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James Irvin

17Wins10Losses2No Contests

Win Rate
59 %
Finish Rate
88 %
Decision Win %
50 %

James Irvin

Age
43
Height
6' 2 (188 cm)
Reach
75 in. (6' 3/191 cm)
Ape-Index
1.016
Stance
Orthodox
Nationality
United States
Main Division
Light Heavyweight
Biography
Irvin was born in Huntington Beach and attended Del Oro High School in Loomis, California, where he played football. Irvin's football career continued at Azusa Pacific University, which he attended on an athletic scholarship. Irvin was first introduced to MMA when he saw a match in person, and was very interested. He immediately started Brazilian jiu-jitsu, and began training to become a fighter.
Fighter Trivia
Irvin's family owns a construction business and he works construction when he is not fighting. Irvin’s brother, Jesse Irvin is a deputy with the Solano county Sheriffs office. As of 2015, Irvin is a Mixed Martial Arts Instructor and Coach at UFC Gym Ontario in Ontario, California.

Awards & Accolades

  • UFC: Fight of the Night (One time) vs. Hector Ramirez
  • UFC: Knockout of the Night (One time) vs. Houston Alexander
  • World Extreme Cagefighting: WEC Heavyweight Championship (One time, first)
  • World Extreme Cagefighting: Two successful title defenses
  • Rebel Fights: Rebel Fights Heavyweight Championship (One time)

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