Matt Bessette

The Mangler
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Status:
Pro
Weight Class:
Featherweight
DOB:
12/28/84
Height:
5'10"
Reach:
70.5"
From:
Hartford, CT
Camp:
Underdog Mixed Martial Arts
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Belts Held:
CES 155 lb Pro
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FIGHTER SEARCH

Matt Bessette
Pro
Connecticut
Opponent
Date
Event
Pro/Am
Weight Class
Result
Method
Time
Round
Fight Video
Ryan Dela Cruz
09/18/2021
CES 64: Bessette vs. Boyington
Pro
Lightweight
Sub - Reverse Triangle
4:48
3
Jeremy Kennedy
11/19/2020
Bellator 253: Caldwell vs. McKee
Pro
Featherweight
Decision Unanimous
Charles Cheeks III
01/24/2020
CES 60
Pro
Featherweight
Punch
4:01
3
Tim Dooling
03/29/2019
CES 55: Wells vs. de Jesus
Pro
Featherweight
Decision Unanimous
Steven Peterson
07/06/2018
The Ultimate Fighter 27 Finale
Pro
Featherweight
Decision Split
Enrique Barzola
01/20/2018
UFC 220: Miocic vs. N'Gannou
Pro
Featherweight
Decision Unanimous
Kurt Holobaugh
07/11/2017
DW's Contender Series 2017
Pro
Featherweight
Punches
Rey Trujillo
05/12/2017
CES 44: Bessette vs. Trujillo
Pro
Featherweight
Doctor Stoppage
5:00
2
Kevin Croom
01/27/2017
CES 41: Bessette vs. Croom
Pro
Featherweight
Punches & Kicks
0:32
3
Joe Pingitore
08/12/2016
CES 37: Summer Gold
Pro
Featherweight
Heel Hook
4:38
2
Ran Weathers
06/10/2016
CES 36: Andrews vs. Muro
Pro
Lightweight
Guillotine Choke
4:50
1
Keith Richardson
04/22/2016
Bellator 153
Pro
Featherweight
Doctor Stoppage (Cut)
3:14
2
Taurean Bogguess
03/11/2016
CES 33: Soukhamthath vs. Nordby
Pro
Catchweight
Triangle Choke
2:42
1
Kevin Roddy
10/23/2015
Bellator 144
Pro
Featherweight
Heel Hook
3:47
1
Lenny Wheeler
08/14/2015
CES 30: Lane vs Felix II
Pro
Catchweight
Punches
0:39
1
Khama Worthy
06/12/2015
CES 29
Pro
Featherweight
Punches
2:42
2
Josh LaBerge
02/27/2015
Bellator 134
Pro
Featherweight
Doctor Stoppage
5:00
2
Scott Cleve
09/05/2014
Bellator 123
Pro
Featherweight
Decision Unanimous
Daniel Weichel
03/28/2014
Bellator 114
Pro
Featherweight
Decision Unanimous
Diego Nunes
02/28/2014
Bellator 110
Pro
Featherweight
Decision Split
Nick Piedmont
09/07/2013
Bellator 98
Pro
Featherweight
Punches
1:41
1
Jeff Anderson
01/05/2013
Reality Fighting: 1/5/13
Pro
Catchweight
Decision Unanimous
Paul Barrow
11/16/2012
Bellator 81
Pro
Lightweight
Decision Unanimous
Aniss Alhajjajy
09/22/2012
Reality Fighting: 9/22/12
Pro
Lightweight
Decision Unanimous
Andres Jeudi
06/02/2012
Reality Fighting: 6/2/12
Pro
Lightweight
Illegal Upkick
4:43
3
Saul Almeida
03/30/2012
Bellator 63
Pro
Lightweight
Decision Unanimous
Joe Proctor
10/08/2011
Reality Fighting: 10/8/11
Pro
Lightweight
Decision Unanimous
John Benoit
04/15/2011
GFL 10: Benoit vs. Bessette
Pro
Lightweight
Guillotine Choke
4:59
2
Anthony Kaponis
10/09/2010
Reality Fighting: 10/9/10
Pro
Lightweight
Decision Split
Andy Amaral
07/17/2010
Reality Fighting: 6/17/10
Pro
Lightweight
Guillotine Choke
3:30
2
Andrew Carron
11/07/2009
Reality Fighting: 11/7/09
Pro
Lightweight
Decision Unanimous
Chris Chappell
02/28/2009
Untamed 26
Pro
Guillotine Choke
2:13
3
Jeff Camara
07/19/2008
Reality Fighting: 7/19/08
Pro
Punches
2:18
2
Andres Lebron
04/12/2008
Reality Fighting: 4/12/08
Pro
Rear Naked Choke
2:45
2
Bill Jones
01/19/2008
Reality Fighting: 1/19/08
Pro
Decision Split
Chris Correira
09/15/2007
Reality Fighting: 9/15/07
Pro
Guillotine Choke

Fighter News & Info

"The Mangler" & "War Hawk" Talk MMA Life and What's Next
The Room Podcast
Steve Domenico
Interview
09/23/2021
CES 64: Live Play by Play
NEMMA
Travis Lizotte
Live Results
09/17/2021
CES 64 Preview: Bessette vs. Dela Cruz Lightweight Title; Smith vs. Perrin Bantamweight Title
NEMMA
Travis Lizotte
Preview
09/15/2021
Bessette is ready to make history Friday night
The Room Podcast
Steve Domenico
Interview
09/11/2021
CES 64: Bessette vs. Boyington is Officially OFF
NEMMA
Lars Borssen
Article
08/25/2021
BREAKING: Bessette & Boyington to Face-Off at CES 64
NEMMA
Lars Borssen
Breaking News
07/08/2021
Bellator 253: THe Mangler Returns
NEMMA
Travis Lizotte
Article
11/18/2020
The Room Podcast: Matt "The Mangler" Bessette
The Room Podcast
Steve Domenico
Interview
06/24/2020
Top Ranked Pros Hype Video - Summer 2020
NEMMA
Lars Borssen
Video
06/23/2020
Pro Featherweight Rankings - Summer 2020
NEMMA
Lars Borssen
Rankings
06/11/2020