|Born||Sage Monroe Northcutt|
March 1, 1996
|Other names||Super Sage|
|Residence||Sacramento, California, United States|
|Height||6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)|
|Weight||185 lb (84 kg; 13 st 3 lb)|
|Reach||71 1⁄2 in (182 cm)|
|Style||Kajukenbo, Karate, Taekwondo, Kickboxing, Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu|
|Fighting out of||Sacramento, California, United States|
|Team||Team Alpha Male|
|Rank||3rd dan black belt in Kajukenbo|
3rd dan black belt in Taekwondo
Black belt in Shuri-ryū Karate
Purple belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu
|Mixed martial arts record|
|University||Texas A&M University|
|Notable school(s)||Seven Lakes High School Katy High School|
|Mixed martial arts record from Sherdog|
last updated on: May 17, 2019
Northcutt has been training MMA since the age of 4 and competed all over the world from a young age. His father, Mark, is a black belt in shuri-ryū karate, and his older sister, Colbey, is an amateur kickboxing champion and a professional mixed martial artist currently signed to ONE Championship. At the age of 9, Northcutt became the youngest person ever to be on the cover of Sport Karate Magazine. Northcutt has won a total of 77 world youth championships in karate. He was also an undefeated kickboxer, with his record standing at 15–0.
Northcutt attended Seven Lakes High School for his first two years of high school before transferring to Katy High School during his sophomore year. Northcutt was inducted into the Black Belt Magazine Hall of Fame in 2012 at age 15.
Mixed martial arts career
In 2013, Northcutt began competing on the Legacy Fighting Championship amateur mixed martial arts (MMA) series, amassing an amateur record of 5-1 with his only loss coming on his first bout against Charles Sheppard by technical-knockout (TKO) in the first round. At the age of 18, he turned pro and racked up a 5–0 record in 16 months.
Ultimate Fighting Championship
Northcutt was expected to face Andrew Holbrook on January 30, 2016, at UFC on Fox 18. However, after Holbrook withdrew from the bout citing an injury eight days prior to the event, Northcutt would instead make his welterweight debut against Bryan Barberena. Northcutt lost the bout via submission (arm-triangle choke) in the second round.
Northcutt was expected to face Claudio Puelles in a lightweight bout on July 29, 2017, at UFC 214. However, Puelles pulled out of the fight in mid-June citing injury and was replaced by John Makdessi. In turn, the fight was canceled on July 14 due to injuries to both fighters.
Northcutt faced Zak Ottow on July 14, 2018, at UFC Fight Night 133. He won the fight via knockout in the second round. Appearing on The Ariel Helwani Show early September 2018, Northcutt confirmed his contract expired following the fight with Ottow, making him a free agent. In the same appearance, Northcutt said he planned to listen for offers from various promotions.
On November 26, 2018, Dana White confirmed on UFC Unfiltered that the UFC did not opt to renew Sage Northcutt's contract. White cited reasons, claiming, "Sage is young, and Sage needs some work. Let him get some work in some other organizations, and we will see where this kid ends up in a couple of years. Maybe we will pick him back up again."
On November 30, 2018, it was announced that Northcutt had signed with ONE Championship. On February 26, 2019, it was announced that Northcutt was scheduled to make his promotional debut against Cosmo Alexandre on May 17, 2019, in ONE Championship: Enter the Dragon. Northcutt lost the fight by knockout 29 seconds into the first round, marking his first professional loss by knockout.
Northcutt was majoring in petroleum engineering at Texas A&M University. In January 2017, Northcutt announced he would withdraw from Texas A&M University to train mixed martial arts full-time. Northcutt is a Christian.
Mixed martial arts record
|Professional record breakdown|
|14 matches||11 wins||3 losses|
|Loss||11–3||Cosmo Alexandre||KO (punch)||ONE Championship: Enter the Dragon||May 17, 2019||1||0:29||Kallang, Singapore||185 lbs debut.|
|Win||11–2||Zak Ottow||KO (punches)||UFC Fight Night: dos Santos vs. Ivanov||July 14, 2018||2||3:13||Boise, Idaho, United States||Welterweight bout.|
|Win||10–2||Thibault Gouti||Decision (unanimous)||UFC Fight Night: Cowboy vs. Medeiros||February 18, 2018||3||5:00||Austin, Texas, United States||Lightweight bout.|
|Win||9–2||Michel Quiñones||Decision (unanimous)||UFC Fight Night: Poirier vs. Pettis||November 11, 2017||3||5:00||Norfolk, Virginia, United States||Lightweight bout.|
|Loss||8–2||Mickey Gall||Submission (rear-naked choke)||UFC on Fox: VanZant vs. Waterson||December 17, 2016||2||1:40||Sacramento, California, United States||Welterweight bout.|
|Win||8–1||Enrique Marín||Decision (unanimous)||UFC 200||July 9, 2016||3||5:00||Las Vegas, Nevada, United States||Lightweight bout.|
|Loss||7–1||Bryan Barberena||Submission (arm-triangle choke)||UFC on Fox: Johnson vs. Bader||January 30, 2016||2||3:06||Newark, New Jersey, United States||Welterweight bout.|
|Win||7–0||Cody Pfister||Submission (guillotine choke)||UFC Fight Night: Namajunas vs. VanZant||December 10, 2015||2||0:41||Las Vegas, Nevada, United States||Lightweight debut.|
|Win||6–0||Francisco Trevino||TKO (elbows and punches)||UFC 192||October 3, 2015||1||0:57||Houston, Texas, United States||160 lbs Catchweight bout.|
|Win||5–0||Rocky Long||Submission (neck crank)||Legacy FC 44||August 28, 2015||2||3:30||Houston, Texas, United States||165 lbs Catchweight bout.|
|Win||4–0||Gage Duhon||Submission (rear-naked choke)||Legacy FC 42||November 22, 2014||1||4:26||Lake Charles, Louisiana, United States||165 lbs Catchweight bout.|
|Win||3–0||James Christopherson||TKO (punches)||Fury Fighting 6||May 22, 2014||1||4:35||Humble, Texas, United States||Welterweight debut.|
|Win||2–0||Jacob Capelli||TKO (punches)||Legacy FC: Challenger Series 1||April 25, 2014||1||0:55||Houston, Texas, United States||165 lbs Catchweight bout.|
|Win||1–0||Tim Lashley||TKO (wheel kick and punches)||Legacy FC 37||April 20, 2014||1||0:27||Houston, Texas, United States||165 lbs Catchweight bout.|
- ONE refers to their 170 lb division as Welterweight, but per the Association of Boxing Commissions in the United States, 170 lbs is considered Welterweight.
- ONE refers to their 185 lb division as Welterweight, but per the Association of Boxing Commissions in the United States, 185 lbs is considered Middleweight.
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