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Jean Matsumoto

Bantamweight Division

15-0-0 (W-L-D)

3

Wins by Knockout

6

Wins by Submission

2

First Round Finishes

Jean Matsumoto

athlete record

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

Status
Active
Place of Birth
State of São Paulo, Brazil
Fighting style
Muay Thai
Age
24
Height
66.00
Weight
136.00
Octagon Debut
Apr. 6, 2024
Reach
68.50
Leg reach
36.00
  • Pro since 2018

     
  • Three wins by KO, six by submission (3 guillotine, anaconda, brabo, arm triangle)

     
  • Two first round finishes

     
  • Has been the five-round championship distance three times

UFC Fight Night (4/6/24) Matsumoto submitted Dan Argueta via guillotine choke at 4:59 of the second round 

 

Dana White's Contender Series, Season 7

Episode six (9/12/23) Matsumoto won a three round unanimous decision over Kasey Tanner

When and why did you start training for fighting? I started training at age six to lose weight.

What ranks and titles have you held? Muay Thai black belt and Jiu-Jitsu black belt

Do you have any heroes? My parents

What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC? My dream is to be the best, so I need to be amongst the best.

Did you go to college and if so what degree did you earn? Yes - Physical Education

What was your job before you started fighting? I have always worked in fighting.

Specific accomplishments in amateur competition? Brazilian Muay Thai champion, São Paulo State Muay Thai champion,

South American Jiu-Jitsu champion

Specific accomplishments in pro competition? FightPro MMA Champion, SFT MMA Champion

Favorite grappling technique: Guillotine 

Favorite Striking technique: Kicks