|Other names The Disciple|
Reach 71.0 in (180 cm)
|Height 5 ft 10 in (1.78 m)|
Name Chad Laprise
Weight 170 lb (77 kg; 12 st)
Role Mixed Martial Artist
|Born July 23, 1986 (age 29)
Chatham, Ontario, Canada (1986-07-23) |
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Chad Laprise (born July 23, 1986) is a Canadian professional mixed martial artist currently competing for the UFC in the lightweight division. A professional competitor since 2010, Laprise won The Ultimate Fighter Nations: Canada vs. Australia, and has also formerly competed for Bellator MMA.
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- Early career
- Bellator MMA
- The Ultimate Fighter Nations
- Ultimate Fighting Championship
- Championships and awards
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Laprise began his professional MMA career in June 2010 in his native Canada. In his first year fighting, he amassed a record of 4-0, with all of the wins coming via TKO in the first round.
Laprise fought for the Bellator MMA promotion twice in 2012. He defeated Josh Taveirne by submission in the first round at Bellator 64 in April and then returned to defeat Ainsley Robinson by decision at Bellator 76 in October.
The Ultimate Fighter: Nations
In December 2013, it was announced that Laprise would be a cast member on The Ultimate Fighter Nations: Canada vs. Australia, representing Canada at welterweight. On the show, Laprise first defeated Chris Indich via decision and Kajan Johnson via second round knockout. Laprise won the show by defeating Olivier Aubin-Mercier by split decision at The Ultimate Fighter Nations Finale. He was also the recipient of bonus awards for Fight of the Season and Performance of the Season.
Ultimate Fighting Championship
Laprise faced Yosdenis Cedeno in a lightweight bout on October 4, 2014 at UFC Fight Night 54. He won the fight via unanimous decision.
Laprise next faced Bryan Barberena on April 25, 2015 at UFC 186. Laprise won the fight by unanimous decision. The win also earned Laprise his first Fight of the Night bonus award.
Laprise faced Francisco Trinaldo on August 23, 2015 at UFC Fight Night 74. Laprise lost the fight via TKO in the first round.
Laprise was expected to face Alan Patrick on March 20, 2016 at UFC Fight Night 85. However, Laprise faced Ross Pearson at the event after Pearson's initial opponent Abel Trujillo was removed from their fight due to alleged visa issues restricted his travel to Australia. Patrick remained on the card against promotional newcomer Damien Brown. Laprise lost the fight via split decision.
Laprise next faced Thibault Gouti on August 27, 2016 at UFC on Fox 21. After missing weight for the fight, coming in four pounds heavy, He won the fight via TKO in the first round.
Laprise was expected to face Li Jingliang in a welterweight bout on December 10, 2016 at UFC 206. However, Laprise pulled out of the fight on November 16 citing an undisclosed injury.
Laprise faced Brian Camozzi on July 8, 2017 at UFC 213. He won the fight via TKO in the third round.. He also earned the Performance of the Night for this win.