John Gunther - Official UFC® Profile
John
Gunther
7-2-0( W-L-D )
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Fight History

Skill Breakdown

Charts are compiled based on results from 2 fights.
Record: 7-2-0
Summary: Well-rounded

Fighter Info

Nickname: The Machine
From: Erie, Pennsylvania United States
Fights Out Of: Cleveland, Ohio United States
Age: 32
Height: 5' 9" ( 175 cm )
Weight: 155 lb ( 70 kg )
Reach 72"

Striking

Total Attempted Strikes
0
74
38% Successful
28
Types of Successful Strikes
0
28
75% Standing
18%
21
5
2
Striking Defense
46
%
The percentage of total strikes avoided

Grappling

Total Takedowns
0
19
42% Successful
8
Grappling Totals by Type
 
 
Subm.
Passes
Sweeps
0
3
0
Takedown Defense
N/A
The percentage of total takedowns avoided
Result Fighters Event Str TD Sub Pass Method Replay Awards
Loss
John Gunther
Nov 10, 2018
4
1
1
0
1
0
2
0
R1 Submission
Win
John Gunther
Jul 6, 2018
27
59
8
0
0
1
3
0
R3 Decision - Majority

Biography

When and why did you start training for fighting? I just started. I watched some videos on YouTube the other day, because that's the way I do things. Because I can.

What ranks and titles have you held? I got to hold the heavyweight title belt...Briefly, before Stipe caught me and took it...

Do you have any heroes? Yosemite Sam is my hero. He has a badass mustache and also a great attitude towards life.

What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC? Fighting in the UFC means the opportunity to test myself against the baddest dudes in the world. It's an incredible opportunity.

Did you go to college and if so what degree did you earn? I went to a small community college. I didn't go for any type of degree. I just took a bunch of random classes that interested me.

What was your job before you started fighting?  I've done a little bit of everything as far as work. Masonry, farming, wood turning, framing, and I currently shear alpacas and fight.

Specific accomplishments in amateur competition? NAAFS welterweight Champ, RFO middle weight champ.

Specific accomplishments in pro competition? Undefeated Llama wrestling champion 1000 - 0

Ranks in any martial arts styles: Jiu-jitsu blue belt

Favorite grappling technique: The bare naked choke

Favorite Striking technique: Anything that misses my head

 
• Team Miocic on TUF 27

• Pro since 2015

• Two wins by KO, one by submission (guillotine)

• Two first round finishes

Career

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