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Team Brausa Academy
Age 37
Gender Male
Height 6' 0"
Weight Class Light-heavyweight

Joe Riggs is a MMA fighter with a professional fight record of 49 wins, 18 losses and 1 draws

Professional Career Statistics

Pro Record 49-18-1 (Win-Loss-Draw)
Career Length 17 years, 6 months, 18 days
Rounds Fought 72.1
Avg. Fights/Year 3.9
Longest Layoff 1 year, 1 month, 11 days
Quickest Turnaround 6 days

Record BreakDown

- KO/TKO SUB DEC
Wins 25 19 4
Losses 8 7 3
Finish Rate 89.8%
Finished Rate 83.3%
Win by Decision Rate 8.2%
Loss by Decision Rate 16.7%
Win by KO Rate 51.0%
Loss by KO Rate 44.4%
Win by SUB Rate 38.8%
Loss by SUB Rate 38.9%
Win Method
Loss Method

Current Streak

2 Wins

Quick Hits

Fastest Win 00:00
Fastest KO -
Fastest SUB 00:33
Ave. Rounds (Ws) 1.0
Ave. Length of Fight (Ws) 04:52
Ave. Rounds (Ls) 1.2
Ave. Length of Fight (Ls) 05:56
Finish Rounds
Finished Rounds

