Jake Hecht

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Jake Hecht
Born Jake Hecht
(1984-02-09) February 9, 1984 (age 30)
St. Louis, Missouri
Other names Hitman
Nationality American
Height 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)
Weight 170 lb (77 kg; 12 st 2 lb)
Division Welterweight
Middleweight
Fighting out of Springfield, Illinois
Team Fiore MMA/MMA Clinic
Years active 2006 - present
Mixed martial arts record
Total 15
Wins 11
By knockout 3
By submission 5
By decision 3
Losses 4
By submission 1
By decision 3
University University of Missouri
Mixed martial arts record from Sherdog
last updated on: November 11, 2011

Jake Hecht (born (1984-02-09)February 9, 1984) is an American mixed martial artist who competes in the welterweight division. A professional MMA competitor since 2006, Hecht fought mostly in regional promotions across the midwestern and southeastern United States before signing with the UFC in 2011.

Career[edit]

Background[edit]

After finishing at the University of Missouri in 2006, Hecht began his mixed martial arts career in regional promotions, before going on the international scene in 2010. Hecht compiled an impressive 10-2 professional record including a notable win over The Ultimate Fighter 13 alum Charlie Rader.

Ultimate Fighting Championship[edit]

Hecht made his promotional debut against Rich Attonito on December 10, 2011 at UFC 140.[1] Hecht won the fight in the second round by way of TKO due to elbows and strikes from top position.

Hecht next faced TJ Waldburger on March 3, 2012 at UFC on FX 2.[2] He lost the fight via submission in the first round.

Hecht was defeated by Sean Pierson on June 8, 2012 at UFC on FX 3 via unanimous decision.[3]

Following his loss to Pierson, Hecht was released from the promotion.

Mixed martial arts record[edit]

Res. Record Opponent Method Event Date Round Time Location Notes
Loss 11–4 Sean Pierson Decision (unanimous) UFC on FX: Johnson vs. McCall June 8, 2012 3 5:00 Sunrise, Florida, United States
Loss 11–3 TJ Waldburger Submission (armbar) UFC on FX: Alves vs. Kampmann March 3, 2012 1 0:55 Sydney, Australia
Win 11–2 Rich Attonito TKO (elbows and punches) UFC 140 December 10, 2011 2 1:10 Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Win 10–2 Michele Verginelli Decision (unanimous) CWFC - Fight Night 1 June 16, 2011 3 5:00 Amman, Jordan
Win 9–2 Craig White Submission (north-south choke) Cage Warriors Fighting Championship 42 May 28, 2011 2 4:58 Cork, Ireland
Win 8–2 Eddie Larrea TKO (punches) PCL - Cage Madness March 26, 2011 3 1:22 Glen Carbon, Illinois, United States
Loss 7–2 Che Mills Decision (unanimous) CWFC 38 - Young Guns October 1, 2010 3 5:00 London, England
Win 7–1 Charlie Rader Decision (unanimous) Empire FC - A Night of Reckoning 2 February 27, 2010 3 5:00 Tunica, Mississippi, United States
Win 6–1 Anthony Smith TKO (punches) VFC 30 - Night of Champions February 5, 2010 3 4:35 Council Bluffs, Iowa, United States
Win 5–1 Andy Uhrich Submission (triangle choke) CA - Battlegrounds August 22, 2009 2 2:02 Millington, Tennessee, United States
Win 4–1 David Brown Decision (unanimous) Cage Assault - On Edge June 20, 2009 3 5:00 Memphis, Tennessee, United States
Win 3–1 Sean Westbrook Submission (north-south choke) VFC 27 - Mayhem May 1, 2009 2 3:48 Council Bluffs, Iowa, United States
Win 2–1 Matt Miller Submission (triangle choke) EFL - Elite Fight League July 28, 2008 1 4:24 Council Bluffs, Iowa, United States
Win 1–1 Cody Frye Submission (rear naked choke) MFL - Midwest Fight League March 21, 2008 1 4:27 Boonville, Missouri, United States
Loss 0–1 Manuel Garcia Decision (unanimous) AFC - Absolute Fighting Championships 16 April 22, 2006 2 5:00 Boca Raton, Florida, United States

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