About Top Gun Tucker Lutz
As his family, friends, and fans have witnessed since his youth, Tucker Lutz is a born athlete. From his childhood up through high school, Tucker was an all-season athlete, participating in football, lacrosse, and wrestling. He began his MMA training at 17 and fought his first amateur fight at 18. He went on an undefeated amateur record of 8 fights, winning in a variety by unanimous decisions, submissions, and strikes; an all-around threat. During his amateur career, Tucker joined Ground Control, and never looked back.
Tucker earned his professional debut with Shogun Fights in 2015, grinding his way up to become champion of not just one, but two of Shogun's weight classes; Featherweight and Lightweight. With a 12-3 professional record; winning 6 fights by KO, 4 fights by Unanimous Decision, and 2 Fights by Submission; Top Gun and has proven not only his versatility but that he can adapt and conquer inside the cage. And outside of the cage, winning gold in a World Kickboxing Tournament, earning his Purple belt in BJJ, and winning his only boxing match.
On September 1st, 2020, Tucker took an opportunity to fight in Dana White's Contender Series. He pushed the pace by landing over 100 strikes, winning by unanimous decision. On November 17th, he was back again to fight in Dana White's Contender Series, also winning by unanimous decision.
May 15th, 2021, UFC 262, the boisterous Bruce Buffer introduced "Top Gun Tucker Lutz" for the first time. By force of 99 strikes landed and 3 takedowns, Tucker went on to win by unanimous decision in his UFC debut against Kevin Aguilar. Follow him closely as he shall continue on his march to one day living his dream of becoming UFC Champion. Tucker is scheduled to fight Melsik Baghdasaryan on July 15th in UFC's Fight Night Holm vs. Bueno Silva.
Of course, Tucker graciously admits that he would not be where he is without his team, partners, sponsors, and his home gym, Ground Control.
Outside of the gym and the cage, Tucker enjoys spending time with those he loves; his wife, his dogs, his family, and his friends. He's almost always smoking BBQ and listening to the Joe Rogan Experience. He fancies vintage guitars and renowned watches.