James
Moontasri
7-2-0( W-L-D )

Fight History

Skill Breakdown

Charts are compiled based on results from 1 fights.
Record: 7-2-0
Summary: Striking

Fighter Info

Nickname: Moon Walker
From: Frankfurt Germany
Fights Out Of: Los Angeles, CA USA
Age: 26
Height: 5' 10" ( 177 cm )
Weight: 155 lb ( 70 kg )

Striking

Total Attempted Strikes
0
67
52% Successful
35
Types of Successful Strikes
0
35
31%
66% Ground
11
1
23
Striking Defense
41
%
The percentage of total strikes avoided

Grappling

Total Takedowns
0
0
0% Successful
0
Grappling Totals by Type
 
 
Subm.
Passes
Sweeps
0
1
0
Takedown Defense
70
%
The percentage of total takedowns avoided
Result Fighters Event Str TD Sub Pass Method Replay
Loss
Joe Ellenberger Jun 28, 2014
22 3 2 1 R3 Decision - Split
James Moontasri 35 0 0 1

Biography

TRAINING: Morning MMA practice at Black House, Muay Thai and Jiu-Jitsu in the afternoons and cardio in the evening

When and why did you start training for fighting? I started Tae Kwon Do when I was eight years old and transitioned into MMA at the age of 19.

What ranks and titles have you held? Two-time USA Tae Kwon Do National Champion, 2007 Pan Am Games Silver medalist, 2007 USA Tae Kwon Do male athlete of the year, 4th place 2008 Olympic Trials

Do you have any heroes? My mother

What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC? This is my dream to be in the UFC. This is a lifetime of work and training coming to fruition.

Did you go to college and if so what degree did you earn? No

What was your job before you started fighting? I manage a kids martial arts training program at Elite Training Center in Redondo Beach.

Favorite grappling technique: Triangle

Favorite striking technique: Any kick
•    Pro since 2008

•    Four wins by KO, one by submission

•    One first round finish

Career

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