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Aaron Simpson

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Win Rate
71 %
Finish Rate
58 %
Decision Win %
71 %

Aaron Simpson

Age
47
Height
6' 0 (183 cm)
Reach
75 in. (6' 3/190 cm)
Ape-Index
1.038
Stance
Orthodox
Nationality
United States
Main Division
Welterweight
Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Coach
Paul Nava: Ares AZ BJJ Association
Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Rank
purple_belt
Biography
Simpson was born in Gunnison, Colorado and grew up in Wellton, Arizona, where he attended Antelope Union High School. In high school he was a standout wrestler, compiling an amazing 142–1 record, and earned four state wrestling championships before going to compete in the sport for Arizona State University originally as a walk on before earning his scholarship. He compiled 110 wins and earned NCAA All-American status in 1996 and 1998 and then became an assistant coach for ASU and spent nine years there in that position. Simpson then worked as an assistant coach at California Polytechnic State University.
Fighter Trivia
Simpson and his wife Kendra Sirignano have twins, a boy named Domenico and a girl named Mia, who were born in June 2008 via a surrogate, Simpson's mother-in-law. The couple also adopted a 16-year-old girl named Claire. Simpson and Sirignano also competed individually on an episode of American Gladiators Season Two against another married couple.

Awards & Accolades

  • National Collegiate Athletic Association: NCAA Division I All-American out of Arizona State University (1996, 1998)
  • National Collegiate Athletic Association: NCAA Division I 177 lb: 4th place out of Arizona State University (1998)
  • National Collegiate Athletic Association: NCAA Division I 177 lb: 8th place out of Arizona State University (1996)
  • National Collegiate Athletic Association: Pac-10 Conference 177 lb: Champion out of Arizona State University (1997–98)
  • UFC: Fight of the Night (One time) vs. Tom Lawlor
  • UFC: Knockout of the Night (One time) vs. Tim McKenzie

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