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Jason Young

Jason "Shotgun" Young

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Fighter Details

  • Name: Jason Young
  • Pro MMA Record: 9-6-0 (Win-Loss-Draw)
  • Nickname: Shotgun
  • Current Streak: 1 Loss
  • Age: 34 | Date of Birth: 1986.06.28
  • Last Fight: September 29, 2012 in UFC
  • Weight Class: Featherweight | Last Weigh-In: 145.0 lbs
  • Affiliation: Team Titan
  • Height: 5'9" (176cm) | Reach: 73.0" (185cm)
  • Career Disclosed Earnings: $6,000 USD
  • Born: Lewisham, England, United Kingdom
  • Fighting out of: South East London, England
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Background

Jason 'Shotgun' Young is an English mixed martial artist, born in Lewisham, South London on the 28th of June, 1986.

Jason started kickboxing at the age of 7 and trained for 5 years. He found the sport of MMA aged 17 and started training with Team Titan.

Pro Career

He made his professional debut aged 20 in August 2006, fighting for Cage Rage/UCMMA  against Paul Phipps on their

Cage Rage - Contenders 2 card. He went on to capture their British and UK1 Lightweight titles and achieved a notable majority decision victory over Abdul Mohamed.

In March 2010, Young fought an unbeaten (9-0) Paul Sass in Olympian MMA Championships at their OMMAC 4 event, Young lost via

Heel Hook at 2:01 of the first round. Young's bout with Jorge Britto at Knockout Entertainment's MMA 1: The Reckoning was awarded Fight of the Year 2011 by The Score Fighting Series.

UFC

Young signed with the UFC as a late replacement for an injured Rani Yahya, to fight Dustin Poirier at UFC 131 on June 11th, 2011. He lost the fight via unanimous decision. Young's next fight was against Michihiro Omigawa on November 5th, 2011 at UFC 138 where he lost via unanimous decision.

Young was set to face Akira Corassani in April 2012 at UFC on Fuel TV 2, but Corassani was forced out of the bout with an injury

and Eric Wisely stepped in as a replacement, Young gained his first UFC victory winning the fight via unanimous decision.


In Septemper 2012, Young took on Robbie Peralta at UFC on Fuel TV 5,  Young lost the fight via KO, 23 seconds into the first round.

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