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Tyrell Fortune

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Tyrell Fortune
Born (1990-07-04) July 4, 1990 (age 30)
United States
NationalityAmerican
Height6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)
Weight265 lb (120 kg; 18.9 st)
DivisionHeavyweight
Fighting out ofPortland, Oregon
TeamArizona Combat Sports
Years active2016–present
Mixed martial arts record
Total8
Wins8
By knockout5
By submission1
By decision2
Losses0
Mixed martial arts record from Sherdog

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Tyrell Fortune (born July 4, 1990) is an American mixed martial artist currently competing in the heavyweight division of Bellator MMA.

Background[edit]

Tyrell Fortune was a two-time state wrestling champion in high school. As a collegiate wrestler with Grand Canyon University and Clackamas Community College, Fortune was an NCAA Division II champion and two-time NJCAA champion. He once had a near death experience while cutting weight.[1] He attempted to qualify for the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro prior to starting his MMA career.[2]

Fortune trains at Arizona Combat Sports along with current Bellator Light Heavyweight and Heavyweight Champion Ryan Bader.[3]

He has a twin brother, Tyree Fortune, who is also a MMA fighter.[4]

Mixed martial arts career[edit]

Tyrell Fortune signed with Bellator MMA before he had competed in MMA.[5] He made his professional debut at Bellator 163 against Cody Miskell.[6] He won the fight by technical knockout in the first round.[7]

After winning his first seven fights in Bellator MMA, finishing 5 out of 7 opponents, Fortune faced Azunna Anyanwu at Bellator 233.[8] He won the fight by technical knockout in the second round, improving to an overal MMA record of 8-0.[9]


Mixed martial arts record[edit]

Res. Record Opponent Method Event Date Round Time Location Notes
Win 8-0 Azunna Anyanwu TKO (Punches) Bellator 233 November 8, 2019 2 1:56 Thackerville, Oklahoma, United States
Win 7-0 Rudy Schaffroth Submission (Rear-Naked Choke) Bellator 225 August 24, 2019 2 2:08 Bridgeport, Connecticut, United States
Win 6-0 Ryan Pokryfky TKO (Punches) Bellator 216 February 16, 2019 1 2:21 Uncasville, Connecticut, United States
Win 5-0 Giovanni Sarran TKO (Punches) Bellator 201 June 29, 2018 2 4:35 Temecula, California, United States
Win 4-0 Joe Hernandez Decision (Unanimous) Bellator 193 January 26, 2018 3 5:00 Temecula, California, United States
Win 3-0 Branko Busick Decision (Unanimous) Bellator 178 April 21, 2017 3 5:00 Uncasville, Connecticut, United States
Win 2-0 Will Johnson TKO (Punches) Bellator 171 January 27, 2017 2 4:27 Mulvane, Kansas, United States
Win 1-0 Cody Miskell TKO (Punches) Bellator 163 November 4, 2016 1 2:22 Uncasville, Connecticut, United States

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References[edit]

  1. Sutelan, Edward (August 23, 2019). "Tyrell Fortune once pronounced dead attempting to cut weight". sportingnews.com. Retrieved November 16, 2019.
  2. Knapp, Brian (January 23, 2018). "5 Things You Might Not Know About Tyrell Fortune". sherdog.com. Retrieved November 16, 2019.
  3. Cruz, Jason (November 7, 2019). "Tyrell Fortune building brand, in no rush in Bellator Heavyweight division". mmapayout.com. Retrieved November 16, 2019.
  4. Knapp, Brian (January 23, 2018). "5 Things You Might Not Know About Tyrell Fortune". sherdog.com. Retrieved November 16, 2019.
  5. Holmes, Ryan (August 19, 2015). "Tyrell Fortune Signs With Bellator". flowrestling.org. Retrieved November 16, 2019.
  6. Marrocco, Steven (November 4, 2016). "Tyrell Fortune doesn't want to be an average wrestler at Bellator 163". mmajunkie.com. Retrieved November 16, 2019.
  7. Tucker, Bryan (November 4, 2016). "Bellator 163 Results: McGeary vs. Davis". mmafighting.com. Retrieved November 16, 2019.
  8. Erickson, Matt (November 8, 2019). "At long last, Tyrell Fortune gets the quick turnaround he's been asking for at Bellator 233". mmajunkie.com. Retrieved November 16, 2019.
  9. Doyle, Dave (November 8, 2019). "Bellator 233 results: Tyrell Fortune stays unbeaten with finish of Azunna Anyanwu". mmajunkie.com. Retrieved November 16, 2019.
  10. Sherdog.com. "Tyrell Fortune". Sherdog. Retrieved 2019-11-16.

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