Mickey Gall

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Mickey Gall
BornMickey Gall
(1992-01-22) January 22, 1992 (age 28)
Green Brook, New Jersey, United States
ResidenceLos Angeles, California, United States
NationalityAmerican
Height6 ft 2 in (188 cm)[1]
Weight170 lb (77 kg; 12 st)
DivisionWelterweight
Reach74 in (188 cm)[1]
StyleBoxing, Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, Muay Thai, Wrestling
Fighting out ofGreen Brook, New Jersey, United States[2]
TeamGracie New Jersey Academy[1]
Miller Brothers MMA[3]
RankBlack belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu under David Adiv[4]
Blue band in Muay Thai under Kaensak Sor Ploenjit[2]
Years active2015–present
Mixed martial arts record
Total9
Wins6
By submission5
By decision1
Losses3
By knockout1
By decision2
Amateur record
Total4
Wins4
By submission4
Other information
UniversityRutgers University
Websitehttp://www.mickeygall.com
Mixed martial arts record from Sherdog

Mickey Gall (born January 22, 1992) is an American professional mixed martial artist who competes in the welterweight division of the Ultimate Fighting Championship.

Early life[edit]

Gall was born in Green Brook, New Jersey.[5] He began training in boxing at the age of 13, and transitioned to Brazilian jiu-jitsu at 16.[2] Gall was also a wrestler and football captain at Watchung Hills Regional High School.[6] In order to pay for his jiu-jitsu training as a full-time Rutgers student, Gall worked as a bread truck driver for Walmart.[6]

Gall is an accomplished grappler, having won multiple NAGA and Grapplers Quest titles.[2]

Mixed martial arts career[edit]

After going 3–0 as an amateur,[1] Gall made his professional debut for the Dead Serious MMA promotion in November 2015. He faced fellow debutant Ron Templeton and won via submission in the first round. Gall's bout was featured on Dana White's Lookin' for a Fight reality show, which earned him a UFC contract.[7]

Ultimate Fighting Championship[edit]

Gall made his promotional debut on February 6, 2016, at UFC Fight Night 82, where he faced fellow newcomer Mike Jackson. Gall won the fight by submission just 45 seconds into the first round.[8]

Gall was initially expected to face CM Punk on June 4, 2016, at UFC 199, but the pairing was delayed after Punk suffered a herniated disc.[9] The fight eventually took place on September 10, 2016, at UFC 203.[10] Gall took down Punk early in the fight and submitted him with a rear-naked choke in the first round.[11]

Gall next faced Sage Northcutt on December 17, 2016, at UFC on Fox 22.[12] He won the fight via submission in the second round.[13]

Gall faced Randy Brown on November 4, 2017, at UFC 217.[14] He lost the fight via unanimous decision.[15]

Gall faced George Sullivan on August 25, 2018, at UFC Fight Night 135.[16] He won the fight via submission in the first round, marking Gall's fifth rear-naked choke victory in five career wins.[17]

Gall faced Diego Sanchez on March 2, 2019 at UFC 235.[18] He lost the fight via TKO in the second round.[19]

Gall faced Salim Touahri on August 3, 2019 at UFC on ESPN 5.[20] He won the fight via unanimous decision.[21]

Gall was scheduled to face Carlos Condit on December 7, 2019 at UFC on ESPN 7.[22] However, Condit was forced to pull from the event due to a detached retina, [23]thus the bout was subsequently cancelled. [24]

Gall was scheduled to face Alex Oliveira on February 29, 2020 at UFC Fight Night 169.[25] However, on December 27, 2019 the bout was pulled from the event by the UFC. The bout was not replaced and no reason for the cancellation was given by the promotion.[26]

Gall next faced Mike Perry on June 27, 2020 at UFC on ESPN: Poirier vs. Hooker.[27] He lost the fight via unanimous decision.[28]

Gall was scheduled to face Miguel Baeza on September 19, 2020 at UFC Fight Night 178.[29] However, on September 10, 2020, Gall pulled from the event due to injury.[30]

Mixed martial arts record[edit]

Professional record breakdown
9 matches 6 wins 3 losses
By knockout 0 1
By submission 5 0
By decision 1 2
Res. Record Opponent Method Event Date Round Time Location Notes
Loss 6–3 Mike Perry Decision (unanimous) UFC on ESPN: Poirier vs. Hooker June 27, 2020 3 5:00 Las Vegas, Nevada, United States
Win 6–2 Salim Touahri Decision (unanimous) UFC on ESPN: Covington vs. Lawler August 3, 2019 3 5:00 Newark, New Jersey, United States
Loss 5–2 Diego Sanchez TKO (punches) UFC 235 March 2, 2019 2 4:13 Las Vegas, Nevada, United States
Win 5–1 George Sullivan Submission (rear-naked choke) UFC Fight Night: Gaethje vs. Vick August 25, 2018 1 1:09 Lincoln, Nebraska, United States
Loss 4–1 Randy Brown Decision (unanimous) UFC 217 November 4, 2017 3 5:00 New York City, New York, United States
Win 4–0 Sage Northcutt Submission (rear-naked choke) UFC on Fox: VanZant vs. Waterson December 17, 2016 2 1:40 Sacramento, California, United States
Win 3–0 CM Punk Submission (rear-naked choke) UFC 203 September 10, 2016 1 2:14 Cleveland, Ohio, United States
Win 2–0 Mike Jackson Submission (rear-naked choke) UFC Fight Night: Hendricks vs. Thompson February 6, 2016 1 0:45 Las Vegas, Nevada, United States
Win 1–0 Ron Templeton Submission (rear-naked choke) Dead Serious MMA 17 November 21, 2015 1 2:53 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States Welterweight debut.

