Brad Blackburn

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Brad Blackburn
Born (1977-05-25) May 25, 1977 (age 37)
Los Angeles, California, United States
Other names Bad
Nationality American
Height 5 ft 10 in (1.78 m)
Weight 170 lb (77 kg; 12 st)
Division Welterweight
Reach 73.0 in (185 cm)
Fighting out of Seattle, Washington
Mixed martial arts record
Total 33
Wins 18
By knockout 9
By submission 4
By decision 5
Losses 13
By knockout 4
By submission 1
By decision 8
Draws 1
No contests 1
Other information
Mixed martial arts record from Sherdog

Brad Lavale Blackburn Jr. (born May 25, 1977) is an American professional mixed martial artist. He fought for the Seattle Tiger Sharks in the now defunct International Fight League. He currently fights in the Bellator Fighting Championships welterweight division.

Early life[edit]

At 22 he began training as a boxer, but soon switched over to Mixed Martial Arts after training with a few friends.

Mixed martial arts[edit]

Blackburn was a contender on the now defunct IFL before signing on to the UFC. He held a record of 15 wins, 9 losses, 1 draw, and 1 no contest before joining the UFC.

Ultimate Fighting Championship[edit]

Blackburn made his UFC debut against James Giboo winning by TKO due to strikes on UFC Fight Night 14. He would later go on to defeat Ryo Chonan by unanimous decision and Edgar Garcia by split decision.

He then fought TUF 7 winner Amir Sadollah at UFC Fight Night 20 on January 11, 2010. In this fight, Blackburn was rocked badly once in the first round and would go on to get rocked again in the third round by a knee. Blackburn survived Sadollah's attacks going on to lose by unanimous decision.[1]

Blackburn lost to DaMarques Johnson at UFC 112, and was subsequently released from the organization.

Personal life[edit]

Blackburn has two children, a son and a daughter.[2]

Mixed martial arts record[edit]

