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Ian Butler

Ian "Silverback" Butler

Fighter Details

  • Name: Ian Butler
  • Pro MMA Record: 7-6-0, 1 NC (Win-Loss-Draw)
  • Nickname: Silverback
  • Current Streak: 3 Wins
  • Age: 30 | Date of Birth: 1989.10.09
  • Last Fight: September 28, 2019 in BFC
  • Weight Class: Welterweight | Last Weigh-In: 164.8 lbs
  • Affiliation: Victory MMA
  • Height: 5'10" (178cm) | Reach: 73.0" (185cm)
  • Career Disclosed Earnings: $5,500 USD
  • Born: San Diego, California
  • Fighting out of: San Diego, California
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Regional Rankings Rankings FAQ

  • California


    updated Sun Feb 16 11:29:35 2020
    Ian Butler is the 101st ranked of 179 active California Pro Welterweights.
    Also ranked at: Lightweight (119th)
  • US West

    US West

    updated Tue Feb 18 20:37:01 2020
    Ian Butler is the 185th ranked of 314 active US West Pro Welterweights.
    Also ranked at: Lightweight (211th)
  • United States

    United States

    updated Sun Feb 16 02:19:13 2020
    Ian Butler is the 761st ranked of 1270 active United States Pro Welterweights.
    Also ranked at: Lightweight (796th)

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Ian Butler Wiki Update Wiki

Ian "Silverback" Butler is an American MMA pro fighter, mixed martial arts instructor, and wrestler who made most wins.

Butler joined a local spot called Absolute Martial Arts in St. Louis, where he started to hone his fighting abilities, and pursue what would become a successful career in mixed martial arts. Butler had been fighting in sold-out 4,000 seat stadiums, where he signed with a manager and booked his first professional fight.

Butler known as "The Silverback" is a former wrestler at Lindenwood University as a Missouri Naga Champion and a World Silver Medalist in Jiu-Jitsu. He last fought at Fight Hard MMA and won in the opening round with a stunning knee to the body of his tough opponent, and therefore earning the KO win.

He currently resides in Huntington Beach, California with his wife.

Last updated 08.18.2016, 10:08 PM ET
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