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Sean Brady (fighter)

Sean Brady (fighter)

American mixed martial artist who competes in the Welterweight division of the Ultimate Fighting Championship.

Sean Thomas Brady (born November 23, 1992) is an American mixed martial artist who competes in the Welterweight division of the Ultimate Fighting Championship. as of December 20, 2021, he is #9 in the UFC welterweight rankings.


Brady was born and raised in Burholme, Philadelphia. While studying at Swenson Arts and Technology High School to become an auto mechanic Brady started training muay thai, subsequently also picking up Brazilian jiu-jitsu.

Mixed martial arts career

Early career

Spending most of his time in the Cage Fury Fighting Championship, Brady compiled an undefeated 10–0 pro record. Along the way, Brady captured the Welterweight title with a submission win over Mike Jones. Brady then defended his 170-pound championship with a fourth-round knockout over Taj Abdul-Hakim. After this performance, he was given a UFC contract.

Ultimate Fighting Championship

In his UFC debut, Sean Brady faced UFC veteran Court McGee on October 18, 2019 at UFC on ESPN 6. He won the fight via a unanimous decision.

Brady faced Ismail Naurdiev on February 29, 2020 at UFC Fight Night 169. He won the fight via unanimous decision.

Brady faced Christian Aguilera at UFC Fight Night: Smith vs. Rakić on August 29, 2020. He won the fight via a guillotine choke in round two. This win earned him the Performance of the Night award.

Brady was expected to face Belal Muhammad on December 19, 2020 at UFC Fight Night 185. However in late October, Brady had a broken nose and had to pull out of their bout.

Brady faced Jake Matthews on March 6, 2021 at UFC 259. He won the fight via a submission in round three.

Brady was scheduled to face Kevin Lee on July 10, 2021 at UFC 264. However, Lee withdrew due to injury and the bout was rescheduled to UFC on ESPN 30 on August 28, 2021. Subsequently, the bout was yet again cancelled after Brady withdrew due to a foot infection.

Brady faced Michael Chiesa on November 20, 2021 at UFC Fight Night 198. He won the bout via unanimous decision.

Championships and accomplishments

Ultimate Fighting Championship

Performance of the Night (One time) vs. Christian Aguilera[14]

2020 August Submission of the Month vs. Christian Aguilera[25]

Cage Fury Fighting Championships

Cage Fury FC Welterweight Championship (One Time)

Two successful title defenses


November 23, 1991
Sean Brady was born in Philadelphia County.


Further Resources


Chiesa vs Brady - Young Pup vs the Old Wolf | Fight Preview | UFC Vegas 43


November 17, 2021

Sean Brady CFFC MMA career highlights (Pre-UFC)


March 7, 2019

Sean Brady Octagon Interview | UFC Vegas 43


November 20, 2021

Sean Brady's ONE HANDED FINISH before joining the UFC | CFFC 65 FULL FIGHT


May 6, 2020

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