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"The Hammer"

13-2-0

Joe Soto

  • Given Name: Joseph Angel Soto
  • Professional MMA Record: 13-2-0 (Win-Loss-Draw)
  • Nickname: The Hammer
  • Current Streak: 4 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
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
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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