- Name: Byron Bloodworth
- Professional MMA Record: 6-3-0 (Win-Loss-Draw)
- Current Streak: 2 Losses
- Age: 29 | Date of Birth: 1983.08.16
- Last Fight: December 29, 2012 in UFC
- Weight Class: Bantamweight | Last Weigh-In: 136.0 lbs
- Career Disclosed Earnings: $6,000 USD
- Height: 5'8" (172cm) | Reach: 72.0" (183cm)
- Gym/Affiliation: Iron Clutch Fitness
- Born: Lynchburg, Virginia, United States
- Fighter Pages: Sherdog | Wikipedia | The UG | UFC.com
- Fighting out of: Atlanta, Georgia
- Personal Pages: Twitter | Facebook
|Consensus Rank||This Fighter is not ranked on any consensus current or all-time greatest lists.|
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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.
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Byron Bloodworth MMA Fight Record
Loss | KO/TKO
3:50 Round 1 of 3
Ref: Kim Winslow
UFC 155: Dos Santos vs. Velasquez 2
Preliminary Card | Bantamweight | 135 lbs
|Odds: +375 Moderate Underdog | Disclosed Pay: $6,000 Base | Weigh-In: 136.0 lbs|
|Cancelled Bout||John Albert||TUF 15 Finale - Reason: Unknown||2012.06.01|
Loss | KO/TKO | Strikes
4:52 Round 2 of 3, 9:52 Total
Ref: Kevin Mulhall
UFC on Versus 6: Cruz vs. Johnson
Preliminary Card | Catchweight | 138 lbs
|Odds: +320 Moderate Underdog | Weigh-In: 138.0 lbs|
|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||CFP||2008.10.11|
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Wednesday 06.12.2013 3:36pm ET | View Full Article
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UFC officials confirmed featherweights Darren Elkins vs. Hatsu Hioki and bantamweights Erik Perez vs. Takeya Mizugaki are set to meet at the August 28 event, which takes place at Bankers Life Fieldhouse in Indianapolis, Indiana.
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The UFC on Fox Sports 1: Condit vs. Kampmann fight card is coming together fast. The latest addition is a bantamweight bout between Takeya Mizugaki an...
Monday 04.22.2013 1:10pm ET | View Full Article
A leg infection has forced surging UFC bantamweight Erik Perez out of this weekend's UFC 159 event. On short notice, Bryan Caraway has stepped in to replace him against Johnny Bedford.
The UFC confirmed the opponent swap on Monday.
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Friday 04.05.2013 5:10pm ET | View Full Article
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