May 25, 1977 |
Los Angeles, California, United States
|Height||5 ft 10 in (1.78 m)|
|Weight||170 lb (77 kg; 12 st)|
|Reach||73.0 in (185 cm)|
|Fighting out of||Seattle, Washington, United States|
|Mixed martial arts record|
|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.
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
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
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 García 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.
Blackburn has two children, a son and a daughter.
Mixed martial arts record
|Professional record breakdown|
|33 matches||18 wins||13 losses|
|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 García||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||For vacant ISKA MMA Welterweight Championship.|
|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||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|
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