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Brian Kelleher Fighter Statistics

Pro MMA Record: 24-13-0

Kelleher was born on August 19, 1986, in Selden, New York, the son of Matt and Jen Kelleher. Kelleher has an older brother Keith and a younger brother Mak who is also a professional mixed martial artist. Kelleher competed in a variety of sports from a young age including ice hockey, soccer and bowling. He later began combat sport training in 2007.

Last Fight: Umar Nurmagomedov
Age: 35
Height 5'6"
Weight 145 lbs
Nick Name: "Boom"
Nationality: United States
Association: Maxum BJJ
24 Wins
KO / TKO
8
33%
Submission
10
41%
Decisions
6
25%
13 Losses
KO / TKO
1
7%
Submission
7
53%
Decisions
5
38%

Wiki Stats

Reach 66 in (168 cm)
Stance Orthodox
Team Long Island MMA 10th Planet Jiu-Jitsu Long Island
Rank Brown belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu under Steve Kasten
Years active 2011–present

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Brian Kelleher next fight?
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Brian Kelleher last fight?
Brian Kelleher lost his last fight against Umar Nurmagomedov by Submission (Rear-Naked Choke) on Mar. 05, 2022 at UFC 272 - Covington vs. Masvidal.
Is Brian Kelleher retired?
Brian Kelleher last fought Umar Nurmagomedov 2 months and 12 days ago, and should be considered active.
Should I bet on Brian Kelleher?
Brian Kelleher has a 64% win percentage, and has been favored to win in 33% of his fights.
Out of the 15 fights we have recorded, his opening odds average is a -254 favorite, and out of 5 favored matches, he has won 80% of them.
As an underdog he has been in 10 matches, with a win rate of 50% and an odds average of +169.
According to online odds, if you had bet $100 on all 15 of Brian Kelleher betting fights, you would have made $290.
Conversely if you had bet $100 on all of his opponents, you would have lost $524.
Where is Brian Kelleher from?
Brian Kelleher is from Selden, New York, United States.
Has Brian Kelleher ever been knocked out?
Brian Kelleher has lost 1 time by KO/TKO. Their only defeat KO (Punch) from John Lineker on May. 12, 2018 at UFC 224 - Nunes vs. Pennington
How long has Brian Kelleher been fighting?
Brian Kelleher has been fighting for a period of 12 years 7 months and 23 days, his first fight was on Jun. 13, 2009 at RW 4 - Defiance. He has accumalated roughly 5 hours, 22 minutes and 54 seconds of professional combat.

