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Age 38
Gender Male
Height 5' 8"
Weight Class Featherweight

James Ballinger is a MMA fighter with a professional fight record of 2 wins, 10 losses and 0 draws

Professional Career Statistics

Pro Record 2-10-0 (Win-Loss-Draw)
Career Length 4 years, 4 months, 19 days
Rounds Fought 13.3
Avg. Fights/Year 2.8
Longest Layoff 1 year, 11 months, 22 days
Quickest Turnaround 2 weeks

Record BreakDown

- KO/TKO SUB DEC
Wins 0 2 0
Losses 1 8 1
Finish Rate 100.0%
Finished Rate 90.0%
Win by Decision Rate 0.0%
Loss by Decision Rate 10.0%
Win by KO Rate 0.0%
Loss by KO Rate 10.0%
Win by SUB Rate 100.0%
Loss by SUB Rate 80.0%
Win Method
Loss Method

Current Streak

3 Losses

Quick Hits

Fastest Win 02:10
Fastest KO -
Fastest SUB 02:10
Ave. Rounds (Ws) 1.0
Ave. Length of Fight (Ws) 04:52
Ave. Rounds (Ls) 1.1
Ave. Length of Fight (Ls) 05:40
Finish Rounds
Finished Rounds

Official Professional Fight Record

Date Opponent Weightclass Method Round Time
Official MMA Fight Results 10/24/2015 L
(2-9-0)
Charles Stanford
(5-5-0)
FTW TKO/RSC (Referee Stoppage from Strikes)
Absolute Action MMA: AAMMA 44
1 1:57
Official MMA Fight Results 04/25/2015 L
(2-8-0)
Michael Short
(0-0-0)
FTW
(137.0 vs. 146.0)
Submission (Kimura)
Trotters Legacy MMA: War Zone
1 1:22
Official MMA Fight Results 02/07/2015 L
(2-7-0)
Isaiah Ferguson
(6-1-0)
FTW
(146.0 vs. 151.0*)
Submission (Rear Naked Choke)
Hardrock MMA 70 Pro/Am 6 Year Anniversary Shepherdsville, KY
1 1:17
Official MMA Fight Results 02/15/2013 W
(1-7-0)
Thomas Wash
(0-1-0)
FTW
(143.0 vs. 145.0)
Submission (Arm Bar)
Hardrock MMA 53 PRO Private Event
2 2:34
Official MMA Fight Results 11/24/2012 L
(1-6-0)
Christopher Griffin
(3-6-0)
FTW
(142.0 vs. 146.0)
Submission (Triangle Choke)
Hardrock MMA 51 PRO/AM
2 3:29
Official MMA Fight Results 09/08/2012 W
(0-6-0)
Braedon Ward
(0-1-0)
LW
(149.0 vs. 155.0)
Submission (Arm Bar)
Hardrock MMA 49
1 2:10
Official MMA Fight Results 07/14/2012 L
(0-5-0)
Chris Dunn
(0-0-0)
BW
(136.0 vs. 136.0)
Submission (Arm Bar)
Absolute Action MMA: AAMMA 27
1 1:47
Official MMA Fight Results 05/18/2012 L
(0-4-0)
Brandon McMahan
(0-1-0)
BW
(133.8 vs. 135.0)
Submission (Arm Bar)
Reality Cage Combat: WV vs. The World
2 1:39
Official MMA Fight Results 02/18/2012 L
(0-3-0)
James Morton, II
(0-0-0)
FTW
(146.0 vs. 147.0*)
Decision (Unanimous Decision)
Absolute Action MMA: AAMMA 23
3 5:00
Official MMA Fight Results 10/14/2011 L
(0-2-0)
Brandon Suber
(1-2-0)
FTW
(145.0 vs. 148.0*)
Submission (Choke)
Absolute Action MMA: AAMMA XIX
3 4:31
Official MMA Fight Results 06/18/2011 L
(0-1-0)
Robert Smith
(0-0-0)
BW
(140.0* vs. 140.0*)
Submission (Arm Bar)
Hardrock MMA 36
1 4:54
Official MMA Fight Results 06/04/2011 L
(0-0-0)
Zachary Sanders
(1-1-0)
FTW
(143.0 vs. 145.0)
Submission (Guillotine Choke)
Absolute Action MMA: AAMMA XIV
1 0:51
* 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

Amateur Career Statistics

Amateur Record 11-8-0 (Win-Loss-Draw)
Career Length 2 years, 9 months, 11 days
Rounds Fought 25.4
Avg. Fights/Year 6.9
Longest Layoff 4 months, 25 days
Quickest Turnaround 1 week

Record BreakDown

- KO/TKO SUB DEC
Wins 0 11 0
Losses 0 6 2
Finish Rate 100.0%
Finished Rate 75.0%
Win by Decision Rate 0.0%
Loss by Decision Rate 25.0%
Win by KO Rate 0.0%
Loss by KO Rate 0.0%
Win by SUB Rate 100.0%
Loss by SUB Rate 75.0%
Win Method
Loss Method

