John Castaneda

John "Sexy Mexy" Castaneda

First Name: John Last Name: Castaneda
Nickname: Sexy Mexy
Date of Birth: Dec 18, 1991 Age: 32
Weight: 70.3 Height: 172.7
Reach: 0.0
Location: Mankato, Minnesota United States
Hometown: Mankato, Minnesota United States
Fighting Styles:
Affiliations: Mankato MMA Club
Fight Stats
Record 21 - 7 Last 5 Fights
Total Fights 34 fights Professional Fights 28 fights
Amateur Fights 6 fights Years Fighting 11 years
Days Last Fought 38 days Rounds Fought 65 rounds
Finish Wins 14 finishes Finish Losses 2 finish losses
Finish Win Percentage 66 % Finish Loss Percentage 28 %
Knockout Wins 1 KOs Knockout Losses 1 KO losses
TKO Wins 7 TKOs TKO Losses 1 TKO losses
KO/TKO Win Percentage 38 % KO/TKO Loss Percentage 28 %
Submission Wins 6 subs Submission Losses 0 sub losses
Submission Win Percentage 28 % Submission Loss Percentage 0 %
Decision Wins 7 decision wins Decision Losses 5 decision losses
Decision Win Percentage 33 % Decision Loss Percentage 71 %
Unanimous Decision Wins 6 UD wins Unanimous Decision Losses 3 UD losses
Split Decision Wins 1 SD wins Split Decision Losses 2 SD losses

Professional Fights

John Castaneda
Loss

John Castaneda

(21 - 6)

UFC on ESPN 57

June 08, 2024 Saturday
5 PM ET / 2 PM PT

KFC Yum! Center, Louisville, Kentucky, United States

Decision (Unanimous) Round: 3 Time: 5:00

Daniel Marcos
Win

Daniel Marcos

(14 - 0, 1 NC)
John Castaneda
Win

John Castaneda

(20 - 6)

UFC 295

November 11, 2023 Saturday
6 PM ET / 3 PM PT

Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, United States

Decision (Unanimous) Round: 3 Time: 5:00

Kyung Ho Kang
Loss

Kyung Ho Kang

(19 - 9, 1 NC)
John Castaneda
Win

John Castaneda

(19 - 6)

UFC on ESPN 46

June 03, 2023 Saturday
6 PM ET / 3 PM PT

UFC Apex, Las Vegas, Nevada, United States

Decision (Unanimous) Round: 3 Time: 5:00

Muin Gafurov
Loss

Muin Gafurov

(17 - 4)
John Castaneda
Loss

John Castaneda

(19 - 5)

UFC Fight Night 211

October 01, 2022 Saturday
4 PM ET / 1 PM PT

UFC Apex, Las Vegas, Nevada, United States

KO (Punches and Knee) Round: 2 Time: 4:28

John Castaneda
Win

John Castaneda

(18 - 5)

UFC Fight Night 200

February 05, 2022 Saturday
4 PM ET / 1 PM PT

UFC Apex, Las Vegas, Nevada, United States

Technical Submission (Arm-Triangle Choke) Round: 3 Time: 1:38

Miles Johns
Loss

Miles Johns

(12 - 1)
John Castaneda
Win

John Castaneda

(17 - 5)

UFC Fight Night 185

February 20, 2021 Saturday
5 PM ET / 2 PM PT

UFC Apex, Las Vegas, Nevada, United States

TKO (Punches) Round: 1 Time: 4:44

Eddie Wineland
Loss

Eddie Wineland

(24 - 14 - 1)
John Castaneda
Loss

John Castaneda

(17 - 4)

UFC on ESPN 14

July 25, 2020 Saturday
5 PM ET / 2 PM PT

Flash Forum, Yas Island, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

Decision (Unanimous) Round: 3 Time: 5:00

John Castaneda
Win

John Castaneda

(16 - 4)

Combate 35

April 12, 2019 Friday
10 PM ET / 7 PM PT

Arena José Sulaimán, Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, México

Submission (Arm-Triangle Choke) Round: 3 Time: 2:37

Marcelo Rojo
Loss

Marcelo Rojo

(14 - 5)
John Castaneda
Loss

John Castaneda

(16 - 3)

Combate Estrellas 1

April 13, 2018 Friday
10 PM ET / 7 PM PT

Shrine Auditorium, Los Angeles, California, United States

Decision (Split) Round: 3 Time: 5:00

Jose Alday
Win

Jose Alday

(11 - 3 - 1)
John Castaneda
Loss

John Castaneda

(14 - 2)

Copa Combate

November 11, 2017 Saturday
10 PM ET / 7 PM PT

Cancun, Quintana Roo, Mexico

Decision (Unanimous) Round: 3 Time: 3:00

John Castaneda
Win

John Castaneda

(14 - 2)

Copa Combate

November 11, 2017 Saturday
10 PM ET / 7 PM PT

Cancun, Quintana Roo, Mexico

Decision (Unanimous) Round: 3 Time: 3:00

Marc Gomez
Loss

Marc Gomez

(20 - 10, 1 NC)
John Castaneda
Win

John Castaneda

(14 - 2)

