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Featherweight Division

Not Fighting

"The Guitar Hero"

Justin Jaynes

Featherweight Division

16-8-0 (W-L-D)


Wins by Knockout


Wins by Submission


Wins by Decision

Justin Jaynes

athlete record


Learn more about Justin Jaynes' UFC history, fighter facts, and Q&A below.

Not Fighting
Place of Birth
St Clair, United States
Trains at
Xtreme Couture - Las Vegas, NV
Fighting style
Octagon Debut
Jun. 20, 2020
Leg reach

Fighter Facts

  • Pro since 2013

  • Eight wins by KO, five by submission (2 guillotine, 2 RNC, undisclosed submission)

  • 12 first round finishes

  • Has won five of his last nine


UFC History

UFC Fight Night (6/26/21) Jaynes lost a three round split decision to Charles Rosa

UFC Fight Night (2/6/21) Jaynes lost via TKO (doctor stoppage) to Devonte Smith at 3:38 of the second round

UFC on ESPN (12/5/20) Jaynes was stopped by Gabriel Benitez via strikes at 4:06 of the first round

UFC Fight Night (8/8/20) Jaynes was submitted by Gavin Tucker via rear naked choke at 1:43 of the third round

UFC on ESPN (6/20/20) Jaynes stopped Frank Camacho via strikes at :41 of the first round



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.