|Other names The Gremlin|
Weight 57 kg
Reach 67.0 in (170 cm)
Height 1.65 m
|Division Flyweight (125 lb)|
Role Mixed Martial Artist
Name Danny Martinez
Wins by knockout 8
|Born June 14, 1985 (age 30)
Tempe, Arizona, United States (1985-06-14) |
Fighting out of San Diego, California, United States
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Danny Martinez (born June 14, 1985) is an American mixed martial artist who competed in the Ultimate Fighting Championship's flyweight division. Martinez fights in flyweight division of the Absolute Championship Berkut.
- Ufc 193 danny martinez wants neil seery or louis smolka next
- FIRST ROUND KO DANNY MARTINEZ FIGHTERS REP 2 MMA
- Early MMA career
- Ultimate Fighting Championship
- Absolute Championship Berkut
- Championships and Accomplishments
FIRST ROUND KO DANNY MARTINEZ - FIGHTERS REP 2 - MMA
Martinez wrestled at Marcos de Niza High School and then attended Pima Community College where he wrestled and trained with the likes of Efrain Escudero, Jamie Varner, and Anthony Birchak.
Early MMA career
A native Arizonan, Montague began his mixed martial arts career in 2006, competing first at lightweight and then featherweight in regional promotions, primarily across the Southwestern United States. Martinez faced former UFC title challenger Mark Hominick in 2008, where Hominick defeated Martinez via unanimous decision. Martinez compiled a professional record of 11-2, before facing Joseph Benavidez in a bantamweight bout on December 3, 2008 at WEC 37. Benavidez defeated Martinez via unanimous decision.
Over the next few years, Martinez dropped in weight class to the flyweight division, and also had a brief stint on The Ultimate Fighter 18. Martinez was defeated in an elimination bout by future finalist, Davey Grant.
Ultimate Fighting Championship
On the heels of a 6-1 run for regional promotions, Martinez signed with the UFC in January 2014. He made his promotional debut as a short notice replacement, filling in for Kyoji Horiguchi against Chris Cariaso on February 1, 2014 at UFC 169. Cariaso defeated Martinez via unanimous decision.
Martinez faced Scott Jorgensen on June 7, 2014 at UFC Fight Night 42. Jorgensen defeated Martinez via unanimous decision. Their performance earned both participants Fight of the Night honors.
Martinez faced promotional newcomer Sirwan Kakai in a bantamweight bout on June 27, 2015 at UFC Fight Night 70. Martinez lost the fight via unanimous decision.
Martinez face Richie Vaculik on November 15, 2015 at UFC 193. He won the fight via unanimous decision.
Absolute Championship Berkut
Martinez faced Darren Mima on January 13, 2017 at ACB 51. He won the fight by unanimous decision.