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Welterweight Division

"Caramel Thunder"

Miguel Baeza

Welterweight Division

10-4-0 (W-L-D)


Wins by Knockout


First Round Finishes

Miguel Baeza

athlete record


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

Place of Birth
Fort Lauderdale, United States
Fighting style
Octagon Debut
Oct. 12, 2019
Leg reach
  • Pro since 2015
  • Seven wins by KO, one by submission (Arm triangle)
  • Four first-round finishes

UFC on ESPN (6/8/24) Baeza lost a three round unanimous decision to Punahele Soriano 

UFC on ESPN (4/16/22) Baeza was stopped by Andre Fialho via strikes at 4:39 of the first round

UFC Fight Night (11/13/21) Baeza was stopped by Khaos Williams via strikes at 1:02 of the third round

UFC Fight Night (6/5/21) Baeza lost a three round unanimous decision to Santiago Ponzinibbio

UFC on ESPN (11/28/20) Baeza submitted Takashi Sato via arm triangle choke at 4:28 of the second round

UFC on ESPN (5/16/20) Baeza stopped Matt Brown via strikes at :18 of the second round

UFC Fight Night (10/12/19) Baeza stopped Hector Aldana via strikes at 2:32 of the second round


Dana White's Contender Series, Season 3

Episode 2 (6/25/19) Baeza won a three round unanimous decision over Victor Reyna

When and why did you start training for fighting? I saw the first Ultimate Fighter and decided from then on that’s what I wanted to do.

Do you have any heroes? Everyone who has sacrificed with me and helped me get here.

What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC? It means that I’m one of the top fighters in the world and a dream come true.

Did you go to college and if so what degree did you earn? I did one semester and thought, “This isn’t fighting.” 

What was your job before you started fighting? I had a lot of jobs, but mostly security and working in gyms teaching

Specific accomplishments in amateur competition? Four-time amateur champion, went undefeated (6-0).

Ranks in any martial arts styles: Black belt in BJJ

Favorite grappling technique: Breaking his will

Favorite striking technique: Breaking his face