Jared "The Killa Gorilla" Cannonier is the current #3 ranked UFC Middleweight Fighter with a professional MMA record of 15 wins and 6 losses.
Jared Cannonier is set to fight Sean Strickland for his next outing at UFC Fight Night: Cannonier vs. Strickland on December 17, 2022, at UFC Apex, Las Vegas, United States.
Jared Cannonier started his MMA journey in 2011 and made his amateur debut at Alaska Fighting Championship 81: Title Chase against Isaac Taylor. Cannonier dominated the fight, and TKO'ed Taylor in the second round. He went on to win his next fight against Josh Aynes in the first round via TKO. Cannonier turned professional after this victory.
He defeated Alton Prince via first-round TKO at Midnight Sun Mayhem 1: Final Word for his debut fight. Cannonier won his next 6-fights in the Alaskan MMA circuit before signing with the UFC in 2014.
Jarod Cannonier made his UFC debut at UFC 182 against Shawn Jordan. Cannonier got outclassed in the bout and lost in the first round via KO(punches).
Jarod bounced back from the loss and won his next 2-fights before matching up against Glover Teixeira at UFC 208.
Teixeira used his veteran experience to hand Cannonier in his second loss. Cannonier won his next bout against Nick Roehrick at UFC: The Ultimate Fighter 26. After this, his career went on a downturn as he successively lost to Jan Blachowicz and Dominick Reyes.
Jared returned to the winning column and went on a 3-fight win streak in which he defeated David Branch, Anderson Silva, and Jack Hermansson. Cannonier next challenged Robert Whittaker and lost via unanimous decision.
Cannonier fought Kelvin Gastelum at UFC on ESPN: 29 and showcased a convincing performance to win the bout via unanimous decision.
Below is the professional MMA record of Jarod Cannonier:
Jared Cannonier fought against Anderson Silva at UFC 237: Namajunas vs. Andrade and won the bout via technical knockout.
Adesanya vs. Cannonier was one of the most popular fights of Jared Cannonier, where he fought for the UFC middleweight title on July 2, 2022 at T-Mobile Arena, Las vegas, United States.
The bout lasted for five rounds and Adesanya won the fight via unanimous decision.
Jared Cannonier in his UFC career has lost to multiple fighters which includes Israel Adesanya, Dominick Reyes, Robert Whittaker, etc.
Jared Cannonier has had a total of fourteen fights in his UFC career so far.
Jared Cannonier is currently ranked as the No.3 contender in the middleweight division.
*Last updated on December 16, 2022.