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"Nite Train"

Jared Gooden

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23-9-0 (W-L-D)


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Jared Gooden

Histórico do atleta


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

Cidade natal
Estados Unidos
Kelly Davis MMA
Estilo de luta
Estreia no UFC
Alcance das pernas

Fighter Facts

  • Pro since 2015
  • Has won four of his last seven
  • Eight wins by KO, six by submission (4 RNC, guillotine, armbar)
  • Four first round finishes
  • Holds 2016 win over Micah Miller and 2019 win over DWCS vet Will Santiago
  • Lost five-round decision to UFC vet Michael Graves in 2019
  • Origin of nickname: “My uncle gave me the nickname because I'm always moving forward like a train.”


UFC History

UFC Fight Night (10/9/21) Gooden lost a three round unanimous decision to Randy Brown
UFC Fight Night (7/31/21) Gooden defeated Niklas Stolze via TKO (strikes) at 1:08 of the first round 
UFC 260 (3/27/21) Gooden lost a three round unanimous decision to Abubakar Nurmagomedov
UFC 255 (11/21/20) Gooden lost a three round unanimous decision to Alan Jouban



When and why did you start training for fighting? I started training June 2, 2011. I'll never forget that day. I started training because I grew up fighting. The first MMA/UFC fight I saw was BJ Penn vs Matt Hughes and I couldn't believe the little guy beat the bigger guy...Years later, I'm fighting at the same weight I saw them fighting at.
What ranks and titles have you held? I hold the NFC Welterweight Championship and I've been as high as ranked 3rd in the country (USA)
Do you have any heroes? I only have one hero and that's my Mom. She's been fighting for me to have a better life ever since I was a kid. She originally showed me how to fight.
What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC? It means a lot to me to fight in the UFC. It means I'm finally fighting the best in the world. And I get to show that I'm world class.
What was your job before you started fighting? I used to work at BMW
Specific accomplishments in amateur competition? Amateur NFC Welterweight champion/ Amateur RFL Welterweight Champion
Ranks in any martial arts styles: Brown belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu
Favorite grappling technique: Triangle choke
Favorite Striking technique: Elbows