James Te Huna




TRAINING: Run, BJJ in the morning. kickboxing in the afternoon.

When and why did you start training for fighting? I grew up watching Bruce Lee movies as a kid. My father and his side of the family liked to brawl a bit too so I was eventually going to fall into it. I started boxing when I was 14.

What ranks and titles have you held? CFC Light Heavyweight world champion, ISKA MMA Australian Light Heavyweight champion

Do you have any heroes? My family and friends. We’re a tight bunch, and we all help each other.

What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC? The UFC is the pinnacle of MMA, and I’m looking forward to the challenge against the elite athletes in this sport.

Did you go to college and if so what degree did you earn? No

What was your job before you started fighting? I was working as a Bricklayer

Favorite grappling technique: I love my takedowns

Favorite Striking technique: Right uppercut

•    Brother Tama fought professionally from 2003 to 2005, compiling a 3-1 record

•    Three wins by submission, nine by KO / TKO

•    Lost to Gustafsson broke seven fight winning streak

•    In most recent pre-UFC bout, on 8/21/09, knocked out UFC vet Anthony Perosh at 2:21 of the first round.

Fight History

Skill Breakdown
Charts are compiled based on results from all fights.
Total Fights: 4
Record: 16-5-0
Summary: Athletic, Ground and Pound
Fighter Info
From: Darfield, Canterbury New Zealand
Fights Out Of: Penrith Australia
Age: 30
Height: 6′ 2" ( 187 cm )
Weight: 205 lb ( 93 kg )

Striking

Total Attempted Strikes
0
98
56% Successful
55
Types of Successful Strikes
0
55
35% Standing
18%
47% Ground
19
10
26
Striking Defense
63
%
The percentage of total strikes avoided

Grappling

Total Takedowns
0
14
43% Successful
6
Grappling Totals by Type
 
 
Subm.
Passes
Sweeps
1
4
0
Takedown Defense
67
%
The percentage of total takedowns avoided
Result Fighters Event Str TD Sub Pass Method Replay
Win
James Te Huna
UFC : Alves vs. Kampmann

Mar 2, 2012

22 0 0 0 R1KO/TKO
Aaron Rosa 0 0 0 0
Win
James Te Huna
UFC® 135: JONES vs. RAMPAGE

Sep 24, 2011

5 0 0 0 R1KO/TKO
Ricardo Romero 0 0 0 0
Loss
Alexander Gustafsson
UFC® 127: PENN vs. FITCH

Feb 26, 2011

4 1 2 2 R1Submission
James Te Huna 6 1 0 1
Win
James Te Huna
UFC® 110: NOGUEIRA vs VELASQUEZ

Feb 20, 2010

22 5 1 3 R3KO/TKO
Igor Pokrajac 25 2 0 0

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