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"The Dirty Bird"

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Tim Means

Tim "The Dirty Bird" Means
  • Name: Tim Means
  • MMA Record: 26-7-1, 1 NC (Win-Loss-Draw)
  • Nickname: The Dirty Bird
  • Current Streak: 2 Wins
  • Age: 33 | Date of Birth: 1984.02.20
  • Last Fight: December 30, 2016 in UFC
  • Weight Class: Welterweight | Last Weigh-In: 170.0 lbs
  • Affiliation: Fit NHB
  • Height: 6'2" (188cm) | Reach: 75.0" (191cm)
  • Career Disclosed Earnings: $360,000 USD
  • Born: Wilburton, Oklahoma, United States
  • Fighter Pages: Sherdog  |  Wikipedia  |  The UG
  • Fighting out of: Albuquerque, New Mexico
  • Personal Pages: Twitter  |  Facebook

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Tim Means MMA Fight Record

Record by Year and By Promotion

Pro Results Opponent Event Date
Confirmed Upcoming Bout

Br Alex Oliveira
26-7-1 16-4-1

Br UFC Fight Night 106: Belfort vs. Gastelum
Main Card | Welterweight | 170 lbs

2017.03.11
No Contest
3:33 Round 1 of 3

Br Alex Oliveira
26-7-1 16-4-1

Us UFC 207: Nunes vs. Rousey
Preliminary Card | Welterweight | 170 lbs

2016.12.30
Odds: +125 (Slight Underdog) | Disclosed Pay: $35,000 Base | Weigh-In: 170.0 lbs (77.1 kgs) | Referee: Dan Miragliotta
Cancelled Bout Sean Strickland UFC 202 2016.08.20
Reason: Strickland Knee Injury
Win | KO/TKO | Punches
2:56 Round 2 of 3, 7:56 Total

Us Sabah Homasi
25-7-1 11-5-0

Us UFC 202: Diaz vs. McGregor 2
Main Card | Welterweight | 170 lbs

2016.08.20
Odds: -400 (Heavy Favorite) | Disclosed Pay: $62,000 ($31K Base, $31K Bonus) | Weigh-In: 171.0 lbs (77.6 kgs) | Referee: Herb Dean
Cancelled Bout Donald Cerrone UFC UFN 83 2016.02.21
Reason: Means Failed Drug Test
Win | KO/TKO | Punches
0:21 Round 2 of 3, 5:21 Total

Us John Howard
24-7-1 23-11-0

Us UFC Fight Night 80: Namajunas vs. VanZant
Preliminary Card | Welterweight | 170 lbs

2015.12.10
Odds: -360 (Moderate Favorite) | Disclosed Pay: $104,000 ($27K Base, $27K Bonus, $50K Perf/Night) | Weigh-In: 170.0 lbs (77.1 kgs) | Referee: Herb Dean
#45 Best MMA Knockout of the Year 2015
UFC Fight Night 80 Performance of the Night
Loss | Submission | Choke
4:44 Round 1 of 3

Us Matt Brown
24-6-1 19-13-0

Us UFC 189: Mendes vs. McGregor
Preliminary Card | Welterweight | 170 lbs

2015.07.11
Odds: +125 (Slight Underdog) | Disclosed Pay: $23,000 Base | Weigh-In: 171.0 lbs (77.6 kgs) | Referee: Marc Goddard
#48 Best MMA Submission of the Year 2015
Win | Submission | Choke
3:41 Round 3 of 3, 13:41 Total

Us George Sullivan
23-6-1 16-3-0

Us UFC on FOX 15: Machida vs. Rockhold
Preliminary Card | Welterweight | 170 lbs

2015.04.18
Odds: -150 (Slight Favorite) | Weigh-In: 170.0 lbs (77.1 kgs) | Referee: Keith Peterson
Win | KO/TKO | Punches
2:17 Round 1 of 3

