Kyler Phillips Ufc

Kyler John Phillips
BornJune 12, 1995 (age 25)
Torrance, California, United States
Other namesMatrix
NationalityAmerican
Height5 ft 8 in (1.73 m)
Weight135 lb (61 kg; 9 st 9 lb)
DivisionBantamweight
Reach72.0 in (183 cm)[1]
Fighting out ofPhoenix, Arizona
TeamMMA Lab
Years active2016–present
Mixed martial arts record
Total10
Wins9
By knockout5
By submission1
By decision3
Losses1
By decision1
Mixed martial arts record from Sherdog
Kyler phillips ufc fights

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  • LAS VEGAS – Kyler Phillips beat Song Yadong with a unanimous decision Saturday on the preliminary card at UFC 259 in Las Vegas. Take a look inside the fight with Phillips, who won for the fourth straight time. “I was super impressed by the fight. I wasn’t super impressed by myself, but I was.
  • Kyler 'Matrix' Phillips is locked and loaded for UFC 259. The 25-year-old will square off against fellow 135-pounder Yadong Song on Saturday at the UFC Apex in Las Vegas. The three-round bout will take place on the undercard of Jan Blachowicz's first defense of the light heavyweight world title against reigning 185-pound titleholder, the undefeated.

Kyler John Phillips (born June 12, 1995) is an American mixed martial artist who competes in the Bantamweight division of the Ultimate Fighting Championship. As of March 9, 2021 he is #14 in the UFC bantamweight rankings.[3]

Background[edit]

At the age of 3, Phillip's father took him to the Gracie Academy out of Torrance, California, where he developed a life long love for it. At the age of 12, Phillips took part in pankration fights and had his first MMA fight at the age of 16. Phillips also wrestled at Temecula Valley High School. He is a Carlson Gracie BJJ Brown belt, and a Nikidokai black/red belt under grandmaster Hanshi Nico. Among some other accomplishments of Phillips are IBJJF jiu-jitsu world champion blue belt (2012), California State judo champion (2010), and California Southern Section CIF wrestling champion at 138 lbs (2013).[4]

Mixed martial arts career[edit]

Early career[edit]

After a 4-0 record on the regional scene, including an impressive win at LFA 13 against Jonathan Quiroz[5], was invited to first season of Dana White's Contender Series in 2017, when he only needed 46 seconds to stop James Gray Jr. While not being offered a contract to the UFC, he was brought in to compete on The Ultimate Fighter: Undefeated.[6]

On the show he lost a majority decision to eventual season winner Brad Katona. Then came his first official pro defeat, a split decision to Victor Henry in a 2018 bout before a head kick knockout of Emeka Ifekandu in 2019 earned him his call to the Octagon.[7]

Ultimate Fighting Championship[edit]

Phillips made his UFC debut against Gabriel Silva on February 29, 2020 at UFC Fight Night: Benavidez vs. Figueiredo. He won the bout in dominant fashion via unanimous decision.[8] This win earned him the Fight of the Night bonus.[9][10]

Phillips faced Cameron Else on October 4, 2020 at UFC on ESPN: Holm vs. Aldana. Play sweet bonanza. He won the bout via stoppage due to elbows on the ground in the second round.[11] This win earned him the Performance of the Night bonus.[12]

Phillips faced Yadong Song on March 6, 2021 at UFC 259.[13] He won the bout via unanimous decision. [14]

Championships and achievements[edit]

Mixed martial arts[edit]

  • Ultimate Fighting Championship
    • Performance of the Night (One time) vs. Cameron Else[12]
    • Fight of the Night (One time) vs. Gabriel Silva[9]

Kyler Phillips Ufc Highlights

Mixed martial arts record[edit]

