Jay
Hieron
23-7-0( W-L-D )

Fight History

Skill Breakdown

Charts are compiled based on results from 8 fights.
Record: 23-7-0
Summary: Striking, wrestling, well-rounded

Fighter Info

Nickname: The Thoroughbred
From: Freeport, NY USA
Fights Out Of: Las Vegas, Nevada USA
Age: 38
Height: 6' 0" ( 182 cm )
Weight: 170 lb ( 77 kg )

Striking

Total Attempted Strikes
0
164
29% Successful
47
Types of Successful Strikes
0
47
85% Standing
40
3
4
Striking Defense
56
%
The percentage of total strikes avoided

Grappling

Total Takedowns
0
17
53% Successful
9
Grappling Totals by Type
 
 
Subm.
Passes
Sweeps
3
8
0
Takedown Defense
60
%
The percentage of total takedowns avoided
Result Fighters Event Str TD Sub Pass Method Replay
Loss
Tyron Woodley Feb 2, 2013
15 0 0 0 R1 KO/TKO
Jay Hieron 0 0 0 0
Loss
Jake Ellenberger Oct 5, 2012
25 2 0 0 R3 Decision - Unanimous
Jay Hieron 32 0 0 0
Win
Jay Hieron
Strikeforce - Miami
Jan 30, 2010
21 3 0 0 R3 Decision - Unanimous
Joe Riggs 6 0 0 0
Win
Jay Hieron
Strikeforce - Carano vs. Cyborg
Aug 15, 2009
-- -- -- -- R3 Decision - Unanimous
Jesse Taylor -- -- -- --
Win
Jay Hieron
Affliction - Day of Reckoning
Jan 24, 2009
6 0 0 0 R1 KO/TKO
Jason High 0 0 0 0
Loss
Jonathan Goulet Oct 3, 2005
14 0 1 0 R3 TKO - Doctor's Stoppage
Jay Hieron 10 9 3 8
Win
Jay Hieron
WEC 15: Judgment Day
May 19, 2005
-- -- -- -- R3 Decision - Unanimous
Adam Lynn -- -- -- --
Loss
Georges St-Pierre Jun 19, 2004
24 0 0 0 R1 KO/TKO
Jay Hieron 5 0 0 0

Biography

TRAINING: Twice a day. In the AM, pads or conditioning. In the PM, sparring

When and why did you start training for fighting? I started wrestling when I was 13 to protect myself. I did really well, and after college I got introduced to MMA by a friend & it’s been my profession ever since. I love what I do!

What ranks and titles have you held?
Ranked top 10-15 in the world, IFL Welterweight Champion, Bellator tournament champion

Do you have any heroes? My mom & my team - they push me & I push them.

What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC? It means everything to me. I fought my entire career to be in the UFC and fight in the best organization in the world. This gives me a chance to fight the best fighters in the world and prove I’m one of the best in the world.

Did you go to college and if so what degree did you earn?
I went to NASSAU C.C. where I received my AA degree. Then I transferred to Hofstra University for a year.

What was your job before you started fighting?
None

Specific accomplishments in amateur competition?
5-0 in kickboxing & junior college national champion in wrestling

Favorite grappling technique: chokes

Favorite Striking technique: combinations

•    Pro since 2003

•    Seven wins by submission, six by knockout

•    Has never been submitted

•    Has won 11 of his last 14

•    Holds wins over Joe Riggs, Jesse Taylor, Jason High, Mark Miller, Delson Heleno, Pat Healy, and Ronald Jhun.

•    Decisioned Ellenberger in IFL bout in 2006

•    Has also faced Chris Wilson, Brad Blackburn, and Ben Askren

•    12 first round finishes

Career

Trained With

Gray Maynard
Gray Maynard
12-5-1, 1NC
( W-L-D )
Martin Kampmann
Martin Kampmann
20-7-0
( W-L-D )
Mike Pyle
Mike Pyle
26-10-1
( W-L-D )

Key Opponents

Georges St-Pierre
Georges St-Pierre
25-2-0
( W-L-D )
Jake Ellenberger
Jake Ellenberger
29-8-0
( W-L-D )

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