Fight Record

W / L Opponent Event/Date Method Referee Round Time
loss Umar Nurmagomedov UFC 272 - Covington vs. Masvidal
Mar/05/2022
Submission (Rear-Naked Choke) Marc Goddard 1 3:15
win Kevin Croom UFC on ESPN 32 - Kattar vs. Chikadze
Jan/15/2022
Decision (Unanimous) Keith Peterson 3 5:00
win Domingo Pilarte UFC on ESPN 29 - Cannonier vs. Gastelum
Aug/21/2021
Decision (Unanimous) Chris Tognoni 3 5:00
loss Ricky Simon UFC 258 - Usman vs. Burns
Feb/13/2021
Decision (Unanimous) Keith Peterson 3 5:00
win Ray Rodriguez UFC Fight Night 176 - Overeem vs. Sakai
Sep/05/2020
Submission (Guillotine Choke) Herb Dean 1 0:39
loss Cody Stamann UFC 250 - Nunes vs. Spencer
Jun/06/2020
Decision (Unanimous) Mark Smith 3 5:00
win Hunter Azure UFC Fight Night 171 - Smith vs. Teixeira
May/13/2020
KO (Punches) Jason Herzog 2 3:40
win Ode Osbourne UFC 246 - McGregor vs. Cerrone
Jan/18/2020
Submission (Guillotine Choke) Mark Smith 1 2:49
loss Montel Jackson UFC 232 - Jones vs. Gustafsson 2
Dec/29/2018
Submission (Brabo Choke) Edward Collantes 1 1:40
loss John Lineker UFC 224 - Nunes vs. Pennington
May/12/2018
KO (Punch) Leon Roberts 3 3:43
win Renan Barao UFC on Fox 28 - Emmett vs. Stephens
Feb/24/2018
Decision (Unanimous) Dan Miragliotta 3 5:00
win Damian Stasiak UFC Fight Night 118 - Cerrone vs. Till
Oct/21/2017
TKO (Punches) Piotr Michalak 3 3:39
loss Marlon Vera UFC on Fox 25 - Weidman vs. Gastelum
Jul/22/2017
Submission (Armbar) Keith Peterson 1 2:18
win Iuri Alcantara UFC 212 - Aldo vs. Holloway
Jun/03/2017
Submission (Guillotine Choke) Eduardo Herdy 1 1:48
win Julio Arce ROC 54 - Ring of Combat 54
Mar/04/2016
Submission (Guillotine Choke) Keith Peterson 3 0:18
win Josh Robinson ROC 53 - Ring of Combat 53
Nov/20/2015
KO (Spinning Backfist) Vitor Ribeiro 3 0:24
win Julio Arce ROC 52 - Ring of Combat 52
Sep/25/2015
Decision (Majority) Liam Kerrigan 3 5:00
win Jay Haas CFFC 49 - Honor vs. Oliveira
Jun/06/2015
Submission (Guillotine Choke) 1 4:49
win Andre Soukhamthath Classic Entertainment and Sports - CES MMA 28
Mar/13/2015
Decision (Unanimous) Kevin MacDonald 3 5:00
win Mark Cherico Pinnacle FC - Pittsburgh Challenge Series 9
Nov/26/2014
Submission (Guillotine Choke) 1 0:37
loss Andy Main CFFC 34 - Santella vs. Honstein
Apr/19/2014
Submission (Triangle Choke) Gasper Oliver 1 1:26
win Lester Caslow CFFC 31 - Heckman vs. Lentz
Feb/08/2014
Submission (Rear-Naked Choke) Gasper Oliver 2 1:34
loss Jeff Smith CFFC 29 - Smith vs. Kelleher
Nov/01/2013
Submission (Armbar) Bill Bookwalter 2 4:39
loss Scott Heckman CFFC 27 - Heckman vs. Kelleher
Sep/21/2013
Decision (Unanimous) Keith Peterson 3 5:00
loss Jimmie Rivera Bellator MMA - Bellator 95
Apr/04/2013
Decision (Unanimous) Keith Peterson 3 5:00
win Tyler Kahihikolo Coalition of Combat - Free 4 All
Dec/01/2012
Decision (Unanimous) 3 5:00
win Bill Jones WCMMA 1 - Portugal vs. USA
Sep/15/2012
KO (Punch) Dan Miragliotta 1 0:10
win Ryan Vaccaro JB Sports / Live Nation - Rock Out Knock Out
Jun/02/2012
TKO (Flying Knee) Gasper Oliver 2 0:56
win Raphael Chaves CFFC 14 - No Mercy
Apr/14/2012
TKO (Punches) Gasper Oliver 2 3:41
win Josh Parker NEF - Fight Night 1
Feb/11/2012
Submission (Rear-Naked Choke) 1 4:31
loss Artur Rofi CFFC 12 - Pollard vs. Soto
Dec/10/2011
Submission (Armbar) Gasper Oliver 1 4:57
loss Claudio Ledesma BFC - Bellator Fighting Championships 54
Oct/15/2011
Decision (Unanimous) Gasper Oliver 3 5:00
win Michael LaDuke ROC 37 - Ring of Combat 37
Sep/09/2011
TKO (Doctor Stoppage) Gasper Oliver 3 3:14
win Manny Millan XFE - Cage Wars 8: House of Pain
Jul/29/2011
Submission (Rear-Naked Choke) Keith Peterson 1 3:34
win Siyam Yousefi CFFC 8 - Seek and Destroy
May/20/2011
Submission (Guillotine Choke) Donnie Carolei 1 2:41
win Nate Ainsworth CZ 37 - Kicking It at The Rock
Apr/29/2011
KO (Punch) Kevin MacDonald 1 0:23
loss Dan Cion Xtreme Fight Events - Cage Wars 5
Mar/11/2011
Submission (Guillotine Choke) 1 4:42
win Samad Mobley
Amateur Fight
AFL - Asylum Fight League 26
Feb/27/2010
Decision (Unanimous) Dave Tirelli 3 3:00
win Mark Carrow
Amateur Fight
RW 6 - Mayhem in the Mist 2
Jan/23/2010
Submission (Armbar) 1 1:31
win Jordan Litz
Amateur Fight
RW 4 - Defiance
Jun/13/2009
Submission (Triangle Choke) 1 2:16