Jacob Noe

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Jacob Noe
Born (1980-07-29) July 29, 1980 (age 38)[1]
Memphis, Tennessee, United States
Other namesThe Psycho
Height6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)
Weight205 lb (93 kg; 14.6 st)
DivisionLight Heavyweight (205 lb)
Heavyweight (265 lb)
Reach75.0 in (191 cm)
Fighting out ofMemphis, Tennessee, United States
TeamMemphis Judo & Jiu Jitsu
Years active2000, 2007–present
Mixed martial arts record
By knockout6
By submission5
By decision1
By knockout2
By submission1
No contests1
Other information
Notable school(s)Munford High School
Mixed martial arts record from Sherdog

Jacob Noe (born July 29, 1980) is an American professional mixed martial artist who competes in Bellator's Light Heavyweight division. A professional competitor from 2000 until 2013, he also competed for Strikeforce.[1]


Noe was born in Memphis, Tennessee and raised in Munford. Noe grew up in a rough neighborhood and began training in karate at the age of six, and then transitioned into Tae Kwon Do when he was 16. Noe attended Munford High School along with fellow Bellator Light Heavyweight and former UFC Light Heavyweight Champion Quinton "Rampage" Jackson, who Noe would befriend. Noe was a talented football player, going to the state finals with his high school team and personally held the state record for most tackles in a single game. However, during his senior year he injured his neck in a car accident which resulted in the end of his football career. Noe then joined a local boxing team with "Rampage" Jackson which evolved into mixed martial arts training as Jackson would teach Noe wrestling techniques and Noe would teach Jackson striking techniques.[2]

Mixed martial arts career[edit]

Early career[edit]

Noe made his professional debut in 2000. He became more active in 2007 after a few fights to tune up his craft and didn't fight again until 2008. Noe compiled a professional record of 3-1 with one no contest before making the under card with Strikeforce.


Noe faced Wes Little on November 19, 2010 at Strikeforce Challengers: Wilcox vs. Ribeiro. He won via unanimous decision.[3]


Noe made his Bellator debut on August 24, 2012 at Bellator 73 against Brian Albin. Noe won via corner stoppage at the end of the first round.[4]

Noe faced Seth Petruzelli on November 19, 2010 at Bellator 85 in the quarterfinal match of the season eight light heavyweight tournament.[5] He won via TKO in the first round.[6]

In the semifinal, Noe faced former Sambo World Champion Mikhail Zayats on February 21, 2013 at Bellator 90.[7] He lost the fight via submission in the first round.

Noe returned to the organization as a competitor in Bellator's Light Heavyweight Summer Series Tournament on Spike. He faced Renato Sobral in the opening round of a 4-man tournament at Bellator 96 on June 19, 2013 and won the fight via TKO in the third round.[8]

Noe faced former Strikeforce Light Heavyweight Champion Muhammed Lawal in the finals on July 31, 2013 at Bellator 97. Noe lost via TKO in the third round.[9]

Titan FC[edit]

In September 2014, Noe signed with Titan FC. He is expected to make his promotional debut in early 2015.[10]

Personal life[edit]

Noe is single and has 3 children.[2]

Championships and accomplishments[edit]

Mixed martial arts record[edit]

Res. Record Opponent Method Event Date Round Time Location Notes
Loss 12–3 (1) Muhammed Lawal TKO (punches) Bellator 97 July 31, 2013 3 2:51 Rio Rancho, New Mexico, United States Bellator 2013 Summer Series Light Heavyweight Tournament Final.
Win 12–2 (1) Renato Sobral TKO (referee stoppage) Bellator 96 June 19, 2013 3 3:32 Thackerville, Oklahoma, United States Bellator 2013 Summer Series Light Heavyweight Tournament Semifinal.
Loss 11–2 (1) Mikhail Zayats Submission (armbar) Bellator 90 February 21, 2013 1 3:38 West Valley City, Utah, United States Bellator Season Eight Light Heavyweight Tournament Semifinal.
Win 11–1 (1) Seth Petruzelli TKO (punches) Bellator 85 January 17, 2013 1 2:51 Irvine, California, United States Bellator Season Eight Light Heavyweight Tournament Quarterfinal.
Win 10–1 (1) Brian Albin TKO (doctor stoppage) Bellator 73 August 24, 2012 1 5:00 Tunica, Mississippi, United States
Win 9–1 (1) Chris Hawk Submission (verbal) EF: Empire Fights 3 June 23, 2012 1 4:08 Memphis, Tennessee, United States
Win 8–1 (1) Roman Pizzolato Submission (rear-naked choke) EF: Empire Fights 2 April 7, 2012 1 2:35 Memphis, Tennessee, United States
Win 7–1 (1) Chris Bell TKO (injury) Imperial Fighting X Series: Undisputed 2 January 14, 2012 1 3:00 Memphis, Tennessee, United States
Win 6–1 (1) Adrian Miles Submission (rear-naked choke) Prize Fight Promotions: Mid South MMA Championships 4 October 8, 2011 3 2:33 Southaven, Mississippi, United States
Win 5–1 (1) Chris Hawk TKO (punches) Prize Fight Promotions: Mid South MMA Championships 3 August 6, 2011 1 4:28 Southaven, Mississippi, United States
Win 4–1 (1) Wes Little Decision (unanimous) Strikeforce Challengers: Wilcox vs. Ribeiro November 19, 2010 3 5:00 Jackson, Mississippi, United States
Win 3–1 (1) Tel Faulkner Submission (arm-triangle choke) Empire FC: A Night of Reckoning 4 October 9, 2010 1 1:58 Tunica, Mississippi, United States
Loss 2–1 (1) Goldman Butler TKO (punches) Cage Assault: On Edge June 20, 2009 2 2:43 Memphis, Tennessee, United States
NC 2–0 (1) Matt Thomas No contest (illegal knee) Cage Assault: Bragging Rights April 24, 2009 1 N/A Memphis, Tennessee, United States
Win 2–0 Billy MacDonald TKO (punches) ECL: Brawl For A Cause November 1, 2008 1 1:08 Bixby, Oklahoma, United States
Win 1–0 Grady Hurley Submission (punches) CFA 2: Continental Freefighting Alliance 2 July 19, 2000 2 0:50 Corinth, Mississippi, United States


  1. ^ a b Jacob "The Psycho" Noe Bellator.com
  2. ^ a b Catching up with the psycho by Mark Tullius (Marktullius.com) on July 27, 2013
  3. ^ Wilcox outboxes 'Shaolin', calls out Beerbohm by Chris Nelson (Sherdog.com) on November 20, 2010
  4. ^ Bellator 73 results and highlights by Chris Hall (Bloodyelbow.com) on August 25, 2012
  5. ^ Tourney brackets set for Bellator's season 8 light heavyweight tourney MMAjunkie.com (December 31, 2012)
  6. ^ Bellator 85 results: live play-by-play & updates Sherdog.com (January 17, 2013)
  7. ^ Bellator 90 card complete with six prelims, including Chase Beebe-Travis Marx MMAjunkie.com (February 13, 2013)
  8. ^ Bellator 96 main card results/gifs: Lawal, Noe, Minakov, Martinez all advance by TKO by Dallas Winston (Bloodyelbow.com) on June 19, 2013
  9. ^ Bellator 97 results: Chandler KOs Rickels, Askren stops Koreshkov MMAjunkie.com (July 31, 2013)
  10. ^ "Jacob Noe, Ken Hasegawa, Dave Courchaine sign deals with Titan FC". mmajunkie.com. September 9, 2014.