Originally written on MMA Manifesto  |  Last updated 11/10/14






Travis Browne


Vitals


6'7" 250 lbs (Heavyweight)
78" reach, Orthodox
July 17, 1982

Record

13-0-1 (UFC: 4-0-1)

Current Streak

3 straight wins

Training

Purple belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu

Championships Held

VFC Heavyweight Champion: 2010 (no title defenses)

Gladiator Challenge Heavyweight Champion: 2010 (no title defenses)

 

 

Strengths

- great athlete - former college basketball player

- great size (6'7") and reach (78")

- very well coached (Team Jackson-Winklejohn)

- knockout power with his hands and feet

- decent submission game

- finishes fights

- good clinch & ground striker

- great at passing guard

- superb at landing takedowns

- has never been taking down


Weaknesses

- old given his level of experience
- hasn't fought many top level fighters yet

- questionable cardio

- very inaccurate striker (lands well below 50% of his strikes)

- poor striking defense

- barely lands more strikes than he absorbs

Synopsis

It's hard to come up with too many negatives when writing a scouting report on an undefeated fighter.  Can Travis Browne keep up his meteoric rise up the heavyweight division?


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