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Jimmy Crute

Light Heavyweight Division

12-3-0 (W-L-D)

5

Wins by Knockout

4

Wins by Submission

3

Wins by Decision

Jimmy Crute

athlete record

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Info

Learn more about Jimmy Crute's UFC history, fighter facts, and Q&A below.

Status
Active
Hometown
Singleton, Australia
Trains at
The Resistance Training Center
Fighting style
MMA
Age
26
Height
74.00
Weight
205.50
Octagon Debut
Dec. 02, 2018
Reach
74.00
Leg reach
43.00

Fighter Facts

  • Pro since 2016
     
  • Five wins by KO, four by submission (Armbar, Arm triangle, 2 Kimura)
     
  • Has won two of his last three
     
  • Has been the five-round distance twice
     
  • Eight first round finishes

 

UFC History

UFC 261 (4/24/21) Crute was defeated by Anthony Smith via TKO (doctor stoppage) at 5:00 of the first round
UFC Fight Night (10/18/20) Crute knocked out Modestas Bukauskas at 2:01 of the first round
UFC Fight Night (2/23/20) Crute submitted Michal Oleksiejczuk via kimura at 3:29 of the first round
UFC Fight Night (9/14/19) Crute was submitted by Misha Cirkunov via Peruvian Necktie at 3:38 of the first round
UFC 234 (2/10/19) Crute stopped Sam Alvey via strikes at 2:49 of the first round
UFC Fight Night (12/1/18) Crute submitted Paul Craig via kimura at 4:51 of the third round

Dana White's Contender Series, Season 2
Week six
(7/24/18) Crute stopped Chris Birchler via strikes at 4:23 of the first round

 

Q&A

When and why did you start training for fighting? I have trained most my life but I discovered MMA at age 12.
What titles have you held? 3x HEX LHW champion of Australia
Do you have any heroes? Too many to write down
What would it mean for you to fight in the UFC? My life's work paying off. Don't get me wrong, this is just the beginning, though.
What was your job before you started fighting? I’m young, but I have worked nearly my whole professional career in many different trade jobs.
Specific accomplishments in amateur competition? I had one amateur MMA fight. Multiple time State, National and Pan Pacific BJJ titles 
Ranks in any martial arts styles: Black belt in BJJ
Favorite grappling technique: Armbar 
Favorite Striking technique: Head kick