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Age 30
Gender Male
Height 6' 3"
Weight Class Light-heavyweight

Rakim Cleveland is a MMA fighter with a professional fight record of 19 wins, 13 losses and 1 draws

Professional Career Statistics

Pro Record 19-13-1 (Win-Loss-Draw)
Career Length 8 years, 8 months, 26 days
Rounds Fought 53.5
Avg. Fights/Year 3.8
Longest Layoff 7 months, 24 days
Quickest Turnaround 2 weeks

Record BreakDown

- KO/TKO SUB DEC
Wins 10 7 2
Losses 1 7 5
Finish Rate 89.5%
Finished Rate 61.5%
Win by Decision Rate 10.5%
Loss by Decision Rate 38.5%
Win by KO Rate 52.6%
Loss by KO Rate 7.7%
Win by SUB Rate 36.8%
Loss by SUB Rate 53.8%
Win Method
Loss Method

Current Streak

4 Losses

Quick Hits

Fastest Win 00:07
Fastest KO 00:07
Fastest SUB 01:10
Ave. Rounds (Ws) 1.0
Ave. Length of Fight (Ws) 05:04
Ave. Rounds (Ls) 2.2
Ave. Length of Fight (Ls) 11:13
Finish Rounds
Finished Rounds

Official Professional Fight Record

Date Opponent Weightclass Method Round Time
Official MMA Fight Results 08/08/2019 L
(19-12-1)
Vinicius Magalhaes
(18-11-0)
LHW
(204.8 vs. 205.2)
Submission (Arm Bar)
PFL 6, 2019 Regular Season
1 1:56
Official MMA Fight Results 06/06/2019 L
(19-11-1)
Viktor Nemkov
(28-8-0)
LHW
(204.8 vs. 205.0)
Decision (Unanimous Decision)
PFL 3 - 2019 Regular Season
3 5:00
Official MMA Fight Results 10/13/2018 L
(19-10-1)
Vinicius Magalhaes
(16-9-0)
LHW
(204.4 vs. 204.8)
Submission (Kimura)
PFL 9 - 2018 Playoffs
1 1:20
Official MMA Fight Results 08/02/2018 L
(19-9-1)
Maksim Grishin
(27-7-0)
LHW
(205.0 vs. 204.2)
Submission (Rear Naked Choke)
PFL 5 - 2018 Regular Season
2 4:03
Official MMA Fight Results 06/21/2018 W
(18-9-1)
Rashid Yusupov
(15-3-0)
LHW
(206.0 vs. 204.0)
TKO/RSC
PFL 2 - 2018 Regular Season
3 0:01
Official MMA Fight Results 12/09/2017 W
(17-9-1)
Houston Alexander
(16-15-1)
LHW
(205.0 vs. 203.0)
TKO/RSC (Referee Stoppage from Strikes)
Primus FC
3 3:04
NSF 08/26/2017 NC
(17-9-1)
Vitaly Shemetov
(28-7-0)
LHW No Contest
The Legend King Championship 3
3 0:00
Official MMA Fight Results 04/15/2017 W
(16-9-1)
Houston Alexander
(16-14-1)
LHW
(204.3 vs. 199.9)
TKO/RSC
Extreme Challenge 234
1 4:45
Official MMA Fight Results 12/16/2016 L
(16-8-1)
Tanner Boser
(11-2-0)
HW
(215.0 vs. 262.4)
Decision (Unanimous Decision)
Unified MMA 12/16/16
5 5:00
Official MMA Fight Results 11/23/2016 W
(15-8-1)
Calley Kruger
(6-3-0)
TKO/RSC (Referee Stoppage)
VFC 53: Stallings vs Rhodes
1 1:37
Official MMA Fight Results 09/24/2016 W
(14-8-1)
BJ Lacy
(16-19-3)
LHW
(206.7* vs. 204.0)
Submission (Rear Naked Choke)
Ascendancy Fighting Championship 11
1 3:20
Official MMA Fight Results 06/24/2016 L
(14-7-1)
Mike Rhodes
(9-4-0)
MW
(184.0 vs. 185.0)
Submission (Guillotine Choke)
Victory Fighting Championship 51: Emerson vs West
2 2:42
Official MMA Fight Results 04/01/2016 W
(13-7-1)
Brian Houston
(4-5-0)
LHW
(193.0 vs. 195.0)
KO
VFC 49 Cochrane vs BBMONSTRO
1 0:36
Official MMA Fight Results 02/19/2016 W
(12-7-1)
Jaquis Williams
(6-4-0)
LHW
(205.0 vs. 204.0)
Submission (Strikes)
Victory Fighting Championship 48: Jackson vs Moreno
2 4:32
Official MMA Fight Results 09/04/2015 W
(11-7-1)
Ashdon Lightner
(0-0-0)
LHW
(204.8 vs. 201.0)
Submission (Arm Triangle Choke)
MCC - Midwest Cage Championship 60: Moreno vs Stoddard
1 1:10
Official MMA Fight Results 06/06/2015 W
(10-7-1)
Mark Scudder
(7-3-1)
MW
(182.9 vs. 185.0)
Decision (Unanimous Decision)
VFC Fight Night Harrahs 2
3 5:00
Official MMA Fight Results 03/13/2015 L
(10-6-1)
John Poppie
(5-1-0)
MW
(183.0 vs. 192.8*)