Official Professional Fight Record

Date Opponent Weightclass Method Round Time
NSF 04/13/2019 W
(48-18-1)
Jared Torgeson
(15-20-0)
LHW Submission (Rear Naked Choke)
Fusion Fight League: ICF 33- Diesel's Last Ride
1 2:55
Official MMA Fight Results 01/04/2019 W
(47-18-1)
Daniel Yates
(1-0-0)
MW
(185.6 vs. 184.0)
Submission (Strikes)
KOP 63
1 3:31
NSF 06/01/2018 L
(47-17-1)
Artem Frolov
(10-0-0)
MW TKO/RSC (Injury)
M-1 Challenge 93
2 0:46
NSF 03/31/2018 D
(47-17-0)
Boris Polejay
(5-3-0)
MW Draw
M-1 Challenge 90
3 5:00
Official MMA Fight Results 02/24/2018 W
(46-17-0)
Erick Lozano
(8-11-0)
LHW
(194.0 vs. 194.0)
TKO/RSC (Referee Stoppage from Strikes)
KOP 60
2 2:53
NSF 10/27/2017 W
(45-17-0)
Oleg Olenichev
(8-4-0)
TKO/RSC (Referee Stoppage from Strikes)
M-1 Challenge 84
1 3:22
Official MMA Fight Results 09/09/2017 W
(44-17-0)
Shonie Carter
(50-31-7)
LHW
(192.6 vs. 197.2)
TKO/RSC
Fight Night: Medicine Hat 4
2 1:54
NSF 07/22/2017 W
(43-17-0)
Dmitriy Samoylov
(20-13-0)
TKO/RSC (Referee Stoppage from Strikes)
M-1 Challenge 81
3 1:24
Official MMA Fight Results 04/28/2017 W
(42-17-0)
Jerome Jones
(9-9-0)
MW
(182.0 vs. 186.0)
TKO/RSC (Referee Stoppage from Strikes)
WXC 68 Nemesis
1 0:27
Official MMA Fight Results 10/28/2016 W
(41-17-0)
Cody McKenzie
(16-10-0)
MW
(180.9 vs. 180.5)
Submission (Strikes)
Fight Night 2
1 1:51
Official MMA Fight Results 02/21/2016 L
(41-16-0)
Chris Camozzi
(22-10-0)
MW
(186.0 vs. 185.5)
TKO/RSC (Referee Stoppage from Strikes)
UFC Fight Night 83: Cerrone vs Oliveira
1 0:45
Official MMA Fight Results 09/05/2015 W
(40-16-0)
Ronald Stallings
(13-7-0)
MW
(185.5 vs. 184.0)
Disqualification
UFC 191: Johnson vs Dodson
2 2:28
Official MMA Fight Results 04/25/2015 L
(40-15-0)
Patrick Cote
(20-9-0)
WW
(171.0 vs. 171.0)
Decision (Unanimous Decision)
UFC 186: Johnson vs Horiguchi
3 5:00
Official MMA Fight Results 12/13/2014 L
(40-14-0)
Ben Saunders
(17-6-2)
WW
(171.0 vs. 170.0)
TKO/RSC (Injury)
UFC on FOX: Miocic vs Dos Santos
1 0:57
Official MMA Fight Results 11/02/2013 W
(39-14-0)
Mikel Bronzoulis
(15-5-1)
WW
(170.7 vs. 171.0)
Decision (Unanimous Decision)
Bellator MMA: Chandler vs. Alvarez II
3 5:00
Official MMA Fight Results 11/16/2012 W
(38-14-0)
Cristobal Leyva
(3-3-0)
MW
(184.6 vs. 185.0)
TKO/RSC (Referee Stoppage)
Rage in the Cage - RITC 164
1 2:28
Official MMA Fight Results 10/13/2012 W
(37-14-0)
Josh Cavan
(5-2-0)
WW
(169.0 vs. 170.0)
TKO/RSC
Made for War
1 4:16
Official MMA Fight Results 06/22/2012 W
(36-14-0)
Shane Johnson
(9-4-0)
LHW
(195.5 vs. 202.5)
KO
Rage in the Cage - RITC 160
2 2:33
Official MMA Fight Results 05/11/2012 W
(35-14-0)
Aaron Brink
(24-23-0)
LHW
(199.2 vs. 212.2*)
Submission (Arm Bar)
Rage in the Cage - RITC 159
2 1:18
Official MMA Fight Results 11/26/2011 W
(34-14-0)
Shannon Ritch
(51-78-0)
HW
(210.0 vs. 206.0)
TKO/RSC (Referee Stoppage)
Duel for Domination MMA Extravaganza
1 0:55
Official MMA Fight Results 08/27/2011 L
(34-13-0)
Kendall Grove
(13-9-0)
MW