Current Streak

5 Wins

Quick Hits

Fastest Win 00:42
Fastest KO -
Fastest SUB 00:42
Ave. Rounds (Ws) 1.0
Ave. Length of Fight (Ws) 02:51
Ave. Rounds (Ls) 1.9
Ave. Length of Fight (Ls) 05:36
Finish Rounds
Finished Rounds

Official Amateur Fight Record

Date Opponent Weightclass Method Round Time
Official MMA Fight Results 05/07/2011 W
(10-8-0)
Jeremy Philpot
(20-20-0)
FTW
(145.0 vs. 147.0*)
Submission (Arm Bar)
Absolute Action MMA: AAMMA 13
1 0:53
Official MMA Fight Results 01/15/2011 W
(9-8-0)
Casey Jones
(4-1-0)
BW
(136.0 vs. 137.0*)
Submission (Arm Bar)
Absolute Action MMA: The Cyborg Seminar and AAMMA 9 - Nations Collide
4 1:48
Official MMA Fight Results 10/16/2010 W
(8-8-0)
DJ Smith
(4-7-0)
FTW
(145.0 vs. 146.0)
Submission (Guillotine Choke)
Absolute Action MMA: AAMMA VI
2 0:42
Official MMA Fight Results 08/28/2010 W
(7-8-0)
Nicholas Noe
(2-0-0)
FTW
(143.0 vs. 144.0)
Submission (Arm Bar)
Absolute Action MMA "Takeover"
1 1:55
Official MMA Fight Results 08/14/2010 W
(6-8-0)
Cody Kessinger
(5-3-0)
FTW
(141.0 vs. 140.0)
Submission (Arm Bar)
Hardrock MMA 25: Night of the Champions 3 PRO/AM 8/14/2010
1 0:42
Official MMA Fight Results 06/05/2010 L
(6-7-0)
Brandon Suber
(8-2-0)
LW
(148.0 vs. 155.0)
Decision (Unanimous Decision)
Intimidation Cage Fighting- ICF 20: The Return
3 3:00
Official MMA Fight Results 02/20/2010 L
(6-6-0)
Zachary Hicks
(5-2-0)
LW
(154.0 vs. 155.0)
Decision (Unanimous Decision)
ICF 19
3 3:00
Official MMA Fight Results 11/28/2009 NC
(6-6-0)
Chris McKinney
(0-0-0)
FTW
(150.0* vs. 144.0)
No Contest
Hardrock MMA 17: One Year Anniversary
3 0:00
Official MMA Fight Results 09/25/2009 L
(6-5-0)
Phillip White
(4-0-0)
FTW
(146.0 vs. 145.0)
Submission (Arm Bar)
Vyper Fight League 9/25/09
2 2:41
Official MMA Fight Results 09/12/2009 L
(6-4-0)
Jeremy Philpot
(11-11-0)
LW
(150.0 vs. 148.0)
Submission (Rear Naked Choke)
Hardrock MMA 9/12/09
1 1:24
Official MMA Fight Results 05/23/2009 L
(6-3-0)
John Rigdon
(3-0-0)
FTW
(146.0 vs. 144.0)
Submission (Triangle Choke)
Hardrock MMA 5/23/09
1 1:51
Official MMA Fight Results 05/16/2009 L
(6-2-0)
John Hays
(2-1-0)
LW
(154.0 vs. 154.0)
Submission (Rear Naked Choke)
ICF: Sacrifice
2 2:59
Official MMA Fight Results 03/28/2009 W
(5-2-0)
Jeremy Philpot
(6-6-0)
FTW
(145.0 vs. 147.0*)
Submission (Strikes)
Hardrock MMA 3/28/09
1 2:41
Official MMA Fight Results 03/14/2009 L
(5-1-0)
Jeremy Pender
(9-3-0)
FTW
(137.0 vs. 136.0)
Submission (Rear Naked Choke)
Intimidation Cage Fighting 3/14/09
3 2:56
Official MMA Fight Results 01/24/2009 W
(4-1-0)
Kevin Cantley
(2-0-0)
FTW
(146.0 vs. 146.0)
Submission (Triangle Choke)
Intimidation Cage Fighting: Shattered
1 1:45
Official MMA Fight Results 01/10/2009 W
(3-1-0)
David Ward
(1-1-0)
FTW
(145.0 vs. 136.0)
Submission
Hardrock MMA 1/10/09
1 1:20
Official MMA Fight Results 10/25/2008 L
(3-0-0)
James Hettes
(3-0-0)
FTW
(147.0* vs. 147.0*)
Submission (Arm Bar)
Intimidation Cage Fighting 10/25/08
1 2:59
Official MMA Fight Results 09/20/2008 W
(2-0-0)
John Hays
(0-0-0)
FTW
(145.0 vs. 143.0)
Submission (Rear Naked Choke)
Intimidation Cage Fighting 9/20/08
2 1:23
Official MMA Fight Results 08/16/2008 W
(1-0-0)
Robert Robello, II
(0-0-0)
FTW
(146.0 vs. 138.0)
Submission (Arm Bar)
Warrior MMA
1 1:25
Official MMA Fight Results 07/26/2008 W
(0-0-0)
Mike Anthony
(1-0-0)
FTW
(143.0 vs. 147.0*)
Submission (Rear Naked Choke)
Intimidation Cage Fighting
1 1:48
* 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