Jason Reinhardt

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Jason Reinhardt
Born (1969-10-31) October 31, 1969 (age 44)
Nationality American
Height 5 ft 6 in (1.68 m)
Weight 135 lb (61 kg; 9 st 9 lb)
Division Bantamweight
Featherweight
Lightweight
Reach 64.0 in (163 cm)[1]
Fighting out of Las Vegas, Nevada
Team Wand Fight Team
Rank Purple belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu
Years active 2000–present
Mixed martial arts record
Total 23
Wins 20
By knockout 3
By submission 17
Losses 3
By knockout 1
By submission 2
Mixed martial arts record from Sherdog

Jason Reinhardt (born October 31, 1969) is an American mixed martial artist. A professional MMA competitor since 2000, Reinhardt fought in regional promotions before signing with Zuffa in 2007. He fights out of the Wand Fight Team based in Las Vegas, Nevada, by way of Decatur, Illinois.

MMA career[edit]

Early career[edit]

Reinhardt won the SFC Submission Fighting Championships professional bantamweight title on 11/3/2000 defeating Arizona fighter Ray Duke. He went on the following year to win the RSF Reality Submission Fighting Championships professional bantamweight title defeating WEC veteran Del Hawkins on 3/30/2001. He would have fights in many American organizations before fighting for King of the Cage in Calgary Alberta, Canada in 2005. From there Reinhardt faced Japanese star Hideo Tokoro in the main event of ZST 9 in Tokyo, Japan. This fight was changed to a grappling only match after Tokoro signed a contract the week prior to ZST 9, to face Royce Gracie in K-1: Premium 2005 Dynamite.

Ultimate Fighting Championship[edit]

Reinhardt made his UFC debut against submission specialist Joe Lauzon at UFC 78. He lost the fight via submission due to a rear naked choke in the first round.

Return to UFC[edit]

After a 2 year layoff due to injury Reinhardt made his return to the UFC at UFC 127 in Australia facing Tiequan Zhang, quickly being defeated by guillotine choke at 0:48 of round 1.

Reinhardt faced Edwin Figueroa on August 14, 2011 at UFC on Versus 5.[2] He lost the fight via TKO in the second round.

Following his loss to Figueroa, Reinhardt was released from the promotion.[3]

Other Media[edit]

Reinhardt also appeared in the documentary The Man in the Arena about fellow MMA fighter Spencer Fisher.

Mixed martial arts record[edit]

Res. Record Opponent Method Event Date Round Time Location Notes
Loss 20–3 Edwin Figueroa TKO (elbows and punches) UFC Live: Hardy vs. Lytle August 14, 2011 2 0:50 Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States Bantamweight Bout
Loss 20–2 Zhang Tiequan Submission (guillotine choke) UFC 127 February 27, 2011 1 0:48 Sydney, Australia Featherweight Bout
Win 20–1 Cody Larson Submission (armbar) Iowa Challenge 46 December 1, 2008 1 1:37 Iowa, United States
Win 19–1 Marcus Hermann Submission (punches) Revolution Cage Fighting 10 December 8, 2007 1 1:55 Quincy, Illinois, United States
Loss 18–1 Joe Lauzon Submission (rear-naked choke) UFC 78 November 17, 2007 1 1:14 Newark, New Jersey, United States Lightweight Bout
Win 18–0 Theodore Reynol TKO Courage Fighting Championships 8 April 21, 2007 1 2:00 Decatur, Illinois, United States
Win 17–0 Jorge Conger Submission (armbar) Legends of Fighting 8 July 28, 2006 2 0:57 Indianapolis, Indiana, United States
Win 16–0 Ed Meyers Submission (punches) Courage Fighting Championships 5 April 29, 2006 1 1:59 Decatur, Illinois, United States
Win 15–0 Mike Lindquist Submission (rear-naked choke) KOTC: Redemption on the River February 17, 2006 1 2:14 Moline, Illinois, United States
Win 14–0 Joe Santiago Submission (armbar) KOTC: Firestorm September 24, 2005 1 4:30 Calgary, Alberta, Canada
Win 13–0 Brad Cottrell TKO (punches) KOTC: Xtreme Edge September 17, 2005 1 1:37 Indianapolis, Indiana, United States
Win 12–0 Tom Logsdon Submission (rear-naked choke) Courage Fighting Championships 2 March 26, 2005 1 1:42 Decatur, Illinois, United States
Win 11–0 Mike Lindquist Submission (armbar) Iowa Fighting Organization September 17, 2004 1 0:36 Davenport, Iowa, United States
Win 10–0 Trent Bibbs Submission (armbar) Iowa Fighting Organization September 10, 2004 N/A N/A Davenport, Iowa, United States
Win 9–0 Josh Delaney Submission (strikes) Extreme Challenge 55 December 5, 2003 1 1:16 Lakemoor, Illinois, United States
Win 8–0 Ryan Sotter Submission (triangle choke) Ultimate Submission Challenge July 7, 2001 1 3:28 Bethalto, Illinois, United States
Win 7–0 Ben Carlson Submission (rear naked choke) Extreme Challenge 40 June 16, 2001 1 1:36 Springfield, Illinois, United States
Win 6–0 Del Hawkins Submission (armbar) Reality Submission Fighting 3 March 30, 2001 1 1:20 Belleville, Illinois, United States
Win 5–0 Ray Duke Submission (armbar) Submission Fighting Championships 12 November 3, 2000 1 N/A Collinsville, Illinois, United States
Win 4–0 Zack Welker Submission (triangle choke) SC 2: Gladiators September 8, 2000 2 0:42 Illinois, United States
Win 3–0 Charlie Hutchison KO SC 1: The Awakening July 1, 2000 1 0:00 Canton, Illinois, United States
Win 2–0 Scott March Submission (armbar) GMAP March 11, 2000 1 3:11 Springfield, Illinois, United States
Win 1–0 Sean Yoshida Submission (choke) Submission Fighting Championships 9 January 28, 2000 1 0:32 Belleville, Illinois, United States

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