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Ryan D Mooney American Muay Thai, Mix Martial Artist

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Ryan Mooney
BornRyan Mooney
(1979-01-12) January 12, 1979 (age 41)
Palo Alto, California, United States
Other namesShaggy, Juggernaut
ResidenceConcord, California
Height6 ft 7 in (2.01 m)
Weight265 lb (120 kg; 18.9 st)
Reach82 in (208 cm)
StyleMuay Thai, Jui Jitsu
Fighting out ofLivermore, California, United States
TeamRalph Gracie Jiu-Jitsu
RankPurple belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu[1]
Years active2008–present
Mixed martial arts record
By knockout1
By submission5
By decision3
By decision1
Mixed martial arts record from Sherdog

Ryan Mooney (born January 12, 1979) is an American mixed martial artist who competed in the heavyweight division


Born and raised in Palo Alto, Mooney began training in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu at the age of 26, and went on to have an accomplished career in the sport. As a blue-belt, Mooney was a champion, and won the South American, European, and Pan-American championships as a purple belt.[1] He moved to the California as a young boy, settling in Northern California.[2]

Mixed martial arts career[edit]

Ultimate Fighting Championship[edit]

Mooney was later signed by the Dragon House and made his debut at Dragon House: Bermudez vs. Korean Zombie in a heavyweight bout against Anthony Hamilton. Mooney won via knockout with an overhand right in the first round.[3] He also won Performance of the Night honors.

Mooney faced Jordan Johnson on July 7, 2017 at The Ultimate Fighter 25 Finale.[4] He won the fight by unanimous decision.[5]

Mooney faced Jake Collier on November 11, 2017 at UFC Fight Night: Poirier vs. Pettis.[6] He lost the fight by unanimous decision.[7]

On August 14, 2018, it was announced that Mooney was released from UFC.[8]

Championships and accomplishments[edit]

Mixed martial arts[edit]

  • Dragon House
    • Two Time Dragon House Heavyweight Champion (two defenses)**

Mixed martial arts record[edit]

Res. Record Opponent Method Event Date Round Time Location Notes
Win 9–1 Anthony Hamilton KO (punch) UFC Fight Night: Bermudez vs. Korean Zombie February 4, 2017 1 3:10 Houston, Texas, United States Heavyweight debut. Performance of the Night.
Win 8–1 David Mitchell Decision (unanimous) Dragon House 20 June 6, 2015 3 5:00 Oakland, California, United States Defended the Dragon House Light Heavyweight Championship.
Win 7–1 Jordan Powell Submission (side choke) Dragon House 19 March 21, 2015 1 0:18 Oakland, California, United States Defended the Dragon House Light Heavyweight Championship.
Win 6–1 Mike Ortega Submission (rear-naked choke) Dragon House 17 August 9, 2014 3 1:17 Oakland, California, United States Won the vacant Dragon House Light Heavyweight Championship.
Win 5–1 Manny Murillo Decision (unanimous) Dragon House 16 May 3, 2014 3 5:00 Oakland, California, United States Return to Light Heavyweight.
Win 4–1 CJ Marsh Submission (baseball choke) War MMA 1: Roberts vs. Baesman June 22, 2013 2 2:40 Stockton, California, United States Catchweight (195 lbs) bout.
Loss 3–1 Jesse Taylor Decision (unanimous) Dragon House 11 August 18, 2012 3 5:00 Oakland, California, United States Middleweight debut.
Win 3–0 Sean Pierre Decision (unanimous) Impact MMA: Recognition December 10, 2011 3 5:00 Pleasanton, California, United States
Win 2–0 Ryan Williams Submission (rear-naked choke) Capitol Fighting Championships: Fall Classic October 8, 2011 1 2:05 Sacramento, California, United States
Win 1–0 David Villescaz Submission (armbar) Rebel Fights April 16, 2011 1 2:23 Plymouth, California, United States

See also[edit]

Others articles of the Topic MMA : Mike Jackson (fighter), Levon Lagvilava, Roldan Sangcha-an, Kevin Belingon, Chaitanya Gavali, Damir Ismagulov, UFC 228
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  1. 1.0 1.1 "- Official UFC Profile". UFC.com. Retrieved July 9, 2017.
  2. Fernanda Prates and Christian Stein (2017-07-06). "After making most of adverse Dragon debut, Ryan Mooney aims to dominate into 265-pound rankings". mmajunkie.com. Retrieved 2017-07-06.
  3. Steven Marrocco (2017-02-04). "Fight Night 104 results: Ryan Mooney KOs Anthony Hamilton in first". mmajunkie.com. Retrieved 2017-02-04.
  4. "Jordan Johnson, Ryan Mooney fight at TUF 25 Finale".
  5. "TUF 25 Finale results: Jordan Johnson stays unbeaten, outworks Ryan Mooney for decision". MMAjunkie. 2017-07-08. Retrieved 2017-07-08.
  6. Raphael Marinho (2017-08-08). "Ryan Mooney tries UFC recovery against Jake Collier in Norfolk". sportv.globo.com. Retrieved 2017-08-08. Script error: The function "in_lang" does not exist.
  7. "UFC Fight Night 120 results: Jake Collier outworks Ryan Mooney for decision win". MMAjunkie. 2017-11-12. Retrieved 2017-11-12.
  8. "Dustin Poirier Passing On 'Most Violent' Title Ahead Of Nate Diaz Fight". Retrieved 2018-08-16.

External links[edit]

Category:Living people Category:in the United States Category:Brazilian male mixed martial artists Category:1979 births


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