Jorge Masvidal

A photo of Jorge Masvidal.

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Jorge "Gamebred" Masvidal (born November 12, 1984) is a Peruvian-American, professional mixed martial artist who currently resides in Miami, Florida where he trains with American Top Team. His pro MMA record is 19 wins with 5 losses. He recently competed for Bellator Fighting Championships in April 2009. He has notable wins over UFC standout Joe Lauzon, former IFL Lightweight Champion Ryan Schultz, and UFC, Pride, and Bodog veteran Yves Edwards and most recently former Sengoku Lightweight Champion Satoru Kitaoka.

Mixed Martial ArtsEdit

Masvidal's most high profile victory came in the main event of the Absolute Fighting Championships XXII event held on April 30, 2005. The fight was against current UFC competitor and The Ultimate Fighter 5 contestant Joe Lauzon, who came in undefeated at eight wins and no losses with all eight wins by way of submission. Jorge won via Technical Knock Out in the second round with a flurry of punches.

Jorge has garnered impressive 3-0 record in the now defunct Bodog Fight promotion, including decision victories over Keith Wisniewski, Steve Berger, and a head kick knockout over respected PRIDE Fighting Championships and UFC veteran Yves Edwards.

Bellator Fighting ChampionshipsEdit

Masvidal was recently signed by Bellator Fighting Championships and entered their lightweight tournament in April 2009[1]. Masvidal won his first round fight via TKO in the first round. However, he lost in the semi-finals to Toby Imada at Bellator V by inverted triangle choke submission. This upset loss to Imada has been acknowledge by Sherdog and MMA Junkie as Submission of the Year.

Masvidal faced and defeated Eric Reynolds at Bellator 12 in a 160 lb catchweight fight with a Rear Naked Choke.


Masvidal's professional boxing debut took place on June 8, 2005. He defeated Joseph Benjamin (1-11-2) at the Radisson Mart Plaza Hotel in Miami, FL. The victory came via Majority Decision after 4 rounds and he hasn't competed in Boxing again since.

Street FightsEdit

Masvidal had made a name for himself locally in Miami after participating in two street fights that became popular on the internet. The videos feature him competing against Kimbo Slice's protégé "Ray".[1]

Mixed martial arts recordEdit

Result Record Opponent Method Event Title Date Round Time Location Notes
United States flag Toby Imada Bellator 13 04-08-2010 United States flag Hollywood, Florida, USA
Loss 19-5 United States flag Luis Palomino Decision (Split) G-Force Fights “Bad Blood 3” 02-04-2010 3 5:00 United States flag Miami, Florida, USA
Win 19-4 Japan flag Satoru Kitaoka KO (Punches) Sengoku 11 11-07-2009 2 3:03 Japan flag Tokyo, Japan
Win 18-4 United States flag Eric Reynolds Submission (Rear Naked Choke) Bellator 12 06-19-2009 3 3:33 United States flag Hollywood, Florida, USA 160 lb Catchweight
Loss 17-4 United States flag Toby Imada Technical Submission (Inverted Triangle Choke) Bellator 5 05-01-2009 3 3:22 United States flag Dayton, Ohio, USA LW Semi-Final Tournament Bout
Win 17-3 United States flag Nick Agallar TKO (Strikes) Bellator 1 03-03-2009 1 1:19 United States flag Hollywood, Florida, USA LW Quarter-Final Tournament Bout
Win 16-3 South Korea flag Seung Hwan Bang Decision (Unanimous) Sengoku 6 11-01-2008 3 5:00 Japan flag Saitama, Japan
Win 15-3 United States flag Ryan Schultz TKO (Punches) Sengoku 5 9-28-2008 1 1:57 Japan flag Tokyo, Japan
Loss 14-3 Brazil flag Rodrigo Damm TKO (Punch) Sengoku 3 6-8-2008 2 4:38 Japan flag Saitama, Japan
Win 14-2 United States flag Ryan Healy Decision (Unanimous) Strikeforce: At The Dome 2-23-2008 3 5:00 United States flag Tacoma, Washington, USA
Win 13-2 United States flag Brant Rose TKO (Kick) Crazy Horse Fights 12-11-2007 1 0:56 United States flag Fort Lauderdale, Florida, USA
Win 12-2 United States flag Matt Lee TKO (Strikes) Strikeforce: Playboy Mansion 9-29-2007 1 1:33 United States flag Beverly Hills, California, USA
Win 11-2 Bahamas flag Yves Edwards KO (Kick) BodogFIGHT: Alvarez vs Lee 7-14-2007 2 2:19 United States flag Trenton, New Jersey, USA
Win 10-2 United States flag Steve Berger Decision (Unanimous) BodogFight - St. Petersburg 12-15-2006 3 5:00 Russia flag St. Petersburg, Russia
Win 9-2 United States flag Keith Wisniewski Decision BodogFight - Costa Rica 8-22-2006 3 5:00 Costa Rica flag Costa Rica
Win 8-2 United States flag Nuri Shakir Decision (Unanimous) Absolute Fighting Championships 17 6-24-2006 3 5:00 United States flag Fort Lauderdale, Florida, USA
Win 7-2 United States flag David Gardner TKO (Punches and Elbows) Absolute Fighting Championships 15 2-18-2006 2 0:14 United States flag Fort Lauderdale, Florida, USA
Loss 6-2 United States flag Paul Rodriguez Submission (Rear Naked Choke) Absolute Fighting Championships 13 7-30-2005 1 2:27 United States flag Fort Lauderdale, Florida, USA
Win 6-1 United States flag Joe Lauzon TKO (Knees) Absolute Fighting Championships 12 4-30-2005 2 3:57 United States flag Fort Lauderdale, Florida, USA
Loss 5-1 Brazil flag Rafael Assuncao Decision (Unanimous) Full Throttle 1 4-21-2005 3 5:00 United States flag Georgia, USA
Win 5-0 United States flag Justin Wisniewski Decision (Majority) Absolute Fighting Championships 8 5-1-2004 2 5:00 United States flag Fort Lauderdale, Florida, USA
Win 4-0 United States flag Julian Ortega Decision Absolute Fighting Championships 6 12-6-2003 2 5:00 United States flag Fort Lauderdale, Florida, USA
Win 3-0 United States flag Rolando Delgado TKO (Punches) Absolute Fighting Championships 5 9-5-2003 2 2:14 United States flag Fort Lauderdale, Florida, USA
Win 2-0 United States flag Brian Geraghty Decision (Unanimous) Absolute Fighting Championships 4 7-19-2003 2 5:00 United States flag Fort Lauderdale, Florida, USA
Win 1-0 United States flag Brandon Bledsoe KO (Punch) Absolute Fighting Championships 3 5-24-2003 1 3:55 United States flag Fort Lauderdale, Florida, USA


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