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Antonio Banuelos

Antonio Banuelos

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  • Given Name: Juan Antonio Banuelos
  • Professional MMA Record: 20-11-1 (Win-Loss-Draw)
  • Nickname: N/A
  • Current Streak: 4 Losses
  • Age: 34 | Date of Birth: 1979.09.23
  • Last Fight: August 07, 2014 in TPF
  • Weight Class: Flyweight | Last Weigh-In: 125.8 lbs
  • Affiliation: The Pit
  • Height: 5'3" (161cm) | Reach: 65.5" (166cm)
  • Career Disclosed Earnings: $55,840 USD
  • Born: Tulare, California, United States
  • Fighter Pages: Sherdog  |  Wikipedia  |  The UG
  • Fighting out of: San Luis Obispo, California
  • Personal Pages: Twitter  |  Facebook
  • Head Coach: John Hackleman
  • Other Coaches: N/A

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Banuelos is a former Bantamweight and current Flyweight. He has fought in WEC, ROTR, Dream, and Legacy FC. He holds notable victories over Cole Escovedo, Scott Jorgensen, Kenji Osawa, Chad George, Hideo Tokoro and Masakazu Imanari.

Banuelos is most known for his time under the WEC banner where he holds the record for most fights in the promotion and is tied for most wins.  Banuelos had a promotional record of 9-5. When the WEC merged with the UFC Banuelos was one of the fighters brought over. He debuted against long time P4P contender and former WEC Bantamweight champion Miguel Torres. Banuelos lost a dominant decision and was cut from the UFC.

Banuelos would then join Dream's Bantamweight Grand Prix. He defeated Hideo Tokoro in the opening round and Masakazu Imanari in the semifinals before being defeated by Bibiano Fernandes in the finals. Following the Grand Prix Banuelos would make his Flyweight and Legacy FC debuts on the same night. He is currently 0-1-1 at Flyweight.

Banuelos is scheduled to fight Randy Turner at Wreck MMA 2.0.

Last updated 03.25.2013, 7:32 PM ET
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Antonio Banuelos MMA Fight Record

Record by Year and By Promotion

Pro Results Opponent Event Date
Loss | KO/TKO | Retired
2:41 Round 2 of 3, 7:41 Total

Joby Sanchez
Ref: Jason McCoy

Tachi PF 20: Night of Champions
Main Card | Flyweight | 125 lbs

2014.08.07
Weigh-In: 125.8 lbs
Cancelled Bout Benny Vinson WAR MMA 1 2013.06.22
Loss | KO/TKO | Punches
0:30 Round 1 of 3

Alp Ozkilic
Ref: Kerry Hatley

Legacy FC 20: Prater vs. Ferreira
Main Card | Flyweight | 125 lbs

2013.05.31
Odds: +175 Slight Underdog | Weigh-In: 126.0 lbs
Cancelled Bout Jimmy Flick Legacy FC 20 2013.05.31
Cancelled Bout Randy Turner Wreck MMA 2.0 2013.03.28
Reason: Banuelos Pulled Out
Draw | Decision | Split
3 Rounds, 15:00 Total

Rafael de Freitas
Ref: Jacob Montalvo

Legacy FC 18: Lewis vs. Shivers
Main Card | Flyweight | 125 lbs

2013.03.01
Odds: -215 Moderate Favorite Upset Defeat | Weigh-In: 126.7 lbs
Cancelled Bout Ryan Benoit Legacy FC 16 2012.12.14
Loss | Decision | Unanimous
3 Rounds, 15:00 Total

Josh Sampo
Ref: Joshua Ferrero

Legacy FC 14: Pimenta vs. Rexroad
Co-Main Event | Flyweight | 125 lbs

2012.09.14
Odds: -345 Moderate Favorite Upset Defeat | Weigh-In: 126.0 lbs
Loss | KO/TKO | Punches
1:21 Round 1 of 3

Bibiano Fernandes
Ref: Kenichi Serizawa

Dream: Fight For Japan! New Year! 2011
Main Card | Tournament Finals | 61 kg

2011.12.31
Win | Decision | Split
2 Rounds, 10:00 Total

Masakazu Imanari
Ref: Samio Kimura

Dream: Fight For Japan! New Year! 2011
Main Card | Tournament Semifinal | 61 kg

2011.12.31
Odds: +120 Near Even | Weigh-In: 134.482 lbs
Win | Decision | Split
3 Rounds, 15:00 Total

Hideo Tokoro
Ref: Yuji Shimada

Dream 17
Main Card | Tournament Quarterfinal | 61 kg

2011.09.24
Odds: +110 Near Even | Weigh-In: 134.482 lbs
Loss | Decision | Unanimous
3 Rounds, 15:00 Total

Miguel Torres
Ref: Mario Yamasaki

UFC 126: Silva vs. Belfort
Main Card | Bantamweight | 135 lbs

2011.02.05
Odds: +295 Moderate Underdog | Disclosed Pay: $9,000 Base | Weigh-In: 136.0 lbs
Win | Decision | Unanimous
3 Rounds, 15:00 Total

