This fighter is currently serving a suspension by an ABC-recognized athletic commission (ASBC, Arizona)
Pro Record: 21-12-1 (Win-Loss-Draw)
Team: Arizona Combat Sports
Age: 30
Sex: Male
Height: 5 Feet. 8 Inch(es).
Weight: 155 lbs.
Out of: Phoenix, AZ
Born: Phoenix, AZ

Jamie Varner's Professional Record

Date Result Opponent Event Method Round Time
12/13/2014 Loss Drew Dober UFC on FOX: Miocic vs Dos Santos Submission Rear Naked Choke 1 1:52
05/24/2014 Loss James Krause UFC 173: Barao vs Dillashaw TKO/RSC 1 0:00
02/01/2014 Loss Abel Trujillo UFC 169: Barao vs Faber KO Strike 2 2:32
08/31/2013 Loss Gleison Tibau UFC 164: Pettis vs. Henderson Decision Split Decision 3
12/29/2012 Win Melvin Guillard UFC 155: Dos Santos vs Velasquez Decision Split Decision 3
08/04/2012 Loss Joe Lauzon UFC on Fox: Shogun vs. Vera Submission Triangle Choke 3 2:44
05/26/2012 Win Edson Barboza UFC 146: Mir vs. Dos Santos TKO/RSC 1 3:23
02/10/2012 Win Drew Fickett XFC 16: High Stakes Submission Strikes 1 0:40
10/21/2011 Win Nate Jolly XFC 14: Resurrection TKO/RSC 1 1:09
09/23/2011 Loss Dakota Cochrane Titan Fighting Championship 20: Varner vs Cochrane and Rogers vs Sanchez Decision Unanimous Decision 3
05/13/2011 Win Tyler Combs XFO 39 TKO/RSC 1 1:30
12/16/2010 Loss Shane Roller WEC 53: Henderson vs. Pettis Submission Rear Naked Choke 1 3:55
09/30/2010 Loss Donald Cerrone WEC 51: Aldo vs. Gamburyan Decision Unanimous Decision 3
06/20/2010 Draw Kamal Shalorus WEC 49: Varner vs. Shalorus 3 5:00
01/10/2010 Loss Ben Henderson WEC 46: Varner vs. Henderson Submission Guillotine Choke 3 2:41 Title Fight
01/25/2009 Win Donald Cerrone WEC 38: Varner vs. Cerrone Decision Split Decision 5 Title Fight
08/03/2008 Win Marcus Hicks WEC 35: Live on Versus TKO/RSC 1 2:08 Title Fight
NSF 02/13/2008 Win Rob McCullough WEC 32: Live on Versus KO 3 2:54 Title Fight
08/05/2007 Win Sherron Leggett WEC 29: Live on Versus TKO/RSC Referee Stoppage 1 4:08
03/03/2007 Win Jason Gilliam UFC 68: The Uprising Submission Rear Naked Choke 1 1:34
08/26/2006 Loss Hermes Franca UFC 62: Liddell vs. Sobral Submission Arm Bar 3 3:31
NSF 01/14/2006 Win Leonard Wilson Rage in the Cage 78: Back with a Vengance Submission Choke 2 1:07
NSF 07/09/2005 Loss Tony Llamas King of the Cage 56: Caliente Disqualification Illegal Strike
NSF 06/30/2005 Win Paul Arroyo Rage in the Cage 71 Submission Strikes 1 2:03
NSF 06/11/2005 Win Adam Roland Rage in the Cage 70: The Return TKO/RSC 1 2:46
NSF 07/23/2004 Win Jesse Bongfeldt WFF : Championship 77 TKO/RSC 1 4:12
NSF 06/25/2004 Win Kyle Bradley Fight Factory Submission Rear Naked Choke 1 2:53
NSF 06/12/2004 Win Kyle Sprouse Rage in the Cage 63: It's Time Submission Choke 1 1:47
NSF 05/14/2004 Win Garett Davis World Freestyle Fighting Championships 6 Submission Triangle Choke 1 3:53
NSF 04/30/2004 TBD James Upshur Rage in the Cage 61: Relentless
NSF 07/19/2003 Win Jarvis Brenaman Evolution Combat Sports Submission Triangle Choke 1 1:22
NSF 07/12/2003 Win David Klein Rage in the Cage 50: The Prelude Submission Choke 3 1:56
NSF 06/07/2003 Win Justin Nauling Rage in the Cage 49: Stare Down Submission Arm Bar 2
NSF 04/12/2003 Loss Jesse Moreng Rage in the Cage 47: Unstoppable Decision Unanimous Decision 3
NSF 03/27/2003 Win Carlos Ortega Rage in the Cage 46: Launching Pad Decision Unanimous Decision 3
: Bout results verified by an official State, Tribal, Provincial, or Municipal Commission.
NSF: Non Sanctioned Fight
* : For a variety of reasons, including weight disparity and the demands of entertainment, Exhibition Bouts are held, in which the contest is unscripted and hard fought, but the results do not count on a fighter's Official Record.
NC: Fight Declared No Contest

Fighter Bio


Jamie "The Worm" Varner is an American mixed martial artist from Phoenix, Arizona currently trains with Arizona Sports Club. Varner wrestled when he was in high school, he is a fighter with a well-rounded background in MMA. Varner made his Octagon debut against Hermes Franca at UFC 62 in August 2006 and lost by submission armbar. Varner currently holds NJCAA national runner-up in wrestling, NCBA national boxing champion, NCAA ranked wrestler.