|Weight Class||Lightweight (155 lbs.) / Featherweight (145 lbs.)|
|Height||5' 6" (168cm)|
|Style||Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, Muay Thai, Boxing|
|Birth Date||March 13, 1983|
|Fighting Out Of||Westminster, California|
|Nam Phan Pictures||Official Website|
Nam Phan is an American, of Vietnamese descent, mixed martial artist who currently competes as a Featherweight. He was cast member on The Ultimate Fighter 12: Team GSP vs. Team Koscheck where he advanced to the semifinals before losing to Michael Johnson. He has also fought in major promotions such as the WEC, KOTC, Strikeforce, and Sengoku.
 Professional Record
|Record||18 - 11 - 0 (Win – Loss – Draw)|
|Loss||Dennis Siver||Decision (Unanimous)||UFC on FOX 5: Henderson vs. Diaz||12/8/2012||3||5:00|
|Win||Cole Miller||Decision (Split)||UFC on FOX 4: Shogun vs. Vera||8/4/2012||3||5:00|
|Loss||Jim Hettes||Decision (Unanimous)||UFC 141: Lesnar vs. Overeem||12/30/2011||3||5:00|
|Win||Leonard Garcia||Decision (Unanimous)||UFC 136: Edgar vs. Maynard 3||10/08/2011||3||5:00||Won Fight of the Night Honors|
|Loss||Mike Brown||Decision (Unanimous)||UFC 133: Evans vs. Ortiz 2||8/06/2011||3||5:00|
|Loss||Leonard Garcia||Decision (Split)||UFC: The Ultimate Fighter 12 Finale||12/04/2010||3||5:00|
|Win||Rodney Rhoden||Submission (Armbar)||CD: Civic Disobedience 2||4/03/2010||1||3:20|
|Loss||Issac de Jesus||TKO (Punches)||TPF 3: Champions Collide||2/04/2010||1||2:55||For first-ever TPF Featherweight Championship|
|Loss||Michihiro Omigawa||TKO (Punches)||World Victory Road Presents: Sengoku 8||5/02/2009||1||4:52||Sengoku 2009 Featherweight Grand Prix Quarter-finals|
|Win||Hideki Kadowaki||TKO (Punches)||World Victory Road Presents: Sengoku 7||3/20/2009||1||3:09||Sengoku 2009 Featherweight Grand Prix Opening Round|
|Loss||Billy Evangelista||Decision (Split)||Strikeforce: Melendez vs. Thomson||6/27/2008||3||5:00|
|Win||Saad Awad||TKO||GC 74: Evolution||2/16/2008||2||0:52|
|Win||Shad Smith||TKO||EFWC: The Untamed||10/06/2007||1||1:11||Won EFWC Lightweight Championship|
|Loss||Gesias Cavalcante||TKO (Punches)||K-1 HERO's: Dynamite!! USA||6/02/2007||1||0:26|
|Loss||Josh Thomson||Decision (Unanimous)||Strikeforce: Triple Threat||12/08/2006||3||5:00||For vacant Strikeforce US Lightweight Championship|
|Win||Aric Nelson||TKO||FCP: Malice at Cow Palace||9/09/2006||2||4:11|
|Win||Ryan Diaz||Decision||KOTC: Rapid Fire||8/4/2006||2||5:00|
|Win||Albert Hill||Submission (Armbar)||KOTC: Final Conflict||12/02/2005||1||0:12|
|Win||Joe Frainee||Submission (Armbar)||KOTC: Prime Time||8/05/2005||1||3:28|
|Win||Sost Infante||TKO (Cut)||KOTC: San Jacinto||6/12/2005||1||0:51|
|Win||Joey Alvarado||KO||KOTC: Soboba||3/20/2005||1||1:08|
|Win||Mike Valdez||Submission (Triangle Choke)||KOTC: Uprising||2/05/2005||1||0:41|
|Loss||Nick Ertl||Decision (Split)||WEC 11: Evoltuion||8/20/2004||3||5:00|
|Win||Eben Kaneshiro||Decision||PFC: Pit Fighting Championship||2/07/2004||3||N/A|
|Loss||Rob McCullough||Decision||PFC: Knucklefest||4/05/2003||1||N/A||For PFC: Knucklefest Tournament Finals|
|Win||Patrick Hoang||Decision||PFC: Knucklefest||4/05/2003||1||N/A|
|Win||Brad Levy||Decision||PFC: Knucklefest||4/05/2003||1||N/A|
|Win||Brad McCall||Submission (Guillotine Choke)||XCF: California Pancration Championships||6/11/2002||2||0:42|
|Win||Jason Maxwell||TKO||CFF: Cobra Classic 2001||10/06/2001||2||N/A|
 Mixed Martial Arts Career
Phan began training in Tae Kwon Do at the age of 4. By the age of 16, he had earned a 2nd degree black belt in Quyen Dao Vietnam, a Vietnamese combat martial art.
Phan began studying jiu jitsu in the year 2000. He has competed in such MMA promotions as WEC and King of the Cage. In 2005, Phan co-founded the Ma Du Entertainment, a business to promote mixed martial arts fighters.
Nam Phan won the Extreme Fighters World Championships by defeating Shad Smith via TKO at 1:11 of the first round on October 6, 2007.
Phan is also a professional boxer with a record of three wins and one loss.
Nam Phan takes pride in his Vietnamese heritage and is avid in the Vietnamese American community. He proudly displays both the American and South Vietnamese flag on his gi as a symbol of his pride in the freedom of his current home, and of his lost homeland.
It was learned mid-January 2010 that Phan would be competing for Tachi Palace Fights (TPF) for their vacant featherweight title, against the up and coming Isaac De Jesus. The bout took place on February 4, 2010 at TPF 3: Champions Collide. Phan was defeated in the first round by TKO (Punches).
 The Ultimate Fighter
Phan was next announced as a participant in The Ultimate Fighter 12, where he earned a spot in the house by defeating another MMA veteran in Mike Budnik. He defeated Budnik with liver strike and punches in round one, earning the TKO victory.