Who is Paddy Pimblett?
Patrick Mark Pimblett (born 3 January 1995) is an English mixed martial artist who currently competes in the lightweight division of the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC). A professional since 2012, he is a former Cage Warriors Featherweight Champion.
Paddy Pimblett pleads for men to ‘start talking’ after friend’s suicide
Liverpool lightweight Paddy Pimblett revealed he learned a friend had taken his own life ahead of his latest Ultimate Fighting Championship outing on Saturday.
Pimblett went on to urge men not to suffer in silence in a heartfelt interview after his victory over American Jordan Leavitt at London’s O2 Arena.
The 27-year-old overcame the Las Vegas native with a second-round submission.
Pimblett said in his post-fight interview: “I woke up on Friday morning at 4am to a message that one of my friends back home had killed himself. This was five hours before my weigh-in.
“So Ricky lad, that’s for you.
“But, there is a stigma in this world that men can’t talk. Listen, if you’re a man and you’ve got weight on your shoulders and you think the only way you can solve it is by killing yourself, please speak to someone, speak to anyone.
“People would rather – I know I’d rather have my mate cry on my shoulder than go to his funeral next week.
“So please, let’s get rid of this stigma and men, start talking.”
Paddy Pimblett Biography, Wiki
Professionally known as Paddy Pimblett, Patrick Pimblett is a British professional mixed martial artist whose fight name is The Baddy. He is a black belt in Brazilian jiu-jitsu.
Born and raised in Huyton, Knowsley, Merseyside, England, Pimblett describes himself as a socialist. His father was an entrepreneur before being imprisoned while his mother is a homemaker.
Patrick “Paddy” Pimblett was born on 3rd March 1995 in Liverpool, England, UK. By profession, he is an English MMA fighter who competes in the UFC. Pimblett debuted as a 17-year-old against the more experienced, but not overly successful, Englishman Nathan Thompson (4-33).
He won via TKO in the first round. Pimblett debuted in the organization at Cage Warriors 56 against the undefeated CW debutant Florian Calin (2-0).
|Real Name||Patrick “Paddy” Pimblett|
|Profession||English MMA fighter|
|Famous As||English MMA fighter|
|Wife/Girlfriend Name||Not Known|
|Age||27 Year Old (Approx)|
|Height (Approx)||In centimeters-178 cm (Approx)|
In meters- 1.78 m (Approx)
In Feet Inches- 5.10 (Approx)
|Weight (Approx)||In Kilograms- 70 kg (Approx)|
In Pounds- 160 lbs (Approx)
|Eye Colour||Dark Brown|
|Date of Birth||3rd March 1995|
|Birth Place||Liverpool, England, UK|
|School Name||High School|
|College Name||Not Known|
|Father Name||Not Known|
|Mother Name||Not Known|
|Source Of Income||English MMA fighter|
|Appeared As||English MMA fighter|
|Net Worth (Approx)||Not Known|
Paddy Pimblett Career
Paddy made his professional debut in 2012 at OMMAC 15 against Nathan Thomas. Pimblett defeated the more experienced Thomas in the first round via TKO(submission to strikes). He then went on to win his next 2-fights against Dougie Scott and Jack Drabble to amass a professional record of 3-0. After this, he joined Cage Warriors.
Pimblett made his Cage Warriors debut at CW 56 against Florian Clarin. He won the bout via unanimous decision but lost his next fight to Cameron Else via technical submission. Paddy rebounded from the loss and went on a 7-fight win streak.
Following this, Pimblett was awarded a title shot for the vacant Cage Warriors Featherweight Championship. He fought Johny Frachey for the belt at CW 78 and TKO’ed him in the first round via punches to become the CW Featherweight Champion. He defended his title once against Julian Erosa at Cage Warriors Unplugged before losing it to Nad Narimani at CWFC via a unanimous decision.
Following the loss, Pimblett to Lightweight and defeated Alexis Savvidis via 2nd round flying triangle submission. Following this, Paddy was awarded a title shot at the vacant Cage Warriors Lightweight Championship against Soren Bak.
Pimblett failed to win the belt as he lost the bout via unanimous decision. He bounced back and defeated Decky Dalton at CW 113 in the first round via TKO (punches) and then defeated Davide Martinez at CW 122 via first-round rear-naked choke. He left Cage Warriors after the bout and signed up with the UFC.
Paddy Pimblett made his UFC debut in 2021 at UFC Fight Night 191: Brunson vs. Till against Luigi Vendramini. Pimblett was almost knocked out in the first round but bounced back and instead knocked out Vendramini in the last minute of the first round to secure the win and get a Performance of the Night bonus.
Paddy Pimblett FAQ’s
Q.1 Who is Paddy Pimblett?
Ans. Paddy Pimblett is an English MMA Fighter.
Q.2 Who is the Wife/Girlfriend of Paddy?
Q.3 What is the Age of Paddy?
Ans. 27 Years Old
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