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Jamie Varner

21Wins11Losses1Draw2No Contests

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Win Rate
60 %
Finish Rate
81 %
Decision Win %
33 %

Jamie Varner

Age
37
Height
5' 8 (173 cm)
Reach
71 in. (5' 11/180 cm)
Ape-Index
1.040
Stance
Orthodox
Nationality
United States
Main Division
Lightweight
Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Coach
Gustavo Dantas
Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Rank
brown_belt
Biography
Born and raised in Phoenix, Arizona, Varner attended Deer Valley High School where he competed in wrestling. At Deer Valley, Varner was a two-time Regional Champion and a State Runner Up and went on to compete at Pima Community College where he was a two-time National Qualifier and a National Runner Up, in addition to being an NJCAA All-American and a two-time Academic All-American.
Fighter Trivia
He attended Lock Haven University where he joined the Pi Kappa Alpha fraternity and spent his time at that school training both as a wrestler and a boxer, where he was NCBA Champion for the nationally recognized Lock Haven University boxing team. Varner was instrumental in the legalization and forthcoming athletic sanctioning of mixed martial arts in the state of Arizona after giving testimony to the sport's legitimacy and ongoing development as an athletic profession. After graduating he worked at Boston Scientific before transitioning to the stem cell domain.

Awards & Accolades

  • UFC: Fight of the Night (Three times)
  • World Extreme Cagefighting: WEC Lightweight Championship (One time)
  • World Extreme Cagefighting: Two successful title defenses
  • World Extreme Cagefighting: Fight of the Night (Two Times)
  • Sherdog Awards: 2012 Upset of the Year vs. Edson Barboza
  • World MMA Awards: 2012 Fight of the Year vs. Joe Lauzon

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