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Light Heavyweight Division


Jimmy Crute

Light Heavyweight Division

12-4-1 (W-L-D)


Wins by Knockout


Wins by Submission


First Round Finishes

Jimmy Crute

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

Place of Birth
Singleton, Australia
Trains at
The Resistance Training Center
Fighting style
Octagon Debut
Dec. 2, 2018
Leg reach
  • Pro since 2016

  • Five wins by KO, four by submission (Armbar, Arm triangle, 2 Kimura)

  • Has won two of his last six (2-3-1)

  • Has been the five-round distance twice

  • Eight first round finishes

UFC 290 (7/8/23) Crute was submitted by Alonzo Menifield via guillotine choke at 1:55 of the second round 

UFC 284 (2/11/23) Crute and Alonzo Menifield fought to a three round draw

UFC on ESPN (12/4/21) Crute was knocked out by Jamahal Hill at :48 of the first round

UFC 261 (4/24/21) Crute lost to 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

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