Austin Vanderford - Official UFC® Profile
4-0-0( W-L-D )
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Fight History

Skill Breakdown

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Record: 4-0-0
Summary: Freestyle

Fighter Info

Nickname: AK-47
From: Santa Rosa, California United States
Fights Out Of: Portland, Oregon United States
Age: 30
Height: 5' 11" ( 180 cm )
Weight: 170 lb ( 77 kg )
Reach 74"


TRAINING: Three training sessions: strength and conditioning, grappling and striking

Thoughts on opponent, Angelo Trevino? He’s a well-rounded fighter from a very good camp.

When and why did you start training for fighting? I started heavy in 2015 and wanted to continue competing after wrestling in college. I wanted to test myself against the best.

What titles have you held? Two-time NAIA All-American and National champ, CageSport 170-pound champ.

What would it mean for you to fight in the UFC? It would mean all the hard work paid off.

Did you go to college and if so what degree did you earn? Yes. Sociology

What was your job before you started fighting? Commercial fisherman in Ninilchik, Alaska, Personal trainer and wrestling coach.

Specific accomplishments in amateur competition? Undefeated belt holder in 3 different promotions.

Ranks in any martial arts styles: Black belt in wrestling.

Favorite grappling technique: Ground-and-pound

Favorite Striking technique: Face punching

  • Pro since 2017
  • One win by KO, one by submission (RNC)
  • One first round finish
  • Engaged to UFC flyweight Paige VanZant


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