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Blake Bilder biography: 13 things about UFC fighter from Costa Mesa, California

Blake Bilder is an undefeated professional mixed martial artist fighting out of Costa Mesa, Orange County, California, United States. He previously lived in Saint Paul, Ramsey County, Minnesota, USA.

Bilder is 5’8″ tall and he competes in the featherweight division. His fight name is El Animal.


As an amateur MMA fighter, Bilder defeated Bobby Weeks in 2012, Douglas Deback in 2013, Sam Hernandez in 2014, Zachary Buros-Nash in 2015 and James Reed, Clay Uddley and Charles Anozie in 2016. On February 24, 2018, Bilder made his professional MMA debut at the King of the Cage event “Energetic Pursuit” in Ontario, California where he submitted Matt Gomez via inverted triangle choke.

Currently, Bilder is signed with the Ultimate Fighting Championship, which is based in Las Vegas, Clark County, Nevada, USA. Here are 13 more things about him:

  1. In August 2014, he visited Fort Worth, Texas, USA.
  2. In February 2015, he visited Westminster, Colorado, USA. In December 2015, he visited Orlando, Florida, USA.
  3. In December 2016, he visited McDonough, Georgia, USA.
  4. In June 2017, he visited different parts of the Philippines including Makati City, Metro Manila and Puerto Galera, Oriental Mindoro.
  5. On July 6, 2018, he defeated Julian Baez via majority decision at “CXF 13” n Burbank, California.
  6. On September 8, 2018, his fight against Dennis Linton at the KOTC event “Demolition 2” in Lincoln City, Oregon, USA ended in a split draw.
  7. On July 6, 2019, he defeated Derion Chapman via unanimous decision at “Lights Out Xtreme Fighting 2” in Burbank, California.
  8. In June 2020, he visited Minturn, Colorado.
  9. On March 25, 2021, he submitted Cain Lugar via armbar at “Caged Aggression 30” in Davenport, Iowa, USA.
  10. On December 17, 2021, he defeated Frank Buenafuente via technical submission via triangle choke at the Cage Fury Fighting Championships event “CFFC 107” in Atlantic City, New Jersey, USA.
  11. On April 15, 2022, he defeated Regivaldo Carvalho via technical knockout via punches at “CFFC 107” in Atlantic City.
  12. On August 30, 2022, he submitted Alex Morgan via rear-naked choke at “Dana White’s Contender Series 22” Week 6 in Enterprise, Nevada.
  13. He was 32 years old when he made his UFC debut at “UFC 284” in Perth, Australia where he defeated Shane Young via unanimous decision, which improved his professional MMA record to 8 win, 0 loss and 1 draw.

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