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Decision Win %
Height6' 4 (193 cm)
Reach77 in. (6' 5/196 cm)
Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Rank
Biography(references)Born in London to an Irish father and a Northern Irish mother, McSweeney started kickboxing in England when he was six years old. At 18, he finished school and moved to Amsterdam to train full-time in Dutch kickboxing. He joined Lucien Carbin's gym, and still trains with the team today. As a result of living a large portion of his life in the Netherlands, McSweeney speaks Dutch as his second language. An accomplished kickboxer and Muay Thai fighter, McSweeney has won numerous British, Dutch, European and World titles.
Fighter Trivia(references)McSweeney is a former security guard. On 15 August 2012, he stopped an attempted robbery at a convenience store in Las Vegas by subduing a man armed with a knife.
Awards & Accolades
Mix Fighting Championship: 2019 Mix Fight Gala Heavyweight Tournament Runner-Up
Championship Fighting Alliance: 2013 CFA Light Heavyweight Champion
Chris Lokteff vs. James McSweeney | ONE Championship Full Fight | August 2014
James McSweeney vs. Cristiano Kaminishi | ONE Championship Full Fight | August 2014
Fight Outcomes - WinsLosses
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