Parker Porter

Parker Porter

Personal Information

Full Name Parker Frederick Porter
Date of Birth April 22, 1985
Nationality American

Parker Porter: A Brief Biography

Parker Porter is a 37-year-old professional mixed martial artist from Hartford, Connecticut, United States. He currently competes in the heavyweight division of the Ultimate Fighting Championship.

Latest News Update for Parker Porter

Parker Porter is set to fight Justin Tafa for UFC 284: Makhachev vs. Volkanovski on February 11, 2023. The venue for the event is RAC Arena, Perth, Australia.

Parker Porter Facts

Birth PlaceHartford, Connecticut, United States.
Star SignTaurus
MMA Debut2007
MMA Record13-7-0
AchievementsFormer Reality Fighting heavyweight champion.
PartnerKara Porter
Social MediaInstagram, Twitter

Early Life and Career

Parker Porter made his professional mixed martial arts debut on October 13, 2007, in a nightclub. He won the fight via knockout.

Porter made his light heavyweight debut at World Championship Fighting three against Jon Jones on June 20, 2008. He was knocked out by Jones in the first round.

On February 26, 2011, Porter won the Reality Fighting heavyweight championship by defeating Mike Dexter via knockout.

Parker Porter lost the title to Gabriel Gonzaga in his next fight on October 8, 2011, at Reality Fighting: Gonzaga vs. Porter.

Parker Porter’s Career in UFC

UFC Fight Night: Porter v Sherman
Parker Porter at UFC Fight Night: Porter v Sherman

Parker Porter made his octagon debut on August 15, 2020, against Chris Daukaus at UFC 252. Daukaus won the fight via technical knockout in the first round.

On November 28, 2020, Porter faced Josh Parisian and won the fight via unanimous decision.

For his third fight, Porter faced Chase Sherman on August 21, 2021, and won the fight via unanimous decision.


On February 19, 2022, Porter fought Alan Baudot at UFC Fight Night: Walker vs. Hill. Parker Porter won the fight via unanimous decision.

For his last outing, Parker Porter faced Jailton Almeida on May 21, 2022, and lost the fight via a rear naked choke submission.

Parker Porter Record

Loss12–7Jailton AlmeidaSubmission (rear-naked choke)UFC Fight Night: Holm vs. VieiraMay 21, 202214:35Las Vegas, Nevada, United States
Win12–6Alan BaudotDecision (unanimous)UFC Fight Night: Walker vs. HillFebruary 19, 202235:00Las Vegas, Nevada, United States
Win11–6Chase ShermanDecision (unanimous)UFC on ESPN: Cannonier vs. GastelumAugust 21, 202135:00Las Vegas, Nevada, United States
Win10–6Josh ParisianDecision (unanimous)UFC on ESPN: Smith vs. ClarkNovember 28, 202035:00Las Vegas, Nevada, United States
Loss9–6Chris DaukausTKO (punches and knee)UFC 252August 15, 202014:28Las Vegas, Nevada, United States
Win9–5Dirlei BroenstrupTKO (punches)CES MMA 58: De Jesus vs. LozanoSeptember 7, 201933:17Hartford, Connecticut, United States
Win8–5Kevin Ray SearsSubmission (kimura)CES MMA 56: Boyington vs. DubuqueMay 31, 201922:29Hartford, Connecticut, United States
Loss7–5Keith BellDQ (punches to back of head)CES MMA 53: Gravely vs. NordbyNovember 2, 201812:30Lincoln, Rhode Island, United States
Win7–4J.A. DudleyTKO (punches)Reality Fighting: Mohegan SunJanuary 6, 201831:16Uncasville, Connecticut, United States
Win6–4Eric BedardSubmission (keylock)Bellator 140July 17, 201522:51Uncasville, Connecticut, United States
Loss5–4Josh DiekmannTKO (punches)Bellator 98September 7, 201311:12Uncasville, Connecticut, United States
Loss5–3Gabriel GonzagaSubmission (arm-triangle choke)Reality Fighting: Gonzaga vs. PorterOctober 8, 201131:50Uncasville, Connecticut, United States
Win5–2Mike DexterKO (punches)Reality Fighting: Mohegan Sun 2February 26, 201111:36Uncasville, Connecticut, United States
Loss4–2Gabriel Salinas-JonesSubmission (neck crank)XFC 13: UnstoppableDecember 3, 201014:50Tampa, Florida, United States
Win4–1Lee BeaneSubmission (rear-naked choke)CES MMA: First BloodSeptember 17, 201012:36Lincoln, Rhode Island, United States
Win3–1Mark HoxieTKO (submission to punches)Reality Fighting: FerocityNovember 7, 200911:09Plymouth, Massachusetts, United States
Loss2–1Jon JonesKO (punch)World Championship Fighting 3June 20, 200810:36Wilmington, Massachusetts, United States
Win2–0Randy SmithDecision (unanimous)CZ 25: Cage Masters 4January 12, 200834:00Revere, Massachusetts, United States
Win1–0Kiplagott StewartKO (punches)CZ 24: RenaissanceOctober 13, 200730:16Revere, Massachusetts, United States

FAQs on Parker Porter

Q1. Who has Parker Porter lost to in the UFC?

Parker Porter has only lost to Chris Daukaus and Jailton Almeida in the UFC.

Q2. How many fights has Parker Porter had in the UFC?

Parker Porter has had five fights in the UFC so far.

*Last updated on February 11, 2023