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Travis Browne

Travis "Hapa" Browne

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  • Given Name: Travis Kuualiialoha Browne
  • Professional MMA Record: 16-2-1 (Win-Loss-Draw)
  • Nickname: Hapa
  • Current Streak: 1 Loss
  • Age: 32 | Date of Birth: 1982.07.17
  • Last Fight: April 19, 2014 in UFC
  • Weight Class: Heavyweight | Last Weigh-In: 245.5 lbs
  • Affiliation: Hayastan MMA
  • Height: 6'7" (201cm) | Reach: 80.0" (203cm)
  • Career Disclosed Earnings: $579,000 USD
  • Born: Honolulu, Hawaii, United States
  • Fighter Pages: Sherdog  |  Wikipedia  |  The UG  |  UFC.com
  • Fighting out of: Albuquerque, New Mexico
  • Personal Pages: Twitter  |  Facebook

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Travis Browne started his MMA career in 2009 fighting in some smaller promotions and quickly had a 9-0 record winning 7 of those fights by TKO, including two finishes in under 10 seconds over Abe Wagner and Brian Campbell.

Browne would make his UFC debut on The Ultimate Fighter 11 Finale facing off against James McSweeney. Browne would finish hm via TKO in the first round making an impressive start to his UFC career. He went on to face Cheick Kongo in a fight that ended in a draw. After that he would finish Stefan Struve with an impressive superman punch earning him Knockout of The Night honors. Browne would go on to win a decision over Rob Broughton and would finish Chad Griggs with an arm triangle choke earning Submission of the Night.

Browne has proven he is a tough contender in the heavyweight division and tried to prove himself against Antonio Silva in his first Main Event fight. However, in the fight Browne would lose by TKO although it did look as though he injured his knee before Silva was able to finish him. Browne would bounce back into the win column when he finished Gabriel Gonzaga with some vicious elbows to earn himself Knockout of the Night. 


His next test would be against Allistair Overeem as the Co-Main Event of UFC on FOX Sports 1. He would pass the test with flying colors. After almost being finished himself Browne was able to stand back up and eventually landed a front kick that would drop Overeem. Browne would finish him off with a few more shots and earn the Knockout of the Night.


Browne would be the underdog again when he faced former UFC Champion Josh Barnett at UFC 168. Browne would finish the fight in almost exactly the same way he did against Gonzaga with some nasty elbows while Barnett was attempting a takedown. He would again earn Knockout of the Night honors. He is now set to face Fabricio Werdum as the main event of UFC on FOX 11 with the winner most likely getting a title shot.

Last updated 04.09.2014, 1:55 PM ET
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Travis Browne Heavyweight Ranking History

Travis Browne MMA Fight Record

Record by Year and By Promotion

Pro Results Opponent Event Date
Confirmed Upcoming Bout

Brendan Schaub
16-2-1 10-4-0

UFC 181: Weidman vs. Belfort
Main Card | Heavyweight | 265 lbs

2014.12.06
Loss | Decision | Unanimous
5 Rounds, 25:00 Total

Fabrício Werdum
16-1-1 17-5-1

UFC on FOX 11: Werdum vs. Browne
Main Event | Heavyweight | 265 lbs

2014.04.19
Odds: -230 (Moderate Favorite) Upset Defeat | Disclosed Pay: $50,000 Base | Weigh-In: 245.5 lbs | Referee: John McCarthy
#40 Best MMA Fight of the Year for 2014
Win | KO/TKO | Elbows
1:00 Round 1 of 3

Josh Barnett
15-1-1 33-6-0

UFC 168: Weidman vs. Silva 2
Main Card | Heavyweight | 265 lbs

2013.12.28
Odds: +160 (Slight Underdog) | Disclosed Pay: $131,000 ($28K Base, $28K Bonus, $75K KO/Night) | Weigh-In: 242.0 lbs | Referee: Yves Lavigne | Walkout Music: Israel Kamakawiwo’ole - Maui Hawaiian Sup’pa Man
#30 Best MMA Knockout of the Year 2013
UFC 168 Knockout of the Night
Win | KO/TKO | Strikes
4:08 Round 1 of 3

Alistair Overeem
14-1-1 36-12-0

UFC Fight Night 26: Shogun vs. Sonnen
Co-Main Event | Heavyweight | 265 lbs

2013.08.17
Odds: +145 (Slight Underdog) | Disclosed Pay: $98,000 ($24K Base, $24K Bonus, $50K KO/Night) | Weigh-In: 236.0 lbs | Referee: Mario Yamasaki
#91 Greatest Knockout of All Time
#78 Biggest Upset of All Time
#23 Greatest Comeback of All Time
#10 Best MMA Knockout of the Year 2013
UFC Fight Night 26 Knockout of the Night
Win | KO/TKO | Elbows
1:11 Round 1 of 3

