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Scott Jorgensen

Scott "Young Guns" Jorgensen

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  • Given Name: Scott Roger Jorgensen
  • Professional MMA Record: 15-10-0 (Win-Loss-Draw)
  • Nickname: Young Guns
  • Current Streak: 1 Loss
  • Age: 32 | Date of Birth: 1982.09.17
  • Last Fight: October 25, 2014 in UFC
  • Weight Class: Flyweight | Last Weigh-In: 128.0 lbs
  • Affiliation: Combat Fitness
  • Height: 5'5" (165cm) | Reach: 66.0" (168cm)
  • Career Disclosed Earnings: $555,530 USD
  • Born: Payson, Utah, United States
  • Fighter Pages: Sherdog  |  Wikipedia  |  The UG  |  UFC.com
  • Fighting out of: Boise, Idaho
  • Personal Pages: Twitter  |  Facebook
  • College: Boise State University
  • Foundation Style: N/A

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Scott "Young Guns" Jorgensen started wrestling in 3rd grade and made it all the way to division one Boise State University. While in school he became a three-time Pac-10 Champion.


Soon after his wrestling career ended he turned to MMA. After compiling a 4-1 record fighting at local shows and once for ShoXC, Jorgensen got a call from the WEC. After settling in to the organization, Jorgensen went on a 5 fight winning streak earning a shot at the WEC and for the first time ever the UFC 135 lb. belts against champion Dominick Cruz. Jorgensen lost a unanimous decision in the final WEC event before the merger with the UFC.


Jorgensen won his first two UFC fights over Ken Stone and Jeff Curran before dropping consecutive fights to now interim UFC Bantamweight Champion Renan Barao and former WEC Bantamweight Champion Eddie Wineland. Jorgensen would bounce back with a Submission of the Night and Fight of the Night over John Albert. Jorgensen was put in a couple of tough positions but was able to fight back and get his own submission with 1 second left in the round. He would next step in against Urijah Faber in the main event of The Ultimate Fighter 17 Finale, but he would be submitted in the fourth round. He would decide to drop to flyweight for his next fight when he was scheduled to take on Ian McCall at UFC on Fox 9, but his opponent had to withdraw with a hand injury. He would instead take on former Bellator bantamweight champion, Zach Makovsky, but he would lose a unanimous decision. He would then take on Jussier da Silva at UFC Fight Night 38 but would lose by submission in the first round giving him his third straight loss.

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Record by Year and By Promotion

Pro Results Opponent Event Date
Loss | Submission | Choke
3:28 Round 1 of 3

Wilson Reis
15-9-0 18-5-0

UFC 179: Aldo vs. Mendes 2
Preliminary Card | Flyweight | 125 lbs

2014.10.25
Odds: +160 (Slight Underdog) | Weigh-In: 128.0 lbs | Referee: Marc Goddard
Cancelled Bout Henry Cejudo UFC 177 2014.08.30
Reason: Cejudo medical issues related to weight cut
Win | Decision | Unanimous
3 Rounds, 15:00 Total

Danny Martinez
14-9-0 17-5-0

UFC Fight Night 42: Henderson vs. Khabilov
Preliminary Card | Flyweight | 125 lbs

2014.06.07
Odds: -260 (Moderate Favorite) | Disclosed Pay: $102,000 ($26K Base, $26K Bonus, $50K Fight/Night) | Weigh-In: 125.5 lbs | Referee: Kevin Mulhall
UFC Fight Night 42 Fight of the Night
Loss | Submission | Choke
3:07 Round 1 of 3

Jussier da Silva
14-8-0 15-3-0

UFC Fight Night 38: Shogun vs. Henderson 2
Preliminary Card | Flyweight | 125 lbs

2014.03.23
Odds: -200 (Moderate Favorite) Upset Defeat | Weigh-In: 125.0 lbs | Referee: Wernei Cardoso
#27 Best MMA Submission of the Year 2014
Cancelled Bout John Dodson UFC on FOX 9 2013.12.14
Reason: Dodson Knee Injury
Loss | Decision | Unanimous
3 Rounds, 15:00 Total

