Jake Collier

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Rodney Jake Collier
Born (1988-10-23) October 23, 1988 (age 31)
St. Louis, Missouri, United States
Other namesThe Prototype
ResidenceCuba, Missouri, United States
Height6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)[1]
Weight205.5 lb (93.2 kg; 14.68 st)
DivisionLight Heavyweight
Reach78.5 in (199 cm)
Fighting out ofCuba, Missouri, United States
TeamPit MMA
Years active2010-2017
Mixed martial arts record
By knockout5
By submission3
By decision3
By knockout2
By submission1
By decision1
Mixed martial arts record from Sherdog

Rodney "Jake" Collier (born October 23, 1988) is an American mixed martial artist who last competed in 2017. A professional since 2010 he has competed for the UFC.

Mixed martial arts career[edit]

Early career[edit]

After compiling an amateur record of 12-2, Collier made his professional debut in November of 2010. He competed primarily for regional organizations around his native state of Missouri. He amassed a record of 7-1 before signing with the UFC on the heels of a first round finish of Gabriel Checco at RFA 19.[2]

Ultimate Fighting Championship[edit]

Collier made his promotional debut against Vitor Miranda on December 20, 2014 at UFC Fight Night 58.[3] He lost the fight via TKO in the final seconds of the first round.[4]

Collier next faced Ricardo Abreu on June 6, 2015 at UFC Fight Night 68, filling in for an injured Daniel Sarafian.[5] Collier won the fight via split decision.[6]

Collier faced returning veteran Dongi Yang on November 28, 2015 at UFC Fight Night 79.[7] He lost the fight via TKO in the second round.[8]

Collier next faced promotional newcomer Alberto Uda on May 29, 2016 at UFC Fight Night 88.[9] He won the fight via TKO in the second round and was awarded a Performance of the Night bonus.[10][11]

Collier was expected to face Josh Stansbury in a light heavyweight bout on December 3, 2016 at The Ultimate Fighter 24 Finale.[12] However, Collier pulled out of the fight in late October citing injury and was replaced by Devin Clark.[13]

Collier faced Devin Clark on April 15, 2017 at UFC on Fox 24.[14] He lost the fight by unanimous decision.[15]

Collier faced Marcel Fortuna on November 11, 2017 at UFC Fight Night: Poirier vs. Pettis.[16] He won the fight by unanimous decision.[17]

Collier was scheduled to face Marin Prachnio on February 24, 2018 at UFC on Fox 28.[18] However, on January 4, 2018, he was forced to pull out from the fight citing injury.[19]

On February 16, 2019 it was announced that Collier had tested positive for higenamine in an out of competition test for which he received a ten month suspension and he will be eligible to compete again on October 27, 2019.[20][21]

Collier is scheduled to face Tom Aspinall on March 21, 2020 at UFC Fight Night 171.[22]

Championships and accomplishments[edit]

Mixed martial arts[edit]

Mixed martial arts record[edit]

Professional record breakdown
15 matches 11 wins 4 losses
By knockout 5 2
By submission 3 1
By decision 3 1
Res. Record Opponent Method Event Date Round Time Location Notes
Win 11–4 Marcel Fortuna Decision (unanimous) UFC Fight Night: Poirier vs. Pettis November 11, 2017 3 5:00 Norfolk, Virginia, United States
Loss 10–4 Devin Clark Decision (unanimous) UFC on Fox: Johnson vs. Reis April 15, 2017 3 5:00 Kansas City, Missouri, United States Light Heavyweight debut.
Win 10–3 Alberto Uda TKO (knee and spinning back kick to the body) UFC Fight Night: Almeida vs. Garbrandt May 29, 2016 2 1:06 Las Vegas, Nevada, United States Performance of the Night.
Loss 9–3 Dongi Yang TKO (punches) UFC Fight Night: Henderson vs. Masvidal November 28, 2015 2 1:50 Seoul, South Korea
Win 9–2 Ricardo Abreu Decision (split) UFC Fight Night: Boetsch vs. Henderson June 6, 2015 3 5:00 New Orleans, Louisiana, United States
Loss 8–2 Vitor Miranda TKO (head kick and punches) UFC Fight Night: Machida vs. Dollaway December 20, 2014 1 4:59 Barueri, Brazil
Win 8–1 Gabriel Checco Submission (rear-naked choke) RFA 19 October 10, 2014 1 4:27 Prior Lake, Minnesota, United States Won the vacant RFA Middleweight Championship.
Win 7–1 Quartus Stitt Submission (guillotine choke) Rumble Times Promotions May 3, 2013 1 1:32 St. Charles, Missouri, United States
Win 6–1 Cully Butterfield Decision (unanimous) Rumble Times Promotions October 26, 2012 3 5:00 St. Charles, Missouri, United States
Win 5–1 Sean Huffman TKO (punches) Cage Championships 38 June 23, 2012 1 0:48 Sullivan, Missouri, United States
Win 4–1 James Wade TKO (punches) Cage Championships 37 April 7, 2012 1 1:22 Washington, Missouri, United States
Loss 3–1 Kelvin Tiller Submission (triangle choke) Fight Me MMA January 13, 2012 1 4:40 St. Charles, Missouri, United States
Win 3–0 Dan McGlasson KO (punch) Fight Me MMA August 13, 2011 1 1:26 St. Charles, Missouri, United States
Win 2–0 Darryl Cobb Submission (rear-naked choke) Rumble Time Promotions April 15, 2011 3 4:08 St. Charles, Missouri, United States
Win 1–0 James Wade TKO (punches) Rumble Time Promotions November 19, 2010 1 2:05 St. Charles, Missouri, United States

