x
x
advertisement - continue reading below
advertisement - continue reading below

Sean Sherk Fighter Statistics

Pro MMA Record: 36-4-1

Sherk was born on August 5, 1973, in St. Francis, Minnesota. Sherk began wrestling and weight training at age seven. He continued to wrestle for eleven years, and in that time he wrestled over 400 matches. After finding Greg Nelson's Minnesota Martial Arts Academy in 1994, Sherk began to practice boxing, shoot wrestling, and Muay Thai. In 1999, Sherk defeated Roscoe Ostyn by decision in his first MMA fight.

Last Fight: Evan Dunham
Age: 48
Height 5'6"
Weight 155 lbs
Nick Name: "The Muscle Shark"
Nationality: United States
Association: Minnesota Martial Arts Academy
36 Wins
KO / TKO
10
27%
Submission
12
33%
Decisions
15
41%
4 Losses
KO / TKO
2
50%
Submission
0
0%
Decisions
2
50%

Wiki Stats

Reach 67 in (170 cm)
Style Submission Wrestling
Stance Orthodox
Team Minnesota Martial Arts Academy
Trainer Greg Nelson
Years active 1999–2010
Spouse Heather Sherk
Children 2

Social Media

Twitter
Facebook
Instagram

News Articles

More News

FAQ's

Sean Sherk next fight?
N/A
Sean Sherk last fight?
Sean Sherk won his last fight against Evan Dunham by Decision (Split) on Sep. 25, 2010 at UFC 119 - Mir vs. Cro Cop.
Is Sean Sherk retired?
Sean Sherk last fought Evan Dunham 11 years 8 months and 3 days ago, and should be considered retired.
Should I bet on Sean Sherk?
Sean Sherk has a 90% win percentage, and has been favored to win in 60% of his fights.
Out of the 5 fights we have recorded, his opening odds average is a -220 favorite, and out of 3 favored matches, he has won 66% of them.
As an underdog he has been in 2 matches, with a win rate of 50% and an odds average of +120.
According to online odds, if you had bet $100 on all 5 of Sean Sherk betting fights, you would have lost $11.
Conversely if you had bet $100 on all of his opponents, you would have lost $75.
Where is Sean Sherk from?
Sean Sherk is from Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States.
Has Sean Sherk ever been knocked out?
Sean Sherk has lost 2 times by KO/TKO. He was last defeated by TKO (Knee and Punches) from B.J. Penn on May. 24, 2008 at UFC 84 - Ill Will
How long has Sean Sherk been fighting?
Sean Sherk has been fighting for a period of 11 years 2 months and 6 days, his first fight was on Jun. 19, 1999 at Dangerzone - Mahnomen. He has accumalated roughly 6 hours, 55 minutes and 47 seconds of professional combat.

