Brendan Loughnane is a British mixed martial artist born on December 5, 1989. He was born in Greater Manchester, England. In 2019, the professional MMA fighter was signed under the Professional Fighters League. This contract with PFL is currently active. The featherweight fighter stands 5 feet and 10 inches and comes with a 72-inch reach. He is also currently associated with the Alliance MMA and All Powers Gym.
Loughnane was a skillful amateur mixed martial artist before turning into a professional one. He won all of his 5 amateur fights which started with defeating Luke Brown over technical knockout in the first round. This fight happened on September 21, 2008. His next amateur fight was with Ben Rose during the COW 5- Clash of the Warriors 5. This event happened in March 2009 wherein Ben Rose was defeated by knockout in the first round. In addition, Loughnane defeated Reece Iverson during his third amateur fight on June 6, 2009, during the PFP-Retribution event. Iverson was defeated via a unanimous decision. Loughnane’s fourth and fifth fights happened on September 5, 2009, and November 21, 2009, respectively. He defeated Rafikas Mamedovas over submission using the armbar during his fourth fight. His fight was one of the most spectacular fights he ever had. He defeated John Huxtable via technical knockout right in the very first second of the first round. This happened during the Tear Up 1-Cage Fighter UK.
It was on June 26, 2010, when Loughnane made his professional MMA debut. He fought with Jordan Desborough during the XK-X-Treme Kombat 2 and won by technical knockout in the second round. After his first professional fight, he won again his 4 succeeding fights against Shaun Law, Dave Straughton, Jordan Miller, and Danny Welsh. On December 15, 2012, he experienced his first loss when he fought with Mike Wilkinson. After this loss, he managed to win his next 5 fights, which were spread out from 2013-2015. His second defeat happened in September 2015 when he fought with Tom Duquesnoy while his third happened with Pat Healy in July 2017. Before being defeated by Healy, he won all 4 fights against David Lee, Eden Newton, Paul Cook, and Mike Wilkonson. In addition, he made an impressive 6-win streak after his third loss. Professional Career Record
- Total Fights: 23
- Wins: 20
- Wins by Technical Knockout:11
- Wins by Submission: 2
- Wins by Decision: 7
- Losses: 3
- Losses by Decision: 3