Matt
Serra
17-7-0( W-L-D )

Fight History

Skill Breakdown

Charts are compiled based on results from 14 fights.
Record: 17-7-0
Summary: Submissions, Aggressive Style

Fighter Info

Nickname: The Terror
From: Long Island, New York USA
Age: 40
Height: 5' 6" ( 167 cm )
Weight: 170 lb ( 77 kg )

Striking

Total Attempted Strikes
0
837
40% Successful
333
Types of Successful Strikes
0
333
59% Standing
18%
23%
198
59
76
Striking Defense
47
%
The percentage of total strikes avoided

Grappling

Total Takedowns
0
110
21% Successful
23
Grappling Totals by Type
 
 
Subm.
Passes
Sweeps
10
42
5
Takedown Defense
39
%
The percentage of total takedowns avoided
Result Fighters Event Str TD Sub Pass Method Replay
Loss
Matt Serra Sep 25, 2010
124 0 0 0 R3 Decision - Unanimous
Chris Lytle 153 0 0 0
Win
Matt Serra Feb 6, 2010
12 0 0 0 R1 KO/TKO
Frank Trigg 6 0 0 0
Loss
Matt Hughes May 23, 2009
34 3 0 4 R3 Decision - Unanimous
Matt Serra 14 1 0 1
Georges St-Pierre Apr 19, 2008
42 4 0 11 R2 KO/TKO
Matt Serra 3 0 0 0
Matt Serra Apr 7, 2007
20 0 0 1 R1 KO/TKO
Georges St-Pierre 6 0 0 0
Matt Serra Nov 11, 2006
20 1 0 1 R3 Decision - Split
Chris Lytle 42 1 0 0
Loss
Karo Parisyan
UFC 53: Heavy Hitters
Jun 4, 2005
56 8 2 8 R3 Decision - Unanimous
Matt Serra 26 1 0 0
Win
Matt Serra Jun 19, 2004
14 6 0 16 R3 Decision - Unanimous
Ivan Menjivar 8 0 2 0
Win
Matt Serra Jan 31, 2004
45 6 0 8 R3 Decision - Unanimous
Jeff Curran 9 0 1 0
Loss
Din Thomas Feb 28, 2003
29 0 0 0 R3 Decision - Split
Matt Serra 26 1 0 0
Loss
BJ Penn Sep 27, 2002
32 1 0 0 R3 Decision - Unanimous
Matt Serra 8 1 1 0
Win
Matt Serra Mar 22, 2002
2 1 3 4 R1 Submission
Kelly Dullanty 0 0 0 0
Win
Matt Serra Sep 28, 2001
9 3 3 6 R3 Decision - Majority
Yves Edwards 9 0 0 0
Loss
Shonie Carter May 4, 2001
18 2 0 0 R3 KO/TKO
Matt Serra 10 2 3 5

Biography

Training: Cardio in the morning, Sparring, Wrestling or Jiu-Jitsu in the evening.

When and why did you start training for fighting?
My father was a lifelong martial artist and got me involved at an early age.

What ranks and titles have you held? Former UFC Welterweight Champion, Pan Am Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Gold Medalist - 1999, Worlds Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Champion - 1999, Abu Dhabi Qualifier Winner - 2000, Runner up Abu Dhabi Championships – 2001, TUF4 Welterweight Winner. Black Belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu under Renzo Gracie.

Do you have any heroes?
My Father

What is your favorite technique? All submissions

What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC?
It means the world to me; I was a fan since UFC 1

What was your job before you started fighting? Teaching Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu

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