|Other names The Tooth Fairy|
Name Andy Murad
|Height 5 ft 9 in (1.75 m)|
|Weight 179 lb (81 kg; 12.8 st)|
Division Welterweight Middleweight Heavyweight
Andy murad vs ty holder january 19 2013 xplode fight series vengeance
Andy Murad is an American mixed martial artist currently competing for Bellator MMA. A professional competitor since 2003, he has also formerly competed for King of the Cage.
- Andy murad vs ty holder january 19 2013 xplode fight series vengeance
- Andy murad vs justin carr may 18 2013 devastation
- Early career
- Bellator MMA
Andy murad vs justin carr may 18 2013 devastation
Born in Detroit, Michigan, Murad moved to San Diego, California at a young age. Murad competing in high school wrestling before picking up Brazilian jiu-jitsu under the tutelage of Dean Lister. Murad then began competing in Muay Thai before making the transition to mixed martial arts.
Murad made his professional debut with King of the Cage in the summer of 2003, winning via first-round TKO. He then compiled a record of 6-0 before being signed by Bellator.
Murad made his promotional debut at Bellator 99 against Gavin Sterritt on September 13, 2013 in a Catchweight bout of 173 lbs. Murad was handed his first professional defeat via split decision.
Murad then faced Ricky Rainey in a Catchweight of 180 lbs. at Bellator 116 on April 16, 2014. He lost via first-round TKO.
After taking winning his next two fights outside of the promotion and capturing the Gladiator Challenge Middleweight Championship, Murad made his Bellator return at Bellator 131 against Bubba Pugh on November 15, 2014. He won via split decision.
Murad won his next four fights (three submission and one TKO) before returning at Bellator 160 on August 26, 2016 against Johnny Cisneros in a Catchweight of 175 lbs. He won via unanimous decision.