Sage Northcutt, a name known in the martial arts world, started his training at a young age of 4.
He was born to a family of martial artists, with his father being a black belt in shuri-ryū karate and his sister, Colbey, a professional mixed martial artist.
By the age of 9, Northcutt made history as the youngest person ever to grace the cover of Sport Karate Magazine.
Northcutt attended Seven Lakes High School for his freshman and sophomore years before transferring to Katy High School.
While in high school, he trained and competed in wrestling, joining the Texas A&M University’s NCWA wrestling club before eventually dropping out to pursue his mixed martial arts career.
Northcutt turned professional in mixed martial arts at the age of 18, after a successful amateur career with a record of 5-1. He made his debut on the Legacy Fighting Championship series in 2013.
He made his UFC debut in 2015 after an impressive win at Legacy Fighting Championship 44. Northcutt won his first UFC fight against Francisco Treviño via technical-knockout (TKO) in just 57 seconds.
He followed this up with another victory against Cody Pfister via guillotine choke in the second round.
Northcutt was scheduled to fight Andrew Holbrook, but a last-minute change led to him making his welterweight debut against Bryan Barberena, which he lost via submission in the second round.
Northcutt bounced back with a win against Enrique Marín at UFC 200, returning to the lightweight division.
Northcutt suffered his second welterweight loss against Mickey Gall at UFC on Fox 22. He was later scheduled to fight Claudio Puelles, but the fight was canceled due to injuries to both fighters.
Northcutt continued his UFC journey, winning via unanimous decision against Michel Quiñones and Thibault Gouti. He ended his UFC career with a knockout victory over Zak Ottow, after which his contract expired.
Northcutt signed with ONE Championship in 2018, making his debut against Cosmo Alexandre in May 2019.
Unfortunately, the fight ended in a loss for Northcutt, who suffered eight facial fractures from a knockout blow that required surgical repair.
After his loss to Alexandre, Northcutt moved down two weight classes to compete at featherweight in ONE Championship.
He was scheduled to fight Shinya Aoki at ONE on TNT 4 on April 28, 2021, but withdrew from the bout due to lingering COVID-19 effects, and Eduard Folayang replaced him.
Sage Northcutt is not just a martial artist; he is a phenomenon. With a record of 15-3, he is an up-and-coming star in the MMA world.
He is a well-rounded fighter, with a striking background in karate and kickboxing and an ever-improving ground game.
Sage Northcutt Height: How tall is Sage Northcutt?
Whiles writing this article, the official and recognized height of the, sage Northcutt is 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m).
With Boxing, height may be of an advantage, Sage’s height will go along way to impact his boxing career, currently, his height is at an average compared to all other fighters in his UFC division.
His latest fight will be on the 5th may 2023, Ahmed Mujtaba in Colorado