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"The Guitar Hero"

Justin Jaynes

Lightweight Division • 16-7-0 (W-L-D)

Stats & Records

  • 8
    Wins by Knockout
  • 5
    Wins by Submission
  • 3
    Wins by Decision
Sig. Str. Landed
Per Min
Sig. Str. Absorbed
Per Min
Takedown avg
Per 15 Min
Submission avg
Per 15 Min
Sig. Str. Defense
Takedown Defense
Knockdown Ratio
00:00
Average fight time

Sig. Str. By Position

Standing
0 (0 %)
Clinch
0 (0 %)
Ground
0 (0 %)

Sig. Str. by target

0% 0 Head 0% 0 Body 0% 0 Leg

Win By Way

KO/TKO
8 (50%)
DEC
3 (19%)
SUB
5 (31%)

Event Results

  • Win

    Smith vs Jaynes

    Round
    2
    Time
    03:41
    Method
    KO/TKO
  • Win

    Benitez vs Jaynes

    Round
    1
    Time
    04:06
    Method
    KO/TKO
  • Win

    Tucker vs Jaynes

    Round
    3
    Time
    01:46
    Method
    SUB

Biography

Status
Active
Hometown
Richmond, United States
Trains at
Xtreme Couture - Las Vegas, NV
Fighting style
MMA
Age
31
Height
67.00
Weight
155.00
Octagon Debut
Jun. 20, 2020
Reach
68.00
Leg reach
37.50
Q & A

When and why did you start training for fighting? I started training my senior year of HS (2007) and had my first MMA fight April of 2007 in Chesterfield, MI

What ranks and titles have you held? Pro TWC Lightweight Champion, Pro WXC Featherweight Champion, Pro WXC Lightweight Champion

Do you have any heroes? My mom and dad are my heroes – they’re always supporting me along this long, rough journey, helping me makes ends meet.

What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC? To fight in the UFC means more than I can describe. In 2009, I set a goal to come to Las Vegas, leave my family and any career opportunities I had to pursue this crazy dream.

Did you go to college and if so what degree did you earn? I attended Olivet College in Olivet, MI. After four years of college wrestling, I received my bachelor’s degree in Sport and Fitness Management.

What was your job before you started fighting? Right out of college I moved to Vegas to pursue becoming a professional MMA fighter.

Favorite grappling technique: Any technique that puts a person’s feet to the ceiling.

Favorite Striking technique: The one that KOs my opponent.

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LAS VEGAS, NEVADA - AUGUST 08: (R-L) Justin Jaynes kicks Gavin Tucker of Canada in their featherweight fight during the UFC Fight Night event at UFC APEX on August 08, 2020 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Chris Unger/Zuffa LLC)