Professional record breakdown
10 matches9 wins1 loss
By knockout50
By submission10
By decision31
Res.RecordOpponentMethodEventDateRoundTimeLocationNotes
Win9–1Song YadongDecision (unanimous)UFC 259March 6, 202135:00Las Vegas, Nevada, United States
Win8–1Cameron ElseTKO (elbows)UFC on ESPN: Holm vs. AldanaOctober 4, 202020:44Abu Dhabi, United Arab EmiratesPerformance of the Night.
Win7–1Gabriel SilvaDecision (unanimous)UFC Fight Night: Benavidez vs. FigueiredoFebruary 29, 202035:00Norfolk, Virginia, United StatesFight of the Night.
Win6–1Emeka IfekanduKO (head kick)LFA 59February 1, 201912:30Phoenix, Arizona, United States
Loss5–1Victor HenryDecision (split)CXF 15: Rage in the CageOctober 20, 201835:00Burbank, California, United States
Win5–0James GrayTKO (elbows and punches)Dana White's Contender Series 4August 1, 201710:46Las Vegas, Nevada, United States
Win4–0Jonathan QuirozDecision (unanimous)LFA 13June 2, 201735:00Burbank, California, United States
Win3–0George GarciaTKO (punches)CXF 5: Night of ChampionsDecember 17, 201612:55Studio City, California, United States
Win2–0PJ Ste-MarieSubmission (calf slicer)CXF 4: Fighting for LiamSeptember 10, 201614:37Studio City, California, United States
Win1–0Taylor AlfaroTKO (punches)CXF 1: The ReturnMarch 4, 201612:30Studio City, California, United StatesBantamweight debut.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

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  1. ^'Stats UFC'. ufcstats.com. Retrieved 2020-10-04.
  2. ^'Stats UFC'. ufcstats.com. Retrieved 2021-03-07.
  3. ^'UFC Rankings UFC.com'. www.ufc.com. Retrieved 2021-03-10.
  4. ^Bitter, Shawn (18 March 2019). 'Welcome to the UFC: Kyler Phillips'. Cageside Press. Retrieved 23 February 2021.
  5. ^'LFA 13 results: Curtis Millender proves tougher, wins all-out war with Kevin Holland'. MMA Junkie. 3 June 2017. Retrieved 22 February 2021.
  6. ^''The Ultimate Fighter 27' cast of undefeated competitors revealed'. MMA Junkie. 26 January 2018.
  7. ^McCarter, Nathan. 'TUF Alum Leaves Fans Awestruck After Kick Combo Knockout at LFA 59'. Bleacher Report. Retrieved 22 February 2021.
  8. ^Bitter, Shawn (29 February 2020). 'UFC Norfolk Results: Kyler Phillips Wins Unanimous Decision in Debut'. Cageside Press. Retrieved 22 February 2021.
  9. ^ abRyan Galloway (2020-10-04). 'UFC Fight Night: Holm Vs. Aldana Bonuses'. lowkickmma.com. Retrieved 2020-10-04.
  10. ^'UFC Norfolk bonuses: Megan Anderson, Jordan Griffin earn $50,000 each for impressive finishes'. mmafighting.com. 2020-02-29.
  11. ^Vreeland, Daniel (3 October 2020). 'UFC Fight Island 4 Results: Kyler Phillips Dominates, Stops Cameron Else in 2nd'. Cageside Press. Retrieved 22 February 2021.
  12. ^ abRyan Galloway (2020-10-04). 'UFC Fight Night: Holm Vs. Aldana Bonuses'. lowkickmma.com. Retrieved 2020-10-04.
  13. ^DNA, MMA (2021-01-08). 'Song Yadong treft Kyler Phillips tijdens UFC 259 op 6 maart'. MMA DNA. Retrieved 2021-01-09.
  14. ^Anderson, Jay (6 March 2021). 'UFC 259 Results: Kyler Phillips Tops Song Yadong After Entertaining 15 Minutes'. Cageside Press. Retrieved 7 March 2021.
  15. ^Sherdog.com. 'Kyler Phillips'. Sherdog. Retrieved 2020-08-07.

External links[edit]

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  • Professional MMA record for Kyler Phillips from Sherdog
  • Kyler Phillips at UFC

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