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"The So Cal Kid"

11-7-0

Chris Saunders

Chris "The So Cal Kid" Saunders

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  • Given Name: Christopher Michael Saunders
  • Professional MMA Record: 11-7-0 (Win-Loss-Draw)
  • Nickname: The So Cal Kid
  • Current Streak: 1 Loss
  • Age: 28 | Date of Birth: 1986.03.11
  • Last Fight: August 10, 2014 in LOP
  • Weight Class: Lightweight | Last Weigh-In: 154.5 lbs
  • Affiliation: All in MMA
  • Height: 5'8" (173cm) | Reach: 69.0" (175cm)
  • Career Disclosed Earnings: $8,000 USD
  • Born: United States
  • Fighter Pages: Sherdog  |  Wikipedia  |  The UG
  • Fighting out of: Long Beach, California
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The Ultimate Fighter 15
Episode 1 Saunders def. Chase Hackett by Unanimous Decision
Episode 8 Saunders def. Sam Sicilia by Split Decision
Episode 11 Vinc Pichel def. Saunders by Majority Decision

Last updated 02.13.2014, 9:00 AM ET
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Record by Year and By Promotion

Pro Results Opponent Event Date
Loss | Submission | Choke
1:09 Round 1 of 3

Dominic Clark
11-6-0 6-3-0

Chaos at the Casino 5
Main Event | Lightweight | 155 lbs

2014.08.10
Referee: John McCarthy
Win | Submission | Choke

Dominic Gutierrez

California Regional

2014.04.12
Loss | Decision | Unanimous

Sevak Magakian

California Regional

2013.11.23
Win | Submission | Choke
1:10 Round 2 of 3, 4:10 Total

Shad Smith
9-5-0 12-18-2

Respect in the Cage
Main Card | Lightweight | 155 lbs

2013.07.13
Referee: Mike Beltran
Loss | KO/TKO
3:55 Round 3 of 3, 13:55 Total

Akop Stepanyan
9-4-0 12-5-0

Bellator 92
Preliminary Card | Lightweight | 155 lbs

2013.03.07
Weigh-In: 154.5 lbs | Referee: John McCarthy
Cancelled Bout Andre Fili Tachi PF 15 2012.11.15
Loss | Decision | Unanimous

Thiago Meller

Samurai Pro Sports

2012.10.19
Cancelled Bout Andre Fili Tachi PF 14 2012.09.07
Loss | Submission | Choke
4:03 Round 1 of 3

Myles Jury
9-2-0 9-0-0

The Ultimate Fighter 15 Finale
Preliminary Card | Lightweight | 155 lbs

2012.06.01
Odds: +270 (Moderate Underdog) | Disclosed Pay: $8,000 Base | Weigh-In: 156.0 lbs | Referee: Kim Winslow
Loss | Decision | Unanimous
3 Rounds, 15:00 Total

Chris Horodecki
9-1-0 17-3-0

Bellator 47: 2011 Summer Series 2
Main Card | Lightweight | 155 lbs

2011.07.23
Odds: +380 (Moderate Underdog) | Weigh-In: 155.4 lbs | Referee: Dan Miragliotta
Win | KO/TKO | Punches

Cleber Luciano

California Regional

2011.04.10
Win | KO/TKO

George Valdez

Pandemonium

2010.11.19
Win | Decision | Unanimous

Andy Morales

California Regional

2010.06.23
Win | Decision | Unanimous

Todd Willingham

California Regional

2010.05.13
Win | Submission | Choke

Nick Reale

Long Beach Fight Night

2010.04.18
Win | KO/TKO | Punches

Billy Terry

California Regional

2010.02.10
Win | Decision | Unanimous

Todd Willingham

California Regional

2009.12.18
Loss | Submission | Choke

Isaac Gutierrez

Spar Star Promotions

2009.11.20
Win | Decision | Unanimous

Guilherme Cotliarenko

California Regional

2009.08.15
Win | Submission | Choke

Thor Skancke

California Regional

2009.07.17

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