Cameron VanCamp is a professional mixed martial artist and Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) fighter. He started his training at an early age, having trained in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu since the age of twelve. Cameron’s passion for the sport quickly grew as he progressed through his career, culminating with him turning pro in 2011.
Since turning pro, Cameron has gone on to become one of the most recognizable names in MMA today. In total, he has amassed an impressive record of 14-3-0 across various promotions such as UWC and Bellator MMA. The majority of his wins have come via submission or knockout due to his powerful stand up game and highly advanced grappling skillset that makes it difficult for opponents to defend against him from both positions.
The most notable accomplishment during Cameron’s tenure was when he won the vacant UFC Light Heavyweight Championship title by defeating Anthony Johnson at UFC 191: Johnson vs VanCamp in 2015. Becoming champion meant that Cameron had achieved a lifetime goal, something few fighters ever experience let alone attain due to how grueling the journey can be from amateur to professional fighter status within such a competitive sport like MMA today is so difficult despite consistently putting forth maximum effort into training every day over many years prior leading up to this milestone achievement. This victory also became instrumental in helping propel further recognition within media circles which afforded Cameron not only greater public exposure but also more opportunities outside just intense physical combat inside cage competitions – including featuring on numerous television shows or engaging events held around world discussing martial arts techniques among other subjects related too sports entertainment industry alike could benefit off these types appearances having taken part while representing own individual brand name!
VanCamp’s popularity amongst fans grew even more after becoming light heavyweight champion and would go on defend belt five times before being defeated by current holder Dominick Reyes at UFC Fight Night: Reyes vs Vancamp 2019 making final appearance under organization banner thus far; however instead retiring decided take temporary hiatus shifted focus towards other personal goals life outside fighting competition as well working coach new generation upcoming hopefuls entering into field wish realize same level success achieved throughout illustrious storied career spanning nearly decade long period time!