AJ Matthews

Place of Birth: America
Date of Birth: 23/1/1988
Height: 180.3cm
Weight: 83kg
Association: Blackline MMA

Matthews took after his brother and started practicing Jiu Jitsu at the age of 14, and made his professional debut at Total Combat in 2007. He went on winning 4 consecutive fights via TKO. After fighting in StrikeForce in 2011, he chose to sign with Bellator and has become of their top middle weight competitors. He has 6 KO’s out of 8 wins which proves that he has tremendous power in his striking. On August 28 Matthews faced Emiliano Sordi at Bellator 141 and won the fight via TKO earning himself 2 consecutive wins. There is no doubt that he is eager to use this momentum to fight on New Year’s Eve, and impress fans throughout the world.