Marcus Brimage

Marcus Brimage
Marcus Brimage enjoying his first Brunch in Fort Lauderdale, FL- 2013-10-12 12-23.jpg
BornMarcus Clyde Brimage
(1985-04-06) April 6, 1985 (age 32)
Colorado Springs, Colorado
Other namesThe Bama Beast
Height5 ft 4 in (1.63 m)
Weight135 lb (61 kg; 9.6 st)
DivisionLightweight (2007-2011),
Featherweight (2011-2014),
Bantamweight (2014-present)
Reach71.0 in (180 cm)
Fighting out ofCoconut Creek, Florida,
Birmingham, Alabama
TeamAmerican Top Team
Spartan Fitness
Years active2007-present
Mixed martial arts record
By knockout3
By decision4
By knockout3
By submission1
By decision3
Mixed martial arts record from Sherdog


Marcus Clyde Brimage (given birth to Apr 6, 1985) can be an American mixed martial designer. A specialist MMA rival since 2007, Brimage offers produced a name for himself fighting in the South. He was previously signed with the best Fighting Tournament, fighting within their Bantamweight department, until his launch on Oct 16, 2015. He was a rival on Spike TV’s THE BEST Fighter: Group Bisping vs. Group Miller.

Mixed martial arts

Early career

Brimage began pulling interest in fighting techinques after viewing an bout of Dragon Ball Z, and viewing a highlight reel of Quinton Jackson during senior high school. After graduating senior high school, and playing soccer was over, Brimage went to Wallace Condition Community University before graduating from Faulkner School using a bachelor's in legal justice. Brimage continuing to work through, but was still seeking to maintain his competitive heart alive. Brimage started training at an area Muay Thai fitness center by recommendation in one of his personnel sergeants in the armed forces. There Brimage fulfilled Chris Connelly, with whom he afterwards exposed a fitness center, Spartan Fitness, in 2006. Soon after Brimage started fighting as an beginner, collecting a 10–0 record before turning professional in 2007.

Turning professional

In March 2007 Brimage produced his professional debut for Georgia Fighting Championships. Brimage fought and defeated Jason Kwast via unanimous decision. Ten a few months later Brimage came back to competition against upcoming Bellator fighter Bryan Goldsby. Brimage defeated Goldsby via TKO in the next round from the fight.Per month after his second professional fight Brimage was decided on for BET's reality tv program Iron Band. Brimage dropped his only combat for the advertising against Joey Camacho via distribution. Due to accidents Brimage was compelled into a a lot more than two-year hiatus from MMA. Brimage once again came back to MMA against previous UFC veteran Kyle Bradley, defeating him via first-round TKO.Before going to seem on THE BEST Fighter 14 Brimage moved to Coconut Creek, Florida, to teach full-time using the American Top Team.

The Ultimate Fighter

Brimage was selected to seem on both Best Fighter 8 and THE BEST Fighter: USA vs. UK but because of injuries was under no circumstances allowed to obtain onto the present. In 2011, Brimage lowered towards the featherweight department, and signed using the UFC to compete on THE BEST Fighter: Group Bisping vs. Group Miller. In the initial event, Brimage fought Bryson Wailehua-Hansen; earning via TKO in the next round. The earn gained Brimage admittance into the Best Fighter home. He was chosen as part of Team Bisping.Brimage next struggled ex - WEC fighter Bryan Caraway. Brimage dropped the combat in the next round via distribution (rear-naked choke).

