Jeremy Stephens

Jeremy Stephens

Full NameJeremy Dean Stephens

BornMay 25, 1986

Height5 ft 8 1⁄2 in



Jeremy Dean Stephens, popularly known as Jeremy Stephens, is an American professional mixed martial artist who is currently signed to the UFC where he competes in the UFC Featherweight division.

  1. Early Career
  2. Jeremy Stephens UFC
  3. Jeremy Stephens Stats
  4. Jeremy Stephens Record

Early Career

Jeremy Stephens began his mixed martial arts career at the age of 16 as an amateur and at the age of 18, he began training full time. During the early days of his career, Stephens won the UGC and MCC Lightweight Championship.

Jeremy Stephens UFC

At UFC 71 in 2007, Jeremy Stephens made his promotional debut against veteran Din Thomas but was defeated via second round armbar submission. At UFC 76, Stephens won his first fight in the promotion against Diego Saravia via unanimous decision. The following year, Stephens defeated Cole Miller and Rafael dos Anjos but suffered a loss to Spencer Fisher at The Ultimate Fighter 7.

Throughout the years, Stephens faced the likes of Nik Lentz, Sam Stout, Marcus Davis, Danny Downes, Anthony Pettis, Max Holloway, and Frankie Edgar among other notable names. In 2018, Stephens faced former 2-time UFC Featherweight Champion, Jose Aldo but lost the fight via first-round TKO.

Stephens started off his 2019 with a loss to Zabit Magomedsharipov at UFC 235 via unanimous decision.

Jeremy Stephens Stats


MatchesWinsLossesDrawsNo Contest

Wins by KO/TKO:

  1. 19

Wins by Submission:

  1. 2

WIns by Decision:

  1. 7


  1. 71 in (180 cm)


  1. 145 lb / 66 kg

Weight Class:

  1. Featherweight

Jeremy Stephens Record

Loss28-17Yair RodríguezDecisionUFC on ESPN 6October 18, 2019
NC28–16 (1)Yair RodríguezNC (accidental eye poke)UFC Fight Night: Rodríguez vs. StephensSeptember 21, 2019
Loss28–16Zabit MagomedsharipovDecision (unanimous)UFC 235March 2, 2019
Loss28–15José AldoTKO (punches)UFC on Fox: Alvarez vs. Poirier 2July 28, 2018
Win28–14Josh EmmettKO (punches and elbows)UFC on Fox: Emmett vs. StephensFebruary 24, 2018
Win27–14Doo Ho ChoiTKO (punches and elbows)UFC Fight Night: Stephens vs. ChoiJanuary 14, 2018
Win26–14Gilbert MelendezDecision (unanimous)UFC 215September 9, 2017
Loss25–14Renato MoicanoDecision (split)UFC on Fox: Johnson vs. ReisApril 15, 2017
Loss25–13Frankie EdgarDecision (unanimous)UFC 205November 12, 2016
Win25–12Renan BarãoDecision (unanimous)UFC Fight Night: Almeida vs. GarbrandtMay 29, 2016
Loss24–12Max HollowayDecision (unanimous)UFC 194December 12, 2015
Win24–11Dennis BermudezTKO (flying knee and punches)UFC 189July 11, 2015
Loss23–11Charles OliveiraDecision (unanimous)The Ultimate Fighter: A Champion Will Be Crowned FinaleDecember 12, 2014
Loss23–10Cub SwansonDecision (unanimous)UFC Fight Night: Swanson vs. StephensJune 28, 2014
Win23–9Darren ElkinsDecision (unanimous)UFC on Fox: Henderson vs. ThomsonJanuary 25, 2014
Win22–9Rony JasonKO (head kick)UFC Fight Night: Belfort vs. HendersonNovember 9, 2013
Win21–9Estevan PayanDecision (unanimous)UFC 160May 25, 2013
Loss20–9Yves EdwardsKO (punches and elbows)UFC on Fox: Henderson vs. DiazDecember 8, 2012
Loss20–8Donald CerroneDecision (unanimous)UFC on Fuel TV: Korean Zombie vs. PoirierMay 15, 2012
Loss20–7Anthony PettisDecision (split)UFC 136October 8, 2011
Win20–6Danny DownesDecision (unanimous)The Ultimate Fighter: Team Lesnar vs. Team dos Santos FinaleJune 4, 2011
Win19–6Marcus DavisKO (punch)UFC 125January 1, 2011
Loss18–6Melvin GuillardDecision (split)UFC 119September 25, 2010
Win18–5Sam StoutDecision (split)UFC 113May 8, 2010
Win17–5Justin BuchholzTKO (doctor stoppage)UFC Fight Night: Diaz vs. GuillardSeptember 16, 2009
Loss16–5Gleison TibauDecision (unanimous)UFC Fight Night: Condit vs. KampmannApril 1, 2009
Loss16–4Joe LauzonSubmission (armbar)UFC Fight Night: Lauzon vs. StephensFebruary 7, 2009
Win16–3Rafael dos AnjosKO (punches)UFC 91November 15, 2008
Loss15–3Spencer FisherDecision (unanimous)The Ultimate Fighter: Team Rampage vs. Team Forrest FinaleJune 21, 2008
Win15–2Cole MillerTKO (punches and elbows)UFC Fight Night: Swick vs. BurkmanJanuary 23, 2008
Win14–2Diego SaraivaDecision (unanimous)UFC 76September 22, 2007
Win13–2Nick WalkerTKO (punches)MCC 9: HeatwaveJuly 27, 2007
Loss12–2Din ThomasSubmission (armbar)UFC 71May 26, 2007
Win12–1Vern JeffersonTKO (punches)Greensparks: Full Contact Fighting 3March 17, 2007
Win11–1Norm AlexanderSubmission (triangle choke)TFC: Battle at the BarnFebruary 21, 2007
Win10–1Chris MickleKO (punch)MCC 5: Thanksgiving ThrowdownNovember 22, 2006
Win9–1Aaron WilliamsTKO (punches)Universal Gladiator Championships 4September 22, 2006
Win8–1Doug AlcornSubmission (armbar)Greensparks: Full Contact Fighting 1August 19, 2006
Win7–1Chris MickleTKO (punches)MCC 4: The RematchJuly 15, 2006
Win6–1Kendrick JohnsonKO (punch)Midwest Cage Championships 1February 11, 2006
Win5–1Will ShuttTKO (punches)XKK: TrialsAugust 27, 2005
Win4–1Sharome BlanchardTKO (punches)XKK: Des MoinesMarch 19, 2005
Loss3–1Chris MickleSubmission (rear-naked choke)Downtown Destruction 3May 2, 2005
Win3–0Chris CalebKO (punch)Downtown Destruction 2February 2, 2005
Win2–0Gary PercivalSubmission (punches)Jungle Madness 2January 15, 2005
Win1–0Ted WorthingtonKO (punches)Downtown Destruction 1January 12, 2005

Article image

Go to article
Fetching more content...
App download animated image Get the free App now