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Fight Card - UFC Fight Night: Boetsch vs. Henderson". UFC.com. Retrieved June 6, 2015.
  2. ^ Simon, Zane (2014-10-18). "Welcome to the UFC, Jake Collier". bloodyelbow.com. Retrieved 2014-10-18.
  3. ^ John Morgan and Steven Marrocco (2014-10-16). "RFA champ Jake Collier makes octagon debut against Vitor Miranda at UFC Fight Night 58". MMAJunkie.com. Retrieved 2014-10-16.
  4. ^ Ben Fowlkes (2014-12-20). "UFC Fight Night 58 results: Vitor Miranda KOs Jake Collier with one second left in first". mmajunkie.com. Retrieved 2014-12-20.
  5. ^ Thomas Gerbasi (2015-05-04). "Collier in for injured Sarafian in NOLA". ufc.com. Retrieved 2015-05-04.
  6. ^ Steven Marrocco (2015-06-06). "UFC Fight Night 68 results: Jake Collier takes split in slugfest with Ricardo Abreu". mmajunkie.com. Retrieved 2015-06-06.
  7. ^ Rob Tatum (August 24, 2015). "Dongi Yang vs. Jake Collier Added to UFC Fight Night 79 in Seoul". combatpress.com.
  8. ^ Steven Marrocco (2015-11-28). "UFC Fight Night 79 results: Dongi Yang TKOs Jake Collier in second". mmajunkie.com. Retrieved 2015-11-28.
  9. ^ Guilherme Cruz (2016-03-31). "Undefeated Alberto Uda signs with the UFC, replaces Keith Berish vs. Jake Collier at UFC Fight Night 88". mmafighting.com. Retrieved 2016-03-31.
  10. ^ Brent Brookhouse (2016-05-29). "UFC Fight Night 88 results: Jake Collier crushes Alberto Uda with body kick in second round". mmajunkie.com. Retrieved 2016-05-29.
  11. ^ Tristen Critchfield (2016-05-30). "UFC Fight Night bonuses: Garbrandt, Stephens, Barao, Collier pocket $50K Awards". sherdog.com. Retrieved 2016-05-30.
  12. ^ Staff (2016-09-24). "Stansbury-Collier, Mutapcic-Smith added to The Ultimate Fighter 24 Finale". themmareport.com. Retrieved 2016-09-24.
  13. ^ Staff (2016-10-28). "The Ultimate Fighter 24 Finale lineup undergoes a few changes". mmajunkie.com. Retrieved 2016-10-28.
  14. ^ Staff (2017-02-11). "UFC heads to Kansas City for first time for UFC on FOX 24". mmajunkie.com. Retrieved 2017-02-11.
  15. ^ Ben Fowlkes (2017-04-15). "UFC on FOX 24 results: Devin Clark's pressure too much in unanimous win vs. Jake Collier". mmajunkie.com. Retrieved 2017-04-15.
  16. ^ Raphael Marinho (2017-08-08). "Marcel Fortuna tries UFC recovery against Jake Collier in Norfolk" (in Portuguese). sportv.globo.com. Retrieved 2017-08-08.
  17. ^ "UFC Fight Night 120 results: Jake Collier outworks Marcel Fortuna for decision win". MMAjunkie. 2017-11-12. Retrieved 2017-11-12.
  18. ^ DNA, MMA. "Marcin Prachnio maakt UFC debuut tegen Jake Collier tijdens UFC Orlando". mmadna.nl. Retrieved 2017-12-07.
  19. ^ "Jake Collier out of UFC Orlando, replacement sought for Marcin Prachnio". MMA Fighting. Retrieved 2018-01-04.
  20. ^ https://ufc.usada.org/jake-collier-accepts-doping-sanction/
  21. ^ "UFC's Jake Collier accepts 10-month suspension from USADA, claims 'simple mistake'". MMAjunkie. 2019-02-19. Retrieved 2019-02-19.
  22. ^ Redactie. "JAfter 2.5 years of absence from UFC, Jake Collier makes a comeback against Tom Aspinall in London". mmadna. Retrieved 2020-02-13.

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