Manny Bermudez

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Manny Bermudez
Born (1994-07-19) July 19, 1994 (age 25)
Boston, Massachusetts, United States[1]
Other namesThe Bermudez Triangle[2]
NationalityAmerican
Height5 ft 10 in (1.78 m)[1]
Weight135 lb (61 kg; 9 st 9 lb)
DivisionFeatherweight
Bantamweight
Reach71.5 in (182 cm)
Fighting out ofAbington, Massachusetts, United States
TeamSouth Shore Sportfighting
RankPurple belt in BJJ[1]
Years active2015–present
Mixed martial arts record
Total14
Wins14
By knockout1
By submission11
By decision2
Losses0
UniversityBridgewater State University[1]
Mixed martial arts record from Sherdog

Manny Bermudez (born July 19, 1994) is an American mixed martial artist and currently competing in the bantamweight division of the Ultimate Fighting Championship.

Background[edit]

Bermudez was born in Boston, Massachusetts, United States[1] Bermudez started training Brazilian jiu-jitsu at the age of thirteen and competed his first amateur fight five year later.[1]

Mixed martial arts career[edit]

Early career[edit]

Bermudez fought all his fights under Cage Titan and Classic Entertainment and Sports promotions since 2015 and amassed a record of 11-0[3] prior signed by UFC.[4]

Ultimate Fighting Championship[edit]

Bermudez made his UFC debut on February 24, 2018, at UFC on Fox: Emmett vs. Stephens against Albert Morales.[5] He won the fight by a guillotine choke in round two.[6]

Bermudez was scheduled to face Davey Grant on 27 May 2018 at UFC Fight Night 130.[7] However, Grant pulled out of the fight after being diagnosed with a staph infection, and the bout was scrapped.[8] The pairing was left intact and took place on 22 July 2018 at UFC Fight Night 134.[9] He won the fight via a triangle choke.[10]

Bermudez was scheduled to face Benito Lopez on January 26, 2019 at UFC 233.[11] As a result of the cancellation of UFC 233, the pair was rescheduled to UFC on ESPN: Ngannou vs. Velasquez on February 17, 2019.[12] At the weigh-ins, Bermudez weighed in at 140 pounds, 4 pounds over the bantamweight non-title fight upper limit of 136 pounds. As a result, the bout proceeded at catchweight and Bermudez was fined 30% of his purse which went to his opponent Lopez.[13] He won the fight via a submission in round one.[14]

After the Lopez fight, Bermudez signed a new, four-fight contract with the UFC.[15]

A bantamweight bout between Bermudez and Casey Kenney was originally scheduled to on August 17, 2019 at UFC 241.[16] However, the UFC decided to move the bout to a catchweight bout of 140 lbs. due to the fighters cutting substantial weight the night before weigh-ins.[17]

Personal life[edit]

Bermudez is a student at Bridgewater State University, majoring in Business Management.[1]

Mixed martial arts record[edit]

Professional record breakdown
14 matches 14 wins 0 losses
By knockout 1 0
By submission 11 0
By decision 2 0
Res. Record Opponent Method Event Date Round Time Location Notes
Win 14–0 Benito Lopez Submission (guillotine choke) UFC on ESPN: Ngannou vs. Velasquez February 17, 2019 1 3:09 Phoenix, Arizona, United States Catchweight (140 lbs) bout; Bermudez missed weight.
Win 13–0 Davey Grant Technical Submission (triangle choke) UFC Fight Night: Shogun vs. Smith November 19, 2018 1 0:59 Hamburg, Germany
Win 12–0 Albert Morales Submission (guillotine choke) UFC on Fox: Emmett vs. Stephens February 24, 2018 2 2:33 Orlando, Florida, United States
Win 11–0 Seth Basler Submission (triangle choke) Cage Titans 37 January 27, 2018 1 1:06 Plymouth, Massachusetts, United States
Win 10–0 Bendy Casimir Submission (triangle choke) Cage Titans 35 August 12, 2017 1 1:12 Plymouth, Massachusetts, United States
Win 9–0 Tony Gravely Submission (armbar) Cage Titans 33 April 8, 2017 1 N/A Plymouth, Massachusetts, United States Bantamweight debut.
Win 8–0 Saul Almeida Decision (split) CES MMA 39 November 4, 2016 3 5:00 Plymouth, Massachusetts, United States
Win 7–0 Rodrigo Almeida Submission (guillotine choke) Cage Titans 30 August 27, 2016 1 0:54 Plymouth, Massachusetts, United States Return to Featherweight.
Win 6–0 Jeff Anderson Submission (guillotine choke) Cage Titans 29 June 18, 2016 1 1:06 Plymouth, Massachusetts, United States Lightweight debut.
Win 5–0 Dan Dubuque Decision (unanimous) Cage Titans 27 January 30, 2016 3 5:00 Plymouth, Massachusetts, United States
Win 4–0 Evan Parker Submission (rear-naked choke) CES MMA 32 January 8, 2016 1 1:43 Lincoln, Rhode Island, United States
Win 3–0 Scott Gorgone Submission (triangle choke) Cage Titans 26 November 7, 2015 1 1:24 Plymouth, Massachusetts, United States
Win 2–0 Mak Kelleher Submission (triangle choke) CES MMA 30 August 14, 2015 1 3:05 Lincoln, Rhode Island, United States
Win 1–0 Manny Torres TKO (punches) Cage Titans 24 June 20, 2015 1 2:57 Plymouth, Massachusetts, United States Featherweight debut.

