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Peso semipesado Division

No peleando

"Nightmare"

William Knight

Peso semipesado Division

11-5-0 (W-L-D)

9

Wins by Knockout

6

First Round Finishes

William Knight

athlete record

Info

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

Status
No peleando
Hometown
Manchester, Estados Unidos
Trains at
Thornton Mixed Martial Arts
Fighting style
Brawler
Age
35
Height
70.00
Weight
206.00
Octagon Debut
Sep. 26, 2020
Reach
73.00
Leg reach
40.00
  • Pro since 2018
     
  • Nine wins by knockout
     
  • Has won five of his last nine
     
  • Six first-round finishes
     
  • 2-1 between DWCS appearances
     
  • Origin of nickname: “From the game Soul Blade.”

UFC Fight Night (2/18/23) Knight lost a three round unanimous decision to Marcin Prachnio 

UFC on ESPN (4/16/22) Knight was stopped by Devin Clark via strikes at 3:21 of the third round

UFC 271 (2/12/22) Knight lost a three round unanimous decision to Maxim Grishin

UFC on ESPN (12/4/21) Knight won a three round unanimous decision over Alonzo Menifield

UFC on ESPN (8/21/21) Knight knocked out Fabio Cherant at 3:58 of the first round

UFC on ABC (4/10/21) Knight lost a three round unanimous decision to Da-un Jung

UFC 253 (9/26/20) Knight won a three round unanimous decision over Aleksa Camur

 

Dana White's Contender Series, Season 4

Episode 5 (9/1/20) Knight stopped Cody Brundage via strikes at 2:23 of the first round

 

Dana White's Contender Series, Season 3

Episode 8 (8/13/19) Knight stopped Herdem Alecabek via strikes at 4:34 of the third round

When and why did you start training for fighting? End of 2015, because I was lazy and not doing anything.

What ranks and titles have you held? Ranked #1 LHW in New England as amateur and pro. Premier FC champ amateur and pro, amateur Reality Fighting champ, NYFE amateur champ

What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC? To be established, take care of my family and use this platform to put Connecticut on the map.

Did you go to college and if so what degree did you earn? Automotive tech school.

What was your job before you started fighting? Maintenance / merchandise handler

Favorite grappling technique: Hip throw

Favorite striking technique: Basic 1-2