Gabriel Gonzaga
13-1-1 14-6-0

The Ultimate Fighter 17 Finale
Main Card | Heavyweight | 265 lbs

2013.04.13
Odds: -250 (Moderate Favorite) | Disclosed Pay: $90,000 ($20K Base, $20K Bonus, $50K KO/Night) | Weigh-In: 239.0 lbs | Referee: Chris Tognoni
#43 Best MMA Knockout of the Year 2013
The Ultimate Fighter 17 Finale Knockout of the Night
Loss | KO/TKO | Punches
3:27 Round 1 of 5

Antônio Silva
13-0-1 16-4-0

UFC on FX 5: Browne vs. Silva
Main Event | Heavyweight | 265 lbs

2012.10.05
Odds: -205 (Moderate Favorite) Upset Defeat | Disclosed Pay: $20,000 Base | Weigh-In: 246.0 lbs | Referee: Herb Dean
Cancelled Bout Ben Rothwell UFC on FOX 4 2012.08.04
Reason: Rothwell Ankle Injury
Win | Submission | Choke
2:29 Round 1 of 3

Chad Griggs
12-0-1 11-1-0

UFC 145: Jones vs. Evans
Preliminary Card | Heavyweight | 265 lbs

2012.04.21
Odds: -310 (Moderate Favorite) | Disclosed Pay: $89,000 ($12K Base, $12K Bonus, $65K Sub/Night) | Weigh-In: 250.0 lbs | Referee: Mario Yamasaki
#41 Best MMA Submission of the Year 2012
UFC 145 Submission of the Night
Win | Decision | Unanimous
3 Rounds, 15:00 Total

Rob Broughton
11-0-1 15-5-1

UFC 135: Jones vs. Rampage
Main Card | Heavyweight | 265 lbs

2011.09.24
Odds: -460 (Heavy Favorite) | Weigh-In: 255.0 lbs | Referee: Josh Rosenthal
Win | KO/TKO | Punches
4:11 Round 1 of 3

Stefan Struve
10-0-1 21-4-0

UFC 130: Rampage vs Hamill
Main Card | Heavyweight | 265 lbs

2011.05.28
Odds: -135 (Slight Favorite) | Disclosed Pay: $86,000 ($8K Base, $8K Bonus, $70K KO/Night) | Weigh-In: 247.0 lbs | Referee: Steve Mazzagatti
#42 Greatest Knockout of All Time
#6 Best MMA Knockout of the Year 2011
UFC 130 Knockout of the Night
Draw | Decision | Unanimous
3 Rounds, 15:00 Total

Cheick Kongo
10-0-0 15-6-1

UFC 120: Bisping vs. Akiyama
Main Card | Heavyweight | 265 lbs

2010.10.16
Odds: +160 (Slight Underdog) | Weigh-In: 251.0 lbs | Referee: Marc Goddard | Walkout Music: Kanye West feat. Dwele - Power
Win | KO/TKO | Punches
4:32 Round 1 of 3

James McSweeney
9-0-0 4-4-0

The Ultimate Fighter 11 Finale
Preliminary Card | Heavyweight | 265 lbs

2010.06.19
Odds: -200 (Moderate Favorite) | Disclosed Pay: $12,000 ($6K Base, $6K Bonus) | Weigh-In: 251.0 lbs | Referee: Kim Winslow
Win | KO/TKO | Punches

Aaron Brink

Gladiator Challenge

2010.02.21
Win | KO/TKO | Punches

Abe Wagner

Iowa Regional

2010.02.05
Win | KO/TKO | Kick

Brian Campbell

Gladiator Challenge

2009.11.08
Win | KO/TKO | Punches

Matt Anderson

Gladiator Challenge

2009.07.23
Win | Decision | Unanimous
3 Rounds, 15:00 Total

Mychal Clark
4-0-0 7-7-0

Bellator 10
Preliminary Card | Heavyweight | 265 lbs

2009.06.05
Disclosed Pay: $3,000 ($2K Base, $1K Bonus) | Weigh-In: 254.0 lbs
Win | KO/TKO | Punches

Sergio Calderon

Gladiator Challenge

2009.04.23
Win | Submission | Armlock

Tom Lozano

EF 9

2009.03.14
Win | KO/TKO | Punches

Michael Westbrook

King of the Cage

2009.02.27
Win | KO/TKO | Punches

Evan Langford

COF 15

2009.02.07

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