Matt Serra Biography
Matthew John Serra is a professional mixed martial artist and Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu practitioner. He is popularly recognized for his ridiculous fighting skills under the name of The Terror. Currently, the talented fighter serves as a UFC on Fox analyst.
Serra is a husband of a beautiful woman named Ann Serra. The husband and wife have two children from their relationship.
Matthew Serra Early Life and Education
Matthew John Serra was born on June 2, 1974, in East Meadow, New York, the United States. He was born to Italian parents Janice Serra, mother and grew up with his brother Nick Serra who is also a mixed martial artist. Regarding his nationality, Matt is Italian- American, and he belongs to white ethnicity.
Professional Mixed Martial Artist, Matthew, with his mother, Janice Serra.
Matthew began practicing fighting since his early age. First of all, he joined Kungfu and then wrestling as a teenager. With his hard work and dedication towards fighting, Matt later learned a Brazilian jiu-jitsu.
While Matt was at the age of 18, he won the first place at the Brazilian jiu-jitsu Pan American games in 1999. Similarly, Matt also stood the third position at 1999 World Champions under the brown belt division. Following his fighting passion, he then made his professional career debut being the participant in The Ultimate Fighter 4: The Comeback.
Matthew Professional Career
After joining The Ultimate Fighter 4: The Comeback, there Matthew played several matches. In that respect, he defeated professional fighters like Pete Spratt, Shonie Carter, and Chris Lytle and became the Ultimate Fighter 4 Welterweight Tournament Champion. As per his professional MMA record, he has listed 11 wins out of 18 matches.
Afterward, the talented and hard working, Matt began coaching for the Ultimate fighting Club reality show on its season 6 along with the professional fighters, Matt Hughes.
Video: Professional Fighter, Matthew Serra teaching to his students.
As of now, Matt has fought several matches with many fighters where a fight with St-Pierre and Matt Hughes was the highlighted one. Similarly, he has also won the titles such as CBJ World Championship and ADCC Submission Grappling World Championship in 2001.
Video: Fight between Matt Serra and Matt Hughes
On May 22, 2013, Matt retired from his coaching professions stating that he would return to MMA again to fight the Madison Square Garden event. He has been hosting official podcast UFC Unfiltered along with comedian Jim Norton.
Twitter: Matt Serra and Jim Norton’s show, UFC Unfiltered.
Matt Personal Life
Diligent Mixed Martial Artist, Matthew is a married man. He got married to a gorgeous woman named, Ann Serra on May 26, 2007. The couple is now blessed with two children who were born in February 2009 and April 2011.
Currently, the couple is living a happy life together. Till the date, the couple has not bruited in any other love affairs and neither there has been any serious conflict between them which would lead to their divorce.