Jamie Pickett

Jamie Pickett

Personal Information

Full Name Jamie Pickett
Date of Birth August 29, 1988
Age 34
Nationality American
Height 6 ft 1 in (185 cm)
Weight 185 lb (84 kg)
Nickname The Nightwolf

Jamie Pickett: A Brief Biography

Jamie Pickett is a mixed martial artist who competes in the Middleweight division of the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC). Pickett was born on August 29, 1988, in the United States.

UFC Fight Night: Walker v Hill Weigh-in
Jamie Pickett

Latest News Update for Jamie Pickett

Jamie Pickett lost his fight against Bo Nickal via an arm-triangle choke submission in the first round at UFC 285.

Jamie Pickett Facts

Birth PlaceJacksonville, North Carolina, United States
Star SignVirgo
Last Fight Earnings$36,000
EducationEast Duplin High School (dropout)
MMA Debut2011
MMA Record13-9-0
AchievementsNLFC Middleweight Champion
ChildrenCamila Pickett
Social MediaInstagram, Twitter

Early Life and Career

Jamie Pickett had a difficult upbringing, living with his grandparents in Chinquapin, North Carolina due to his father being incarcerated and his mother struggling with drug addiction. Pickett dropped out of high school and began training in Brazilian jiu-jitsu at the age of 19, eventually transitioning to mixed martial arts in 2009. After some early losses, Pickett went on to win six straight fights, including a unanimous decision victory over Rashawn Spencer at Conflict MMA 42 Charlotte.

Pickett competed on Dana White's Tuesday Night Contender Series twice, first losing to Charles Byrd via technical submission in the first round during season one, and then losing to Punahele Soriano by unanimous decision in season 17. He then won fights against Crishian Torres at 864 Fighting Championship and Elijah Gobille at Next Level Fight Club 10.

In season 30 of Dana White's Contender Series, Pickett was the headliner and defeated Jhonven Pati via TKO in the second round, earning a contract with the UFC.

Jamie Pickett’s Career in the UFC

Pickett lost his UFC promotional debut against Tafon Nchukwi at UFC Fight Night: Thompson vs. Neal via unanimous decision in December 2020. He suffered another loss in his next fight against Jordan Wright at UFC 262 via TKO in the first round.

Pickett won his fight against Laureano Staropoli at UFC Fight Night: Costa vs. Vettori via unanimous decision in October 2021. He then won his next fight against Joseph Holmes at UFC on ESPN 32 via unanimous decision in January 2022. However, he lost his fight against Kyle Daukaus at UFC Fight Night 201 via d'arce choke in February 2022.

Pickett's scheduled fight against Abdul Razak Alhassan at UFC on ESPN 39 was canceled, but he later faced Denis Tiuliulin at UFC 279, which he lost via TKO in the second round.

Pickett was set to face Bo Nickal at UFC 282, but the fight was canceled due to Nickal's injury. The fight was rescheduled for UFC 285 in March 2023. However, Pickett lost the fight via submission in the first round.

UFC 262: Jamie Pickett v Jordan Wright
UFC 262: Jamie Pickett v Jordan Wright

UFC Fight Night: Nchukwi v Pickett
UFC Fight Night: Nchukwi v Pickett

Jamie Pickett Record

Loss13-9Bo NickalSubmission (arm-triangle choke)UFC 285March 4, 202312:24Las Vegas, Nevada, United States
Loss13–8Denis TiuliulinTKO (knees and punches)UFC 279September 10, 202224:52Las Vegas, Nevada, United States
Loss13–7Kyle DaukausSubmission (brabo choke)UFC Fight Night: Walker vs. HillFebruary 19, 202214:59Las Vegas, Nevada, United States
Win13–6Joseph HolmesDecision (unanimous)UFC on ESPN: Kattar vs. ChikadzeJanuary 15, 202235:00Las Vegas, Nevada, United States
Win12–6Laureano StaropoliDecision (unanimous)UFC Fight Night: Costa vs. VettoriOctober 23, 202135:00Las Vegas, Nevada, United States
Loss11–6Jordan WrightTKO (elbows and punches)UFC 262May 15, 202111:04Houston, Texas, United States
Loss11–5Tafon NchukwiDecision (unanimous)UFC Fight Night: Thompson vs. NealDecember 19, 202035:00Las Vegas, Nevada, United States
Win11–4Jhonoven PatiTKO (punches)Dana White's Contender Series 30August 25, 202020:33Las Vegas, Nevada, United States
Win10–4Jaquis WilliamsDecision (unanimous)Next Level Fight Club 11September 28, 201935:00Greenville, North Carolina, United States
Loss9–4Punahele SorianoDecision (unanimous)Dana White's Contender Series 17June 18, 201935:00Las Vegas, Nevada, United States
Win9–3Elijah Gbollie, Jr.TKO (strikes)Next Level Fight Club 10February 2, 201914:32Greenville, North Carolina, United States
Win8–3Cristhian TorresTKO (doctor stoppage)864 Fighting Championship: Fight 4May 26, 201813:03Greenville, North Carolina, United States
Loss7–3Charles ByrdTechnical Submission (arm-triangle choke)Dana White's Contender Series 1July 11, 201714:55Las Vegas, Nevada, United States
Win7–2Rashaun SpencerDecision (unanimous)Conflict MMA 42November 12, 201635:00Indian Trail, North Carolina, United States
Win6–2Doug UsherKO (punch)Legacy FC 47October 16, 201522:32Atlanta, Georgia, United States
Win5–2Marcus FinchTKO (punches)Next Level Fight Club 3September 19, 201534:41Greenville, North Carolina, United States
Win4–2Savalas WilliamsTKO (punches)Next Level Fight Club 2June 20, 201512:42Greenville, North Carolina, United States
Win3–2Nick PoythressTKONext Level Fight Club 1February 28, 201521:16Greenville, North Carolina, United States
Win2–2Jason FannSubmission (punches)The Truth EventAugust 23, 201412:00Greenville, North Carolina, United States
Loss1–2Joshua WilliamsSubmission (rear-naked choke)Warfare 9: ApocalypseJune 21, 201321:59North Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, United States
Win1–1Brian McGinnisTKO (doctor stoppage)Charity Fight: Round 1August 25, 201213:50Kenansville, North Carolina, United States
Loss0–1Tyler MintonDecision (unanimous)Conflick Cage FightingSeptember 24, 201135:00Raleigh, North Carolina, United States

Jamie Pickett’s Most Popular Fights

Jamie Pickett vs. Jordan Wright

Jamie Pickett faced Jordan Wright on May 15, 2021, at UFC 262. Unfortunately, Pickett lost the bout via TKO in the first round. Wright was able to land a flurry of strikes that put Pickett in trouble early on, and despite his best efforts to recover, the referee ultimately stepped in to stop the fight.

UFC 262: Jamie Pickett v Jordan Wright
UFC 262: Jamie Pickett v Jordan Wright

FAQs on Jamie Pickett

What is Jamie Pickett's nickname?

Jamie Pickett's nickname is "The Nightwolf".

What weight division does Jamie Pickett compete in?

Jamie Pickett competes in the Middleweight division (185 lb) of the Ultimate Fighting Championship.

What is Jamie Pickett's professional record?

Jamie Pickett holds a professional record of 13 wins and 9 losses.

Last Updated On 5th March, 2023