Patrick Miletich “The Croatian Sensation”

Photo of Patrick Miletich
Team Miletich Martial Arts
Age 51
Gender Male
Height 5' 10"
Weight Class Welterweight

Patrick Miletich is a mixed martial artist well known for his fights within the UFC. On March 13, 1998, Miletich won the first UFC Lightweight tournament, and, on October 16, 1998, he won the first UFC Lightweight Championship against Mikey Burnett. When the UFC changed the weight class limits in 2001, Miletich became the champion of the new Welterweight division. Miletich holds a third degree black belt in Shuri-ryu karate and a black belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. He is the founder of Miletich Fighting Systems, which trains some of the most talented and popular fighters in MMA. Miletich also coached the two-time IFL champions, the Quad City Silverbacks.

Professional Career Statistics

Pro Record 29-7-2 (Win-Loss-Draw)
Career Length 13 years, 1 month, 13 days
Rounds Fought 69.4
Avg. Fights/Year 2.9
Longest Layoff 4 years, 6 months, 1 day
Quickest Turnaround 2 weeks

Record BreakDown

- KO/TKO SUB DEC
Wins 5 18 6
Losses 4 2 1
Finish Rate 79.3%
Finished Rate 85.7%
Win by Decision Rate 20.7%
Loss by Decision Rate 14.3%
Win by KO Rate 17.2%
Loss by KO Rate 57.1%
Win by SUB Rate 62.1%
Loss by SUB Rate 28.6%
Win Method
Loss Method

Current Streak

1 Win

Quick Hits

Fastest Win 00:40
Fastest KO 02:20
Fastest SUB 00:40
Ave. Rounds (Ws) 1.8
Ave. Length of Fight (Ws) 08:47
Ave. Rounds (Ls) 1.5
Ave. Length of Fight (Ls) 07:25
Finish Rounds
Finished Rounds