Decision (Unanimous Decision)
MCC - Midwest Cage Championship 58: Moreno vs Stitt
5 5:00
Official MMA Fight Results 11/26/2014 D
(10-6-0)
Robert Morrow
(22-18-0)
LHW
(202.0 vs. 201.0)
Draw
MCC - Midwest Cage Championship 56: Thanksgiving Throwdown
5 5:00
Official MMA Fight Results 08/22/2014 L
(10-5-0)
Steve Montgomery
(6-2-0)
LHW
(191.2 vs. 193.4)
Decision (Split Decision)
Titan FC 29: Ricci vs. Sotiropolous
3 5:00
Official MMA Fight Results 06/27/2014 W
(9-5-0)
Louis DeWerdt
(2-6-0)
HW
(198.0 vs. 220.0)
TKO/RSC
MCC: Midwest Cage Championship 54: Grigsby vs Morrow
1 0:48
Official MMA Fight Results 02/21/2014 L
(9-4-0)
Bubba Bush
(6-2-0)
MW
(182.7 vs. 183.7)
Submission (Rear Naked Choke)
Legacy Fighting Championship 28
2 1:33
Official MMA Fight Results 11/16/2013 W
(8-4-0)
Wayman Carter
(3-2-0)
LHW
(203.0 vs. 204.0)
Submission (Rear Naked Choke)
Carnage
1 3:00
Official MMA Fight Results 11/01/2013 W
(7-4-0)
Armando Herrera
(2-5-0)
LHW
(199.0 vs. 204.0)
TKO/RSC
FFC 1
1 0:44
Official MMA Fight Results 09/28/2013 W
(6-4-0)
Blake Breitsprecher
(4-11-0)
LHW
(193.0 vs. 193.0)
Submission (Strikes)
World War Fighting Championships 13
1 4:33
Official MMA Fight Results 07/13/2013 W
(5-4-0)
Andrew Potter
(0-0-0)
FTW
(145.0 vs. 145.0)
KO (Kick)
World War Fighting Championships 12
1 0:07
Official MMA Fight Results 04/27/2013 W
(4-4-0)
Brian Long
(0-4-0)
LHW
(205.0 vs. 196.0)
TKO/RSC (Referee Stoppage from Strikes)
World War Fighting Championships 11
1 0:29
Official MMA Fight Results 01/26/2013 W
(3-4-0)
Ryan Sutton
(1-2-0)
LHW
(205.7 vs. 204.2)
TKO/RSC (Referee Stoppage from Strikes)
Shamrock Promotions 01/26/13
2 4:14
Official MMA Fight Results 12/01/2012 W
(2-4-0)
John McElroy
(8-8-0)
LHW
(204.0 vs. 205.0)
Submission (Arm Bar)
Iowa Challenge 75
1 1:58
Official MMA Fight Results 08/25/2012 L
(2-3-0)
Nate Rodriguez
(2-0-0)
LHW
(206.0 vs. 204.2)
Submission (Triangle Choke)
Extreme Challenge 218
2 3:20
Official MMA Fight Results 07/07/2012 L
(2-2-0)
Aaron Davis
(3-3-0)
LHW
(205.0 vs. 205.0)
Decision (Split Decision)
IXFA 8 - Delta Downs
3 5:00
Official MMA Fight Results 12/16/2011 L
(2-1-0)
Derrick Lewis
(5-2-0)
HW
(238.5 vs. 247.0)
TKO/RSC
Legacy Fighting Championship
3 1:28
Official MMA Fight Results 04/23/2011 W
(1-1-0)
Dale Mitchell
(1-3-0)
HW
(250.0 vs. 262.0)
Decision
IXFA - Extreme Fighting 04/23/11
3 3:00
Official MMA Fight Results 02/18/2011 W
(0-1-0)
Richard White
(16-7-0)
HW
(259.4 vs. 276.5*)
Submission
Throwdown in Fairfield
2 2:36
Official MMA Fight Results 11/12/2010 L
(0-0-0)
Derrick Lewis
(2-1-0)
HW
(259.0 vs. 249.7)
Submission (Arm Bar)
Worldwide Gladiator Championships 11/12/10
2 1:33
* 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 1-1-0 (Win-Loss-Draw)
Career Length 3 months, 20 days
Rounds Fought 2.0
Avg. Fights/Year 8.0
Longest Layoff 3 months, 20 days
Quickest Turnaround 3 months, 20 days

Record BreakDown

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

Current Streak

1 Win

Quick Hits

Fastest Win 02:03
Fastest KO 02:03
Fastest SUB -
Ave. Rounds (Ws) 0.7
Ave. Length of Fight (Ws) 02:03
Ave. Rounds (Ls) 1.3
Ave. Length of Fight (Ls) 03:56
Finish Rounds
Finished Rounds

Official Amateur Fight Record

Date Opponent Weightclass Method Round Time
Official MMA Fight Results 07/17/2010 W
(0-1-0)
Jeremiah Gunter
(4-0-0)
HW
(256.0 vs. 245.5)
TKO/RSC (Referee Stoppage)
TRCAA 7/17/10
1 2:03
NSF 03/27/2010 L
(0-0-0)
Cody Emery
(0-0-0)
LHW
(200.0 vs. 190.0)
TKO/RSC
Throwdown OTown 5
2 0:56
* 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