Height: 6'0" (183cm)
Weight: 186 lbs
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Mark Munoz (born February 9, 1978 in Yokosuka, Japan) is a American mixed martial artist who currently fights in the Light Heavyweight division of the UFC organization. Munoz currently resides in Orange County, California.
Muñoz made his WEC debut at WEC 34 on June 1, 2008 in the Arco Arena in Sacramento, California. Muñoz defeated Chuck Grigsby via KO (Strikes) at 4:15 of the first round.
Muñoz defeated Ricardo Barros last December 3, 2008 for WEC's year-end event, WEC 37 via TKO (strikes).
Muñoz was one of the chosen few to be relocated to WEC's sister promotion, which is also owned and produced by Zuffa, UFC. Along with light heavyweight champion Steve Cantwell, light heavyweight contender Steve Steinbeiss and Middleweight contenders Chael Sonnen & Nissen Osterneck.
Muñoz is now slated to face Matt Hamill on March 7, 2009 at UFC 96 in Columbus, Ohio.
Muñoz goes by the moniker "The Philippine Wrecking Machine" and sports Philippine colors on his Muay Thai trunks almost like what UFC light heavyweight contender, Brandon Vera wears, and is also a proud Filipino.