Matt
Veach
11-2-0( W-L-D )

Fight History

Skill Breakdown

Charts are compiled based on results from 3 fights.
Record: 11-2-0
Summary: Takedowns, strength, world-class training partners

Fighter Info

From: Springfield, Illinois USA
Age: 32
Height: 5' 7" ( 170 cm )
Weight: 155 lb ( 70 kg )

Striking

Total Attempted Strikes
0
80
29% Successful
23
Types of Successful Strikes
0
23
52% Standing
30%
17%
12
7
4
Striking Defense
45
%
The percentage of total strikes avoided

Grappling

Total Takedowns
0
13
38% Successful
5
Grappling Totals by Type
 
 
Subm.
Passes
Sweeps
2
3
0
Takedown Defense
100
%
The percentage of total takedowns avoided
Result Fighters Event Str TD Sub Pass Method Replay
Loss
Paul Kelly Apr 10, 2010
47 0 3 4 R2 Submission
Matt Veach 4 1 2 3
Loss
Frankie Edgar Dec 5, 2009
25 0 1 1 R2 Submission
Matt Veach 7 3 0 0
Win
Matt Veach Feb 7, 2009
12 1 0 0 R1 KO/TKO
Matt Grice 29 0 1 2

Biography

TUF Bio

Training: Strength and conditioning in the morning, and sparring at night.

When and why did you start training for fighting? I started fighting in 2006 because I like to compete.

What ranks and titles have you held?
Division I national qualifier in wrestling at Eastern Illinois University, placed third in State in high school wrestling.

Do you have any heroes?
Jesus

What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC?
It's a great opportunity and a dream come true.

Did you go to college and if so what degree did you earn?
Psychology

What was your job before you started fighting?
Worked at a juvenile detention center, and did construction work.

Favorite grappling technique:
Kimura

Favorite striking technique:
Right cross

Career

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