Akbarh Omar Arreola Jiménez[2] (born January 14, 1983) is a Mexican mixed martial artist who competes in the Lightweight division of the Ultimate Fighting Championship.[3] He also had competed in the Welterweight division.[4]

Akbarh Arreola
BornAkbarh Omar Arreola Jiménez
(1983-01-14) January 14, 1983 (age 37)
Tijuana, Baja California, Mexico
Other namesEl Caballero
NationalityMexican
Height5 ft 10 in (1.78 m)
Weight155 lb (70 kg)
DivisionLightweight
Welterweight
Fighting out ofChula Vista, California, United States
TeamEntram Gym
RankBrown belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu under Dean Lister[1]
Green belt in Kenpo Karate[1]
Years active2002–present
Mixed martial arts record
Total35
Wins23
By knockout5
By submission17
By decision1
Losses11
By knockout7
By decision4
Draws1
Other information
Mixed martial arts record from Sherdog

Mixed martial arts careerEdit

The Ultimate FighterEdit

In February 2012, it was revealed that Arreola would be a participant on The Ultimate Fighter 15.[5] He was defeated in the entry round by Myles Jury via unanimous decision.[6]

Ultimate Fighting ChampionshipEdit

Arreola made his promotional debut against Tiago dos Santos on July 26, 2014 at UFC on Fox 12.[7] He lost the fight via unanimous decision.[8]

In his second UFC fight, Arreola faced Yves Edwards on November 22, 2014 at UFC Fight Night 57.[9] He won the fight via submission in the first round.[10]

Arreola faced Francisco Trinaldo on March 21, 2015 at UFC Fight Night 62.[11] He lost the fight via unanimous decision.[12]

Arreola is faced Jake Matthews on November 15, 2015 at UFC 193.[13] He lost the fight via TKO (doctor stoppage) after the second round and was subsequently released from the promotion following the loss.[14]

On April 26, 2016, Arreola announced his retirement from mixed martial arts.

Championships and accomplishmentsEdit

Mixed martial artsEdit

  • Maximum Cage Fighting
    • MMAX Fights Welterweight Championship (One time)
  • Ultimate Warrior Challenge
    • UWC Mexico Welterweight Championship (One time)

