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Steve Bruno

5 ft 10 in (1.78 m)

Mixed martial artist

170 lb (77 kg; 12 st)

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November 3, 1981 (age 42) Brooklyn, New York, United States (


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Steve Bruno is an American professional mixed martial artist currently competing in the Welterweight division. A professional competitor since 2001, Bruno has formerly competed for the UFC and the IFL.


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Early career

Bruno started his mixed martial arts career in May 2001, when he faced Opie Barr at Rumble in Chula Vista 1. He won the fight via armbar submission. Following this, Bruno would compile a professional record of 11–3 before signing with the UFC in mid-2008.

Ultimate Fighting Championship

With a record of 11–3, Bruno signed with the Ultimate Fighting Championship. He was expected to face Chad Reiner in his debut at UFC Fight Night 10 on June 12, 2007. However, Bruno was forced out of the bout due to injury and was replaced by Anthony Johnson.

Bruno was then scheduled to face Chris Wilson at UFC 86 on July 5, 2008. However, the fight would be postponed and instead took place at UFC 87 on August 9, 2008. Bruno lost the fight via unanimous decision.

Bruno was expected to face Luke Cummo at UFC: Fight for the Troops on December 10, 2008. However, Cummo was forced out of the bout due to injury and was replaced by Johnny Rees. He won the bout via second round rear-naked choke.

In his third fight in the promotion, Bruno faced Matthew Riddle at UFC Fight Night: Lauzon vs. Stephens on February 7, 2009. He lost the fight via unanimous decision, and was subsequently released from the promotion after dropping to 1–2.

Post-UFC career

Fighting outside of the UFC, Bruno faced Clayton McKinney at AFL: Rumble on the Rock on September 25, 2009. He won the fight via D'arce choke. He then faced Robert Thompson at MFA: New Generation 3 on September 18, 2010. He won the fight via submission (punches).

Bruno moved to 3–0 since his UFC release, when he won a unanimous decision over Anderson Melo at Fight Time 10 on June 22, 2012. In his latest fight, Bruno faced Keith Johnson at Fight Time 12 on November 2, 2012. He lost the fight via TKO, snapping his three fight winning streak.

Coaching Career

Bruno is currently a striking coach at American Top Team.

Personal life

Before starting his mixed martial arts career, Bruno was a Naval Air Crewman and Rescue Swimmer in the United States Navy.


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