Zach Makovsky
14-7-0 16-4-0

UFC on FOX 9: Johnson vs. Benavidez 2
Preliminary Card | Flyweight | 125 lbs

2013.12.14
Odds: -250 (Moderate Favorite) Upset Defeat | Disclosed Pay: $26,000 Base | Weigh-In: 124.5 lbs | Referee: Mike Beltran
Cancelled Bout Ian McCall UFC on FOX 9 2013.12.14
Reason: McCall Hand Injury
Loss | Submission | Choke
3:16 Round 4 of 5, 18:16 Total

Urijah Faber
14-6-0 27-6-0

The Ultimate Fighter 17 Finale
Main Event | Bantamweight | 135 lbs

2013.04.13
Odds: +375 (Moderate Underdog) | Disclosed Pay: $23,500 Base | Weigh-In: 135.5 lbs | Referee: Steve Mazzagatti
#49 Best MMA Submission of the Year 2013
Win | Submission | Choke
4:59 Round 1 of 3

John Albert
13-6-0 7-3-0

UFC on FOX 5: Henderson vs. Diaz
Preliminary Card | Bantamweight | 135 lbs

2012.12.08
Odds: -290 (Moderate Favorite) | Disclosed Pay: $171,000 ($20,500 Base, $20,500 Bonus, $65K Fight/Night, $65K Sub/Night) | Weigh-In: 135.2 lbs | Referee: Herb Dean
UFC on FOX 5 Fight of the Night
UFC on FOX 5 Submission of the Night
Loss | KO/TKO | Punches
4:10 Round 2 of 3, 9:10 Total

Eddie Wineland
13-5-0 18-8-1

UFC on FX 3: Johnson vs. McCall
Main Card | Bantamweight | 135 lbs

2012.06.08
Odds: -175 (Slight Favorite) | Disclosed Pay: $40,000 Fight/Night | Weigh-In: 136.0 lbs | Referee: Troy Waugh
#47 Best MMA Knockout of the Year 2012
UFC on FX 3 Fight of the Night
Loss | Decision | Unanimous
3 Rounds, 15:00 Total

Renan Barão
13-4-0 27-1-0

UFC 143: Diaz vs. Condit
Main Card | Bantamweight | 135 lbs

2012.02.04
Odds: +190 (Slight Underdog) | Disclosed Pay: $20,500 Base | Weigh-In: 135.0 lbs | Referee: Kim Winslow
Win | Decision | Unanimous
3 Rounds, 15:00 Total

Jeff Curran
12-4-0 35-13-1

UFC 137: Penn vs. Diaz
Main Card | Bantamweight | 135 lbs

2011.10.29
Odds: -450 (Heavy Favorite) | Disclosed Pay: $33,000 ($16,500 Base, $16,500 Bonus) | Weigh-In: 135.0 lbs | Referee: Kim Winslow
Win | KO/TKO | Punches
4:01 Round 1 of 3

Ken Stone
11-4-0 9-2-0

The Ultimate Fighter 13 Finale
Preliminary Card | Bantamweight | 135 lbs

2011.06.04
Odds: -480 (Heavy Favorite) | Disclosed Pay: $29,000 ($14,500 Base, $14,500 Bonus) | Weigh-In: 135.0 lbs | Referee: Steve Mazzagatti
Loss | Decision | Unanimous
5 Rounds, 25:00 Total

Dominick Cruz
11-3-0 16-1-0

WEC 53: Henderson vs. Pettis
Co-Main Event | Title Challenge | Bantamweight | 135

2010.12.16
Odds: +225 (Moderate Underdog) | Weigh-In: 135.0 lbs | Referee: Neil Sarembock
#26 Greatest Bantamweight MMA Fight of All Time
Win | Decision | Unanimous
3 Rounds, 15:00 Total

Brad Pickett
10-3-0 19-4-0

WEC 50: Cruz vs. Benavidez
Main Card | Bantamweight | 135 lbs

2010.08.18
Odds: -300 (Moderate Favorite) | Disclosed Pay: $35,000 ($12,500 Base, $12,500 Bonus, $10K Fight/Night) | Weigh-In: 135.0 lbs | Referee: Kim Winslow
#32 Best MMA Fight of the Year for 2010
#17 Greatest Bantamweight MMA Fight of All Time
WEC 50 Fight of the Night
Win | Decision | Unanimous
3 Rounds, 15:00 Total

