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Austin Vanderford Fighter Statistics

Pro MMA Record: 11-2-0

Vanderford was born in Santa Rosa, California, before moving at the age of 9 months old to Ninilchik, Alaska and developing a taste for competitive sport while wrestling for his high school team, where he became a 2-time Alaska State Wrestling Champion (2007-160 lbs, 2006-152 lbs) both his junior and senior years. After moving to Southern Oregon University, Vanderford joined the wrestling team, becoming the NAIA National Wrestling Champion (184 lbs.) in 2012 and was a 2-time NAIA All-American wrestler. After finishing his college career graduating with a Bachelors degree, he took up a coaching job with the University for a couple off years, before following his desire to fight and moved swiftly on to the lower ranks of the welterweight MMA circuit and effortlessly winning all four bouts of his amateur career.

Last Fight: Aaron Jeffery
Age: 32
Height 5'11"
Weight 185 lbs
Nick Name: "The Gentleman"
Nationality: United States
Association: Gracie Barra Portland
11 Wins
KO / TKO
3
27%
Submission
3
27%
Decisions
5
45%
2 Losses
KO / TKO
2
100%
Submission
0
0%
Decisions
0
0%

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Reach 74.0 in (188 cm)
Style Wrestling
Team Gracie Barra Portland
Years active 2017–present
Spouse Paige VanZant ​(m. 2018)​

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Austin Vanderford next fight?
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Austin Vanderford last fight?
Austin Vanderford lost his last fight against Aaron Jeffery by TKO (Punches) on Aug. 12, 2022 at Bellator 284 - Gracie vs. Yamauchi.
Is Austin Vanderford retired?
Austin Vanderford last fought Aaron Jeffery 1 month 13 days ago, and should be considered active.
Should I bet on Austin Vanderford?
Austin Vanderford has a 84% win percentage, and has been favored to win in 83% of his fights.
Out of the 6 fights we have recorded, his opening odds average is a -209 favorite, and out of 5 favored matches, he has won 80% of them.
As an underdog he has been in 1 matches, with a win rate of 0% and an odds average of +160.
According to online odds, if you had bet $100 on all 6 of Austin Vanderford betting fights, you would have lost $8.
Conversely if you had bet $100 on all of his opponents, you would have lost $230.
Where is Austin Vanderford from?
Austin Vanderford is from Portland, Oregon, United States.
Has Austin Vanderford ever been knocked out?
Austin Vanderford has lost 2 times by KO/TKO. He was last defeated by TKO (Punches) from Aaron Jeffery on Aug. 12, 2022 at Bellator 284 - Gracie vs. Yamauchi
How long has Austin Vanderford been fighting?
Austin Vanderford has been fighting for a period of 6 years 10 months and , his first fight was on Sep. 12, 2015 at Checkmate Entertainment - Battle at the Burg 3. He has accumalated roughly 2 hours, 35 minutes and 46 seconds of professional combat.

Fight Record

W / L Opponent Event/Date Method Referee Round Time
loss Aaron Jeffery Bellator 284 - Gracie vs. Yamauchi
Aug/12/2022
TKO (Punches) Bobby Wombacher 1 1:25
loss Gegard Mousasi Bellator 275 - Mousasi vs. Vanderford
Feb/25/2022
TKO (Punches) Kerry Hatley 1 1:25
win Fabian Edwards Bellator 259 - Cyborg vs. Smith 2
May/21/2021
Decision (Unanimous) Kerry Hatley 3 5:00
win Vinicius de Jesus Bellator 251 - Manhoef vs. Anderson
Nov/05/2020
Decision (Unanimous) Kerry Hatley 3 5:00
win Grachik Bozinyan Bellator 234 - Kharitonov vs. Vassell
Nov/15/2019
Decision (Unanimous) Jason Herzog 3 5:00
win Joseph Creer Bellator 225 - Mitrione vs. Kharitonov 2
Aug/24/2019
TKO (Doctor Stoppage) Bryan Miner 2 5:00
win Cody Jones Bellator 215 - Mitrione vs. Kharitonov
Feb/15/2019
Submission (Arm-Triangle Choke) Todd Anderson 1 4:49
win Edmilson Freitas FFC 32 - Graves vs. Seumanutafa
Oct/19/2018
KO (Punch) Chris Tognoni 1 1:38
win Angelo Trevino Dana White's Tuesday Night Contender Series - Season 2, Episode 5
Jul/17/2018
Submission (Rear-Naked Choke) Chris Tognoni 2 2:42
win Kenny Licea VFC 59 - Stots vs. Berdon
Dec/16/2017
Submission (Rear-Naked Choke) Dave Jobeun 2 4:03
win Ben Fodor CS - CageSport 47
Oct/14/2017
Decision (Unanimous) Jeremy Saunders 5 5:00
win Adam Fugitt Rogue Promotions - Arena Wars: Total Kombat
Jul/08/2017
Decision (Unanimous) Steve Newport 3 5:00
win Sol Renato Prime Fighting 9 - Smith vs. Pierotti
Mar/11/2017
TKO (Punches) 1 N/A
win Erik Herman
Amateur Fight
Rogue Promotions - Arena Wars
Apr/09/2016
Decision (Unanimous) Kelly Whitlock 5 3:00
win Daniel Pihl
Amateur Fight
FCFF - Rumble at the Roseland 85
Jan/23/2016
Submission (Triangle Choke) Dave Hagen 2 1:15
win Michael Collazo
Amateur Fight
Budo Fights 13 - Grudge Rematch
Oct/24/2015
TKO (Punches) Shawn Gregory 1 2:59
win Eric McConico
Amateur Fight
Checkmate Entertainment - Battle at the Burg 3
Sep/12/2015
Submission (Arm-Triangle Choke) Kelly Whitlock 1 2:30