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Chris Camozzi

Chris Camozzi

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  • Given Name: Christopher Allen Camozzi
  • MMA Record: 21-9-0 (Win-Loss-Draw)
  • Nickname: N/A
  • Current Streak: 2 Wins
  • Age: 28 | Date of Birth: 1986.11.20
  • Last Fight: March 06, 2015 in FTW
  • Weight Class: Middleweight | Last Weigh-In: 186.0 lbs
  • Affiliation: Gumm MMA & Fitness
  • Height: 6'3" (191cm) | Reach: 75.5" (192cm)
  • Career Disclosed Earnings: $63,000 USD
  • Born: Alameda, California, United States
  • Fighter Pages: Sherdog  |  Wikipedia  |  The UG  |  UFC.com
  • Fighting out of: Lakewood, Colorado
  • Personal Pages: Twitter  |  Facebook  |  Official Site

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Chris Camozzi is an American mixed martial artist. He is currently signed as a middleweight with the UFC and holds a 6-2 record within the promotion. Camozzi is not good or bad in any area, although his striking is his strong suit. Camozzi was part of the 11th season of The Ultimate Fighter winning his fight against Victor O'Donnell to get into the house. However due to a broken jaw that he received during the fight Camozzi would have to leave the show, he was replaced with Seth Baczynski.


Camozzi was 2-1 to start his UFC run, winning his first two fights over Dongi Yang and James Hammortree before a submission loss to Kyle Noke. He won a split decision win over Joey Villasenor in his next fight. However, in his UFC return he lost to Tristar product Francis Carmont after being outmuscled for the majority of the bout. Camozzi has rebounded from the loss with four consecutive victories over Dustin Jacoby, Nick Catone, Luiz Cane, and Nick Ring. He looked to keep the streak alive at UFC on FX 8 when he faced off against Jacare Souza but would end up getting submitted in the first round by the former Strikeforce champ.


Camozzi's fortune in the octagon has not gotten better since his lost to Souza. Camozzi has lost four in a row after his fight with Souza. Lorenz Larkin, Bruno Santos, and Rafael Natal, at UFC FN 30, UFC 175 and UFC FN 50, respectively. All fights going to the judges.


This cold streak brings Camozzi's professional record to 19 - 9 and a record of 6 - 6 in the UFC.


After losing four consecutive fights with the UFC, Camozzi was released from the promotion for the second time. He later signed with Prize FC, a promotion based out of his home state of Colorado.


Being a UFC veteran and a well known name in North American MMA, Camozzi was immediately given a shot at the Middleweight Title, against Jeremy Kimball. Camozzi won the fight via Rear-Naked Choke at 1:33 in Round 1.


Camozzi's first title defense was at Prize FC 8, against fellow Coloradoan Wes Swofford. Camozzi came out more agressive than he normally has. The two exchanged light blows with no one doing any notable damage to one another. With 3:40 left in Round 1, Camozzi threw a low leg kick that connected with Swofford's left inner shin. Immediately the sound made it clear that the kick did more damage than could been seen, as Swofford took two steps then fell to the ground. The referee quickly saw that Swofford was injured and called an end to the bout. Giving Camozzi that victory via injury, at 1:25 in Round 1. It was later revealed that Swofford had suffered a broken tibia from the kick.


On top of competing in MMA, Camozzi also owns and operates a MMA gear/clothing line called, Performance MMA, out of Englewood, Colorado.


The Ultimate Fighter 11

Episode 1 Camozzi def. Victor O'Donnell by Unanimous Decision

Last updated 03.10.2015, 5:15 PM ET
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Chris Camozzi MMA Fight Record

Record by Year and By Promotion

Pro Results Opponent Event Date
Win | KO/TKO | Injury
1:25 Round 1 of 3

Wes Swofford
20-9-0 10-5-0

Prize FC 8
Main Event | Title Defense | Middleweight | 185

2015.03.06
Win | Submission | Choke
3:33 Round 1 of 3

Jeremy Kimball
19-9-0 10-4-0

Prize FC 7: Rock N' Rumble
Main Event | Title Challenge | Middleweight | 185

2014.11.21
Referee: Tom Johnson
Loss | Decision | Split
3 Rounds, 15:00 Total

Rafael Natal
19-8-0 17-6-1

UFC Fight Night 50: Jacare vs. Mousasi 2
Preliminary Card | Middleweight | 185 lbs

2014.09.05
Odds: +155 (Slight Underdog) | Weigh-In: 186.0 lbs | Referee: Keith Peterson
Loss | Decision | Split
3 Rounds, 15:00 Total

Bruno Santos
19-7-0 13-1-0

UFC 175: Weidman vs. Machida
Preliminary Card | Middleweight | 185 lbs

2014.07.05
Odds: -230 (Moderate Favorite) Upset Defeat | Disclosed Pay: $23,000 Base | Weigh-In: 185.0 lbs | Referee: Mario Yamasaki
Cancelled Bout Andrew Craig UFC UFN 39 2014.04.11
Reason: Craig Illness
Loss | Decision | Unanimous
3 Rounds, 15:00 Total

Lorenz Larkin
19-6-0 13-1-0

UFC Fight Night 31: Fight for the Troops 3
Preliminary Card | Middleweight | 185 lbs

2013.11.06
Odds: +325 (Moderate Underdog) | Weigh-In: 186.0 lbs | Referee: Herb Dean
Loss | Submission | Choke
3:37 Round 1 of 3

