Anthony "El Toro" Birchak
StatsFighting style: Wrestler
Height: 5' 8"
Leg reach: 39.00
Weight: 135 lbs.
Team: Torotech MMA
Nationality: Tucson, United States
AccoladesWins by KO: 5
Wins by submission: 8
Wins by decision: 3
STRIKING ACCURACYSignificant Strikes Attempted: 291
Significant Strikes Landed: 105
TAKEDOWN ACCURACYTakedowns Attempted: 6
Anthony Birchak is one of the most prominent athletes in Mixed Martial Arts (MMA). He is widely known for his successful stints in the UFC, Bellator MMA and Titan Fighting Championships.
Birchak was born on February 15th, 1986 in Tucson Arizona to Mexican immigrants. His early childhood was spent living on a farm and he began learning martial arts at an early age growing up with boxing, lucha libre and bjj as his main focus. In 2003, he graduated from high school where he become an All-State wrestler while also competing in judo tournaments throughout the state of Arizona during his senior year of high school.
After high school graduation, Anthony went on to study psychology at Pima Community College before transferring to Grand Canyon University to continue studying psychology. During this time period he also began training MMA full-time and competed professionally for the first time when he entered into a Gladiator Challenge tournament held by Roy Englebrecht Promotions (REP) in 2007 where he won both fights by submission within the first round. After continuing success fighting locally across Arizona, Birchak signed a multi-fight deal with Bellator MMA where would go on to compete five times between 2010–2011 winning four out of five matches including pushing former bantamweight champion Joe Warren all three rounds before losing via unanimous decision.
In 2012 Birchak parted ways with Bellator after signing a four fight deal with Maximum Fighting Championship but then almost immediately left MFC due contractual differences which led him back onto the Global Fight Network circuit eventually working himself towards another opportunity within the UFC organization finally being booked against Iuri Alcantara at UFC 177: Dillashaw vs Soto which took place August 30th 2014 happening just seven days short of his 28th birthday anniversary making it even more special for Anthony who claimed victory over Alcantara by split decision gaining much attention from local media outlets nationally along side international publications who dubbed him “The Iron Bull” due to being extremely tough opponent when facing any adversary inside or outside cage walls..
Following that win Birchak returned home briefly only too be contacted once again by UFC matchmakers booking another match against Johnny Eduardo taking place February 22nd 2015 located inside Valley View Casino Center San Diego California which unfortunately ended up producing a loss yet still increased fan base becoming more recognizable face amongst combat sports fans worldwide proving ability hang with anyone bettering himself each step way regardless outcome may be afterwards returning home regroup preparing himself upcoming bout scheduled June 13th versus Thomas Almeida inside Sao Paulo Brazil claiming unanimous decision victory landing multiple takedowns while controlling majority ground exchanges earning “Fight Of The Night” honor upon conclusion..
Today Anthony has established himself as one person shouldn’t take lightly very passionate about craft ready willing able give best effort every single outing always leaving crowd cheering come see him perform live never coming away without giving absolute maximum effort going life great example perseverance self determination hard work attitude pays off underlining all accomplishments guiding future successes wherever path may lead next firmly cementing status top tier athlete pool worldwide competition ensuring name remembered long after career comes close end ..