Ultimate Fighting Championship

Brimage officially produced his UFC and featherweight debut on Dec 3, 2011, in THE BEST Fighter 14 Finale against Best Fighter castmate Stephen Bass. Brimage received the battle via unanimous decision (30–27, 30–27, 29–28).Brimage then faced Strikeforce transfer Maximo Blanco, on Apr 21, 2012, in UFC 145. After three close, methodical rounds, Brimage received the battle via break up decision.Brimage fought undefeated featherweight potential customer Jimy Hettes on Sept 22, 2012, in UFC 152. Brimage defeated Hettes via unanimous decision, providing Hettes his 1st professional loss.Brimage faced UFC newcomer Conor McGregor on Apr 6, 2013, in UFC on Gas Television 9. He dropped the fight in only over one minute of the 1st circular by TKO.After a year off because of injuries, Brimage came back to handle Russell Doane within a bantamweight bout on July 5, 2014, at UFC 175. He dropped the combat by divide decision.Brimage was likely to encounter Erik Perez on November 15, 2014, in UFC 180. Nevertheless, Perez pulled from the bout in mid-October citing a make injury.Brimage was quickly rescheduled to combat Jumabieke Tuerxun on November 8, 2014, in UFC Fight Evening 55. He was victorious in the initial circular after knocking out Tuerxun using a mind kick and follow-up punches.Brimage faced promotional newcomer Cody Garbrandt on January 3, 2015, in UFC 182. He dropped the combat via TKO in the 3rd round.Brimage was likely to encounter Ian Entwistle on July 18, 2015, in UFC Fight Evening 72. Nevertheless, Entwistle pulled from the combat in past due June for undisclosed factors and was changed by Jimmie Rivera. He dropped the combat via KO in the initial circular. Subsequently, Brimage premiered from the advertising.

Post-UFC career

Brimage dropped his third reduction inside a row when he took on bantamweight potential customer Soo Chul Kim in Street FC 29 on March 12, 2016, where he lost with a unanimous decision after 3 rounds.

Mixed martial arts record

Professional record breakdown 14 fits 7 wins 7 loss By knockout 3 3 By distribution 0 1 By decision 4 3 Res. Record Opponent Technique Event Date Circular Time Location Records Reduction 7–7 Leonardo Morales Decision (unanimous) Viva Nicaragua Canal 13 -MMA Battle 000000002016-06-25-0000June 25, 2016 3 5:00 Managua, Nicaragua Reduction 7–6 Soo Chul Kim Decision (unanimous) Street FC 029 000000002016-03-12-0000March 12, 2016 3 5:00 Wonju, South Korea Reduction 7–5 Jimmie Rivera KO (punches) UFC Combat Night time: Bisping vs. Leites 000000002015-07-18-0000July 18, 2015 1 1:29 Glasgow, Scotland Reduction 7–4 Cody Garbrandt TKO (punches) UFC 182 000000002015-01-03-0000January 3, 2015 3 4:50 NEVADA, Nevada, USA Get 7–3 Jumabieke Tuerxun KO (mind kick) UFC Battle Night time: Rockhold vs. Bisping 000000002014-11-08-0000November 8, 2014 1 2:58 Sydney, Australia Reduction 6–3 Russell Doane Decision (break up) UFC 175 000000002014-07-05-0000July 5, 2014 3 5:00 NEVADA, Nevada, USA Bantamweight debut. Reduction 6–2 Conor McGregor TKO (punches) UFC on Energy Television: Mousasi vs. Latifi 000000002013-04-06-0000April 6, 2013 1 1:07 Stockholm, Sweden Get 6–1 Jimy Hettes Decision (unanimous) UFC 152 000000002012-09-22-0000September 22, 2012 3 5:00 Toronto, Ontario, Canada Get 5–1 Maximo Blanco Decision (break up) UFC 145 000000002012-04-21-0000April 21, 2012 3 5:00 Atlanta, Georgia, USA Get 4–1 Stephen Bass Decision (unanimous) THE BEST Fighter 14 Finale 000000002011-12-03-0000December 3, 2011 3 5:00 NEVADA, Nevada, USA Featherweight debut. Get 3–1 Kyle Bradley TKO (punches) USA MMA 13 000000002010-07-31-0000July 31, 2010 1 3:01 Baton Rouge, Louisiana, USA Reduction 2–1 Joey Camacho Distribution (choke) Iron Band 000000002008-02-18-0000February 18, 2008 1 1:27 New Orleans, Louisiana, USA Get 2–0 Bryan Goldsby TKO (punches) Xtreme Freestyle Fighting 7 000000002008-01-19-0000January 19, 2008 2 1:07 Birmingham, Alabama, USA Get 1–0 Jason Kwast Decision (unanimous) Georgia FC 2 000000002007-03-17-0000March 17, 2007 3 5:00 Georgia, USA

See also

MMA portal Set of male combined martial artists