Pro Record: 23-13-0 (Win-Loss-Draw)
Team: New World Fighters
Age: 36
Sex: Male
Height: 5 Feet. 9 Inch(es).
Weight: 155 lbs.
Out of: Medford, NV
Born: Medford, OR

John Gunderson's Professional Record

Date Result Opponent Event Method Round Time
06/07/2014 Win Jeff Fletcher RITC 172 Submission Guillotine Choke 3 2:26
03/29/2014 Loss Chris Gruetzemacher World Series of Fighting 9 Decision Unanimous Decision 3
06/14/2013 Loss Dany Lauzon World Series of Fighting 3 Decision Unanimous Decision 3
07/14/2012 Loss Dave Castillo United Combat Sports: Caged Combat VI Submission Rear Naked Choke 4 3:30 Title Fight
06/16/2012 Win Karo Parisyan ShoFIGHT 20 Submission Guillotine Choke 1 2:47
02/16/2012 Win Justin Buchholz Superior Cage Combat 4 Submission Kimura 3 2:34 Title Fight
NSF 10/01/2011 Loss Niko Puhakka Fight Festival 31 Decision Unanimous Decision 3
08/20/2011 Win James Birdsley Superior Cage Combat 2 Submission Rear Naked Choke 2 2:06
02/18/2011 Loss Dominique Robinson Tachi Palace Fights 8: All or Nothing TKO/RSC Referee Stoppage from Strikes 3 0:41
NSF 12/19/2010 Win Alejandro Solano Rodriguez Xtreme Vale Todo 5 Submission Kimura 0 0:00
09/15/2010 Loss Yves Edwards UFC Fight Night: Marquardt vs. Palhares Decision Unanimous Decision 3
06/19/2010 Win Mark Holst The Ultimate Fighter: Team Liddell vs. Team Ortiz Finale Decision Unanimous Decision 3
01/02/2010 Loss Rafaello Oliveira UFC 108: Evans vs Silva Decision Unanimous Decision 3
10/10/2009 Win Steve Sharp MMA Xplosion 10/10/09 Submission Kimura 3 3:17 Title Fight
08/01/2009 Win Fabian Acuna ROF 35: SUMMERBRAWL Submission 1 2:18 Title Fight
06/27/2009 Win Daniel Russom Desert Brawl 6/27/09 Submission Guillotine Choke 1 2:11
NSF 05/08/2009 Loss Bryan Travers Palace Fighting Championship 13 - Validation Decision Unanimous Decision 3
NSF 01/22/2009 Win Alexander Crispim Palace Fighting Championship 12: High Stakes Decision Split Decision 3
02/29/2008 Loss Ryan Schultz International Fight League Decision Unanimous Decision 0 Title Fight
NSF 11/03/2007 Loss Wagnney Fabiano IFL: World Grand Prix 2007 Submission Guillotine Choke 2 1:53
06/16/2007 Win Gabe Casillas International Fight League: 06/16/07 Submission Rear Naked Choke 2 2:58
NSF 04/07/2007 Loss Bart Palaszewski International Fight League: 2007 Season Decision Split Decision 3
NSF 01/19/2007 Win Josh Odom International Fight League: 2007 Season Opener Submission Triangle Choke 1 3:05
NSF 09/23/2006 Win Bryan Caraway Desert Brawl: Oregon vs. Texas Submission Arm Bar 2 4:43
NSF 04/01/2006 Win Mike Joy Desert Brawl 17 KO 1 1:09
NSF 01/06/2006 Win Cam Ward Sport Fight 14: Resolution Decision Unanimous Decision 3
NSF 10/15/2005 Win Danny Payne Desert Brawl 15 Submission Verbal Submission 1
NSF 08/27/2005 Win Rudy Garcia Ultimate Cage Fighting: Night of Champions Submission Rear Naked Choke
NSF 08/13/2005 Win Charles Bennett Gladiator Challenge 40 Submission Rear Naked Choke 2 1:47
NSF 07/23/2005 Win Shawn Bias Desert Brawl 14 Unknown
NSF 04/30/2005 Loss Frank Watts X Fighting Championships: Dome of Destruction 2 KO Guillotine Choke (Unconscious) 1
NSF 03/26/2005 Win Enoch Wilson Sport Fight 9: Respect Submission Rear Naked Choke 1 3:06
NSF 11/20/2004 Loss Donny Raines Desert Brawl 12 Submission Arm Bar 1
NSF 07/17/2004 Win Dave Rivas Desert Brawl 11 KO 3
NSF 06/04/2004 Win Mike Jonet Professional Fighting Association: Pride & Fury 1 Submission Rear Naked Choke 1
NSF 04/03/2004 Win Rob Histamoto Desert Brawl 10 TKO/RSC 3

John Gunderson's Amateur Record

Date Result Opponent Event Method Round Time
NSF 04/17/2009 Win Eric Regan Rage in the Cage 125 Submission Kimura 2 0:55
NSF 12/11/2004 Win Armando Valadez Rumble in the Ring 10 Submission Rear Naked Choke 1 1:36
NSF 05/15/2004 Draw Rob Histamoto Full Contact Fighting Federation: Fight Night 4 2
NSF 03/19/2004 Win Brad Horner Sport Fight 2: On The Move Submission Arm Bar 1 1:15
NSF 01/24/2004 Win Dean Lavin Full Contact Fighting Federation: Rumble at the Roseland 11 Submission 1 3:02
NSF 11/08/2003 Win Christopher Young Desert Brawl 9 Submission Arm Bar 1 4:17
NSF 10/25/2003 Loss Chris Irvine Ultimate Ring Challenge 6 Submission Arm Bar 2 1:15
NSF 10/11/2003 Win Pedro Castaneda Team Quest Productions: Sport Fight "Devastation" Submission Triangle Choke 1 1:10
NSF 07/12/2003 Win Shawn Cahill Full Contact Fighting Federation: Rumble at the Roseland 9 Submission 2 3:55
NSF 06/07/2003 Loss Chad Nelson Full Contact Fighting Federation: Rumble at the Roseland 8 TKO/RSC Referee Stoppage 1 1:44
NSF 05/17/2003 Win Vince Guzman Desert Brawl 7: Battle in Bend Submission Arm Bar 1 1:40
NSF 04/19/2003 Win Dominic Rivera Full Contact Fighting Federation: Rumble at the Roseland 7 Submission
NSF 03/15/2003 Draw Armando Valadez Xtreme Ring Wars 3 3:00
NSF 02/22/2003 Win Lin Trugh Pacific Pankration Kickboxing Association: Rock N' Rumble TKO/RSC Referee Stoppage from Strikes 1 1:20
NSF 01/25/2003 Win Brock Mclure Showdown in the Octagon Submission
NSF 01/11/2003 Loss Charlie Fortik Desert Brawl 6: The Rumble in Redmond Submission Guillotine Choke 1 1:27
NSF 08/17/2002 Win Al Libey Desert Brawl 5 TKO/RSC 1
: 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


John Edward Gunderson (born May 1, 1979) is a professional mixed martial arts (MMA) fighter. He is currently fighting for the Nevada Lions of the International Fight League.

Gunderson wanted a spot on Ken Shamrock's Lions so badly that he drove all night from Oregon to Nevada and competed on no sleep and an empty stomach.

John Gunderson is a lightweight mixed martial artist. He is originally from Oregon where he has a wife and two children. Prior to committing himself to MMA, he was a carpenter.