Res. Record Opponent Method Event Date Round Time Location Notes
Loss 18–13–1 (1) Jory Erickson TKO (punches) CageSport 13 February 19, 2011 1 2:50 Tacoma, Washington, United States
Loss 18–12–1 (1) Dan Hornbuckle Decision (unanimous) Bellator 25 August 19, 2010 3 5:00 Chicago, Illinois, United States
Loss 18–11–1 (1) DaMarques Johnson TKO (body kick and punches) UFC 112 April 10, 2010 3 2:08 Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Loss 18–10–1 (1) Amir Sadollah Decision (unanimous) UFC Fight Night: Maynard vs. Diaz January 11, 2010 3 5:00 Fairfax, Virginia, United States
Win 18–9–1 (1) Edgar Garcia Decision (split) The Ultimate Fighter 9 Finale June 20, 2009 3 5:00 Las Vegas, Nevada, United States
Win 17–9–1 (1) Ryo Chonan Decision (unanimous) UFC 92 December 28, 2008 3 5:00 Las Vegas, Nevada, United States
Win 16–9–1 (1) James Giboo KO (flying knee and punches) UFC Fight Night: Silva vs. Irvin July 19, 2008 2 2:29 Las Vegas, Nevada, United States
Win 15–9–1 (1) Delson Heleno KO (punch) IFL – New Jersey April 4, 2008 3 1:50 East Rutherford, New Jersey, United States
NC 14–9–1 (1) Travis Cox No Contest (illegal knee) IFL – 2007 Team Championship Final September 20, 2007 1 2:32 Hollywood, Florida, United States
Win 14–9–1 Jay Hieron KO (punches) IFL – Everett June 1, 2007 1 0:40 Everett, Washington, United States
Loss 13–9–1 Mark Miller Decision (unanimous) IFL – Moline April 7, 2007 3 4:00 Moline, Illinois, United States
Win 13–8–1 Chris Wilson Decision (unanimous) IFL – Portland September 9, 2006 3 4:00 Portland, Oregon, United States
Loss 12–8–1 Rory Markham KO (punch) IFL – Championship 2006 June 3, 2006 2 0:23 East Rutherford, New Jersey, United States
Win 12–7–1 Gustavo Machado Decision (split) IFL – Legends Championship 2006 April 29, 2006 3 4:00 Atlantic City, New Jersey, United States
Loss 11–7–1 Ray Perales Decision (split) XFC – Dome of Destruction 3 October 15, 2005 3 5:00 Tacoma, Washington, United States
Loss 11–6–1 Roger Huerta TKO (corner stoppage) IFC – Rock N' Rumble July 30, 2005 3 2:19 Reno, Nevada, United States
Loss 11–5–1 Jay Jack Submission (forearm choke) ROF 15 – Inferno February 12, 2005 3 3:18 Colorado, United States
Loss 11–4–1 Brandon Melendez Decision (unanimous) SF 8 – Justice January 8, 2005 3 5:00 Gresham, Oregon, United States
Win 11–3–1 Steve Legault KO (punch) APEX – Genesis September 5, 2004 1 0:14 Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Win 10–3–1 Ronny Morales Submission (rear-naked choke) DB 11 – DesertBrawl 11 July 17, 2004 1 4:57 Bend, Oregon, United States
Win 9–3–1 Pat Healy KO (punches) RITR 8 – Rumble in the Ring 8 November 16, 2002 1 0:39 Auburn, Washington, United States
Loss 8–3–1 Brad Gumm Decision (unanimous) MFC 4: New Groundz June 1, 2002 3 5:00 Calgary, Alberta, Canada
Loss 8–2–1 Ryan Healy Decision (split) FCFF – Rumble at the Roseland 3 May 11, 2002 2 5:00 Portland, Oregon, United States
Win 8–1–1 Quenton Pongracz TKO (corner stoppage) MFC 3: Canadian Pride March 3, 2002 2 2:09 Grand Prairie, Alberta, Canada
Loss 7–1–1 Grady Hurley Decision (split) RITR – Rumble in the Rockies January 26, 2002 2 3:00 Denver, Colorado, United States
Win 7–0–1 Clayton Purvis TKO (head kick and punches) FCFF - Rumble at the Roseland 1 January 19, 2002 1 1:10 Portland, Oregon, United States
Win 6–0–1 Landon Showalter Submission (armbar) UFCF – Olympia Ring Challenge January 5, 2002 1 2:59 Olympia, Washington, United States
Win 5–0–1 Ray Perales Submission (triangle choke) UFCF - Storm 2001 December 8, 2001 3 2:04 Kirkland, Washington, United States
Win 4–0–1 Matt Wurstner Submission (triangle choke) RITR 4 – Rumble in the Ring 4 December 1, 2001 1 2:00 Auburn, Washington, United States
Draw 3–0–1 Matt Wurstner Draw RITR 3 – Rumble in the Ring 3 August 25, 2001 3 5:00 Auburn, Washington, United States
Win 3–0 Pat Healy TKO (punches) PPKA - Muckleshoot[3] August 15, 2001 1 0:39 Auburn, Washington, United States
Win 2–0 Jai Walsh Decision (unanimous) UFCF - War 2001 April 21, 2001 3 5:00 Kirkland, Washington, United States
Win 1–0 Jason Dickson TKO (punches) UFCF - Everett Extreme Challenge 2 November 4, 2000 1 0:12 Everett, Washington, United States

References[edit]

  1. ^ "UFC Fight Night 20 recap". mmajunkie. January 12, 2010. 
  2. ^ "UFN 20: UFC Welterweight Brad Blackburn breaks down Amir Sadollah". BLEACHERREPORT.com. 2010-01-09. Retrieved 2010-07-07. 
  3. ^ "PPKA - Muckelshoot Results". sherdog.com. Retrieved 2014-04-14. 

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