Matt Serra

From: Long Island, New York USA

Age: 36

Training: Cardio in the morning, Sparring, Wrestling or Jiu-Jitsu in the evening.
When and why did you start training for fighting? My father was a lifelong martial artist and got me involved at an early age.

What ranks and titles have you held? Former UFC Welterweight Champion, Pan Am Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Gold Medalist - 1999, Worlds Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Champion - 1999, Abu Dhabi Qualifier Winner - 2000, Runner up Abu Dhabi Championships – 2001, TUF4 Welterweight Winner. Black Belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu under Renzo Gracie.

Do you have any heroes? My Father

What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC? It means the world to me; I was a fan since UFC 1

What was your job before you started fighting? Teaching Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu

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