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Age 38
Gender Male
Height 6' 0"
Weight Class Heavyweight

Matt Kovacs is a MMA fighter with a professional fight record of 14 wins, 20 losses and 0 draws

Professional Career Statistics

Pro Record 14-20-0 (Win-Loss-Draw)
Career Length 11 years, 10 months, 17 days
Rounds Fought 43.4
Avg. Fights/Year 2.9
Longest Layoff 1 year
Quickest Turnaround 4 weeks

Record BreakDown

- KO/TKO SUB DEC
Wins 12 1 1
Losses 6 12 1
Finish Rate 92.9%
Finished Rate 90.0%
Win by Decision Rate 7.1%
Loss by Decision Rate 5.0%
Win by KO Rate 85.7%
Loss by KO Rate 30.0%
Win by SUB Rate 7.1%
Loss by SUB Rate 60.0%
Win Method
Loss Method

Current Streak

2 Losses

Quick Hits

Fastest Win 00:12
Fastest KO 00:12
Fastest SUB 03:58
Ave. Rounds (Ws) 1.0
Ave. Length of Fight (Ws) 04:59
Ave. Rounds (Ls) 1.5
Ave. Length of Fight (Ls) 07:20
Finish Rounds
Finished Rounds

Official Professional Fight Record

Date Opponent Weightclass Method Round Time
Official MMA Fight Results 04/05/2019 L
(14-18-0)
Jamelle Jones
(7-5-0)
HW
(250.0 vs. 247.0)
Submission (Arm Triangle Choke)
BYB Brawl 1: Brawl For It All
1 1:44
NSF 04/05/2019 L
(14-18-0)
Jamelle Jones
(7-5-0)
Submission (Arm Triangle Choke)
BYB Brawl 1 - Brawl for it All
1 0:00
NSF 02/23/2019 W
(13-18-0)
Randy Zarza
(3-3-0)
HW TKO/RSC
Supreme Showdown 4
1 3:51
NSF 02/17/2018 W
(12-18-0)
Matt Howell
(2-7-0)
TKO/RSC
COGA 60 - Supreme Showdown 3
3 0:00
NSF 09/30/2017 L
(12-17-0)
Paul Hoffman
(1-1-0)
HW Submission (Americana)
WFC 80
1 1:47
NSF 04/29/2017 W
(11-17-0)
Kyle Keeney
(13-20-0)
HW TKO/RSC
WFC 70
2 1:39
Official MMA Fight Results 07/30/2016 W
(10-17-0)
Bill Widler
(8-5-0)
HW
(262.0 vs. 248.0)
TKO/RSC
World Series of Fighting 32 - Moraes vs Hill 2
1 4:22
Official MMA Fight Results 02/27/2016 L
(10-16-0)
Kevin Sears
(2-1-0)
HW
(267.0* vs. 254.0)
TKO/RSC
Sparta Combat League 02/27/16
2 2:14
Official MMA Fight Results 11/13/2015 L
(10-15-0)
Wesley Correira
(20-15-0)
HW
(268.0* vs. 272.0*)
TKO/RSC (Referee Stoppage from Strikes)
Just Scrap 11/13/15
1 0:52
NSF 07/18/2015 L
(10-14-0)
Daniel Spitz
(0-0-0)
Unknown
Conquest of the Cage - MMA Summer Showdown II
3 0:00
Official MMA Fight Results 03/14/2015 L
(10-13-0)
Christopher DeLaRocha
(3-0-0)
HW
(263.0 vs. 247.0)
Submission (Rear Naked Choke)
Prime Fighting V
1 2:34
Official MMA Fight Results 09/06/2014 L
(10-12-0)
Kenneth Garner
(11-7-0)
HW
(262.4 vs. 257.2)
Submission
HOF - A New Dawn
2 2:08
Official MMA Fight Results 05/31/2014 W
(9-12-0)
Nate Cook
(0-0-0)
HW
(255.0 vs. 206.5)
Submission (Guillotine Choke)
Cage Warrior Combat 05/31/14
1 3:58
Official MMA Fight Results 11/02/2013 W
(8-12-0)
Maurice Smith
(14-13-0)
HW
(256.5 vs. 232.5)
Decision (Unanimous Decision)
Cage Warrior Combat 9
3 5:00
Official MMA Fight Results 08/24/2013 L
(8-11-0)
Anthony Hamilton
(9-2-0)
HW
(264.0 vs. 252.0)
TKO/RSC
CageSport 26
1 2:14
NSF 06/08/2013 W
(7-11-0)
Trent Standing
(4-4-0)
KO
Cage Warrior Combat 5
1 2:24
NSF 12/01/2012 W
(6-11-0)
David Alexander
(0-0-0)
HW TKO/RSC (Referee Stoppage from Strikes)
Cage Warrior Combat - Pummel at the Point
1 1:33
Official MMA Fight Results 09/29/2012 L
(6-10-0)
Richard Foster
(1-0-0)
HW
(250.0 vs. 232.0)
Submission (Rear Naked Choke)
CageSport XXI
1 4:21
Official MMA Fight Results 06/16/2012 L
(6-9-0)
Michael Wessel
(10-4-0)
HW
(253.0 vs. 260.1)
TKO/RSC (Referee Stoppage from Strikes)
ShoFIGHT 20
2 4:50
NSF 12/10/2011 L
(6-8-0)
Anthony Hamilton
(5-0-0)
HW Submission (Strikes)
Rumble on the Ridge XXI
2 0:00
Official MMA Fight Results 04/23/2011 L
(6-7-0)
Kyle Keeney
(10-9-0)
HW
(231.0 vs. 258.0)
Submission (Choke)
CageSport MMA XIV
2 1:03
NSF 01/15/2011 L
(6-6-0)
Mike Hayes
(13-4-1)
HW
(260.8 vs. 248.8)
Submission (Rear Naked Choke)
Rumble on The Ridge XVI
3 4:23
NSF 10/30/2010 W
(5-6-0)
Josh Bennett
(7-6-0)
HW
(260.0 vs. 260.0)
TKO/RSC
Rumble on The Ridge XIV
2 2:14
Official MMA Fight Results 10/02/2010 L
(5-5-0)
Nick Braker
(6-7-0)
HW
(263.0 vs. 250.5)
Submission (Choke)
CageSport MMA
2 4:50
NSF 07/31/2010 L
(5-4-0)
Trevor Smith
(1-0-0)
HW Submission (Guillotine Choke)
Lightning at Legends
1 2:22
Official MMA Fight Results 05/15/2010 W
(4-4-0)
Corey Williams
(19-5-0)
HW
(249.5 vs. 260.5)
TKO/RSC
CageSport MMA
1 2:12
NSF 03/30/2010 L
(4-3-0)
Daniel Stewart
(4-1-0)
HW TKO/RSC
Conquest of the Cage 3/30/10
4 2:35
NSF 08/23/2009 W
(3-3-0)
Bobby Favors
(8-7-0)
KO
Iron Rage 8/23/09
1 2:42
Official MMA Fight Results 03/27/2009 W
(2-3-0)
Josh Queen
(2-0-0)
HW
(256.0 vs. 249.0)
KO
Coeur d'Alene, ID 3/27/09
1 0:12
NSF 09/17/2008 W
(1-3-0)
Tim Perales
(2-0-0)
HW KO
Conquest of the Cage 3
2 0:00
NSF 04/18/2008 L
(1-2-0)
Josh Bennett
(4-2-0)
TKO/RSC
SportFight22: Re-Awakening
2 1:17
Official MMA Fight Results 02/23/2008 L
(1-1-0)
Mike Hayes
(1-0-0)
HW
(244.0 vs. 230.0)
Decision (Unanimous Decision)
Strikeforce at the Dome
3 5:00
NSF 11/06/2007 W
(0-1-0)
Kyle Levinton
(0-2-0)
TKO/RSC
Conquest of the Cage
1 4:52
NSF 05/19/2007 L
(0-0-0)
Emery Meeks
(1-0-0)
Submission (Arm Bar)
USA Mixed Martial Arts: North West Fighting Challenge 5
3 2:35
* 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

