Ajax loader

Nl

Pro MMA Record

"Judo"

15-6-0

Michael Kuiper

Michael "Judo" Kuiper

Photo Source:  

Mma weekly

Fighter Details

  • Given Name: Michael Jan Hugo Kuiper
  • Pro MMA Record: 15-6-0 (Win-Loss-Draw)
  • Nickname: Judo
  • Current Streak: 1 Loss
  • Age: 31 | Date of Birth: 1989.07.06
  • Last Fight: April 07, 2018 in CFC
  • Weight Class: Middleweight | Last Weigh-In: 190.0 lbs
  • Affiliation: Perfect Team
  • Height: 6'0" (183cm) | Reach: 73.0" (185cm)
  • Career Disclosed Earnings: $6,000 USD
  • Born: Rotterdam, Netherlands
  • Fighting out of: Tilburg, Netherlands
  • College: N/A
  • Foundation Style: Judo
  • Fighter Links:
  • Personal Links:

Regional Rankings Rankings FAQ

Michael Kuiper is ineligible for regional rankings due to inactivity.
Fighters must have at least one completed MMA bout in the past two years to be ranked.

Wiki

Michael Kuiper Wiki Update Wiki

Michael Kuiper holds a black belt in Judo as well as a purple belt in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu. Kuiper trains at Combat Sports Academy in Holland along side UFC fighter Amir Sadollah. Kuiper made his mma debut in 2009 and quickly had a 7-0 record that year as well as winning a title fight for Strength and Honor 5. After amassing an 11-0 record the UFC took notice.

Kuiper made his UFC debut at UFC 143 against Rafael Natal, a fight he would lose by Unanimous Decision. He would bounce back with a TKO finish over Jared Hamman at UFC 150. After having four successive fights fall through due to injuries by his opponents, he would eventually face Tom Lawlor at UFC on Fuel TV 9. He would be finished for the first time in his career, losing by submission in the second round. He would next take on Bradley Scott at UFC Fight Night 30, but again lose by submission, marking the first two fight skid of his career.

Last updated 10.28.2013, 12:32 AM ET
Wiki Contributors:

Michael Kuiper News View All

The UFC’s return to Mexico City is getting a new middleweight battle between a... (2017-06-08 22:00:01 -0400)
When Matt Riddle got his walking papers from the UFC, it came with some real b... (2017-04-19 18:00:02 -0400)
On the eve of CM Punk’s debut in the UFC in Cleveland, Our Lady of Mount Carme... (2016-09-18 09:00:09 -0400)
The Bloody Elbow staff has made its predictions for tomorrow's UFC 196: McGreg... (2016-03-04 20:26:07 -0500)
A light heavyweight battle between Tom Lawlor and Corey Anderson is expected o... (2016-01-12 01:05:07 -0500)
Fabio Maldonado called out a long list of light heavyweights. He's getting Tom Law... (2015-08-18 19:51:12 -0400)
  • MMAFighting.com : ‘UFC 259 countdown’ video
  • MMA Junkie : Mick Maynard's Shoes: What's next for Jairzinho Rozenstruik after UFC Fight Night 186 loss?
  • MMA Junkie : Magomed Ankalaev targets UFC's light heavyweight top five with his six-fight winning streak
  • MMAFighting.com : Pedro Munhoz knew from first calf kick Jimmie Rivera was ‘hurt,’ calls post-UFC Vegas 20 shot
  • MMA Junkie : UFC Fight Night 186 rookie report: Grading the lone newcomer in Las Vegas
  • MMAFighting.com : Jorge Masvidal claims he’s ‘fighting for the belt’ in September; Kamaru Usman’s manager responds
  • MMA Weekly : Ciryl Gane responds to Dana White’s comment on fight | UFC Vegas 20
  • MMA Junkie : James Gallagher vs. Patchy Mix booked for Bellator 258 on May 7
  • MMA Weekly : UFC Vegas 20 Fallout: Heavyweight main event, much of the card falls flat
  • MMA Junkie : 5 biggest takeaways from UFC Fight Night 186: Who is to blame for ho-hum headliner?
  • MMAFighting.com : Paulo Costa says he drank ‘too much wine’ the night before fighting Israel Adesanya, had ‘hangover’
  • MMA Junkie : Pedro Munhoz wants to be return fight for former UFC champion T.J. Dillashaw
  • MMAFighting.com : The Weekly Grind: Kamaru Usman conquers fear of snakes thanks to olive python
  • MMA Junkie : Callout Collection: Who UFC Fight Night 186 winners want next – and how likely they'll get them
  • MMAFighting.com : Jorge Masvidal teases return date: ‘August, September, somebody’s getting baptized’
  • MMAFighting.com : Video: Kelvin Gastelum already offered fight in March but he’s also ‘staying ready’ as a potential replacement if needed
  • MMA Junkie : UFC Fight Night 186 post-event facts: Ciryl Gane, Magomed Ankalaev extend streaks
  • MMA Junkie : This date in MMA history: Ronda Rousey needs just 14 seconds to tap Cat Zingano at UFC 184
  • MMAFighting.com : Ciryl Gane responds to criticism from Dana White over his decision win against Jairzinho Rozenstruik
  • MMA Junkie : Ciryl Gane declares himself 'legit,' ready for title after UFC Fight Night 186 win