Jared Cannonier - Official UFC® Fighter Profile
Jared
Cannonier
9-2-0( W-L-D )
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Fight History

Skill Breakdown

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Record: 9-2-0
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"

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Grappling

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Biography

TRAINING: My days consist of working a 10-hour shift in which I fit in an hour of cardio or strength and conditioning. Jiu Jitsu, boxing and MMA is in the evening.
  
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

 

  • Five 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

 

  • 1-1 at light heavyweight in the UFC

 

  • Origin of nickname: “I like gorillas”

Career

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