MMA RECORD : 13 - 5 - 0
BARE KNUCKLE : 3 - 0 - 0
AMATEUR MMA : 3 - 0 - 0
BOXING RECORD : 2 - 0 - 0
KICKBOXING RECORD : 3 - 0 - 1
NICKNAME : The Hand Of
HEIGHT : 6'4'' / 193 cm
WEIGHT : 245 LBS / 111 KG
DIVISION : Heavyweight
HOMETOWN : Bridgwater, Somerset, England
ASSOCIATION : Scottish Hit Squad/Phuket Top Team
Mark Godbeer (born November 22, 1983) is a professional English Heavyweight Mixed Martial Artist, fighting out of All or Nothing in Bridgwater, Somerset, England.
Former Heavyweight BAMMA Champion
Between March 2012 and May 2016, Godbeer would remain undefeated in the BAMMA cage. During this time, he also signed on with BELLATOR and would make a single appearance for the promotion, facing notable heavyweight Cheick Kongo on October 4, 2013 at Bellator 102. Following that loss, Godbeer would claim three straight victories in BAMMA, including winning the heavyweight title against Paul Taylor on June 13, 2015.
ULTIMATE FIGHTING CHAMPIONSHIP
September 2016, Mark signs a four-fight deal with the UFC.
He made his promotional debut November 19, 2016 against Justin Ledet at UFC Fight Night 99. He would lose the bout via submission in the first round.
Godbeer was expected to face Todd Duffee on March 4, 2017 at UFC 209. However, Duffee pulled out of the fight in mid-February for undisclosed reasons. He was replaced by promotional newcomer Daniel Spitz. Godbeer won the fight by unanimous decision
Godbeer was expected to face Jason Willnis on July 16 at UFC Fight Night 113 in Glasgow. He chose Jackson's MMA as training camp but he was pulled out of the fight in mid-May for undisclosed reasons.
In the middle of June 2017, Godbeer is cleared, back to the gym and ready to train.
Mark was expected to face Walt Harris on October 7 at UFC 216 in Las Vegas, NV, but the fight was off the card due to an injury, but the fight has been rebooked for UFC 217 on November 4, 2017 in Madison Square Garden.
On November 4, 2017, Godbeer won the fight via disqualification after Harris hit Godbeer with a head kick following the referee called a time out due to a groin strike.
December 2017, Godbeer inks a new 4 fight deal with UFC and is expected to face promotional newcomer Dmitry Poberezhets on March 17, 2018 in London at UFC Fight Night 127.
March 2018, Godbeer was expected to face Ukrainian Dmitry Poberezhets on March 17 at UFC Fight Night 127 in London. But his opponent was pulled out of the fight in mid-Feb for undisclosed reasons. Ukrainian opponent was replaced by Dmitry Sosnovskiy in London. Mark lose the bout via RNC in the second round.
On November 10, 2018, Mark faced the dutch strongman Ismael Lazaar in a Heavyweight Bout at MAS FIGHT in Macau. The rules of the fight was one round contest of 9 minutes, stand up combat only and throws were allowed. The fight ends in a draw and called the fight of the night.
BARE KNUCKLE BOXING
On March 30, 2019, Mark faced Mickey Parker in a Heavyweight Bout at BKB16 in the O2 in London, UK. The rules of the fight was five rounds of 2 minutes, stand up combat whithout gloves. The fight ends in a draw and called the fight of the night. Godbeer won the fight by unanimous decision.
February 2019, Mark signs a four-fight deal with the ACA promotion. His first fight is scheduled on Avril 27yh in Moscow againts Sergey Bilostenniy
VALOR BARE KNUCKLE
Mark Godbeer, while retired from MMA, transitioned over to bare-knuckle boxing and entered Ken Shamrock's newly founded Valor Bare Knuckle for its debut event, VKB: 1. Godbeer knocked out former fellow UFC, Bellator, & BAMMA veteran Jack "The Outlaw" May. Goddbeer knocked May out in less than a minute. He then faced current Road FC Open-weight Champion Mighty Mo in the main event for the tournament championship. Godbeer defeated Mo when after a series of punches Mo was knocked down and unable to get up in time for the 10 count, winning the VKB tournament.