Amateur Career Statistics

Amateur Record 4-2-0 (Win-Loss-Draw)
Career Length 2 years, 3 months, 17 days
Rounds Fought 6.5
Avg. Fights/Year 2.7
Longest Layoff 1 year, 1 month, 3 days
Quickest Turnaround 4 weeks

Record BreakDown

- KO/TKO SUB DEC
Wins 4 0 0
Losses 1 0 1
Finish Rate 100.0%
Finished Rate 50.0%
Win by Decision Rate 0.0%
Loss by Decision Rate 50.0%
Win by KO Rate 100.0%
Loss by KO Rate 50.0%
Win by SUB Rate 0.0%
Loss by SUB Rate 0.0%
Win Method
Loss Method

Current Streak

2 Losses

Quick Hits

Fastest Win 00:29
Fastest KO 00:29
Fastest SUB -
Ave. Rounds (Ws) 0.6
Ave. Length of Fight (Ws) 01:51
Ave. Rounds (Ls) 2.0
Ave. Length of Fight (Ls) 06:00
Finish Rounds
Finished Rounds

Official Amateur Fight Record

Date Opponent Weightclass Method Round Time
NSF 10/25/2008 L
(4-1-0)
Mike Wanaka
(0-0-0)
TKO/RSC
AX Fighting Championships: Halloween Havoc
2 0:00
NSF 09/22/2007 L
(4-0-0)
Thomas Ogden
(0-0-0)
HW Decision
AX Fighting Championships 18: The Art of War
3 3:00
NSF 02/10/2007 W
(3-0-0)
Miles Coble
(0-0-0)
TKO/RSC
Black Eye Invitational 4
1 2:20
NSF 11/18/2006 W
(2-0-0)
Mike Mesa
(0-0-0)
TKO/RSC (Punches)
USA Mixed Martial Arts: Northwest Fighting Challenge 4
1 0:29
NSF 10/21/2006 W
(1-0-0)
Anthony Hugo
(0-0-0)
TKO/RSC (Punches)
USA Mixed Martial Arts: Pacific Northwest Invitational 3
1 2:53
NSF 07/08/2006 W
(0-0-0)
Darren Hillstead
(0-0-0)
TKO/RSC (Punches)
USA Mixed Martial Arts: Ring Rage 3
1 1:44
* 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