After losing to Gegard Mousasi at Saturday’s UFC Fight Night 41, Mark Munoz has dropped two straight losses. He was submitted in the first round in Germany while in the main event.
“I’ve just got to pick up the pieces,” said Munoz, during the post-fight press conference. “Just keep going. It’s a tough loss.”
Mark Munoz (13-5) has 6 knockouts, 1 submission and 6 decision victories in his MMA career, he has been knocked out 3 times. He made his UFC debut way back in 2009 against Matt Hamill which he lost via KO at UFC 96 – Jackson vs. Jardine. Later in his career, he had a three fight win streak over Nick Catone, Ryan Jensen and Kendall Grove. In his last seven fights he is 5-2. In his last four fights he has a 2-2 record. Prior to his fight with Gegard Mousasi
“It doesn’t matter how many times you fall, it’s how many times you pick yourself back up.”
It was reported on Facebook that Munoz suffered a possible knee injury, stating, “it buckled during the first takedown. When we receive the results of the MRI, we will update all.”
He beat Chris Leben via knockout at UFC 138 – Leben vs. Munoz on Nov / 05 / 2011, but then lost to Chris Weidman via knockout at UFC on Fuel TV 4 – Munoz vs. Weidman on Jul / 11 / 2012. He got a win over Tim Boetsch via unanimous decision at UFC 162 – Silva vs. Weidman on Jul / 06 / 2013, but then he lost to Lyoto Machida via knockout at UFC Fight Night – Machida vs. Munoz on Oct / 26 / 2013.
It’s unclear what the future holds for the 36 year old fighter.