Br Dhiego Lima
22-6-1 10-2-0

Us UFC 184: Rousey vs. Zingano
Preliminary Card | Welterweight | 170 lbs

2015.02.28
Odds: -150 (Slight Favorite) | Disclosed Pay: $84,000 ($17K Base, $17K Bonus, $50K Perf/Night) | Weigh-In: 170.0 lbs (77.1 kgs) | Referee: Herb Dean
UFC 184 Performance of the Night
Win | Decision | Split
3 Rounds, 15:00 Total

Br Marcio Alexandre Jr.
21-6-1 12-1-0

Br UFC Fight Night 58: Machida vs. Dollaway
Preliminary Card | Welterweight | 170 lbs

2014.12.20
Odds: -190 (Slight Favorite) | Weigh-In: 171.0 lbs (77.6 kgs) | Referee: Eduardo Herdy
Win | Decision | Unanimous
3 Rounds, 15:00 Total

Br Hernani Perpétuo
20-6-1 17-4-0

Us UFC on FOX 12: Lawler vs. Brown
Preliminary Card | Welterweight | 170 lbs

2014.07.26
Odds: -220 (Moderate Favorite) | Disclosed Pay: $20,000 ($10K Base, $10K Bonus) | Weigh-In: 170.5 lbs (77.3 kgs) | Referee: Herb Dean | Walkout Music: Rob Zombie - Feel So Numb
Loss | Decision | Unanimous
3 Rounds, 15:00 Total

Us Neil Magny
20-5-1 9-3-0

Us UFC Fight Night 40: Brown vs. Silva
Main Card | Welterweight | 170 lbs

2014.05.10
Odds: -300 (Moderate Favorite) Upset Defeat | Disclosed Pay: $10,000 Base | Weigh-In: 170.0 lbs (77.1 kgs) | Referee: Jerry Kryz
Win | KO/TKO | Punches
1:38 Round 1 of 3

Us Artenas Young
19-5-1 10-6-0

Us Legacy FC 27: Means vs. Young
Main Event | Welterweight | 170 lbs

2014.01.31
Odds: -650 (Huge Favorite) | Weigh-In: 170.8 lbs (77.5 kgs) | Referee: Joe Soliz
Win | KO/TKO | Elbow
2:24 Round 1 of 3

Us Pete Spratt
18-5-1 25-22-0

Us Legacy FC 23: Spratt vs. Means
Main Event | Welterweight | 170 lbs

2013.09.13
Odds: -410 (Heavy Favorite) | Weigh-In: 170.0 lbs (77.1 kgs) | Referee: Kerry Hatley
Loss | Decision | Unanimous
3 Rounds, 15:00 Total

Us Danny Castillo
18-4-1 15-5-0

Us UFC on FOX 8: Johnson vs. Moraga
Preliminary Card | Lightweight | 155 lbs

2013.07.27
Odds: +230 (Moderate Underdog) | Disclosed Pay: $12,000 Base | Weigh-In: 160.0 lbs (72.6 kgs) | Referee: Dan Miragliotta
Loss | Decision | Unanimous
3 Rounds, 15:00 Total

Us Jorge Masvidal
18-3-1 23-7-0

Us UFC on FOX 7: Henderson vs. Melendez
Preliminary Card | Lightweight | 155 lbs

2013.04.20
Odds: +100 (Near Even) | Disclosed Pay: $10,000 Base | Weigh-In: 156.0 lbs (70.8 kgs) | Referee: Mike Beltran
Cancelled Bout Abel Trujillo UFC on FOX 5 2012.12.08
Reason: Means Knocked Himself Out in Sauna
Cancelled Bout Abel Trujillo UFC 151 2012.09.01
Reason: Event Cancelled
Win | KO/TKO | Punches
1:06 Round 1 of 3

Us Justin Salas
17-3-1 10-3-0

Us UFC on FX 3: Johnson vs. McCall
Preliminary Card | Lightweight | 155 lbs

2012.06.08
Odds: -130 (Slight Favorite) | Weigh-In: 155.5 lbs (70.5 kgs) | Referee: Chris Adams
Win | Decision | Unanimous
3 Rounds, 15:00 Total

