Gian Villante

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Date of Birth August 18, 1985
Place of Birth New York
Age 35 years old
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Gian Villante

Gianpiero Villante is an American mixed martial artist currently fighting in the heavyweight division of the Ultimate Fighting Championship. A professional since 2009, he has competed for Strikeforce.

Born: Gianpiero Villante, August 18, 1985, Wantagh, New York, U.S.
Nationality: American
Weight: 205 lb
Division: Light heavyweight, Heavyweight
Reach: 76 in
Style: Kickboxing, Wrestling
Fighting out of: Bellmore, New York, U.S.
Team: Bellmore Kickboxing Academy, Long Island MMA and Fitness Center, Serra–Longo Fight Team
Rank: Blue belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu under Matt Serra
Wrestling: NCAA Division I Wrestling
Years active: 2009–present
University: Hofstra University
Notable school(s): MacArthur High School (Levittown, New York)
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About Gian Villante

Mixed martial artist from New York best known as a Ring of Combat Heavyweight Champion and Light Heavyweight competitor for UFC. He was previously a New York State Champion wrestler, winning the title in 2003.

Before Fame

He won the Thorpe Award as a football player at MacArthur High School in 2002.


His victory against Sean O'Connell in June 2014 was named Fight of the Night by the UFC.

Family Life

He was born Gianpiero Villante to Josephine and Sal Villante.


He became close friends with future UFC fighter Chris Weidman while wrestling at Hofstra.

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Latest information about Gian Villante updated on January 17, 2021.

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