The UFC’S Bantamweight division is a shark tank overflowing with many talented prospects. In today’s episode of Across The Pond, you will meet a ram-like fighter whose battering style has him poised to tear through the Bantamweight ranks. A professional since May 2013 and representing Genesis Training Center, Matthew Lopez owns a 10-1 record in eleven career bouts consisting of four knockouts, four submissions and two decisions.
In his MMA debut, Matthew defeated Imani Jackson via TKO in the first round. Then he defeated Sammy Silva via unanimous decision. Matthew defeated Miguelito Marti via TKO in the first round. He also defeated John Robles via TKO in round one at RFA 21. At RFA 25, Lopez submitted Devin Turner via rear naked choke in the first round. He also submitted Kevin Clark at RFA 29 and Justin Linn at RFA 31 respectively. At RFA 37, Matthew defeated Eli Finn. At UFC 206 he defeated Mitch Gagnon via unanimous decision. At UFC 212, Matthew defeated Johnny Eduardo via TKO in the first round. Unless you want to get ran over don’t mess with this battering ram!