Tyson
Griffin
15-6-0( W-L-D )

Fight History

Skill Breakdown

Charts are compiled based on results from 15 fights.
Record: 15-6-0
Summary: Aggressive ground and pound

Fighter Info

From: Sacramento, California USA
Age: 31
Height: 5' 6" ( 167 cm )
Weight: 145 lb ( 65 kg )

Striking

Total Attempted Strikes
0
1455
42% Successful
612
Types of Successful Strikes
0
612
74% Standing
14%
12%
455
83
74
Striking Defense
65
%
The percentage of total strikes avoided

Grappling

Total Takedowns
0
44
45% Successful
20
Grappling Totals by Type
 
 
Subm.
Passes
Sweeps
10
1
1
Takedown Defense
60
%
The percentage of total takedowns avoided

Biography

Training: Up and at the gym by 9 for conditioning and technique then I go home, eat, take a nap, and back to the gym at 5 for sparring

When and why did you start training for fighting? I started learning the submission game in 2003. I wrestled all four years in high school and one year in Junior College. The more I learned, the more I wanted to train and keep learning. I started learning Muay Thai and boxing, one thing led to another, and I started fighting in MMA in 2004.

What ranks and titles have you held? Gladiator Challenge Bantamweight Title

Do you have any heroes? My mom

What is your favorite technique? Putting people to sleep with my hands.

What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC? It is an honor to compete in the UFC. It validates all hard work and all the hours in the gym. The UFC provides an opportunity to compete against the best level of competition.

Did you go to college and if so what degree did you earn? One year of junior college.

What was your job before you started fighting? Construction worker

Career

Trained With

Gray Maynard
Gray Maynard
12-6-1, 1NC
( W-L-D )
Evan Dunham
Evan Dunham
15-6-0
( W-L-D )

Key Opponents

Urijah Faber
Urijah Faber
32-8-0
( W-L-D )
Manny Gamburyan
Manny Gamburyan
17-9-0, 1NC
( W-L-D )

Key Fights

Result
Opponent
Event
Replay
Win
Rafael dos Anjos UFC® Fight Night™ CONDIT vs KAMPMANN

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