Mixed martial arts recordEdit

Professional record breakdown
35 matches 23 wins 11 losses
By knockout 5 7
By submission 17 0
By decision 1 4
Draws 1
Res. Record Opponent Method Event Date Round Time Location Notes
Loss 23–11–1 Kazuki Tokudome TKO (punches) Pancrase: 277 April 24, 2016 1 4:59 Tokyo, Japan For Lightweight King of Pancrase Championship.
Loss 23–10–1 Jake Matthews TKO (doctor stoppage) UFC 193 November 15, 2015 2 5:00 Melbourne, Australia
Loss 23–9–1 Francisco Trinaldo Decision (unanimous) UFC Fight Night: Maia vs. LaFlare March 21, 2015 3 5:00 Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Win 23–8–1 Yves Edwards Submission (armbar) UFC Fight Night: Edgar vs. Swanson November 22, 2014 1 1:52 Austin, Texas, United States
Loss 22–8–1 Tiago dos Santos Decision (unanimous) UFC on Fox: Lawler vs. Brown July 26, 2014 3 5:00 San Jose, California, United States
Win 22–7–1 Alejandro Solano Rodriguez Submission (rear-naked choke) CRMMA: Costa Rica MMA 1 March 22, 2014 2 1:42 Heredia, Costa Rica
Win 21–7–1 Jason Meaders Submission (armbar) SCMMA 3: Fight to the End September 7, 2013 1 1:06 Ontario, California, United States
Win 20–7–1 Juan Voelker Submission (armbar) UWC Mexico 13: Benitez vs. Oropeza March 2, 2013 1 3:04 Tijuana, Mexico
Loss 19–7–1 Juan Manuel Puig TKO (punches) XK 17: Xtreme Kombat 17 September 21, 2012 1 4:46 Mexico City, Mexico
Loss 19–6–1 Ronys Torres Decision (unanimous) Shooto Brazil 25: Fight for BOPE August 25, 2011 3 5:00 Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Win 19–5–1 Gilberto Aguilar Submission (triangle Choke) UWC Mexico 10: To The Edge June 25, 2011 1 1:25 Tijuana, Mexico
Win 18–5–1 Carlos Torres KO (punch) UWC Mexico 9: They're Back March 26, 2011 1 2:34 Tijuana, Mexico
Win 17–5–1 Jorge Lopez TKO (punches) UWC Mexico 8: Mexican Championships October 16, 2010 2 4:47 Tijuana, Mexico
Win 16–5–1 Matt Lagler Submission (armbar) UWC Mexico 6: Made in Mexico April 24, 2010 2 4:07 Tijuana, Mexico
Loss 15–5–1 Brent Weedman TKO (punches) MMAX 23: MMA Xtreme 23 August 15, 2009 2 0:42 Cancun, Mexico
Win 15–4–1 Adam Lehman Submission (triangle Choke) UWC Mexico 2: Cachanilla Fury May 30, 2009 1 0:49 Tijuana, Mexico
Win 14–4–1 Luciano Correa TKO (corner stoppage) MMAX 21: MMA Xtreme 21 April 19, 2008 2 5:00 Mexico City, Mexico
Win 13–4–1 David Gardner Decision (split) MMAX 18: Going Home January 26, 2008 3 5:00 Tijuana, Mexico
Win 12–4–1 Gabe Ruediger Submission (kimura) MMAX 15: MMA Xtreme 15 November 16, 2007 1 2:03 Mexico City, Mexico
Win 11–4–1 Mike Tseng Submission (triangle Choke) MMAX 12: MMA Xtreme 12 June 30, 2007 1 1:43 Mexicali, Mexico
Win 10–4–1 Marquis McKnight TKO MMAX 9: MMA Xtreme 9 March 3, 2007 1 0:00 Tijuana, Mexico
Win 9–4–1 Lucas Factor Submission (armbar) MMAX 7: MMA Xtreme 7 November 11, 2006 1 N/A Tijuana, Mexico
Win 8–4–1 Jose Luis Cocafuego Submission (triangle Choke) MMAX 6: MMA Xtreme 6 October 27, 2006 1 0:00 Mexico
Win 7–4–1 Hajime Ohara Submission (armbar) MMAX 4: MMA Xtreme 4 August 19, 2006 1 N/A Tijuana, Mexico
Win 6–4–1 Kasuchina Okada Submission (choke) MMAX 3: MMA Xtreme 3 June 3, 2006 1 0:00 Mexico
Win 5–4–1 Jude Gonzales Submission (triangle Choke) MMAX 1: MMA Xtreme 1 March 25, 2006 1 N/A Tijuana, Mexico
Loss 4–4–1 Toby Imada Decision (unanimous) TC 12: Total Combat 12 December 17, 2005 3 5:00 Tijuana, Mexico
Loss 4–3–1 Toby Imada TKO (corner stoppage) TC 9: Total Combat 9 July 30, 2005 2 5:00 Tijuana, Mexico
Draw 4–2–1 Antonio McKee Draw CFC 1: Crown Fighting 1 September 4, 2004 2 5:00 Rosarito Beach, Mexico
Loss 4–2 Mac Danzig TKO (punches) RM 5: Road to the Championship June 27, 2004 1 1:22 Tijuana, Mexico
Win 4–1 Steve Barnett Submission (triangle Choke) TC 3: Total Combat 3 May 30, 2004 1 0:50 Tijuana, Mexico
Win 3–1 Alex Ramirez Submission (triangle Choke) RM 4: Beat Down in Baja September 14, 2003 2 3:22 Tijuana, Mexico
Win 2–1 Hector Carrillo Submission (triangle Choke) RM 3: Reto Maximo 3 March 14, 2003 1 1:07 Tijuana, Mexico
Win 1–1 Fernando Zatarain KO RM 2: Reto Maximo 2 December 8, 2002 1 0:14 Tijuana, Mexico
Loss 0–1 Ricardo Corrales TKO (corner toppage) RM 1: Reto Maximo 1 September 8, 2002 1 5:00 Tijuana, Mexico

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Akbarh Arreola - Official UFC Fighter Profile". UFC.com. Retrieved November 16, 2015.
  2. ^ "Un mexicano en busca de ser el Ultimate Fighter". Ultimate Fighting Championship. Retrieved June 21, 2015.
  3. ^ "Akbarh Arreola". mixedmartialarts.com. Archived from the original on May 26, 2015.
  4. ^ "Akbarh Arreola". fightmatrix.com. Archived from the original on May 26, 2015. Retrieved May 26, 2015.
  5. ^ "'The Ultimate Fighter 15' cast unveiled with 32 lightweight fighters". MMAjunkie.com. February 27, 2012.
  6. ^ "TUF 15 Recap: Episode 1". sherdog.com. March 9, 2012.
  7. ^ Zane Simon (May 21, 2014). "Welcome to the UFC Arreola". bloodyelbow.com.
  8. ^ "UFC on FOX 12 results, photos: Aggressive Tiago Trator tops Akbarh Arreola". MMAjunkie.com. July 26, 2014.
  9. ^ Staff (September 16, 2014). "Akbarh Arreola-Yves Edwards set for UFC Fight Night 57". mmajunkie.com. Retrieved September 16, 2014.
  10. ^ "UFC Fight Night 57 results: Akbarh Arreola spoils Yves Edwards' home fight with armbar". MMAjunkie.com. November 22, 2014.
  11. ^ C.J. Tuttle (January 28, 2015). "Francisco Trinaldo-Akbarh Arreola Added to UFC Fight Night on March 21". mmafighting.com. Retrieved January 28, 2015.
  12. ^ Ben Fowlkes (March 21, 2015). "UFC Fight Night 62 results: Francisco Trinaldo cruises to decision over Akbarh Arreola". mmajunkie.com. Retrieved March 21, 2015.
  13. ^ Larissa Nicholson (August 19, 2015). "UFC to bring cage fighting to Etihad Stadium". smh.com.au. Retrieved August 19, 2015.
  14. ^ Brent Brookhouse (November 14, 2015). "UFC 193 results: Jake Matthews busts up the face of Akbarh Arreola for doctor's stoppage". mmajunkie.com. Retrieved November 14, 2015.

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