Jared Cannonier

Jared Cannonier

Full NameJared Christopher Cannonier

BornMarch 3, 1984

Height5 ft 11 in



Jared "The Killa Gorilla" Cannonier is the current #3 ranked UFC Middleweight Fighter with a professional MMA record of 14-wins and 5-losses.

  1. Jared Cannonier Early Career
  2. Jared Cannonier UFC
  3. Jarod Cannonier Career Stats
  4. Jarod Cannonier Last Fight
  5. Jarod Cannonier Next Fight
  6. Jarod Cannonier Record

Jared Cannonier Early Career

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 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.

Jared Cannonier UFC

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. His career went on a downturn after this 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.

UFC Fight Night: Cannonier v Gastelum

Jarod Cannonier Career Stats

Current Status:

Jarod Cannonier's current record stands at 14-5. He is currently on a 1-fight win streak.



Wins by KO/TKO:

  1. 9

Wins by Submission:

  1. 2

Wins by Decision:

  1. 3

Current Titles:

  1. None


  1. 77.5 in (197cm)


  1. 185 lb / 84 kg

Weight Class:

  1. Middleweight

Jarod Cannonier Last Fight

Jarod Cannonier's last fight was against Kelvin Gastelum at UFC on ESPN 29: Cannonier vs Gastelum. Cannonier won the fight via unanimous decision.

Jarod Cannonier Next Fight

Jarod Cannonier is scheduled to fight Derek Brunson at UFC 270.

Jarod Cannonier Record

Below is the professional MMA record of Jarod Cannonier:

Win14-5Kelvin GastelumDecision (Unanimous)UFC on ESPN 29: Cannonier vs. Gastelum21/08/2021
Loss13-5Robert WhittakerDecision (Unanimous)UFC 25424/10/2020
Win13-4Jack HermanssonTKO (Punches)UFC Fight Night 160: Hermansson vs. Cannonier28/09/2019
Loss12-4Anderson SilvaTKO (Leg Kick)UFC 23711/05/2019
Win11-4David BranchTKO (Punches)UFC 23003/11/2018
Loss10-4Dominick ReyesTKO (Punches)UFC Fight Night 129: Maia vs. Usman19/05/2018
Loss10-3Jan BlachowiczDecision (Unanimous)UFC on Fox 26: Lawler vs. dos Anjos16/12/2017
Win10-2Nick RoehrickTKO (Elbows)The Ultimate Fighter 25 Finale07/07/2017
Loss9-2Glover TeixeiraDecision (Unanimous)UFC 20811/02/2017
Win9-1Ion CutelabaDecision (Unanimous)The Ultimate Fighter 24 Finale03/12/2016
Win8-1Cyril AskerKO (Punches and Elbows)UFC Fight Night 86: Rothwell vs. Dos Santos10/04/2016
Loss7-1Shawn JordanKO (Punches)UFC 18203/01/2015
Win7-0Tony LopezDecision (Split)AFC 10422/01/2014
Win6-0Jermaine HaughtonTKO (Punches)AFC 10216/10/2013
Win5-0Stephen WaalkesSubmission (Rear-Naked Choke)AK Entertainment: AK Tuesday Night Fights30/04/2013
Win4-0Joshua OfiuTKO (Punches)AFC 9713/02/2013
Win3-0Matt HerringshawTKO (Submission to Punches)ACF: Tribute to Veterans28/10/2011
Win2-0Jason CoomesSubmission (Armbar)AFC 8512/10/2011
Win1-0Alton PrinceTKO (Punches)Midnight Sun Mayhem 1: Final Word19/06/2011

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