Jared Cannonier - Official UFC® Fighter Profile
Jared
Cannonier
10-2-0( W-L-D )
Current Rank: #14 Light Heavyweight
Fight Night Bonuses: 1 Performance of the Night / 1 Fight of the Night

Fight History

Skill Breakdown

Charts are compiled based on results from 5 fights.
Record: 10-2-0
Summary: Boxing, speed, footwork

Fighter Info

Nickname: Tha Killa Gorilla
From: Dallas, Texas United States
Fights Out Of: Anchorage, Alaska United States
Age: 33
Height: 5' 11" ( 180 cm )
Weight: 205 lb ( 93 kg )
Reach 77"
Leg Reach 41"

Striking

Total Attempted Strikes
0
344
58% Successful
201
Types of Successful Strikes
0
201
71% Standing
18%
143
37
21
Striking Defense
71
%
The percentage of total strikes avoided

Grappling

Total Takedowns
0
3
33% Successful
1
Grappling Totals by Type
 
 
Subm.
Passes
Sweeps
0
3
0
Takedown Defense
31
%
The percentage of total takedowns avoided
Result Fighters Event Str TD Sub Pass Method Replay Awards
UPCOMING
Jared Cannonier
Dec 16, 2017
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Win
Jared Cannonier
Jul 7, 2017
84
28
1
0
0
0
1
0
R3 KO/TKO
Loss
Jared Cannonier
Feb 11, 2017
24
21
3
0
1
0
11
0
R3 Decision - Unanimous
Win
Jared Cannonier
Dec 3, 2016
45
59
6
0
0
0
2
1
R3 Decision - Unanimous
Fight of the Night
Win
Jared Cannonier
Apr 10, 2016
27
13
0
0
0
0
1
0
R1 KO/TKO
Performance of the Night
Loss
Jared Cannonier
Jan 3, 2015
12
10
0
0
0
0
0
0
R1 KO/TKO

Biography

TRAINING: Strength and conditioning in the morning and pro team training in the afternoon. Plus, regular classes mixed in.
 
When and why did you start training for fighting? For the athletic competition, and to learn how to fight the right way.
 
What ranks and titles have you held? Two HW titles in Alaska
 
Do you have any heroes? No
 
What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC? I can think of a million answers for this question, but basically to test my skill against the best there is.
 
Did you go to college and if so what degree did you earn? No
 
What was your job before you started fighting? I'm still a federal employee for the FAA. I'm an airway transportation systems specialist.
 
Specific accomplishments in amateur competition? 2-0 record
 
Favorite grappling technique: Kimura
 
Favorite striking technique: Jab

• Pro since 2011

• Six wins by KO, two by submission (Armbar, RNC)

• Six first round finishes

• Went five rounds in most recent pre-UFC bout on 1/22/14, decisioning Tony Lopez

• 2-1 at light heavyweight in the UFC

• Origin of nickname: “I like gorillas”

Career

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