Mike
Whitehead

"Iron"
  • Age:
    39
  • Gender:
    Male
  • Height:
    6' 1"
  • Weight:
    250
  • Fighting Out Of:
    UT

Stats

W-L-D
26-8-0
(T)KO
6-4
SUB
14-0

Mike
Whitehead

"Iron"
  • Age:
    39
  • Gender:
    Male
  • Height:
    6' 1"
  • Weight:
    250
  • Fighting Out Ofs:
    UT

Stats

W-L-D
26-8-0
(T)KO
6-4
SUB
14-0
Fighter Currently Serving Suspension (NDBC)

Professional Career Statistics

Current Streak

  • Losses:
    1

Quick Hits

  • Fastest Win:
    00:00
  • Fastest KO:
    00:00
  • Fastest SUB:
    00:59

(T)KO/DEC/SUB Rates

  • Finish Rate:
    76.9%
  • Finished Rate:
    50%
  • Win by Decision Rate:
    23.1%
  • Loss by Decision Rate:
    50%
  • Win by KO Rate:
    23.1%
  • Loss by KO Rate:
    50%
  • Win by SUB Rate:
    53.8%
  • Loss by SUB Rate:
    0%

Time in cage

  • Pro Record:
    26-8-0 (Win-Loss-Draw)
  • Career Length:
    14 years, 8 months, 25 days
  • Rounds Fought:
    46.5
  • Avg. Fights/Year:
    2.3
  • Longest Layoff:
    4 years, 1 month, 13 days
  • Quickest Turnaround:
    1 days

By the rounds

  • Ave. Rounds (Ws):
    1.2
  • Ave. Length of Fight (Ws):
    06:13
  • Ave. Rounds (Ls):
    1.8
  • Ave. Length of Fight (Ls):
    08:50

Professional Fight Record

Date Res. Opponent Weightclass Method Round Time
12/05/2015
Loss
26-7-0
Brian Heden
(27-15-0)
Super-Heavyweight
333 vs 302
Decision (Unanimous Decision)
Winter Brawl 12/05/15
3 05:00
10/22/2011
Win
25-7-0
Jojo Thompson
(4-5-0)
Super-Heavyweight
287 vs 279.4
Submission
RITC 156
1 01:58
NSF
12/10/2010
Win
24-7-0
Eddie Sanchez
(13-4-0)

Decision (Split Decision)
PURE Fighting Championships 6
3 05:00
NSF
07/10/2010
Win
23-7-0
Chase Gormley
(5-2-0)
Heavyweight
TKO/RSC (Referee Stoppage from Strikes)
IFC - Extreme Challenge 154
4 03:43
12/19/2009
Loss
23-6-0
Muhammed Lawal
(5-0-0)
Light-heavyweight
KO (Strike)
Strikeforce Evolution
1 03:08
06/06/2009
Win
22-6-0
Kevin Randleman
(17-12-0)
Light-heavyweight
206.5 vs 204
Decision (Unanimous Decision)
Strikeforce: Lawler vs. Shields
3 05:00
10/29/2008
Win
21-6-0
Leo Pla
(7-1-0)
Heavyweight
257 vs 205
Submission
M-1
1 01:20
07/19/2008
Loss
21-5-0
Renato Sobral
(29-8-0)
Light-heavyweight
206 vs 201
Decision (Unanimous Decision)
Affliction: Banned
3 05:00
05/10/2008
Win
20-5-0
Zach Jensen
(4-1-0)
Heavyweight
261.8 vs 265
Submission (Arm Lock)
Beatdown II at 4 Bears
1 02:06
04/18/2008
Win
19-5-0
Soakai Pulu
(0-0-0)
Heavyweight
267.5 vs 291.5
Submission (Keylock)
Throwdown ETC: Showdown
1 00:59
NSF
12/09/2007
Win
18-5-0
Daniel Sarafian
(1-0-0)

Decision (Unanimous Decision)
Plainum Fighting Productions - Ring of Fire
3 05:00
06/16/2007
Win
17-5-0
Vernon White
(26-31-2)
Light-heavyweight
206 vs 204
TKO/RSC
International Fight League: 06/16/07
2 00:54
NSF
04/13/2007
Win
16-5-0
Wojtek Kaszowski
(0-5-0)

TKO/RSC (Referee Stoppage from Strikes)
International Fight League: 2007 Season
1 02:43
12/29/2006
Win
15-5-0
Krzysztof Soszynski
(12-5-1)
Flyweight
Decision (Unanimous Decision)
International Fight League: World Team Championship Finals
3 05:00
11/02/2006
Win
14-5-0
Mark Kerr
(13-4-0)

TKO/RSC (Referee Stoppage from Strikes)
International Fight League: World Team Semi-Finals
1 02:40
09/23/2006
Win
13-5-0
Mike Buchkovich
(8-2-1)
Heavyweight
254.6 vs 251.8
Submission (Strikes)
Combat Fighting Championship 2
1 04:04
NSF
09/15/2006
Win
12-5-0
Ruben Villareal
(10-8-3)

Submission (Keylock)
Valor Fighting: Showdown At Cache Creek 2
1 01:02
NSF
08/05/2006
Win
11-5-0
Rich Beecroft
(2-1-0)

