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Kyle Watson

Kyle Watson

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  • Name: Kyle Watson
  • Professional MMA Record: 13-8-1 (Win-Loss-Draw)
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  • Current Streak: 2 Losses
  • Age: 35 | Date of Birth: 1979.08.09
  • Last Fight: February 11, 2012 in CWFC
  • Weight Class: Lightweight | Last Weigh-In: 156.0 lbs
  • Affiliation: Finney's HIT Squad
  • Height: 6'0" (183cm) | Reach: 70.0" (178cm)
  • Career Disclosed Earnings: $16,000 USD
  • Born: Litchfield, Illinois, United States
  • Fighter Pages: Sherdog  |  Wikipedia  |  The UG
  • Fighting out of: Granite City, Illinois
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Kyle Watson MMA Fight Record

Record by Year and By Promotion

Pro Results Opponent Event Date
Loss | KO/TKO | Injury
4:26 Round 2 of 3, 9:26 Total

Juha-Pekka Vainikainen
13-7-1 18-5-1

Cage Warriors Fight Night 3
Main Event | Lightweight | 155 lbs

2012.02.11
Odds: -130 (Slight Favorite) | Weigh-In: 156.0 lbs | Referee: Neil Hall
Loss | KO/TKO | Punch
1:27 Round 3 of 3, 11:27 Total

John Makdessi
13-6-1 8-0-0

UFC 129: St. Pierre vs. Shields
Preliminary Card | Lightweight | 155 lbs

2011.04.30
Odds: +155 (Slight Underdog) | Weigh-In: 155.0 lbs | Referee: Dan Miragliotta
#60 Greatest Knockout of All Time
#18 Best MMA Knockout of the Year 2011
Win | Decision | Unanimous
3 Rounds, 15:00 Total

Sako Chivitchian
12-6-1 5-0-0

The Ultimate Fighter 12 Finale
Preliminary Card | Lightweight | 155 lbs

2010.12.04
Odds: -180 (Slight Favorite) | Disclosed Pay: $16,000 ($8K Base, $8K Bonus) | Weigh-In: 156.0 lbs | Referee: Herb Dean
Win | Submission | Choke

Steve Reyna

Indiana Regional

2009.02.07
Win | KO/TKO | Punches

Josh Bernal

Missouri Regional

2009.01.23
Win | Submission | Choke

DeCarlo Johnson

Total Fight Challenge

2008.06.28
Win | Submission | Choke

Kevin English

Total Fight Challenge

2007.09.15
Loss | Decision | Split

Tyler Jackson

Costa Rica Regional

2007.02.16
Win | Submission | Choke

Dan Spychalski

Indiana Regional

2006.11.18
Win | Submission | Choke

Chris Higi

Total Fight Challenge

2006.09.09
Loss | Decision | Unanimous

Sherron Leggett

Madtown Throwdown

2006.07.15
Win | Submission | Choke

Cory Conger

Madtown Throwdown

2006.07.15
Loss | KO/TKO | Punches

Bart Palaszewski

Total Fight Challenge

2005.09.17
Win | KO/TKO

Joe Voisin

Illinois Regional

2005.06.11
Win | Submission | Choke

Chris Higi

Total Fight Challenge

2005.05.21
Loss | KO/TKO | Punch

Spencer Fisher

Illinois Regional

2005.03.26
Win | Submission | Choke

Jason Bryar

Total Fight Challenge

2005.02.19
Draw

John Paun

Indiana Regional

2004.11.20
Win | Submission | Choke

Thomas Cubas

Total Fight Challenge

2004.04.24
Loss | KO/TKO | Punches

Henry Matamoros

Freestyle Combat Challenge

2004.01.10
Loss | Decision | Split

Tom Kirk

Freestyle Combat Challenge

2003.06.28
Win | Submission | Choke

Monte Skinner

Freestyle Combat Challenge

2003.03.22

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