AKA

Steve
"Astroboy"
Erceg

Stats

Stance: Orthodox
Division: Bantamweight
Height: 68.00
Reach: 68.00
Leg reach: 38.00
Weight: 126.00
Age: 28

ATHLETE METRICS

STRIKING ACCURACY

Significant Strikes Attempted: 337
Significant Strikes Landed: 162

TAKEDOWN ACCURACY

Takedowns Attempted: 13
Takedowns Landed: 3

BIOGRAPHY

Steve Erceg is a professional Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) fighter in the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC). Born and raised in New York City, he began his career as an amateur wrestler at the age of fifteen. After high school, he decided to pursue MMA full time. He has since gone on to become one of the most successful fighters within the UFC’s Welterweight division.

Erceg quickly rose through the ranks of MMA upon entering into professional fighting leagues such as Strikeforce and Bellator before joining UFC in 2012. During this period, he earned several victories including notable wins against Erik Silva, Rich Clementi, Ryan Bader and Cezar Ferreira. In addition to his impressive win streak in Strikeforce and Bellator, Steve also competed for Titan FC where he won a championship title with a knockout victory over Toby Imada at Titan FC 22.

In 2015 Erceg was signed by UFC and made his debut against Patrick Cote at UFC 186 – Johnson vs Horiguchi fight night event which he lost via unanimous decision after three rounds of competition. This marked the start of a long competitive journey for Steve within the octagon as would go on to compete seven more times under The Ultimate Fighter banner in successive years before leaving active duty from 2017-2019 due to multiple shoulder surgeries which kept him out for two full years from competing professionally until 2019 when he returned successfully knocking out Nico Mocciola during their bout at Dana White’s Tuesday Night Contender Series 19 event held that year followed by another dominant performance winning via unanimous decision against Anthony Ivy also partaking within TUF season 29 finale’s main card event held later that same year proving himself still capable despite being absent from active duty combat sport activities for so extended period .

Apart from training hard inside octagon Steve is passionate about actively helping young people stay off drugs by focusing on physical martial arts activity — which is why whenever not engaged with his own career achievements or private life matters can be found working either helping out younger generation learn self-defense techniques or teaching them how important discipline can be achieved through consistent hard effort while breaking free away from any potentially destructive behaviors they may take on otherwise given opportunity .

Overall Erceg remains one of top welterweights currently holding 7–3 record throughout his entire mixed martial arts career outside Octagon managing reach impressive accomplishments ranging all way back prior even signing up with UFC organization that include regional championships earned courtesy skillful display both stand up striking & grappling game while mentioned above always acting as role model example among young aspiring practitioners looking enter same industry path chosen early thirties veteran fighter who doesn’t seem slowing anytime soon nor wanting quit anytime soon regardless what future holds ahead .

Fight History

Matt Schnell
Steve Erceg: Winner
by KO/TKO in Round 2 @ 0:26
Sat. Mar 02, 2024
UFC Fight Night: Rozenstruik vs. Gaziev
Alessandro Costa
Steve Erceg: Winner
by Unanimous Decision in Round 3
Sat. Nov 11, 2023
UFC 295: Prochazka vs. Pereira
295
Diana Belbita
Steve Erceg: Winner
by Unanimous Decision in Round 3
Sat. Jun 10, 2023
UFC 289: Nunes vs. Aldana
289

QUESTIONS & ANSWERS

Does Steve Erceg Participate In UFC?
Yes, Steve Erceg does participate in UFC and had a notable victory over David Dvorak in June.

Who Won The Fight Between Steve Erceg And David Dvorak?
Steve Erceg won the fight against David Dvorak.

What Is Steve Erceg's Record?
Steve Erceg's record in UFC is 11 wins, 1 loss, and 0 draws.

What Is Steve Erceg's Profile On Sherdog?
Steve "Astro Boy" Erceg's profile on Sherdog includes his mixed martial arts (MMA) statistics, pictures, news, videos, and biography.

Who Won The Match Between Steve Erceg And Alessandro Costa?
Steve Erceg won the match against Alessandro Costa by unanimous decision at UFC 295.

Did Steve Erceg Have A Fight?
Yes, Steve Erceg had a fight at UFC 295 where he was crowned the winner by unanimous decision against Costa.

Who Is Steve Erceg On ESPN?
Steve Erceg is a Flyweight Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) fighter featured on ESPN.

When Is Steve Erceg's Next Fight?
The date of Steve Erceg's next fight is currently unknown.

"When Is Steve Erceg's Fight Time?"
The specific fight time for Steve Erceg is unknown.