Brian
Stann
12-6-0( W-L-D )
Combat is my profession.

Fight History

Skill Breakdown

Charts are compiled based on results from 17 fights.
Record: 12-6-0
Summary: Strength/athleticism

Fighter Info

Nickname: All American
From: Yokota Airbase Japan, Western Tokyo Japan
Fights Out Of: Scranton , PA USA
Age: 33
Height: 6' 1" ( 185 cm )
Weight: 185 lb ( 84 kg )
College: United States Naval Academy
Degree: Economics

Striking

Total Attempted Strikes
0
1002
43% Successful
426
Types of Successful Strikes
0
426
53% Standing
26%
21%
225
112
89
Striking Defense
59
%
The percentage of total strikes avoided

Grappling

Total Takedowns
0
8
13% Successful
1
Grappling Totals by Type
 
 
Subm.
Passes
Sweeps
3
1
1
Takedown Defense
61
%
The percentage of total takedowns avoided
Result Fighters Event Str TD Sub Pass Method Replay
Loss
Wanderlei Silva Mar 2, 2013
43 0 0 0 R2 KO/TKO
Brian Stann 43 0 0 0
Loss
Michael Bisping Sep 22, 2012
64 4 0 3 R3 Decision - Unanimous
Brian Stann 57 0 0 0
Win
Brian Stann Apr 14, 2012
18 0 0 0 R1 KO/TKO
Alessio Sakara 7 0 0 0
Loss
Chael Sonnen Oct 8, 2011
28 4 1 8 R2 Submission
Brian Stann 2 0 0 0
Win
Brian Stann May 28, 2011
47 0 0 0 R2 KO/TKO
Jorge Santiago 14 0 0 0
Win
Chris Leben Jan 1, 2011
7 0 0 0 R1 KO/TKO
Brian Stann 30 0 1 0
Win
Brian Stann Aug 1, 2010
43 0 2 0 R3 Submission
Mike Massenzio 5 5 2 4
Loss
Phil Davis Feb 6, 2010
48 3 1 15 R3 Decision - Unanimous
Brian Stann 5 0 0 0
Win
Brian Stann Dec 5, 2009
36 0 0 1 R3 Decision - Unanimous
Rodney Wallace 15 7 2 3
Win
Brian Stann Sep 16, 2009
44 0 0 0 R3 Decision - Unanimous
Steve Cantwell 35 0 0 0
Loss
Krzysztof Soszynski Apr 18, 2009
3 2 2 4 R1 Submission
Brian Stann 8 0 0 0
Steve Cantwell
WEC 35: Condit vs. Miura
Aug 3, 2008
52 0 0 0 R2 KO/TKO
Brian Stann 27 0 0 0
Brian Stann
WEC 33: Marshall vs. Stann
Mar 26, 2008
16 0 0 0 R1 KO/TKO
Doug Marshall 12 0 0 0
Win
Brian Stann
WEC 30: McCullough vs. Crunkilton
Sep 5, 2007
22 1 0 0 R1 KO/TKO
Jeremiah Billington 5 0 0 0
Win
Brian Stann
WEC 28: Faber vs. Farrar
Jun 3, 2007
23 0 0 0 R1 KO/TKO
Craig Zellner 3 0 0 0
Win
Brian Stann
WEC 26: Condit vs. Alessio
Mar 24, 2007
5 0 0 0 R1 KO/TKO
Steve Cantwell 3 0 0 0
Win
Brian Stann
WEC 21: Tapout
Jun 15, 2006
-- -- -- -- R1 KO/TKO
Miguel Cosio -- -- -- --

Biography

TRAINING: Team practice in the morning from 10:30am-12pm, pads at 3pm. Drills at 6pm.

When and why did you start training for fighting? Combat is my profession and fighting was a great way to maintain a combat mindset while preparing to lead Marines in war. I began training in May 2004 after completing the Marine Corps premier martial arts course in Quantico Virginia.

What ranks and titles have you held? Former WEC Light Heavyweight Champion

Do you have any heroes? My Marines that have died fighting for me: Lance Corporal James Brown, Lance Corporal William Koprince, Lance Corporal Rene Martinez, and Lance Corporal Douglas Champlin.

What is your favorite technique?
Whatever technique I win with.

What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC? It means the world to a fighter. This is by far the pinnacle of the sport, and an opportunity to perform on its biggest stage, so it’s awesome. It’s a lifetime achievement to come and not only fight in the UFC, but to compete in the UFC.

Did you go to college and if so what degree did you earn? I graduated from the United States Naval Academy in 2003 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Economics.

What was your job before you started fighting? I was an Infantry Officer in the United States Marine Corps. I was a Combined AntiArmor Platoon Commander during Operation Iraqi Freedom 04-06, and I was a company executive officer for India Company, 3d Battalion 2d Marines during Operation Iraqi Freedom 05-07.

• 4-1 at middleweight

•    Win over Massenzio, his first by submission, was awarded Fight of the Night honors. Santiago bout was FOTN as well.

• 6-2 since beginning training with Greg Jackson

•    Former WEC light heavyweight champion – beat Doug Marshall for the title in March of 2008. Lost it to Steve Cantwell in August of 2008.

•    Stann is 2-1 in three fights with Cantwell.

•    All but three of his wins have come by TKO / KO

•    Has ended three fights in less than two minutes.

•    Rematch with Cantwell was Stann’s first fight that went into round two. Rubber match was first one to go into round three

•    Former linebacker for the US Naval Academy

•    Ended active duty in the US Marine Corps as a Captain in May of 2008.

•    Awarded Silver Star medal in March of 2006 for his actions and bravery in combat during Operation Matador in Iraq. All 42 of his men made it home.

Career

Trained With

Carlos Condit
Carlos Condit
29-8-0
( W-L-D )
Donald Cerrone
Donald Cerrone
22-6-0, 1NC
( W-L-D )
Clay Guida
Clay Guida
31-11-0
( W-L-D )

Key Opponents

Chris Leben
Chris Leben
22-11-0
( W-L-D )
Chael Sonnen
Chael Sonnen
29-14-1
( W-L-D )

Key Fights

Result
Opponent
Event
Replay
Win
Chris Leben UFC® 125 RESOLUTION
Win
Chris Leben UFC® 125 RESOLUTION

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