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"Tank"

9-2-0

Justin Scoggins

Justin "Tank" Scoggins

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  • Name: Justin Scoggins
  • Professional MMA Record: 9-2-0 (Win-Loss-Draw)
  • Nickname: Tank
  • Current Streak: 2 Losses
  • Age: 22 | Date of Birth: 1992.05.02
  • Last Fight: September 05, 2014 in UFC
  • Weight Class: Flyweight | Last Weigh-In: 126.0 lbs
  • Affiliation: American Top Team
  • Height: 5'5" (165cm) | Reach: 66.0" (168cm)
  • Career Disclosed Earnings: $12,000 USD
  • Born: United States
  • Fighter Pages: Sherdog  |  Wikipedia  |  The UG  |  UFC.com
  • Fighting out of: Greenville, South Carolina
  • Personal Pages: Twitter  |  Facebook
  • College: N/A
  • Foundation Style: Kenpo Karate

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Justin Scoggins is an American flyweight fighter currently signed to the UFC. He is a black belt in Kenpo Karate and currently trains out of American Top team in Coconut Creek, Florida. He began training in martial arts at 3 years old and began his MMA training at 16. As an amateur he won IKF World Champion Kickboxing and was a  South Carolina Amateur MMA State Champion. As a professional fighter he was the South Carolina Warfare MMA 125lb champion.


Of his nine wins, seven have been finishes including six T/KOs. He was undefeated as an amateur in seven fights and is currently undefeated as a professional. 


Scoggins began his amateur career in 2010 once he finished high school. His first fight would end in a draw. He would return to action six months later and was able to compile a 6-0 record in just over six months. He made his professional debut in early 2012 and in his first year, he would go undefeated in five fights while also picking up the Warfare MMA flyweight title. He would pick up two additional wins in 2013, both by T/KO. 


It was announced in August 2013 that Justin was signed by the UFC. He was initially listed as facing Dustin Ortiz at UFC Fight Night 27 in a late addition to the card, but less than a day later, it was announced that the fight had been scratched for unknown reasons. He was later given a bout with TUF: The Smashes cast member, Richie Vaculik, at UFC Fight Night 33 instead. Scoggins would impress many when he was able to pick up another TKO victory in the first round to pick up his first UFC win. He fought Will Campuzano at UFC 171 and was able to pick up a unanimous decision to retain his perfect record.

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Record by Year and By Promotion

Pro Results Opponent Event Date
Confirmed Upcoming Bout

Josh Sampo
9-2-0 11-4-0

UFC 187: Jones vs. Johnson
Preliminary Card | Flyweight | 125 lbs

2015.05.23
Loss | Submission | Choke
0:47 Round 2 of 3, 5:47 Total

John Moraga
9-1-0 14-3-0

UFC Fight Night 50: Jacare vs. Mousasi 2
Preliminary Card | Flyweight | 125 lbs

2014.09.05
Odds: -260 (Moderate Favorite) Upset Defeat | Weigh-In: 126.0 lbs | Referee: Mario Yamasaki
Loss | Decision | Split
3 Rounds, 15:00 Total

Dustin Ortiz
9-0-0 13-3-0

The Ultimate Fighter 19 Finale
Main Card | Flyweight | 125 lbs

2014.07.06
Odds: -300 (Moderate Favorite) Upset Defeat | Disclosed Pay: $12,000 Base | Weigh-In: 124.0 lbs | Referee: Mario Yamasaki | Walkout Music: Portugal. The Man - Purple Yellow Red and Blue
Win | Decision | Unanimous
3 Rounds, 15:00 Total

Will Campuzano
8-0-0 13-5-0

UFC 171: Hendricks vs. Lawler
Preliminary Card | Flyweight | 125 lbs

2014.03.15
Odds: -650 (Huge Favorite) | Weigh-In: 125.0 lbs | Referee: Jacob Montalvo
Win | KO/TKO | Punches
4:43 Round 1 of 3

Richie Vaculik
7-0-0 9-1-0

UFC Fight Night 33: Hunt vs. Bigfoot
Preliminary Card | Flyweight | 125 lbs

2013.12.06
Odds: -350 (Moderate Favorite) | Weigh-In: 125.0 lbs | Referee: Steve Perceval
Cancelled Bout Dustin Ortiz UFC UFN 27 2013.08.28
Win | KO/TKO | Strikes

Len Cook

Warfare FC

2013.06.21
Win | KO/TKO | Punches

Christopher Cain

Warfare FC

2013.03.08
Win | KO/TKO | Strikes

Jacob Hebeisen

Warfare FC

2012.12.07
Win | KO/TKO | Strikes

Keith Hulin

Warfare FC

2012.08.24
Win | Submission | Armlock

Casey Large

Extreme Challenge

2012.05.12
Win | Decision | Unanimous

Timothy Wade

Quest For Glory Championship

2012.03.24
Win | KO/TKO | Punch

Timm Kitts

Conflict MMA

2012.02.25
Amateur Results Opponent Event Date
Win | KO/TKO

Chris Ortiz

Georgia Regional

2011.10.01
Win | Decision | Unanimous

Isaac Figueroa

Georgia Regional

2011.08.27
Win | Decision | Unanimous

Solon Staley

South Carolina Regional

2011.08.20
Win | KO/TKO

Nicholas Vecchione

South Carolina Regional

2011.07.15
Win | KO/TKO

Devin Rodriguez

Tennessee Regional

2011.04.15
Win | KO/TKO

CJ Hamilton

South Carolina Regional

2011.03.19
Draw

Chance Beck

South Carolina Regional

2010.09.18

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