Pro Record: 9-11-1 (Win-Loss-Draw)
Age: 30
Sex: Male
Height: 5 Feet. 8 Inch(es).
Weight: 165 lbs.
Out of: Mineola, NY
Born: Queens, NY

Andrew Montanez's Professional Record

Date Result Opponent Event Method Round Time
07/23/2010 Win Dustin Chovanic Wild Bills Fight Night 7/23/10 Submission Rear Naked Choke 3 4:09
04/17/2010 Win Joe Merit Wild Bills Fight Night 4/17/10 Unknown 3 3:03
NSF 09/11/2009 Loss Calvin Kattar American Steel Cagefighting 2 Decision Unanimous Decision 3
01/24/2009 Loss Don Carlo-Clauss Raging Wolf II The Rage in the Cage Decision Unanimous Decision 3
09/19/2008 Loss Patrick Audinwood Rumble On The Rez Decision Majority Decision 3
07/12/2008 Draw Patrick Audinwood Battle Cage Extreme V 3 5:00 Title Fight
05/30/2008 Loss Scott Bills World Fighting Championships: Lockdown Decision Split Decision 3
01/25/2008 Loss Dany Lauzon Wild Bill's Fight Night 13 TKO/RSC 1 1:48
10/19/2007 Win George Kassaeve Athens Fight Night TKO/RSC 1 3:22
NSF 10/13/2007 Win Eddie Felix COMBAT ZONE 24 Submission Rear Naked Choke 1 0:00
09/14/2007 Win Andrew Kloster Wild Bill's Fight Night 11 Submission Rear Naked Choke 1 1:28
NSF 09/01/2007 Win Michael Lambrecht Showdown In Titletown TKO/RSC 1 0:00
05/12/2007 Loss Cory Laplant Battle Cage Xtreme 1 TKO/RSC Referee Stoppage from Strikes 1 3:37
04/14/2007 Loss Kyle Olsen Tuff-N-Uff 2 Submission Toe Hold 1 1:07
NSF 02/10/2007 Win David Smith Strikeforce: Young Guns Decision Unanimous Decision
09/30/2006 Win Josh Gardner Chaos in the Cage 9/30/06 Submission 1 2:07
08/18/2006 Win Steve McCabe Ring of Combat 11 Submission Rear Naked Choke 2 1:40
NSF 05/06/2006 Loss Jack Wilmarth Neo Blood Fight Night Submission Triangle Choke 2
05/03/2006 Loss Woody Weatherby COMBAT ZONE 16: In The Cage 2 Submission Rear Naked Choke 1 2:35
NSF 04/01/2006 Loss Leandro Escobar No Fooling Around Decision Split Decision 2
NSF 04/01/2006 Loss Doug Brown No Fooling Around KO Kick 3

Andrew Montanez's Amateur Record

Date Result Opponent Event Method Round Time
NSF 06/25/2006 Win Jesse Convertino Underground Combat League: Unforgiven Submission Rear Naked Choke 1 1:20
NSF 06/25/2006 Win Serge Zabarin Underground Combat League: Unforgiven Submission Strikes 1 2:15
NSF 04/09/2006 Win Angel Rodriguez Underground Combat League: Face Off TKO/RSC Referee Stoppage from Strikes 1 1:32
02/18/2006 Loss Greg Soto Battle at the Boardwalk (Day 2) Decision Unanimous Decision
NSF 12/11/2005 Win Christian Grullon Underground Combat League: Beatdowns and Bloodshed Submission Rear Naked Choke 1 2:58
NSF 10/30/2005 Loss Job Toby Aggressive Shoot Championship Submission Guillotine Choke 1
NSF 08/27/2005 Loss Corey Ace King of the Ring 14 Decision Unanimous Decision 2
NSF 07/16/2005 Loss Patrick Davidson Mass Destruction 21 Decision
: Bout results verified by an official State, Tribal, Provincial, or Municipal Commission.
NSF: Non Sanctioned Fight
* : For a variety of reasons, including weight disparity and the demands of entertainment, Exhibition Bouts are held, in which the contest is unscripted and hard fought, but the results do not count on a fighter's Official Record.
NC: Fight Declared No Contest

Fighter Bio


Andrew "Strong Island" Montanez lives in Mineola, New York on Long Island. He is a personal trainer and manager a gym(Fitness Alternatives)in Port Washington, NY.

Wrestled at Mineola High School and was 2x Nassau County All-Star and 4x Empire State Game Qualifier in Freestyle.Wrestled under Paul Schmidt for the Nassau Community College Lions where they won a NJCAA National Championship. Currently training with 4x BJJ World Champion Emerson Souza and his manager Steve Katz of Team Rhino in Long Island City, New York.




Born in New York City, wrestled on Long Island at Mineola High School. Was a 2x Long Island Wrestlin All-Star and a NYC Freestyle Wrestling Champion. Wrestled at Nassau Community College where they won a NJCAA Wrestling Title.

Was an undefeated Vale Tudo fighter, fighting in 14 no rules contests taking place in New York City and Long Island. Fought fighters from 145 pounds to a man over 300 pounds.

Currently lives in Los Angeles, and is the National Fighting Championship's Middleweight Champion.

Manages himself.


Current Host of MMA Surge, veteran of over 25 pro MMA bouts as well as a 2x Strikeforce veteran. Won the National Fighting Championships Middleweight crown in 2010 before hanging up the gloves due to a back injury. Now choreographs fight scenes in Hollywood and is a working actor/stuntman.