Photo of Frank Shamrock
Team The Alliance
Age 46
Gender Male
Height 5' 10"
Weight Class Middleweight

Frank Shamrock is an American MMA fighter. Shamrock was the first to hold the UFC Middleweight Championship (renamed the UFC Light Heavyweight Championship) and retired as the five-time defending undefeated champion. Shamrock was also crowned an Interim King of Pancrase and WEC Light Heavyweight Champion. He has also been the Strikeforce Middleweight Champion. Shamrock has been named "Fighter of the Decade" for the 1990's by the Wrestling Observer, "Best Full Contact Fighter," by Black Belt magazine (1998), and three time "Fighter of the Year" by Full Contact Fighter Magazine. In December 2005, Shamrock opened his first school, Shamrock Martial Arts Academy in San Jose, CA. Shamrock trains his students in kickboxing and submission wrestling. He also manages Team Shamrock, his own fight team. In June 2006, Shamrock was chosen as a coach for the San Jose Razorclaws of the International Fight League. He is the adopted younger brother of MMA fighter and former professional wrestler Ken Shamrock.

Professional Career Statistics

Pro Record 23-10-2 (Win-Loss-Draw)
Career Length 14 years, 3 months, 26 days
Rounds Fought 82.7
Avg. Fights/Year 2.5
Longest Layoff 2 years, 11 months, 11 days
Quickest Turnaround 3 weeks, 1 day

Record BreakDown

- KO/TKO SUB DEC
Wins 3 14 5
Losses 4 2 3
Finish Rate 73.9%
Finished Rate 60.0%
Win by Decision Rate 21.7%
Loss by Decision Rate 30.0%
Win by KO Rate 13.0%
Loss by KO Rate 40.0%
Win by SUB Rate 60.9%
Loss by SUB Rate 20.0%
Win Method
Loss Method

Current Streak

2 Losses

Quick Hits

Fastest Win 00:16
Fastest KO 00:21
Fastest SUB 00:16
Ave. Rounds (Ws) 2.2
Ave. Length of Fight (Ws) 11:04
Ave. Rounds (Ls) 2.7
Ave. Length of Fight (Ls) 13:21
Finish Rounds
Finished Rounds

