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Who is UFC Liverpool star Paddy the Baddy Pimblett?

If your UFC fan then you would have most likely heard the name Paddy the Baddy. Whether your a fan or not has his eye set on the takeover and says nothings going to get in his way.

"Im a scouser, we don't get knocked out"

Paddy after his Cage Warriors win.

Who is UFC Liverpool star Paddy the Baddy Pimblett

He has recently been causing quite a stir in the UFC lightweight devision and as of the 23rd of July 2022 he holds a record of 19 wins and 3 losses (19-3-0). The 27 year old, Merseyside born fighter has had a quick rise to fame and has become household name in Liverpool. Outside Liverpool he has grabbed the attention of the media and fans with his funny and down to earth personality that comes across when he speaks in interviews and post fight speeches.

Early Career

After watching UFC 103 a young Paddy decided he wanted to start training MMA. At 15 years old he would walk in Paul Rimmers Next Generation gym and begun training 4 times a week. Paddy made his professional debut in 2012 aged 17 fighting on OMMAC 15 against Nathan Thomas. After continuing his win streak and obtaining a record of 3- 0 he signed with UK fighting organisation Cage Warriors the following year.

Paddy made his debut at CW 56 (Cage Warriors) against Florian Clarin in which he won by unanimous decision. He went on to lose his next fight against jujitsu fighter Cameron Else via a first round submission.

Who is UFC Liverpool star Paddy the Baddy Pimblett

Following his loss he went on an incredible seven fight winning streak and was rewarded with a shot at the Cage Warriors Featherweight Title. He fought Johnny Frachey at the Echo Arena in Liverpool and won by TKO in the first round.

On April 1st 2017 he lost the Title to mixed martial artist Nad Narimani by unanimous decision.

UFC Career

Paddy changed his weight class after his loss against Nad Narimani and moved to the Lightweight division.

On September 4 2021 Paddy made his UFC debut agaisnt Luigi Vendramini when his fought on the card for UFCFight Night 191. He knocked out his opponent in the first round after predicting he would do so in an interview prior.

This earned Paddy earned a bonus for performance of the night and rightly so! Whilst fighting for the UFC he continued to train with Next Generation Gym remaining close to his

Shortly after this Paddy signed a $1,000,000. endorsement deal with Barstool sports and went onto fight Rodrigo Vargas on March 19th 2022 at UFC Fight Night 204. Pimblett won the fight by submission in the first round wining him another performance of the night award.

Not satisfied with his 2 - 0 record Paddy the Baddy went onto choke out opponent Jordan Leavitt with a rear naked choke hold on the second round. unsirporismgly it won him another performance of the night bringing his record to 3-0.

Paddy Pimblett submits Jordan Leavitt via rear naked choke in the second round at UFC London.

Who is UFC Liverpool star Paddy the Baddy Pimblett

Paddy T bags UFC opponent Jordan Leavitt at UFC London

Who is UFC Liverpool star Paddy the Baddy Pimblett

Can he carry on this superb run of form to launch his career into superstardom?

Paddys first interview at 16 before fame.

Paddy outside the cage.

Facts about Paddy Pimblett

  • At 21 years old he was offered a contract at the UFC but turned it down because he felt he didn't have the ability to compete at UFC level.

  • His Reach is 73 in (185 cm)

  • He was won by submission 9 times and lost by submission once.

  • On March 20, 2021, he submitted Davide Martinez at “Cage Warriors 122” in London. On September 4, 2021, he made his UFC debut at “UFC Vegas 36” in Enterprise, Nevada, United States where he knocked out Luigi Vendramini.

  • He is a 1st degree black belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu under Paul Rimmer

  • His team is Next Generation MMA Liverpool

  • In 2015, he submitted two Full Contact Contender opponents namely Kevin Petshi and Miguel Haro both via rear-naked choke.

  • He is a huge Liverpool FC fan

  • He was born and raised in Huyton, Knowsley, Merseyside, England,

  • Paddy is a close friend of fellow Liverpudlian mixed martial artist Molly McCann

  • He has won by KO 6 times.

  • He love fast food and boasted about eating Costco cooked with Nutella during lockdown.

  • He said this to say about Jake Paul in an interview with Seconds Out: "I've told you all, he knows who the boy is, he knows who the face of the UFC is now and it's me.I'd f****** snap his leg for him or knock him clean out.

  • His Date of Birth Is March1st1995

  • He is a Pisces

  • Paddy proposed to his long time girlfriend in February 2020

Paddy‘s octagon interview.


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