Submission (Keylock)
Rage in the Cage 85
1 01:17
NSF
06/10/2006
Win
10-5-0
Rocky Batastini
(6-14-0)

Submission (Kimura)
Rage in the Cage 83: Xtreme Cage Fighting
1 05:00
NSF
03/18/2006
Win
9-5-0
Robert Beraun
(7-3-0)

Submission (Kimura)
Rage in the Cage 80: Fight Night at the Fort
1 02:57
02/04/2006
Loss
9-4-0
Keith Jardine
(10-1-1)
Light-heavyweight
206 vs 206
Decision (Unanimous Decision)
UFC 57: Liddell vs Couture 3
3 05:00
07/08/2005
Loss
9-4-0
Rashad Evans
(5-0-0)
Heavyweight
251 vs 222
Decision (Unanimous Decision)
UFC: The Ultimate Fighter Season 2 - Elimination Bout 8
3 05:00
NSF
04/22/2005
Win
8-4-0
Travis Fulton
(166-41-8)

Submission (Headlock Choke)
Extreme Challenge 61
1 01:48
NSF
03/25/2005
Win
7-4-0
Aaron Brink
(19-11-0)

Decision
Universal Above Ground Fighting: Clover Combat
3 05:00
NSF
03/05/2005
Win
6-4-0
Matt Bear
(3-1-0)

Submission (Strikes)
Victory Fighting Championships 9
2 00:54
NSF
01/22/2005
Loss
5-3-0
Brandon Vera
(2-0-0)

TKO/RSC (Doctor Stoppage from a Broken Nose)
WEC 13: Heavyweight Explosion
2 01:12
NSF
01/22/2005
Win
5-3-0
Terrell Dees
(0-0-0)

Submission (Neck Crank)
WEC 13: Heavyweight Explosion
1 03:43
NSF
09/24/2004
Win
4-3-0
Demian Decorah
(6-9-0)

TKO/RSC (Referee Stoppage from Strikes)
Extreme Challenge 59
1 03:25
NSF
08/28/2004
Win
3-3-0
Brian Stromberg
(4-2-0)

Submission
Sport Fight 5: Stadium
2 05:00
NSF
06/11/2004
Win
2-3-0
Karl Knothe
(2-0-0)

Submission (Neck Crank)
Extreme Challenge 58
1 01:17
NSF
03/28/2003
Loss
2-2-0
Alex Paz
(0-1-0)

Decision
Hook N Shoot: Absolute Fighting Championship 2
2 05:00
NSF
04/27/2002
Loss
1-1-0
Tim Sylvia
(9-0-0)

TKO/RSC (Referee Stoppage from Stikes)
Superbrawl 24: Return of the Heavyweights Day 2
1 02:38
NSF
04/27/2002
Win
1-1-0
Ben Rothwell
(10-1-0)

Decision (Unanimous Decision (20-18), (20-18), (20-18)
Superbrawl 24: Return of the Heavyweights Day 2
2 05:00
NSF
04/26/2002
Loss
1-0-0
Tim Sylvia
(8-0-0)

TKO/RSC (Referee Stoppage from Strikes)
Superbrawl 24: Return of the Heavyweights Day 1
1 03:46
NSF
03/10/2001
Win
0-0-0
Kim Bower
(0-0-0)

TKO/RSC (Referee Stoppage)
Gladiators Vale Tudo 2
00:00

* 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

Current Streak

  • Wins:
    3

Quick Hits

  • Fastest Win:
    00:00
  • Fastest KO:
    00:37
  • Fastest SUB:
    00:00

(T)KO/DEC/SUB Rates

  • Finish Rate:
    66.7%
  • Finished Rate:
    100%
  • Win by Decision Rate:
    33.3%
  • Loss by Decision Rate:
    0%
  • Win by KO Rate:
    66.7%
  • Loss by KO Rate:
    100%
  • Win by SUB Rate:
    0%
  • Loss by SUB Rate:
    0%

Time in cage

  • Pro Record:
    3-1-0 (Win-Loss-Draw)
  • Career Length:
    8 years, 3 months, 11 days
  • Rounds Fought:
    1.2
  • Avg. Fights/Year:
    0.5
  • Longest Layoff:
    6 years, 2 month, 29 days
  • Quickest Turnaround:
    7 months, 12 days

By the rounds

  • Ave. Rounds (Ws):
    0.4
  • Ave. Length of Fight (Ws):
    01:12
  • Ave. Rounds (Ls):
    0
  • Ave. Length of Fight (Ls):
    00:00

Amateur Fight Record

Date Res. Opponent Weightclass Method Round Time
NSF
08/16/2008
Win
2-1-0
Norman Baker
(0-0-0)
Light-heavyweight
KO
Crossroads Challenge 4: Bad Blood
1 00:37
NSF
05/18/2002
Win
1-1-0
Dan Corpstein
(3-1-0)

TKO/RSC (Referee Stoppage from Strikes)
Desert Brawl 4
2 00:00
NSF
10/06/2001
Win
0-1-0
Andy West
(0-0-0)

Decision (Points)
Desert Brawl 2
00:00
NSF
05/05/2000
Loss
0-0-0
Dax Mcmillen
(0-0-0)

TKO/RSC
Kumite 5
03:00

* 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