, Russia|
|Win||9–2||Keith Wisniewski||Decision (majority)||BodogFIGHT: To the Brink of War||August 22, 2006||3||5:00||San José, Costa Rica|
|Win||8–2||Nuri Shakir||Decision (unanimous)||AFC 17||June 24, 2006||3||5:00||Fort Lauderdale, Florida, United States||Won the vacant AFC Welterweight Championship.|
|Win||7–2||David Gardner||TKO (punches)||AFC 15||February 18, 2006||2||0:14||Fort Lauderdale, Florida, United States||Return to Welterweight.|
|Loss||6–2||Paul Rodriguez||Technical submission (rear-naked choke)||AFC 13||July 30, 2005||1||2:27||Fort Lauderdale, Florida, United States|
|Win||6–1||Joe Lauzon||TKO (punches)||AFC 12||April 30, 2005||2||3:57||Fort Lauderdale, Florida, United States|
|Loss||5–1||Raphael Assunção||Decision (unanimous)||Full Throttle 1||April 21, 2005||3||5:00||Duluth, Georgia, United States|
|Win||5–0||Justin Wisniewski||Decision (majority)||AFC 8||May 1, 2004||2||5:00||Fort Lauderdale, Florida, United States||Lightweight debut.|
|Win||4–0||Julian Ortega||Decision (unanimous)||AFC 6||December 3, 2003||2||5:00||Fort Lauderdale, Florida, United States|
|Win||3–0||Rolando Delgado||TKO (punches)||AFC 5||September 5, 2003||2||2:14||Fort Lauderdale, Florida, United States|
|Win||2–0||Brian Geraghty||Decision (unanimous)||AFC 4||July 19, 2003||2||5:00||Fort Lauderdale, Florida, United States|
|Win||1–0||Brandon Bledsoe||KO (punches)||AFC 3||May 24, 2003||1||3:55||Fort Lauderdale, Florida, United States|
Professional boxing record
|1 fight||1 win||0 losses|
|1||Win||1–0||Joseph Benjamin||MD||4||Jun 28, 2005||Radisson Mart Plaza Hotel, Miami, Florida, U.S.|
|UFC 251||Usman vs. Masvidal||July 12, 2020||Flash Forum||Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates||1,300,000|
|UFC 261||Usman vs. Masvidal 2||April 24, 2021||VyStar Veterans Memorial Arena||Jacksonville, Florida, U.S.||700,000|
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