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13-8-1

Nate James

Nate James
  • Given Name: Nathan Joel James
  • Professional MMA Record: 13-8-1 (Win-Loss-Draw)
  • Nickname:
  • Current Streak: 1 Loss
  • Age: 36 | Date of Birth: 1978.05.29
  • Last Fight: November 18, 2011 in SF
  • Weight Class: Middleweight | Last Weigh-In: 184.0 lbs
  • Affiliation: American Kickboxing Academy
  • Height: 6'0" (183cm) | Reach: 76.5" (194cm)
  • Career Disclosed Earnings: $9,000 USD
  • Born: United States
  • Fighter Pages: Sherdog  |  The UG
  • Fighting out of: San Jose, California
  • Personal Pages: Twitter  |  Facebook
  • College: Lindenwood University
  • Foundation Style: N/A

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Nate James MMA Fight Record

Record by Year and By Promotion

Pro Results Opponent Event Date
Confirmed Upcoming Bout

Anthony Ruiz

Bellator 125: Marshall vs. Manhoef
Preliminary Card | Middleweight | 185 lbs

2014.09.19
Loss | Decision | Unanimous
3 Rounds, 15:00 Total

Derek Brunson
13-7-1 8-0-0

Strikeforce Challengers 20: Britt vs. Sayers
Main Card | Middleweight | 185 lbs

2011.11.18
Odds: +330 (Moderate Underdog) | Disclosed Pay: $3,000 Base | Weigh-In: 184.0 lbs | Referee: Kim Winslow
Win | Decision | Unanimous
3 Rounds, 15:00 Total

Danillo Villefort
12-7-1 13-3-0

Strikeforce Challengers 18: Gurgel vs. Duarte
Main Card | Middleweight | 185 lbs

2011.08.12
Odds: +270 (Moderate Underdog) Upset Victory | Disclosed Pay: $6,000 ($3K Base, $3K Bonus) | Weigh-In: 185.0 lbs | Referee: Herb Dean
Win | Decision | Unanimous

Marcus Sursa

Texas Regional

2011.06.18
Loss | Decision | Split
3 Rounds, 15:00 Total

Tyler Stinson
11-6-1 20-7-0

Bellator 40
Preliminary Card | Welterweight | 170 lbs

2011.04.09
Odds: -125 (Slight Favorite) | Weigh-In: 170.0 lbs
Win | Submission | Choke

James Vainikolo

Australia Regional

2010.11.05
Win | Decision | Split

Jorge Ortiz

C3 Fights

2010.06.19
Loss | Decision | Majority

Eric Schambari

SJW 3

2009.05.09
Loss | Submission | Choke

Rick Reeves

Wargods/Ken Shamrock Productions

2009.02.13
Win | Decision | Unanimous

Alijah Reni

WG

2008.09.12
Loss | Decision | Split

BJ Lacy

WG

2008.07.26
Loss | Submission | Choke

Rudy Bears

C3 Fights

2008.03.29
Win | KO/TKO

Billy Tilk

C3 Fights

2008.03.15
Draw

Jared Hess

C3 Fights

2008.02.16
Win | Decision | Unanimous

Keith Richards

C3 Fights

2008.01.19
Win | Submission | Choke

Izzy Johnson

Texas Regional

2007.11.10
Win | Decision | Unanimous

Justin Levens

Nevada Regional

2007.09.01
Win | Submission | Choke

Jody Lithicum

C3 Fights

2007.07.28
Win | Decision | Unanimous

Jimmy Johnson

C3 Fights

2007.07.20
Loss | Submission | Choke

Tom Jones

Freestyle Cage Fighting

2007.04.07
Win | KO/TKO | Punches

Joseph Edwards

Oklahoma Regional

2006.10.14
Win | Submission

Troy Allison

Oklahoma Regional

2006.09.23
Loss | Submission

Ruben Zammeron

OK MMA

2006.05.20

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