"The Death Star"


Stance: Orthodox
Division: Lightweight
Height: 5' 11"
Reach: 74"
Leg reach: 41.00
Weight: 155 lbs.
Team: Pittsburgh Academy
Nationality: Pittsburgh, United States
Out of: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Age: 33


Wins by KO: 9
Wins by submission: 2
Wins by decision: 4


Khama Worthy is an American professional mixed martial arts fighter from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He competes in the Featherweight division of the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC). Since his debut in 2017, he has become one of the most exciting and dynamic fighters on the UFC roster.

Worthy began his MMA career in 2008 at just 19 years old, fighting for regional promotions to hone his skills as a martial artist. After compiling a 7-2 record, he earned himself a contract with UFC where he made his promotional debut at UFC Fight Night 138, losing by split decision to Teruto Ishihara. Despite this setback, Worthy kept competing and eventually earned wins over Luis Peña and Dwight Grant which propelled him into championship contention.

In 2019 Khama Worthy took part in two pivotal fights; firstly beating Devonte Smith via TKO punch at UFC 241 and secondly a classic back-and-forth contest against NASM fighters Justin Jaynes that was awarded ‘Fight of the Night’ honors at UFC Fight Night 166. This earned Khama recognition as one of the top featherweights in MMA today and wetted fans’ appetites for more from The Deathstar going forward 2020.

Outside of competition Khama is an ambassador for multiple charities around Philadelphia including ‘The Giving Back Fund’ working with underprivileged kids to teach them about self discipline through Martial Arts training and help build confidence with educational tools such as tutoring services provided by volunteers from local communities throughout Philadelphia . He also operates several businesses such as ‘Death Star Fitness Center’ which provides personal training services specializing towards amateur athletes who want to take their fitness level up another notch while learning new techniques within mixed martial arts disciplines like wrestling, Jiu Jitsu etc.. To add onto these achievements Khama was recently included on Forbes 30 Under 30 list recognizing young stars who are making positive impacts across multiple industries like sports etc..

On July 15th 2020 Khama will face off against veteran fighter Sean Woodson hoping to solidify himself among the elite ranks of featherweight contenders within MMA today. With endless determination & hard work we can expect only great things coming out from this rising star fighter….So stay tuned!

Fight History

Jai Herbert
Khama Worthy: Defeated
by KO/TKO in Round 1 @ 2:47
Sat. Oct 23, 2021
UFC Fight Night: Costa vs. Vettori
Jamie Mullarkey
Khama Worthy: Defeated
by KO/TKO in Round 1
Sat. Mar 27, 2021
UFC 260: Miocic vs. Ngannou 2
Ottman Azaitar
Khama Worthy: Defeated
by KO/TKO in Round 1
Sat. Sep 12, 2020
UFC Fight Night: Waterson vs. Hill
Luis Pena
Khama Worthy: Winner
by Submission in Round 3
Sat. Jun 27, 2020
UFC Fight Night: Poirier vs. Hooker
Devonte Smith
Khama Worthy: Winner
by KO/TKO in Round 1
Sat. Aug 17, 2019
UFC 241: Cormier vs. Miocic 2


Who Is Khama Worthy In The UFC?
Khama Worthy is a retired American mixed martial artist who competed in the Lightweight division of the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) and other organizations like King of the Cage and CES MMA since turning professional in 2012.

What Gym Does Khama Worthy Train At?
Khama Worthy trains at The Academy of Martial Arts & Fitness.

What Is Khama Worthy's Record?
Khama Worthy's record is 16 wins and 9 losses with no draws.

Does Khama Worthy Participate In Boxing?
Yes, Khama Worthy participates in boxing, as evidenced by his fight against Jonathan Burrs on March 7, 2023, which he won via decision.

What Is Khama Worthy's Record On BoxRec?
As a UFC journalist, I should clarify that Khama Worthy's record wouldn't be on BoxRec as it primarily features records for professional boxers, whereas Khama Worthy is a professional mixed martial artist. His record should be consulted through a platform that manages MMA fighter statistics.

Who Won The Fight Between Khama Worthy And Trevor Peek?
The fight history doesn't provide information on a match between Khama Worthy and Trevor Peek.

"What Is Khama Worthy's Ranking Or Status According To ESPN?"
As a UFC journalist, I must say that the specific ranking or status of Khama Worthy according to ESPN is currently unknown.

What Is The Net Worth Of Khama Worthy?
The net worth of Khama Worthy is currently unknown.

Is Khama Worthy Of The Death Star?
As Khama Worthy's nickname is already "The Death Star", he is indeed worthy of it.