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James Adam McSweeney is an English professional mixed martial artist and former muay thai kickboxer. He was a cast member of SpikeTV's The Ultimate Fighter: Heavyweights. McSweeney will be a Gamestop exclusive unlockable fighter in the upcoming UFC Undisputed 2010 video game.

BiographyEdit

Born in London, England, McSweeney started kickboxing when he was six years old. At 15, he left school and moved to Thailand to train full time. An accomplished kickboxer and Muay Thai fighter, McSweeney won numerous titles over his career, ending with a record of 41 wins and 7 losses.[1]

In 2006, McSweeney made the transition to mixed martial arts. After appearing on British MMA shows, he made the move to the United States and began training at Greg Jackson's MMA Academy.

The Ultimate FighterEdit

McSweeney was on The Ultimate Fighter: Heavyweights fighting alongside Team Rashad. McSweeney was the first overall pick and fought on the second episode of the show against Wes Shivers defeating him via majority decision.

McSweeney moved on to the next round of the tournament, fighting teammate, Matt Mitrione. McSweeney won via guillotine choke in the first round.

In the semi-finals, McSweeney lost against Roy Nelson via TKO after getting caught in the crucifix position.

Ultimate Fighting ChampionshipEdit

James was given another chance by the UFC despite losing on The Ultimate Fighter. He fought Darrill Schoonover on The Ultimate Fighter: Heavyweights Finale card in Las Vegas on December 5 winning by TKO in the third round.

McSweeney is expect to make his next appearance in the UFC at UFC: The Ultimate Finale 11 card against UFC newcomer, Travis Browne.

Mixed martial arts recordEdit

Result Opponent Method Event Date Round Time Location Notes
United States flag Travis Browne UFC: The Ultimate Finale 11 02010-
June
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June 19, 2010
Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
Win United States flag Darrill Schoonover TKO (Knee and Punches) UFC: The Ultimate Finale 10 02009-
December
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  11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20  
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Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
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December 5, 2009
3 3:20 Las Vegas, Nevada, USA UFC Debut
Loss United States flag Ricardo Romero Submission (Rear Naked Choke) Ring of Combat 24 02009-
April
  1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10  
  11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20  
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Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun
Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
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April 17, 2009
1 2:27 Atlantic City, New Jersey, USA
Loss South Africa flag Neil Grove TKO Ultimate Challenge UK: Bad Breed 02008-
December
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  11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20  
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Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
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December 6, 2008
2 1:38 London, England
Win England flag Roman Webber TKO (Knee) Cage Rage 28 02008-
September
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  11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20  
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Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
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September 20, 2008
1 0:10 London, England
Win England flag Chris Cooper TKO FX3: Fight Night 9 02008-
September
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Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
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September 13, 2008
1 3:09 Reading, England
Loss United Kingdom flag Mustapha Al-turk TKO (Punches) Cage Rage 27 02008-
July
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Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
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July 12, 2008
1 2:06 London, England
Loss Poland flag Robert Paczków Submission (Smother) Cage Rage 24 02007-
December
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Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
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December 1, 2007
1 2:09 London, England
Win England flag Mark Buchanan TKO (Punches) Cage Rage 22 02007-
July
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Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
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July 14, 2007
1 1:30 London, England

ReferencesEdit

  1. Introducing “The Ultimate Fighter Heavyweights”: James McSweeney. Fight! Magazine. Retrieved on September 5, 2009.

External linksEdit

See alsoEdit


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