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See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d "Mickey Gall". Tapology. Retrieved September 13, 2016.
  2. ^ a b c d "Mickey Gall - Official UFC Fighter Profile". UFC.com. Archived from the original on September 19, 2016. Retrieved September 13, 2016.
  3. ^ Mookie Alexander (September 9, 2016). "Jim Miller: I don't see Mickey Gall vs. CM Punk 'going longer than a minute'". bloodyelbow.com. Retrieved September 17, 2016.
  4. ^ Jed Meshew (July 1, 2019). "Morning Report: Jon Jones on fighting Daniel Cormier at heavyweight: 'I know one thing about the UFC, we give the fans what they want'". mmafighting.com.
  5. ^ Nicole Bosco (September 10, 2016). "Former Rutgers Student Mickey Gall sets to fight CM Punk in UFC 203 Tonight on PPV". onthebanks.com. Retrieved September 14, 2016.
  6. ^ a b Ryan Dunleavy (September 9, 2016). "Who is Mickey Gall? Rutgers graduate faces ex WWE wrestler CM Punk in UFC 203". nj.com. Retrieved September 13, 2016.
  7. ^ "Lookin' For a Fight: Dana finds Mickey Gall". YouTube.com. Retrieved September 13, 2016.
  8. ^ Dave Doyle (February 6, 2016). "UFC Fight Night 82 results: Mickey Gall submits Mike Jackson, earns CM Punk bout". mmafighting.com. Retrieved February 6, 2016.
  9. ^ Staff (February 10, 2016). "CM Punk says he's slated for back surgery; UFC debut delayed again". mmajunkie.com. Retrieved September 13, 2016.
  10. ^ Brent Brookhouse (June 23, 2016). "CM Punk slated for debut vs. Mickey Gall at UFC 203 in September". mmajunkie.com. Retrieved September 13, 2016.
  11. ^ Steven Marrocco (September 11, 2016). "UFC 203 results: Mickey Gall mauls CM Punk with ease, chokes out ex-WWE champ in first". Retrieved September 13, 2016.
  12. ^ Marc Raimondi (October 6, 2016). "Sage Northcutt vs. Mickey Gall scheduled for UFC on FOX 22". mmafighting.com. Retrieved October 6, 2016.
  13. ^ Ben Fowlkes (December 17, 2016). "UFC on FOX 22 results: Mickey Gall taps Sage Northcutt, moves to 3-0 in UFC". mmajunkie.com. Retrieved December 17, 2016.
  14. ^ Ryan Gerbosi (September 12, 2017). "UFC 217: Randy Brown to face Mickey Gall at Madison Square Garden". newsday.com. Retrieved September 12, 2017.
  15. ^ "Randy Brown def. Mickey Gall:: UFC 217:: MMA Decisions". www.mmadecisions.com. Retrieved January 10, 2020.
  16. ^ "Mickey Gall vs George Sullivan set for UFC Fight Night 135 - MMA Mad". MMA Mad. July 12, 2018. Retrieved July 12, 2018.
  17. ^ "UFC Fight Night 135 results: Mickey Gall taps George Sullivan with fifth RNC in five wins". MMAjunkie. August 26, 2018. Retrieved August 26, 2018.
  18. ^ Lee, Alexander K. (December 14, 2018). "Diego Sanchez vs. Mickey Gall added to UFC 235". MMA Fighting. Retrieved December 14, 2018.
  19. ^ "UFC 235 results: Diego Sanchez turns back the clock, batters Mickey Gall". MMA Junkie. March 3, 2019. Retrieved March 4, 2019.
  20. ^ Alexander K. Lee (July 9, 2019). "Mickey Gall to fight Salim Touahri at UFC Newark". mmafighting.com. Retrieved July 9, 2019.
  21. ^ Doherty, Dan (August 3, 2019). "UFC Newark Results: Mickey Gall Takes Close Fight from Salim Touahri". Cageside Press. Retrieved August 4, 2019.
  22. ^ Martin, Damon (August 28, 2019). "Carlos Condit vs. Mickey Gall headed to UFC on ESPN 7 in D.C." MMA Fighting. Retrieved August 29, 2019.
  23. ^ Tristen Critchfield. "Detached Retina Forces Carlos Condit Out of UFC on ESPN 7 Matchup with Mickey Gall". sherdog. Retrieved November 14, 2019.
  24. ^ Tristen Critchefield. "Mickey Gall Pulled from UFC on ESPN 7 Card Following Carlos Condit Injury". sherdog.com. Retrieved November 27, 2019.
  25. ^ Newswire, MMA Fighting (December 19, 2019). "Mickey Gall vs. Alex Oliveira set for UFC Norfolk". MMA Fighting. Retrieved December 20, 2019.
  26. ^ Lee, Alexander K. (December 27, 2019). "Mickey Gall vs. Alex Oliveira pulled from UFC Norfolk". MMA Fighting. Retrieved December 28, 2019.
  27. ^ "Mike Perry treft Mickey Gall tijdens UFC evenement op 27 juni". Retrieved June 11, 2020.
  28. ^ Fuentes, Jon (June 27, 2020). "UFC on ESPN 12 Results: Mike Perry Outclasses Mickey Gall". Cageside Press. Retrieved June 28, 2020.
  29. ^ "Miguel Baeza vs. Mickey Gall joins UFC's Sept. 19 lineup". MMA Junkie. 2020-08-29. Retrieved 2020-08-29.
  30. ^ Heck, Mike (2020-09-11). "Mickey Gall injured, out of fight with Miguel Baeza at UFC Vegas 11". MMA Fighting. Retrieved 2020-09-12.
  31. ^ Sherdog.com. "Mickey Gall MMA Stats, Pictures, News, Videos, Biography - Sherdog.com". Sherdog. Retrieved November 14, 2019.

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