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#5 Peso-médio Categoria

Ativo

"Tha Killa Gorilla"

Jared Cannonier

Peso-médio Categoria

17-7-0 (W-L-D)

10

Vitórias por nocaute

2

Vitórias por finalização

7

Vitórias no 1º round

Jared Cannonier

Histórico do atleta

Informações

Learn more about Jared Cannonier's UFC history, fighter facts, and Q&A below.

Status
Ativo
Cidade natal
Dallas, Estados Unidos
Equipe
ABJJ + Gracie Barra Alaska
Estilo de luta
Striker
Idade
40
Altura
71.00
Peso
185.00
Estreia no UFC
03.01.15
Envergadura
77.50
Alcance das pernas
41.50

Fighter Facts

  • Pro since 2011

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

     
  • Seven first round finishes

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

     
  • Seventh fight at middleweight (5-1) after 2-3 run at light heavyweight in the UFC. Also fought at heavyweight.

     
  • Origin of nickname: “I like gorillas”

UFC History

UFC 276
(7/2/22) Cannonier lost a five round unanimous decision to Israel Adesanya in a UFC middleweight title fight 

UFC 271 (2/12/22) Cannonier knocked out Derek Brunson at 4:29 of the second round

UFC Fight Night (8/21/21) Cannonier won a five round unanimous decision over Kelvin Gastelum

UFC 254 (10/24/20) Cannonier lost a three round unanimous decision to Robert Whittaker

UFC Fight Night (9/28/19) Cannonier stopped Jack Hermansson via strikes at :27 of the second round

UFC 237 (5/11/19) Cannonier defeated Anderson Silva via strikes at 4:47 of the first round

UFC 230 (11/3/18) Cannonier stopped David Branch via strikes at :39 of the second round

UFC Fight Night (5/19/18) Cannonier was stopped by Dominick Reyes at 2:55 of the first round

UFC on FOX (12/16/17) Cannonier lost a three round unanimous decision to Jan Blachowicz

TUF 25 Finale (7/7/17) Cannonier stopped Nick Roehrick via strikes at 2:08 of the third round

UFC 208 (2/11/17) Cannonier lost a three round unanimous decision to Glover Teixeira

TUF 24 Finale (12/3/16) Cannonier won a three round unanimous decision over Ion Cutelaba

UFC Fight Night (4/10/16) Cannonier knocked out Cyril Asker at 2:44 of the first round

UFC 182 (1/3/15) Cannonier was knocked out by Shawn Jordan at 2:57 of the first round

 

Q&A

UFC 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

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.

What was your job before you started fighting? I was a federal employee for the FAA as an airway transportation systems specialist. 

Specific accomplishments in amateur competition? 2-0 record

Favorite grappling technique: Kimura

Favorite Striking technique: Jab