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William Knight

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William Knight

Histórico do atleta


Learn more about William Knight's UFC history, fighter facts, and Q&A below.

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Cidade natal
Manchester, Estados Unidos
Thornton Mixed Martial Arts
Estilo de luta
Estreia no UFC
Alcance das pernas
  • Pro since 2018

  • Nine wins by knockout

  • Has won five of his last eight; on two-fight losing streak

  • Six first-round finishes

  • 2-1 between DWCS appearances

  • Origin of nickname: “From the game Soul Blade.”

UFC on ESPN (4/16/22) Knight was stopped by Devin Clark via strikes at 3:21 of the third round

UFC 271 (2/12/22) Knight lost a three round unanimous decision to Maxim Grishin

UFC on ESPN (12/4/21) Knight won a three round unanimous decision over Alonzo Menifield

UFC on ESPN (8/21/21) Knight knocked out Fabio Cherant at 3:58 of the first round

UFC on ABC (4/10/21) Knight lost a three round unanimous decision to Da-un Jung

UFC 253 (9/26/20) Knight won a three round unanimous decision over Aleksa Camur


Dana White's Contender Series, Season 4

Episode 5 (9/1/20) Knight stopped Cody Brundage via strikes at 2:23 of the first round


Dana White's Contender Series, Season 3

Episode 8 (8/13/19) Knight stopped Herdem Alecabek via strikes at 4:34 of the third round

When and why did you start training for fighting? End of 2015, because I was lazy and not doing anything.

What ranks and titles have you held? Ranked #1 LHW in New England as amateur and pro. Premier FC champ amateur and pro, amateur Reality Fighting champ, NYFE amateur champ

What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC? To be established, take care of my family and use this platform to put Connecticut on the map.

Did you go to college and if so what degree did you earn? Automotive tech school.

What was your job before you started fighting? Maintenance / merchandise handler

Favorite grappling technique: Hip throw

Favorite striking technique: Basic 1-2