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"Beautiful"

16-8-0

Che Mills

"Beautiful" Che Mills

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  • Name: Che Mills
  • Professional MMA Record: 16-8-0, 2 NC (Win-Loss-Draw)
  • Nickname: Beautiful
  • Current Streak: 1 Loss
  • Age: 32 | Date of Birth: 1982.09.29
  • Last Fight: September 13, 2014 in CWFC
  • Weight Class: Middleweight | Last Weigh-In: 184.7 lbs
  • Affiliation: Trojan Freefighters
  • Height: 6'1" (186cm) | Reach: 76.0" (193cm)
  • Career Disclosed Earnings: $78,000 USD
  • Born: Gloucester, England, United Kingdom
  • Fighter Pages: Sherdog  |  Wikipedia  |  The UG
  • Fighting out of: Gloucester, England
  • Personal Pages: Twitter  |  Facebook

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Former Cage Rage champion and striking specialist Che Mills has gained a good amount of experience and a few key wins along the way on his road to the UFC. Mills would lose by submission twice in his first three pro fights, but would win eight straight, including two victories over Lithuanian striker Marius Zaromskis. He was invited to participate on 'The Ultimate Fighter: United States vs. United Kingdom,' but would lose in the elimination round to eventual winner James Wilks, failing to get inside the TUF house.

After losing fights to Jim Wallhead and Yuya Shirai, the Brit would win four straight (including a decision victory over UFC veteran Jake Hecht) earning him a UFC contract. He TKO'd TUF 13 vet Chris Cope at UFC 138 in only 40 seconds, and earned 'Knockout of the Night' honors. Despite a loss to rising star Rory MacDonald, Mills remains a deadly striker and one to watch out for in the UFC's welterweight division. He would pick up another win over Duane Ludwig although the fight was stopped because of a knee injury to Ludwig.


Following a split decision loss to Matt Riddle at UFC on Fuel TV 7, Mills was cut from the promotion. It was later revealed that Riddle had tested positive for marijuana so their fight ended up becoming a no contest.

Last updated 06.24.2014, 11:30 AM ET
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Record by Year and By Promotion

Pro Results Opponent Event Date
Loss | KO/TKO | Punches
1:13 Round 2 of 3, 6:13 Total

Jack Marshman
16-7-0 15-5-0

Cage Warriors 72: Tait vs. Tauru
Co-Main Event | Middleweight | 185 lbs

2014.09.13
Odds: -315 (Moderate Favorite) Upset Defeat | Weigh-In: 184.7 lbs | Referee: Marc Goddard
Win | Submission | Choke
4:46 Round 1 of 3

Lee Barnes
15-7-0 12-13-0

Cage Warriors 68: Roberts vs. Wallhead
Main Card | Middleweight | 185 lbs

2014.05.03
Odds: -420 (Heavy Favorite) | Weigh-In: 185.6 lbs | Referee: Marc Goddard
Loss | KO/TKO | Punches
4:23 Round 2 of 3, 9:23 Total

Faycal Hucin
15-6-0 9-3-0

Cage Warriors Fight Night 9
Co-Main Event | Middleweight | 185 lbs

2013.10.25
Odds: -240 (Moderate Favorite) Upset Defeat | Weigh-In: 185.6 lbs | Referee: Ritch Mitchell
Cancelled Bout Valentino Petrescu Cage Warriors 59 2013.09.14
Reason: Petrescu withdrew due to health reasons
Loss | KO/TKO
1:47 Round 3 of 3, 11:47 Total

Cathal Pendred
15-5-0 12-2-1

Cage Warriors 55
Main Event | Welterweight | 170 lbs

2013.06.01
Weigh-In: 169.5 lbs | Referee: Marc Goddard
No Contest | Decision
3 Rounds, 15:00 Total

Matt Riddle
15-5-0 7-3-0

UFC on FUEL TV 7: Barao vs. McDonald
Main Card | Welterweight | 170 lbs

2013.02.16
Odds: -125 (Slight Favorite) | Weigh-In: 170.0 lbs | Referee: Kevin Mulhall
Win | KO/TKO | Injury
2:28 Round 1 of 3

Duane Ludwig
14-5-0 21-13-0

UFC on FUEL TV 5: Struve vs. Miocic
Main Card | Welterweight | 170 lbs

2012.09.29
Odds: -230 (Moderate Favorite) | Weigh-In: 170.0 lbs | Referee: Herb Dean
Loss | KO/TKO | Punches
2:20 Round 2 of 3, 7:20 Total

Rory MacDonald
14-4-0 12-1-0

UFC 145: Jones vs. Evans
Co-Main Event | Welterweight | 170 lbs

2012.04.21
Odds: +480 (Heavy Underdog) | Disclosed Pay: $8,000 Base | Weigh-In: 170.0 lbs | Referee: Mario Yamasaki
Win | KO/TKO | Strikes
0:40 Round 1 of 3

Chris Cope
13-4-0 5-1-0

UFC 138: Leben vs. Munoz
Preliminary Card | Welterweight | 170 lbs

2011.11.05
Odds: -275 (Moderate Favorite) | Disclosed Pay: $70,000 KO/Night | Weigh-In: 169.0 lbs | Referee: Marc Goddard
UFC 138 Knockout of the Night
Cancelled Bout Joey Villasenor BAMMA 7 2011.09.10
Reason: Mills to UFC
Win | KO/TKO | Punches
4:59 Round 1 of 3

Marcio Cesar
12-4-0 14-4-2

BAMMA 6: Kong vs. Ninja
Preliminary Card | Welterweight | 170 lbs

2011.05.21
Weigh-In: 170.5 lbs | Referee: Marc Woodard
Win | Decision | Unanimous

Magomed Shikshabekov

M-1 Global

2010.10.28
Win | Decision | Unanimous

Jake Hecht

Cage Warriors

2010.10.01
Win | KO/TKO | Knee

Manuel Garcia

Cagemania

2010.05.29
Loss | Submission | Armlock
3:59 Round 1 of 3

Yuya Shirai
9-3-0 18-8-1

Astra: Yoshida's Farewell
Main Card | Welterweight

2010.04.25
Weigh-In: 170.6 lbs | Referee: Minoru Toyonaga
Loss | Decision | Unanimous

Jim Wallhead

KUMMA

2009.11.01
Win | Decision | Unanimous

Edgelson Lua

British Association of Mixed Martial Arts

2009.06.27
Win | Submission | Punches

Aidan Marron

KUMMA 1

2009.05.29
Win | KO/TKO | Injury

Marius Zaromskis

Cage Rage

2008.05.10
Win | Submission | Choke

Ross Mason

Cage Rage

2007.09.22
Win | KO/TKO | Strikes

Afnan Saeed

Cage Rage

2007.06.16
Win | Submission | Choke

Oriol Gaset

United Kingdom Regional

2007.05.12
No Contest

Paul Taylor

Cage Rage

2006.11.12
Win | KO/TKO | Knee

Marius Zaromskis

Cage Rage

2006.08.20
Win | KO/TKO | Punches

Rob Zeilinzki

Angrrr Management

2006.07.02
Loss | Submission | Armlock

Pedro Bessa

Angrrr Management

2005.12.04
Win | Submission | Choke

Chris Taylor

United Kingdom Regional

2005.06.18
Loss | Submission | Armlock

Matt Thorpe

XFC 2

2003.11.09

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