Garry Tonon Record, Net Worth, Weight, Age & More!
Who is Garry Tonon?
Garry Lee Tonon was born on September 12, 1991 in New Jersey. He is an American submission grappler and mixed martial artist. He is currently undefeated in the One Fighting Championship organization. He is also an ADCC silver medalist, IBJJF World and Pan American Championship winner.
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Garry Tonon is known for his dynamic, sometimes frenetic fighting style. Known early in his career for his love of rear-naked choke submissions, he earned the nickname "The Lion Killer". Garry Tonon earned his black belt from Tom DeBlass in New Jersey. After establishing himself as a renowned submission artist, Tonon became a founding member of the renowned Danaher Death Squad under Renzo Gracie black belt John Danaher who has established himself as the leading grappling and combat coach in the world.
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The Danaher Death Squad is well known for their use of leglocks and complex systems of submissions designed by Danaher and honed on the competitive mats by elite grapplers like Garry and teammates Gordon and Nicky Ryan. Known for their intense training schedules, the small, but powerful team has dominated the world of submission grappling for over five years.
Garry Tonon made the transition to MMA in 2017 when he officially signed with ONE Championship. Undefeated at 6 wins and 0 losses, he is currently ranked as the No. 3 Featherweight in the organization.
Garry Tonon makes effective use of his folkstyle wrestling background, in conjunction with his Brazilian Jiu Jitsu during his fights. He has made a concerted effort to become an elite level striker as well and his progress has been shown in his MMA bouts.
How Old is Garry Tonon?
Garry Tonon was born on September 12, 1991. He is currently 29 years of age.
Garry Tonon's Family
Garry Tonon was born and raised in New Jersey by his parents. His parents divorced when Garry was a teenager. He has one sister Ashley.
How Much is Garry Tonon Worth?
Garry Tonon's net worth is estimated at between $100,000 and $1 million dollars.
How Tall is Garry Tonon?
Garry Tonon is 5 feet, 10 inches tall.
How Much Does Garry Tonon Weigh?
Garry Tonon typically fights at 155 lbs.
Garry Tonon Fight List
As a teenager after about a year of training with renowned grappler and combat athlete Tom DeBlass, Garry Tonon would get his first taste of world championship competition when he won the IBJJF worlds as a blue belt. After graduation, Tonon would matriculate to Rutgers University where he would earn a degree in exercise science, Tonon kept up his insane training schedule and competing in Gi training for the first few years of his competitive career.
Garry Tonon would eventually begin traveling into Manhattan to train at the illustrious Renzo Gracie Academy with John Danaher to build on the foundation developed training with Tom DeBlass and Ricardo Almeida. DeBlass would award Garry Tonon his black belt in 2013, with Tonon being his first black belt. Only a month later, Garry Tonon would be at the illustrious ADCC World championships in China taking on a who's who of grappling competitors like Kron Gracie, Roberto Cyborg Abreu, and Marcus Buchecha Almeida.
For the next 4-5 years, Garry Tonon would compete in a number of very high profile submission grappling matches for organizations like EBI, Metamoris, and Polaris to name a few.
In March of 2018, Garry Tonon made his professional MMA debut against Richard Corminal for ONE Championship in Thailand. Garry Tonon was able to win the fight via TKO in the second round.
In his second professional MMA fight, he took on Rahul Raju and was able to defeat his opponent via rear naked choke in the third round. For his third bout in 2018, Tonon defeated Sung Jong Lee via guillotine choke in the second round.
In 2019, on March 31st Garry Tonon met up with Anthony Engelen and was able to defeat his opponent via TKO in the very first round. In May of the same year, Garry Tonon defeated Yoshiki Nakahara via heel hook to secure his 5th straight victory.
In Garry Tonon's 6th fight, he was forced to face his opponent without any coaches in his corner due to travel restrictions in place for Singapore. He was able to secure a unanimous decision victory over Koyomi Matsushima in this bout to round out 2020.
Garry Tonon's Best Fight of All Time
Garry Tonon's best submission grappling match is hard to nail down. Some might argue his back and forth match with Kron Gracie within the ADCC where Garry Tonon was able to defend some of the tightest submissions by the Brazilian grappling legend would be the match that truly put Garry on the map as one of the most exciting grapplers in history.
His match with brutal leg locker Rousimar Palhares in the Polaris grappling promotion in England could also be argued as his greatest match. The back and forth battle between the much larger Brazilian, known to violently finish leg submissions and who had been released by the UFC for his penchant to hold a submission far after a referee stoppage, will go down in history as a true nail-biter. Though no clear victor was named and the match was determined to be a draw, Garry Tonon's performance was a clear victory for his brand and his reputation as a gamer who would take on any opponent.
Who Did Garry Tonon Lose to?
Thus far, in Mixed Martial Arts competition, Garry Tonon stands undefeated and nearing his first title shot in the ONE promotion. As a grappler, he has faced a who's who of competitors and has been defeated by the likes of Kron Gracie, Marcus Buchecha and even his teammate Gordon Ryan who he faced in the ADCC Absolute Division in 2019.
Garry Tonon's Record
Garry Tonon's mixed martial arts record is currently 6 wins and 0 losses. In grappling he's had 95 matches with a record of 73 victories and 22 defeats. In many ways, his high intensity, risk-taking style can be argued to be partially responsible for some of his defeats. Never satisfied with conservative wins and earning decisions by points, Garry Tonon remains one of the world's most exciting grapplers to watch.
Garry Tonon Injuries
Garry Tonon has had elbow surgery and is the only notable injury that has impacted his combat career.
Is Garry Tonon Retired?
Garry Tonon remains active and is training for his future return to the cage in ONE FC.
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