Conor Heun

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Conor Heun
Born (1979-02-11) February 11, 1979 (age 35)[1]
Boulder, Colorado
Other names Hurricane
Nationality American
Height 5 ft 10 in (1.78 m)[1]
Weight 155 lb (70 kg; 11.1 st)[1]
Division Lightweight
Stance Orthodox
Fighting out of Boulder, Colorado
Team 10th Planet Jiu-Jitsu
Rank Brown belt in 10th Planet Jiu Jitsu blue belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu
Mixed martial arts record
Total 14
Wins 9
By knockout 1
By submission 5
By decision 3
Losses 5
By knockout 1
By decision 4
Website www.conorheun.com
Mixed martial arts record from Sherdog

Conor Heun (born February 11, 1979) is an American mixed martial artist who competes in the Lightweight division. He most recently fought for Strikeforce prior to its dissolution into the UFC.

Mixed martial arts career[edit]

Conor has fought for Strikeforce, EliteXC and the International Fight League, as a member of the Los Angeles Anacondas,[2] during his career. Conor has also been featured on the MTV program Bully Beatdown and The History Channel former series Human Weapon.[3]

Heun made his Television debut on a ShoXC card against Marlon Mathias. Mathais broke Heun's jaw a minute and a half into the first round with a well timed knee. Heun, showing the heart and warrior spirit he has come to be known for, kept fighting, winning the close fight via majority decision..

His next fight would be a second round TKO stoppage of James Edson Berto on the Elite XC card made famous when Kimbo Slice was TKO'd in just 14 seconds.

Heun made his Strikeforce debut against former UFC fighter Jorge Gurgel on a ShoMMA card in June 2009. He lost the fight via decision and the fight was said to be one the best Strikeforce fights of 2009.

After a year off due to injury, he returned to the promotion on the Strikeforce: Los Angeles card. He faced boxer and former EliteXC lightweight champion KJ Noons on relatively short notice but lost the fight via split decision.

Conor recently fought Magno Almeida on the Strikeforce: Overeem vs. Werdum undercard. Heun displayed amazing submission defense and excellent ground and pound earning him the unanimous decision victory. Almeida caught Conor in a desperate armbar attempt at the buzzer which dislocated Conor's elbow.

Heun faced Ryan Couture at Strikeforce: Tate vs. Rousey on March 3, 2012.[4] He lost the fight via TKO in the third round.

Personal life[edit]

Heun studied English Literature, Journalism, and Organizational Communications Learning and Design at Ithaca College.

Mixed martial arts record[edit]

Res. Record Opponent Method Event Date Round Time Location Notes
Loss 9–5 CoutureRyan Couture TKO (punches) Strikeforce: Tate vs. Rousey March 3, 2012 3 2:52 Columbus, Ohio, United States
Win 9–4 AlmeidaMagno Almeida Decision (unanimous) Strikeforce: Overeem vs. Werdum June 18, 2011 3 5:00 Dallas, Texas, United States
Loss 8–4 NoonsK.J. Noons Decision (split) Strikeforce: Los Angeles June 16, 2010 3 5:00 Los Angeles, California, United States
Loss 8–3 GurgelJorge Gurgel Decision (unanimous) Strikeforce Challengers: Villasenor vs. Cyborg June 19, 2009 3 5:00 Kent, Washington, United States
Win 8–2 BertoJames Edson Berto TKO (punches and elbows) EliteXC: Heat October 4, 2008 2 2:18 Sunrise, Florida, United States
Win 7–2 MatiasMarlon Mathias Decision (majority) ShoXC March 21, 2008 3 5:00 Santa Ynez, California, United States
Win 6–2 Noah Shinable Submission (armbar) OctoberFist 2007: Fight Night on Fright Night October 31, 2007 1 1:17 Orange County, California, United States
Loss 5–2 DavisLC Davis Decision (split) International Fight League August 2, 2007 3 4:00 East Rutherford, New Jersey, United States
Win 5–1 WitTristan Wit Submission (armbar) IFL: Everett June 1, 2007 1 3:59 Everett, Washington, United States
Win 4–1 SalinasGilbert Salinas Submission (brabo choke) Total Fighting Alliance 6 April 28, 2007 1 1:37 Santa Monica, California, United States
Win 3–1 CoronelClint Coronel Decision (split) IFL: Los Angeles March 17, 2007 3 4:00 Los Angeles, California, United States
Win 2–1 PastranaJonathan Pastrana Submission (guillotine choke) TFA 5: Conflict on the Coast February 24, 2007 2 1:23 Santa Monica, California, United States
Loss 1–1 CooperBrett Cooper Decision (split) TFA 4: Fight Night on Fright Night November 3, 2006 3 5:00 Carson, California, United States
Win 1–0 HenchMartin Hench Submission (rear naked choke) PF 1: The Beginning May 12, 2006 2 0:46 Hollywood, California, United States

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