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Kurt Pellegrino

Kurt "Batman" Pellegrino

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  • Given Name: Kurt Joseph Pellegrino
  • MMA Record: 16-7-0 (Win-Loss-Draw)
  • Nickname: Batman
  • Current Streak: 3 Losses
  • Age: 38 | Date of Birth: 1979.05.07
  • Last Fight: November 26, 2011 in BFC
  • Weight Class: Lightweight | Last Weigh-In: 155.0 lbs
  • Affiliation: Pellegrino Mixed Martial Arts
  • Height: 5'8" (173cm) | Reach: 71.0" (180cm)
  • Career Disclosed Earnings: $252,000 USD
  • Born: Point Pleasant, New Jersey, United States
  • Fighter Pages: Sherdog  |  Wikipedia  |  The UG  |  UFC.com
  • Fighting out of: Point Pleasant, New Jersey
  • Personal Pages: Twitter  |  Facebook  |  Official Site

Kurt Pellegrino Lightweight Ranking History

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Kurt Pellegrino MMA Fight Record

Record by Year and By Promotion

Pro Results Opponent Event Date
Cancelled Bout Saul Almeida Bellator 108 2013.11.15
Reason: Pellegrino Injury
Cancelled Bout Marcin Held Bellator 68 2012.05.11
Reason: Pellegrino Knee Injury
Loss | KO/TKO | Punches
0:50 Round 1 of 3

Br Patricky Freire
16-6-0 9-2-0

Us Bellator 59
Main Card | Lightweight | 155 lbs

2011.11.26
Odds: +125 (Slight Underdog) | Weigh-In: 155.0 lbs (70.3 kgs) | Referee: Kevin McDonald
Loss | Decision | Split
3 Rounds, 15:00 Total

Br Gleison Tibau
16-5-0 23-7-0

Us UFC 128: Shogun vs Jones
Preliminary Card | Lightweight | 155 lbs

2011.03.19
Odds: +125 (Slight Underdog) | Weigh-In: 156.0 lbs (70.8 kgs) | Referee: Herb Dean
Loss | Decision | Unanimous
3 Rounds, 15:00 Total

Au George Sotiropoulos
16-4-0 12-2-0

Us UFC 116: Lesnar vs Carwin
Main Card | Lightweight | 155 lbs

2010.07.03
Odds: +145 (Slight Underdog) | Disclosed Pay: $25,000 Base | Weigh-In: 155.0 lbs (70.3 kgs) | Referee: Josh Rosenthal | Walkout Music: Eminem - Not Afraid
Win | Submission | Choke
4:20 Round 2 of 3, 9:20 Total

Br Fabrício Camões
15-4-0 11-5-1

Us UFC 111: St-Pierre vs Hardy
Main Card | Lightweight | 155 lbs

2010.03.27
Odds: -206 (Moderate Favorite) | Disclosed Pay: $65,000 Sub/Night | Weigh-In: 155.0 lbs (70.3 kgs) | Referee: Yves Lavigne | Walkout Music: AC/DC - Thunderstruck
#43 Best MMA Submission of the Year 2010
UFC 111 Submission of the Night
Cancelled Bout Frankie Edgar TUF 10 Finale 2009.12.05
Reason: Pellegrino Injury
Win | Decision | Unanimous
3 Rounds, 15:00 Total

Us Josh Neer
14-4-0 25-7-1

Us UFC 101: Declaration
Main Card | Lightweight | 155 lbs

2009.08.08
Odds: +185 (Slight Underdog) | Weigh-In: 154.5 lbs (70.1 kgs) | Referee: Dan Miragliotta
Win | Submission | Choke
3:14 Round 2 of 3, 8:14 Total

Us Rob Emerson
13-4-0 9-6-0

Us UFC Fight Night 17: Lauzon vs. Stephens
Preliminary Card | Lightweight | 155 lbs

2009.02.07
Odds: -221 (Moderate Favorite) | Disclosed Pay: $32,000 ($16K Base, $16K Bonus) | Weigh-In: 155.0 lbs (70.3 kgs) | Referee: Jorge Ortiz
Win | Decision | Unanimous
3 Rounds, 15:00 Total

Br Thiago Tavares
12-4-0 13-2-0

Us UFC 88: Breakthrough
Preliminary Card | Lightweight | 155 lbs

2008.09.06
Odds: +221 (Moderate Underdog) Upset Victory | Disclosed Pay: $84,000 ($12K Base, $12K Bonus, $60K Fight/Night) | Weigh-In: 156.0 lbs (70.8 kgs) | Referee: Yves Lavigne
UFC 88 Fight of the Night
Loss | Submission | Choke
3:06 Round 2 of 3, 8:06 Total

Us Nate Diaz
12-3-0 8-2-0

Us UFC Fight Night 13: Florian vs. Lauzon
Main Card | Lightweight | 155 lbs

2008.04.02
Odds: +126 (Slight Underdog) | Weigh-In: 155.5 lbs (70.5 kgs) | Referee: Herb Dean
#27 Greatest Submission of All Time
UFC Fight Night 13 Submission of the Night
Win | KO/TKO | Punches
1:55 Round 2 of 3, 6:55 Total

