Max Griffin - Official UFC® Profile
Max
Griffin
13-3-0( W-L-D )
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Fight History

Skill Breakdown

Charts are compiled based on results from 2 fights.
Record: 13-3-0
Summary: Unorthodox striker, finisher

Fighter Info

Nickname: Pain
From: Santa Barbara, California USA
Fights Out Of: Sacramento, California USA
Age: 31
Height: 5' 11" ( 180 cm )
Weight: 170 lb ( 77 kg )
Reach 76"
Leg Reach 41"

Striking

Total Attempted Strikes
0
65
43% Successful
28
Types of Successful Strikes
0
28
54% Standing
43% Ground
15
1
12
Striking Defense
45
%
The percentage of total strikes avoided

Grappling

Total Takedowns
0
0
Not Available
0
Grappling Totals by Type
 
 
Subm.
Passes
Sweeps
1
0
1
Takedown Defense
33
%
The percentage of total takedowns avoided
Result Fighters Event Str TD Sub Pass Method Replay Awards
UPCOMING
Max Griffin
UFC Fight Night: Machida vs. Brunson
Oct 28, 2017
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Win
Max Griffin
Nov 5, 2016
3
15
0
0
0
0
0
0
R1 KO/TKO
Loss
Max Griffin
Aug 20, 2016
26
13
6
0
0
1
12
0
R3 KO/TKO

Biography

TRAINING: My training starts the night before. I'm sleeping in a hyperbaric chamber at 8000 ft every night for the altitude of Mexico. I do my strength and conditioning before the sun comes up. Work my 9-5. Then train grappling and striking from 5-9:30pm. Rinse and repeat. 
 
When and why did you start training for fighting? I started training martial arts at the age of four. I wanted to be a Ninja Turtle when I grew up, so that was the original motivation.

What ranks and titles have you held? Ultimate Reno Combat 170-pound champion (Amateur). West Coast Fighting Championship 170 & 185 Champion. ISCF (International Sport Combat Federation) West Coast 170 Champion, Tachi Palace Fights 170 Champion (Pro)

Do you have any heroes? My mom, Kathryn Griffin, is my hero. A single mom for majority of my life, she took care of me and my brothers.

What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC? It’s a dream come true. I put my life towards this goal, to see it materialize is unbelievable.

Did you go to college and if so what degree did you earn? American River College, general Ed, no degree

What was your job before you started fighting? I’m currently a Facilities Coordinator for Corporate Real Estate at Blue Shield of California

Ranks in any martial arts styles: Black belt in Marinoble’s Fighting system. IKF recognized 1st degree kickboxing black belt, Black belt in Bok Fu

Favorite grappling technique: D’Arce Choke

Favorite Striking technique: Straight right cross
 
 
 
  • Pro since 2009

 

  • Seven wins by KO, two by submission (RNC, Brabo)

 

  • Six first round finishes

 

  • Four wins in less than a minute

 

  • Has gone the five-round distance four times (2-2)  
  • Origin of nickname: “Because I inflict pain on my opponents.”

Career

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