Tom
Watson
17-7-0( W-L-D )

Fight History

Skill Breakdown

Charts are compiled based on results from 6 fights.
Record: 17-7-0
Summary: Striking

Fighter Info

Nickname: Kong
From: Southampton England
Fights Out Of: Southampton England
Age: 32
Height: 6' 1" ( 185 cm )
Weight: 185 lb ( 84 kg )
Degree: Media and Cultural Studies

Striking

Total Attempted Strikes
0
612
47% Successful
289
Types of Successful Strikes
0
289
70% Standing
28%
202
80
7
Striking Defense
51
%
The percentage of total strikes avoided

Grappling

Total Takedowns
0
6
0% Successful
0
Grappling Totals by Type
 
 
Subm.
Passes
Sweeps
0
0
0
Takedown Defense
47
%
The percentage of total takedowns avoided
Result Fighters Event Str TD Sub Pass Method Replay
UPCOMING
Rafael Natal
UFC 183: Silva vs. Diaz
Jan 31, 2015
-- -- -- -- --
Tom Watson -- -- -- --
Win
Tom Watson Aug 16, 2014
85 0 0 0 R3 Decision - Unanimous
Sam Alvey 82 0 0 0
Loss
Nick Catone Feb 1, 2014
31 5 0 3 R3 Decision - Split
Tom Watson 50 0 0 0
Loss
Thales Leites Aug 3, 2013
51 5 3 6 R3 Decision - Unanimous
Tom Watson 33 0 0 0
Win
Tom Watson Feb 16, 2013
56 0 0 0 R2 KO/TKO
Stanislav Nedkov 39 5 0 0
Loss
Tom Watson Sep 29, 2012
65 0 0 0 R3 Decision - Split
Brad Tavares 83 5 0 1

Biography

TRAINING: About 7:30 am every weekday Miss Jones brings up my tea tray and insists I dress. It is unacceptable to be seen in my dressing gown outside of my bedroom she tells me, and just for this I may wear it to the weigh-ins. A man in his robe to the public, a genuine stance of defiance. You see, I have to change my clothes about four times a day from the sweat-drenched training attire provided by Lonsdale into something more comfortable. As trivial as this sounds, it's rather a grind. With training starting at 9, resuming again around 2.30 followed by an evening class, the changing is almost unbearable. As you can imagine not only does this issue of such frequent changing irritate me greatly but it also keeps my maid quite busy. Maids are not cheap. Weekends the days are differing but still typical. Early morning, I jog. Afternoons I choose to read, sew (just kidding) or call on friends. One of my favorite social activities is hosting a tea party but I don't get too much time for that these days. Sadly, most Americans aren't too fond of the stuff.

When and why did you start training for fighting?
My fight career began at 16 years old, when I realized that by living a few years of my life like most won't, I could live the rest of my life like most can't.

What ranks and titles have you held?
UCMMA Middleweight MMA Champion, 3 time BAMMA Middleweight World Champion, ISKA Cruiserweight British Champion, 3 time ABA Southern Counties Champion, Full Contact Unlicensed Boxing Champion, Cliff Richard Invitational Chess Champion 1991

Do you have any heroes?
Karen and Michael J Watson

What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC?
Anywhere that I can represent Queen and Country is a great honor.

Did you go to college and if so what degree did you earn?
BA (Honours) Degree of the highest order in Media and Cultural Studies

What was your job before you started fighting?
Agricultural land owner and licensed slaughterman

Specific accomplishments in amateur competition?
Amateur Boxing Standout 2006, Multiple ABA Southern Counties Champion

Specific accomplishments in pro competition?
MFC Knockout of the Year 2010, Five Time Fight of the Night Winner, Three time Knockout of the Night Winner, Longest Reigning BAMMA Champion

Ranks in any martial arts styles: BJJ Purple Belt

Favorite grappling technique:
The one that works

Favorite striking technique:
Repeat as above
•    Pro since 2006

•    Eight wins by KO, one by submission

•    Six first round finishes

•    Has won five of his last eight

•    Owns wins over Murilo “Ninja” Rua, Alex Reid, Matt Horwich, John Maguire.

•    Has also faced Xavier Foupa-Pokam, Daijiro Matsui, and Jesse Taylor.

Career

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