IAN “UNCLE CREEPY” MCCALL
PROFESSIONAL MMA FIGHTER
Ian Gregory McCall (born May 7, 1984) is an American mixed martial artist who competes in the Flyweight division of the Ultimate Fighting Championship. A professional MMA competitor since 2002, McCall has fought for World Extreme Cagefighting and Tachi Palace Fights. He is a former TPF Flyweight Champion. As of January 17, 2014, he is #3 in official UFC flyweight rankings and ranked #4 in the world by Sherdog.
McCall was born in Newport Beach, California and has an older brother, Brad. McCall got into many “fights” growing up and in his youth, he practiced karate and Kung Fu. He competed in wrestling for Dana Hills High School where he was a stand-out and then continued later at Cuesta College.
McCall signed with the UFC in December 2011 to compete in a four man Flyweight Tournament to determine the inaugural UFC Flyweight Champion. He faced Demetrious Johnson in the opening round of the tournament on March 3, 2012 at UFC on FX: Alves vs. Kampmann. Johnson was initially thought to have defeated McCall by majority decision, though was later revealed that a scoring error had taken place and a majority draw was the correct result. This fight was the first flyweight bout in UFC history.
Currently, Ian is training hard and working his way back to a title shot to achieve his goal of becoming a UFC Champion.