Bryan Battle is a professional mixed martial artist from Charlotte, North Carolina, United States. He is 6’2″ tall and he competes in the middleweight division.
Nicknamed Pooh Bear, Battle was born in Springfield, Missouri, USA. Here are 13 more things about him:
- As an amateur MMA fighter, he defeated Alex Pokki, Edward Sponeybarger and Harley Rabon in 2017.
- He was still an amateur MMA fighter when he defeated Brandon Schofield, Brandon Hunt Jr., Impa Kasanganay, Cody Brundage and Donterry Woods in 2018.
- On July 13, 2019, he made his professional MMA debut at “Fight For It 7” in Hickory, North Carolina where he defeated Zac Dalen via unanimous decision.
- On September 14, 2019, he was submitted via arm bar by Nickalas Martino at “Fight For it 8” in Hickory.
- On November 23, 2019, he submitted Aaron Chambers via triangle choke at “Fight For It 9” in Hickory.
- On August 15, 2020, he submitted Garrett Fosdyck at “Showcase MMA 13” in Kingsport, Tennessee, USA.
- On November 6, 2020, he knocked out Josh Krizan at “HRMMA 116” in Elizabethton, Kentucky, USA.
- On February 6, 2021, he submitted Ben Fowler at “HR MMA 117” in Shepherdsville, Kentucky.
- He was the middleweight champion of “The Ultimate Fighter” Season 29. He defeated Kemran Lachinov via unanimous decision on May 6, 2021 and Andre Petroski via ninja choke submission on May 20, 2020 both at the UFC Apex in Enterprise, Nevada, USA.
- He was 26 years old when he joined the UFC in 2021.
- On August 28, 2021, he made his UFC debut at “UFC on ESPN 30” at the UFC Apex in Enterprise where he submitted Gilbert Urbina via rear-naked choke.
- On February 5, 2022, he defeated Tresean Gore via unanimous decision at “UFC Fight Night 200” at the UFC Apex in Enterprise.
- On August 6, 2022, he knocked out Takashi Sato at “UFC Vegas 59” at the UFC Apex in Enterprise, which improved his professional MMA record to 8 wins and 1 loss.