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"Tarzan"

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Sean Strickland

Sean "Tarzan" Strickland

Fighter Details

  • Name: Sean Strickland
  • Pro MMA Record: 20-3-0 (Win-Loss-Draw)
  • Nickname: Tarzan
  • Current Streak: 1 Win
  • Age: 29 | Date of Birth: 1991.02.27
  • Last Fight: October 27, 2018 in UFC
  • Weight Class: Welterweight | Last Weigh-In: 170.5 lbs
  • Affiliation: Team Quest
  • Height: 6'1" (185cm) | Reach: 76.0" (193cm)
  • Career Disclosed Earnings: $144,000 USD
  • Born: United States
  • Fighting out of: Riverside, California
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Sean Strickland is an American mixed martial artist currently competing in the UFC's Welterweight division. He is the former King of the Cage Middleweight Champion.


Background


Originally from Anaheim, California, Strickland began training in mixed martial arts at the age of 14 and turned professional at the age of 16.


Mixed martial arts career


King of the Cage


Strickland made his professional debut in 2008 for the King of the Cage promotion and compiled an undefeated record of 9-0 before facing Josh Bryant in a fight for the King of the Cage Middleweight Championship at KOTC: Unification on December 9, 2012. Strickland won via split decision, and then successfully defended his title twice before being signed by the UFC.


Ultimate Fighting Championship


Strickland made his UFC debut at UFC 171 on March 15, 2014, facing Bubba McDaniel. Strickland won via rear-naked choke submission in the first round.


Strickland made his next appearance at UFC Fight Night 41 against Luke Barnatt on May 31, 2014. Strickland won via split decision.


Strickland faced Santiago Ponzinibbio in a welterweight bout on February 22, 2015 at UFC Fight Night 61. Strickland lost the back and forth fight via unanimous decision.


Strickland faced Igor Araújo on July 15, 2015 at UFC Fight Night 71. He won the fight by unanimous decision.


Strickland faced Alex Garcia on February 21, 2016 at UFC Fight Night 83. After a back-and-forth first two rounds, Strickland won the fight via TKO in the third round.


Strickland next faced Tom Breese on June 4, 2016 at UFC 199. He won the fight via split decision.

Strickland was expected to face Tim Means on August 20, 2016 at UFC 202. However Strickland pulled out of the fight in early August citing a knee injury. He was replaced by promotional newcomer Sabah Homasi.


Strickland is expected to face Kamaru Usman on April 8, 2017 at UFC 210


Last updated 04.04.2017, 4:17 AM ET
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