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Ryan Jensen

Ryan Jensen

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  • Given Name: Ryan James Jensen
  • Professional MMA Record: 20-8-0 (Win-Loss-Draw)
  • Nickname: N/A
  • Current Streak: 5 Wins
  • Age: 36 | Date of Birth: 1977.09.20
  • Last Fight: April 18, 2014 in BFC
  • Weight Class: Welterweight | Last Weigh-In: 175.9 lbs
  • Gym/Affiliation: Jackson's Submission Fighting
  • Height: 6'1" (185cm) | Reach: 76.0" (193cm)
  • Career Disclosed Earnings: $123,000 USD
  • Born: Omaha, Nebraska, United States
  • Fighter Pages: Sherdog  |  Wikipedia  |  The UG  |  UFC.com
  • Fighting out of: Albuquerque, New Mexico
  • Personal Pages: Twitter

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After making his professional debut in 1997, Ryan Jensen racked up an impressive 11-1 record prior to joining the UFC in 2007. Jensen has faced an up-and-down road since then. He was defeated by Thales Leites and Demian Maia in his first stint with the promotion. Let go by Dana White & Co., Jensen battled his way back into the UFC in 2008 with solid performances on smaller cards, and then got his first Octagon win under his belt. However, he was also finished by Wilson Gouveia and Mark Munoz during his second run.


A skilled fighter with loads of potential, Jensen has gotten ahead of himself when the fight has hit the mat, as he has been submitted in nearly all of his career losses, including in fights that he was dominating.

Last updated 09.26.2012, 11:05 PM ET
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Ryan Jensen Welterweight Ranking History

Ryan Jensen MMA Fight Record

Record by Year and By Promotion

Professional Results Opponent Event Date
Win | Submission | Choke
3:52 Round 1 of 3
Mark Stoddard
Bellator 117: Lima vs. Hawn
Preliminary Card | Catchweight | 175 lbs
2014.04.18
Weigh-In: 175.9 lbs
Win | KO/TKO
1:19 Round 1 of 3
Ryan McClain
VFC 42: Beebe vs. Roberts
Co-Main Event | Middleweight | 185 lbs
2014.03.15
Cancelled Bout Shamar Bailey VFC 42 2014.03.15
Win | Submission | Choke
3:57 Round 1 of 3
Victor Moreno
VFC 40: Alexander vs. Grigsby
Main Card | Middleweight | 185 lbs
2013.07.27
Win | KO/TKO
1:01 Round 1 of 3
Rudy Bears
VFC 39
Main Event
2013.03.30
Win | Submission | Choke
4:28 Round 1 of 3
Jason Louck
Disorderly Conduct: Warriors
Main Event
2012.05.19
Loss | Submission | Choke
1:37 Round 1 of 3
Jason MacDonald
Ref: Herb Dean
UFC 129: St. Pierre vs. Shields
Preliminary Card | Middleweight | 185 lbs
2011.04.30
Odds: -120 Near Even | Weigh-In: 185.0 lbs
#40 Best MMA Submission of the Year 2011
Loss | Submission | Choke
1:21 Round 3 of 3, 11:21 Total
Court McGee
Ref: Herb Dean
UFC 121: Lesnar vs. Velasquez
Preliminary Card | Middleweight | 185 lbs
2010.10.23
Odds: +185 Slight Underdog | Disclosed Pay: $10,000 Base | Weigh-In: 185.0 lbs
Walkout Music: The Offspring - Nitro (Youth Energy)
#48 Best MMA Submission of the Year 2010
Win | Submission | Choke
1:06 Round 1 of 3
Jesse Forbes
Ref: Josh Rosenthal
UFC 114: Jackson vs Evans
Preliminary Card | Middleweight | 185 lbs
2010.05.29
Odds: +115 Near Even | Disclosed Pay: $81,000 ($8K Base, $8K Bonus, $65K Sub/Night) | Weigh-In: 185.0 lbs
UFC 114 Submission of the Night
Loss | Submission | Punches
2:30 Round 1 of 3
Mark Munoz
Ref: Mario Yamasaki
UFC 108: Evans vs Silva
Preliminary Card | Middleweight | 185 lbs
2010.01.02
Odds: +283 Moderate Underdog | Disclosed Pay: $6,000 Base | Weigh-In: 186.0 lbs
Win | Submission | Choke
3:56 Round 1 of 3
Steve Steinbeiss
Ref: Gary Ritter
UFC Fight Night 19: Diaz vs. Guillard
Preliminary Card | Middleweight | 185 lbs
2009.09.16
Odds: -163 Slight Favorite | Disclosed Pay: $8,000 ($4K Base, $4K Bonus) | Weigh-In: 186.0 lbs
Loss | Submission | Armlock
2:04 Round 2 of 3, 7:04 Total
Wilson Gouveia
Ref: Dan Miragliotta
UFC Fight Night 15: Diaz vs. Neer
Preliminary Card | Middleweight | 185 lbs
2008.09.17
Odds: +316 Moderate Underdog | Disclosed Pay: $4,000 Base | Weigh-In: 185.0 lbs
UFC Fight Night 15 Submission of the Night
Win | KO/TKO | Punches Aaron Praschak Victory Fighting Championship 2008.07.26
Win | KO/TKO | Punches Mitch Whitesel SportFight 2008.06.20
Loss | KO/TKO | Punch
4:45 Round 1 of 3
Joey Villasenor
Ref: Mario Yamasaki
Strikeforce: Shamrock vs. Le
Main Card | Middleweight | 185 lbs
2008.03.29
Disclosed Pay: $6,000 Base | Weigh-In: 186.0 lbs
Loss | Submission | Choke
2:40 Round 1 of 3
Demian Maia
Ref: John McCarthy
UFC 77: Hostile Territory
Preliminary Card | Middleweight | 185 lbs
2007.10.20
Odds: +163 Slight Underdog | Disclosed Pay: $4,000 Base | Weigh-In: 185.5 lbs
UFC 77 Submission of the Night
Loss | Submission | Armlock
3:47 Round 1 of 3
Thales Leites
Ref: Herb Dean
UFC 74: Respect
Preliminary Card | Middleweight | 185 lbs
2007.08.25
Odds: +225 Moderate Underdog | Disclosed Pay: $4,000 Base | Weigh-In: 185.0 lbs
UFC 74 Submission of the Night
Cancelled Bout Travis Lutter UFC 74 2007.08.25
Reason: Lutter Neck Injury
Win | Submission | Choke Curtis Stout Victory Fighting Championship 2007.05.18
Win | Submission | Strikes Alfred Escobedo International Fighting Championship 2007.03.04
Win | KO/TKO | Punches BJ Lacy International Fighting Championship 2006.11.10
Win | Submission | Choke Rob Kimmons Victory Fighting Championship 2006.05.20
Win | Submission | Choke Marlon Sims International Fighting Championship 2006.04.01
Win | KO/TKO | Punches Danny Anderson Victory Fighting Championship 2005.08.06
Loss | Submission | Strikes Brock Larson Extreme Challenge 2005.07.23
Win | Submission | Choke Neal Rowe Extreme Challenge 2005.07.23
Win | Submission | Choke Tyrone Roberts Victory Fighting Championship 2003.07.12
Win | KO/TKO | Punches Josh Stamp Victory Fighting Championship 2002.08.17
Win | Submission | Strikes Brian Robinson Victory Fighting Championship 2002.06.16
Win | Submission | Choke Travis Fulton Extreme Challenge 1997.02.22

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