full name: Victor Henry
fight name: La Mangosta
residence: Los Angeles, California, United States
weight division: bantamweight
current promotion: UFC
pro MMA record: 23-6
Victor Henry is a professional mixed martial artist fighting out of Los Angeles, California, United States. His fight name is La Mangosta.
Henry is 5’7″ tall. He competes in the bantamweight division.
Currently, Henry is signed with the Ultimate Fighting Championship, which is based in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA. Here are 13 more things about him:
- As an amateur MMA fighter, he defeated Gor Mnatsakanyan on September 18, 2009 and Jerry Shapiro on March 26, 2010.
- He won his first three professional MMA fights in Respect in the Cage. He defeated Dillion Croushorn on August 21, 2010, Gary Michaels on October 9, 2010 and Bobby Sanchez on January 21, 2012.
- In 2013, he defeated Bronson Casarez and Kevin Michel both via unanimous decision and submitted Jeff Martin via armbar.
- In 2014, he lost to Joe Murphy via split decision before he defeated Hideo Tokoro via technical knockout via punches and submitted Cory Vom Baur via armbar.
- In 2015, he submitted Masakatsu Ueda via kneebar at “Grandslam MMA 2” before he made his debut in Pancrase, where he defeated Taichi Nakajima via split decision and submitted Hidekazu Fukushima but lost to Shintaro Ishiwatari via unanimous decision.
- In 2016, he defeated Alan Yamaniha via unanimous decision at “Pancrase 277” but lost to Rafael Silva via split decision at “Pancrase 282”.
- On March 2017, he and Ueda had their rematch at “Pancrase 285” where he lost via unanimous decision.
- In 2018, he defeated Anderson dos Santos at “KOTC: Energetic Pursuit”, Takafumi Otsuka at “Deep: 85 Impact”, Kyler Phillips at “CXF 15: Rage in the Cage” and Denis Lavrentyev at “Russian Cagefighting Championship 5”.
- In 2019, he defeated Yuki Motoya at “Deep: 88 Impact”, Nikita Chistyakov at “RCC 6” and Trent Girdham at “Rizin 18”.
- In 2020, he defeated Masanori Kanehara at “Rizin 21” but lost to Lavrentyev in their rematch at Modern Fighting Pankration’s “Parus Fight Championship”.
- On October 30, 2021, he submitted Albert Morales at “Lights Out Xtreme Fighting 6” in Burbank, California and became the LOXF Bantamweight Champion.
- On January 22, 2022, he made his UFC debut at “UFC 270” in Anaheim, California where he defeated Raoni Barcelos via unanimous decision. On October 15, 2022, he lost to Raphael Assuncao via unanimous decision at “UFC Fight Night 212” in Enterprise, Nevada, which downgraded his professional MMA record to 22 wins and 6 losses.
- He was 35 years old when he defeated Tony Gravely via split decision at “UFC Fight Night 221” in Las Vegas on March 11, 2023.
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