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Mike Pyle Fighter Statistics

Pro MMA Record: 27-14-1

Pyle was born and raised in Dresden, Tennessee until the age of 17 when he moved to Birmingham, Alabama. It was there that he began studying Taekwondo. One of his training partners told him, "Man you gotta check out this cage fighter stuff they got going on. There's this guy who lays on the ground and breaks peoples arms ..." The cage fighting they were talking about was the UFC. The man they were talking about was Royce Gracie, the masterful practitioner of the martial arts discipline known as Brazilian jiu-jitsu who won the tournaments at UFC 1, UFC 2 and UFC 4. Pyle created a gym in a 13 x 15-foot shed behind his mother's home in Dresden, searching for any instructional videos for Brazilian jiu-jitsu he could get his hands on as well attending seminars put together by the Gracie family, whenever they were close enough for him to make the drive. Despite having no formal Brazilian jiu-jitsu training, Pyle would go on to be a successful submission grappler in mixed martial arts, the large majority of his wins coming by submission.

Last Fight: Zak Ottow
Age: 47
Height 6'0"
Weight 170 lbs
Nick Name: "Quicksand"
Nationality: United States
Association: Syndicate MMA
27 Wins
KO / TKO
7
25%
Submission
16
59%
Decisions
4
14%
14 Losses
KO / TKO
8
57%
Submission
4
28%
Decisions
2
14%

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Reach 74.0 in (188 cm)
Team Syndicate MMA
Rank Black belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu
Years active 1999–2018

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Mike Pyle next fight?
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Mike Pyle last fight?
Mike Pyle lost his last fight against Zak Ottow by TKO (Punches) on Mar. 03, 2018 at UFC 222 - Cyborg vs. Kunitskaya.
Is Mike Pyle retired?
Mike Pyle last fought Zak Ottow 4 years 9 months and 5 days ago, and should be considered retired.
Should I bet on Mike Pyle?
Mike Pyle has a 65% win percentage, and has been favored to win in 38% of his fights.
Out of the 21 fights we have recorded, his opening odds average is a -240 favorite, and out of 8 favored matches, he has won 87% of them.
As an underdog he has been in 13 matches, with a win rate of 38% and an odds average of +164.
According to online odds, if you had bet $100 on all 21 of Mike Pyle betting fights, you would have made $279.
Conversely if you had bet $100 on all of his opponents, you would have lost $663.
Where is Mike Pyle from?
Mike Pyle is from Las Vegas, Nevada, United States.
Has Mike Pyle ever been knocked out?
Mike Pyle has lost 8 times by KO/TKO. He was last defeated by TKO (Punches) from Zak Ottow on Mar. 03, 2018 at UFC 222 - Cyborg vs. Kunitskaya
How long has Mike Pyle been fighting?
Mike Pyle has been fighting for a period of 18 years 2 months and 21 days, his first fight was on Nov. 13, 1999 at ISCF - Memphis. He has accumalated roughly 4 hours, 14 minutes and 34 seconds of professional combat.

