Vik Grujic is a retired Australian professional mixed martial artist of Serbian descent who formerly competed in the Middleweight division of the Ultimate Fighting Championship. A professional competitor since 2010, Grujic was also a contestant on The Ultimate Fighter Nations: Canada vs. Australia.
Mixed martial arts career
Grujic made his professional mixed martial arts debut in 2009, competing for regional promotions in Australia, before auditioning for TUF: Nations in 2013.
The Ultimate Fighter
On 5 December 2013, it was announced that Grujic had been selected as one of the middleweight fighters representing Australia for The Ultimate Fighter Nations: Canada vs. Australia. The reality show was led by Patrick Côté and Kyle Noke and premiered in early 2014.
In his first fight, Grujic defeated fellow cast member Luke Harris via TKO.
In the semi-finals, Grujic went on to face the Sheldon Westcott. Westcott won the fight by submission in the first round, with Grujic walking off crying and later posting on Instagram.
Ultimate Fighting Championship
Grujic faced Nordine Taleb on 16 April 2015 at The Ultimate Fighter Nations Finale. Grujic lost the bout via unanimous decision.
Grujic faced Chris Indich on 28 June 2014 at UFC Fight Night 43. Grujic won the fight via TKO in the first round.
Grujic faced Chris Clements on 8 November 2014 at UFC Fight Night 55. Clements won the fight via first round TKO.
Grujic faced Brendan O'Reilly on 10 May 2015 at UFC Fight Night 65. He lost the fight via unanimous decision. Subsequently, Grujic was released from the organisation and has failed to fight again since..
Mixed martial arts record
|Professional record breakdown|
|12 matches||7 wins||5 losses|
|Loss||7–5||Brendan O'Reilly||Decision (unanimous)||UFC Fight Night: Miocic vs. Hunt||10 May 2015||3||5:00||Adelaide, Australia|
|Loss||7–4||Chris Clements||TKO (knees and punches)||UFC Fight Night: Rockhold vs. Bisping||8 November 2014||1||3:06||Sydney, Australia|
|Win||7–3||Chris Indich||TKO (punches)||UFC Fight Night: Te-Huna vs. Marquardt||28 June 2014||1||4:55||Auckland, New Zealand||Welterweight debut.|
|Loss||6–3||Nordine Taleb||Decision (unanimous)||The Ultimate Fighter Nations Finale: Bisping vs. Kennedy||16 April 2014||3||5:00||Quebec City, Quebec, Canada|
|Win||6–2||Daniel Way||Decision (unanimous)||AFC 5: Australian Fighting Championship 5||10 May 2013||3||5:00||Melbourne, Australia|
|Loss||5–2||Zein Saliba||Decision (unanimous)||AFC 4: Australian Fighting Championship 4||7 December 2012||3||5:00||Melbourne, Australia|
|Loss||5–1||Dave Mazany||Submission (guillotine choke)||KOTCA: King of the Cage Australia 2||18 May 2012||2||1:39||Darwin, Australia|
|Win||5–0||Jia Xu||TKO (eye injury)||Shamrock Events: Night of Mayhem 3||5 November 2011||2||4:33||Moorabbin, Australia|
|Win||4–0||David Cannon||Submission (rear-naked choke)||Brute Force 12: It's Time!||27 August 2010||1||1:18||Melbourne, Australia|
|Win||3–0||Daniel Way||Submission (arm-triangle choke)||KOFP: KO9 MMA Mayhem||3 July 2010||2||1:00||Shepparton, Australia|
|Win||2–0||Vic Barlow||Submission (armbar)||TPW 2: Tribal Punishment Warrior 2||29 May 2010||3||1:37||Melbourne, Australia|
|Win||1–0||Lindsay Sheehan||Decision (unanimous)||FightForce Promotions: Chelsea Under Fire 15||29 November 2009||3||5:00||Chelsea Heights, Australia|