Ajax loader


Pro MMA Record

"The Croation Sensation"


Pat Miletich

"The Croation Sensation" Pat Miletich

Photo Source:  

Mma weekly

Fighter Details

  • Given Name: Patrick Miletich
  • Pro MMA Record: 29-7-2 (Win-Loss-Draw)
  • Nickname: The Croation Sensation
  • Current Streak: 1 Win
  • Age: 51 | Date of Birth: 1968.03.09
  • Last Fight: December 11, 2008
  • Weight Class: Welterweight | Last Weigh-In: 183.0 lbs
  • Affiliation: Miletich Fighting Systems
  • Height: 5'10" (178cm) | Reach: N/A
  • Career Disclosed Earnings: $0 USD
  • Born: United States
  • Fighting out of: Bettendorf, Iowa
  • Fighter Links:
  • Personal Links:

Regional Rankings Rankings FAQ

Pat Miletich 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.

Gyms & Affiliations


Pat Miletich Wiki Update Wiki

Pat Miletich made his MMA debut in 1995 and reeled of fifteen straight victories, finishing all but one of them, mostly by submission. Making his UFC debut in 1998, Miletich won the UFC Lightweight Tournament at UFC 16 by defeating two men in one night. In his next bout with the promotion that same year, Miletich won the first-ever UFC Welterweight Championship, defeating Mike Burnett. He then went on to defend the title four times, defeating Shonie Carter and John Alessio during his run. As later chronicled in L. Jon Wertheim’s 2009 book “Blood in the Cage,” that time proved to be the high water mark of Miletich’s career, and he was rightly considered one of the best fighters in the world.

A combination of injuries, scheduling conflicts and difficulties with the UFC brass contributed to Miletich’s withdrawal from the MMA spotlight. After losing his title to Carlos Newton in 2001 via a vicious front choke, Miletich would retire from the sport temporarily.

Miletich returned to fighting via the short-lived MMA team league IFL, losing to Renzo Gracie by Guillotine.

In addition to his own successful MMA career, Miletich is also one of the most respected and well-known MMA trainers in the world. In the early 2000s his Bettendorf, Iowa based training facility, operating under the twin banners of Miletich Fighting Systems and MFS Elite for its professional fighters, grew into the top fight team in the world. Miletich honed such notable fighters as Matt Hughes, Tim Sylvia, Jens Pulver, Rich Franklin and Robbie Lawler as they rose to prominence in the MMA world. Miletich also provides live fight commentary for various shows including Strikeforce’s ShoXC series on Showtime. He is one of fighting's most knowledgeable minds.

Last updated 09.26.2012, 10:59 PM ET
Wiki Contributors:

Pat Miletich News View All

The past week has been a pretty contentious one for the UFC. In response to Conor McG... (2019-04-05 08:00:00 -0400)
Coming into 2018 off his first career loss to close out 2017, bantamweight prospect Arman... (2019-03-29 14:49:39 -0400)
On Monday, Conor McGregor was arrested in Miami, Fla. on charges of strong-armed robb... (2019-03-13 08:00:00 -0400)
An analysis of the fight between Ben Askren and Robbie Lawler and some tips on the ap... (2019-03-06 08:00:00 -0500)
It appears Tyron Woodley didn’t think too much of Dana White’s recent statements that... (2019-01-08 08:00:05 -0500)
Tim Bissell uncovers the history of ‘Uh vai morrer’ and finds out what UFC fighters t... (2018-12-05 12:00:01 -0500)
Check out the pro reactions to the potential Ben Askren-Demetrious Johnson ‘trade’ by... (2018-10-25 17:00:02 -0400)
After knocking out Alexander Volkov in the final seconds at UFC 229, Derrick Lewis be... (2018-10-25 08:00:02 -0400)

Videos & Highlights

    Misc  |  Pat Miletich UFC Hall of Fame ceremony report dead link

    Watch UFC legend Pat Miletich be inducted into the UFC Hall of Fame.

  • MMA Junkie : Aleksei Oleinik trained extensively with Alistair Overeem, says he couldn't ever tap 'The Reem'
  • MMAFighting.com : Video: UFC Saint Petersburg media day staredowns
  • MMA Junkie : Alistair Overeem won't talk smack about friend Aleksei Oleinik, but expects fight to end in second
  • MMAFighting.com : Missed Fists: Meet 6-foot-6 welterweight kickboxer Savio Vinicius, more
  • MMA Weekly : Alistair Overeem looks back on his demolition of Brock Lesnar
  • MMAFighting.com : Raymond Daniels gets new opponent, faces Wilker Barros at Bellator Birmingham 
  • MMA Junkie : Why Bellator champion Ilima-Lei Macfarlane believes 'I'm going to lose every fight'
  • MMA Junkie : Why Bellator champion Ilima Lei-Macfarlane believes 'I'm going to lose every fight'
  • MMAFighting.com : Morning Report: Robert Whittaker thinks he could give Jon Jones ‘a run for his money’
  • MMAFighting.com : Watch the MMA Beat live today at 12 p.m. ET
  • MMA Weekly : Brendon Marotte looks to dominate at Combat Zone 70, land on Dana White’s Contender Series
  • MMA Junkie : Antonina Shevchenko hunting early KO in historic clash at UFC St. Petersburg
  • UFC.com : Fight Updates for Florida, Ottawa and UFC 238
  • MMA Junkie : UFC on ESPN+ 7 breakdown: Is Alistair Overeem vs. Aleksei Oleinik made for 1st-round finish?
  • MMAFighting.com : UFC 238 poster released
  • MMA Junkie : Dual champ Amanda Nunes plans featherweight defense after Holly Holm fight at UFC 239
  • MMAFighting.com : Anderson Silva UFC 237 open workout video in Brazil (complete)
  • MMA Junkie : UFC on ESPN+ 7 pre-event facts: Islam Makhachev least-hit fighter in UFC history
  • MMA Junkie : Watch MMAjunkie Radio here (8 p.m. ET) with Liam McGeary, Jon Fitch, Marcos Villegas
  • MMA Junkie : UFC, Strikeforce vet Bobby Voelker signs with Bellator