Justin Willis
"Big Pretty"
8 - 1 - 0
USA
DOB:
19-7-1987
Age:
32 years
Division:
Heavyweight
City/State:
California
Promotion:
Weight
265
Height
6'1
Wins
8
Losses
1
Draws
0
  • KO/TKO
    8/4
    50%
  • SUB
    8/
    %
  • DEC
    8/4
    50%

Background

Born and raised in California, Willis played football through high school and the collegiate level as a lineman at San Jose State University, graduating with a degree in sociology. At the collegiate level, Willis was All-Conference.[2]

Mixed martial arts career

Early career

Willis made his amateur debut in 2009, a second-round loss, before competing again as an amateur bout on the Strikeforce: Diaz vs. Noons 2 against Steve Dickey. Willis won via unanimous decision . After going professional in 2012, Willis amassed a record of 4-1 before being signed by the UFC.[3]

Ultimate Fighting Championship

Willis made his promotional debut on July 16, 2017 against British fighter James Mulheron at UFC Fight Night: Nelson vs. Ponzinibbio. He won via unanimous decision.[4]

Willis then faced Allen Crowder at UFC 218 on December 2, 2017.[5] Willis won via knockout.[6]

Wills faced Chase Sherman on April 21, 2018 at UFC Fight Night 128.[7] He won the fight via unanimous decision.[8]

Wills faced Mark Hunt on December 2, 2018 at UFC Fight Night 142.[9] He won the fight via unanimous decision.[10]

Willis is expected to face Curtis Blaydes on March 23, 2019 at UFC Fight Night 148.[11]

Article source: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Justin_Willis_(martial_artist)

UFC Fight Record
  • Result
    Fighter
    Event
    Finish
    Round
    Time
  • Win
    Fight Night 142
    DEC
    3
    5:00
  • Win
    Fight Night 128
    DEC
    3
    5:00
  • Win
    UFC 218
    KO
    1
    2:33
  • Win
    Fight Night 113
    DEC
    3
    5:00
Heavyweight