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"Beastboy"

Chris Barnett

Heavyweight Division

23-8-0 (W-L-D)

18

Victorias por nocaut

8

Primeros acabados redondos

Chris Barnett

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Learn more about Chris Barnett's UFC history, fighter facts, and Q&A below.

Status
Active
Ciudad natal
España
Estilo de lucha
Boxing
Años
37
Alto
69.00
Peso
267.50
Debut del octágono
May. 25, 2024
Alcance
75.00
Alcance de la pierna
39.00
  • Pro since 2009
     
  • 18 wins by KO
     
  • Eight first round finishes
     
  • Owns 2011 win over UFC heavyweight contender Walt Harris
     
  • Has won eight of his last 10 

UFC 279 (9/10/22) Barnett stopped Jake Collier via strikes at 2:24 of the second round 

UFC on ESPN (4/16/22) Barnett lost a three-round technical unanimous decision (1:37 – couldn’t continue due to an accidental foul) to Martin Buday

UFC 268 (11/6/21) Barnett stopped Gian Villante via strikes at 2:23 of the second round

UFC Fight Night (5/22/21) Barnett was submitted by Ben Rothwell via guillotine choke at 2:07 of the second round

When and why did you start training for fighting? I’ve been in combat sports since I was four and the reason why I started MMA is because of a
dance battle I won at the club.

What ranks and titles have you held? Ranked #2 in the Top 100 unsigned heavyweights. Ranked #1 Heavyweight in Korea. Island Fights Heavyweight Champion

Do you have any heroes? Anyone that’s trying to get it.

What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC? It means everything to me; it’s a dream coming to realization.

Did you go to college and if so what degree did you earn? University of South Florida / Campbell University BSE/Education

What was your job before you started fighting? Lowe’s

Favorite grappling technique: Flying armbar

Favorite Striking technique: Tornado Kick