Official Professional Fight Record

Date Opponent Weightclass Method Round Time
Official MMA Fight Results 12/11/2008 W
(28-7-2)
Thomas Denny
(26-17-0)
WW
(169.5 vs. 170.0)
KO
Adrenaline MMA II
2 0:50
NSF 09/23/2006 L
(28-6-2)
Renzo Gracie
(10-6-1)
Submission (Guillotine Choke)
International Fight League: World Team Championship
1 3:37
Official MMA Fight Results 03/22/2002 L
(28-5-2)
Matt Lindland
(6-0-0)
MW
(183.0 vs. 184.0)
TKO/RSC (Referee Stoppage from Strikes)
UFC 36: Worlds Collide
1 3:09
Official MMA Fight Results 06/29/2001 W
(27-5-2)
Shonie Carter
(17-5-5)
KO (Kick)
UFC 32: Showdown In The Medowlands
2 2:42
Official MMA Fight Results 05/04/2001 L
(27-4-2)
Carlos Newton
(9-5-0)
WW Submission (Choke)
UFC 31: Locked and Loaded
3 2:50
NSF 12/16/2000 W
(26-4-2)
Kenichi Yamamoto
(3-2-0)
WW Submission (Guillotine Choke)
UFC 29: Defense of the Belts
2 1:57
NSF 08/23/2000 L
(26-3-2)
Kiyoshi Tamura
(21-5-2)
Decision (Majority Decision)
Rings: Millennium Combine 3
2 5:00
NSF 06/09/2000 W
(25-3-2)
John Alessio
(6-4-0)
WW Submission (Arm Bar)
UFC 26: Ultimate Field of Dreams
2 1:43
NSF 01/15/2000 L
(25-2-2)
Jose Landi Johns
(15-3-0)
TKO/RSC (Didn't Answer the bell for Round 2)
World Extreme Fighting 8: Goin' Platinum
1 8:00
NSF 08/21/1999 W
(24-2-2)
Shonie Carter
(9-1-3)
Decision (Unanimous Decision)
Extreme Challenge 27
4 5:00
NSF 07/16/1999 W
(23-2-2)
Andre Pederneiras
(1-0-0)
WW TKO/RSC (Doctor Stoppage from a Cut)
UFC 21: Return of the Champions
2 1:34
NSF 02/02/1999 L
(23-1-2)
Jutaro Nakao
(6-3-1)
KO (Choked Unconscious from a Triangle Choke)
Superbrawl 11
1 9:22
NSF 01/08/1999 W
(22-1-2)
Jorge Patino
(8-3-0)
WW Decision (Unanimous Decision)
UFC 18: Road to the Heavyweight Title
1 21:00
NSF 10/16/1998 W
(21-1-2)
Mikey Burnett
(4-1-0)
WW Decision (Split Decision)
UFC: Ultimate Brazil
1 21:00
NSF 08/22/1998 D
(21-1-1)
Daniel Severn
(28-3-2)
Draw
Extreme Challenge 20
1 20:00
NSF 06/27/1998 W
(20-1-1)
Al Buck
(1-2-0)
Submission (Arm Triangle Choke)
Mid-West Shootfighting Tournament
1 7:49
NSF 05/30/1998 W
(19-1-1)
Clayton Miller
(7-13-0)
Submission (Reverse Triangle Choke)
Cage Combat 2
1 0:40
NSF 03/13/1998 W
(17-1-1)
Townsend Saunders
(0-0-0)
Decision (Split Decision)
UFC 16: Battle in the Bayou
1 15:00
NSF 03/13/1998 W
(17-1-1)
Chris Brennan
(4-1-1)
Submission (Choke)
UFC 16: Battle in the Bayou
1 9:01
NSF 11/15/1997 W
(16-1-1)
Chris Brennan
(4-0-1)
Decision (Split Decision)
Extreme Challenge Trials: November 1997
1 30:00
NSF 08/30/1997 D
(16-1-0)
Chris Brennan
(4-0-0)
Draw
Extreme Challenge 9
1 20:00
NSF 06/25/1997 W
(15-1-0)
Chuck Kim
(0-2-0)
Submission (Rear Naked Choke)
Extreme Challenge 7
1 10:46
NSF 03/28/1997 L
(15-0-0)
Matt Hume
(3-5-0)
TKO/RSC (Doctor Stoppage from a Broken Nose)
Extreme Fighting 4
1 5:00
NSF 02/15/1997 W
(14-0-0)
Chad Cox
(0-0-0)
Submission
Extreme Challenge 3
1 1:39
NSF 02/01/1997 W
(13-0-0)
Paul Kimbrel
(0-0-0)
Submission (Arm Bar)
Extreme Challenge 2
1 5:12
NSF 01/17/1997 W
(12-0-0)
Jason Nicholson
(2-1-0)
Decision (Unanimous Decision)
Superbrawl 3
1 15:00
NSF 11/23/1996 W
(11-0-0)
Earl Loucks
(0-0-0)
Submission (Keylock)
Extreme Challenge 1
1 7:00
NSF 09/01/1996 W
(10-0-0)
Patrick Assalone
(0-0-0)
Submission (Arm Bar)
Brawl at the Ballpark
1 4:05
NSF 07/26/1996 W
(9-0-0)
Matt Andersen
(1-1-0)
Submission (Punches)
Gladiators Iowa 1
1 5:21
NSF 05/11/1996 W
(8-0-0)
Yasunori Matsumoto
(5-1-0)
TKO/RSC (Doctor Stoppage from a Cut)
Quad City Ultimate 2
1 16:50
NSF 02/10/1996 W
(5-0-0)
Rick Gravesen
(1-1-0)
Submission (Rear Naked Choke)
Battle of the Masters 2
1 0:46
NSF 02/10/1996 W
(5-0-0)
Bob Gholson
(0-0-0)
KO
Battle of the Masters 2
1 2:20
NSF 02/10/1996 W
(5-0-0)
Andrey Dudko
(0-0-0)
Submission (Rear Naked Choke)
Battle of the Masters 2
1 2:49
NSF 01/20/1996 W
(3-0-0)
Ed McLennan
(0-0-0)
Submission (Arm Bar)
Quad City Ultimate 1
1 1:28
NSF 01/20/1996 W
(3-0-0)
Rick Gravesen
(0-0-0)
Submission (Rear Naked Choke)
Quad City Ultimate 1
1 1:53
NSF 10/28/1995 W
(0-0-0)
Yasunori Matsumoto
(0-0-0)
Submission (Rear Naked Choke)
Battle of the Masters 1
1 16:15
NSF 10/28/1995 W
(0-0-0)
Angelo Rivera
(0-0-0)
Submission (Rear Naked Choke)
Battle of the Masters 1
1 1:40
NSF 10/28/1995 W
(0-0-0)
Kevin Marino
(0-0-0)
Submission (Rear Naked Choke)
Battle of the Masters 1
1 3:28
* 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