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Sean Strickland: Fighter Profile

Everything you need to know about American fighter Sean Strickland.

This will include his record, age, height/weight, next fight, last fight and more.

Sean Strickland record

Strickland is currently 28-6 in his MMA career and is 15-6 in the UFC.

Strickland started his professional MMA career with a perfect record of 12-0 in various promotions before breaking into the UFC in March of 2014.

His UFC debut was a submission win against Robert McDaniel. He followed up this debut win with another win against Luke Barnett in May of 2014 by split decision.

Strickland then suffered his first UFC loss to Santiago Ponzinibbio by unanimous decision in February of 2015. He bounced back strongly after this loss with three consecutive wins, before losing to Kamaru Usman in April of 2017. 

After the loss to Usman, Strickland went 1-1 over his next two fights before rattling off six consecutive victories, his longest win streak in the UFC and second longest win streak in his MMA career.

His most notable wins during this streak include Brendan Allen, Krzysztof Jotko, Uriah Hall, and Jack Hermansson. 

He followed up his winning streak by losing two fights in a row, to Alex Pereira and Jared Cannonier, the longest losing streak of his MMA and UFC career.

Following that losing streak, Strickland won three fights in a row, most notably against Abus Magomedov, which earned him a Performance of the Night bonus, and Israel Adesanya, which earned him the Middleweight title and another Performance of the Night bonus.

Strickland dropped the title to Dricus Du Plessis at UFC 297 on January 20, 2024, in a decision loss. The two fighters took home Fight of the Night bonuses.

Over the course of his career, Strickland has won 13 fights by decision, 11 fights by KO/TKO, and 4 fights by submission. He has lost four times by decision, twice by KO/TKO, and never by submission.

Sean Strickland Next Fight

Strickland’s next fight is yet to be announced.

Sean Strickland Last Fight

Strickland’s last fight was a Middleweight title defense against Dricus Du Plessis at UFC 297. Strickland lost the fight - and his title - via decision.

Strickland out-struck Du Plessis 183-140, but Du Plessis' six takedowns to Strickland's zero made the difference in the judges' eyes.

Sean Strickland Age

Strickland was born on February 27th, 1991 in Anaheim, California. He is currently 32 years old.

Sean Strickland Height and Weight

Strickland is 6-foot-1 and weighs 185 pounds. He has a 76-inch reach and has fought in three different divisions over the course of his career.

This includes the Light Heavyweight division, the Welterweight division, and currently the Middleweight division where he holds the title.

Sean Strickland Net Worth

Strickland has a net worth of an estimated $1.5million.

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