Fighting style: Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu
Stance: Orthodox
Division: Bantamweight
Height: 5' 8"
Reach: 70"
Leg reach: 38.00
Weight: 125 lbs.
Team: American Top Team (2014–2017)
Nationality: United States
Age: 34


Wins by KO: 2
Wins by submission: 8
Wins by decision: 5



Significant Strikes Attempted: 1022
Significant Strikes Landed: 405


Takedowns Attempted: 9
Takedowns Landed: 1


Matt Schnell is an American Mixed Martial Artist who has established himself as one of the most promising fighters in the UFC. He currently fights for the flyweight division and has become a fan favorite due to his aggressive style of fighting.

Schnell was born in Shreveport, Louisiana and began wrestling at a young age. He eventually went on to compete in high school, where he won two state championships. After graduating from high school, Schnell continued his career by joining Team Takedown, which led him to compete in amateur MMA tournaments throughout Louisiana before turning professional in 2012.

In 2014, Matt made his Bellator debut at Bellator 127 against Cortez Coleman and won via unanimous decision to kick off his professional record with a win after five hard fought rounds. It wasn’t long until he became known as one of the best prospects in mixed martial arts and caught the eye of Dana White during 2016’s The Ultimate Fighter 24: Tournament Of Champions season finale when he defeated Hiromasa Ogikubo via rear-naked choke submission in just over two minutes due to his impressive performance. Since then Matt has held steady wins against opponents such as Tim Elliott and Jordan Espinosa while competing under UFC’s Flyweight Division where he currently holds an 8-2 record with six finishes coming by way of submissions or knockout victories..

Outside of fighting Matt enjoys spending time outdoors training with nature activities like mountain biking or snowboarding whenever possible – often accompanied by some friends from fight camp – as well as weight lifting sessions several times per week that help maintain muscle tone for competition day . Additionally , Schnell spends what little free time he has connecting with family & friends back home from where it all started . In 2018 , Schnell completed coursework towards attaining degree following completion undergraduate program at University Texas Arlington.. Not only is this professional athlete balancing athletic career but also studying order give himself more avenues outside cage make living once body can longer take physical punishment comes along being competitive fighter world stage .

Overall , Matt Schnell is quickly becoming one MMA’s brightest stars showing promise future success inside octagon especially now that determined reach new heights sport thanks competitive spirit combined excellent work ethic both inside out cage .

Fight History

Steve Erceg
Matt Schnell: Defeated
by KO/TKO in Round 2 @ 0:26
Sat. Mar 02, 2024
UFC Fight Night: Rozenstruik vs. Gaziev
Matheus Nicolau
Matt Schnell: Defeated
by KO/TKO in Round 2 @ 1:44
Sat. Dec 03, 2022
UFC Fight Night: Thompson vs. Holland
Muslim Salikhov
Matt Schnell: Winner
by Submission in Round 2 @ 4:24
Sat. Jul 16, 2022
UFC Fight Night: Ortega vs. Rodriguez
Brandon Royval
Matt Schnell: Defeated
by Submission in Round 1 @ 2:14
Sat. May 07, 2022
UFC 274: Oliveira vs. Gaethje
Alex Perez
Awaiting Outcome
Sat. Sep 04, 2021
UFC Fight Night: Brunson vs. Till
Rogerio Bontorin
Matt Schnell: Defeated
by Decision in Round 3
Sat. May 15, 2021
UFC 262: Oliveira vs. Chandler
Tyson Nam
Matt Schnell: Winner
by Decision in Round 3
Wed. Jan 20, 2021
UFC Fight Night: Chiesa vs. Magny
Alexandre Pantoja
Matt Schnell: Defeated
by KO/TKO in Round 1
Sat. Dec 21, 2019
UFC Fight Night: Edgar vs. The Korean Zombie
Jordan Espinosa
Matt Schnell: Winner
by Submission in Round 1
Sat. Aug 03, 2019
UFC FN: Covington vs. Lawler


What Is Matt Schnell's Record?
Matt Schnell's professional MMA record is 16 wins and 7 losses with no draws.

Who Is Matt Schnell's Next Opponent In His Upcoming Fight?
As a UFC journalist, I currently don't have the information on Matt Schnell's next opponent in his upcoming fight.

Who Is Matt Schnell In The UFC?
Matt Schnell is a professional fighter who competes in the Flyweight division of the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC), holds a former championship title in the Legacy Fighting Alliance, and as of December 12, 2023, is ranked 9th in the UFC flyweight rankings.

Who Won The Fight Between Matt Schnell And Su Mudaerji?
The information about a fight between Matt Schnell and Su Mudaerji is unknown.

What Is Matt Schnell's Ranking On Tapology?
The ranking of Matt Schnell on Tapology is not specified in the provided context.

Who Is Matt Schneller?
Matt Schneller is a partner at TM TKO, LLC.

Who Is Matt Schnell's Wife?
Matt Schnell's wife is Morgan.

What Was Matt Schnell's Comeback Like?
Matt Schnell's comeback was a remarkable event, widely regarded as one of the greatest and craziest fights ever seen in UFC history.