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"Pride of El Salvador"

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Ivan Menjivar

Ivan "Pride of El Salvador" Menjivar

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  • Name: Ivan Menjivar
  • MMA Record: 25-12-0 (Win-Loss-Draw)
  • Nickname: Pride of El Salvador
  • Current Streak: 3 Losses
  • Age: 36 | Date of Birth: 1982.05.30
  • Last Fight: March 01, 2014 in UFC
  • Weight Class: Featherweight | Last Weigh-In: 146.0 lbs
  • Affiliation: Tristar Gym
  • Height: 5'6" (168cm) | Reach: 66.5" (169cm)
  • Career Disclosed Earnings: $139,000 USD
  • Born: La Paz, El Salvador
  • Fighting out of: Montreal, Quebec
  • Head Coach: Firas Zahabi
  • Other Coaches: N/A
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Ivan Menjivar MMA Fight Record

Record by Year and By Promotion

Pro Results Opponent Event Date
Loss | Decision | Unanimous
3 Rounds, 15:00 Total

Jp Hatsu Hioki
25-11-0 26-7-2

Mo UFC Fight Night: Kim vs. Hathaway
Main Card | Featherweight | 145 lbs

2014.03.01
Odds: +350 (Moderate Underdog) | Weigh-In: 146.0 lbs (66.2 kgs) | Referee: Dan Miragliotta
Loss | Decision | Unanimous
3 Rounds, 15:00 Total

Br Wilson Reis
25-10-0 16-4-0

Ca UFC 165: Jones vs. Gustafsson
Preliminary Card | Bantamweight | 135 lbs

2013.09.21
Odds: -135 (Slight Favorite) | Weigh-In: 137.0 lbs (62.1 kgs) | Referee: Yves Lavigne
Cancelled Bout Norifumi Yamamoto UFC 165 2013.09.21
Reason: Yamamoto Injury
Loss | Submission | Choke
4:34 Round 1 of 3

Us Urijah Faber
25-9-0 26-6-0

Us UFC 157: Rousey vs. Carmouche
Main Card | Bantamweight | 135 lbs

2013.02.23
Odds: +300 (Moderate Underdog) | Disclosed Pay: $17,000 Base | Weigh-In: 135.6 lbs (61.5 kgs) | Referee: Jason Herzog
#5 Best MMA Submission of the Year 2013
#90 Greatest Submission of All Time
Win | Submission | Armlock
2:44 Round 1 of 3

Ru Azamat Gashimov
24-9-0 7-1-0

Ca UFC 154: St. Pierre vs. Condit
Preliminary Card | Bantamweight | 135 lbs

2012.11.17
Odds: -235 (Moderate Favorite) | Disclosed Pay: $70,000 Sub/Night | Weigh-In: 135.0 lbs (61.2 kgs) | Referee: Phillippe Chartier
#37 Best MMA Submission of the Year 2012
UFC 154 Submission of the Night
Loss | Decision | Unanimous
3 Rounds, 15:00 Total

Us Mike Easton
24-8-0 12-1-0

Us UFC 148: Silva vs. Sonnen 2
Main Card | Bantamweight | 135 lbs

2012.07.07
Odds: -120 (Near Even) | Weigh-In: 136.0 lbs (61.7 kgs) | Referee: Josh Rosenthal
Cancelled Bout Renan Barão UFC 148 2012.07.07
Reason: Barao to Title Fight
Win | Submission | Choke
3:45 Round 1 of 3

Us John Albert
23-8-0 7-1-0

Us UFC on FUEL TV 1: Ellenberger vs. Sanchez
Main Card | Bantamweight | 135 lbs

2012.02.15
Odds: -245 (Moderate Favorite) | Disclosed Pay: $50,000 Sub/Night | Weigh-In: 135.0 lbs (61.2 kgs) | Referee: Jim Axtell
#13 Best MMA Submission of the Year 2012
#29 Greatest Bantamweight MMA Fight of All Time
#18 Best MMA Fight of the Year for 2012
UFC on FUEL TV 1 Submission of the Night
Win | Decision | Unanimous
3 Rounds, 15:00 Total

Us Nick Pace
22-8-0 6-1-0

Us UFC 133: Evans vs. Ortiz 2
Preliminary Card | Catchweight | 138 lbs

2011.08.06
Odds: -165 (Slight Favorite) | Weigh-In: 138.0 lbs (62.6 kgs) | Referee: Keith Peterson
Win | KO/TKO
1:30 Round 1 of 3

Us Charlie Valencia
21-8-0 12-6-0

Ca UFC 129: St. Pierre vs. Shields
Preliminary Card | Bantamweight | 135 lbs

2011.04.30
Odds: -195 (Moderate Favorite) | Weigh-In: 136.0 lbs (61.7 kgs) | Referee: John McCarthy
Loss | Decision | Unanimous
3 Rounds, 15:00 Total

Gb Brad Pickett
21-7-0 19-5-0

Us WEC 53: Henderson vs. Pettis
Preliminary Card | Bantamweight | 135 lbs

2010.12.16
Odds: +115 (Near Even) | Weigh-In: 135.0 lbs (61.2 kgs) | Referee: Ron Mation
#49 Best MMA Fight of the Year for 2010
Win | Submission | Choke

