|Born||May 2, 1993|
Warsaw, Indiana, United States
|Other names||The Monkey God|
|Height||5 ft 3 in (1.60 m)|
|Weight||125.8 lb (57.1 kg; 8.99 st)|
|Reach||67 in (170 cm)|
|Fighting out of||Detroit, Michigan, United States|
|Team||Mash Fight Team|
|Mixed martial arts record|
|Mixed martial arts record from Sherdog|
Jarred Brooks (born May 2, 1993) is an American fighter currently competing in the Flyweight division of the Ultimate Fighting Championship. A professional competitor since 2014, he has also competed for Pancrase and the World Series of Fighting.
Born and raised in Warsaw, Indiana, Brooks began wrestling from a young age alongside his brother. Competing in the 113 lb. weight class, Brooks was highly-talented and a touted prospect coming out of high school, being ranked first overall in the nation for his weight class as a senior. During his junior season, Brooks entered the state tournament with a record of 27-1, making it to the final before losing. During his senior season, Brooks compiled an undefeated 35-0 record, capturing the state championship in the process. After originally attending Indiana Tech, he later transferred to Notre Dame College before focusing on a career in MMA.
Mixed martial arts career
Ultimate Fighting Championship
Brooks was expected to face Hector Sandoval on June 1, 2018 at UFC Fight Night 131. However, Sandoval was removed from the bout on May 22 for undisclosed reasons and replaced by promotional newcomer Jose Torres. Brooks lost the fight in round two after he attempted to slam Torres, but accidentally knocked himself out in the process.
On November 7, 2018, it was reported Brooks was released from UFC.
Mixed martial arts record
|Professional record breakdown|
|16 matches||14 wins||2 losses|
|Win||14–2||Roberto Sanchez||Decision (split)||UFC 228||September 8, 2018||3||5:00||Dallas, Texas, United States|
|Loss||13–2||Jose Torres||KO (slam)||UFC Fight Night: Rivera vs. Moraes||June 1, 2018||2||2:55||Utica, New York, United States|
|Loss||13–1||Deiveson Figueiredo||Decision (split)||UFC Fight Night: Brunson vs. Machida||October 28, 2017||3||5:00||São Paulo, Brazil|
|Win||13–0||Eric Shelton||Decision (split)||UFC 214||July 29, 2017||3||5:00||Anaheim, California, United States||Return to Flyweight.|
|Win||12–0||Jun Nakamura||KO (punch)||Pancrase 281||October 2, 2016||2||1:23||Tokyo, Japan||Strawweight bout.|
|Win||11–0||Corey Simmons||Submission (rear-naked choke)||Fight Night at the Island: Saunders vs. Volkmann||September 9, 2016||1||2:36||Welch, Minnesota, United States|
|Win||10–0||Erik Vo||Submission (rear-naked choke)||PC MMA: Pinnacle Combat 23||April 29, 2016||1||3:05||Dubuque, Iowa, United States||Bantamweight debut.|
|Win||9–0||Chris Miah||Decision (unanimous)||WFCA 16: Grand Prix Akhmat||March 12, 2016||3||5:00||Grozny, Russia||Flyweight bout.|
|Win||8–0||Junji Ito||KO (elbows)||World Series of Fighting Global Championship: Japan 1||February 7, 2016||2||3:29||Tokyo, Japan||Strawweight debut.|
|Win||7–0||Abdiel Velazquez||Decision (unanimous)||House of Fame 4: Florida vs. Georgia||October 29, 2015||3||5:00||Jacksonville, Florida, United States||Won the House of Fame Flyweight Championship.|
|Win||6–0||Trevor Ward||Decision (unanimous)||Michiana Fight League 38||June 11, 2015||3||5:00||South Bend, Indiana, United States|
|Win||5–0||Joey Diehl||Decision (unanimous)||Michiana Fight League 37||March 28, 2015||3||5:00||South Bend, Indiana, United States|
|Win||4–0||C.J. Hamilton||Decision (split)||Alpha One Sports: IT Fight Series 30||January 30, 2015||3||5:00||Bellefontaine, Ohio, United States|
|Win||3–0||Marshawn Hughes||Submission (arm-triangle choke)||Legends of Fighting 55||November 21, 2014||1||0:57||Indianapolis, Indiana, United States|
|Win||2–0||Arthur Parker||Submission (rear-naked choke)||Absolute Fighting Championship 22||September 19, 2014||1||1:23||Hollywood, Florida, United States|
|Win||1–0||Chris Catala||Submission||Xplode Fight Series: Lock Down||August 9, 2014||1||0:21||Davenport, Iowa, United States|
- "Jarred Brooks". UFC. Retrieved 2017-06-17.
- Thomas Gerbasi (2017-02-11). "McCall Pulled from UFC 208 Bout". UFC. Retrieved 2017-02-11.
- Mike Heck (2017-05-10). "Jarred Brooks vs. Eric Shelton slated for UFC 214". fansided.com. Retrieved 2017-05-10.
- "UFC 214 results: Jarred Brooks edges Eric Shelton for split decision in UFC debut". MMAjunkie. 2017-07-29. Retrieved 2017-07-30.
- DNA, MMA (2017-08-19). "Battle of the Undefeated tussen Jarred Brooks en Deiveson Alcantara in São Paulo". MMA DNA. Retrieved 2017-08-24.
- "UFC Fight Night 119 results: Deiveson Figueiredo takes questionable split call from Jarred Brooks". MMAjunkie. 2017-10-29. Retrieved 2017-10-29.
- "Sijara Eubanks vs. Lauren Murphy among three fights added to UFC's debut in Utica, N.Y." MMAjunkie. 2018-02-24. Retrieved 2018-02-24.
- Ariel Helwani (2018-05-22). "Titan FC double champ Jose Torres signs with UFC, will debut in Utica". mmafighting.com. Retrieved 2018-05-22.
- "UFC Fight Night 131 results: Jose Torres gets TKO when Jarred Brooks slams himself out". MMAjunkie. 2018-06-01. Retrieved 2018-06-02.
- Marcel Dorff (2018-09-02). ""The Monkey God" Jarred Brooks tackles "6 days notice" fight against Roberto Sanchez". mmadna.nl. Retrieved 2018-09-03. (in Dutch)
- John Morgan (2018-09-08). "UFC 228 results: Jarred Brooks rallies for puzzling split decision over Roberto Sanchez". mmajunkie.com. Retrieved 2018-09-08.
- "Report: UFC to Dissolve Men's Flyweight Division, Torres/Brooks Released". MMA Today. 2018-11-07. Retrieved 2018-11-08.
- Sherdog.com. "Jarred". Sherdog. Retrieved 2018-11-08.