|Born||South Shields, Tyne and Wear, England|
|Other names||The Juggernaut|
|Height||5 ft 10 in (1.78 m)|
|Weight||240 lb (110 kg; 17 st)|
|Reach||73.0 in (185 cm)|
|Fighting out of||South Shields, Tyne and Wear, U.K.|
|Mixed martial arts record|
|Mixed martial arts record from Sherdog|
James Mulheron is an English mixed martial artist currently competing in the Heavyweight division of the Ultimate Fighting Championship. A professional competitor since 2010, he has formerly competed for Bellator.
Background[edit | edit source]
Born and raised in South Shields, Mulheron began training at the age of 19, persuaded by his father to try MMA. During his amateur career, Mulheron also worked in construction. Former Royal Marine recruit but left due to injury
Mixed martial arts career[edit | edit source]
Early career[edit | edit source]
Mulheron began his amateur MMA career in 2010, going undefeated at 4-0, and captured the Made 4 The Cage Amateur Heavyweight Championship.
Beginning in 2012, Mulheron established himself among the top UK MMA Heavyweights. Under the Made 4 The Cage banner, he amassed a record of 10-1 over a period of five years, while also capturing the Heavyweight Championship twice.
Bellator MMA[edit | edit source]
Ultimate Fighting Championship[edit | edit source]
In May 2017, it was announced that Mulheron had signed with the UFC.
Mulheron was expected to face Cyril Asker on 25 November 2017 at UFC Fight Night 122. However, Mulheron was pulled from the card as he had failed an out-of-competition drug test stemming from sampled collected on November 10. One year suspension was handed down from USADA an he would be eligible to fight on November 17, 2018.
Personal life[edit | edit source]
Mixed martial arts record[edit | edit source]
|Professional record breakdown|
|13 matches||11 wins||2 losses|
|Loss||11-2||Justin Willis||Decision (unanimous)||UFC Fight Night: Nelson vs. Ponzinibbio||16 July 2017||3||5:00||Glasgow, Scotland|
|Win||11-1||Ruben Wolf||Decision (unanimous)||M4tC 23||25 February 2017||3||5:00||Tyne and Wear, England||Defended M4tC Heavyweight Championship.|
|Win||10–1||Geraint Hill||TKO (punches)||M4tC 22||26 November 2016||2||3:56||Tyne and Wear, England||Defended M4tC Heavyweight Championship.|
|Win||9–1||Neil Grove||Decision (unanimous)||Bellator 158||16 July 2016||3||5:00||London, England|
|Win||8–1||Tomasz Czerwinski||TKO (punches)||M4tC 19||28 November 2015||1||2:26||Tyne and Wear, England||Won vacant M4tC Heavyweight Championship.|
|Loss||7-1||Ruben Wolf||TKO (punches)||M4tC 16||28 February 2015||3||0:36||Tyne and Wear, England||Lost M4tC Heavyweight Championship.|
|Win||7–0||Dayman Lake||TKO (spinning back fist)||M4tC 15||29 November 2014||3||1:17||Tyne and Wear, England||Defended M4tC Heavyweight Championship.|
|Win||6–0||Neil Wain||Decision (unanimous)||M4tC 14||24 May 2014||3||5:00||Tyne and Wear, England||Defended M4tC Heavyweight Championship.|
|Win||5–0||Stav Economou||Decision (unanimous)||M4tC 13||22 February 2014||3||5:00||Tyne and Wear, England||Won vacant M4tC Heavyweight Championship.|
|Win||4–0||Martin Thompson||TKO (punches)||M4tC 12||23 November 2013||2||1:57||Tyne and Wear, England|
|Win||3–0||Darren Towler||Decision (unanimous)||M4tC 10||25 May 2013||1||4:49||Tyne and Wear, England|
|Win||2–0||Paul Taylor||TKO (retirement)||M4tC 9||16 February 2013||2||5:00||Tyne and Wear, England|
|Win||1–0||Wayne Fairless||TKO (punches)||M4tC 7||13 October 2012||1||1:01||Tyne and Wear, England|
References[edit | edit source]
- "James Mulheron signs with the UFC and warns : 'I' m a new breed of heavyweight'". chroniclelive.co.uk. 31 May 2017. Retrieved 11 July 2017.
- "Newcomer James Mulheron steps in as replacement at UFC Fight Night 113 in Glasgow". MMAjunkie. 2017-05-31. Retrieved 2017-07-17.
- "UFC Fight Night 113 results: Justin Willis outworks fellow newcomer James Mulheron". MMAjunkie. 2017-07-16. Retrieved 2017-07-17.
- Nolan King (2017-10-25). "Heavyweights Cyril Asker and James Mulheron to clash at UFC Shanghai". mma-today.com. Retrieved 2017-10-25.
- "James Mulheron pulled from UFC-Shanghai opener due to potential USADA violation". MMAjunkie. 2017-11-18. Retrieved 2017-11-19.
- "UFC's James Mulheron accepts one-year suspension for anti-doping violation". MMAjunkie. 2018-01-30. Retrieved 2018-01-31.
- "U.K. fighters James Mulheron, Alfie Davis sign for Bellator". MMA Fighting. Retrieved 2018-10-04.
- Sherdog.com. "James Mulheron". Sherdog.
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