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Age 37
Gender Male
Height 5' 10"
Weight Class Welterweight

James Birdsley is a MMA fighter with a professional fight record of 20 wins, 15 losses and 0 draws

Professional Career Statistics

Pro Record 20-15-0 (Win-Loss-Draw)
Career Length 6 years, 11 months, 22 days
Rounds Fought 35.1
Avg. Fights/Year 5.1
Longest Layoff 11 months, 7 days
Quickest Turnaround 5 days

Record BreakDown

- KO/TKO SUB DEC
Wins 5 15 0
Losses 6 5 3
Finish Rate 100.0%
Finished Rate 73.3%
Win by Decision Rate 0.0%
Loss by Decision Rate 20.0%
Win by KO Rate 25.0%
Loss by KO Rate 40.0%
Win by SUB Rate 75.0%
Loss by SUB Rate 33.3%
Win Method
Loss Method

Current Streak

4 Losses

Quick Hits

Fastest Win 00:30
Fastest KO 02:28
Fastest SUB 00:30
Ave. Rounds (Ws) 0.8
Ave. Length of Fight (Ws) 04:04
Ave. Rounds (Ls) 1.3
Ave. Length of Fight (Ls) 06:15
Finish Rounds
Finished Rounds

Official Professional Fight Record

Date Opponent Weightclass Method Round Time
Official MMA Fight Results 01/20/2012 L
(20-15-0)
Mike Arrant
(6-6-0)
WW
(170.5 vs. 169.0)
TKO/RSC (Referee Stoppage from Strikes)
Last Man Standing II MMA Tournament*
1 2:39
Official MMA Fight Results 10/28/2011 L
(20-14-0)
Jake Paul
(14-11-0)
WW
(179.5* vs. 171.0)
Decision (Unanimous Decision)
SteelFist Fight Night 3
3 5:00
Official MMA Fight Results 08/20/2011 L
(20-13-0)
John Gunderson
(19-9-0)
LW
(161.0* vs. 161.0*)
Submission (Rear Naked Choke)
Superior Cage Combat 2
2 2:06
Official MMA Fight Results 07/29/2011 L
(20-12-0)
Eddy Ellis
(14-12-1)
WW
(168.5 vs. 164.5)
Submission (Verbal Submission)
Caged Combat 4
2 1:33
NSF 04/02/2011 L
(20-11-0)
Ryan Healy
(15-9-1)
LW TKO/RSC (Referee Stoppage from Strikes)
Fight Night Entertainment: Fight Night - Round 14
2 1:04
Official MMA Fight Results 02/25/2011 W
(19-11-0)
Troy Dennison
(3-1-0)
WW
(170.5 vs. 163.0)
Submission (Guillotine Choke)
The Ultimate Combat 02/25/11
1 1:50
Official MMA Fight Results 02/11/2011 L
(19-10-0)
Cameron Diffley
(0-0-0)
MW
(169.5 vs. 185.5)
Submission (Arm Triangle Choke)
The Ultimate Combat 02/11/11
1 1:18
Official MMA Fight Results 01/28/2011 L
(19-9-0)
Dan Gardner
(3-1-0)
WW
(170.0 vs. 168.0)
TKO/RSC (Referee Stoppage from Strikes)
Showdown Fights: New Blood
1 4:50
Official MMA Fight Results 09/25/2010 L
(19-8-0)
Gordon Bell
(5-0-0)
LW
(155.5 vs. 153.5)
Submission (Strikes)
Crown Fighting Championships (CFC) 9/25/10
1 2:26
Official MMA Fight Results 08/14/2010 W
(18-8-0)
Mike Joy
(8-5-0)
LW
(155.2 vs. 154.5)
TKO/RSC
Knockouts & Tapouts
2 4:46
Official MMA Fight Results 03/26/2010 L
(18-7-0)
Mario Espinoza
(10-6-0)
WW
(164.0 vs. 171.5*)
TKO/RSC (Referee Stoppage from Strikes)
Ultimate Combat Experience 3/26/10
1 1:30
Official MMA Fight Results 02/27/2010 W
(17-7-0)
Dan Berry
(12-11-0)
LW
(156.0 vs. 154.0)
Submission (Rear Naked Choke)
Ultimate Combat Experience 2/27/10
1 3:19
Official MMA Fight Results 03/20/2009 W
(16-7-0)
Eric Hernandez
(2-1-0)
LW
(155.5 vs. 156.0)
Submission (Kimura)
Ultimate Combat Experience 3/20/09
1 2:40
Official MMA Fight Results 02/27/2009 W
(15-7-0)
Nate Tayborn
(2-1-0)
LW
(155.5 vs. 153.5)
Submission (Arm Bar)
Ultimate Combat Experience 2/27/09
2 1:03
NSF 12/19/2008 L
(15-6-0)
Tallon Torres
(1-0-0)
KO
Ultimate Combat Experience: Round 32 - Episode 24
1 0:28
