Norway

Pro Record

"The Grin"

17-4-1

Simeon Thoresen

Simeon "The Grin" Thoresen
  • Name: Simeon Thoresen
  • Professional MMA Record: 17-4-1 (Win-Loss-Draw)
  • Nickname: The Grin
  • Current Streak: 2 Losses
  • Age: 30 | Date of Birth: 1984.03.14
  • Last Fight: January 26, 2013 in UFC
  • Weight Class: Welterweight | Last Weigh-In: 171.0 lbs
  • Career Disclosed Earnings: $0 USD
  • Height: 6'1" (186cm) | Reach: 79.0" (201cm)
  • Gym/Affiliation: Hellboy MMA
  • Born: Sandefjord, Norway
  • Fighter Pages: Sherdog  |  Wikipedia  |  The UG
  • Fighting out of: Oslo, Norway
  • Personal Pages: Twitter

Simeon Thoresen Wiki Update Wiki

Simeon Thoresen began his training in 2003 training in BJJ and Muay Thai. He would win his first and only amateur match in 2005 and would then start training under former Dream and Shooto champion Joachim Hansen. Thoresen would win his first 9 fights finishing all of his opponents and claiming the Adrenaline Sports Welterweight title. He would also go on to win the Ultimate Warrior Challenge Welterweight title which he would defend once before being signed to the UFC. He defeated Besam Yousef by rear naked choke in his UFC debut before being finished by Seth Baczynski in his second match for the company.

Last updated 12.05.2012, 2:19 PM ET
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Simeon Thoresen MMA Fight Record

Professional Results Opponent Event Date
Cancelled Bout Domingos Mestre Superior Challenge 9 2013.11.23
Reason: Thoresen Injury
Cancelled Bout Peter Sobotta MMA Attack 4 2013.10.26
Reason: Event Cancelled
Loss | Decision | Unanimous
3 Rounds, 15:00 Total
David Mitchell
Ref: Herb Dean
UFC on FOX 6: Johnson vs. Dodson
Preliminary Card | Welterweight | 170 lbs
2013.01.26
Odds: -240 Moderate Favorite Upset Defeat | Weigh-In: 171.0 lbs
Loss | KO/TKO | Punch
4:10 Round 1 of 3
Seth Baczynski
Ref: John McCarthy
UFC 152: Jones vs. Belfort
Preliminary Card | Welterweight | 170 lbs
2012.09.22
Odds: -105 Near Even | Weigh-In: 170.4 lbs
Win | Submission | Choke
2:36 Round 2 of 3, 7:36 Total
Besam Yousef
Ref: Marc Goddard
UFC on FUEL TV 2: Silva vs. Gustafsson
Preliminary Card | Welterweight | 170 lbs
2012.04.14
Odds: -335 Moderate Favorite | Weigh-In: 170.0 lbs
Win | Submission | Choke Manuel Garcia Ultimate Warrior Challenge UK 2011.10.08
Win | Submission | Choke Fabricio Nascimento Ultimate Warrior Challenge UK 2011.07.02
Loss | KO/TKO | Punches Seydina Seck ADFC 2011.03.11
Win | Submission | Choke Vaidas Valancius CW 2010.12.10
Win | Submission | Choke Marco Santi British Association of Mixed Martial Arts 2010.09.25
Win | Decision | Unanimous John Maguire British Association of Mixed Martial Arts 2010.05.15
Draw Michael Costa AOW 14 2009.09.26
Win | Submission | Choke Sam Rocha Pain and Glory 2009.05.24
Win | Submission | Choke Aurelijus Kerpe Pain and Glory 2009.05.24
Loss | Decision | Majority Eiji Ishikawa DEEP 2008.10.23
Win | Submission | Shoulder Matt Thorpe Cage Warriors 2008.07.12
Win | Submission | Armlock Andre Mineus Adrenaline 2 2008.04.12
Win | Submission | Armlock Cole Lauritsen Adrenaline 2 2008.04.12
Win | Submission | Armlock Paul Jenkins Ultimate Warrior Challenge UK 2008.03.01
Win | KO/TKO | Punches Chas Jacquier Ultimate Warrior Challenge UK 2007.11.10
Win | Submission | Armlock Marius Liaukevicius Ultimate Warrior Challenge UK 2007.06.02
Win | Submission | Choke Clifford Hall Ultimate Warrior Challenge UK 2007.02.24
Win | Submission | Choke Lee Dickson Ultimate Warrior Challenge UK 2006.11.04
Win | Submission | Choke Clifford Hall IF 5 2006.08.19

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