Copa Combate

November 11, 2017 Saturday
10 PM ET / 7 PM PT

Cancun, Quintana Roo, Mexico

Submission (Rear-Naked Choke) Round: 1 Time: 4:52

Kevin Moreyra
Loss

Kevin Moreyra

(4 - 1)

DWTNCS - Dana White's Tuesday Night Contender Seri

August 01, 2017 Tuesday
10 PM ET / 7 PM PT

UFC Training Center, Las Vegas, Nevada, United States

Decision (Unanimous) Round: 3 Time: 5:00

John Castaneda
Win

John Castaneda

(12 - 2)

Combate 14

May 05, 2017 Friday
10 PM ET / 7 PM PT

Ventura County Fairgrounds, Ventura, California, United States

TKO (Punches) Round: 2 Time: 0:42

Chris Beal
Loss

Chris Beal

(11 - 5)
John Castaneda
Win

John Castaneda

(11 - 2)

Empire Rising

October 14, 2016 Friday
10 PM ET / 7 PM PT

Turning Stone Resort Casino, Verona, New York, United States

TKO (Punches) Round: 4 Time: 2:24

Gustavo Lopez
Loss

Gustavo Lopez

(6 - 1)
John Castaneda
Win

John Castaneda

(10 - 2)

Combate Ocho

August 11, 2016 Thursday
10 PM ET / 7 PM PT

The Exchange, Los Angeles, California, United States

TKO (Punches) Round: 2 Time: 2:25

Angel Cruz
Loss

Angel Cruz

(5 - 2)

Road To The Championship 4

April 25, 2016 Monday
10 PM ET / 7 PM PT

Exchange LA, Los Angeles, California, United States

Decision (Split) Round: 3 Time: 5:00

Gabby Solorio
Loss

Gabby Solorio

(13 - 12)

Road To The Championship 2

December 16, 2015 Wednesday
10 PM ET / 7 PM PT

Florentine Gardens, Los Angeles, California, United States

Submission (Arm-Triangle Choke) Round: 3 Time: 4:49

Federico Lopez
Loss

Federico Lopez

(10 - 5)

Road to the Championship

September 17, 2015 Thursday
10 PM ET / 7 PM PT

The D Casino and Hotel, Las Vegas, Nevada, United States

Decision (Unanimous) Round: 3 Time: 5:00

KOTC - Power Surge

August 22, 2015 Saturday
10 PM ET / 7 PM PT

Black Bear Casino Resort, Carlton, Minnesota, United States

TKO (Punches) Round: 1 Time: 2:47

Joe Pearson
Loss

Joe Pearson

(45 - 24 - 1)

KOTC - Total Dominance

May 16, 2015 Saturday
10 PM ET / 7 PM PT

Black Bear Casino, Carlton, Minnesota, United States

Submission (Rear-Naked Choke) Round: 1 Time: 2:42

Pedro Velasco
Loss

Pedro Velasco

(6 - 5)

RFA 19

October 10, 2014 Friday
10 PM ET / 7 PM PT

Mystic Lake Casino & Hotel, Prior Lake, Minnesota, United States

Decision (Split) Round: 3 Time: 5:00

Matt Brown
Win

Matt Brown

(7 - 4)

Driller Promotions - Live MMA at 7 Clans Casino

July 26, 2014 Saturday
10 PM ET / 7 PM PT

Seven Clans Casino, River Falls, Minnesota, United States

TKO (Punches) Round: 2 Time: 3:17

Ruddy Gray
Loss

Ruddy Gray

(4 - 3)
John Castaneda
Loss

John Castaneda

(4 - 0)

Driller Promotions - Mecca 5

May 31, 2014 Saturday
10 PM ET / 7 PM PT

Mystic Lake Casino, Prior Lake, Minnesota, United States

TKO (Punches) Round: 1 Time: 2:22

Matt Brown
Win

Matt Brown

(5 - 4)
John Castaneda
Win

John Castaneda

(3 - 0)

Driller Promotions / SEG

February 22, 2014 Saturday
10 PM ET / 7 PM PT

Canterbury Park, Shakopee, Minnesota, United States

Decision (Unanimous) Round: 3 Time: 5:00

Derrick Mandell
Loss

Derrick Mandell

(3 - 1)
John Castaneda
Win

John Castaneda

(2 - 0)

Driller Promotions - Mecca 2

November 02, 2013 Saturday
10 PM ET / 7 PM PT

Mystic Lake Hotel, Prior Lake, Minnesota, United States

TKO (Submission to Punches) Round: 1 Time: 3:32

John Castaneda
Win

John Castaneda

(1 - 0)

Driller Promotions / SEG

January 26, 2013 Saturday
10 PM ET / 7 PM PT

Hyatt Regency Minneapolis, Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States

Submission (Rear-Naked Choke) Round: 1 Time: 2:32

Bruce Johnson
Loss

Bruce Johnson

(8 - 45)
John Castaneda
Win

John Castaneda

(DEBUT)

Driller Promotions / SEG

September 22, 2012 Saturday
10 PM ET / 7 PM PT

Canterbury Park, Shakopee, Minnesota, United States

KO (Punch) Round: 1 Time: 0:36