(185.0 vs. 185.0)
Submission (Guillotine Choke)
ProElite: Arlovski vs. Lopez
1 0:59
Official MMA Fight Results 05/07/2011 L
(34-12-0)
Bryan Baker
(11-2-0)
MW
(184.6 vs. 184.0)
TKO/RSC
Bellator Fighting Championships 43
2 3:53
Official MMA Fight Results 01/28/2011 L
(34-11-0)
Jordan Mein
(18-7-0)
MW
(184.0 vs. 177.4)
TKO/RSC
Wreck MMA 01/28/11
2 4:30
Official MMA Fight Results 11/21/2010 W
(33-11-0)
Trent Thorne
(6-3-0)
MW
(185.2 vs. 185.8)
TKO/RSC (Referee Stoppage from Strikes)
King of the Cage: 11/21/10
1 3:56
Official MMA Fight Results 08/13/2010 W
(32-11-0)
Louis Taylor
(6-1-0)
MW
(181.6 vs. 181.2)
Submission
Strikeforce MMA - RITC 8/13/10
3 2:07
Official MMA Fight Results 01/30/2010 L
(32-10-0)
Jay Hieron
(15-4-0)
WW
(170.5 vs. 170.2)
Decision (Unanimous Decision)
STRIKEFORCE - MIAMI
3 5:00
NSF 12/11/2009 W
(31-10-0)
Nick Almen
(4-10-0)
Submission (Strikes)
Ironman MMA 1
1 1:51
NSF 12/04/2009 W
(30-10-0)
David Barnes
(1-1-0)
TKO/RSC (Referee Stoppage from Strikes)
Rage in the Cage - RITC 138
1 0:57
Official MMA Fight Results 06/06/2009 W
(29-10-0)
Phil Baroni
(13-10-0)
WW
(170.0 vs. 168.7)
Decision (Unanimous Decision)
Strikeforce: Lawler vs. Shields
3 5:00
Official MMA Fight Results 11/20/2008 W
(28-10-0)
Luke Stewart
(6-1-0)
WW
(170.5 vs. 170.5)
TKO/RSC (Referee Stoppage from Strikes)
West Coast Productions
2 2:05
NSF 09/20/2008 L
(28-9-0)
Kazuo Misaki
(21-8-2)
TKO/RSC
Strikeforce - Playboy Mansion II
2 2:29
Official MMA Fight Results 07/26/2008 W
(27-9-0)
Matt Dempsey
(0-0-0)
MW
(185.0 vs. 185.0)
Submission (Rear Naked Choke)
Rage in the Cage 112
1 0:00
Official MMA Fight Results 02/23/2008 L
(27-8-0)
Cory Devela
(5-2-0)
MW
(184.0 vs. 184.0)
Submission
Strikeforce at the Dome
1 1:22
NSF 09/29/2007 W
(26-8-0)
Eugene Jackson
(13-8-0)
MW KO (Strike)
StrikeForce- Playboy Mansion
1 3:56
NSF 07/21/2007 W
(25-8-0)
Dan Chambers
(8-3-0)
Submission (Triangle Choke)
Hardcore Championship Fighting 1
1 3:25
Official MMA Fight Results 12/13/2006 L
(25-7-0)
Diego Sanchez
(16-0-0)
WW KO
UFC Fight Night 7: Sanchez vs. Riggs
1 1:45
Official MMA Fight Results 08/17/2006 W
(24-7-0)
Jason Von Flue
(11-5-1)
WW
(170.0 vs. 170.0)
Submission (Triangle Choke)
UFC Fight Night 6
1 2:01
Official MMA Fight Results 05/27/2006 L
(24-6-0)
Mike Swick
(8-1-0)
MW
(184.5 vs. 185.0)
Submission (Guillotine Choke)
UFC 60: Hughes vs. Gracie
1 2:19
Official MMA Fight Results 02/04/2006 W
(23-6-0)
Nick Diaz
(11-4-0)
WW
(169.5 vs. 170.0)
Decision (Unanimous Decision)
UFC 57: Liddell vs Couture 3
3 5:00
Official MMA Fight Results 11/19/2005 L
(23-5-0)
Matt Hughes
(36-4-0)
MW
(172.0 vs. 170.0)
Submission (Kimura)
UFC 56: Full Force
1 3:28
NSF 10/07/2005 W
(22-5-0)
Chris Lytle
(19-11-5)
TKO/RSC
UFC 55: Fury
2 2:00
NSF 05/19/2005 W
(21-5-0)
Rob Kimmons
(3-0-0)
MW Submission (Strikes)
WEC 15: Judgement Day
1 1:24
Official MMA Fight Results 04/16/2005 L
(21-4-0)
Ivan Salaverry
(10-4-0)
MW
(185.0 vs. 184.0)
Submission (Triangle Choke)
