Braxton "The Beautiful Monster" Smith
Height: 5' 11"
Weight: 257 lbs.
Braxton Smith is an up-and-coming Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) athlete with a bright future. Born in California, he grew up playing football and wrestling before deciding to pursue a career in MMA. He began his training at the age of sixteen when he joined the American Kickboxing Academy and quickly showed his potential. After two years, Smith had won several amateur fights and was ready to make his professional debut.
Smith made his UFC debut against Adam Wieczorek at UFC Fight Night 135 in Lincoln, Nebraska on August 25th, 2018. Despite being an underdog going into the fight, Braxton used effective striking combinations to earn a decision victory over Wieczorek in three rounds of exciting action. This impressive win earned him Performance of the Night honors from the organization as well as plenty of attention from MMA fans around the world.
Since then, Braxton has continued to impress with wins over Elias Garcia Tena at UFC Fight Night 155 and Christian Aguilera at UFC 242 – both by submission via guillotine choke hold – which have firmly established him as one of rising stars in MMA today. His record currently stands at 4-0 overall since joining the promotion’s ranks with all four victories coming by way of submission or knockout (T/KO). That type of performance has landed him spots on various rankings lists for bantamweight contenders including ESPN’s Top Twenty Pound for Pound Fighters list where he is currently ranked number twenty-eight worldwide – quite an accomplishment for such a young talent!
What makes Braxton such an impressive fighter isn’t just sheer power or dominance but rather that combination between skill set and attitude which allows him to remain composed during any situation inside or outside The Octagon™️️️ . His commitment towards learning more about himself while increasing knowledge not only within martial arts but also nutrition gives Smith that extra edge over opponents whom are often caught off guard due to underestimating their opponent – something we can expect seeing less oftentimes soon enough! Additionally , another honorable trait that sets this mixed martial artist apart from others would definitely be mindfulness through every single exchange whether grappling oriented exchanges or standup battles; thus allowing “The Professor” moniker becoming synonymous alongside his surname Smith!
Much like other successful fighters before him such as Daniel Cormier & Khabib Nurmagomedov who have gone on achieve greatness after entering The Octagon™️ , it seems there are great things ahead for Braxton Smith’s future if he continues down this path towards success . With strong work ethic combined with natural ability already displayed thus far having only been fighting professionally since 2018; one can only guess what achievements will come next !