Ronaldo Souza
19-5-0 17-3-0

UFC on FX 8: Belfort vs. Rockhold
Co-Main Event | Middleweight | 185 lbs

2013.05.18
Odds: +425 (Heavy Underdog) | Weigh-In: 186.0 lbs | Referee: Mario Yamasaki
#25 Best MMA Submission of the Year 2013
UFC on FX 8 Submission of the Night
Cancelled Bout Rafael Natal UFC on FX 8 2013.05.18
Reason: Camozzi to Co-Main Event
Cancelled Bout Cezar Ferreira UFC on FX 8 2013.05.18
Reason: Ferreira Injury
Win | Decision | Split
3 Rounds, 15:00 Total

Nick Ring
18-5-0 13-1-0

UFC 158: St. Pierre vs. Diaz
Main Card | Middleweight | 185 lbs

2013.03.16
Odds: +130 (Slight Underdog) | Weigh-In: 185.0 lbs | Referee: Marc-Andre Cote
Win | Decision | Unanimous
3 Rounds, 15:00 Total

Luiz Cané
17-5-0 12-4-0

UFC 153: Silva vs. Bonnar
Preliminary Card | Middleweight | 185 lbs

2012.10.13
Odds: +125 (Slight Underdog) | Weigh-In: 185.0 lbs | Referee: Marc Goddard
Cancelled Bout Buddy Roberts UFC 150 2012.08.11
Reason: Camozzi Injury
Win | KO/TKO
1:51 Round 3 of 3, 11:51 Total

Nick Catone
16-5-0 9-2-0

UFC on FX 4: Guida vs. Maynard
Preliminary Card | Middleweight | 185 lbs

2012.06.22
Odds: +190 (Slight Underdog) | Weigh-In: 185.5 lbs | Referee: Dan Miragliotta
Win | Submission | Choke
1:08 Round 3 of 3, 11:08 Total

Dustin Jacoby
15-5-0 6-1-0

UFC on FOX 2: Evans vs. Davis
Preliminary Card | Middleweight | 185 lbs

2012.01.28
Odds: -150 (Slight Favorite) | Weigh-In: 185.0 lbs
Loss | Decision | Unanimous
3 Rounds, 15:00 Total

Francis Carmont
15-4-0 16-7-0

UFC 137: Penn vs. Diaz
Preliminary Card | Middleweight | 185 lbs

2011.10.29
Odds: -130 (Slight Favorite) | Disclosed Pay: $8,000 Base | Weigh-In: 185.0 lbs | Referee: Herb Dean
Win | Decision | Split
3 Rounds, 15:00 Total

Joey Villasenor
14-4-0 27-8-0

Shark Fights 15: Villasenor vs Camozzi
Main Event | Middleweight | 185 lbs

2011.05.27
Loss | Submission | Choke
1:35 Round 1 of 3

Kyle Noke
14-3-0 18-4-1

UFC 127: Penn vs Fitch
Main Card | Middleweight | 185 lbs

2011.02.26
Odds: +175 (Slight Underdog) | Weigh-In: 185.2 lbs | Referee: John Sharp
UFC 127 Submission of the Night
Win | Decision | Split
3 Rounds, 15:00 Total

Dongi Yang
13-3-0 9-0-0

UFC 121: Lesnar vs. Velasquez
Preliminary Card | Middleweight | 185 lbs

2010.10.23
Odds: -110 (Near Even) | Disclosed Pay: $16,000 ($8K Base, $8K Bonus) | Weigh-In: 185.0 lbs | Referee: Jason Herzog | Walkout Music: Tech N9ne feat. Three 6 Mafia - Demons
Win | Decision | Unanimous
3 Rounds, 15:00 Total

James Hammortree
12-3-0 5-1-0

The Ultimate Fighter 11 Finale
Preliminary Card | Middleweight | 185 lbs

2010.06.19
Odds: -145 (Slight Favorite) | Disclosed Pay: $16,000 ($8K Base, $8K Bonus) | Weigh-In: 185.0 lbs | Referee: Josh Rosenthal
Win | Submission | Choke

Chad Reiner

Colorado Regional

2009.11.14
Win | Submission | Choke

Darin Brudigan

Victory Fighting Championship

2009.05.01
Loss | Decision | Unanimous

Jesse Taylor

Colorado Regional

2009.03.28
Win | Submission | Choke

Victor Moreno

Nevada Regional

2009.01.09
Win | Decision | Unanimous

Elliot Duff

Maximum Fighting Championship

2008.09.26
Loss | Submission | Choke

Nick Rossborough

Colorado Regional

2008.06.21
Win | Decision | Unanimous

Dwayne Lewis

Maximum Fighting Championship

2008.05.09
Loss | Submission | Armlock

Jesse Forbes

Maximum Fighting Championship

2008.02.22
Win | KO/TKO | Punches

Donnie Liles

Colorado Regional

2007.11.10
Win | KO/TKO | Punches

Tony Barker

Colorado Regional

2007.10.16
Win | Submission | Choke

Aaron Truxell

Colorado Regional

2007.08.18
Win | Decision | Split

Spencer Hooker

Kick Down

2007.05.12
Win | Submission | Injury

Joe Serna

Rocky Mountain Bad Boyz

2007.03.17
Win | KO/TKO | Punches

Gary Borum

Kick Down

2007.03.02
Win | KO/TKO | Punches

Damon Clark

Kick Down

2006.07.15
Amateur Results Opponent Event Date
Loss | Decision | Unanimous

Damon Daniels

Kick Down

2006.02.18

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