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#14 Bantamweight Division

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"Dragon"

Jonathan Martinez

Bantamweight Division

19-5-0 (W-L-D)

9

Wins by Knockout

2

Wins by Submission

3

First Round Finishes

Jonathan Martinez

athlete record

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

Status
Active
Place of Birth
Los Angeles, United States
Trains at
Factory X
Fighting style
Freestyle
Age
30
Height
68.00
Weight
136.00
Octagon Debut
Oct. 27, 2018
Reach
70.00
Leg reach
37.50
  • Pro since 2014
     
  • Nine wins by KO, two by submission (2 armbar)
     
  • Three first round finishes
     
  • Has won 12 of his last 16
     
  • Lone pre-UFC loss via DQ (illegal knee) to UFC vet Matt Schnell in December 2015

UFC 301 (5/4/24) Martinez lost a three round unanimous decision to José Aldo 

UFC Fight Night (10/14/23) Martinez stopped Adrian Yanez via strikes at 2:26 of the second round 

UFC Fight Night (3/11/23) Martinez won a three round unanimous decision over Said Nurmagomedov

UFC Fight Night (10/15/22) Martinez stopped Cub Swanson via strikes at 4:19 of the second round

UFC Fight Night (5/21/22) Martinez won a three round unanimous decision over Vince Morales

UFC Fight Night (2/26/22) Martinez won a three round unanimous decision over Alejandro Perez

UFC Fight Night (10/23/21) Martinez won a three round unanimous decision over Zviad Lazishvili

UFC Fight Night (3/13/21) Martinez was knocked out by Davey Grant at 3:03 of the second round

UFC Fight Night (10/18/20) Martinez won a three round unanimous decision over Thomas Almeida

UFC Fight Night (8/1/20) Martinez stopped Frankie Saenz via strikes at :57 of the third round

UFC 247 (2/8/20) Martinez lost a three round split decision to Andre Ewell

UFC Fight Night (7/13/19) Martinez knocked out Liu Pingyuan at 3:53 of the third round

UFC 234 (2/9/19) Martinez won a three round unanimous decision over Wuliji Buren

UFC Fight Night (10/27/18) Martinez lost a three round unanimous decision to Andre Soukhamthath

When and why did you start training for fighting? I was a troublemaker, so my parents put me in Taekwondo. I started at the age of 15, and after that, I transferred to MMA

What ranks and titles have you held? I hold the 125 and 135 belts for XFN

What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC? It’s a really good feeling. I’m excited to put on a show and show that I belong in there.

Specific accomplishments in amateur competition? 7-2 with five knockouts as an amateur

Ranks in any martial arts styles: Blue belt in BJJ

Favorite grappling technique: Triangle and armbar

Favorite Striking technique: Jab