Us Aaron Miller

Ca Warrior One

2010.06.19
Loss | Decision | Split
3 Rounds, 12:00 Total

Pl Bart Palaszewski
20-6-0 24-7-0

Us IFL 5: World Championship Semifinals
Main Card

2006.11.02
Loss | Decision | Unanimous
2 Rounds, 10:00 Total

Jp Caol Uno
20-5-0 21-8-4

Jp K-1 : HERO'S 7
Main Card

2006.10.09
Win | Decision | Majority
2 Rounds, 10:00 Total

Jp Hideo Tokoro
19-5-0 17-14-2

Jp K-1 : HERO'S 6
Main Card

2006.08.05
Win | Submission | Choke

Ca Justin Tavernini

Ca Manitoba Regional

2006.05.27
Win | Decision | Unanimous
2 Rounds, 10:00 Total

Jp Taiyo Nakahara
17-5-0 7-3-0

Jp K-1 : HERO'S 5
Main Card

2006.05.03
Loss | Disqualificaton

Us Urijah Faber

Ca TKO Major League MMA

2006.01.28
Win | Submission

Us Joe Lauzon

Ca Quebec Regional

2005.09.03
Win | Decision | Unanimous

Jp Miki Shida

Jp Pancrase

2005.07.31
Win | Submission | Choke

Us Brandon Carlson

Ca King of the Cage

2005.04.16
Win | KO/TKO | Punches

Us Ryan Ackerman

Ca Quebec Regional

2004.09.05
Loss | Decision | Unanimous
3 Rounds, 15:00 Total

Us Matt Serra
13-3-0 7-3-0

Us UFC 48: Payback
Preliminary Card | Lightweight | 155 lbs

2004.06.19
Odds: +130 (Slight Underdog) | Disclosed Pay: $2,000 Base | Weigh-In: 154.0 lbs (69.9 kgs) | Referee: Mario Yamasaki
Cancelled Bout Matt Serra UFC 46 2004.01.31
Reason: Menjivar Withdrew
Win | Submission | Armlock

Us Mike French

Ca Ultimate Generation Combat

2003.12.20
Win | KO/TKO

Ca Antoine Coutu

Ca Ultimate Generation Combat

2003.10.18
Loss | Decision | Unanimous

Br Vitor Ribeiro

Us Absolute Fighting Championship

2003.07.19
Win | Submission | Leglock

Us Brandon Shuey

Ca British Columbia Regional

2003.04.04
Win | KO/TKO

Ca Max Marin

Ca Maximum Fighting Championship

2002.11.29
Win | Submission | Armlock

Andy Social

Ca TKO Major League MMA

2002.11.03
Win | KO/TKO | Punches

Ca Shane Rice

Ca TKO Major League MMA

2002.10.11
Win | KO/TKO

Us Jay R. Palmer

Us TKO Major League MMA

2002.09.17
Win | Decision | Unanimous

Us Jeff Curran

Ca TKO Major League MMA

2002.06.15
Loss | Submission | Choke

Us Jason Black

Ca TKO Major League MMA

2002.03.30
Win | KO/TKO | Punches

Ca Andy Lalonde

Ca TKO Major League MMA

2002.03.09
Loss | KO/TKO | Punches
4:50 Round 1 of 3

Ca Georges St. Pierre
4-0-0 0-0-0

Ca TKO Major League MMA

2002.01.25
Win | KO/TKO | Punches

Dany Ward

Ca TKO Major League MMA

2001.12.16
Win | Submission | Choke

Francois Flibotte

Ca TKO Major League MMA

2001.10.28
Win | Decision | Split

Ca J.F. Bolduc

Ca TKO Major League MMA

2001.05.12
Win | KO/TKO | Punches

Ca David Guigui

Ca TKO Major League MMA

2001.01.27

Ivan Menjivar Wiki Update Wiki

Ivan Menjivar is a former competitor in the welterweight, lightweight, and featherweight divisions who late in his career found success and a home in the UFC bantamweight division. His MMA career started back in 2001, he was able to win his first four matches before he fought a young George St. Pierre who at the time made his professional MMA debut. They currently both train together at the Tristar gym in Montreal.

 

Menjivar’s first fight in the UFC was in 2004 where he lost a decision against Matt Serra.

After the loss he went on and fought in several promotions located in North America as well as in Japan. In 2006 after he lost his fight against Bart Palaszewski he decided to retire from MMA.

 

However, Ivan had a successful comeback in 2010 before losing a fight against Brad Pickett at WEC 53 via decision. It was the last event the WEC held and after this the promotion merged with the UFC. As part of the merger, many WEC fighters were transferred to the UFC.

 

“The Pride of El Salvador” was able to win three straight fights over Charlie Valencia, Nick Pace, and John Albert before coming up short in a fight with Mike Easton. Menjivar then defeated newcomer Azamat Gashimov via armbar at UFC 154.

Last updated 11.18.2012, 9:57 PM ET
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