24-8-0 (12 KO)
Matt 'The Butcher' Baker
Current Rank
#6 Middleweight
193 CM / 6'3"
United States of America United States of America
85 KG / 187 LBS
Social Media
'The Butcher'

Fighter Stats

Glory Record 4-2-0 (2 KO) Wins-Losses-Draws (KOs)
Average Fight Time 9:08 Fight Duration
Knockdown Ratio 6:1 Knockdowns Landed : Knockdowns Absorbed
SLpM 10.72 Strikes Landed per Minute
SApM 10.86 Strikes Absorbed per Minute
Striking Differential -0.14 Difference between SLpM and SApM
Striking Accuracy 46.23% Proportion of Strikes Landed

Fighter Media

Fighter Record

Result Opponent Event Method Watch
Win Ivan Galaz Glory 68: Miami
Sep 28 2019
Decision - Unanimous
Loss Kevin Van Heeckeren Glory 65: Utrecht
May 17 2019
Decision - Unanimous
Win Ryot Waller Glory 63: Houston
Feb 01 2019
01:52 of Round 2
Win Thomas Jenkins Glory 58: Chicago
Sep 14 2018
01:55 of Round 3
Loss Mike Lemaire Glory 48: New York
Dec 01 2017
Decision - Unanimous Icon fighter video play
Win Edward Hyman Glory 23: Las Vegas
Aug 07 2015
Decision - Unanimous Icon fighter video play

Fighter Bio

Twitter Matt 'The Butcher' Baker

4-2-0 (2 KO) United States of America


Matt Baker fights out of Team Black in the Bay Area, California. He trains under Dan Black, former striking coach to the Cesar Gracie fight team and top martial artists such as Nick Diaz and Gilbert Melendez.

Baker is accomplished both in jiu jitsu and striking but the latter is where his heart is and that has led him to the GLORY World Series. He earned his call-up thanks to success on the national and international circuit.

In 2013 he both won the WKA North America title and unified the WKA and WTKA World Championships. He tournament run also including placing second in the WKA 2013 Open-Weight category, stacked with much larger opponents. 

In 2012 and 2014 he was an IFMA tournament bronze medalist, a particularly notable accomplishments. Other GLORY fighters to have medaled in IFMA tournaments include Artem Levin and Filip Verlinden. 

Baker’s team mate and training partner Xavier ‘X-Man’ Vigney is signed to GLORY and competes in the heavyweight division. He was victorious in the GLORY 21 SAN DIEGO Heavyweight Contender Tournament.