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"The American Kid"

6-2-0

Justin Lawrence

Justin "The American Kid" Lawrence

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  • Given Name: Justin Ray Lawrence
  • Professional MMA Record: 6-2-0 (Win-Loss-Draw)
  • Nickname: The American Kid
  • Current Streak: 2 Wins
  • Age: 24 | Date of Birth: 1990.05.15
  • Last Fight: August 22, 2014 in RFA
  • Weight Class: Featherweight | Last Weigh-In: 145.0 lbs
  • Affiliation: Black House
  • Height: 5'8" (173cm) | Reach: 71.0" (180cm)
  • Career Disclosed Earnings: $104,000 USD
  • Born: Pacific, Missouri, United States
  • Fighter Pages: Sherdog  |  Wikipedia  |  The UG
  • Fighting out of: Pacific, Missouri
  • Personal Pages: Twitter  |  Facebook

Justin Lawrence Wiki Update Wiki

Justin Ray Lawrence is an American Mixed Martial Artist. A professional MMA competitor since 2010, Lawrence made a name for himself fighting in the Midwest and his one-fight stint with Strikeforce. He was also a competitor on FX's The Ultimate Fighter: Live. After his first round loss to Daniel Pineda, he went 1-2 in the UFC and was released from the promotion.


The Ultimate Fighter 15

Episode 1 Lawrence def. James Krause by TKO (Strikes) at 1:25 of Round 1

Episode 3 Lawrence def. Christiano Marcello by KO (Punches) at 3:15 of Round 2

Episode 10 Michael Chiesa def. Lawrence by TKO (Punches) at 1:02 of Round 3

Last updated 02.13.2014, 9:01 AM ET
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Justin Lawrence MMA Fight Record

Record by Year and By Promotion

Pro Results Opponent Event Date
Win | Decision | Unanimous
5 Rounds, 25:00 Total

Mark Dickman
Ref: Bobby Wombacher

RFA 17: Cochrane vs. Giagos
Co-Main Event | Vacant Title | Featherweight | 145

2014.08.22
Odds: -150 Slight Favorite | Weigh-In: 145.0 lbs
Win | Decision | Unanimous
3 Rounds, 15:00 Total

Luis Saldaña
Ref: Rick Tasler

RFA 10: Rhodes vs. Jouban
Co-Main Event | Featherweight | 145 lbs

2013.10.25
Odds: -360 Moderate Favorite
Loss | Submission | Shoulder
1:35 Round 1 of 3

Daniel Pineda
Ref: Chris Tognoni

The Ultimate Fighter 17 Finale
Preliminary Card | Featherweight | 145 lbs

2013.04.13
Odds: -115 Near Even | Disclosed Pay: $8,000 Base | Weigh-In: 145.0 lbs
The Ultimate Fighter 17 Finale Submission of the Night
Loss | KO/TKO
4:49 Round 2 of 3, 9:49 Total

Max Holloway
Ref: Josh Rosenthal

UFC 150: Henderson vs. Edgar 2
Main Card | Featherweight | 145 lbs

2012.08.11
Odds: +135 Slight Underdog | Weigh-In: 145.0 lbs
Win | KO/TKO | Kick
0:19 Round 3 of 3, 10:19 Total

John Cofer
Ref: Herb Dean

The Ultimate Fighter 15 Finale
Main Card | Lightweight | 155 lbs

2012.06.01
Odds: -355 Moderate Favorite | Disclosed Pay: $96,000 ($8K Base, $8K Bonus, $40K Fight/Night, $40K KO/Night) | Weigh-In: 155.0 lbs
#29 Best MMA Knockout of the Year 2012
The Ultimate Fighter 15 Finale Fight of the Night
The Ultimate Fighter 15 Finale Knockout of the Night
Win | Submission | Armlock

Jason Webb

Missouri Regional

2011.11.11
Win | Decision | Unanimous

Pete Martin

Bobish's Ultimate Cage Battles

2011.04.08
Win | Decision | Unanimous
3 Rounds, 15:00 Total

Max Martyniouk
Ref: John McCarthy

Strikeforce: Henderson vs. Babalu
Preliminary Card | Lightweight | 155 lbs

2010.12.04
Weigh-In: 155.5 lbs

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