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James Mulheron
BornSouth Shields, Tyne and Wear, England
Other namesThe Juggernaut
Height5 ft 10 in (1.78 m)
Weight240 lb (110 kg; 17 st)
Reach73.0 in (185 cm)
Fighting out ofSouth Shields, Tyne and Wear, U.K.
Years active2010-present
Mixed martial arts record
By knockout6
By decision5
By knockout1
By decision1
Mixed martial arts record from Sherdog

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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.


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]

Early career[edit]

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]

Mulheron and was scheduled to face Mark Godbeer at Bellator 158 London in 2016, but instead he faced UFC veteran Neil Grove following a Godbeer injury. He won the fight via unanimous decision.

Ultimate Fighting Championship[edit]

In May 2017, it was announced that Mulheron had signed with the UFC.[1]

In his debut, he faced Justin Willis on 16 July 2017 at UFC Fight Night: Nelson vs. Ponzinibbio.[2] He lost the bout by unanimous decision.[3]

Mulheron was expected to face Cyril Asker on 25 November 2017 at UFC Fight Night 122.[4] However, Mulheron was pulled from the card as he had failed an out-of-competition drug test stemming from sampled collected on November 10.[5] One year suspension was handed down from USADA an he would be eligible to fight on November 17, 2018.[6]

It was reported that on September 2018, Mulheron was no longer on the UFC roster and joined Bellator MMA.[7]

Personal life[edit]

Mulheron is half-Scottish, his father is from Glasgow, Scotland.

Mixed martial arts record[edit]

Res. Record Opponent Method Event Date Round Time Location Notes
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



  1. "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.
  2. "Newcomer James Mulheron steps in as replacement at UFC Fight Night 113 in Glasgow". MMAjunkie. 2017-05-31. Retrieved 2017-07-17.
  3. "UFC Fight Night 113 results: Justin Willis outworks fellow newcomer James Mulheron". MMAjunkie. 2017-07-16. Retrieved 2017-07-17.
  4. Nolan King (2017-10-25). "Heavyweights Cyril Asker and James Mulheron to clash at UFC Shanghai". mma-today.com. Retrieved 2017-10-25.
  5. "James Mulheron pulled from UFC-Shanghai opener due to potential USADA violation". MMAjunkie. 2017-11-18. Retrieved 2017-11-19.
  6. "UFC's James Mulheron accepts one-year suspension for anti-doping violation". MMAjunkie. 2018-01-30. Retrieved 2018-01-31.
  7. "U.K. fighters James Mulheron, Alfie Davis sign for Bellator". MMA Fighting. Retrieved 2018-10-04.
  8. Sherdog.com. "James Mulheron". Sherdog.

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