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12-8-0

Willie Gates

Willie "Whoop Ass" Gates
  • Name: Willie Gates
  • MMA Record: 12-8-0 (Win-Loss-Draw)
  • Nickname: Whoop Ass
  • Current Streak: 3 Losses
  • Age: 31 | Date of Birth: 1987.01.21
  • Last Fight: September 02, 2017 in KOTC
  • Weight Class: Flyweight | Last Weigh-In: 125.0 lbs
  • Affiliation: Pinnacle MMA
  • Height: 5'8" (173cm) | Reach: 72.0" (183cm)
  • Career Disclosed Earnings: $28,000 USD
  • Born: Fontana, California
  • Fighting out of: Fontana, California
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Willie Gates MMA Fight Record

Record by Year and By Promotion

Pro Results Opponent Event Date
Loss | Submission | Choke
2:47 Round 3 of 3, 12:47 Total

Us Andre Ewell
12-7-0 8-3-0

Us KOTC: Never Quit
Main Card | Flyweight | 125 lbs

2017.09.02
Cancelled Bout Josh San Diego Conquer FC 4 2017.06.24
Loss | Submission | Choke
3:30 Round 2 of 3, 8:30 Total

Jp Yuta Sasaki
12-6-0 18-3-2

Nl UFC Fight Night 87: Overeem vs. Arlovski
Preliminary Card | Flyweight | 125 lbs

2016.05.08
Odds: -135 (Slight Favorite) | Weigh-In: 125.0 lbs (56.7 kgs) | Referee: Rich Mitchell
Cancelled Bout Paddy Holohan UFC UFN 87 2016.05.08
Reason: Holohan Retired
Loss | KO/TKO
2:58 Round 3 of 3, 12:58 Total

Us Dustin Ortiz
12-5-0 14-4-0

Us UFC Fight Night 73: Teixeira vs. St. Preux
Preliminary Card | Flyweight | 125 lbs

2015.08.08
Odds: +345 (Moderate Underdog) | Weigh-In: 126.0 lbs (57.2 kgs) | Referee: Mario Yamasaki
Win | KO/TKO
1:36 Round 1 of 3

Us Darrell Montague
11-5-0 13-4-0

Us The Ultimate Fighter 21 Finale
Preliminary Card | Flyweight | 125 lbs

2015.07.12
Odds: +100 (Near Even) | Disclosed Pay: $20,000 ($10K Base, $10K Bonus) | Weigh-In: 125.5 lbs (56.9 kgs) | Referee: Kim Winslow
Loss | Submission | Choke
4:06 Round 3 of 3, 14:06 Total

Us John Moraga
11-4-0 15-3-0

Us UFC on FOX 13: Dos Santos vs. Miocic
Preliminary Card | Flyweight | 125 lbs

2014.12.13
Odds: +450 (Heavy Underdog) | Disclosed Pay: $8,000 Base | Weigh-In: 126.0 lbs (57.2 kgs) | Referee: Jason Herzog | Walkout Music: Jay-Z feat. Kanye West - Who Gon’ Stop Me
Win | KO/TKO | Punches
1:23 Round 1 of 5

Mx Hector Sandoval
10-4-0 8-1-0

Us Tachi PF 21: All or Nothing
Co-Main Event | Title Challenge | Flyweight | 125

2014.11.06
Weigh-In: 126.4 lbs (57.3 kgs) | Referee: Mark Lawley
Win | Submission | Choke
1:36 Round 1 of 3

Us Jimmy Marquez
9-4-0 1-7-0

Us Gladiator Challenge: Glove Up
Main Card

2014.10.04
Referee: Raul Porrata
Win | KO/TKO | Knee
1:10 Round 1 of 3

Us Chris Chavez
8-4-0 0-3-0

Us Gladiator Challenge: Battle Ready
Main Card

2014.08.23
Referee: Raul Porrata
Win | Submission | Armlock
0:20 Round 1 of 3

Us Eddy Gonzalez
7-4-0 0-2-0

Us Gladiator Challenge: Night of the Champions
Main Card

2014.07.19
Win | Submission | Choke
1:59 Round 1 of 3

Us Mario Casares
6-4-0 0-5-0

Us Gladiator Challenge: Nitro
Main Card | Vacant Title | Featherweight | 135 lbs

2014.04.05
Referee: Greg Guzman
Cancelled Bout Kenny Tenorio Submission Championship 3 2013.09.07
Loss | Submission | Armlock

Us Anthony Perales

Us Submission Promotions

2013.05.18
Win | Submission
0:28 Round 1 of 3

Us Justin Santistevan
5-3-0 2-7-0

Us Gladiator Challenge: Battleground
Main Card

2013.03.24
Referee: Raul Porrata
Win | KO/TKO | Punches
0:15 Round 1 of 3

Us Gary Franklin
4-3-0 0-3-0

Us Gladiator Challenge: Heat Returns
Main Card

2012.10.28
Referee: Raul Porrata
Loss | Decision | Unanimous

Us Federico Lopez

Us Pandemonium

2012.08.18
Win | Decision | Unanimous

Us Jason Carbajal

Us Fight Club OC

2012.06.07
Win | Decision | Split

Us Keenan Lewis

Us California Regional

2012.04.06
Win | Decision | Unanimous

Us Thomas Cazarez

Us Long Beach Fight Night

2011.11.20
Win | KO/TKO | Punches

Us Skylar Reider

Us Long Beach Fight Night

2011.01.02
Loss | Submission | Choke
3:17 Round 3 of 3, 13:17 Total

Us Jimmie Rivera
0-1-0 2-1-0

Us Bellator 2
Preliminary Card | Bantamweight | 135 lbs

2009.04.10
Weigh-In: 133.8 lbs (60.7 kgs)
Loss | KO/TKO | Punches

Us Robbie Peralta

Us Gladiator Challenge

2008.10.25

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