Official MMA Fight Results 07/19/2008 L
(15-5-0)
Ricardo Lamas
(2-0-0)
LW
(154.0 vs. 154.0)
Decision (Unanimous Decision)
Warriors Collide 4
2 5:00
Official MMA Fight Results 07/12/2008 W
(14-5-0)
Lucus Montoya
(1-0-0)
LW
(154.5 vs. 155.5)
Submission (Guillotine Choke)
Jeremy Horn's Elite Fight Night 3
1 0:31
NSF 12/01/2007 W
(13-5-0)
Sterling Nitsuma
(2-0-0)
Submission (Rear Naked Choke)
Ultimate Combat Experience: Round 28-Worlds Collide
1 1:46
Official MMA Fight Results 11/17/2007 W
(12-5-0)
Oliver Bradstreet
(12-4-0)
TKO/RSC
Ultimate Combat Experience: Round 28 - Episode 7 Day 2
2 1:48
Official MMA Fight Results 09/22/2007 W
(11-5-0)
Mike Arrant
(0-0-0)
Submission (Rear Naked Choke)
Ultimate Combat Experience: Round 27 - Finals
2 1:05
Official MMA Fight Results 08/25/2007 W
(10-5-0)
Oliver Bradstreet
(10-2-0)
Submission (Arm Bar)
Ultimate Combat Experience: Round 27 - Episode 7
1 2:44
Official MMA Fight Results 08/04/2007 W
(9-5-0)
Ty Hamblin
(0-0-0)
Submission (Arm Bar)
Ultimate Combat Experience: Round 27 - Episode 4
1 2:37
NSF 05/05/2007 L
(9-4-0)
Blake Fredrickson
(10-4-1)
Disqualification
Sport Fight 19: Cinco De Mayhem
3 5:00
Official MMA Fight Results 02/02/2007 W
(8-4-0)
Logan Hancock
(0-0-0)
WW
(169.0 vs. 163.0)
Submission
Busch Cree Promotions
1 2:58
NSF 11/18/2006 W
(7-4-0)
Lance Gorman
(2-0-0)
TKO/RSC (Referee Stoppage from Strikes)
Ultimate Combat Experience: Round 23 - Finals
1 2:28
NSF 10/20/2006 W
(6-4-0)
Josh Schmidt
(0-1-0)
Submission (Punches)
Max Muscle Vale Tudo 1
1 5:00
Official MMA Fight Results 10/14/2006 L
(6-3-0)
Raphael Assuncao
(8-0-0)
LW
(155.0 vs. 152.0)
Submission (Rear Naked Choke)
Cage Fighting Championship (Colorado): Border Warz
3 1:42
Official MMA Fight Results 09/30/2006 W
(5-3-0)
Robert Densley
(4-6-0)
Submission (Shoulder Choke)
Ultimate Combat Experience: Round 23 - Episode 1
1 1:03
NSF 09/09/2006 W
(4-3-0)
Blaise Soares
(1-2-0)
Submission (Rear Naked Choke)
Ultimate Combat Experience: Round 22 - Finals
1 2:27
NSF 06/09/2006 L
(4-2-0)
Logan Handcock
(0-0-0)
TKO/RSC (Referee Stoppage from Strikes)
Xtreme Mixed Martial Arts 3
1 0:45
NSF 03/18/2006 W
(3-2-0)
Norman Pierce
(6-3-0)
Submission (Choke)
Rage in the Cage 80: Fight Night at the Fort
1 0:30
NSF 01/07/2006 L
(3-1-0)
Michael Gates
(5-1-0)
Decision (Unanimous Decision)
Ultimate Combat Experience: Round 19 - Episode 1
3 5:00
NSF 07/23/2005 W
(2-1-0)
Steve Sharp
(14-4-0)
Submission (Rear Naked Choke)
Ultimate Combat Experience: Round 16 - Episode 3
3 5:00
NSF 06/25/2005 W
(1-1-0)
Larry Garrison
(1-1-0)
TKO/RSC (Referee Stoppage from Punches)
Ultimate Combat Experience: Round 15 - Finals
1 5:00
NSF 11/27/2004 L
(1-0-0)
Steve Sharp
(10-2-0)
KO
Ultimate Combat Experience: Brawls of Fall 2 - Finals
1 0:08
NSF 11/06/2004 W
(0-0-0)
Michael Platt
(0-0-0)
KO
Ultimate Combat Experience: Brawls of Fall 2 - Episode 5
1 5:00
* 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 20-1-0 (Win-Loss-Draw)
Career Length 3 years
Rounds Fought 18.8
Avg. Fights/Year 7.0
Longest Layoff 11 months, 1 day
Quickest Turnaround 1 week

Record BreakDown

- KO/TKO SUB DEC
Wins 9 10 1
Losses 0 0 1
Finish Rate 95.0%
Finished Rate 0.0%
Win by Decision Rate 5.0%
Loss by Decision Rate 100.0%
Win by KO Rate 45.0%
Loss by KO Rate 0.0%
Win by SUB Rate 50.0%
Loss by SUB Rate 0.0%
Win Method
Loss Method

