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Byron Bloodworth

Byron Bloodworth

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  • Name: Byron Bloodworth
  • Professional MMA Record: 6-3-0 (Win-Loss-Draw)
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  • Current Streak: 2 Losses
  • Age: 31 | Date of Birth: 1983.08.16
  • Last Fight: December 29, 2012 in UFC
  • Weight Class: Bantamweight | Last Weigh-In: 136.0 lbs
  • Affiliation: Iron Clutch Fitness
  • Height: 5'8" (172cm) | Reach: 72.0" (183cm)
  • Career Disclosed Earnings: $6,000 USD
  • Born: Lynchburg, Virginia, United States
  • Fighter Pages: Sherdog  |  Wikipedia  |  The UG  |  UFC.com
  • Fighting out of: Atlanta, Georgia
  • Personal Pages: Twitter  |  Facebook

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Byron Bloodworth is a Bantamweight fighter training out of Iron Clutch Fitness in Atlanta, Georgia. Before making his UFC debut, he had 7 fights on the southeast circuit and won six of them. When he made his UFC debut, he also made his Bantamweight debut, having previously fought at featherweight. He took the fight on short notice but was unable to make weight, coming in three pounds over the 135 pound weight limit. 



His UFC debut fight was against the also debuting Mike Easton. Bloodworth took the fight on short notice, replacing an injured Jeff Hougland. Throughout the fight, neither fighter landed many strikes although the moved at a frenetic pace. In the second round, Easton was able to land a couple knees to the body and head of Bloodworth to end the fight. He was next set to face John Albert at The Ultimate Fighter: Live Finale, but had to pull out. He fought Erik Perez, who took his place in the Albert fight, at UFC 155. Bloodworth went into the fight after a nearly fifteen month layoff but was unable to come away with a win. He lost via TKO in the first round to Perez who came into the fight on a seven fight win streak.

Last updated 12.29.2012, 11:22 PM ET
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Record by Year and By Promotion

Pro Results Opponent Event Date
Loss | KO/TKO
3:50 Round 1 of 3

Erik Perez
6-2-0 12-4-0

UFC 155: Dos Santos vs. Velasquez 2
Preliminary Card | Bantamweight | 135 lbs

2012.12.29
Odds: +375 (Moderate Underdog) | Disclosed Pay: $6,000 Base | Weigh-In: 136.0 lbs | Referee: Kim Winslow
Cancelled Bout John Albert TUF 15 Finale 2012.06.01
Loss | KO/TKO | Strikes
4:52 Round 2 of 3, 9:52 Total

Mike Easton
6-1-0 10-1-0

UFC on Versus 6: Cruz vs. Johnson
Preliminary Card | Catchweight | 138 lbs

2011.10.01
Odds: +320 (Moderate Underdog) | Weigh-In: 138.0 lbs | Referee: Kevin Mulhall
Win | KO/TKO | Knee

Scott Farhat

Wild Bill's Fight Night

2011.08.26
Win | Decision | Unanimous

Jose Tezanos

Wild Bill's Fight Night

2011.06.18
Win | Submission | Choke

Jarall Bowman

SportFight X

2010.03.26
Loss | Submission | Choke

Jon Queiroz

Bullet Fight Gear

2010.01.23
Win | Decision | Unanimous

Russell Cook

Carolina Fight Promotions

2009.08.01
Win | Submission | Choke

Valentin Bueno

Carolina Fight Promotions

2009.06.06
Win | Decision | Split

William Hagerty

Carolina Fight Promotions

2008.10.11

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