UFC 52: Couture vs. Liddell 2
1 2:42
NSF 11/13/2004 W
(20-4-0)
Thomas Gil
(3-2-0)
Submission (Arm Bar)
Rage in the Cage 66: Thanks Tri-Valley
1 2:05
NSF 10/21/2004 W
(19-4-0)
Chilo Gonzalez
(2-4-0)
Submission (Strikes)
WEC 12: Halloween Fury 3
1 1:50
Official MMA Fight Results 08/21/2004 W
(18-4-0)
Joseph Doerksen
(27-5-0)
MW
(185.0 vs. 184.5)
TKO/RSC
UFC 49: Unfinished Business
2 3:39
NSF 05/28/2004 W
(17-4-0)
Shane Johnson
(4-2-0)
KO (Punches)
Xtreme Cage Fighter 5: Night of Champions
NSF 05/07/2004 W
(16-4-0)
Kendall Grove
(3-0-0)
KO (Elbow)
Rumble On The Rock 5
1 1:31
NSF 04/30/2004 W
(15-4-0)
Dave Vitkay
(3-1-0)
KO
International Cage Combat: Trials 2
1 5:00
NSF 03/20/2004 W
(14-4-0)
John Renken
(15-27-4)
KO
Rage in the Cage 60: When the Saint Comes Marching In
1 0:28
Official MMA Fight Results 01/31/2004 W
(13-4-0)
Chris Kiever
(3-4-1)
LHW
(203.0 vs. 205.0)
KO
International Fighting Championship: Battleground Tahoe
1 0:49
NSF 01/16/2004 L
(13-3-0)
Alex Stiebling
(14-5-1)
Submission (Triangle Choke)
WEC 9: Cold Blooded
2 5:00
NSF 12/13/2003 W
(12-3-0)
Cory Timmerman
(9-5-0)
Submission (Arm Bar)
Rage in the Cage 57: Tucson Revisited
1 1:11
Official MMA Fight Results 12/06/2003 W
(11-3-0)
Frank Alcala
(2-6-0)
LHW
(195.5 vs. 181.0)
TKO/RSC
International Fighting Championship: Rumble on the Rio
1 0:31
Official MMA Fight Results 09/13/2003 TBD
(11-3-0)
Andy Montana
(11-2-0)
Unknown (No Contest)
Rage in the Cage 53: The Beat Goes On
NSF 07/19/2003 W
(10-3-0)
Greg Wiken
(12-10-0)
TKO/RSC
Evolution Combat Sports
3 5:00
NSF 06/21/2003 W
(9-3-0)
Will Hammond
(1-0-0)
TKO/RSC (Punches)
Montana Art of War 2
1 5:00
NSF 03/01/2003 L
(9-2-0)
Travis Fulton
(122-36-8)
Submission (Choke)
Rage in the Cage 45: Finally
1 0:48
NSF 01/18/2003 W
(8-2-0)
Herb Dean
(1-0-0)
Submission (Strikes)
Rage in the Cage 43: The Match
1 0:52
NSF 12/28/2002 L
(8-1-0)
Wesley Correira
(8-4-0)
KO
Rumble On The Rock 1
2 2:07
NSF 12/07/2002 W
(7-1-0)
Lemuel Vincent
(0-0-0)
TKO/RSC
Rage in the Cage 42: Road Trip
1 0:23
NSF 10/19/2002 W
(6-1-0)
Allen Sullivan
(13-6-0)
Submission (Arm Bar)
Rage in the Cage 39: Bring it On
3 1:57
NSF 09/07/2002 W
(5-1-0)
Joe Pardo
(4-5-0)
Decision (Unanimous Decision)
Rage in the Cage 38: Let's Roll
3 3:00
NSF 06/22/2002 W
(4-1-0)
Jess Morton
(0-0-0)
TKO/RSC
Rage in the Cage 36: The Rematch
1 3:00
NSF 05/03/2002 W
(3-1-0)
Andy Montana
(2-0-0)
Submission (Strikes)
Rage in the Cage 35: This Time It's Personal
1 1:24
NSF 03/15/2002 L
(3-0-0)
Homer Moore
(11-1-1)
Decision (Unanimous Decision)
Rage in the Cage 34: Unfinished Business
3 3:00
NSF 02/02/2002 W
(2-0-0)
Joey Vigueria
(4-3-0)
Submission (Strikes)
Rage in the Cage 33: The "Big" Show
1 2:00
NSF 11/07/2001 W
(1-0-0)
Justin Lyon
(2-3-0)
Submission (Strikes)
Rage in the Cage 31
1 0:33
NSF 09/26/2001 W
(0-0-0)
Ryan Roath
(4-2-0)
Submission (Strikes)
Rage in the Cage 30: Soaring to New Heights
1 2:32
* 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