Fight Record

W / L Opponent Event/Date Method Referee Round Time
loss Zak Ottow UFC 222 - Cyborg vs. Kunitskaya
Mar/03/2018
TKO (Punches) Herb Dean 1 2:34
loss Alex Garcia UFC 207 - Nunes vs. Rousey
Dec/30/2016
KO (Punch) Dan Miragliotta 1 3:34
loss Alberto Mina UFC Fight Night 90 - Dos Anjos vs. Alvarez
Jul/07/2016
KO (Flying Knee) Jason Herzog 2 1:17
win Sean Spencer UFC Fight Night 82 - Hendricks vs. Thompson
Feb/06/2016
TKO (Elbows and Knees) Yves Lavigne 3 4:25
loss Colby Covington UFC 187 - Johnson vs. Cormier
May/23/2015
Decision (Unanimous) Herb Dean 3 5:00
loss Jordan Mein UFC Fight Night 49 - Henderson vs. dos Anjos
Aug/23/2014
TKO (Punches) Dan Miragliotta 1 1:12
win T.J. Waldburger UFC 170 - Rousey vs. McMann
Feb/22/2014
TKO (Elbows and Punches) Herb Dean 3 4:03
loss Matt Brown UFC Fight Night 26 - Shogun vs. Sonnen
Aug/17/2013
KO (Punches) Kevin MacDonald 1 0:29
win Rick Story UFC 160 - Velasquez vs. Bigfoot 2
May/25/2013
Decision (Split) Steve Mazzagatti 3 5:00
win James Head UFC - The Ultimate Fighter 16 Finale
Dec/15/2012
TKO (Knee and Punches) Steve Mazzagatti 1 1:55
win Josh Neer UFC on FX 3 - Johnson vs. McCall
Jun/08/2012
KO (Punch) Chris Adams 1 4:56
win Ricardo Funch UFC 142 - Aldo vs. Mendes
Jan/14/2012
TKO (Knee and Punches) Mario Yamasaki 1 1:22
loss Rory MacDonald UFC 133 - Evans vs. Ortiz 2
Aug/06/2011
TKO (Punches) Kevin Mulhall 1 3:54
win Ricardo Almeida UFC 128 - Shogun vs. Jones
Mar/19/2011
Decision (Unanimous) Kevin MacDonald 3 5:00
win John Hathaway UFC 120 - Bisping vs. Akiyama
Oct/16/2010
Decision (Unanimous) Leon Roberts 3 5:00
win Jesse Lennox UFC 115 - Liddell vs. Franklin
Jun/12/2010
Technical Submission (Triangle Choke) Kevin Dornan 3 4:44
loss Jake Ellenberger UFC 108 - Evans vs. Silva
Jan/02/2010
TKO (Punches) Yves Lavigne 2 0:22
win Chris Wilson UFC Fight Night 19 - Diaz vs. Guillard
Sep/16/2009
Submission (Guillotine Choke) Dan Miragliotta 3 2:15
loss Brock Larson UFC 98 - Evans vs. Machida
May/23/2009
Submission (Arm-Triangle Choke) Mario Yamasaki 1 3:06
win Brian Gassaway SuperFights MMA - Night of Combat 2
Oct/11/2008
Submission (Armbar) 1 4:21
win J.J. Ambrose Affliction - Banned
Jul/19/2008
Submission (Rear-Naked Choke) Josh Rosenthal 1 2:51
win Dan Hornbuckle Sengoku - Second Battle
May/18/2008
Submission (Triangle Choke) Samio Kimura 1 4:52
win Damir Mirenic HCF - Destiny
Feb/01/2008
Submission (Kimura) 2 1:24
loss Jake Shields EliteXC - Renegade
Nov/10/2007
Submission (Rear-Naked Choke) Kerry Hatley 1 3:39
win Aaron Wetherspoon Strikeforce-EliteXC - Shamrock vs. Baroni
Jun/22/2007
Decision (Unanimous) Steve Mazzagatti 3 5:00
win Ross Ebanez EliteXC - Destiny
Feb/10/2007
Submission (Rear-Naked Choke) Keith Hughes 1 1:55
loss Matt Horwich IFL - World Championship Semifinals
Nov/02/2006
Submission (Rear-Naked Choke) Yves Lavigne 2 1:02
win John Cole IFL - Portland
Sep/09/2006
Submission (Guillotine Choke) 1 0:17
loss Rory Markham IFL - Legends Championship 2006
Apr/29/2006
KO (Punch) 1 0:44
win Gustavo Machado GFC - Team Gracie vs. Team Hammer House
Mar/03/2006
TKO (Punches) 1 1:20
win Shonie Carter WEC 18 - Unfinished Business
Jan/13/2006
Submission (Triangle Choke) Herb Dean 1 2:06
win Bret Bergmark WEC 17 - Halloween Fury 4
Oct/14/2005
Submission (Triangle Choke) Nathan Gullian 1 3:36
win Tony Sanza SF 12 - Breakout
Sep/16/2005
Submission (Rear-Naked Choke) 1 1:06
win Damian Hatch SF 10 - Mayhem
May/28/2005
Submission (Rear-Naked Choke) 1 2:07
win Patrick Suhl VF 5 - Best of the Best
May/02/2004
TKO (Punches) 1 1:31
win Petras Markevicius VF 5 - Best of the Best
May/02/2004
Submission (Triangle Choke) 2 0:55
win Arschak Dahabagian VF 4 - Champions Night
Feb/01/2004
Submission (Triangle Choke) 2 3:39
loss Valdas Pocevicius Shooto Lithuania - King of Bushido Stage 1
Nov/14/2003
Submission (Guillotine Choke) 1 3:37
draw Andrei Semenov M-1 MFC - Russia vs. the World 5
Apr/06/2003
Draw Gilbert Yvel 1 10:00
win Daan Kooiman VF 3 - Rumble in the West
Feb/15/2003
Submission (Rear-Naked Choke) 1 0:49
win Jon Fitch RFC 1 - The Beginning
Jul/13/2002
Submission (Rear-Naked Choke) 1 2:35
loss Quinton Jackson ISCF - Memphis
Nov/13/1999
Decision (Unanimous) 3 5:00