Jacob
Volkmann
15-4-0( W-L-D )
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Fight History

Skill Breakdown

Charts are compiled based on results from 10 fights.
Record: 15-4-0
Summary: Wrestling, Jiu-Jitsu

Fighter Info

Nickname: Christmas
From: Henning, MN USA
Fights Out Of: White Bear Lake, Minnesota USA
Age: 34
Height: 5' 9" ( 175 cm )
Weight: 155 lb ( 70 kg )
College: University of Minnesota

Striking

Total Attempted Strikes
0
389
34% Successful
134
Types of Successful Strikes
0
134
33%
59% Ground
44
11
79
Striking Defense
53
%
The percentage of total strikes avoided

Grappling

Total Takedowns
0
49
49% Successful
24
Grappling Totals by Type
 
 
Subm.
Passes
Sweeps
15
35
2
Takedown Defense
53
%
The percentage of total takedowns avoided
Result Fighters Event Str TD Sub Pass Method Replay Awards
Loss
Jacob Volkmann
Feb 2, 2013
6
54
4
1
0
1
5
4
R3 Submission
Loss
Jacob Volkmann
May 26, 2012
2
1
0
0
0
2
1
0
R1 Submission
Win
Jacob Volkmann
Dec 30, 2011
17
7
3
0
2
4
5
0
R3 Decision - Unanimous
Win
Jacob Volkmann
Aug 14, 2011
6
22
3
1
6
0
7
0
R3 Decision - Unanimous
Win
Jacob Volkmann
Jan 1, 2011
10
25
1
1
2
0
2
0
R3 Decision - Split
Win
Jacob Volkmann
Aug 1, 2010
24
32
0
6
2
2
3
11
R3 Decision - Unanimous
Win
Jacob Volkmann
Mar 31, 2010
24
20
5
3
0
0
1
1
R3 Decision - Split
Loss
Jacob Volkmann
Jan 2, 2010
14
13
0
0
1
0
1
0
R1 Submission
Loss
Jacob Volkmann
Nov 21, 2009
34
16
2
1
0
1
7
2
R3 Decision - Unanimous

Biography

TRAINING: Same as usual. I run 20 minutes every day, usually early morning. Then alternate standup training with grappling in the afternoon every day. I treat patients on my free time and coach high school and youth wrestling.

When and why did you start training for fighting?  Started seven years ago.  It feels good to hit people and submit them. 

What ranks and titles have you held? 
Three-time Div. 1 All-American, Big Ten wrestling champion, four-time All Big Ten team.  World grappling champion.


Do you have any heroes? 
My brother

What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC? 
What a relief.  I get to fight with the best.
Did you go to college and if so what degree did you earn?  Two BS' at University of Minnesota, Doctor of Chiropractic at Northwestern Health Sciences University.

What was your job before you started fighting?
Student

Specific accomplishments in pro competition? Victory Fighting champion at 170.


•    Seven wins by submission, two via submission due to strikes

•    Has won six of his last eight

•    Submitted WEC veteran Kevin Knabjian in May of 2009

•    Won 80kg no-gi world grappling championship in 2008

•    2008 USA Grappling national champion (defeated Dennis Hallman)

•    Got nickname from teammates who said he resembled Lloyd Christmas, a Jim Carrey character in the film ‘Dumb and Dumber.’

•    Practicing chiropractor

Career

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