Official Professional Fight Record

Date Opponent Weightclass Method Round Time
Official MMA Fight Results 04/11/2009 L
(23-9-2)
Nick Diaz
(19-7-0)
MW TKO/RSC
Strikeforce: Shamrock vs. Diaz
2 3:57
NSF 03/29/2008 L
(23-8-2)
Cung Le
(5-0-0)
TKO/RSC (Doctor Stoppage)
Strikeforce - Shamrock vs. Le
3 5:00
NSF 06/22/2007 W
(22-8-2)
Phil Baroni
(10-7-0)
MW
(184.0 vs. 183.0)
Submission (Rear Naked Choke)
Strikeforce: Shamrock vs Baroni
2 4:00
NSF 02/10/2007 L
(22-7-2)
Renzo Gracie
(12-6-1)
Disqualification
Elite Xtreme Combat 1: Destiny
2 2:00
Official MMA Fight Results 03/10/2006 W
(21-7-2)
Cesar Gracie
(0-0-0)
MW
(185.0 vs. 181.5)
KO
Strikeforce 1: Shamrock vs. Gracie
1 0:21
NSF 03/27/2003 W
(20-7-2)
Bryan Pardoe
(5-2-0)
Submission (Arm Bar)
WEC 6: Return of a Legend
1 1:46
NSF 12/10/2000 W
(19-7-2)
Elvis Sinosic
(3-2-1)
Decision
K-1: Grand Prix 2000 Final
5 3:00
NSF 09/24/1999 W
(18-7-2)
Tito Ortiz
(4-1-0)
LHW Submission
UFC 22: There Can Be Only One Champion
4 4:48
NSF 04/23/1999 D
(18-7-1)
Kiyoshi Tamura
(15-3-1)
Draw
Rings: Rise 2nd
3 5:00
NSF 10/16/1998 W
(17-7-1)
John Lober
(3-5-2)
LHW Submission
UFC: Ultimate Brazil
1 7:41
NSF 05/15/1998 W
(16-7-1)
Jeremy Horn
(9-2-3)
LHW Submission (Knee Bar)
UFC 17: Redemption
1 16:30
NSF 03/13/1998 W
(15-7-1)
Igor Zinoviev
(4-0-2)
LHW KO (Slam)
UFC 16: Battle in the Bayou
1 0:22
NSF 12/21/1997 W
(14-7-1)
Kevin Jackson
(3-0-0)
LHW Submission (Arm Bar)
UFC: Ultimate Japan 1
1 0:16
NSF 11/29/1997 W
(13-7-1)
Enson Inoue
(7-2-0)
Disqualification (Corner Interference)
Vale Tudo Japan 97
2 7:17
NSF 10/26/1997 W
(12-7-1)
Wes Gassaway
(7-5-0)
TKO/RSC (3 Rope Escapes)
World Pankration Championships 1
1 11:54
NSF 09/26/1997 W
(11-7-1)
Tsuyoshi Kosaka
(9-3-0)
Decision
Rings: Extension Fighting 7
1 30:00
NSF 01/17/1997 L
(11-6-1)
John Lober
(2-0-1)
Decision (Split Decision)
Superbrawl 3
1 30:00
NSF 12/15/1996 L
(11-5-1)
Kiuma Kunioku
(5-3-2)
Decision (Unanimous Decision)
Pancrase: Truth 10
1 20:00
NSF 09/07/1996 L
(11-4-1)
Yuki Kondo
(6-0-1)
KO (Kick)
Pancrase: 1996 Anniversary Show
1 12:38
NSF 07/22/1996 W
(10-4-1)
Manabu Yamada
(18-11-3)
Submission
Pancrase: 1996 Neo-Blood Tournament, Round 1
1 12:44
NSF 05/16/1996 L
(10-3-1)
Bas Rutten
(16-4-0)
TKO/RSC (Cut)
Pancrase: Truth 5
1 11:11
NSF 04/08/1996 W
(9-3-1)
Osami Shibuya
(3-6-1)
Decision (Lost Points)
Pancrase: Truth 4
1 15:00
NSF 03/02/1996 W
(8-3-1)
Ryushi Yanagisawa
(6-7-1)
Decision (Lost Points)
Pancrase: Truth 2
1 20:00
NSF 01/28/1996 W
(7-3-1)
Minoru Suzuki
(17-6-0)
Submission (Knee Bar)
Pancrase: Truth 1
1 22:53
NSF 12/14/1995 W
(6-3-1)
Vernon White
(5-13-0)
Submission (Achilles Lock)
Pancrase: Eyes Of Beast 7
1 5:23
NSF 11/04/1995 W
(5-3-1)
Masakatsu Funaki
(18-4-0)
Submission (Toe Hold)
Pancrase: Eyes Of Beast 6
1 10:31
NSF 09/01/1995 W
(4-3-1)
Takafumi Ito
(7-1-0)
Submission
Pancrase: 1995 Anniversary Show
1 7:23
NSF 07/23/1995 L
(4-2-1)
Bas Rutten
(10-4-0)
Decision
Pancrase: 1995 Neo-Blood Tournament, Round 2
1 15:00
NSF 06/13/1995 W
(3-2-1)
Takaku Fuke
(9-8-0)
Submission
Pancrase: Eyes Of Beast 5
1 8:16
NSF 05/13/1995 D
(3-2-0)
Allan Goes
(0-0-0)
Draw
Pancrase: Eyes Of Beast 4
1 10:00
NSF 04/08/1995 W
(2-2-0)
Minoru Suzuki
(12-4-0)
Submission
Pancrase: Eyes Of Beast 3
1 3:23
NSF 03/10/1995 L
(2-1-0)
Masakatsu Funaki
(13-3-0)
Submission (Toe Hold)
Pancrase: Eyes of Beast 2
1 5:11
NSF 01/26/1995 W
(1-1-0)
Katsuomi Inagaki
(4-7-0)
Submission
Pancrase: Eyes Of Beast 1
1 6:14
NSF 12/16/1994 W
(0-0-0)
Bas Rutten
(6-2-0)
Decision
Pancrase: King of Pancrase Tournament, Round 1
1 10:00
NSF 12/16/1994 L
(0-0-0)
Manabu Yamada
(11-5-2)
Submission (Ankle Lock)
Pancrase: King of Pancrase Tournament, Round 1
1 8:38
* Bouts marked with an 'Official' logo denote results which have been verified by an ABC-recognized athletic commission
* Bouts marked with an (*) are considered exhibition bouts and do not count towards the fighter's record
* Weights marked with an (*) denote those over the limit for the weight class