Antonio Banuelos
9-3-0 17-5-0

WEC 48: Aldo vs Faber
Main Card | Bantamweight | 135 lbs

2010.04.24
Odds: -318 (Moderate Favorite) | Disclosed Pay: $21,000 ($10,500 Base, $10,500 Bonus) | Weigh-In: 136.0 lbs | Referee: Herb Dean
#12 Greatest Bantamweight MMA Fight of All Time
Win | Submission | Choke
0:31 Round 1 of 3

Chad George
8-3-0 11-4-0

WEC 47: Bowles vs Cruz
Preliminary Card | Bantamweight | 135 lbs

2010.03.06
Odds: -655 (Huge Favorite) | Disclosed Pay: $16,000 ($8K Base, $8K Bonus) | Weigh-In: 135.0 lbs | Referee: Mark Matheny
#23 Best MMA Submission of the Year 2010
Win | Decision | Unanimous
3 Rounds, 15:00 Total

Takeya Mizugaki
7-3-0 12-3-2

WEC 45: Cerrone vs Ratcliff
Main Card | Bantamweight | 135 lbs

2009.12.19
Odds: +145 (Slight Underdog) | Disclosed Pay: $19,000 ($7K Base, $7K Bonus, $5K Fight/Night) | Weigh-In: 135.0 lbs | Referee: Herb Dean
#29 Greatest Bantamweight MMA Fight of All Time
WEC 45 Fight of the Night
Win | KO/TKO | Strikes
3:13 Round 1 of 3

Noah Thomas
6-3-0 14-6-0

WEC 43: Cerrone vs. Henderson
Preliminary Card | Bantamweight | 135 lbs

2009.10.10
Odds: -395 (Moderate Favorite) | Weigh-In: 136.0 lbs | Referee: Mark Calo-oy
Loss | Decision | Split
3 Rounds, 15:00 Total

Antonio Banuelos
6-2-0 15-5-0

WEC 41: Brown vs. Faber 2
Preliminary Card | Bantamweight | 135 lbs

2009.06.07
Odds: -163 (Slight Favorite) | Disclosed Pay: $5,530 Base | Weigh-In: 134.0 lbs | Referee: Jason Herzog
#7 Greatest Bantamweight MMA Fight of All Time
Win | Submission | Choke
1:09 Round 1 of 3

Frank Gomez
5-2-0 6-0-0

WEC 38: Varner vs. Cerrone
Preliminary Card | Bantamweight | 135 lbs

2009.01.25
Odds: -173 (Slight Favorite) | Disclosed Pay: $8,000 ($4K Base, $4K Bonus) | Weigh-In: 135.5 lbs | Referee: Jason Herzog
Win | Decision | Unanimous
3 Rounds, 15:00 Total

Kenji Osawa
4-2-0 13-7-2

WEC 35: Condit vs Miura
Preliminary Card | Bantamweight | 135 lbs

2008.08.03
Odds: +168 (Slight Underdog) | Disclosed Pay: $6,000 ($3K Base, $3K Bonus) | Weigh-In: 135.5 lbs | Referee: Herb Dean
Loss | Decision | Unanimous
3 Rounds, 15:00 Total

Damacio Page
4-1-0 12-3-0

WEC 32: New Mexico
Preliminary Card | Bantamweight | 135 lbs

2008.02.13
Weigh-In: 136.0 lbs
Win | Decision | Unanimous

Chris David

Elite XC

2007.07.27
Win | Decision | Unanimous

Tyler Toner

Ring of Fire

2007.04.28
Loss | Submission | Armlock

Joe Jesser

Ring of Fire

2006.09.09
Win | Submission | Leglock

Louie Lagunsad

Ring of Fire

2006.07.29
Win | Submission | Armlock

Mike Morris

Alaska Fighting Championship

2006.06.15
Amateur Results Opponent Event Date
Win | Submission

Apollo Martinez

USA MMA

2006.10.21

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