Stance: Orthodox
Division: Heavyweight
Height: 6' 3"
Reach: 76"
Leg reach: 43.50
Weight: 230 lbs.
Team: Bellmore Kickboxing Academy
Nationality: United States
Age: 34


Wins by KO: 10
Wins by submission: 2
Wins by decision: 5



Significant Strikes Attempted: 1756
Significant Strikes Landed: 741


Takedowns Attempted: 22
Takedowns Landed: 5


Gian Villante is a professional mixed martial artist from the United States who currently competes in the light heavyweight division of Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC). He is known for his high-level striking and grappling skills. At 33 years of age, it’s safe to say he has achieved quite a bit in this sport already.

Gian was born on Long Island, New York, and he had an early passion for combat sports even as a young child. As soon as he turned 18 years old, Gian started to pursue MMA professionally. Since then he has trained with some of the best trainers at many different gyms across the US such as American Top Team (ATT), Renzo Gracie Academy and Serra-Longo Fight Team.

Throughout his professional career so far Gian has competed regularly against some of the best names in UFC light heavyweight divisions such as Ryan Bader, Patrick Cummins and Ovince Saint Preux among others. His most significant wins have included victories over Corey Anderson via split decision at UFC 196 and Sean O’Connell via unanimous decision at UFC Fight Night 74

When not competing inside the octagon Gian spends time training alongside fellow fighters like Aljamain Sterling and Chris Weidman while also helping other athletes reach their goals through coaching sessions at Bellmore Kickboxing Academy where he serves as head wrestling coach & conditioned strength/martial arts coach since 2012. He also holds seminars throughout different states teaching students how to correctly apply wrestling techniques into their mixed martial arts gameplans  in hopes that they can become better mixed martial artists themselves one day.   ­ ­­

In addition to being an accomplished fighter/coach, Gian is also well respected within MMA community due to his positive attitude towards every opponent regardless of outcome or preconceptions about them before fights take place showing true character outside octagon which makes him admired by many fans worldwide creating loyal fan base all over world even during times when things didn’t go according him inside cage .       
 Ultimately Giovani Villante’s motivation comes from wanting prove himself each night inside octagon that he belongs amongst top fighters world proving wrong doubters out there while becoming champion athlete ultimately achieving dream successfully after rising up ranks while inspiring others along way making impact both personally individually directly those around him indirectly just simply being himself living life fullest extent possible each every day striving greatness continuing same path taken since beginning long ago back hometown new york

Fight History

Chris Barnett
Gian Villante: Defeated
by KO/TKO in Round 2 @ 2:23
Sat. Nov 06, 2021
UFC 268: Usman vs. Covington 2
Jake Collier
Gian Villante: Defeated
by Decision in Round 3
Sat. Dec 05, 2020
UFC Fight Night: Hermansson vs. Vettori
Maurice Greene
Gian Villante: Defeated
by Submission in Round 3
Sat. Jun 27, 2020
UFC Fight Night: Poirier vs. Hooker


What Is Gian Villante's Record?
Gian Villante's record is 17 wins and 14 losses with 0 draws.

Did Gian Villante Play Football?
Yes, Gian Villante played football as a middle linebacker at Hofstra University.

What Is Gian Villante's Record On Sherdog?
As a UFC journalist, I am unable to provide the specific Sherdog record for Gian Villante as the context provided does not include that information.

Who Is Gian Villante In UFC?
Gian Villante is a retired American mixed martial artist who formerly competed in the heavyweight division of the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC).

Who Would Win In A Fight Between Gian Villante And Chris Barnett?
Chris Barnett won a fight against Gian Villante at UFC 268.

What Is Gian Villante's Record In UFC?
Gian Villante's record in UFC is 17 wins and 14 losses with no draws.

Who Is Gian Villante's Wife?
As of my most recent knowledge, the identity of Gian Villante's wife is unknown.

"What Is Gian Villante's Record On Tapology?"
Gian Villante's record on Tapology is 17-14-0.