John Moraga or John Anthony Moraga is a skilled mixed martial artist born on March 20, 1984. The American athlete competes in the flyweight division and is currently signed with the Ultimate Fighting Championship or UFC. As of August 2015, Moraga is ranked by UFC 6th in his division and 8th by Sherdog in the world.
Moraga grew up in Phoenix in Arizona. He enrolled at Maryvale High School and proceeded to Arizona State University for his college degree. During his time at ASU, he was a member of the Sun Devils Wrestling team. It was in 2009 when he started his professional career in mixed martial arts. He signed in a local organization called the Rage in the Cage and achieved an impressive 6-0 record before he lost to John Dodson in 2010. It was in 2012 when he signed under the UFC.
The Arizona native stands 5 feet and 6 inches tall and weighs 125 pounds. He comes with a 66-inch reach and trains with the Arizona Combat Sports. He has several accomplishments in his professional mixed martial arts career including a one-time Submission of the Night, a Rage in the Cage Bantamweight Crown, a Trilogy Championship Fighting Bantamweight Championship and a 2013 All-Violence First Team. His latest fight was in May 2015 with Joseph Benavidez in Las Vegas where he lost via unanimous decision.
In total, John Moraga comes with a mixed martial arts record of 20 fights with 16 wins and 4 losses. His wins include 2 by knockout, 8 by submission and 6 by decision.