Matt Schnell - Official UFC® Profile
Matt
Schnell
11-4-0( W-L-D )
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Fight History

Skill Breakdown

Charts are compiled based on results from 4 fights.
Record: 11-4-0
Summary: Heavy hands, submissions for days

Fighter Info

Nickname: Danger
From: Amory, Massachusetts United States
Fights Out Of: Shreveport, Louisiana United States
Age: 28
Height: 5' 8" ( 172 cm )
Weight: 125 lb ( 56 kg )
Reach 70"
Leg Reach 38"

Striking

Total Attempted Strikes
0
396
35% Successful
139
Types of Successful Strikes
0
139
88% Standing
12%
123
16
Striking Defense
64
%
The percentage of total strikes avoided

Grappling

Total Takedowns
0
4
25% Successful
1
Grappling Totals by Type
 
 
Subm.
Passes
Sweeps
2
2
0
Takedown Defense
55
%
The percentage of total takedowns avoided
Result Fighters Event Str TD Sub Pass Method Replay Awards
Win
Matt Schnell
Jun 23, 2018
71
48
0
0
0
0
0
0
R3 Decision - Split
Win
Matt Schnell
Oct 7, 2017
38
34
0
1
1
0
0
0
R3 Decision - Unanimous
Loss
Matt Schnell
Apr 22, 2017
32
16
3
1
0
1
0
2
R1 KO/TKO
Loss
Matt Schnell
Dec 3, 2016
26
14
1
0
1
0
1
0
R1 KO/TKO

Biography

TRAINING: I train skill during the day and usually push my conditioning at night. 
 
When and why did you start training for fighting? I started training the same summer I graduated high school. I wanted to find something fun to do after my high school athletic career.

What ranks and titles have you held? Legacy FC Champ

What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC? This is a dream being realized. I've done everything in my power to get myself here. I look forward to being part of this company for years to come.

What was your job before you started fighting? I've worked many jobs throughout this journey. Most recently, I was teaching at a TKD school.

Specific accomplishments in amateur competition? 2011 Louisiana State Golden Gloves champion, 2011 Mid-South Golden Gloves champion

Ranks in any martial arts styles: Karate black belt, Jiu-jitsu purple belt

Favorite grappling technique: D'Arce choke

Favorite Striking technique: Cross
 
  • Pro since 2012

 

  • Six wins by submission (3 armbar, 2 guillotine, inverted triangle), two by KO

 

  • Seven first round finishes

 

  • Has won eight of his last 10

 

  • Had 10-2 amateur record

 

  • Appeared on MTV series “Caged” in 2012

 

  • Origin of nickname: “It was given to me by my first MMA coach.”

Career

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