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Luke Sanders Fighter Statistics

Pro MMA Record: 13-5-0

Born in Brenham, Texas and raised in Nashville, Tennessee, Sanders was athletic from a young age; he won national titles in BMX and finished fourth at the grand nationals event in 1992 at the age of seven. He started wrestling in the second grade, winning a state championship for Montgomery Central High School in 2004 at 145 lbs. Sanders also played hockey, winning two state championships in 2001 and 2002. He began competing in Toughman contests at the age of 17, winning several tournaments, and holds an amateur boxing record of 9–0.

Last Fight: Felipe Dias Colares
Age: 36
Height 5'7"
Weight 145 lbs
Nick Name: "Cool Hand"
Nationality: United States
Association: Nashville MMADynamix MMA
13 Wins
KO / TKO
7
53%
Submission
2
15%
Decisions
4
30%
5 Losses
KO / TKO
1
20%
Submission
3
60%
Decisions
1
20%

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Residence Scottsdale, Arizona, United States
Reach 71 in (180 cm)
Stance Orthodox
Team Nashville MMA The MMA Lab (2010–2019) Fight Ready (2019–2021)
Years active 2011–2021

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Luke Sanders next fight?
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Luke Sanders last fight?
Luke Sanders lost his last fight against Felipe Dias Colares by Decision (Unanimous) on May. 01, 2021 at UFC on ESPN 23 - Reyes vs. Prochazka.
Is Luke Sanders retired?
Luke Sanders last fought Felipe Dias Colares 1 year 7 months and 8 days ago, and should be considered active.
Should I bet on Luke Sanders?
Luke Sanders has a 72% win percentage, and has been favored to win in 63% of his fights.
Out of the 11 fights we have recorded, his opening odds average is a -223 favorite, and out of 7 favored matches, he has won 57% of them.
As an underdog he has been in 4 matches, with a win rate of 50% and an odds average of +143.
According to online odds, if you had bet $100 on all 11 of Luke Sanders betting fights, you would have lost $43.
Conversely if you had bet $100 on all of his opponents, you would have lost $28.
Where is Luke Sanders from?
Luke Sanders is from Clarksville, Tennessee, United States.
Has Luke Sanders ever been knocked out?
Luke Sanders has lost 1 time by KO/TKO. Their only defeat TKO (Punches) from Andre Soukhamthath on Dec. 09, 2017 at UFC Fight Night 123 - Swanson vs. Ortega
How long has Luke Sanders been fighting?
Luke Sanders has been fighting for a period of 10 years 2 months and 25 days, his first fight was on Jan. 07, 2011 at Strikeforce - Challengers 13. He has accumalated roughly 2 hours, 27 minutes and 20 seconds of professional combat.

Fight Record

W / L Opponent Event/Date Method Referee Round Time
loss Felipe Dias Colares UFC on ESPN 23 - Reyes vs. Prochazka
May/01/2021
Decision (Unanimous) Chris Tognoni 3 5:00
loss Nathan Maness UFC on ESPN 18 - Smith vs. Clark
Nov/28/2020
Submission (Rear-Naked Choke) Jason Herzog 2 2:29
win Renan Barao UFC on ESPN 1 - Ngannou vs. Velasquez
Feb/17/2019
KO (Punches) Al Guinee 2 1:01
loss Rani Yahya UFC Fight Night 135 - Gaethje vs. Vick
Aug/25/2018
Submission (Heel Hook) Dave Jobeun 1 1:31
win Patrick Williams UFC on Fox 29 - Poirier vs. Gaethje
Apr/14/2018
Decision (Unanimous) Al Guinee 3 5:00
loss Andre Soukhamthath UFC Fight Night 123 - Swanson vs. Ortega
Dec/09/2017
TKO (Punches) Josh Rosenthal 2 1:06
loss Iuri Alcantara UFC 209 - Woodley vs. Thompson 2
Mar/04/2017
Submission (Kneebar) Marc Goddard 2 3:13
win Maximo Blanco UFC Fight Night 81 - Dillashaw vs. Cruz
Jan/17/2016
Submission (Rear-Naked Choke) Herb Dean 1 3:38
win Terrion Ware AXS TV Fights - RFA vs. Legacy Superfight
May/08/2015
Decision (Unanimous) David Ferguson 5 5:00
win Jarred Mercado RFA 20 - Sanders vs. Mercado
Nov/07/2014
TKO (Knee and Punches) 1 1:06
win Darrick Minner RFA 17 - Cochrane vs. Giagos
Aug/22/2014
TKO (Punches) Mark Powell 2 3:15
win Dan Moret RFA 13 - Cochrane vs. Escudero
Mar/07/2014
Decision (Unanimous) Dave Jobeun 3 5:00
win Zach Underwood XFC 26 - Night of Champions 3
Oct/18/2013
TKO (Punches) Gary Copeland 2 3:38
win Javon Wright RFC 7 - Rhino Fighting Championships
Jul/19/2013
Decision (Split) 3 5:00
win Zachary Sanders XFC 18 - Music City Mayhem
Jun/22/2012
TKO (Punches and Elbows) Gary Copeland 1 4:53
win J.R. Hines GFC - Gameness Fighting Championship 10
Nov/19/2011
TKO (Punches) 1 2:08
win Latral Perdue GFC - Gameness Fighting Championship 9
Apr/28/2011
Submission 1 1:07
win Josh Jarvis Strikeforce - Challengers 13
Jan/07/2011
TKO (Punches) Al Wichgers 1 3:15