Current Streak

8 Wins

Quick Hits

Fastest Win 00:00
Fastest KO 01:13
Fastest SUB 00:55
Ave. Rounds (Ws) 0.9
Ave. Length of Fight (Ws) 02:48
Ave. Rounds (Ls) 0.0
Ave. Length of Fight (Ls) 00:00
Finish Rounds
Finished Rounds

Official Amateur Fight Record

Date Opponent Weightclass Method Round Time
Official MMA Fight Results 11/10/2007 W
(19-1-0)
Jake Ka'awa
(1-0-0)
TKO/RSC (Referee Stoppage from Strikes)
Ultimate Combat Experience: Round 28 - Episode 6
1 1:41
NSF 12/09/2006 W
(18-1-0)
Donny Raines
(8-4-1)
Submission (Rear Naked Choke)
Ultimate Combat Experience: Round 24 - Episode 2
1 2:00
NSF 08/26/2006 W
(17-1-0)
Jason Allgire
(5-6-0)
Submission (Strikes)
Ultimate Combat Experience: Round 22 - Episode 6
1 1:50
NSF 08/05/2006 W
(16-1-0)
Mike Arrant
(2-1-0)
TKO/RSC (Referee Stoppage from Strikes)
Ultimate Combat Experience: Round 22 - Episode 3
2 1:22
NSF 06/17/2006 W
(15-1-0)
Bill Brewer
(3-4-0)
Submission (Referee Stoppage from a Rear Naked Choke)
Ultimate Combat Experience: Round 21 - Finals
1 1:56
Official MMA Fight Results 05/20/2006 W
(14-1-0)
Harold Lucambio
(4-6-0)
Submission (Rear Naked Choke)
Ultimate Combat Experience: Round 21 - Episode 2
2 2:39
NSF 05/13/2006 W
(13-1-0)
Jake Paul
(7-4-0)
Submission (Rear Naked Choke)
Ultimate Combat Experience: Round 21 - Episode 1
1 2:11
NSF 04/22/2006 W
(12-1-0)
Jake Paul
(7-3-0)
Submission (Rear Naked Choke)
Ultimate Combat Experience: Round 20 - Episode 8
1 2:43
NSF 03/25/2006 L
(12-0-0)
Oliver Bradstreet
(12-0-0)
Decision (Unanimous Decision)
Ultimate Combat Experience: Round 20 - Episode 4
NSF 02/18/2006 W
(11-0-0)
Garrett Barlow
(5-1-0)
Submission (Rear Naked Choke)
Ultimate Combat Experience: Round 19 - Finals
3 1:45
NSF 02/04/2006 W
(10-0-0)
Eric Kooiman
(0-0-0)
KO
Ultimate Combat Experience: Round 19 - Episode 5
1 3:00
NSF 01/21/2006 W
(9-0-0)
Josh VanderVeur
(5-1-0)
Decision (Unanimous Decision)
Ultimate Combat Experience: Round 19 - Episode 3
NSF 08/27/2005 W
(8-0-0)
John Lopez
(0-0-0)
Submission (Rear Naked Choke)
Ultimate Combat Experience: Round 16 - Finals
1 1:17
NSF 08/13/2005 W
(7-0-0)
Sterling Nitsuma
(3-1-0)
TKO/RSC (Didn't Answer the Bell for Round 3)
Ultimate Combat Experience: Round 16 - Episode 6
2 3:00
NSF 06/11/2005 W
(6-0-0)
William Calhoun
(4-2-0)
TKO/RSC
Ultimate Combat Experience: Round 15 - Episode 6
1 2:53
NSF 06/04/2005 W
(5-0-0)
Trev Payne
(5-7-0)
Submission (Arm Bar)
Ultimate Combat Experience: Round 15 - Episode 5
1 3:00
NSF 05/21/2005 W
(4-0-0)
Donny Raines
(7-2-1)
TKO/RSC (Doctor Stoppage from a Cut)
Ultimate Combat Experience: Round 15 - Episode 3
1 1:13
NSF 05/07/2005 W
(3-0-0)
Matt Raines
(3-0-0)
TKO/RSC (Punches)
Ultimate Combat Experience: Round 15 - Episode 1
1 1:53
NSF 04/16/2005 W
(2-0-0)
Jeremy Kramer
(0-2-0)
TKO/RSC
Ultimate Combat Experience: Round 14 - Semi-Finals
1 3:00
NSF 11/13/2004 W
(1-0-0)
Jimmy Stewart
(0-0-0)
Submission (Choke)
Ultimate Combat Experience: Brawls of Fall 2 - Episode 6
1 0:55
NSF 10/23/2004 W
(0-0-0)
Dustin Hart
(1-3-0)
TKO/RSC (Slam)
Ultimate Combat Experience: Brawls of Fall 2 - Episode 3
1 3:00
* 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