Luke Jumeau - Official UFC® Profile
Luke
Jumeau
12-4-0( W-L-D )
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Fight History

Skill Breakdown

Charts are compiled based on results from 2 fights.
Record: 12-4-0
Summary: Stricking, Jiu-Jitsu

Fighter Info

Nickname: The Jedi
From: Hamilton, Waikato New Zealand
Fights Out Of: Hamilton, Waikato New Zealand
Age: 29
Height: 5' 11" ( 180 cm )
Weight: 170 lb ( 77 kg )
Reach 72"
Leg Reach 40"

Striking

Total Attempted Strikes
0
178
50% Successful
89
Types of Successful Strikes
0
89
56% Standing
44% Clinch
50
39
Striking Defense
47
%
The percentage of total strikes avoided

Grappling

Total Takedowns
0
0
Not Available
0
Grappling Totals by Type
 
 
Subm.
Passes
Sweeps
0
0
0
Takedown Defense
91
%
The percentage of total takedowns avoided
Result Fighters Event Str TD Sub Pass Method Replay Awards
Loss
Luke Jumeau
Sep 22, 2017
51
49
1
0
0
0
1
0
R3 Decision - Unanimous
Win
Luke Jumeau
Jun 10, 2017
40
44
0
1
0
0
0
1
R3 Decision - Unanimous

Biography

TRAINING: A typical day consists of going to work for nine hours, then home to help feed the kids and get them to bed, then off to training for around two hours. Eat, sleep, repeat. 

When and why did you start training for fighting? I started training martial arts with a friend when I was 14 and I never left the gym. And after achieving my black belt, I found MMA and was eager to compete.

What ranks and titles have you held? None

Do you have any heroes? No

What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC? It's everything I've ever wanted for as long as I can remember. This has been my only goal. 

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

What was your job before you started fighting? Panel beater 

Specific accomplishments in amateur competition? 4-0 MMA record

Ranks in any martial arts styles: First degree black belt in Tae Kwon Do and purple belt in BJJ 

 
  • Pro since 2008

 

  • Five wins by KO, four by submission (2 Guillotine, RNC, Triangle choke)

 

  • Four first round finishes

 

  • Most recent pre UFC win was second-round TKO of UFC vet Vik Grujic

 

  • Won seven of last eight

 

  • Last two losses were to UFC vets Jake Matthews and Jingliang Li in 2013

 

  • Origin of nickname: “I got given the nickname for the build up to my pro debut, which had a ‘Return of the Jedi’ theme.”

Career

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