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See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f g "Manny Bermudez". UFC. Retrieved 2019-02-16.
  2. ^ Sherdog.com. "Manny". Sherdog. Retrieved 2019-02-19.
  3. ^ Sherdog.com. "Manny". Sherdog. Retrieved 2019-02-16.
  4. ^ "Top Prospect Manny Bermudez Signs With UFC, Draws Albert Morales". MMA Today. 2018-02-05. Retrieved 2019-02-16.
  5. ^ Lee, Alexander K. (2018-02-06). "Manny Bermudez vs. Albert Morales added to UFC on FOX 28". MMA Fighting. Retrieved 2019-02-16.
  6. ^ "UFC on FOX 28 results: Manny Bermudez stays perfect, chokes out Albert Morales in second". MMAjunkie. 2018-02-24. Retrieved 2019-02-16.
  7. ^ DNA, MMA. "Engelsman Davey Grant ontmoet Manny Bermudez tijdens UFC Liverpool". mmadna.nl. Retrieved 2019-02-15.
  8. ^ Tudor Leonte (2018-05-24). "Report: Manny Bermudez-Davey Grant scrapped from Sunday's UFC Fight Night 130". sherdog.com. Retrieved 2019-02-15.
  9. ^ Staff (2018-07-05). "Manny Bermudez-Davey Grant added to UFC Hamburg". mmajunkie.com. Retrieved 2019-02-15.
  10. ^ "UFC Fight Night 134 results: Manny Bermudez takes out Davey Grant in 59 seconds with yet another triangle choke". MMAjunkie. 2018-07-22. Retrieved 2019-02-15.
  11. ^ Gerson, Brian (2018-12-07). "Manny Bermudez vs. Benito Lopez Confirmed for UFC 233". MMASucka.com. Retrieved 2019-02-16.
  12. ^ Staff (2018-12-12). "Multiple UFC 233 fights get new dates, locations after Jan. 26 card scratched". mmajunkie.com. Retrieved 2019-02-15.
  13. ^ "UFC on ESPN 1 weigh-in results: Three fighters miss, but all fights set". MMAjunkie. 2019-02-16. Retrieved 2019-02-17.
  14. ^ "UFC on ESPN 1 results: Manny Bermudez stays perfect, taps out Benito Lopez". MMAjunkie. 2019-02-18. Retrieved 2019-02-18.
  15. ^ Steven Marrocco (April 18, 2019). "Undefeated UFC bantamweight Manny Bermudez signs new contract". mmajunkie.com.
  16. ^ "Manny Bermudez vs. Casey Kenney set for UFC 241 in Anaheim". MMA Junkie. 2019-07-08. Retrieved 2019-07-08.
  17. ^ Alexander, Mookie (2019-08-16). "UFC 241 weigh-in results and video: Cormier (236.5), Miocic (230.5) come in lighter for rematch". Bloody Elbow. Retrieved 2019-08-17.
  18. ^ Sherdog.com. "Manny". Sherdog. Retrieved 2019-02-16.

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