Br Bernardo Magalhães
16-3-1 11-1-0

Us UFC on FUEL TV 1: Ellenberger vs. Sanchez
Preliminary Card | Lightweight | 155 lbs

2012.02.15
Odds: +105 (Near Even) | Weigh-In: 155.0 lbs (70.3 kgs) | Referee: Bo Nesslein
Win | KO/TKO | Punches
0:30 Round 1 of 5

Us Tye Brown
15-3-1 7-2-0

Us KOTC: Total Destruction
Main Event | Title Defense | Welterweight | 170

2012.01.21
Win | KO/TKO | Punches

Us Mario Ramos

Us King of the Cage

2011.11.19
Win | Submission | Choke

Us Cody Pfister

Us King of the Cage

2011.08.27
Win | KO/TKO | Strikes

Us Chris Leyva

Us King of the Cage

2011.05.14
Win | KO/TKO | Punches

Us Ricky Musgrave

Us Evolution Combat Sports Championship

2011.02.11
Win | Decision | Split

Us Dom O'Grady

Us King of the Cage

2010.12.09
Win | KO/TKO | Retired

Us Bobby Green

Us King of the Cage

2010.10.07
Draw | Majority

Us Dom O'Grady

Ca King of the Cage

2010.07.30
Win | KO/TKO | Punches
1:17 Round 1 of 3

Us Cody Garlett
8-3-0 2-4-0

Us KOTC: Honor
Main Card

2010.05.14
Loss | Submission | Choke

Us Jaime Jara

Us King of the Cage

2010.03.26
Win | Submission | Choke

Us John Cronk

Us King of the Cage

2009.11.28
Win | KO/TKO | Punches

Br Marcio Navarro

Us King of the Cage

2009.08.08
Win | KO/TKO | Knee

Us Matt Butterfield

Us King of the Cage

2009.05.23
Win | KO/TKO | Punches

Us Matt Green

Us King of the Cage

2009.03.07
Win | KO/TKO | Punches

Us Brad Nordquist

Us King of the Cage

2009.02.28
Win | Submission | Choke

Us July Guiterrez

Us New Mexico Regional

2005.03.26
Loss | Submission | Choke

Us Spencer Fisher

Us International Fighting Championship

2005.03.05
Loss | KO/TKO | Injury

Us Luke Caudillo

Us Ring of Fire

2004.09.24
Win | KO/TKO | Strikes

Us Nathan Brown

Us Oklahoma Regional

2004.05.01
Win | KO/TKO

Us Josh Barlowe

Us Colorado Regional

2004.03.13

Tim Means Wiki Update Wiki

Tim Means began his MMA career in 2004 fighting for smaller promotions to a 3-2 record. His 2 losses would come at the hands of future UFC fighters Spencer Fisher and Luke Caudillo. Tim would then have to take some time off for a prison sentence that may have helped turn his life around. He would return to the cage in 2009 for the King of the Cage promotion and rattle off 6 wins in a row by 1st round finishes. Means suffered a submission loss to Jamie Jara, following up that fight with a win and a draw.

Means would then receive a title shot for the junior welterweight belt against Bobby Green. He would win the belt via TKO in the 2nd round and then go on to defend that belt 4 times. He would also get a shot at the lightweight title in his last fight for the King of the Cage promotion defeating Tye Brown to win his second belt for the promotion.

The UFC took notice and signed this rising star and matched him up against Bernardo Magalhaes in his first fight. He would win by Unanimous Decision and follow that up with a 1st round TKO over Justin Salas. He was scheduled to fight Abel Trujillo on the UFC 151 card that ended up being cancelled. They rescheduled the fight for the stacked UFC on Fox 5 card. However in a freak accident Means fell down and the sauna and TKO'd himself so this bout was canceled as well. He now looks to get back in the cage to welcome Strikeforce & Bellator vet Jorge Masvidal at UFC on FOX 7.

Last updated 02.07.2013, 8:46 AM ET
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