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"The Hammer"

14-2-0

Joe Soto

  • Given Name: Joseph Angel Soto
  • Professional MMA Record: 14-2-0 (Win-Loss-Draw)
  • Nickname: The Hammer
  • Current Streak: 5 Wins
  • Age: 27 | Date of Birth: 1987.03.22
  • Last Fight: February 06, 2014 in TPF
  • Weight Class: Bantamweight | Last Weigh-In: 134.8 lbs
  • Gym/Affiliation: Nor-Cal Fighting Alliance
  • Height: 5'8" (173cm) | Reach: N/A
  • Career Disclosed Earnings: $181,000 USD
  • Born: Porterville, California
  • Fighter Pages: Sherdog  |  Wikipedia  |  The UG
  • Fighting out of: Santa Rosa, California
  • Personal Pages: Twitter  |  Facebook  |  Official Site

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Joe Soto MMA Fight Record

Record by Year and By Promotion

Professional Results Opponent Event Date
Confirmed Upcoming Bout Terrion Ware
Tachi PF 20: Night of Champions
Main Event | Title Defense | Bantamweight | 135
2014.08.07
Win | KO/TKO | Injury
4:16 Round 3 of 5, 14:16 Total
Jeremiah Labiano
Ref: Mark Lawley
Tachi PF 18: Martinez vs. Culley
Co-Main Event | Vacant Title | Bantamweight | 135
2014.02.06
Weigh-In: 134.8 lbs
Win | Submission | Choke
4:36 Round 2 of 3, 9:36 Total
Cory Vom Baur
Ref: Jason McCoy
Tachi PF 17: Papazian vs. Doane
Main Card | Bantamweight | 135 lbs
2013.11.14
Cancelled Bout Bernard Turner Tachi PF 16 2013.08.22
Win | Submission | Choke
2:01 Round 2 of 3, 7:01 Total
Chad George
Ref: Jason McCoy
Tachi PF 13: Unfinished Business
Main Event | Bantamweight | 135 lbs
2012.05.10
Weigh-In: 135.0 lbs
Win | Submission | Choke Chris David California Regional 2012.01.27
Win Romeo McCovey California Regional 2011.10.15
Cancelled Bout Eduardo Dantas Bellator 51 2011.09.24
Reason: Soto Removed
Loss | Submission
2:00 Round 1 of 5
Eddie Yagin
Ref: Herb Dean
Tachi PF 10: Let the Chips Fall
Main Card | Vacant Title | Featherweight | 145 lbs
2011.08.05
Odds: -640 Huge Favorite Upset Defeat | Disclosed Pay: $6,000 Base | Weigh-In: 143.4 lbs
Loss | KO/TKO | Strikes
0:33 Round 2 of 5, 5:33 Total
Joe Warren
Ref: Kerry Hatley
Bellator 27
Main Event | Title Defense | Featherweight | 145
2010.09.02
Odds: -140 Slight Favorite | Weigh-In: 144.8 lbs
#16 Greatest Featherweight MMA Fight of All Time
#33 Best MMA Knockout of the Year 2010
#31 Greatest Comeback of All Time
Win | KO/TKO | Injury
5:00 Round 1 of 3
Diego Saraiva
Ref: Jon Schorle
Bellator 19
Main Event | Featherweight | 145 lbs
2010.05.20
Odds: -588 Heavy Favorite | Weigh-In: 145.8 lbs
Win | Submission | Choke Mike Christensen Tachi Palace Fights 2009.10.08
Win | Submission | Choke
4:11 Round 2 of 5, 9:11 Total
Yahir Reyes
Bellator 10
Main Card | Tournament Finals | 145 lbs
2009.06.05
Odds: -275 Moderate Favorite | Disclosed Pay: $100,000 ($40K Base, $60K Bonus) | Weigh-In: 144.0 lbs
Win | Decision | Unanimous
3 Rounds, 15:00 Total
Wilson Reis
Bellator 6
Main Event | Tournament Semifinal | 145 lbs
2009.05.08
Odds: -115 Near Even | Disclosed Pay: $50,000 ($25K Base, $25K Bonus) | Weigh-In: 145.5 lbs
Win | KO/TKO | Punches
3:40 Round 1 of 3
Ben Greer
Ref: Frank Gentile
Bellator 1
Main Card | Tournament Quarterfinal | 145 lbs
2009.04.03
Odds: -155 Slight Favorite | Disclosed Pay: $25,000 ($10K Base, $15K Bonus) | Weigh-In: 145.0 lbs
Win | Submission | Shoulder Anthony Luna Gladiator Challenge 2008.11.02
Win | KO/TKO | Punches Brandon Jinnies Palace Fighting Championship 2008.09.26
Win | Submission | Leglock Darren Crisp Jr. Palace Fighting Championship 2008.07.18
Win | KO/TKO | Strikes Jared Williams Gladiator Challenge 2006.07.16

Joe Soto News View All

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Following another year off for another eye surgery, former Bellator champion Joe Soto is back ... (9 months ago)
Rising bantamweight Cory Vom Baur faces the toughest test of his career in former Bellator cha... (9 months ago)
Bellator Fighting Championships will head to "The Constitution State" this Saturday night (Sep... (11 months ago)
There may be more to Eddie Alvarez's new Bellator contract than meets the eye. Earlier this w... (11 months ago)
LEMOORE, Calif., -- Though Tachi Palace Hotel and Casino played host to TPF 16 “The Return” on... (11 months ago)
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  • MMA Junkie : Report: Glover Teixeira-Phil Davis verbal agreements in place for fall fight, possibly UFC 179
  • MMA Junkie : UFC issues statement on Robert Drysdale, Kevin Casey drug test failures
  • MMAFighting.com : Morning Report: Donald Cerrone vs. Eddie Alvarez in the works for UFC 178, according to report
  • MMA Weekly : It’s Not About the Fight: Nick Diaz Returned to the UFC Because It’s What He Has To Do
  • MMAFighting.com : Mo Lawal on Bjorn Rebney: 'I personally think he's a bitch'
  • Middle Easy : Surprise! Eddie Alvarez vs. Cowboy Cerrone is apparently going down at UFC 178!
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  • MMA Junkie : What happens in your head when the announcer says 'split decision,' according to UFC bantam Russell Doane
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  • Middle Easy : *Stuff* People Tweeted @MiddleEasy: UFC on FOX 12 Edition is Here!
  • MMA Weekly : Kevin Casey and Robert Drysdale Fail UFC 175 and TUF 19 Finale Drug Tests
  • MMA Junkie : Rob Font hopes to be 'Cowboy' Cerrone of UFC's bantamweight division
  • MMA Junkie : Donald Cerrone: Khabib Nurmagomedov has withdrawn from three fights against me
  • MMAFighting.com : UFC fighters Kevin Casey, Robert Drysdale fail post-fight drug tests
  • MMAFighting.com : Matt Hughes vs. Renzo Gracie superfight set for ADCC 2015
  • MMA Weekly : Shameless MMA Radio: UFC Heavyweight Derrick Lewis and Nick Diaz Discussion
  • MMA Junkie : Kevin Casey and Robert Drysdale flunk post-fight tests at UFC 175, TUF 19 Finale
  • MMA Junkie : John Lineker fine waiting on Ian McCall to heal but expects a real fight in return
  • MMAFighting.com : Nick Diaz doesn't enjoy fighting, but knows it's 'pretty much obvious' he's one of the UFC's biggest stars