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Ronald Jhun Bio
Ronald Andrew Jhun (born September 21, 1970) is an American professional mixed martial artist who most recently competed in the Welterweight division. A professional competitor since 1998, Jhun has formerly competed for the UFC, Strikeforce, Shooto, King of the Cage, Rumble on the Rock, and the World Fighting Alliance. Jhun is the former King of the Cage Welterweight Champion.
- 1 Background
- 2 Mixed martial arts career
- 2.1 Early career
- 2.2 UFC and Strikeforce
- 2.3 Independent promotions
- 3 Personal life
- 4 Mixed martial arts record
- 5 References
- 6 External links
Born and raised in Honolulu, Hawaii, Jhun competed in football through high school and also competed in wrestling during his junior and senior years. After graduating, Jhun was introduced to mixed martial arts by his brother-in-law, Ray Cooper, and David Pa'aluhi, who would both also go on to have success as professional MMA fighters.
Mixed martial arts career
Jhun made his professional mixed martial arts debut in 1998, competing under the SuperBrawl banner. Jhun compiled an overall record of 21-11-1 and won the King of the Cage Welterweight Championship before being signed by the UFC.
UFC and Strikeforce
Jhun made his UFC debut on August 21, 2004 at UFC 49 against Chris Lytle. Jhun was defeated via guillotine choke submission in the first round.
Jhun returned to the regional circuit, and went on a ten-fight losing streak during which he competed at Strikeforce: Triple Threat against Eugene Jackson in a Middleweight bout on December 8, 2006. Jhun, who had faced Jackson in his professional debut, again lost in the rematch via rear-naked choke submission in the first round.
Jhun has gone 2-6 in his last eight fights, but on August 7, 2010, defeated Michael Winkelspecht via rear-naked choke submission in the second round to become the X-1 Middleweight Champion.
Jhun is married and has children.
Mixed martial arts record
- Professional MMA record for Ronald Jhun from Sherdog