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Gerald Meerschaert

Middleweight Division

36-17-0 (W-L-D)

6

Victorias por nocaut

28

Gana por Sumisión

15

Primeros acabados redondos

Gerald Meerschaert

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

Status
Active
Ciudad natal
Racine, United States
Trenes en
Sanford MMA
Estilo de lucha
Freestyle
Años
36
Alto
73.00
Peso
203.00
Debut del octágono
Dec. 10, 2016
Alcance
77.50
Alcance de la pierna
40.00
  • Pro since 2007
     
  • Has won 16 of his last 25 and five of his last eight
     
  • Six wins by KO, 28 wins by submission (4 arm triangle, anaconda, kimura, 7 guillotine, 10 RNC, neck crank, 2 armbar, 2 triangle choke)
     
  • 15 first round finishes
     
  • Split two fights with UFC vet Sam Alvey
     
  • Only two wins by decision

UFC Fight Night (3/16/24) Meerschaert submitted Bryan Barberena via rear naked choke at 4:23 of the second round 

UFC 292 (8/19/23) Meerschaert lost a three round split decision to Andre Petroski

UFC 287 (4/8/23) Meerschaert was stopped by Joe Pyfer via strikes at 3:15 of the first round 

UFC on ESPN (8/13/22) Meerschaert submitted Bruno Silva via guillotine choke at 1:39 of the third round

UFC on ESPN (4/30/22) Meerschaert lost a three round unanimous decision to Krzysztof Jotko

UFC Fight Night (12/18/21) Meerschaert submitted Dustin Stoltzfus via rear naked choke at 2:59 of the third round

UFC on ESPN (8/28/21) Meerschaert submitted Makhmud Muradov via rear naked choke at 1:49 of the second round

UFC on ESPN (4/17/21) Meerschaert submitted Bartosz Fabinski via guillotine choke at 2:00 of the first round

UFC Fight Night (9/19/20) Meerschaert was knocked out by Khamzat Chimaev at :17 of the first round

UFC 250 (6/6/20) Meerschaert was stopped by Ian Heinisch via strikes at 1:14 of the first round

UFC 248 (3/7/20) Meerschaert submitted Deron Winn via rear naked choke at 2:14 of the third round

UFC Fight Night (10/12/19) Meerschaert lost a three round split decision to Eryk Anders

UFC on ESPN (8/3/19) Meerschaert submitted Trevin Giles via guillotine choke at 1:49 of the third round

UFC on ESPN (3/30/19) Meerschaert lost a three round split decision to Kevin Holland

UFC on FOX (12/15/18) Meerschaert was submitted by Jack Hermansson via guillotine choke at 4:25 of the first round

TUF 27 Finale (7/6/18) Meerschaert submitted Oskar Piechota via rear naked choke at 4:55 of the second round

TUF 26 Finale (12/1/17) Meerschaert stopped Eric Spicely via strikes at 2:18 of the second round

UFC 213 (7/8/17) Meerschaert was stopped by Thiago Santos via strikes at 2:04 of the second round

UFC Fight Night (2/19/17) Meerschaert submitted Ryan Janes via armbar at 1:34 of the first round

UFC Fight Night (12/9/16) Meerschaert submitted Joe Gigliotti via anaconda choke at 4:12 of the first round

TRAINING: Track work in the morning, MMA specific training in the afternoon and skill work in the evening.

When and why did you start training for fighting? 2007 – I wanted to be the best fighter in the world.

What ranks and titles have you held? Four local titles and RFA title

What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC? Everything I’ve been working towards for almost a decade.

What was your job before you started fighting? Supervisor in a shipping and receiving warehouse

Ranks in any martial arts styles: BJJ black belt, Roufusport kickboxing black belt

Favorite grappling technique: Guillotine

Favorite Striking technique: Elbows