Sean Gannon "The Cannon"Add fighter to favorites
|Pro Record:||2-1-0 (Win-Loss-Draw)|
|Team:||Wai Kru/Tapout Training Center Boston|
|Height:||6 Feet. 3 Inch(es).|
|Out of:||South Boston, MA|
He has over 20 years experience training and coaching in Boxing, Wrestling and Martial Arts, and is currently a coach at the TapOut Training Center and Wai Kru.
His titles include 6 consecutive Golden Gloves Championship in Boxing (1997-2002), the New England Championship, and the Northeast Regional Championship (1998), Mass State Judo Championship (Heavyweight Blackbelt Division - 1996), The NAGA World Championship (Intermediate No Gi Division- 2000), NAGA World Championship (Advanced Gi Division -2000), the Reality Fighting and Mass Destruction titles in MMA, and he is also a UFC Veteran (UFC 55).
In 2004, Sean Gannon became the top Underground bareknuckle fighter in the US by becoming the only man to ever defeat Kimbo Slice in a bareknuckle bout (vid available on Youtube).
Sean was also a playable character in the videogame UFC Undisputed 2009 (Listed as Shawn Gannen due to contractual issues), and was (erroneously) listed in the 2009 Guinness Book of World Records as tied with Brock Lesnar for largest UFC fighter.
Sean Gannon's Professional Record
|NSF||10/07/2005||Loss||Branden Hinkle||UFC 55: Fury||TKO/RSC||1||4:14|
|NSF||08/28/2004||Win||Mike Dexter||Mass Destruction 17||TKO/RSC Referee Stoppage after Round 1||1|
|NSF||04/17/2004||Win||Jack Austin||COMBAT ZONE 5: Bad Boys||KO||1||0:59|
Sean Gannon's Amateur Record
|NSF||03/27/2004||Win||Marcelo Virla||Hardcore Fighting Championship 3||TKO/RSC Referee Stoppage from Strikes||2||1:45|
|NSF||12/13/2003||Loss||Mike Dexter||Mass Destruction 14||Submission Rear Naked Choke||2|
|NSF||08/16/2003||Win||Josh Diekmann||Mass Destruction 12||TKO/RSC||1||2:37|
|NSF||06/07/2003||Win||Carlos Cline||Mass Destruction 11||TKO/RSC Referee Stoppage from Bleeding||1||2:02|
|:||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|
Sean "The Cannon" Gannon is a Boston, Massachusetts police officer, and mixed martial arts (MMA) fighter, who gained notoriety on the Internet after video of him fighting Kimbo Slice in a bare-knuckle fight became widely distributed.
This notoriety lead him to be the focus of a front page article on the Boston Herald, and an internal Boston Police investigation into his off-hours activities. The incident also caught the attention of the Ultimate Fighting Championship, who then promoted a fight between him and professional mixed martial arts fighter Branden Lee Hinkle. Gannon lost to Hinkle at UFC 55. Currently, Gannon has a professional MMA record of 1-1 and hasn't fought since losing to Hinkle.
Gannon is also a former Golden Gloves boxer and a state judo champion.