Jared Hamman

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Jared Hamman
Born (1982-03-07) March 7, 1982 (age 32)
Atascadero, California, United States
Other names The Messenger
Residence Santa Monica, California, United States
Nationality American
Height 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)
Weight 185 lb (84 kg; 13 st 3 lb)
Division Middleweight (2011–present)
Light Heavyweight (2006-2011)
Reach 75.0 in (191 cm)
Fighting out of El Segundo, California, United States
Team VMAT
Trainer Vladimir Matyushenko
Years active 2006-present
Mixed martial arts record
Total 19
Wins 13
By knockout 10
By submission 2
By decision 1
Losses 6
By knockout 4
By submission 1
By decision 1
Mixed martial arts record from Sherdog

Jared Hamman (born March 7, 1982) is an American mixed martial artist currently competing in the World Series of Fighting's Middleweight division. A professional competitor since 2006, he has also formerly competed for the UFC, Strikeforce and ShoXC.

Background[edit]

Hamman is originally from Atascadero, California and was raised by his single mother along with his older brother, Loren. Hamman, who was expelled from a private school, later attended Atascadero High School where he was a standout athlete in football, swimming, track and field, and also competed in wrestling for one year. Hamman continued with football as a defensive end for the University of Redlands, winning All-Conference honors. He also worked as a teacher and an assistant coach before pursuing mixed martial arts.[1]

Mixed martial arts career[edit]

Early career[edit]

Hamman began training in mixed martial arts when he was 22 years old at the Unbreakable Gym under Brian Warren in November 2005 and made his professional debut in 2006. Hamman received national attention while fighting for the now-defunct EliteXC under their ShoXC banner on the cable network Showtime, most notably for a two-fight series against Po'ai Suganuma.

Ultimate Fighting Championship[edit]

Hamman made his UFC debut against Alexander Gustafsson on November 14, 2009 at UFC 105.[2] Hamman lost via first round KO.

After that, Hamman faced Rodney Wallace on March 27, 2010 at UFC 111. He won the fight via unanimous decision and both fighters were awarded Fight of the Night honors.

Hamman was defeated by Kyle Kingsbury via unanimous decision on September 15, 2010 at UFC Fight Night 22.[3] However, Hamman was awarded his second Fight of the Night honors.

For his next fight, Hamman dropped to Middleweight and faced CB Dollaway at UFC on Versus 5.[4] He was successful in his middleweight debut, winning via TKO at 3:38 of round 2.

Hamman faced Costas Philippou on December 10, 2011 at UFC 140.[5] He lost via KO in the 1st round.

Hamman was expected to face Kyle Noke on March 3, 2012 at UFC on FX 2.[6] However, he withdrew from the fight due to an undisclosed injury, and was replaced by UFC newcomer Andrew Craig.[7]

Hamman next faced Michael Kuiper on August 11, 2012 at UFC 150.[8] Hamman lost via TKO in the second round.

After over a year out, Hamman faced Magnus Cedenblad on August 31, 2013 at UFC 164.[9] He lost the fight via guillotine choke submission in the first round.

After the loss, Hamman was released from the UFC.[10]

World Series of Fighting[edit]

Hamman will debut for the World Series of Fighting on October 11, 2014 in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. His WSOF 14 opponent will be former TUF Nations competitor Luke Harris. [11]

Accomplishments and Awards[edit]

Mixed martial arts record[edit]

Res. Record Opponent Method Event Date Round Time Location Notes
Loss 13–6 Magnus Cedenblad Technical Submission (guillotine choke) UFC 164 August 31, 2013 1 0:57 Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States
Loss 13–5 Michael Kuiper TKO (punches) UFC 150 August 11, 2012 2 2:16 Denver, Colorado, United States
Loss 13–4 Costas Philippou KO (punches) UFC 140 December 10, 2011 1 3:11 Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Win 13–3 CB Dollaway TKO (punches) UFC Live: Hardy vs. Lytle August 14, 2011 2 3:38 Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States Middleweight debut
Loss 12–3 Kyle Kingsbury Decision (unanimous) UFC Fight Night: Marquardt vs. Palhares September 15, 2010 3 5:00 Austin, Texas, United States Fight of the Night
Win 12–2 Rodney Wallace Decision (unanimous) UFC 111 March 27, 2010 3 5:00 Newark, New Jersey, United States Fight of the Night
Loss 11–2 Alexander Gustafsson KO (punches) UFC 105 November 14, 2009 1 0:41 Manchester, England
Win 11–1 Po'ai Suganuma TKO (punches) ShoXC: Hamman vs. Suganuma 2 August 15, 2008 1 2:34 Friant, California, United States
Win 10–1 Ibrahim Ibrahim TKO (punches) California Cage Championships June 9, 2008 1 2:00 Maywood, California, United States
Loss 9–1 Po'ai Suganuma KO (flying knee) ShoXC: Elite Challenger Series April 5, 2008 1 0:15 Friant, California, United States
Win 9–0 Aaron Rosa Submission (rear-naked choke) ShoXC: Elite Challenger Series October 26, 2007 2 1:46 Santa Ynez, California, United States
Win 8–0 Travis Wiuff KO (punches) IFC: Global Domination 2 July 14, 2007 2 N/A Marksville, Louisiana, United States
Win 7–0 Rogent Lloret KO (punches) IFC: Global Dominaion 2 July 14, 2007 2 N/A Marksville, Louisiana, United States
Win 6–0 Paul Mince TKO (punches) Chaos in the Cage 2 April 6, 2007 2 0:20 San Bernardino, California, United States
Win 5–0 Rafael Real Submission (armbar) Beatdown in Bakersfield November 17, 2006 1 1:41 Bakersfield, California, United States
Win 4–0 Ricardo Arrivabeive TKO (punches) PF 2: Live MMA August 18, 2006 2 2:14 Hollywood, California, United States
Win 3–0 Randal Limond TKO (punches) California Xtreme Fighting 2 July 15, 2006 1 0:36 Upland, California, United States
Win 2–0 Scott Graham TKO (punches) Strikeforce: Revenge June 9, 2006 2 1:36 San Jose, California, United States
Win 1–0 Ray Lizama TKO (cut) California Xtreme Fighting 1 April 29, 2006 2 N/A Upland, California, United States

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