October 20, 1986
|Height||5 ft 10 in (1.78 m)|
|Weight||160.5 lb (72.8 kg; 11.46 st)|
|Reach||70.0 in (178 cm)|
|Fighting out of||Dublin, Ireland|
|Team||Team Ryano MMA|
|Rank||Black belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu under Andy Ryan|
|Mixed martial arts record|
|Mixed martial arts record from Sherdog|
Paul Redmond (born October 20, 1986) is an Irish mixed martial artist currently competing in the lightweight division of Bellator. A professional competitor since 2010, he has also competed for the UFC, KSW, BAMMA, and Cage Warriors.
Mixed martial arts career
Born and raised in Dublin, Redmond began training in mixed martial arts in 2008 and began competing as an amateur in 2009.
Ultimate Fighting Championship
Redmond made his promotional debut on January 24, 2015 at UFC on Fox 14, stepping in for injured Alan Omer against Mirsad Bektić. He came into the bout over weight and as a result, had to forfeit a percentage of his fight purse. He lost the one-sided fight via unanimous decision.
On 27 February 2016 at BAMMA 24: Kone Vs. Phillips it was announced that Redmond had signed a multi-fight deal with the promotion. He faced Chris Stringer in his debut on 10 September 2016 and won the fight via unanimous decision.
Redmond faced Rob Sinclair at BAMMA 30 on 7 July 2017. He won the fight via submission in the second round.
On July 28, 2018 it was announced that Redmond had signed an exclusive contract with Bellator.
On 23 February 2019, Redmond faced Charlie Leary at Bellator 217. He won the fight via unanimous decision.
Championships and accomplishments
- Chaos MMA
- Lightweight Champion
Mixed martial arts record
|Professional record breakdown|
|23 matches||15 wins||8 losses|
|Win||15–8||Charlie Leary||Decision (unanimous)||Bellator 217||February 23, 2019||3||5:00||Dublin, Ireland|
|Loss||14-8||Gracjan Szadziński||KO (punches)||KSW 44: Bedorf vs. Pudzianowski||June 9, 2018||2||1:36||Gdansk, Poland|
|Win||14–7||Sergio de Jesus Santos||Decision (unanimous)||Bellator 187||November 10, 2017||3||5:00||Dublin, Ireland||Catchweight (161 lbs) bout.|
|Win||13–7||Łukasz Chlewicki||Decision (split)||KSW 40: Dublin||October 22, 2017||3||5:00||Dublin, Ireland|
|Win||12–7||Rob Sinclair||Submission (knee bar)||BAMMA 30: Walsh vs. Philpott||July 7, 2017||2||2:11||Dublin, Ireland|
|Loss||11–7||Norman Parke||Decision (majority)||BAMMA 28: Parke vs. Redmond||February 24, 2017||3||5:00||Belfast, Northern Ireland||For vacant BAMMA Lightweight Championship.|
|Win||11–6||Chris Stringer||Decision (unanimous)||BAMMA 26: Saadeh vs. Young||September 10, 2016||3||5:00||Dublin, Ireland||Returned to Lightweight.|
|Loss||10–6||Robert Whiteford||KO (punches)||UFC Fight Night: Bisping vs. Leites||July 18, 2015||1||3:04||Glasgow, Scotland|
|Loss||10–5||Mirsad Bektić||Decision (unanimous)||UFC on Fox: Gustafsson vs. Johnson||January 24, 2015||3||5:00||Stockholm, Sweden||Featherweight debut; Redmond missed weight (149 lbs).|
|Win||10–4||Alexis Savvidis||Submission (toe hold)||CWFC 70||August 16, 2014||2||1:11||Dublin, Ireland|
|Win||9–4||Damien Brown||Decision (unanimous)||CWFC 65||March 1, 2014||3||5:00||Dublin, Ireland|
|Loss||8–4||Mateusz Teodorczuk||Technical submission (anaconda choke)||CWFC 63||December 31, 2013||2||0:51||Dublin, Ireland|
|Win||8–3||Marc Allen||Submission (toe hold)||CWFC 55||June 1, 2013||2||1:09||Dublin, Ireland|
|Win||7–3||Alexel Roberts||TKO (elbows and punches)||CWFC 52||March 9, 2013||2||4:30||London, England|
|Win||6–3||Ryan Roddy||Submission (toe hold)||Cage Warriors: 51||December 31, 2012||2||2:14||Dublin, Ireland|
|Win||5–3||Lewis Long||Submission (neck crank)||Cage Warriors: 49||October 27, 2012||2||3:34||Cardiff, Wales|
|Win||4–3||Yuri Malko||TKO (punches)||Cage Warriors: 47||June 2, 2012||2||2:05||Dublin, Ireland|
|Loss||3–3||Tom Magurie||TKO (punches)||Battlezone Fighting Championships 5||March 24, 2012||1||3:42||Dublin, Ireland|
|Loss||3–2||Kuat Khamitov||Submission (leg triangle)||Bushido Lithuania vol. 47||November 5, 2011||1||N/A||London, England|
|Win||3–1||Phillip Mulpeter||TKO (punches)||Chaos Fighting Championships 9||September 3, 2011||2||2:12||Portarlington, Ireland||Won the CFC Lightweight Championship.|
|Win||2–1||Ian Williams||TKO (punches)||Xtreme Fighting Championships 1||August 20, 2011||2||N/A||Derry, Northern Ireland|
|Win||1–1||Jonathan Falvre||TKO (punches)||Clan Wars 7||May 28, 2011||2||N/A||Belfast, Northern Ireland|
|Loss||0–1||Richard McCarty||Submission (anaconda choke)||HT- Fight Night 5||April 10, 2010||1||N/A||Alloa, Scotland|
- "Fight Card - UFC Fight Night Bisping vs. Leites". UFC.com. Retrieved July 15, 2015.
- "Paul Redmond - Official UFC Fighter Profile". UFC.com. Retrieved 19 July 2015.
- Zane Simon. "Welcome to the UFC, Paul Redmond". Bloody Elbow.
- Staff (January 12, 2015). "Paul Redmond replaces Alan Omer at UFC on FOX 14 in Stockholm". mmajunkie.com. Retrieved January 12, 2015.
- "Redmond misses weight, Seery makes 125 lbs". SevereMMA.com - UFC, Mixed Martial Arts (MMA), Irish MMA.
- Steven Marrocco (2015-01-24). "UFC on FOX 14 results: Paul Redmond has no answers for dominant Mirsad Bektic". mmajunkie.com. Retrieved 2015-01-24.
- Matt Erickson (2015-05-18). "Redmond vs. Whiteford, Edwards vs. Pawlak booked for UFC Fight Night 72 in Scotland". mmajunkie.com. Retrieved 2015-05-18.
- Peter Carroll (28 July 2018). "Paul Redmond signs with Bellator". mmafighting.com.
- Peter Carroll (September 4, 2019). "Injury forces Paul Redmond off Bellator Dublin, Jon Tuck steps in to face Brandon Girtz". mmafighting.com.
- Peter Carroll (December 16, 2019). "Paul Redmond vs. Ryan Scope booked for Bellator Dublin".