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Age 35
Gender Male
Height 5' 10"
Weight Class Welterweight

Sam Liera is a MMA fighter with a professional fight record of 11 wins, 12 losses and 0 draws

Professional Career Statistics

Pro Record 11-12-0 (Win-Loss-Draw)
Career Length 13 years
Rounds Fought 31.4
Avg. Fights/Year 1.8
Longest Layoff 3 years, 8 months, 20 days
Quickest Turnaround 4 weeks, 1 day

Record BreakDown

- KO/TKO SUB DEC
Wins 6 4 1
Losses 7 3 2
Finish Rate 90.9%
Finished Rate 83.3%
Win by Decision Rate 9.1%
Loss by Decision Rate 16.7%
Win by KO Rate 54.5%
Loss by KO Rate 58.3%
Win by SUB Rate 36.4%
Loss by SUB Rate 25.0%
Win Method
Loss Method

Current Streak

1 Win

Quick Hits

Fastest Win 00:20
Fastest KO 00:20
Fastest SUB 03:10
Ave. Rounds (Ws) 1.2
Ave. Length of Fight (Ws) 05:48
Ave. Rounds (Ls) 1.6
Ave. Length of Fight (Ls) 07:45
Finish Rounds
Finished Rounds

Official Professional Fight Record

Date Opponent Weightclass Method Round Time
Official MMA Fight Results 05/18/2019 W
(10-12-0)
Frank Schuman
(10-4-0)
WW
(170.3 vs. 170.3)
Submission (Neck Crank)
King of the Cage: River Wars
2 4:12
NSF 09/28/2018 L
(10-11-0)
Jeffrey Peterson
(9-5-0)
WW
(170.0 vs. 170.0)
Decision (Split Decision)
King of the Cage: Full Speed
3 5:00
Official MMA Fight Results 06/02/2017 L
(10-10-0)
Karen Darabedyan
(12-6-0)
WW
(169.0 vs. 170.6)
Submission (Rear Naked Choke)
Legacy Fighting Alliance 13 (LFA 13)
2 1:46
Official MMA Fight Results 09/18/2016 L
(10-9-0)
Kevin Holland
(5-3-0)
MW
(180.8 vs. 184.8)
Submission (Guillotine Choke)
King of the Cage: Martial Law
2 4:23
Official MMA Fight Results 03/05/2016 L
(10-8-0)
Kevin Holland
(4-2-0)
WW
(170.6 vs. 174.6*)
TKO/RSC (Referee Stoppage from Strikes)
King of the Cage: Night of Champions
2 2:56
Official MMA Fight Results 08/29/2015 W
(9-8-0)
Ioannis Palaiologos
(4-3-0)
WW
(169.0 vs. 168.0)
Decision (Unanimous Decision)
King of the Cage: Bitter Rivals
3 5:00
Official MMA Fight Results 03/15/2015 W
(8-8-0)
Preston Scharf
(10-16-0)
WW
(169.2 vs. 170.2)
TKO/RSC (Referee Stoppage from Strikes)
King of the Cage: Coming Home
1 1:55
Official MMA Fight Results 10/02/2014 L
(8-7-0)
Joshua Aveles
(16-9-0)
WW
(160.8 vs. 159.6)
KO
King of the Cage: Battle for the Belt
2 3:48
Official MMA Fight Results 08/07/2014 W
(7-7-0)
Eric Steans, Jr.
(4-1-0)
WW
(160.0 vs. 158.4)
TKO/RSC (Referee Stoppage from Strikes)
King of the Cage: Point of Impact
2 4:06
NSF 11/30/2013 L
(7-6-0)
James Terry
(12-6-0)
WW
(171.0 vs. 171.0)
TKO/RSC (Referee Stoppage from Strikes)
Arise Fighting Championships 11/30/13
3 2:26
Official MMA Fight Results 10/31/2013 W
(6-6-0)
Joe Condon
(9-5-0)
WW Submission (Rear Naked Choke)
King of the Cage: Terrified
1 3:39
NSF 08/17/2013 L
(6-5-0)
Josh Hinkle
(9-3-0)
Decision (Unanimous Decision)
King of the Cage: Unprecedented
3 5:00
Official MMA Fight Results 02/07/2013 L
(6-4-0)
Joshua Aveles
(9-7-0)
WW
(169.6 vs. 168.4)
KO
King of the Cage: Restitution
1 1:29
Official MMA Fight Results 12/20/2012 W
(5-4-0)
David Gomez
(14-5-0)
WW
(170.0 vs. 170.2)
TKO/RSC (Referee Stoppage from Strikes)
King of the Cage: Vigilante
1 4:42
Official MMA Fight Results 10/25/2012 W
(4-4-0)
Scott Catlin
(5-5-0)
WW
(170.8 vs. 168.4)
Submission (Rear Naked Choke)
King of the Cage: Gun Show
2 1:16
Official MMA Fight Results 08/30/2012 W
(3-4-0)
Marcus Mowers
(0-0-0)
WW
(170.2 vs. 176.6*)
Submission (Rear Naked Choke)
King of the Cage: Mercenaries
1 3:10
Official MMA Fight Results 04/26/2012 W
(2-4-0)
John Mercurio
(5-4-0)
WW
(170.4 vs. 170.8)
KO
King of the Cage: Hardcore
2 0:29
Official MMA Fight Results 06/18/2011 L
(2-3-0)
Hans Marrero
(11-6-0)
WW
(174.0* vs. 172.0*)
TKO/RSC
Roy Englebrecht 06/18/11
1 1:19
NSF 09/29/2007 L
(2-2-0)
Luke Stewart
(3-0-0)
TKO/RSC (Referee Stoppage from Strikes)
StrikeForce- Playboy Mansion
1 3:40
NSF 05/12/2007 L
(2-1-0)
Rodrigo Botti De Araujo
(1-0-0)
TKO/RSC
Mixed Martial Arts Championship 1
1 4:29
Official MMA Fight Results 10/07/2006 W
(1-1-0)
Jay Martinez
(6-2-0)
MW
(184.0 vs. 184.0)
KO
California Xtreme Fighting 4
1 0:20
Official MMA Fight Results 07/15/2006 L
(1-0-0)
Polynesis Jackson
(0-1-0)
MW
(182.2 vs. 180.0)
Submission (Rear Naked Choke)
California Xtreme Fighting 2
2 1:45
Official MMA Fight Results 04/29/2006 W
(0-0-0)
Kengo Ura
(5-4-0)
MW
(184.3 vs. 189.5*)
TKO/RSC (Injury)
Valor Fighting: Fourth & B
2 0:00
* 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

Amateur Career Statistics

Amateur Record 1-0-0 (Win-Loss-Draw)
Career Length -
Rounds Fought 0.1
Avg. Fights/Year 1.0
Longest Layoff -
Quickest Turnaround -

Record BreakDown

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

Current Streak

1 Win

Quick Hits

Fastest Win 00:18
Fastest KO 00:18
Fastest SUB -
Ave. Rounds (Ws) 0.1
Ave. Length of Fight (Ws) 00:18
Ave. Rounds (Ls) 0.0
Ave. Length of Fight (Ls) 00:00
Finish Rounds

Official Amateur Fight Record

Date Opponent Weightclass Method Round Time
NSF 08/03/2007 W
(0-0-0)
Josh Williams
(1-0-0)
KO
Total Combat 22
1 0:18
* 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