James
Krause
22-7-0( W-L-D )
Fight Night Bonuses: 1 Fight of the Night / 1 Submission of the Night

Fight History

Skill Breakdown

Charts are compiled based on results from 8 fights.
Record: 22-7-0
Summary: Striking and unorthodox BJJ

Fighter Info

Nickname: The James Krause
From: Newport News, Virginia USA
Fights Out Of: Lee's Summit, Missouri USA
Age: 29
Height: 6' 2" ( 187 cm )
Weight: 155 lb ( 70 kg )

Striking

Total Attempted Strikes
0
768
43% Successful
334
Types of Successful Strikes
0
334
91% Standing
305
23
6
Striking Defense
64
%
The percentage of total strikes avoided

Grappling

Total Takedowns
0
26
19% Successful
5
Grappling Totals by Type
 
 
Subm.
Passes
Sweeps
2
2
2
Takedown Defense
25
%
The percentage of total takedowns avoided

Biography

TRAINING: 2-3 times a day. I've been out to Factory X Muay Thai in Denver for this fight as well as mixing some Tae Kwon Do techniques into my training. 

When and why did you start training for fighting? Eight years ago. It was something fun to do in the summer while I was out of college. I showed up at the gym one day and never left. 

What ranks and titles have you held? BJJ brown belt

Do you have any heroes? None

What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC? It’s the top of the top. I can test my skills against the best in the world here.

Did you go to college and if so what degree did you earn? Five credits shy of a degree. I quit to pursue fighting.

What was your job before you started fighting? I ran GrindHouse MMA

Specific accomplishments in amateur competition? 18-1 with 2 titles

Favorite grappling technique: Guillotine

Favorite striking technique: Jab

• Pro since 2007

• 14 wins by submission (3 guillotine, 3 RNC, 7 triangle, 1 undisclosed submission), six by knockout

• 7 wins by triangle choke, three by guillotine choke, three by rear naked choke

• Fought twice in the WEC, losing to Donald Cerrone and Ricardo Lamas

• 16 first round finishes

• TUF 15 competitor (lost in preliminary round to Justin Lawrence)

• Owns wins over Toby Imada, Joe Jordan, Michael Johnson, and Anthony Smith

Career

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