Joe Soto

"One Bad Mofo"
18 7
Wins Losses
Birth date March 22, 1987 (age 33)
Birth place Porterville, California, United States
Height 5 ft 6 in (1.68 m)
Weight 135 lb (61 kg)
Reach 65 in (1.65 m)
Former Bellator Featherweight Champion

UFC Rankings

Fights

LOSS
Joe Soto
UFC Fight Night: Machida vs. Anders
Feb 3, 2018
TKO (body kick and punches)
R1 – 1:06
LOSS
Joe Soto
The Ultimate Fighter: A New World Champion Finale
Dec 1, 2017
Submission (calf slicer)
R1 – 0:30
WIN
Joe Soto
UFC Fight Night: Belfort vs. Gastelum
Mar 11, 2017
Decision (unanimous)
R3 – 5:00
WIN
Joe Soto
Marco Beltrán
The Ultimate Fighter Latin America 3 Finale: dos Anjos vs. Ferguson
Nov 5, 2016
Submission (heel hook)
R1 – 1:37
WIN
Joe Soto
Chris Beal
UFC Fight Night: MacDonald vs. Thompson
Jun 18, 2016
Submission (rear-naked choke)
R3 – 3:39
LOSS
Joe Soto
Michinori Tanaka
UFC 195
Jan 2, 2016
Decision (split)
R3 – 5:00
LOSS
Joe Soto
Anthony Birchak
UFC Fight Night: Boetsch vs. Henderson
Jun 6, 2015
KO (punches)
R1 – 1:37
LOSS
Joe Soto
UFC 177
Aug 30, 2014
KO (head kick and punches)
R5 – 2:20
WIN
Joe Soto
Terrion Ware
Tachi Palace Fights 20
Aug 7, 2014
Submission (north-south choke)
R3 – 2:48
WIN
Joe Soto
Jeremiah Labiano
Tachi Palace Fights 18
Feb 6, 2014
TKO (doctor stoppage)
R3 – 4:16
WIN
Joe Soto
Cory Vom Baur
Tachi Palace Fights 17
Nov 14, 2013
Submission (guillotine choke)
R1 – 4:36
WIN
Joe Soto
Chad George
Tachi Palace Fights 13
May 10, 2012
Technical Submission (rear-naked choke)
R2 – 2:01
WIN
Joe Soto
Chris David
TWC 13: Impact
Jan 27, 2012
Submission (rear-naked choke)
R2 – 4:28
WIN
Joe Soto
Romeo McCovey
NFF: Norcal Fight Fest
Oct 15, 2011
Decision (unanimous)
R3 – 5:00
LOSS
Joe Soto
Eddie Yagin
TPF 10: Let The Chips Fall
Aug 5, 2011
Submission (guillotine choke)
R1 – 2:00
LOSS
Joe Soto
Bellator 27
Sep 2, 2010
KO (knee and punches)
R2 – 0:33
WIN
Joe Soto
Diego Saraiva
Bellator 19
May 20, 2010
TKO (doctor stoppage)
R1 – 5:00
WIN
Joe Soto
Mike Christensen
TPF 1: Tachi Palace Fights 1
Oct 8, 2009
Submission (gogoplata)
R1 – 2:06
WIN
Joe Soto
Yahir Reyes
Bellator 10
Jun 5, 2009
Submission (rear-naked choke)
R2 – 4:11
WIN
Joe Soto
Bellator 6
May 8, 2009
Decision (unanimous)
R3 – 5:00
WIN
Joe Soto
Ben Greer
Bellator 1
Apr 3, 2009
TKO (punches)
R1 – 3:40
WIN
Joe Soto
Anthony Luna
Gladiator Challenge 86: Day of the Dead
Nov 2, 2008
Submission (kimura)
R1 – 0:33
WIN
Joe Soto
Brandon Jinnies
PFC 10: Explosive
Sep 26, 2008
TKO (punches)
R1 – 0:59
WIN
Joe Soto
Darren Crisp
PFC 9: The Return
Jul 18, 2008
Submission (kneebar)
R1 – 1:08
WIN
Joe Soto
Jared Williams
Gladiator Challenge 53: Hell Storm
Jul 16, 2006
TKO (punches)
R1 – 3:26