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Michael McDonald Fighter Statistics

Pro MMA Record: 19-4-0

McDonald started training in kickboxing at the age of ten, turned to mixed martial arts at 13, started his amateur career at 14, and turned professional at 16 in 2007. He also has two brothers who have professional careers in mixed martial arts. His older brother Justin Smitely is currently signed with Bellator MMA. He trains at Oakdale Mixed Martial Arts with the Last Stand Fight Team. McDonald graduated in 2009 from Grace M. Davis High School where he was voted Best Athlete and Most Likely to Succeed.

Last Fight: Eduardo Dantas
Age: 31
Height 5'8"
Weight 136 lbs
Nick Name: "Mayday"
Nationality: United States
Association: Last Stand Fight Team
19 Wins
KO / TKO
10
52%
Submission
6
31%
Decisions
3
15%
4 Losses
KO / TKO
2
50%
Submission
2
50%
Decisions
0
0%

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Reach 70 in (178 cm)
Style Kickboxing, Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu
Team Oakdale MMA
Rank Black belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu
Years active 2007 - 2018

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Michael McDonald next fight?
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Michael McDonald last fight?
Michael McDonald won his last fight against Eduardo Dantas by KO (Punches) on Jul. 13, 2018 at Bellator 202 - Budd vs. Nogueira.
Is Michael McDonald retired?
Michael McDonald last fought Eduardo Dantas 4 years 4 months and 25 days ago, and should be considered retired.
Should I bet on Michael McDonald?
Michael McDonald has a 82% 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 -339 favorite, and out of 7 favored matches, he has won 100% of them.
As an underdog he has been in 4 matches, with a win rate of 25% and an odds average of +141.
According to online odds, if you had bet $100 on all 11 of Michael McDonald betting fights, you would have made $86.
Conversely if you had bet $100 on all of his opponents, you would have lost $633.
Where is Michael McDonald from?
Michael McDonald is from Modesto, California, United States.
Has Michael McDonald ever been knocked out?
Michael McDonald has lost 2 times by KO/TKO. He was last defeated by KO (Punches) from John Lineker on Jul. 13, 2016 at UFC Fight Night 91 - McDonald vs. Lineker
How long has Michael McDonald been fighting?
Michael McDonald has been fighting for a period of 10 years 7 months and 2 days, his first fight was on Nov. 11, 2007 at GC 71 - Lock 'n Load. He has accumalated roughly 2 hours, 11 minutes and 35 seconds of professional combat.

Fight Record

W / L Opponent Event/Date Method Referee Round Time
win Eduardo Dantas Bellator 202 - Budd vs. Nogueira
Jul/13/2018
KO (Punches) Jacob Montalvo 1 0:58
win Peter Ligier Bellator 191 - McDonald vs. Ligier
Dec/15/2017
Decision (Unanimous) John McCarthy 3 5:00
loss John Lineker UFC Fight Night 91 - McDonald vs. Lineker
Jul/13/2016
KO (Punches) Herb Dean 1 2:43
win Masanori Kanehara UFC 195 - Lawler vs. Condit
Jan/02/2016
Submission (Rear-Naked Choke) Mario Yamasaki 2 2:09
loss Urijah Faber UFC on Fox 9 - Johnson vs. Benavidez 2
Dec/14/2013
Submission (Guillotine Choke) Herb Dean 2 3:22
win Brad Pickett UFC Fight Night 26 - Shogun vs. Sonnen
Aug/17/2013
Submission (Triangle Choke) Kevin MacDonald 2 3:43
loss Renan Barao UFC on Fuel TV 7 - Barao vs. McDonald
Feb/16/2013
Submission (Arm-Triangle Choke) Marc Goddard 4 3:57
win Miguel Torres UFC 145 - Jones vs. Evans
Apr/21/2012
KO (Punches) Herb Dean 1 3:18
win Alex Soto UFC 139 - Shogun vs. Henderson
Nov/19/2011
KO (Punches) Josh Rosenthal 1 0:56
win Chris Cariaso UFC 130 - Rampage vs. Hamill
May/28/2011
Decision (Split) Josh Rosenthal 3 5:00
win Edwin Figueroa UFC Fight Night 24 - Nogueira vs. Davis
Mar/26/2011
Decision (Unanimous) Josh Rosenthal 3 5:00
win Clint Godfrey WEC 52 - Faber vs. Mizugaki
Nov/11/2010
Submission (Armbar) Josh Rosenthal 1 2:42
win Cole Escovedo TPF 5 - Stars and Strikes
Jul/09/2010
KO (Punches) Jason McCoy 2 1:12
win Manny Tapia TPF 3 - Champions Collide
Feb/04/2010
TKO (Punches) Jason McCoy 1 4:31
win Carlos Garces TPF 1 - Tachi Palace Fights 1
Oct/08/2009
TKO (Punches) 1 2:01
loss Cole Escovedo PFC 13 - Validation
May/08/2009
TKO (Punches) 2 2:25
win Jason Georgianna PFC 12 - High Stakes
Jan/22/2009
TKO (Punches) Herb Dean 1 2:38
win Randy Rodoni GC 86 - Day of the Dead
Nov/02/2008
KO (Punch) 1 0:47
win Fernando Arreola GC 84 - Bad Blood
Sep/07/2008
Submission 1 3:49
win Javier Vargas GC 81 - Lights Out
Jul/27/2008
TKO (Punches) 1 1:38
win Steve Frano GC 78 - No Limits
May/18/2008
TKO (Punches) 1 1:17
win Dominic Pena GC 76 - Alpha Dog Challenge
Mar/17/2008
Submission (Arm-Triangle Choke) 1 1:12
win Joe Corona GC 71 - Lock 'n Load
Nov/11/2007
Submission (Triangle Choke) 1 1:17