Donald Matthew Grice (born July 29, 1981) is a mixed martial arts fighter. He competes in the Lightweight division. He lost his last fight at UFC 100 against Shannon Gugerty on Jully 11, 2009. Matt has fought four times in the UFC to date, and has also fought in X-1, Freestyle Cage Fighting, and Ultimate Texas Showdown. At Harrah High school, Matt was a 4-time Oklahoma State Wrestling Champion, winning Outstanding Wrestler 3 times, a feat which has never been done by any other competitor. After his senior season, Matt was the most highly recruited wrestler in the nation at his weight, choosing the University of Oklahoma to attend college. During the off-season, Matt was involved in an auto accident, requiring him to have numerous surgeries and cutting his collegiate wrestling career short.
Matt trains with Mad Squabbles in Shawnee, Oklahoma, and also at Titan Martial Arts in Norman, Oklahoma, where he is the head wrestling instructor.
Matt is engaged and has a daughter.
Mixed martial arts recordEdit
|Professional record breakdown|
|17||9 wins||3 losses|
|Loss||9-3||Shannon Gugerty||Submission (Guillotine Choke)||UFC 100||July 11, 2009||1||2:36||Nevada, United States|
|Loss||9-2||Matt Veach||TKO (Strikes)||UFC Fight Night: Lauzon vs. Stephens||February 7, 2009||1||4:34||Florida, United States|
|Win||9-1||Jason Black||Decision (Split)||UFC 77: Hostile Territory||October 20, 2007||3||5:00||Ohio, United States|
|Loss||8-1||Terry Etim||Submission (Guillotine Choke)||UFC 70: Nations Collide||April 21, 2007||1||4:38||Manchester, England|
|Win||8-0||Clint Kerley||Submission||FCF - Freestyle Cage Fighting||January 20, 2007||1||1:08||Oklahoma, United States|
|Win||7-0||Jason Anderson||Submission||FCF - Freestyle Cage Fighting||November 4, 2006||1||0:15||Oklahoma, United States|
|Win||6-0||Dan Marks||Decision (Unanimous)||Extreme Wars 3 - Bay Area Brawl||June 3, 2006||3||California, United States|
|Win||5-0||Lee King||Submission||UTS 5 - Ultimate Texas Showdown 5||April 29, 2006||1||1:46||Texas, United States|
|Win||4-0||Joe Davis||TKO||ACF - Showdown at Sundown||March 10, 2006||1||0:49||Oklahoma, United States|
|Win||3-0||Shervin Alavi||Decision (Unanimous)||UTS 4 - Ultimate Texas Showdown 4||February 25, 2006||3||Texas, United States|
|Win||2-0||Rocky Long||TKO||UTS 3 - Ultimate Texas Showdown 3||November 26, 2005||1||1:00||Texas, United States|
|Win||1-0||Matt Grey||KO||EK - Extreme Fighting||October 1, 2005||1||Oklahoma, United States|
- ↑ Matt Grice - Picking the Perfect Setting to get back in the Win Column. UFC.com (2009-06-25). Retrieved on 2009-06-25.