Damon
Jackson
9-1-0( W-L-D )

Fight History

Skill Breakdown

Charts are compiled based on results from 1 fights.
Record: 9-1-0
Summary: Grappling

Fighter Info

Nickname: The Leech
From: Durant, OK USA
Fights Out Of: Dallas, TX USA
Age: 26
Height: 5' 11" ( 180 cm )
Weight: 155 lb ( 70 kg )
College: Missouri Valley College
Degree: Exercise Science

Striking

Total Attempted Strikes
0
49
41% Successful
20
Types of Successful Strikes
0
20
75% Standing
25%
15
5
Striking Defense
47
%
The percentage of total strikes avoided

Grappling

Total Takedowns
0
5
0% Successful
0
Grappling Totals by Type
 
 
Subm.
Passes
Sweeps
0
0
0
Takedown Defense
0
%
The percentage of total takedowns avoided
Result Fighters Event Str TD Sub Pass Method Replay
Loss
Yancy Medeiros Aug 30, 2014
29 0 2 0 R2 Submission
Damon Jackson 20 0 0 0

Biography

TRAINING: Strength / conditioning in the morning. Mid-day technique. At night, technique and live goes.
 
When and why did you start training for fighting? The Ultimate Fighter Season 1. Growing up, I was not allowed to watch the fights so I didn't focus on fighting at all; I just wrestled. I saw TUF season 1 and was addicted and slowly started training.
 
What ranks and titles have you held? NAIA All American. Legacy Fighting featherweight champ
 
Do you have any heroes? None
 
What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC? It what it's all about. It’s why I started training to fight. It means the work I've put in is paying off, but it's not good enough to just make it - I want the title. That's when I'll be happy.
 
Did you go to college and if so what degree did you earn? Missouri Valley College - Exercise Science
 
What was your job before you started fighting? Personal Trainer
 
Specific accomplishments in amateur competition? 6-1 amateur MMA. All-American in wrestling
 
Ranks in any martial arts styles: Purple belt in BJJ
 
Favorite grappling technique: Rear naked choke - I love feeling when people quit
 
Favorite striking technique: Jab
• Pro since 2012
 
• Four first round finishes
 
• Seven wins by submission, two by KO
 
• Coming off first round submission win (1:32) over UFC / WEC vet Leonard Garcia
 
• Normally fights at 145 – stepping up on short notice for this fight at 155

Career

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