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Date Of BirthSeptember 17, 1993
Fact(1996-) Lives and works in the LA area

Miguel Pérez Jr. (born April 12, 1983) is an American mixed martial artist and former professional wrestler. He is currently signed to the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC), where he competes in the welterweight division.

Pérez was born in San Juan, Puerto Rico. He was raised in Chicago, Illinois, from the age of three. He has two older sisters. His father worked as a construction worker and his mother was a homemaker. Pérez began wrestling when he was five years old and continued to compete through high school. He was a three-time state champion in Illinois and was ranked as one of the top high school wrestlers in the country.

Pérez began his mixed martial arts (MMA) career in 2009. He competed in various regional promotions in the United States and Canada, amassing a record of 12–2 before being signed by the UFC in 2012. Pérez made his UFC debut against Johny Hendricks at UFC 141, losing via unanimous decision. He has since gone on to compete against some of the top welterweights in the world, including Robbie Lawler, Rory MacDonald, and Carlos Condit. Pérez has a professional MMA record of 22–9–1.

In May 2019, it was announced that Pérez had signed a new multi-fight contract with the UFC. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed.

Pérez has been married to his wife, Amanda, since 2008. The couple has two children together.

General Info

Full NameMiguel Pérez Jr.
Date Of BirthSeptember 17, 1993
Place Of BirthSan Jose, California, United States
Height1.88 m
Weight109 kg
ProfessionProfessional Wrestler


MoviesBlow, Ocean's Eleven, Million Dollar Baby, Soul's Midnight, Magnolia, Clear and Present Danger, Unspeakable, 8 Heads in a Duffel Bag, Santa and Pete, A Painted House, The Case for Christ, In from the Night, Backlash, Venus on the Halfshell, World Wrestling Network: IWA Puerto Rico: Summer Attitude 2...
TV ShowsLa familia P. Luche, XHDRbZ

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1(1996-) Lives and works in the LA area
2Miguel served in the U.S. Marine Corps. He was honorably discharged at the rank of Sergeant.




The Ascent2016Henry Cardenas
Queen of the South2016TV Series
Aquarius2016TV Series
Bones2016TV SeriesFather Orozco
Madam Secretary2015TV SeriesFirst Vice President
Franklin & Bash2014TV SeriesLandmark Commission Member
Murder in the First2014TV SeriesOfficer Capuzzo
NCIS: Los Angeles2014TV SeriesHarold Wells
Perception2013TV SeriesJudge James Cabrera
Adopting Terror2012TV MovieSecurity Guard
The Good Wife2011TV SeriesMario Alvarez
CSI: Miami2011TV SeriesRegister Clerk
Desperate Housewives2010TV SeriesAgent Pedilla
Cold Case2009TV SeriesJudge Harold 'Harry' Alvarez
Hawthorne2009TV SeriesEddie Ramos
Soul's Midnight2006Ramos
In from the Night2006TV MovieNed Alvarez
Angels with Angles2005Delgado
Strong Medicine2005TV SeriesDr. Emilio Rodriguez
Venus on the Halfshell2005Sam Zelinski
CSI: Crime Scene Investigation2005TV SeriesEduardo Maytorena
NCIS2004TV SeriesFederal Marshal Van Driver
Million Dollar Baby2004Restaurant Owner (as Miguel Perez)
A Painted House2003TV MovieMiguel
242003TV SeriesRanger Mike Kramer
Hourly Rates2002Marvin
For the People2002TV SeriesAlberto Chavez
MDs2002TV SeriesMr. Lopez
The Shield2002TV SeriesRaoul Jiminez
Unspeakable2002Guard #1
Flatland2002TV SeriesPetrino
Ocean's Eleven2001Explosives Cop (as Miguel Perez)
Philly2001TV SeriesSergeant Baca
ER2001TV SeriesSantiago Escalona
Inside Schwartz2001TV SeriesAl Martinez
A.I. Artificial Intelligence2001Robot Repairman (as Miguel Perez)
Star Trek: Voyager2001TV SeriesPhysician
Blow2001Alessandro (as Miguel Perez)
NYPD Blue2001TV SeriesHector Rodriguez
Columbo2000TV SeriesSecurity Guard
Magnolia1999Avi Solomon (as Miguel Perez)
Santa and Pete1999TV MovieSpanish Officer (uncredited)
Saved by the Bell: The New Class1999TV SeriesCaptain Lopez
Justice1999/ITV MovieGuillermo Rivera
Brimstone1998TV SeriesOfficer
Brooklyn South1998TV SeriesNight Shift Sergeant
Players1998TV SeriesCastillo
Four Corners1998TV SeriesManuel
Frasier1997TV SeriesCarlos Del Gato
8 Heads in a Duffel Bag1997Customs Inspector
Baywatch1997TV SeriesScanlan
The John Larroquette Show1994-1996TV SeriesStewie Sr.
Up Close & Personal1996WMIA Floor Manager
Alien Nation: Body and Soul1995TV MovieCostello
Tyson1995TV MovieReporter
Chicago Hope1995TV SeriesOfficer Plumb
All-American Girl1995TV SeriesMitch
A Season of Hope1995TV MovieShort Order Cook
Clear and Present Danger1994DEA Agent
The Adventures of Brisco County Jr.1993TV SeriesGeneral Zaca
And the Band Played On1993TV MovieReporter
The Larry Sanders Show1993TV SeriesCamera #1
The Wonder Years1993TV SeriesBand Leader
Sirens1993TV SeriesOff. Garrick
Shaky Ground1993TV SeriesAlarm Installer
Beverly Hills, 902101993TV SeriesMel Borman
Sim City Enhanced CD-ROM1993Video GameEdward Oliverez, Fire Marshall
Seinfeld1992TV SeriesLuis
The Days and Nights of Molly Dodd1991TV SeriesFirst Waiter
Midnight Caller1990TV SeriesRamirez
A Shock to the System1990Transit Cop
Murder in Black and White1990TV MovieInterrogator Cop
General Hospital1963TV SeriesFather DeLeon (1995)

Source: IMDb, Wikipedia

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