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Age 31
Gender Male
Height 5' 11"
Weight Class Welterweight

AJ Matthews is a MMA fighter with a professional fight record of 8 wins, 9 losses and 0 draws

Professional Career Statistics

Pro Record 8-9-0 (Win-Loss-Draw)
Career Length 11 years, 11 months, 29 days
Rounds Fought 33.0
Avg. Fights/Year 1.4
Longest Layoff 2 years
Quickest Turnaround 3 months

Record BreakDown

- KO/TKO SUB DEC
Wins 5 0 3
Losses 4 1 4
Finish Rate 62.5%
Finished Rate 55.6%
Win by Decision Rate 37.5%
Loss by Decision Rate 44.4%
Win by KO Rate 62.5%
Loss by KO Rate 44.4%
Win by SUB Rate 0.0%
Loss by SUB Rate 11.1%
Win Method
Loss Method

Current Streak

2 Losses

Quick Hits

Fastest Win 00:23
Fastest KO 00:23
Fastest SUB -
Ave. Rounds (Ws) 1.6
Ave. Length of Fight (Ws) 08:04
Ave. Rounds (Ls) 2.2
Ave. Length of Fight (Ls) 11:09
Finish Rounds
Finished Rounds

Official Professional Fight Record

Date Opponent Weightclass Method Round Time
Official MMA Fight Results 03/29/2019 L
(8-8-0)
David Rickels
(20-5-0)
WW
(170.0 vs. 170.8)
TKO/RSC (Doctor Stoppage)
Bellator MMA 219
3 3:24
Official MMA Fight Results 08/17/2018 L
(8-7-0)
Logan Storley
(8-0-0)
WW
(170.0 vs. 170.0)
TKO/RSC (Referee Stoppage from Strikes)
BELLATOR MMA 204
2 3:56
Official MMA Fight Results 01/26/2018 W
(7-7-0)
Kendall Grove
(24-16-0)
MW
(183.0 vs. 185.7)
Decision (Split Decision)
Bellator MMA 193
3 5:00
Official MMA Fight Results 07/14/2017 L
(7-6-0)
Andre Fialho
(8-1-0)
WW
(169.9 vs. 169.9)
Decision (Unanimous Decision)
Bellator MMA 181
3 5:00
Official MMA Fight Results 10/21/2016 L
(7-5-0)
Hisaki Kato
(6-2-0)
MW
(186.0 vs. 185.0)
TKO/RSC
Bellator MMA 162
1 4:58
Official MMA Fight Results 06/17/2016 L
(7-4-0)
Ben Reiter
(16-1-1)
MW
(184.0 vs. 185.5)
Decision (Unanimous Decision)
Bellator MMA 156
3 5:00
Official MMA Fight Results 08/28/2015 W
(6-4-0)
Emiliano Sordi
(9-4-0)
MW
(184.8 vs. 185.3)
TKO/RSC
Bellator MMA 141
1 5:00
Official MMA Fight Results 11/15/2014 W
(5-4-0)
Kyle Bolt
(8-3-0)
MW
(186.0 vs. 186.0)
TKO/RSC
Bellator MMA 131
1 1:39
Official MMA Fight Results 03/14/2014 L
(5-3-0)
Belal Muhammad
(4-0-0)
WW
(170.5 vs. 170.7)
Decision (Unanimous Decision)
Bellator MMA 112: Straus vs. Curran III
3 5:00
Official MMA Fight Results 10/12/2012 L
(5-2-0)
Dominic O'Grady
(14-5-1)
WW
(170.4 vs. 170.8)
Decision (Split Decision)
Bellator Fighting Championships 76
3 5:00
Official MMA Fight Results 05/25/2012 W
(4-2-0)
Charlie Rader
(15-6-0)
WW
(171.0 vs. 170.0)
KO
Bellator Fighting Championships 70
2 3:34
Official MMA Fight Results 10/08/2011 W
(3-2-0)
Rudy Bears
(13-8-0)
WW
(175.0* vs. 174.0*)
Decision (Unanimous Decision)
Bellator Fighting Championships 53
3 5:00
Official MMA Fight Results 04/09/2011 L
(3-1-0)
Herman Terrado
(2-2-0)
WW
(171.0 vs. 170.5)
TKO/RSC
Strikeforce: Diaz vs. Daley
1 4:16
Official MMA Fight Results 08/14/2010 L
(3-0-0)
Sean Choice
(2-1-0)
WW
(168.0 vs. 169.4)
Submission (Strikes)
War On The Mainland
2 3:54
Official MMA Fight Results 05/13/2010 W
(2-0-0)
David Gomez
(5-3-0)
WW
(170.8 vs. 170.0)
Decision (Unanimous Decision)
Excessive Damage
3 3:00
NSF 04/23/2009 W
(1-0-0)
Adam Figurski
(0-1-0)
KO (Strike)
Gladiator Challenge - Venom
1 0:23
NSF 03/31/2007 W
(0-0-0)
Daniel Morales
(3-0-0)
TKO/RSC
Total Combat Entertainment 19
2 5:00
* Bouts marked with an 'Official' logo denote results which have been verified by an ABC-recognized athletic commission
* Bouts marked with an (*) are considered exhibition bouts and do not count towards the fighter's record
* Weights marked with an (*) denote those over the limit for the weight class