Ryan Jimmo

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Ryan Jimmo
Personal information
NationalityCanadian
Born(1981-11-27)November 27, 1981
Saint John, New Brunswick, Canada
DiedJune 26, 2016(2016-06-26) (aged 34)
Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
Years active2007–2016
Height6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)
Weight205 lb (93 kg; 14.6 st)
Sport
Weight classLight heavyweight
Rank2nd degree black belt in Chitō-ryū Karate[1]
TeamPower MMA Team

Ryan Jimmo[3] (November 27, 1981 – June 26, 2016) was a Canadian mixed martial artist. He competed in the light heavyweight division of the Ultimate Fighting Championship.

He mostly fought in Canada. He competed on the eighth season of The Ultimate Fighter. He was the former MFC Light Heavyweight Champion.

Jimmo died, aged 34, at a hospital in Edmonton, Alberta on June 26, 2016 after being run-over by a truck because he was involved in a fight with the truck driver.[4]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Ryan Jimmo - Official UFC Fighter Profile". UFC.com. Retrieved May 31, 2015.
  2. "Fight Card - UFC Fight Night Condit vs. Alves". UFC.com. Retrieved May 30, 2015.
  3. "Jimmo". mmajunkie.com. July 29, 2016.
  4. Mike Bohn (2016-06-26). "Seven-time UFC vet Ryan Jimmo dead at 34 after being struck in hit and run". MMA Junkie. Retrieved 2016-06-26.