Chad George
Ref: Todd Johnson

WEC 51: Aldo vs. Gamburyan
Preliminary Card | Bantamweight | 135 lbs

2010.09.30
Odds: -330 Moderate Favorite | Weigh-In: 136.0 lbs
Loss | Decision | Unanimous
3 Rounds, 15:00 Total

Scott Jorgensen
Ref: Herb Dean

WEC 48: Aldo vs Faber
Main Card | Bantamweight | 135 lbs

2010.04.24
Odds: +266 Moderate Underdog | Disclosed Pay: $7,000 Base | Weigh-In: 136.0 lbs
#12 Greatest Bantamweight MMA Fight of All Time
Win | Decision | Unanimous
3 Rounds, 15:00 Total

Kenji Osawa
Ref: Steve Mazzagatti

WEC 44: Brown vs. Aldo
Preliminary Card | Bantamweight | 135 lbs

2009.11.18
Odds: -228 Moderate Favorite | Disclosed Pay: $12,000 ($6K Base, $6K Bonus) | Weigh-In: 136.0 lbs
Win | Decision | Split
3 Rounds, 15:00 Total

Scott Jorgensen
Ref: Jason Herzog

WEC 41: Brown vs. Faber 2
Preliminary Card | Bantamweight | 135 lbs

2009.06.07
Odds: +133 Slight Underdog | Disclosed Pay: $9,840 ($4,840 Base, $5K Bonus) | Weigh-In: 135.5 lbs
#7 Greatest Bantamweight MMA Fight of All Time
Win | KO/TKO | Punch

Bryan Goldsby

Palace Fighting Championship

2008.09.26
Loss | Decision | Split
3 Rounds, 15:00 Total

Manny Tapia

WEC 32: New Mexico
Main Card | Bantamweight | 135 lbs

2008.02.13
Odds: +273 Moderate Underdog | Weigh-In: 136.0 lbs
Win | Decision | Unanimous
3 Rounds, 15:00 Total

Justin Robbins
Ref: Yves Lavigne

WEC 29: Condit vs Larson
Preliminary Card | Bantamweight | 135 lbs

2007.08.05
Disclosed Pay: $8,000 ($4K Base, $4K Bonus) | Weigh-In: 136.0 lbs
Loss | Submission | Punch
3:12 Round 1 of 3

Charlie Valencia
Ref: Josh Rosenthal

WEC 26: Condit vs Alessio
Preliminary Card | Bantamweight | 135 lbs

2007.03.24
Odds: -250 Moderate Favorite Upset Defeat | Disclosed Pay: $4,000 Base | Weigh-In: 135.0 lbs
Win | Decision | Unanimous
3 Rounds, 15:00 Total

Mike French
Ref: Josh Rosenthal

WEC 25: McCullough vs. Cope
Preliminary Card | Bantamweight | 135 lbs

2007.01.20
Disclosed Pay: $6,000 ($3K Base, $3K Bonus) | Weigh-In: 135.0 lbs
Win | Decision | Unanimous
3 Rounds, 15:00 Total

Cole Escovedo

WEC 23: Hot August Fights
Co-Main Event | Featherweight | 145 lbs

2006.08.17
Loss | KO/TKO | Strikes

Eddie Wineland

WEC

2006.05.05
Win | Decision | Unanimous

James Cottrell

WEC

2006.03.17
Win | KO/TKO | Punches

Kimihito Nonaka

FFCF 5

2006.01.27
Win | Decision | Unanimous

Justin Tavernini

UCW 3

2005.10.22
Win | KO/TKO | Injury

Ed Tomaselli

WEC

2005.10.14
Win | Submission | Choke

Mike Lindquist

WEC

2005.03.17
Win | KO/TKO | Punches

Brandon Shuey

SportFight

2004.09.23
Win | KO/TKO | Injury

Yobie Song

Rumble on the Rock

2003.10.10
Win | Decision | Unanimous

Jim Kikuchi

Rumble on the Rock

2003.03.15
Loss | Submission | Choke

Jeff Bedard

WEC

2002.10.18
Win | Decision | Unanimous

Steve Hecht

UAGF 1

2002.05.09
Loss | Submission | Choke

Stephen Palling

Warriors Quest 2

2001.08.01
Win | KO/TKO | Punches

Brian Peterson

International Fighting Championship

2001.07.18
Win | KO/TKO | Punches

Daniel Garlets

International Fighting Championship

2001.06.15

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