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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)
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  • 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
  • Affiliation: Jackson's MMA
  • 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 MMA Fight Record

Record by Year and By Promotion

Pro 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
Walkout Music: Disturbed - Stupify
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
Walkout Music: Tool - Stinkfist
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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