Us Alberto Crane
11-3-0 8-1-0

Us UFC Fight Night 12: Swick vs. Burkman
Preliminary Card | Lightweight | 155 lbs

2008.01.23
Odds: -320 (Moderate Favorite) | Disclosed Pay: $20,000 ($10K Base, $10K Bonus) | Weigh-In: 155.0 lbs (70.3 kgs) | Referee: Herb Dean
Loss | Decision | Unanimous
3 Rounds, 15:00 Total

Us Joe Stevenson
11-2-0 27-7-0

Us UFC 74: Respect
Main Card | Lightweight | 155 lbs

2007.08.25
Odds: +240 (Moderate Underdog) | Disclosed Pay: $8,000 Base | Weigh-In: 155.0 lbs (70.3 kgs) | Referee: John McCarthy
Win | Submission | Leglock
2:58 Round 1 of 3

Us Nate Mohr
10-2-0 7-3-0

Us UFC Fight Night 9: Stevenson vs Guillard
Preliminary Card | Lightweight | 155 lbs

2007.04.05
Disclosed Pay: $12,000 ($6K Base, $6K Bonus) | Weigh-In: 155.0 lbs (70.3 kgs) | Referee: Herb Dean
Cancelled Bout Wander Braga UFC UFN 9 2007.04.05
Reason: Braga Withdrew
Win | Submission | Choke
2:04 Round 1 of 3

Br Júnior Assunção
9-2-0 4-1-0

Us UFC 64: Unstoppable
Preliminary Card | Lightweight | 155 lbs

2006.10.14
Odds: -280 (Moderate Favorite) | Disclosed Pay: $4,000 ($2K Base, $2K Bonus) | Weigh-In: 154.5 lbs (70.1 kgs) | Referee: John McCarthy
Win | Submission | Choke

Us Jesse Chilton

Us Absolute Fighting Championship

2006.08.26
Loss | Submission | Choke
1:20 Round 3 of 3, 11:20 Total

Us Drew Fickett
8-1-0 28-4-0

Us UFC 61: Bitter Rivals
Preliminary Card | Welterweight | 170 lbs

2006.07.08
Odds: +140 (Slight Underdog) | Disclosed Pay: $2,000 Base | Weigh-In: 168.5 lbs (76.4 kgs) | Referee: Steve Mazzagatti
Win | Submission | Choke
Round 1 of 3

Ua Vadim Kulchitskiy
7-1-0 0-0-0

Us Reality Fighting 11: Battle at Taj Mahal
Main Card

2006.02.11
Win | KO/TKO | Injury

Jp Kazuki Okubo

Us New Jersey Regional

2005.11.05
Win | Submission | Choke

Us Steve Kinnison

Us Freestyle Combat Challenge

2005.09.24
Win | Submission | Choke

Ru Sergey Golyaev

Us New Jersey Regional

2005.05.14
Win | Submission | Choke
3:16 Round 1 of 3

Us Jay R. Palmer
3-1-0 18-18-0

Us Ring of Combat 7
Main Event | Vacant Title | 161 lbs | 161 lbs

2004.11.20
Loss | Submission | Choke

Jp Satoru Kitaoka

Jp Pancrase

2004.07.25
Win | Decision | Unanimous
3 Rounds, 15:00 Total

Us Muhsin Corbbrey
2-0-0 5-1-0

Us Reality Fighting 6
Main Event | Vacant Title | Lightweight | 155 lbs

2004.04.03
Weigh-In: 155.0 lbs (70.3 kgs)
Win | Submission | Armlock
3:38 Round 1 of 2

Us Jerome Isip
1-0-0 0-0-0

Us Reality Fighting 5
Main Card

2003.11.01
Win | Decision | Unanimous

Us Mac Danzig

Us WEC

2002.08.31
Amateur Results Opponent Event Date
Win | Decision | Unanimous
1 Round

Us Matt Zaccaria
2-0-0 0-0-0

Us Mass Destruction 6
Main Card

2002.02.23
Win | Decision | Unanimous
1 Round

Us Christian Montes
1-0-0 1-0-0

Us Mass Destruction 4
Main Card

2001.10.27
Win | KO/TKO
5:06 Round 1 of 1

Us Mac Danzig
0-0-0 0-0-0

Us Mass Destruction 2
Main Card

2001.06.23

Kurt Pellegrino Wiki Update Wiki

After defeating respected veteran Mac Danzig in his first professional fight in 2002, fans from the New Jersey area knew big things were in store for “Batman.” Though Pellegrino went on to lose his debut fight in the UFC in 2006, he has recently put together a streak of wins over some of the best lightweights in the world, including Thiago Tavares and Josh Neer, establishing himself as one of the top fighters in the UFC lightweight division. The newfound acclaim also forced a step up in competition to the division's elite levels, and Pellegrino dropped back-to-back contests at UFCs 116 and 128 to George Sotiropoulos and Gleison Tibau, respectively.


In addition to an improved striking game, Pellegrino is one of the most accomplished and aggressive wrestlers in the division, often wearing his opponents down en route to a submission finish or a Unanimous Decision victory. He has a high work rate, a good ability to grind late in fights, and always looks like there is nowhere he would rather be than in the cage.

Last updated 09.26.2012, 11:06 PM ET
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