Jim York (fighter)

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Jim Yorke
Born (1976-02-29) 29 February 1976 (age 41)[1]
Invercargill, New Zealand
Other names Big
Residence Sydney, Australia
Nationality New Zealander
Height 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)
Weight 253.1 lb (114.8 kg; 18.08 st)[1]
Division Heavyweight
Reach 76.5 in (194 cm)
Style Boxing, Freestyle Wrestling
Stance Orthodox
Fighting out of Mermaid Beach, Queensland, Australia
Team Five Rings Dojo (2006-present)
ShinKali Academy (2004-2012)
Integrated Martial Arts Australia (2003-2005)
Boonchu Gym (2010)
Trainer Fai Falamoe (2004-2012)
John Wayne Parr (2004-2005), (2010)
Kyle Noke (2003-2005)
Years active 2003-present
Mixed martial arts record
Total 21
Wins 16
By knockout 6
By submission 9
By decision 1
Losses 5
By knockout 2
By submission 2
By decision 1
Mixed martial arts record from Sherdog

Jim York (born as Jim Yorke on 29 February 1976) is a New Zealand professional mixed martial artist who has fought for the World Victory Road, Impact FC and King of the Cage promotions.

York is best known for his fights with Japanese firebrand Yoshihiro Nakao and UFC vet Dave Herman. He also fought EliteXC and PRIDE FC veteran James Thompson at World Victory Road Presents: Sengoku 7 winning via knockout.

Mixed martial arts record[edit]

Res. Record Opponent Method Event Date Round Time Location Notes
Win 16–5 Steven Warby Decision (unanimous) Nitro MMA 10 26 October 2013 3 5:00 Queensland, Australia
Loss 15–5 Jeff Monson Decision (unanimous) Cage Fighting Championship 21 18 May 2012 3 5:00 Sydney, Australia
Win 15–4 Lucas Browne TKO (punches) XMMA 3 5 November 2010 2 N/A Sydney, Australia
Win 14–4 Felise Leniu Submission (rear naked choke) XMMA 2: ANZ vs. USA 31 July 2010 1 1:27 Sydney, Australia
Win 13–4 Peter Graham Submission (rear naked choke) Impact FC 2 18 July 2010 1 3:44 Sydney, Australia
Win 12–4 Brandon Cash Submission (punches) Cage Fighting Championships 14 5 June 2010 1 4:33 Sydney, Australia
Loss 11–4 Dave Herman KO (axe kicks and punches) World Victory Road Presents: Sengoku 11 7 November 2009 1 2:25 Tokyo, Japan
Loss 11–3 Antônio Silva Submission (arm-triangle choke) World Victory Road Presents: Sengoku 10 23 September 2009 1 3:51 Saitama, Japan
Win 11–2 James Thompson KO (punch) World Victory Road Presents: Sengoku 7 20 March 2009 1 4:33 Tokyo, Japan
Loss 10–2 NakaoYoshihiro Nakao KO (punches) World Victory Road Presents: Sengoku 2 18 May 2008 2 0:46 Tokyo, Japan
Win 10–1 ZekiIro Zeki TKO (punches) MARS 7: Tornado Returns 15 April 2007 1 0:46 Tokyo, Japan
Win 9–1 KaplanAnthony Netzler KO (punch) MARS 4: New Deal 26 August 2006 1 1:03 Tokyo, Japan
Win 8–1 Jun Soo Lim Submission (neck crank) MARS World Grand Prix 29 April 2006 1 1:56 Seoul, South Korea
Win 7–1 MorrisBrad Morris KO (head kick) KOTC: Gunfather 10 February 2006 3 2:59 Sunshine Coast, Australia
Win 6–1 BertoniDarren Bertoni Submission (punches) Dojo KO: First Elimination 7 May 2005 1 N/A Queensland, Australia
Win 5–1 CutajarMick Cutajar Submission (verbal) Warriors Realm 2 10 December 2004 1 0:59 Sunshine Coast, Australia
Win 4–1 DistantShane Distant Submission (kimura) Spartan Reality Fight 12 27 November 2004 1 1:45 Gold Coast, Australia
Win 3–1 HendersonGareth Henderson Submission (rear naked choke) Warriors Realm 1 3 September 2004 1 1:48 Queensland, Australia
Win 2–1 HeinsSean Heins TKO (injury) Spartan Reality Fight 9 3 April 2004 1 0:49 Queensland, Australia
Win 1–1 WhiteNathan White Submission (guillotine choke) Spartan Reality Fight 8 29 November 2003 1 0:57 Gold Coast, Australia
Loss 0–1 MeijerDoug Meijer Submission (rear naked choke) Spartan Reality Fight 7 26 July 2003 2 0:41 Queensland, Australia

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