Fight Record

W / L Opponent Event/Date Method Referee Round Time
win Evan Dunham UFC 119 - Mir vs. Cro Cop
Sep/25/2010
Decision (Split) Rob Hinds 3 5:00
loss Frankie Edgar UFC 98 - Evans vs. Machida
May/23/2009
Decision (Unanimous) Herb Dean 3 5:00
win Tyson Griffin UFC 90 - Silva vs. Cote
Oct/25/2008
Decision (Unanimous) David Smith 3 5:00
loss B.J. Penn UFC 84 - Ill Will
May/24/2008
TKO (Knee and Punches) Mario Yamasaki 3 5:00
win Hermes Franca UFC 73 - Stacked
Jul/07/2007
Decision (Unanimous) John McCarthy 5 5:00
win Kenny Florian UFC 64 - Unstoppable
Oct/14/2006
Decision (Unanimous) Steve Mazzagatti 5 5:00
win Nick Diaz UFC 59 - Reality Check
Apr/15/2006
Decision (Unanimous) Marco Lopez 3 5:00
loss Georges St. Pierre UFC 56 - Full Force
Nov/19/2005
TKO (Punches and Elbows) Herb Dean 2 2:53
win Joel Blanton BP - Pride and Glory
Sep/17/2005
Submission (Rear-Naked Choke) 1 3:22
win Lee King EC 60 - Extreme Challenge 60
Nov/12/2004
Submission (Arm-Triangle Choke) 1 2:20
win Brodie Farber SF 6 - Battleground in Reno
Sep/23/2004
Submission (Guillotine Choke) Steve Mazzagatti 1 0:55
win Darin Brudigan CFX 2 - Cage Fighting Xtreme 2
Sep/04/2004
Submission (Arm-Triangle Choke) 2 1:46
win Gerald Strebendt EC 58 - Extreme Challenge 58
Jun/11/2004
TKO (Punches) 1 3:52
win Eric Heinz PFA - Pride and Fury
Jun/03/2004
Submission (Neck Crank) 1 0:58
win Jake Short ICC - Trials 2
Apr/30/2004
Submission (Rear-Naked Choke) 1 1:37
win Kaleo Padilla YTYT - You Think You're Tough
Apr/17/2004
Submission (Neck Crank) 2 1:17
win Ryuki Ueyama Pride - Bushido 2
Feb/15/2004
Decision (Unanimous) Daisuke Noguchi 2 5:00
win Charles Diaz EP - XXXtreme Impact
Dec/28/2003
Submission (Keylock) 2 0:58
win Mark Long EC - Extreme Combat
Dec/12/2003
TKO (Submission to Punches) 1 0:32
win John Alexander EC - Best of the Best 2 - Night Event
Aug/02/2003
TKO (Punches) 1 2:31
loss Matt Hughes UFC 42 - Sudden Impact
Apr/25/2003
Decision (Unanimous) John McCarthy 5 5:00
win John Alexander EC 2 - Extreme Combat 2
Dec/07/2002
Submission (Rear-Naked Choke) 1 2:28
win Benji Radach UFC 39 - The Warriors Return
Sep/27/2002
TKO (Doctor Stoppage) Larry Landless 1 4:16
win Jutaro Nakao UFC 36 - Worlds Collide
Mar/22/2002
Decision (Unanimous) Mason White 3 5:00
win Claudionor da Silva Fontinelle UCC 6 - Redemption
Oct/19/2001
Submission (Rear-Naked Choke) 2 1:04
draw Kiuma Kunioku Pancrase - 2001 Neo-Blood Tournament Second Round
Jul/29/2001
Draw (Unanimous) Hiromi Okamoto 3 5:00
win Curtis Brigham UW - St. Paul
Jul/15/2001
TKO (Corner Stoppage) 3 1:15
win Jason Purcell UW - Ultimate Fight Minnesota
Jun/02/2001
TKO (Punches) 1 1:42
win Marty Armendarez KOTC 8 - Bombs Away
Apr/29/2001
TKO (Punches) 3 2:07
win Manny Gamburyan RSF 3 - Reality Submission Fighting 3
Mar/30/2001
Decision (Unanimous) 1 18:00
win Tiki Ghosn UFC 30 - Battle on the Boardwalk
Feb/23/2001
TKO (Shoulder Injury) Mason White 2 4:47
win Karo Parisyan RSF 2 - Reality Submission Fighting 2
Jan/05/2001
TKO (Corner Stoppage) 1 16:20
win Ken Parham SFC - Submission Fighting Championships 12
Nov/03/2000
Decision (Unanimous) 2 10:00
win Karo Parisyan RSF 1 - Reality Submission Fighting 1
Oct/06/2000
Decision (Unanimous) 1 18:00
win Steve Gomm EC 28 - Extreme Challenge 28
Oct/09/1999
Decision (Split) 1 10:00
win Scott Bills EC 28 - Extreme Challenge 28
Oct/09/1999
Decision (Unanimous) 1 10:00
win Kurtis Jensen Extreme Challenge - Trials
Oct/04/1999
TKO (Punches) 1 0:37
win Johnnie Holland UW - Ultimate Wrestling
Aug/13/1999
Submission (Keylock) 2 2:10
win Joe Paun MMAC 1 - Midwest MMA Championship 1
Jul/11/1999
Decision (Unanimous) 1 15:00
win Dean Kugler MMAC 1 - Midwest MMA Championship 1
Jul/11/1999
Decision (Unanimous) 1 10:00
win Roscoe Ostyn Dangerzone - Mahnomen
Jun/19/1999
Decision (Unanimous) 1 15:00