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Ray Cooper III


Win Rate
74 %
Finish Rate
92 %
Decision Win %
50 %

Ray Cooper III

5' 7 (170 cm)
70 in. (5' 10/178 cm)
United States
Born and raised in Pearl City, Hawaii, Cooper got into many fights in the schoolyard, beginning to wrestle at the age of six and trained under the tutelage of his father, Ray Cooper Jr, a professional fighter. In Hawaii, Cooper was a three-time state champion wrestler and two-time Oahu Interscholastic Association champion, winning his last championship at 173 lbs. Upon graduating at the age of 18, he began his career in professional MMA, turning down a college scholarship to continue wrestling. Starting to train with his uncles Ron Jhun and David “Kawika” Pa’aluhi, also fellow former fighters, and his father, Cooper was the first Cooper sibling, 6 of them in total, to skip college.
Fighter Trivia
All won wrestling state titles as well, with Blake, now a mixed martial artist, winning three. Both Blake and Baylen wrestled for Warner Pacific University where they were NAIA national champions and All-Americans. He also has a younger sister named Makana who is currently competing in the Hawaii High School Girls Wrestling division.

Awards & Accolades

  • Professional Fighters League: 2019 PFL Welterweight Championship
  • Professional Fighters League: 2021 PFL Welterweight Championship
  • Professional Fighters League: Fastest Knockout in PFL History (0:18) vs. Pavel Kusch
  • Gladiator Challenge Fights: Gladiator Challenge Lightweight Championship (One time)

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