Jamey "The Afro Samurai" Simmons
Height: 5' 6"
Leg reach: 38.00
Weight: 145 lbs.
Nationality: Fond du Lac, United States
AccoladesWins by KO: 4
Wins by submission: 1
Wins by decision: 2
Jamey Simmons is a professional mixed martial artist who fights in the UFC. He has been competing since 2011 and has become one of the most respected fighters in his division. He trains with American Top Team, which is widely regarded as one of the best MMA camps in the world. As an amateur fighter, Jamey was a three-time state champion and he also competed at a national level before turning pro.
Jamey was born and raised in Florida where he began training in MMA from an early age. He took to it quickly, competing often and gaining valuable experience along the way. While still an amateur fighter, Jamey earned wins over some top fighters including current UFC stars such as Edson Barboza and Rafael Dos Anjos, which helped to put him on the map as someone to watch out for when he turned pro.
In 2013 Jamey made his professional debut with Bellator Fighting Championships winning two out of three bouts before signing with The Ultimate Fighter (TUF) series for season 17. This is where he really made a name for himself by going on to make it all the way to finals before losing via decision against Uriah Hall after five hard fought rounds that earned both fighters Fight Of The Night honors amongst other accolades indicating their skill level inside of competition cage or octagon as many call it now days .
After TUF 17, Jamey continued competing primarily within Bellator until 2018 when he signed with UFC after winning six consecutive bouts while showcasing improved skillset that included different techniques like wrestling submission defense scrambling tactics clinch striking etcetera . Since then ,he accumulated impressive 4–1 record having faced some tough opponents like former interim light heavyweight title contender Ovince Saint Preux who would eventually lose fight via unanimous decision first round knockout over Marcos Rogerio de Lima former middleweight champion Luke Rockhold among others four five star rated showings every single time stepping into ring octagon respectively .
In 2020 Jamey got back into groove putting together two straight wins further solidifying spot among top 15 rankings Heavyweight Division despite suffering controversial split decision defeat previous year against Stefan Struve during classic stand up war Netherlands native won narrowly due judges scorecards making difference between victory defeat being so narrow could have gone either way but majority opinion had leaning toward favor Simmons case nevertheless officials call matters at end day no matter what everyone else thinks about situation .
Although looking back career path this far we can say without any doubt future looks bright talented athlete once again entering prime years fighting career having overcome many highs lows yet remain determined focused stay course bringing dream championship belt reality someday very soon .