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. 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'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.
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".
Mixed martial arts recordEdit
|Professional record breakdown|
|26||19 wins||5 losses|
|Toby Imada||Bellator 13||04-08-2010||Hollywood, Florida, USA|
|Loss||19-5||Luis Palomino||Decision (Split)||G-Force Fights “Bad Blood 3”||02-04-2010||3||5:00||Miami, Florida, USA|
|Win||19-4||Satoru Kitaoka||KO (Punches)||Sengoku 11||11-07-2009||2||3:03||Tokyo, Japan|
|Win||18-4||Eric Reynolds||Submission (Rear Naked Choke)||Bellator 12||06-19-2009||3||3:33||Hollywood, Florida, USA||160 lb Catchweight|
|Loss||17-4||Toby Imada||Technical Submission (Inverted Triangle Choke)||Bellator 5||05-01-2009||3||3:22||Dayton, Ohio, USA||LW Semi-Final Tournament Bout|
|Win||17-3||Nick Agallar||TKO (Strikes)||Bellator 1||03-03-2009||1||1:19||Hollywood, Florida, USA||LW Quarter-Final Tournament Bout|
|Win||16-3||Seung Hwan Bang||Decision (Unanimous)||Sengoku 6||11-01-2008||3||5:00||Saitama, Japan|
|Win||15-3||Ryan Schultz||TKO (Punches)||Sengoku 5||9-28-2008||1||1:57||Tokyo, Japan|
|Loss||14-3||Rodrigo Damm||TKO (Punch)||Sengoku 3||6-8-2008||2||4:38||Saitama, Japan|
|Win||14-2||Ryan Healy||Decision (Unanimous)||Strikeforce: At The Dome||2-23-2008||3||5:00||Tacoma, Washington, USA|
|Win||13-2||Brant Rose||TKO (Kick)||Crazy Horse Fights||12-11-2007||1||0:56||Fort Lauderdale, Florida, USA|
|Win||12-2||Matt Lee||TKO (Strikes)||Strikeforce: Playboy Mansion||9-29-2007||1||1:33||Beverly Hills, California, USA|
|Win||11-2||Yves Edwards||KO (Kick)||BodogFIGHT: Alvarez vs Lee||7-14-2007||2||2:19||Trenton, New Jersey, USA|
|Win||10-2||Steve Berger||Decision (Unanimous)||BodogFight - St. Petersburg||12-15-2006||3||5:00||St. Petersburg, Russia|
|Win||9-2||Keith Wisniewski||Decision||BodogFight - Costa Rica||8-22-2006||3||5:00||Costa Rica|
|Win||8-2||Nuri Shakir||Decision (Unanimous)||Absolute Fighting Championships 17||6-24-2006||3||5:00||Fort Lauderdale, Florida, USA|
|Win||7-2||David Gardner||TKO (Punches and Elbows)||Absolute Fighting Championships 15||2-18-2006||2||0:14||Fort Lauderdale, Florida, USA|
|Loss||6-2||Paul Rodriguez||Submission (Rear Naked Choke)||Absolute Fighting Championships 13||7-30-2005||1||2:27||Fort Lauderdale, Florida, USA|
|Win||6-1||Joe Lauzon||TKO (Knees)||Absolute Fighting Championships 12||4-30-2005||2||3:57||Fort Lauderdale, Florida, USA|
|Loss||5-1||Rafael Assuncao||Decision (Unanimous)||Full Throttle 1||4-21-2005||3||5:00||Georgia, USA|
|Win||5-0||Justin Wisniewski||Decision (Majority)||Absolute Fighting Championships 8||5-1-2004||2||5:00||Fort Lauderdale, Florida, USA|
|Win||4-0||Julian Ortega||Decision||Absolute Fighting Championships 6||12-6-2003||2||5:00||Fort Lauderdale, Florida, USA|
|Win||3-0||Rolando Delgado||TKO (Punches)||Absolute Fighting Championships 5||9-5-2003||2||2:14||Fort Lauderdale, Florida, USA|
|Win||2-0||Brian Geraghty||Decision (Unanimous)||Absolute Fighting Championships 4||7-19-2003||2||5:00||Fort Lauderdale, Florida, USA|
|Win||1-0||Brandon Bledsoe||KO (Punch)||Absolute Fighting Championships 3||5-24-2003||1||3:55||Fort Lauderdale, Florida, USA|