Current Record: 8-2
Well-rounded - Wrestling, Jiu-Jitsu, Boxing
Weight: 185 lbs
In the 2010 UFC ® - Ultimate Fighting Championship Magazine, Nick Catone was named one of the top up and coming Middleweight fighters in the division. Nick Catone graduated in 2004 from Rider University in Lawrenceville, NJ. He wrestled all 5 years in college NCAA Division I with over 100 career wins and 2 conference titles for the Rider Broncs. Nick still coaches and trains at Rider for his upcoming MMA fights.
He currently holds a Brown-Belt rank in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. Nick made his professional (MMA) debut in May of 2007 with a submission win over Dan Karnbauer. After fighting in the local MMA events with an undefeated record of 6 - 0 he became the Middleweight Champion for Lou Neglia's Ring of Combat. In 2008, Nick received an opportunity to sign a multiple fight deal with the world's largest fight organization UFC ® - Ultimate Fighting Championship and debuted his UFC career on February 7, 2009 with a submission win against Derek Downey at the Sun Dome in Tampa, Florida.