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"Ocho"

Steven Peterson

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19-11-0 (W-L-D)

6

녹아웃 승리

7

서브미션 승

5

1 라운드 피니쉬

Steven Peterson

athlete record

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Learn more about Steven Peterson's UFC history, fighter facts, and Q&A below.

Status
Not Fighting
고향
Los Angeles, United States
체육관
Fortis MMA
파이팅 스타일
MMA
나이
33
높이
70.00
무게
146.00
옥타곤 데뷔
22.08.17
리치
70.00
다리 리치
39.50
  • Pro since 2010

     
  • Six wins by KO, seven by submission (3 RNC, 2 guillotine, Omoplata, armbar)

     
  • Five first round finishes

     
  • Owns 2012 win over UFC vet Matt Hobar

     
  • Has won 11 of his last 18 and two of his last four

     
  • Origin of nickname: “It was a high school nickname given by the varsity football players because I wore the number 8. I got in fights at school and became known as ‘Ocho.’”

UFC on ESPN (3/25/23) Peterson lost a three round unanimous decision to Lucas Alexander

UFC Fight Night (2/5/22) Peterson lost a three-round split decision to Julian Erosa

UFC 263 (6/12/21) Peterson won a three round unanimous decision over Chase Hooper

UFC Fight Night (9/21/19) Peterson knocked out Martin Bravo at 1:31 of the second round

UFC on ESPN (7/20/19) Peterson lost a three round unanimous decision to Alex Caceres

UFC Fight Night (3/23/19) Peterson lost a three round unanimous decision to Luis Pena

TUF 27 Finale (7/6/18) Peterson won a three round split decision over Matt Bessette

UFC Fight Night (2/18/18) Peterson lost a three round unanimous decision to Brandon Davis

 

Dana White's Contender Series, Season 1 

Week Seven (8/22/17) Peterson lost a three round split decision to Benito Lopez

TRAINING: I've been grinding day in and day out. All I do is train, teach, rest and train some more. 



When and why did you start training for fighting? I started fighting in 2007 in McKinney, Texas.



What ranks and titles have you held? Ranked #1 in Texas and the southwest.  Loanstar Beatdown 145 title, Fight to Win 145 title, XKO 135 title and Legacy 135 title. 



Do you have any heroes? My Dad is my hero. He showed me how to work hard and gave me morals.



What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC? Becoming a UFC fighter has been my goal since I started MMA. Once I finally make it, I will be proud to represent the company knowing that I put in the work and it's finally paying off. 



What was your job before you started fighting? I set up bounce houses



Ranks in any martial arts styles: Brown belt in BJJ, green white band in Muay Thai



Favorite grappling technique: Armbar



Favorite Striking technique: Face punch