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Jamal Pogues

Heavyweight Division

11-4-0 (W-L-D)

4

Wins by Knockout

1

Wins by Submission

5

First Round Finishes

Jamal Pogues

athlete record

Info

Learn more about Jamal Pogues' UFC history, fighter facts, and Q&A below.

Status
Active
Place of Birth
Los Angeles, United States
Trains at
Syndicate MMA
Fighting style
Boxing
Age
28
Height
75.00
Weight
278.00
Octagon Debut
Feb. 18, 2023
Reach
77.00
Leg reach
43.00
  • Pro since 2016

     
  • Has won four of his last five

     
  • Four wins by KO, one by submission (undisclosed choke)

     
  • Five first round finishes

     
  • 1-1 between DWCS appearances

UFC Fight Night (2/3/24) Pogues won a three round unanimous decision over Thomas Petersen 

UFC Fight Night (7/22/23) Pogues lost a three round unanimous decision to Mick Parkin

UFC Fight Night (2/18/23) Pogues won a three round unanimous decision over Josh Parisian 

 

Dana White's Contender Series, Season 6

Episode three (8/9/22) Pogues won a three round unanimous decision over Paulo Renato Junior 

Dana White's Contender Series, Season 3 

Episode nine
(8/20/19) Pogues won a three round unanimous decision over Marcos Brigagao

When and why did you start training for fighting? At 13 years old after been choked out by a jiu-jitsu guy in school. I went straight to grappling classes, and from there it was all natural and I started training everything under Joe “Daddy” Stevenson.



What ranks and titles have you held? Brown belt in jiu-jitsu, light heavyweight Camo State champion, HW California Cage Wars champion, three-time NAGA champion



Do you have any heroes? Myself in 10 years



What would it mean for you to fight in the UFC? It would give me a chance to achieve my dreams at the highest level.



Did you go to college and if so what degree did you earn? I went straight from high school to MMA



What was your job before you started fighting? I worked as an extra on the TV show Kingdom, playing a fighter for Navy St. 



Specific accomplishments in amateur competition? 9-1 amateur record with three amateur titles.



Favorite grappling technique: Kimura



Favorite striking technique: Jab