February 11, 1979 |
|Height||5 ft 10 in (1.78 m)|
|Weight||155 lb (70 kg; 11.1 st)|
|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|
|Mixed martial arts record from Sherdog|
Mixed martial arts career
Conor has fought for Strikeforce, EliteXC and the International Fight League, as a member of the Los Angeles Anacondas, during his career. Conor has also been featured on the MTV program Bully Beatdown and The History Channel former series Human Weapon.
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 of 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 studied English Literature, Journalism, and Organizational Communications Learning and Design at Ithaca College.
Mixed martial arts record
|Professional record breakdown|
|14 matches||9 wins||5 losses|
|Loss||9–5||Ryan Couture||TKO (punches)||Strikeforce: Tate vs. Rousey||March 3, 2012||3||2:52||Columbus, Ohio, United States|
|Win||9–4||Magno Almeida||Decision (unanimous)||Strikeforce: Overeem vs. Werdum||June 18, 2011||3||5:00||Dallas, Texas, United States|
|Loss||8–4||K.J. Noons||Decision (split)||Strikeforce: Los Angeles||June 16, 2010||3||5:00||Los Angeles, California, United States|
|Loss||8–3||Jorge Gurgel||Decision (unanimous)||Strikeforce Challengers: Villasenor vs. Cyborg||June 19, 2009||3||5:00||Kent, Washington, United States|
|Win||8–2||James Edson Berto||TKO (punches and elbows)||EliteXC: Heat||October 4, 2008||2||2:18||Sunrise, Florida, United States|
|Win||7–2||Marlon Mathias||Decision (majority)||ShoXC: Elite Challenger Series||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||LC Davis||Decision (split)||International Fight League||August 2, 2007||3||4:00||East Rutherford, New Jersey, United States|
|Win||5–1||Tristan Wit||Submission (armbar)||IFL: Everett||June 1, 2007||1||3:59||Everett, Washington, United States|
|Win||4–1||Gilbert Salinas||Submission (D'arce choke)||Total Fighting Alliance 6||April 28, 2007||1||1:37||Santa Monica, California, United States|
|Win||3–1||Clint Coronel||Decision (split)||IFL: Los Angeles||March 17, 2007||3||4:00||Los Angeles, California, United States|
|Win||2–1||Jonathan Pastrana||Submission (guillotine choke)||TFA 5: Conflict on the Coast||February 24, 2007||2||1:23||Santa Monica, California, United States|
|Loss||1–1||Brett Cooper||Decision (split)||TFA 4: Fight Night on Fright Night||November 3, 2006||3||5:00||Carson, California, United States|
|Win||1–0||Martin Hench||Submission (rear naked choke)||PF 1: The Beginning||May 12, 2006||2||0:46||Hollywood, California, United States|
- "Conor "Hurricane" Heun MMA Stats, Pictures, News, Videos, Biography". Sherdog.com. 1979-11-02. Retrieved 2012-12-26.
- "Anacondas, Sabres Win at International Fight league Los Angeles - MMA News". Mmaringreport.com. Retrieved 2012-12-26.
- "Bully Beatdown (Season 3) | Full Episodes, Photos, Episode Synopsis and Recaps". MTV. Retrieved 2012-12-26.
- "Conor Heun Meets Ryan Couture at Strikeforce: Tate vs. Rousey". MMAWeekly.com. 2012-01-23. Retrieved 2012-12-26.