Photo of TJ O'Brien
Team Des Moines Jiu Jitsu & Precision Combat Training
Age 32
Gender Male
Height 6' 2"
Weight Class Featherweight

TJ O'Brien is a MMA fighter with a professional fight record of 21 wins, 8 losses and 0 draws

Professional Career Statistics

Pro Record 21-8-0 (Win-Loss-Draw)
Career Length 8 years, 1 month, 30 days
Rounds Fought 23.8
Avg. Fights/Year 3.6
Longest Layoff 1 year, 1 month, 10 days
Quickest Turnaround 1 week, 6 days

Record BreakDown

- KO/TKO SUB DEC
Wins 0 20 1
Losses 2 6 0
Finish Rate 95.2%
Finished Rate 100.0%
Win by Decision Rate 4.8%
Loss by Decision Rate 0.0%
Win by KO Rate 0.0%
Loss by KO Rate 25.0%
Win by SUB Rate 95.2%
Loss by SUB Rate 75.0%
Win Method
Loss Method

Current Streak

1 Loss

Quick Hits

Fastest Win 00:50
Fastest KO -
Fastest SUB 00:50
Ave. Rounds (Ws) 0.8
Ave. Length of Fight (Ws) 03:48
Ave. Rounds (Ls) 1.0
Ave. Length of Fight (Ls) 04:52
Finish Rounds
Finished Rounds

Official Professional Fight Record

Date Opponent Weightclass Method Round Time
Official MMA Fight Results 06/19/2015 L
(21-7-0)
Eric Howser
(7-1-0)
FTW
(144.2 vs. 144.5)
KO
MCC - Midwest Cage Championship 59: Howser vs O'Brien
1 0:12
Official MMA Fight Results 05/09/2014 W
(20-7-0)
Jacob Volkmann
(17-5-0)
WW
(160.0 vs. 161.0)
Submission (Guillotine Choke)
Pinnacle Combat XVI
1 2:14
Official MMA Fight Results 11/27/2013 W
(19-7-0)
Doug Jenkins
(11-7-0)
LW
(155.9 vs. 155.6)
Submission (Rear Naked Choke)
MCC 50: Thanksgiving Throwdown
1 3:29
Official MMA Fight Results 07/27/2013 L
(19-6-0)
Drew Dober
(12-4-0)
LW
(154.0 vs. 155.0)
Submission (Rear Naked Choke)
Victory Fighting Championships 40: Grigsby vs Alexander
2 3:57
Official MMA Fight Results 11/03/2012 L
(19-5-0)
JZ Souza
(16-6-1)
LW
(155.5 vs. 156.0)
Submission (Heel Hook)
World Series of Fighting
1 1:03
NSF 05/12/2012 W
(18-5-0)
Derek Getzel
(3-3-0)
Submission (Arm Bar)
Brutaal Genesis 05/12/12
1 2:11
Official MMA Fight Results 04/13/2012 W
(17-5-0)
Joe Morris
(4-6-0)
LW
(160.4* vs. 158.6*)
Submission (Triangle Choke)
MCC - Midwest Cage Championship 40: Lund vs Dicke
1 2:22
Official MMA Fight Results 01/27/2012 W
(16-5-0)
Allen Hernandez
(9-7-0)
LW
(154.9 vs. 155.0)
Decision (Split Decision)
MCC - Midwest Cage Championship 38: Hernandez vs O'Brien
5 5:00
Official MMA Fight Results 08/14/2011 L
(16-4-0)
Cole Miller
(17-5-0)
LW
(155.0 vs. 155.0)
Submission (Guillotine Choke)
UFC Versus 5 Hardy vs. Lytle
2 2:38
Official MMA Fight Results 11/20/2010 L
(16-3-0)
Paul Kelly
(10-3-0)
LW
(155.0 vs. 155.0)
TKO/RSC (Referee Stoppage from Strikes)
UFC 123: Jackson vs. Machida
2 3:16
Official MMA Fight Results 10/22/2010 W
(15-3-0)
Josh Henry
(4-2-0)
LW
(150.6 vs. 150.0)
Submission (Rear Naked Choke)
MCC- Midwest Cage Championship 29: Champion Vs. Champion
1 3:48
NSF 07/16/2010 W
(14-3-0)
Dakota Cochrane
(3-0-0)
Submission (Rear Naked Choke)
Extreme Challenge 156
1 2:00
Official MMA Fight Results 01/16/2010 W
(13-3-0)
Jake Brown
(6-4-0)
LW
(155.0 vs. 155.0)
Submission (Triangle Choke)
MCC- Midwest Cage Champonship 24: Reloaded - Pro
1 1:16
NSF 10/30/2009 W
(12-3-0)
Rod Montoya
(10-6-0)
LW Submission (Triangle Choke)
Revolution Combat Championships Volume10 Devil's Fights
3 1:33
NSF 09/12/2009 W
(11-3-0)
Tim Bazer
(11-8-0)
Submission (Triangle Choke)
Extreme Challenge 135
1 1:31
Official MMA Fight Results 06/26/2009 W
(10-3-0)
Jeremy Castro
(5-4-0)
Submission (Triangle Choke)
MCC 21: Mickle Vs. Marriott
1 1:29
NSF 01/16/2009 L
(10-2-0)
Christopher Mickle
(28-12-2)
Submission (Arm Bar)
Midwest Cage Championship 18: O'Brien vs Mickle
1 4:39
Official MMA Fight Results 11/26/2008 W
(9-2-0)
Will Shutt
(7-8-0)
LW
(155.0 vs. 154.0)
Submission (Triangle Choke)
Midwest Cage Championship 17: Thanksgiving Throwdown
2 1:43
NSF 09/12/2008 W
(8-2-0)
Josh Atwell
(4-1-0)
Submission (Triangle Choke)
Midwest Cage Championships 16: No Guts No Glory
1 1:29
NSF 07/25/2008 W
(7-2-0)
Chris Perez Van Dam
(3-2-0)
Submission (Triangle Choke)
Midwest Cage Championship 15: Lights Out!
1 1:13
NSF 04/25/2008 W
(5-2-0)
Nick Walker
(2-6-0)
Submission (Triangle Choke)
Midwest Cage Championships 13: Contenders
1 2:03
NSF 04/25/2008 W
(5-2-0)
Will Shutt
(5-5-0)
Submission (Triangle Choke)
Midwest Cage Championships 13: Contenders
1 0:50
NSF 01/28/2008 W
(4-2-0)
Jeff Carstens
(5-11-0)
Submission (Rear Naked Choke)
TFC: Awakening
1 0:57
NSF 11/17/2007 W
(3-2-0)
Scott Burns
(1-1-0)
Submission (Triangle Choke)
Elite Cage Combat
1 1:22
NSF 10/20/2007 L
(3-1-0)
Allen Hernandez
(6-5-0)
Submission (Rear Naked Choke)
Mainstream MMA 7: Vengeance
1 3:14
NSF 07/28/2007 W
(2-1-0)
Adam Cunningham
(0-2-0)
Submission (Triangle Choke)
Midwest Cage Championship 9: Heatwave
1 1:19
NSF 07/14/2007 L
(2-0-0)
Erik Koch
(3-0-0)
Submission (Arm Bar)
Mainstream MMA 6: Evolution
1 0:00
NSF 05/19/2007 W
(1-0-0)
Steven Young
(3-1-0)
Submission (Triangle Choke)
Midwest Cage Championship 8: Motivation
2 1:20
NSF 04/20/2007 W
(0-0-0)
Nate Woods
(0-1-0)
Submission (Guillotine Choke)
Glory Fighting Championships: Genesis
1 0:52
* 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